38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 7 nights
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Catania, Italy
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 7 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 10 nights
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Madrid, Spain
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Madrid, Spain — 2 nights

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid trip planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Madrid is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time (ART) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 4 hours. Traveling from Buenos Aires in April, things will get slightly colder in Madrid: highs are around 22°C and lows about 9°C. On the 29th (Fri), you're off to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 7 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parc Guell, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Barcelona trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can fly to Catania.
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Catania, Italy — 3 nights

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Change things up with these side-trips from Catania: Taormina (Villa Comunale, Ancient Theatre of Taormina, &more). There's still lots to do: get impressive views of Mt Etna, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Piazza Duomo, and look for gifts at Enoteca Regionale di Sicilia.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Catania travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Catania takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 7 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Nafplio (Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nauplion Promenade, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and wander the streets of Monastiraki.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Athens travel route tool.

You can fly from Catania to Athens in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Catania in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Athens. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can fly to Paris.
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Paris, France — 5 nights

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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris journey builder.

You can fly from Athens to Paris in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Athens in May; daily highs in Paris reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can take a train to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 10 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Explore London's surroundings by going to Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Pennybridge Farm Alpacas (in Hook). There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our London online route builder.

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in London can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): make a trip to Puerta del Sol, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and finally pause for some photo ops at Puerta de Alcala.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Madrid tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from London to Madrid takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Madrid due to the time zone difference. In May, Madrid is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to fly back home.
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