21 days in Spain, Rome & London Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Bilbao, Spain
— 2 nights
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights


Madrid, Spain — 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Metropolis Building, Palacio De Cristal, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and other attractions you added. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Prado National Museum and Plaza Mayor. Appreciate the collections at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza and Alcazar - Biblioteca de Castilla-La Mancha. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Toledo (Church of Santo Tomé & Casco Historico de Toledo). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, stroll around Parque del Retiro, explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, and take in the exciting artwork at Cava Baja Gallery.

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Curitiba, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 4 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Curitiba in April; daily highs in Madrid reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Bilbao.
Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Bilbao, Spain — 2 nights

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Serantes, snap pictures at La Salve zubia, and then explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia de San Vicente Mártir de Abando, then explore the historical opulence of Palacio de la Diputacion, and then admire the masterpieces at Bilbao Fine Arts Museum.

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You can fly from Madrid to Bilbao in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April in Bilbao, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Thu) before leaving for Barcelona.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC and Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum. Get some cultural insight at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Joan Miro Foundation. There's much more to do: take a stroll through El Born, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, take an in-depth tour of Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA, and visit Las Ramblas.

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You can fly from Bilbao to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Rome.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
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Rome, Italy — 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sistine Chapel as well as Vatican Museums. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cupola di San Pietro and Villa Borghese. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, and see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello.

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You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Rome are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to London.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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London, United Kingdom — 5 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery and Wallace Collection. Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of London and Natural History Museum. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, view the masterpieces at The Courtauld Gallery, and explore the landscape on two wheels at BrakeAway Bike Tours.

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Fly from Rome to London in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Rome in April, with highs in London at 15°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Trails
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Spain travel guide

Beaches · Nightlife · Architectural Buildings
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.