16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Madrid, Spain
— 1 day
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
7
Paris, France
— 2 nights
8
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights

1
day
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 17th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum and then steep yourself in history at Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Madrid online trip maker.

Orlando, USA to Madrid is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Orlando to Madrid due to the time zone difference. In April, Madrid is slightly colder than Orlando - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande ©
Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande

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 18th (Sun): make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, walk around Parc Guell, and then take a stroll through Las Ramblas. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Casa Batllo, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, thenwander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary website.

Take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
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.
On the 20th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, thenexplore the ancient world of Pantheon, thensteep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and then admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

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You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. April in Rome sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 22nd (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, thentake in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, thendon't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip planning app.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Florence are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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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 24th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Punta della Dogana, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice tour itinerary tool.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April in Venice, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Venice

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

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nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
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 26th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): browse the eclectic array of goods at Bloemenmarkt, walk around Vondelpark, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, thenget engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in April, things will get little chillier in Amsterdam: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe and then admire the striking features of Palace of Versailles. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris driving holiday planning site.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April in Paris, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 30th (Fri), explore the world behind art at National Gallery, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, thenmake a trip to Tower Bridge, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and then get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the London trip builder website.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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