54 days in Western Europe Itinerary

54 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 29 nights
2
Madrid, Spain
— 15 nights
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 8 nights

29
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You've now added Walking tours to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and National Museum of Ancient Art. Do some cultural sightseeing at Belém Tower and Park and National Palace of Pena. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Guincho Beach (in Cascais), Sintra (MU.SA - Museu de Artes de Sintra, Sintra National Palace, &more) and Evora (Church of Santo Antao (Evora), Capela dos Ossos, &more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da ursa, stroll through Praia de Carcavelos, and take a stroll through Avenida da Liberdade.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Lisbon is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Lisbon. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Sintra, Evora, Nazare, Obidos, Tomar
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

15
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral Primada. Get a sense of the local culture at Prado National Museum and Catedral de Segovia. Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Toledo (Las Termas Romanas de la Plaza de Amador de los Rios, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more) and Segovia (Santuario de Nuestra Senora de la Fuencisla, Plaza de Medina del Campo, Segovia, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, admire the striking features of Templo de Debod, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Madrid is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Lisbon in October since evenings lows in Madrid dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Toledo, Segovia
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

8
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Parc Guell and Casa Batllo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar), Lloret de Mar (Fenals Beach, Playa Cala Sa Boadella, &more) and Begur (Platja Fonda, Playa Sa Riera, &more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at La playa de Tamariu, stroll through Platja Port Bo, and take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in October, Barcelona is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lloret de Mar, Begur, Vila Vella (Old Town), Far de Sant Sebastia, Platja Port Bo
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

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