10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday builder

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Fly
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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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 23rd (Fri): stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then wander the streets of Las Ramblas. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then make a trip to Casa Batllo, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Barcelona trip planning app.

Washington, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington to Barcelona. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Washington in April, with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): make a trip to Trevi Fountain, pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and then browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Rome road trip planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 24 — 26:

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 27th (Tue), take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Palazzo Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Florence holiday planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:

Venice, Italy

— 1 night

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Venice trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Venice are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 29:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then stop by The Jordaan. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), walk around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam holiday planning tool.

Fly from Venice to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Venice in April, with highs in Amsterdam at 56°F and lows at 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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