16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 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.
Barcelona is known for sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, stop by Las Ramblas, take a stroll through Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), and stroll around Parc Guell.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary planning website.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Barcelona is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Barcelona. In December, Barcelona is cooler than Dubai - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can fly to Paris.
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Paris, France — 3 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 26th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Île de la Cité, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, then shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in December, things will get a bit cooler in Paris: highs are around 9°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bern.
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Bern, Switzerland — 5 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Explore Bern's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Lucerne Station, Chapel Bridge, &more), Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Spitalgasse, get great views at The Cathedral of Bern, explore the activities along Aare River, and take an in-depth tour of Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bern trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Paris to Bern by combination of flight, bus, and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Paris in December; daily highs in Bern reach 5°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and appreciate the history behind La Pieta.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Bern to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Bern in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Rome: highs are around 15°C and lows about 4°C. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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