8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Train
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
4
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Train
5
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 15th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then steep yourself in history at Anne Frank House, then walk around Vondelpark, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

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Hamburg, Germany to Amsterdam is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 16:

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Paris online attractions planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Paris by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. April in Paris sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:

Barcelona, Spain

— 1 night

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 19th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, make a trip to Casa Batllo, then make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally walk around Parc Guell.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in April, with highs in Barcelona at 22°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 19:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 20:

Florence, Italy

— 1 night

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 21st (Wed): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Florence journey builder.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 21:

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Venice are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 22: