24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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24 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Vancouver, Canada

6
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra--about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Belém Tower, wander the streets of Bairro Alto, learn about winemaking at The Best Portugal, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip itinerary app .

Vancouver, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to Lisbon. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in April; daily highs in Lisbon reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
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Food Tours
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

2
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
On the next day, walk around Parque de Maria Luisa, then steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, then admire the striking features of Torre del Oro, and finally appreciate the history behind Torre Abdel Aziz.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Seville holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Seville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Seville due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, make a trip to Plaza de Oriente, then walk around Casa de Campo, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Madrid trip maker tool .

Traveling by train from Seville to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Seville in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Madrid, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) 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
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

4
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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Batllo, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic.

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Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne & Mt Pilatus). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and visit Old Town.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Zurich day trip planner .

Getting from Barcelona to Zurich by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in April; daily highs in Zurich reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

4
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: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Le Marais, and make a trip to Champs-Elysees.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris route planner.

Fly from Zurich to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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