38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

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Porto, Portugal
— 1 day
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Albufeira, Portugal
— 1 night
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Seville, Spain
— 1 night
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Marseille, France
— 3 nights
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Nice, France
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights

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Porto, Portugal

Porto ©

Unvanquished City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): stroll around Parque da Cidade do Porto, take a leisurely stroll along Ribeira Square, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bolsa, and finally make a trip to Porto Bridge Climb.

To find photos and more tourist information, refer to the Porto online sightseeing planner.

If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major aiport is Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport. July in Porto sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Civic Center
Palacio da Bolsa
4.3

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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Obidos Village and Miradouro da Senhora do Monte. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Porta da Senhora da Piedade (Porta da Vila) (in Obidos), Praia da Nazare (in Nazare) and Monastery of Alcobaca (in Alcobaca). There's still lots to do: stop by Alfama, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, make a trip to Belém Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santo Antonio de Lisboa.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon online journey maker.

You can drive from Porto to Lisbon in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a train. When traveling from Porto in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Lisbon, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Albufeira.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Must see
Speed Boats Tours
4.9
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Landmark
Obidos Village
4.6

1
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Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Salgados, then kick back and relax at Praia da Coelha, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Albufeira online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Lisbon to Albufeira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In July in Albufeira, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing
4.8

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Seville, Spain

Seville ©

City of Towers

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 7th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, steep yourself in history at Royal Tobacco Factory, then contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, and finally find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Seville journey planner.

Getting from Albufeira to Seville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Albufeira to Seville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Albufeira in July, expect nights in Seville to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
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Historic Site
Plaza de España
4.8
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World heritage site
Royal Alcázar of Seville
4.7
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
5.0

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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and Wine Tours & Tastings. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Toledo (San Martin Bridge, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de Cibeles, explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Plaza de Oriente, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Madrid tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours · Museums · Wineries · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Food Tours
4.9
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Architectural Building
Palacio de Cibeles
4.5

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Vila Vella (Old Town) and El Born. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Barcelona: Lloret de Mar (Jardines de Santa Clotilde & Fenals Beach) and Jardin Botanico Marimurtra (in Blanes). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, walk around Parc Guell, examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Madrid, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Marseille, France

Marseille ©

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parc National des Calanques and Le Vieux Port. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, visit The Panier, don't miss a visit to La corniche, and head outdoors with Calanque du Sugiton.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Marseille day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Marseille takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Marseille can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
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Nice, France

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vieille Ville and Colline du Chateau overlook. There's much more to do: make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nice online tour builder.

You can drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Marseille in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Nice: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Nice

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Must see
Food Tours
4.9
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Neighborhood
Vieille Ville
4.7

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to La Pieta and Piazza del Popolo. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in July, you will find days in Rome are somewhat warmer (37°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
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Monument
La Pieta
4.8
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
4.7

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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and Piazza del Duomo. There's much more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence vacation planner.

You can drive from Rome to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive; or fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in July, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Food Tours
4.9
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.7
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Historic Walking Area
Piazza del Duomo
4.8

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Ponte di Rialto. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, take a stroll through Cannaregio, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Venice day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Highlights from your trip
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Water Body
Canal Grande
4.8
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Religious Site
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
4.7

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Paris, France

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Luxembourg Gardens and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Fontainebleau (Chateau de Fontainebleau & Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau)) and Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis (in Saint-Denis). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and don't miss a visit to Le Trocadero et son esplanade.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Paris online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Venice in August: high temperatures in Paris hover around 29°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Photography Tours
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Historic Site
Eiffel Tower
4.5

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