10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 1 night
Train
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Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Heidelberg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Colmar, France
— 1 night
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Basel, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy — 1 night

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 7th (Mon), steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and then explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planning website.

Izmir, Turkey to Rome is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Izmir to Rome due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Izmir in March, with highs in Rome at 19°C and lows at 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 1 night

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 9th (Wed): admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Venice trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can fly to Barcelona.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Barcelona, Spain — 2 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 10th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, walk around Ciutadella Park, then walk around Parc Guell, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in March, Barcelona is a bit warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Paris.
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Paris, France — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, and then get to know the fascinating history of Île de la Cité.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In March, Paris is slightly colder than Barcelona - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Strasbourg.
Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Strasbourg, France — 1 night

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Strasbourg is one of the nine largest cities in France with nearly half a million inhabitants in the metropolitan area crossing the river to the German city of Kehl, on the eastern bank of the Rhine River.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the activities along Les Berges de l'Ill, then see the interesting displays at Palais de Rohan, and then take a stroll through La Petite France.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Strasbourg route planning tool.

Traveling by train from Paris to Strasbourg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Heidelberg.
Museums · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Heidelberg, Germany — 1 night

A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
On the 14th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Bergfriedhof Heidelberg, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Heidelberg, then steep yourself in history at Student Jail (Studentenkarzer), and finally take in the views from Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge).

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Heidelberg trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Strasbourg to Heidelberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Strasbourg in March, you will find days in Heidelberg are slightly colder (3°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Colmar.
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Colmar, France — 1 night

Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
On the 15th (Tue), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at Parc Attractions Haut Rhin, then hike along Route des Vins d'Alsace, and finally stop by TONIN Creations l'Atelier Amoureux.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Colmar journey planner.

Traveling by car from Heidelberg to Colmar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Heidelberg in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Colmar, with highs around 14°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Basel.
Outdoors · Museums · Shopping · Trails
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Basel, Switzerland — 1 night

Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
On the 16th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthauskirche.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Basel trip planner.

Drive from Colmar to Basel in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for the flight back home.
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