27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Portland, United States
Fly:  17 h
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h
2
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
3
Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
7
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
10
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
11
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Portland, United States

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, admire the striking features of El Pabellón de Barcelona, explore the historical opulence of Montjuic Castle, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plaja de Sant Sebastian.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona day trip site.

Portland, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. Traveling from Portland in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional ©
Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional
Parc de Montjuic ©
Parc de Montjuic
Joan Miro Foundation ©
Joan Miro Foundation

1
night
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 30th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Parque Warner Madrid. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Palace of Aranjuez, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Parroquial de la Natividad de Nuestra Senora, thenstroll around Parque Lineal Del Manzanares, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Windobona Indoor Skydiving Madrid.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Madrid travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 94°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Madrid

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

San Martin de la Vega, Royal Palace of Aranjuez
Highlights from your plan
Parque Warner Madrid ©
Parque Warner Madrid
Royal Palace of Aranjuez ©
Royal Palace of Aranjuez
Windobona Indoor Skydiving Madrid ©
Windobona Indoor Skydiving Madrid

2
nights
Granada, Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
On the 1st (Thu), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada, and then make a trip to Fuente de las Batallas. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Pabellon Al-Andalus y la Ciencia, see the sky in a new way at Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias), and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Granada trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Granada takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Granada are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Granada

Tours Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Wine Tours & Tastings
Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) ©
Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias)

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 3rd (Sat), steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Virgen de los Reyes, admire the landmark architecture of Torre del Oro, thenstroll around Parque de Maria Luisa, and finally admire the striking features of Plaza de España.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Seville travel site.

Getting from Granada to Seville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in August, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 5th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico Tropical, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Boca do Inferno, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museu Colecao Berardo, and finally pause for some photo ops at Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, thenmake a trip to Belém Tower, thencontemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally take in the views from Ponte 25 de Abril.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seville to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Seville in August: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 86°F and lows are around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jardim Botanico Tropical, Boca do Inferno, Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei
Highlights from your plan
Boca do Inferno ©
Boca do Inferno
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

2
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.
On the 7th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, thenappreciate the history behind Les Statues du Parc de Sceaux, thenexperience rural life at Ferme de Viltain, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Parc des Felins, thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, and then stop by Les Delices Fromagers.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Paris is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in August; daily highs in Paris reach 77°F and lows reach 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ferme de Viltain, Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Les Delices Fromagers, Parc des Felins
Highlights from your plan
Parc des Felins ©
Parc des Felins
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups ©
Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups

3
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Venture out of the city with trips to Notre Dame d‘Afrique (in Theoule sur Mer), Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay) and Cannes (Vieux Port, Lérins Islands, &more).

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Nice route planner.

You can fly from Paris to Nice in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 71°F in Nice. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Cannes, Notre Dame d‘Afrique, Massif de l'Esterel
Highlights from your plan
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

1
night
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.
On the 12th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Campo de le Gatte, thenstroll through Bagni Alberoni, and then take in the waterfront activity at Malamocco.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Venice road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Nice to Venice in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 66°F in Venice. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Venice

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Malamocco ©
Malamocco

2
nights
Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): head off the coast to Isola Palmaria, thenwalk around Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Gabbiano Beach, don't miss a visit to Santuario della Madonna Bianca (Chiesa di San Lorenzo), and then learn more about the world around you at Punta Corvo.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Cinque Terre takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Porto Venere, Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere, Punta Corvo
Highlights from your plan
Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere ©
Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere
Punta Corvo ©
Punta Corvo
Isola Palmaria ©
Isola Palmaria

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Castello di Monteriggioni and then admire the landmark architecture of Walls of Monteriggioni.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Florence trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 64°F. On the 17th (Sat), you're off to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Monteriggioni
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Monteriggioni ©
Castello di Monteriggioni

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Zoomarine (in Torvaianica), Giardino di Ninfa (in Cisterna di Latina) and Museo Storico Piana delle Orme (in Borgo Faiti). There's more to do: get some fabulous bargains at Castel Romano Designer Outlet and find something for the whole family at Cinecitta World.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip maker.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Theme Parks Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Museo Storico Piana delle Orme, Zoomarine, Giardino di Ninfa
Highlights from your plan
Cinecitta World ©
Cinecitta World
Zoomarine ©
Zoomarine
Museo Storico Piana delle Orme ©
Museo Storico Piana delle Orme

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