10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route builder

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Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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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 22nd (Thu): walk around Parc Guell, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and then admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary builder site.

Washington, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Washington to Barcelona, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 23:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, then make a trip to Piazza Navona, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, then make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Rome by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then make a trip to Palazzo Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary planning site.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:

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.
On the 28th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Venice online trip 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 up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 28:

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 29th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then stop by The Jordaan. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then walk around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online trip builder.

Fly from Venice to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Venice in April; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 56°F and lows reach 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30: