16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Bus + Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  7 h
5
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  23 h 45 min
End: Belo Horizonte, Brazil

2
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, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid trip planner.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Madrid is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Belo Horizonte to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Belo Horizonte in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Madrid, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Las Ramblas, stroll around Parc Guell, and then make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona road trip planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. May in Barcelona sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay May 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, take a stroll through Le Marais, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Paris online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in May, with highs in Paris at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 22 — 25:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read London online itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. In May in London, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay May 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

2
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, steep yourself in history at Palace Square, head off the coast to Yelagin Island, and examine the collection at The Anna Akhmatova Museum.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read St. Petersburg online sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from London to St. Petersburg in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from London to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay May 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

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