19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
3
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
4
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
5
Lyon, France
— 1 night
6
Montpellier, France
— 1 night
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
8
Valencia, Spain
— 1 night
9
Seville, Spain
— 1 night
10
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
11
Bilbao, Spain
— 1 night
12
Bordeaux, France
— Few hours
13
Paris, France
— 1 night
14
Bruges, Belgium
— Few hours
15
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Monument to Alexander VII, thensteep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip builder.

Los Angeles, USA to Rome is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in April; daily highs in Rome reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough 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
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): make a trip to Piazza della Signoria and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence online day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. April in Florence sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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 18th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande and then examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Venice

Parks Museums Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Geneva trip planner.

You can fly from Venice to Geneva in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Geneva, with lows of °F. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lyon.
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Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation) ©
Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation)

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Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill. On the next day, stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, thenget to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, and finally delve into the distant past at Théâtre gallo-romain.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lyon visit planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Lyon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can take a train to Montpellier.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill

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night
Montpellier, France

Montpellier
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
On the 21st (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale St-Pierre.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Montpellier tour itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Lyon to Montpellier in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Barcelona.

Things to do in Montpellier

Historic Sites
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planning site.

Getting from Montpellier to Barcelona by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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night
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 23rd (Fri), browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Valencia tour planner.

Traveling by car from Barcelona to Valencia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April in Valencia, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Seville.

Things to do in Valencia

Shopping
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Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia

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Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Capilla de Santa Maria de Jesus and then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Seville travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Valencia to Seville in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. April in Seville sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): make a trip to Praca das Amoreiras, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, thenmake a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, thenmake a trip to Belém Tower, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. In April, daytime highs in Lisbon are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bilbao.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the views from Puente Zubizuri.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bilbao road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Bilbao takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Bilbao due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in April, expect nights in Bilbao to be about the same, around °F, while days are little chillier, around °F. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Bordeaux.
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Puente Zubizuri ©
Puente Zubizuri

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Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Tour Pey-Berland and then get to know the fascinating history of Place de la Bourse.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bordeaux trip maker site.

You can drive from Bilbao to Bordeaux in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Bordeaux sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites
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Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
Tour Pey-Berland ©
Tour Pey-Berland

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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 27th (Tue), make a trip to Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Paris tour itinerary site.

Traveling by train from Bordeaux to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April in Paris, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Bruges are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You'll set off for Amsterdam on the 27th (Tue).

Things to do in Bruges

Nightlife Historic Sites Museums
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lisse (Keukenhof & Hoeve Wassergeest) and Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum, Grote Markt, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, make a trip to Brouwersgracht, contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, and stop by The Jordaan.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online vacation planner.

You can drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In April in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Haarlem, Lisse
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Keukenhof ©
Keukenhof

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