17 days in South America & Europe Itinerary

17 days in South America & Europe Itinerary

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 1 night
Fly
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Drive
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Salamanca, Spain
— 1 night
Train to Nuevos Ministerios, Fly to Dublin
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly

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Sao Paulo, Brazil

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, then get a taste of the local shopping with Paulista Avenue, and then walk around Parque Ibirapuera.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sao Paulo planning tool.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Congonhas Airport, Guarulhos - Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport and Viracopos International Airport. July in Sao Paulo sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 5th (Thu), stroll around Parque del Retiro, admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, and then make a trip to Plaza Mayor. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Puerta del Sol, then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and then make a trip to Plaza de Oriente.

Before you visit Madrid, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Madrid takes 14 hours. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in July: highs in Madrid hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Salamanca.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Salamanca, Spain

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Salamanca trip planner.

You can drive from Madrid to Salamanca in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, Salamanca is a bit cooler than Madrid - with highs of 37°C and lows of 14°C. On the 7th (Sat), you'll travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Museums · Outdoors

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Dublin, Ireland

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Newman University Church, walk around St Stephens Green, then examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, and finally examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin, take an in-depth tour of National Library of Ireland, then walk around Phoenix Park, and finally catch a live event at Croke Park Stadium.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Dublin trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Salamanca to Dublin takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salamanca to Dublin. When traveling from Salamanca in July, plan for cooler days and about the same nights in Dublin: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia and then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and then don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Edinburgh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, then contemplate the long history of Houses of Parliament, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): make a trip to Buckingham Palace, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the London day trip site.

Getting from Edinburgh to London by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Edinburgh in July, expect nights in London to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums

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Paris, France

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from London in July, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then stroll around Vondelpark.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam day trip site.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

State of Sao Paulo travel guide

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Beaches · Parks · Specialty Museums
A trip to State of Sao Paulo reveals one of Brazil's wealthiest regions, considered one of South America's economic powerhouses and known for its high standard of living. The eponymous state capital remains one of the country's most cosmopolitan urban centers, housing almost 20 million residents in its metropolitan region. Beyond this hub of frantic nightlife and thriving commerce, a tour of State of Sao Paulo showcases lively beaches scattered across 600 km (370 mi) of coastline. Farther inland, visitors take advantage of the area's pleasant climate and explore numerous waterfalls, caves, mountains, rivers, spas, parks, and historical buildings dating back to early colonial times.