28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
2
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
4
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
6
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
7
Paris, France
— 5 nights

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon tour planner.

Toronto, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Lisbon is 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo, Catedral Primada, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Lisbon in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Toledo, A Maze In 60
Highlights from your plan
A Maze In 60 ©
A Maze In 60
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, and walk around Parc Guell.

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

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Madrid in July: highs in Barcelona hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 25°C. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel to Milan.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Lake Como Adventures (in Como), Boat2Go (in Oliveto Lario) and Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo (in Suello). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giorgio, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di San Nicolo.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Milan online visit planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Milan in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in July, Milan is slightly colder at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Milan

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Varenna, Lake Como Adventures, Boat2Go, Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo, Campanile di San Nicolo
Highlights from your plan
Boat2Go ©
Boat2Go
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

2
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Liebieghaus, explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, then admire the majestic nature at Gruneburgpark, and finally don't miss a visit to Main Tower.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Frankfurt trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Milan to Frankfurt takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, Frankfurt is little chillier than Milan - with highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C. On the 19th (Mon), you're off to Zurich.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Liebieghaus ©
Liebieghaus
Gruneburgpark ©
Gruneburgpark

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Bern (Egelsee, Aare River, &more), Lucerne (Rigi, Lake Lucerne, &more) and Kriens (Paragliding Luzern & Mt Pilatus). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Brienz and take in nature's colorful creations at Schynige Platte.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Zurich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lucerne, Bern, Lake Brienz, Schynige Platte
Highlights from your plan
Paragliding Luzern ©
Paragliding Luzern
Aare River
Aare River
Lake Brienz ©
Lake Brienz

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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, shop like a local with Le Marais, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary maker website.

Do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Zurich to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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