37 days in Europe Itinerary

37 days in Europe Itinerary

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37 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Recife, Brazil
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
bus:  30​min
2
Sintra, Portugal
— 1 day
bus:  30​min
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
4
Coimbra, Portugal
— 1 day
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
6
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
7
Salisbury, United Kingdom
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Cardiff, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 1 day
ferry:  7​h
10
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
11
Lisdoonvarna, Ireland
— Few hours
Drive:  7​h
12
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  5​h
13
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
14
Cambridge, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
15
Calais, France
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
16
Dunkirk, France
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
17
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
18
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
19
Tallinn, Estonia
— 10 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Recife, Brazil

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, museums, nightlife, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Belém Tower, meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, and contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon attractions planning website .

Recife, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Recife to Lisbon, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Recife in March; daily highs in Lisbon reach 20°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Sintra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 30:
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

1
day
Sintra, Portugal

Sintra ©
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Castelo dos Mouros, admire the striking features of Palacio Nacional de Sintra, and then admire the natural beauty at Quinta da Regaleira.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sintra itinerary tool .

Sintra is just a stone's throw from Lisbon. In March, daily temperatures in Sintra can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Lisbon.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Mar 30 — 31:
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Palacio Nacional de Sintra ©
Palacio Nacional de Sintra

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon
To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planner.

Lisbon is just a short distance from Sintra. You will leave for Coimbra on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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1
day
Coimbra, Portugal

Coimbra ©
The university town of Coimbra exudes modern flair while embracing its roots as the medieval capital of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Coimbra, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra), and then admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Coimbra trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by train from Lisbon to Coimbra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Coimbra are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can take a train to Lisbon.

Things to do in Coimbra

Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 1:
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Jardim Botanico ©
Jardim Botanico
University of Coimbra ©
University of Coimbra

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon
For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon tour itinerary builder .

You can take a train from Coimbra to Lisbon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 1st (Wed), you're off toLondon.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hyde Park, Imperial War Museum and Tower of London. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our London day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to London takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in April; daily highs in London reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Salisbury.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

1
day
Salisbury, United Kingdom

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, then contemplate the long history of Mompesson House, then make a trip to Stonehenge, and finally contemplate the long history of Old Sarum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Salisbury tour itinerary planning site .

Traveling by train from London to Salisbury takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Salisbury sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Cardiff.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Stonehenge
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Old Sarum ©
Old Sarum

2
nights
Cardiff, United Kingdom

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History, then take in the waterfront at Cardiff Bay Wales, and then step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cardiff trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Salisbury to Cardiff in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Cardiff can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Liverpool.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
St Fagans National Museum of History ©
Cardiff Bay Wales ©
Cardiff Bay Wales
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle

1
day
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Liverpool Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Liverpool tour planner .

Traveling by car from Cardiff to Liverpool takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In April in Liverpool, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Liverpool

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): make a trip to The Spire, contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, then examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, and finally don't miss a visit to Temple Bar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then get your bearings at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, then walk around St Stephens Green, and finally appreciate the history behind James Joyce Statue.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Dublin trip itinerary maker app .

Fly from Liverpool to Dublin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Liverpool in April, Dublin is slightly colder at night with lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Lisdoonvarna.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

few
hours
Lisdoonvarna, Ireland

Lisdoonvarna ©
Lisdoonvarna is a spa town of 739 people (2011 census) in County Clare in Ireland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at The Burren.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lisdoonvarna trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Dublin to Lisdoonvarna in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Lisdoonvarna

Nature Parks

Side Trip

The Burren
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
The Burren ©
The Burren

3
nights
Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
On the 10th (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at City Hall, contemplate the long history of Crumlin Road Gaol, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Belfast Botanical Gardens, get a new perspective on nature at Ulster Museum, then examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, then examine the collection at SS Nomadic, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Belfast trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Lisdoonvarna to Belfast in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Tours Parks
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Ulster Museum ©
Ulster Museum
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
Walking tours

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland and then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and finally make a trip to The Royal Mile.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Belfast to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Belfast in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Edinburgh, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Cambridge.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

1
night
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Cambridge
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, admire the masterpieces at Fitzwilliam Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at King's College Chapel.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cambridge trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Edinburgh to Cambridge takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Edinburgh in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cambridge, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Calais.

Things to do in Cambridge

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Fitzwilliam Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum
King's College Chapel ©
King's College Chapel

1
night
Calais, France

Calais
Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Calais journey planner.

Traveling by car from Cambridge to Calais takes 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cambridge to Calais. In April, daily temperatures in Calais can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You'll set off for Dunkirk on the 16th (Thu).

Things to do in Calais

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 16:

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hours
Dunkirk, France

Dunkirk ©
Dunkirk is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at Musee Portuaire, admire the masterpieces at LAAC - Lieu d’Art et Action Contemporaine, and then kick back and relax at Plage de Malo-les-Bains.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Dunkirk using our trip planner.

Dunkirk is very close to Calais. In April, daytime highs in Dunkirk are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Dunkirk

Museums Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Musee Portuaire ©
Musee Portuaire

1
night
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, then appreciate the history behind Oude Griffie, and finally make a trip to The Markt.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Dunkirk to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
The Markt ©
The Markt
Belfry of Bruges
Belfry of Bruges

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nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire the striking features of Justice Palace (Palais de Justice). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), examine the collection at Atomium, then browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, then appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and finally make a trip to Grand Place.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip planning site .

You can take a train from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. You'll set off for home on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

10
nights
Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tallinn tour builder website .

Fly from Brussels to Tallinn in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Brussels in April, things will get slightly colder in Tallinn: highs are around 9°C and lows about 0°C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Tallinn

Nightlife Museums Tours
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