15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
bus + Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  15​h 30​min
End: Belo Horizonte, Brazil

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Quinta da Regaleira about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and take a stroll through Alfama.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Belo Horizonte to Lisbon. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Belo Horizonte in January, with highs in Lisbon at 17°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, then take in the views from Tower Bridge, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, then make a trip to Big Ben, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the London route planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to London takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in January: high temperatures in London hover around 9°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

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 14th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and finally make a trip to Place de la Concorde. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Paris online travel route planner .

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. In January, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and delve into the distant past at Pantheon.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Paris in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rome: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, parks, historic sites, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, get your game on at EXIT Madrid, and walk around Parque del Retiro.

Plan my day in Madrid using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Rome to Madrid in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In January in Madrid, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 2°C at night. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks Winter Sports
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EXIT Madrid ©
EXIT Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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