10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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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.
On the 26th (Fri), walk around Parc de Montjuic, then stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and then don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona road trip planner.

Washington, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. In February, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Washington - with highs of 58°F and lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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 28th (Sun): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then admire the striking features of Pantheon, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rome travel route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February in Rome, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 1:

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 2nd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Venice online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Rome to Venice by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In March in Venice, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 41°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 2:

Budapest, Hungary

— 1 night

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
On the 3rd (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip maker website.

You can fly from Venice to Budapest in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Budapest when traveling from Venice in March, with lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 3:

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.
On the 4th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then make a trip to Eiffel Tower. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, then shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Paris trip site.

You can fly from Budapest to Paris in 6 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 5:

Brussels, Belgium

— 1 night

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then browse the exhibits of Belgian Comic Strip Center, then don't miss a visit to Grand Place, and finally examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta).

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Brussels trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Paris in March, you will find days in Brussels are a bit cooler (48°F), and nights are about the same (35°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 6: