17 days in South America & Europe Itinerary

17 days in South America & Europe Itinerary

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Start: Natal, Brazil
Drive:  6 h 30 min
1
Fortaleza, Brazil
— 1 day
Fly:  7 h
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Bus:  30 min
3
Sintra, Portugal
— 1 day
Bus:  30 min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Fatima, Portugal
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 30 min
8
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
9
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
10
Barcelona, Spain
— Few hours
Fly:  14 h 45 min
11
Fortaleza, Brazil
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
End: Natal, Brazil

1
day
Fortaleza, Brazil

Fortaleza
They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Fortaleza vacation builder tool.

Natal to Fortaleza is an approximately 3.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in March, and nighttime lows around 29°C. You'll set off for Lisbon on the 29th (Fri).

Things to do in Fortaleza

Outdoors Parks Tours
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2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
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 Padrao dos Descobrimentos, Mercado da Ribeira, Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): make a trip to Praca Luis de Camoes, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja da Sao Vicente de Fora, browse the eclectic array of goods at Feira da Ladra, make a trip to Panteao Nacional, then contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, and finally make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco). On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Lisbon itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Fortaleza to Lisbon takes 10.5 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Fortaleza in March, with highs in Lisbon at 20°C and lows at 10°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Sintra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Shopping
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

1
day
Sintra, Portugal

Sintra ©
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
You've now added Castelo dos Mouros to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Park and National Palace of Pena, then contemplate the long history of Castelo dos Mouros, and then step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Sintra using our trip planner.

Sintra is just a stone's throw from Lisbon. April in Sintra sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can take a bus to Lisbon.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites Parks
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Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon
To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon online trip itinerary maker.

Lisbon is very close to Sintra. You will leave for Fatima on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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1
day
Fatima, Portugal

Fatima
Fátima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Santarém District. For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Fatima trip builder app.

Traveling by bus from Lisbon to Fatima takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Fatima, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. You will leave for Lisbon on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Fatima

Outdoors Tours Parks
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1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon
To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Lisbon road trip app.

Take a bus from Fatima to Lisbon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 3rd (Wed), you're off to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Museu Picasso and En construccio will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: walk around Parc Guell, see where the action happens at Camp Nou, make a trip to Casa Batllo, and admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona route planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

5
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.
Shop till you drop at Champs-Elysees and Le Marais. Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay capture your imagination. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in April; daily highs in Paris reach 18°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), don't miss a visit to Grand Place, buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and finally examine the collection at Atomium. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, and finally pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels online trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Paris in April: highs in Brussels hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Ghent
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

few
hours
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
On the 13th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Espais Volart.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planning site.

You can fly from Brussels to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in April: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 22°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums
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Espais Volart ©
Espais Volart

1
night
Fortaleza, Brazil

Fortaleza
For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fortaleza trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Fortaleza takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. When traveling from Barcelona in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Fortaleza, with highs around 35°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 28°C. On the 14th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Outdoors Parks Tours
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