10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe sightseeing planner

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Budapest, Hungary
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Rome, Italy
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Barcelona, Spain
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Copenhagen, Denmark

— 2 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 22nd (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, then wander the streets of Stroeget, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), and finally pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): don't miss a visit to National Museum of Denmark, then take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, then admire the landmark architecture of Amalienborg, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Zenzes Wellness.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Copenhagen online journey maker.

Washington, USA to Copenhagen is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Washington to Copenhagen, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Washington in January, plan for little chillier days in Copenhagen, with highs around 38°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods · Museums · Spas · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 23:

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, make a trip to Heroes' Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion. On the next day, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Copenhagen to Budapest by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Copenhagen in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Budapest, with lows of 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 25:

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 26th (Tue), admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip builder website.

Fly from Budapest to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Budapest in January, expect Rome to be somewhat warmer, temps between 55°F and 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel 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.
On the 27th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then visit Las Ramblas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then make a trip to Casa Batllo, and finally walk around Parc Guell.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip site.

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, and then wander the streets of Alfama. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Bairro Alto, then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and then contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in Lisbon are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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