20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Calella, Spain
— 1 day
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 2 nights
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Biarritz, France
— 3 nights
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La Rochelle, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Calais, France
— Few hours
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Sintra National Palace & Quinta da Regaleira). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon tour itinerary maker tool.

Vancouver, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Vancouver in June, you will find days in Lisbon are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 20th (Sun), walk around Parque del Retiro, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and then get your game on at Fox In A Box Madrid.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Madrid online holiday planner.

Fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Lisbon in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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 parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Las Ramblas, have some family-friendly fun at Virtua, and visit El Barri Gòtic.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in June, plan for slightly colder days in Barcelona, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Calella.

Things to do in Barcelona

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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Calella, Spain

Calella ©
Calella is a seaside city on the Costa del Maresme, 58 km northeast of Barcelona, in Catalonia, Spain. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Monumento Centenario Pau Casals, then stroll around Parc Francesc Macia, then stroll around Dalmau Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Paseo Maritimo Manuel Puigvert.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Calella holiday planner.

You can drive from Barcelona to Calella in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Calella when traveling from Barcelona in June, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Calella

Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Dalmau Park ©
Dalmau Park
Parc Francesc Macia ©
Parc Francesc Macia

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Igueldo, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Concha Beach. On the next day, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, get your game on at Let's get Basque!, then wander the streets of Parte Vieja, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Urgull.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Sebastian - Donostia trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Calella to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Calella, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Sebastian - Donostia, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Biarritz.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Biarritz, France

A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
On the 28th (Mon), gain insight at Cite de l'Ocean, kick back and relax at La Cote des Basques, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium de Biarritz, and finally take some stellar pictures from Rocher de la Vierge. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Notre-Dame-des-Sources., then experience rural life at Ferme d'Agerria, then head outdoors with Arteka, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Biarritz trip planning app.

Drive from San Sebastian - Donostia to Biarritz in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Biarritz, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Biarritz

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Ferme d'Agerria ©
Ferme d'Agerria
Rocher de la Vierge ©
Rocher de la Vierge

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La Rochelle, France

La Rochelle

White City

Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Vieux Port, stop by Cognac Only, then don't miss a visit to Towers of La Rochelle, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium La Rochelle. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Association Hermione-La Fayette, examine the collection at Musee d'histoire naturelle de La Rochelle, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To plan La Rochelle vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Biarritz to La Rochelle in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in La Rochelle can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Vieux Port
Vieux Port
Aquarium La Rochelle ©
Aquarium La Rochelle
Towers of La Rochelle ©
Towers of La Rochelle

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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Paris route planner.

You can take a train from La Rochelle to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. July in Paris sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Calais.

Things to do in Paris

Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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Calais, France

Calais ©

Gate to the North

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.
On the 3rd (Sat), take a stroll through Place d'Armes and then don't miss a visit to l'Hotel de Ville de Calais.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Calais trip app.

You can take a train from Paris to Calais in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Paris in July: highs in Calais hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sat) before leaving for London.

Things to do in Calais

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
l'Hotel de Ville de Calais ©
l'Hotel de Ville de Calais

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

The Square Mile

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 historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and make a trip to Big Ben.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the London travel planner.

You can take a train from Calais to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Calais to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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