9 days in Europe Itinerary

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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 day
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Bus
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Fatima, Portugal
— 1 day
Bus
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Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Train
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Lourdes, France
— 1 day
Train
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Paris, France
— 1 day
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Jena, Germany
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Frankfurt, Germany — 1 day

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Frankfurt travel route planner.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Frankfurt am Main Airport, Frankfurt-Hahn Airport and Ramstein Air Base. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You will leave for Lisbon on the 26th (Sat).
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Lisbon, Portugal — 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Belém Tower, Castelo de S. Jorge, Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and other attractions.

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You can fly from Frankfurt to Lisbon in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Frankfurt in August, you will find days in Lisbon are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). On the 28th (Mon), you'll travel to Fatima.
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Fatima, Portugal — 1 day

Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, make a trip to Casa De Lucia, don't miss a visit to Casa De Francisco & Jacinta Marto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Valinhos Sanctuary, then see the interesting displays at Wax Museum of Fátima, and finally contemplate the long history of Batalha Monastery.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Fatima trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Fatima takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in August: highs in Fatima hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Porto.
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Porto, Portugal — 1 night

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular.

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Traveling by car from Fatima to Porto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Porto sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 1 night

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 30th (Wed), make a trip to Puerta del Sol, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Porto to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Porto to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Madrid is a bit warmer than Porto - with highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): pick up some local products at La Boqueria, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip app.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in August, you will find days in Barcelona are a bit cooler (33°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lourdes.
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Lourdes, France — 1 day

Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills of the Pyrenees. On the 1st (Fri), don't miss a visit to Basilique Saint-Pie X, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre-Dame du Rosaire, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique de l’Immaculee Conception, then admire the masterpieces at Chateau Fort of Lourdes, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grotte de Massabielle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lourdes trip builder.

Getting from Barcelona to Lourdes by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Barcelona in September, things will get a bit cooler in Lourdes: highs are around 26°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to fly to Paris.
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Paris, France — 1 day

City of Light

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 2nd (Sat), stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and finally appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from Lourdes to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Paris, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can fly to Frankfurt.
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Frankfurt, Germany

Mainhattan

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You can fly from Paris to Frankfurt in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. You'll set off for Jena on the 2nd (Sat).
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Jena, Germany — 1 day

Jena is a German university city and the second largest city in Thuringia. To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Jena trip planner.

Getting from Frankfurt to Jena by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Jena are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C.
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