9 days in Western Europe Itinerary

9 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Europe travel planner

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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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 2nd (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Amsterdam travel itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Amsterdam is 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take a stroll through Île de la Cité, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Luxembourg Gardens and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Paris road trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Paris are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 4:

Florence, Italy

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 5th (Sun), contemplate the long history of L’importuno di Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence online day trip planner.

Fly from Paris to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in April, with highs in Florence at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 5:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

For ratings and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 5 — 7:

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Barcelona road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. April in Barcelona sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
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