10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip itinerary planner

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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland

— 2 nights

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.
On the 7th (Fri), ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, then make a trip to Temple Bar, then stroll around St Stephens Green, and finally enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip builder tool.

Washington, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Washington to Dublin, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington in May: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 59°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can fly to Paris.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay May 6 — 8:

Paris, France

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): visit Île de la Cité, then admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip maker.

You can fly from Dublin to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Dublin in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 49°F in Paris. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to fly to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 11th (Tue), snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

Fly from Paris to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Florence, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Rome, Italy

— 1 night

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 13th (Thu), ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip website.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Florence in May, Rome is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
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Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, stroll around Parc Guell, and then wander the streets of Las Ramblas. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, then make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona vacation website.

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in May, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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