9 days in Western Europe Itinerary

9 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Europe planner

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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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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.
On the 23rd (Sat), browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, make a trip to Casa Batllo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the 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: stroll around Parc Guell, then explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

Lyon, France to Barcelona is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Lyon in October, with highs in Barcelona at 26°C and lows at 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Rome.

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Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

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 25th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and finally don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, then don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

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You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Rome, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

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Venice, Italy

— 1 night

City of Romance

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 27th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in October, you will find days in Venice are little chillier (22°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 28th (Thu), take a stroll through The Jordaan, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then stroll around Vondelpark, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam road trip tool.

Fly from Venice to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Venice, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) 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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and finally examine the collection at Musee Rodin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Louvre Museum and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary tool.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

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