16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
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Lagos, Portugal
— 1 night
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Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
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Athens, Greece
— 1 night
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Fira, Greece
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Vatican City, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 19th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Belém Tower and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): take in the views from Ponte 25 de Abril, admire the landmark architecture of Quinta da Regaleira, steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planning website.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Lisbon is 3 hours. Traveling from Sao Paulo in July, expect Lisbon to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lagos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

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Lagos, Portugal

Lagos ©
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.
On the 21st (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, then head outdoors with Pro Putting Garden, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally kick back and relax at Praia dos Tres Irmaos.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lagos road trip planning site.

You can drive from Lisbon to Lagos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Lagos are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Porto.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Portimao
Highlights from your plan
Praia dos Tres Irmaos ©
Praia dos Tres Irmaos
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Speed Boats Tours

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Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
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 22nd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, then take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, and finally see where the action happens at Estadio do Dragao.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Porto journey planner.

You can drive from Lagos to Porto in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lagos in July, with highs in Porto at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, and then make a trip to Erechtheion. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, then make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally wander the streets of Plaka.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Athens trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Athens takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Porto in July: high temperatures in Athens hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and then do a tasting at Boutari Winery.

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

You can fly from Athens to Fira in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Fira, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Fira

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Boutari Winery, Akrotiri
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Boutari Winery ©
Boutari Winery

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 26th (Fri), admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at Colosseum, and finally contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Fira to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Fira to Rome is minus 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Vatican City.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Vatican City, Italy

Vatican City ©
Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella Redemptoris Mater, then browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, then don't miss a visit to Cupola di San Pietro, and finally appreciate the history behind La Pieta.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Vatican City trip itinerary maker site.

Vatican City is just a stone's throw from Rome. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Vatican City

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
La Pieta ©
La Pieta

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Ratto della Sabina, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Florence online trip maker.

You can take a train from Vatican City to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Vatican City in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Florence, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 30th (Tue), enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pisa online tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Florence to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Barcelona.
Highlights from your plan
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 31st (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

Plan a Barcelona trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Fly from Pisa to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Pisa in July since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 1st (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, stroll around Parque del Retiro, and then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor. On the next day, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel and then admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Madrid holiday planning site.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in July: highs in Madrid hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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