12 days in South America & Europe Itinerary

12 days in South America & Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Salvador, Brazil
— 1 day
2
Madrid, Spain
— Few hours
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
5
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
8
Salvador, Brazil
— Few hours

1
day
Salvador, Brazil

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
On the 30th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Farol da Barra and then wander the streets of Pelourinho.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Salvador driving holiday planner.

Aracaju to Salvador is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. April in Salvador sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Salvador

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Praia Farol da Barra ©
Praia Farol da Barra

few
hours
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): learn about winemaking at Pinkleton & Wine and then wander the streets of Gran Via.

To find ratings and more tourist information, use the Madrid trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Salvador to Madrid takes 13.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Salvador to Madrid is 4 hours. Traveling from Salvador in May, expect nights in Madrid to be colder, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Wineries · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Pinkleton & Wine ©
Pinkleton & Wine
Gran Via ©
Gran Via

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): wander the streets of Montmartre, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, explore the activities along Seine River, then take a stroll through Le Marais, then steep yourself in history at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and finally visit Île de la Cité.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip maker site.

Getting from Madrid to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam day trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
ARTIS ©
ARTIS
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
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.
On the 5th (Sun), explore the activities along Shadwell Basin outdoor Activity Centre.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the London online trip maker.

You can fly from Amsterdam to London in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to London due to the time zone difference. In May in London, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in London

Outdoors · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Tooting Common ©
Tooting Common
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Hampstead ©
Hampstead

3
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.
Visiting Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Isola Tiberina will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Pantheon. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rome route maker.

You can fly from London to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in May, expect Rome to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, walk around Parque del Retiro, and then stop by Gay Madrid & the Chueca District.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Madrid trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Madrid takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Madrid, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Gay Madrid & the Chueca District ©
Gay Madrid & the Chueca District
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

few
hours
Salvador, Brazil

Salvador ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Salvador travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Salvador takes 13.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is minus 4 hours. While traveling from Madrid, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Salvador, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salvador

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim

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