27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
4
Hyeres, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Mandelieu-la-Napoule, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Menton, France
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
9
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Do your shopping at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Rossio Square. Museu Nacional do Azulejo and National Museum of Ancient Art will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, take a tour by water with Lisbon by Boat, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica da Estrela.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Lisbon. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in March, expect Lisbon to be colder, temps between 20°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rijksmuseum and Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague) and Frans Hals Museum (in Haarlem). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), get a new perspective on things with Flagship Amsterdam, stop by The Jordaan, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Amsterdam travel route planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Amsterdam by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Lisbon to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, Amsterdam is slightly colder than Lisbon - with highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Frans Hals Museum
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Get some historical perspective at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and Palace of Versailles. Do some cultural sightseeing at Louvre Museum and Champs-Elysees. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Le Marais, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paris tour itinerary tool.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hyeres.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

3
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Take a break from the city and head to Sentier Jean Francois Jube and Nova Loc. When in Hyeres, make a side trip to see Jet 007 in Le Lavandou, approximately Le Lavandou away. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Sentier sous marin, tour the water at your own pace with Riviera Nautic, trek along Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas, and stroll around Parc Sainte-Claire.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hyeres trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Hyeres by combination of flight and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in April, Hyeres is a bit warmer at night with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Mandelieu-la-Napoule.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

La Londe Les Maures, Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Jet 007, Sentier Littoral, Sentier Jean Francois Jube
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Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas ©
Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas
Jet 007 ©
Jet 007
Sentier sous marin ©
Sentier sous marin

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nights
Mandelieu-la-Napoule, France

Mandelieu-la-Napoule ©
Visit Lérins Islands and La Croisette for their historical value. Head to Rue d'Antibes and Lavallie Bijoux et Joailleriefor plenty of shopping. Change things up with a short trip to French Riviera Water Toys in Golfe-Juan Vallauris (about 30 minutes away).

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Mandelieu-la-Napoule road trip planning app.

You can drive from Hyeres to Mandelieu-la-Napoule in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Mandelieu-la-Napoule, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Menton.

Things to do in Mandelieu-la-Napoule

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Cannes, Massif du Tanneron, French Riviera Water Toys
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes

2
nights
Menton, France

Menton ©
Known for its own microclimate that is generally milder than the rest of the French Riviera, Menton is located very close to the border with Italy, whose influence is visible in the architecture and customs of the city.
On the 14th (Sun), see what you can catch with aliceBoat and then relax and float downstream with Nice Rafting. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle des Penitents Blancs, then get all the equipment you need at Rent a Boat by Hour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Castel Plage, and finally take a stroll through Vieille Ville.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Menton vacation builder.

You can drive from Mandelieu-la-Napoule to Menton in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Menton can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Menton

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Nice, Nice Rafting, Rent a Boat by Hour, aliceBoat, Chapelle des Penitents Blancs
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aliceBoat ©
aliceBoat
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage

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nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and get engrossed in the history at Musei Capitolini.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rome online day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Menton to Rome with the Route module. When traveling from Menton in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Rome, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral. Escape the urban bustle at Playa de La Barceloneta and BarcelonaSail. The adventure continues: stop by El Barri Gòtic, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, take a stroll through Barri de Gracia, and admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Barcelona holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

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nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Let the collections at Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace of Madrid and Casa de Campo. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Madrid day trip website.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in April, plan for little chillier nights in Madrid, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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