10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip itinerary planner

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Barcelona, Spain
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Rome, Italy
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
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Dublin, Ireland
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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 (Sat), walk around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then stroll through Playa de La Barceloneta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): visit Las Ramblas, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online 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. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington in February; daily highs in Barcelona reach 58°F and lows reach 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Feb 26 — 28:

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 1st (Mon): delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally take a stroll through Trastevere.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Rome online travel planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in February, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Budapest.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 2:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Budapest travel planning website.

You can fly from Rome to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Rome in March; daily highs in Budapest reach 54°F and lows reach 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Budapest

Spas · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 4:

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 5th (Fri), take a stroll through Île de la Cité, then take a stroll through Le Marais, then wander the streets of Montmartre, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, and then admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris vacation builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to fly to Dublin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
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Dublin, Ireland

— 1 night

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): walk around St Stephens Green, wander the streets of Temple Bar, and then examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin sightseeing tool.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Dublin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Dublin is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Paris, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Dublin, ranging from highs of 48°F to lows of 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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