18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Washington DC, United States
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Modena, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Washington DC, United States

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the London road trip planning app.

Washington DC, USA to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to London, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in November, expect nights in London to be about the same, around 41°F, while days are slightly colder, around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in November, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 28th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, thensteep yourself in history at Grand Place, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

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

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Brussels

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of Dancing House, steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, and get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Prague trip planning app.

Getting from Brussels to Prague by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 3:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Cannaregio, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice driving holiday planner.

Getting from Prague to Venice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. While traveling from Prague, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 49°F to lows of 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Modena.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

1
night
Modena, Italy

Modena ©
Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Modena road trip planning website.

Getting from Venice to Modena by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. December in Modena sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 34°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Modena

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Maranello
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari ©
MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari
Duomo di Modena ©
Duomo di Modena
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

3
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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rome attractions planner.

Getting from Modena to Rome by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. When traveling from Modena in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rome: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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