10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

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10 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Auckland Central, New Zealand
Fly:  28​h
1
Paris, France
— 1 night
+2
train + bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Auckland Central, New Zealand

1
night
Paris, France

Paris ©
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 17th (Tue), appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, then don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, and then examine the collection at Musée d'Orsay. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, then head off the coast to Île de la Cité, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Paris online tour planner .

Auckland Central, New Zealand to Paris is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -11 hour difference. While traveling from Auckland Central, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Nature
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

1
night
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 19th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro, then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip maker app .

Fly from Paris to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in April; daily highs in Rome reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 20th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get engrossed in the history at Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence, and finally examine the collection at Uffizi Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. April in Florence sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Galleria dell'Accademia ©
Galleria dell'Accademia
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 22nd (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then admire the striking features of La Sagrada Familia, then pause for some photo ops at El Cafè de la Pedrera, and finally pause for some photo ops at Casa Batlló. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then admire all the interesting features of Camp Nou, and then make a trip to Park Güell.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Barcelona vacation planner .

Fly from Florence to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. April in Barcelona sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Park Guell ©
Park Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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