39 days in Europe Itinerary

39 days in Europe Itinerary

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39 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Porto, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
8
Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


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4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step off the beaten path and head to Convent of Christ and Wine Tours & Tastings. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Obidos (Rua Direita & Obidos Village), Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima (in Fatima) and Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's much more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take a stroll through Centro Historico de Cascais, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Lisbon is 3 hours. While traveling from Rio de Janeiro, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sintra, Obidos, Convent of Christ, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, Centro Historico de Cascais
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Convent of Christ ©
Convent of Christ
Walking tours

4
nights
Porto, Portugal

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Bom Jesus do Monte. Explore Porto's surroundings by going to Centro Historico de Guimaraes (in Guimaraes) and University of Coimbra (in Coimbra). And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, go for a stroll along the water at Cais da Ribeira, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Lordelo do Ouro.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Porto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Lisbon in August, things will get little chillier in Porto: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Centro Historico de Guimaraes, University of Coimbra, Bom Jesus do Monte
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Bom Jesus do Monte ©
Bom Jesus do Monte

6
nights
London, United Kingdom

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Explore hidden gems such as The Mary Rose Museum and Food Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Room Escape Games (in Southampton), Beachy Head (in Eastbourne) and Windsor Castle (in Windsor). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the masterpieces at Wallace Collection, stop by Gustamps, and take a leisurely stroll along Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your London trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Porto to London in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Porto in September, things will get little chillier in London: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Portsmouth, Windsor Castle, Room Escape Games, Beachy Head
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Speed Boats Tours
The Mary Rose Museum ©
The Mary Rose Museum

5
nights
Paris, France

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chartres Cathedral and Luxembourg Gardens. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, examine the collection at Musee de l'Orangerie, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Paris day trip site .

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Chartres Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Chartres Cathedral ©
Chartres Cathedral
Seine River ©
Seine River

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. When in Rome, make a side trip to see Cascata delle Marmore in Marmore, approximately 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip planning app .

Getting from Paris to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in September, with highs in Rome at 32°C and lows at 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Cascata delle Marmore
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Food Tours
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

2
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail and Perissa Black Sand Beach. When in Fira, make a side trip to see Santo Horse Riding in Akrotiri, approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Sunset in Oia, learn about winemaking at Santo Winery, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Fira trip maker app .

You can fly from Rome to Fira in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Fira is 1 hour. Traveling from Rome in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Fira, with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Oia, Imerovigli, Akrotiri, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Santo Winery
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Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vila Vella (Old Town) and Food Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Anfiteatro de Tarragona (in Tarragona), Fenals Beach (in Lloret de Mar) and Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey (in Montserrat). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take a stroll through Ciutat Vella, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Fira to Barcelona in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Fira to Barcelona is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fira in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 21°C in Barcelona. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Vila Vella (Old Town), Girona Cathedral (Catedral), Fenals Beach, Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey, Anfiteatro de Tarragona
Highlights from your plan
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Wine Tours & Tastings

5
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Segovia Aqueduct and Food Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Segovia (Catedral de Segovia & Alcazar de Segovia), The Walls of Avila (in Avila) and Toledo (Catedral Primada & Mirador del Valle). And it doesn't end there: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, admire the striking features of Palacio de Cibeles, don't miss a visit to Paseo del Prado, and pause for some serene contemplation at Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida.

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Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Madrid, with lows around 17°C. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Segovia, Toledo, The Walls of Avila
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia
Food Tours

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