16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain

— 2 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.
On the 16th (Sat), browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, walk around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Palau Guell, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona driving holiday planner.

Kingsport, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Kingsport in April, Barcelona is a bit warmer at night with lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 17 — 18:

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): admire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Florence online trip builder.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 20:

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

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.
On the 21st (Thu), enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, then don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Venice online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. April in Venice sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 22:

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): pick up some local products at Central Market Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square, then pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest vacation planning app.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Budapest takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Venice in April since evenings lows in Budapest dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 1 night

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Prague online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Budapest in April: highs in Prague hover around 58°F, while lows dip to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 25:

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Prague to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Paris, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:

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 29th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then walk around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam travel route app.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30: