16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Bus to Boston, Fly to London Heathrow
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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Drive to Folkestone, Train to Calais-Fréthun, Drive to Giverny
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Giverny, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Versailles, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 1 night

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Tower of London, then take in the views from Tower Bridge, then enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and finally contemplate the long history of Houses of Parliament.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the London trip planner.

Hartford, USA to London is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hartford to London is 5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Hartford in June, with highs in London at 68°F and lows at 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Giverny.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 6:

Giverny, France

— 1 night
Giverny is a small French village in Upper Normandy, best known as the rural retreat of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
On the 7th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Chateau Gaillard, admire the masterpieces at Musee des impressionnismes, then browse the exhibits of Fondation Claude Monet, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Giverny travel planning tool.

Traveling by combination of car and train from London to Giverny takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Giverny is 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Versailles.

Things to do in Giverny

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 6 — 7:

Versailles, France

— 1 night

Royal Paradise

Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parc Zoologique et Chateau de Thoiry.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Versailles trip planner.

Getting from Giverny to Versailles by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Versailles are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Paris.

Things to do in Versailles

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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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 8th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

Drive from Versailles to Paris in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Paris sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums
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Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Attractions like Colosseum and Palatine Hill make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Rome trip builder.

Getting from Paris to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Rome: highs are around 84°F and lows about 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Ponte Vecchio. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Siena (Cravattificio di Siena, Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip website.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 13 — 16:

Venice, Italy

— 3 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.
Kids will enjoy Canal Grande and Piazza San Marco. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Doge's Palace, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Icons, and visit Campo del Ghetto.

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Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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