19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): admire the local landmark of Rossio Square, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica da Estrela. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, thendon't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and then admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

Criciuma, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 19-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Criciuma to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Criciuma in April: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): wander the streets of Le Marais, thenexplore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, thensteep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, thenshop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and finally explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, Paris is little chillier than Lisbon - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Paris

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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, thenadmire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, and finally examine the collection at Powder Tower. On the next day, take in the views from Charles Bridge, thenmake a trip to Prague Astronomical Clock, thensteep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace, and finally visit Lesser Town.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Prague takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Prague can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

2
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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
On the 9th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), thencontemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, thencontemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, thenwander the streets of Andrassy Avenue, thenadmire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally take a stroll through Vaci Street.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest road trip planning website.

Getting from Prague to Budapest by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Hagia Sophia Museum and Topkapi Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Rumeli Fortress. Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum, and delve into the distant past at Valens Aqueduct.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul holiday website.

Getting from Budapest to Istanbul by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Istanbul. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Pantheon, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, thensteep yourself in history at Colosseum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, thensteep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Rome due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Rome can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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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 16th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, thenadmire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thenexplore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally learn about winemaking at Castello del Trebbio.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Florence journey planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Castello del Trebbio
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Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

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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.
On the 18th (Sat), pick up some local products at La Boqueria, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): walk around Parc Guell, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sant Pau del Camp, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona travel planning app.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

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