14 days in Western Europe Itinerary

14 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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14 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Bhopal, India
Fly:  16​h
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
5
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Bhopal, India

2
nights
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 23rd (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, and then shop like a local with Le Marais. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Île de la Cité, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paris visit planner.

Bhopal, India to Paris is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bhopal to Paris is minus 4 hours. While traveling from Bhopal, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges, take an in-depth tour of Groeningemuseum, then make a trip to The Markt, then examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Stadhuis. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally admire the striking features of Belfry of Bruges.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bruges sightseeing planning tool .

Drive from Paris to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
The Markt ©
The Markt
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then walk around Parc Guell. On the next day, kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and then pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona road trip app .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Bruges to Barcelona takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Bruges in December, you will find days in Barcelona are a bit warmer (17°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Playa de La Barceloneta ©
Playa de La Barceloneta

2
nights
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 29th (Sun): explore the activities along Canal Grande, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, and finally examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Barcelona to Venice by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in December; daily highs in Venice reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

1
night
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 31st (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Florence day trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Venice in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, wander the streets of Trastevere, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary website .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Rome are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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