8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Train
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
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Oswiecim, Poland
— 1 night
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Drive to Kraków John Paul II International Airport, Fly to Birmingham International Airport, Drive to Redditch
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Redditch, United Kingdom
— 1 night
+2
Drive to Birmingham International Airport, Fly to Dublin Airport, Drive to Mullingar
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Mullingar, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive to Dublin Airport, Fly to Fort Wayne International Airport

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then stroll around Vondelpark, and finally examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then take a stroll through The Jordaan.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip builder app.

Fort Wayne, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. When traveling from Fort Wayne in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Amsterdam, with highs around 63°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Florence day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Florence takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Amsterdam in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 19th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Colosseum, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

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

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 58°F in Rome. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Oswiecim, Poland

Known to most by its German name Auschwitz, the modestly sized city of Oswiecim sits at the foot of the Jura Mountains, just 50 km (30 mi) west of Krakow.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Defense Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Helper of Christians, then pause for some photo ops at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and finally contemplate the long history of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Oswiecim trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Oswiecim by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Rome in May, with highs in Oswiecim at 66°F and lows at 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Redditch.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Historic Sites · Museums
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Redditch, United Kingdom

Redditch is a town and local government district in north-east Worcestershire, England, approximately 15mi south of Birmingham. On the 21st (Fri), pause for some photo ops at John Bonham Memorial Statue, then identify plant and animal life at Morton Stanley Park, and then see the interesting displays at Forge Mill Needle Museum & Bordesley Abbey.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Redditch road trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Oswiecim to Redditch. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oswiecim to Redditch due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Oswiecim in May: highs in Redditch hover around 61°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Mullingar.

Things to do in Redditch

Museums · Wildlife · Parks
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Mullingar, Ireland

Mullingar is the county town of County Westmeath in Ireland. On the 22nd (Sat), don't miss a visit to Joe Dolan.

For photos and other tourist information, you can read our Mullingar road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Redditch to Mullingar with the Route module. In May, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 44°F. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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