46 days in Europe Itinerary

46 days in Europe Itinerary

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Peneda-Geres National Park, Portugal
— 1 day
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Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Lagos, Portugal
— 1 night
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Dortmund, Germany
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Saint-Quentin City, France
— 2 nights
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Lille, France
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Peneda-Geres National Park, Portugal — 1 day

Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Peneda-Geres National Park.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Peneda-Geres National Park trip tool.

Porto to Peneda-Geres National Park is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Porto.
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Find places to stay Apr 20 — 21:
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Porto, Portugal — 2 nights

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
On the 21st (Thu), make a trip to Liberdade Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), then take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, then get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins do Palacio de Cristal. Keep things going the next day: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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You can drive from Peneda-Geres National Park to Porto in 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to fly to Lisbon.
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Find places to stay Apr 20 — 22:

Lisbon, Portugal — 4 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, get a taste of the local shopping with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Lisbon holiday planner.

You can fly from Porto to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lagos.
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Find places to stay Apr 22 — 26:

Lagos, Portugal — 1 night

The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade and then kick back and relax at Praia do Camilo.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Lagos trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Lagos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 4 nights

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo, Catedral Primada, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

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Traveling by flight from Lagos to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lagos to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Lagos in April since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can take a train to Valencia.
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Valencia, Spain — 2 nights

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias and then contemplate the long history of Valencia Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Valencia trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Valencia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip builder site.

You can fly from Valencia to Barcelona in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Valencia in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 4 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini, and don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rome travel route planning app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Turin.
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Find places to stay May 6 — 10:

Turin, Italy — 3 nights

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Change things up with these side-trips from Turin: Parco Naturale del Monte San Giorgio (in Piossasco), Travel Langhe Wine Tours (in Neive) and Abbazia di Santa Maria di Vezzolano (in Albugnano). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Superga, examine the collection at Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama), get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Risorgimento, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Turin trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from Rome to Turin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Rome in May, with highs in Turin at 20°C and lows at 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Milan.
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Find places to stay May 10 — 13:

Milan, Italy — 4 nights

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, &more), Green Way dei Patriarchi (in Varenna) and Greenway del Lago di Como (in Colonno). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, see La Casa Maledetta, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and examine the collection at Civic Archaeological Museum.

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Traveling by train from Turin to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in May, expect nights in Milan to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Dortmund.
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Find places to stay May 13 — 17:

Dortmund, Germany — 1 night

Though its major passion may be soccer, Dortmund offers visitors more than just historical sports venues.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the landscape on two wheels at Rheinischer Esel, stroll through Bergbau-Wanderweg Muttental, and then admire the natural beauty at Botanical garden Rombergpark.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Dortmund day trip app.

Fly from Milan to Dortmund in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Milan in May; daily highs in Dortmund reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to fly to Paris.
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Find places to stay May 17 — 18:
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Paris, France — 5 nights

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and walk around Luxembourg Gardens.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Paris trip builder tool.

Getting from Dortmund to Paris by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Saint-Quentin City.
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Find places to stay May 18 — 23:

Saint-Quentin City, France — 2 nights

On the 24th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de Brebieres, contemplate the long history of Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, and then see the interesting displays at Musee des Papillons. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Sir John Monash Centre, then appreciate the history behind Australian National Memorial, and then take an in-depth tour of Franco-Australian Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint-Quentin City attractions website.

Traveling by car from Paris to Saint-Quentin City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Saint-Quentin City can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lille.
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Find places to stay May 23 — 25:

Lille, France — 2 nights

On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
On the 26th (Thu), see the interesting displays at LaM, Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne d'art contemporain et d'art brut, then stroll the grounds of Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, and then pause for some photo ops at Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): make a trip to Grande Place, then explore the world behind art at Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lille trip planner.

You can drive from Saint-Quentin City to Lille in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to London.
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Find places to stay May 25 — 27:

London, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the London day trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Lille to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Lille to London is minus 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in London are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Liverpool.
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Find places to stay May 27 — 31:

Liverpool, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Explore Liverpool's surroundings by going to Seacoast Safaris (in Beaumaris), Ladybower Reservoir (in Bamford) and Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill (in Castleton). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with The Romans, take in nature's colorful creations at Bodnant Garden, take in the pleasant sights at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, and get engrossed in the history at Conwy Castle.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Liverpool trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from London to Liverpool takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:

Algarve travel guide

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Occupying the southernmost portion of Portugal's mainland, Algarve is wholeheartedly devoted to tourism and continuously ranks among Europe's top holiday destinations. Nearly 10 million annual visitors include Algarve on their itineraries, drawn mostly by the region's developed coastline, boasting nearly 200 km (125 mi) of impeccable beaches. Farther away from the water, the region offers an extensive network of hiking trails, ideal for active vacationers seeking a chance to explore a rugged southwestern corner of Europe once considered the very end of the world. If you need a few urban things to do on your vacation, head for the regional capital Faro, featuring a lively Old Town full of plazas, pedestrian lanes, and outdoor cafes.
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