25 days in Europe Itinerary

25 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Beirut, Lebanon
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Marseille, France
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
Toulouse, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Andorra la Vella, Andorra
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
5
Valencia, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
7
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
8
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Beirut, Lebanon

1
night
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 10th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vincent de Paul Church, steep yourself in history at Palais Longchamp, thenget engrossed in the history at Musee d'Archeologie Mediterraneenne, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee Regards de Provence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Ile de frioul, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de la Pointe Rouge, thenstop by Savonnerie Marseillaise de la Licorne, thenwander the streets of The Panier, and finally examine the collection at Centre de la Vieille Charite.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Marseille sightseeing planning website.

Beirut, Lebanon to Marseille is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Beirut to Marseille is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Beirut in August since evenings lows in Marseille dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Toulouse.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Palais Longchamp ©
Palais Longchamp
Cathédrale La Major ©
Cathédrale La Major
The Panier ©
The Panier

4
nights
Toulouse, France

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Head to Marche Victor Hugo and Hotel d'Assezatfor plenty of shopping. Visiting Canal de Brienne (Le) and Garonne will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Sernin, don't miss a visit to Le Capitole, steep yourself in history at Church of Les Jacobins, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Quai de la Daurade.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Toulouse trip planning app.

Getting from Marseille to Toulouse by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Andorra la Vella.

Things to do in Toulouse

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Spas
Highlights from your plan
Couvent des Jacobins ©
Couvent des Jacobins
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin
Church of Les Jacobins
Church of Les Jacobins

2
nights
Andorra la Vella, Andorra

Andorra la Vella ©
Tucked high in the Pyrenees and home to fewer than 65,000 residents, Andorra La Vella seems at first an unlikely tourist hotspot.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Esglesia de Sant Miquel d'Engolasters and Barri Antic. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Comapedrosa Highlands Trail and Cami del Circ de Pessons. Take a break from Andorra la Vella with a short trip to Canya de la Rabassa-Pla de Sorteny Trail in El Serrat, about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Percanela-Les Fonts-Pla de l'Estany Trail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de Sant Adreu, get to know the fascinating history of Museo de geologia Roques al carrer, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Electricity.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Andorra la Vella trip planner.

You can drive from Toulouse to Andorra la Vella in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Barcelona.

Things to do in Andorra la Vella

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Encamp, Ordino, Arinsal, Esglesia de Sant Miquel d'Engolasters, Sant Serni de Nagol Church
Highlights from your plan
Estany de la Nou ©
Estany de la Nou
Sant Serni de Nagol Church ©
Sant Serni de Nagol Church
Church of Sant Marti de La Cortinada ©
Church of Sant Marti de La Cortinada

4
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Lloret Beach and Playa de la Pineda. Head to La Boqueria and MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelonafor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar), Nau Gaudi - Consorci Museu d'Art Contemporani de Mataro (in Mataro) and Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt (in Santa Coloma de Cervello). The adventure continues: visit El Barri Gòtic, enjoy the sand and surf at Fenals Beach, make a trip to Ciutat Vella, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Llevant Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Andorra la Vella to Barcelona in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lloret de Mar, Tarragona, Llevant Beach, Playa de la Pineda, Vila Vella (Old Town)
Highlights from your plan
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach

3
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Mercado Colon and Central Market of Valencia. Get some cultural insight at Valencia Cathedral and La Lonja de la Seda. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Patacona, see the interesting displays at L'Iber Museo de Los Soldaditos de Plomo, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and stop by Casco Antiguo.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Valencia driving holiday site.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Valencia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Valencia sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Valencia

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Playa de la Patacona
Highlights from your plan
L'Iber Museo de Los Soldaditos de Plomo ©
L'Iber Museo de Los Soldaditos de Plomo
Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats ©
Casco Antiguo ©
Casco Antiguo

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Prado National Museum and MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo. Visit Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes and Plaza Mayor for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Toledo (Puerta de Bisagra, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, view the masterpieces at Cava Baja Gallery, and test your problem-solving skills at Fox In A Box Madrid.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Madrid online trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Valencia to Madrid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Valencia in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Madrid. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Toledo
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
Casco Historico de Toledo ©
Casco Historico de Toledo

2
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de los Marineros, explore the ancient world of Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de la Magdalena, thengain insight at Royal Tobacco Factory, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de la Caridad, and finally examine the collection at Centro de Interpretacion Juderia de Sevilla.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Seville online tour planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Seville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Ensemble of Italica ©
Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Casa Palacio de Las Duenas ©
Casa Palacio de Las Duenas

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get in touch with nature at Guincho Beach and Praia de Carcavelos. Head to Rua Augusta and Museu Calouste Gulbenkianfor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Cabo da Roca (in Colares) and Quinta da Regaleira (in Sintra). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

Plan trip to Lisbon with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Seville to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, Lisbon is a bit cooler than Seville - with highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Guincho Beach, Cabo da Roca, Quinta da Regaleira, Praia de Carcavelos
Highlights from your plan
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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