22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  15​h
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train + subway:  3​h
2
Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
bus + train:  5​h
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

2
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.
Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Pantheon. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Venezia, and steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rome tour planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 15-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Rome. In May, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

3
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Your inner history buff will appreciate Duomo di Ravello and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Castello di Lettere. Change things up with a short trip to Fornillo in Positano (about 52 minutes away).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Ravello online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Rome to Ravello by combination of train and subway takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Ravello dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Amalfi, Castello di Lettere, Fornillo, Basilica of Saint Trofimena
Highlights from your plan
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica di Santa Croce and Loggia dei Lanzi. Museum-lovers will get to explore Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus and train from Ravello to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Ravello in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in Florence. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): make a trip to Piazza San Marco, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Santa Maria e San Donato, and then explore the activities along Canal Grande. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then steep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, and finally take a stroll through Cannaregio.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Venice itinerary tool .

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Venice sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Church of Santa Maria e San Donato
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien and St. Michael's Church. Visit Schonbrunn Palace and Historic Center of Vienna for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), admire the landmark architecture of Kirche am Steinhof, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Vienna holiday planner .

You can fly from Venice to Vienna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Venice in May: high temperatures in Vienna hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Sainte-Chapelle. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Vienna to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Visit Belém Tower and Mosteiro dos Jeronimos for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cabo da Roca and Castelo dos Mouros. Step out of Lisbon to go to Sintra and see Park and National Palace of Pena, which is approximately 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja de Sao Domingos ( Santa Justa e Rufina ), explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and take in the views from Ponte 25 de Abril.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Lisbon road trip app .

You can fly from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in May, with highs in Lisbon at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca
Highlights from your plan
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

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