10 days in Western Europe Itinerary

10 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Europe trip planner

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Venice, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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Barcelona, Spain
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Paris, France
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 night

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 4th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum and then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, walk around Vondelpark, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip builder.

Minneapolis, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Amsterdam is 7 hours. In April, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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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.
On the 6th (Mon), explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, Venice is a bit warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 65°F and lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
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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 7th (Tue), make a trip to Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini, and then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rome online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then make a trip to Casa Batllo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then walk around Parc Guell.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona travel route website.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
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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.
On the 11th (Sat), wander the streets of Île de la Cité, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Paris driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in April, things will get a bit cooler in Paris: highs are around 60°F and lows about 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature
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