10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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2
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.
On the 22nd (Thu), don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then stroll around Parc Guell.

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Washington, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington in April, Barcelona is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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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.
On the 24th (Sat), admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Colosseum, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums.

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You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

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You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive 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), 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 get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): wander the streets of The Jordaan, explore the galleries of Anne Frank House, and then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then walk around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Venice to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in April, things will get a bit cooler in Amsterdam: highs are around 56°F and lows about 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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