17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  9 h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
3
Lyon, France
— 1 night
Tram + Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
5
Cannes, France
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: New Delhi, India

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.
Popular historic sites such as Buckingham Palace and Wallace Collection are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Banqueting House and Apsley House. The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Somerset House, learn about all things military at HMS Belfast, explore the world behind art at Freud Museum, and examine the collection at All Hallows By The Tower.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our London itinerary maker tool.

New Delhi, India to London is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 5.5 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in May, with highs in London at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

3
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.
Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Montmartre and La Sorbonne for their historical value. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Place de la Bastille, get engrossed in the history at Musee d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaisme, and see the interesting displays at Musee Nissim de Camondo.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris road trip planning site.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Albert Kahn Musee et Jardins
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

1
night
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Musee des Tissus et des Arts Decoratif and then examine the collection at Musee d'Art et d'Industrie.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lyon holiday tool.

You can take a train from Paris to Lyon in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and tram; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Lyon are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Musee d'Art et d'Industrie
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Musee d'Art et d'Industrie ©
Musee d'Art et d'Industrie
Musee des Tissus et des Arts Decoratif ©
Musee des Tissus et des Arts Decoratif

2
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 8th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Musée National Picasso, then steep yourself in history at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, then explore the world behind art at Musee des Arts Asiatiques de Nice, and finally steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Fort du Mont Alban, then steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle du Rosaire.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nice tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Lyon to Nice by combination of tram and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lyon in May, Nice is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Cannes.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chapelle du Rosaire, Fort du Mont Alban, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, Musée National Picasso
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Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Chapelle du Rosaire ©
Chapelle du Rosaire

1
night
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): head off the coast to Lérins Islands.

Discover how to plan a Cannes trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Nice to Cannes takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Cannes, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Rome.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Pantheon and Santa Maria in Trastevere. Museo del Tesoro della Basilica di San Pietro and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, and take some stellar pictures from Colle Capitolino.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip planning app.

Fly from Cannes to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In May in Rome, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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.
On the 15th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and then admire the masterpieces at Fundacio Antoni Tapies. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral and then contemplate the long history of Casa Museu Gaudí.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Barcelona road trip website.

Fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

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