8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom — 1 night

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Big Ben, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary planning site.

Amritsar, India to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -5.5 hour difference. When traveling from Amritsar in January, plan for slightly colder days in London, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Paris.
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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.
On the 12th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip planning website.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take a stroll through Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and finally stroll around Parc Guell.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip builder website.

You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in January, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, then explore the ancient world of Colosseum, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rome planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in January, Rome is a bit cooler at night with lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
On the 16th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion.

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Traveling by flight from Rome to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in January: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 3°C and lows are around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can fly back home.
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