8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Barcelona, Spain
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Barcelona, Spain

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Galeria Esther Montoriol, then stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona planning tool.

If you are flying in from Curacao, the closest major aiports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. February in Barcelona sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Playa de La Barceloneta ©
Playa de La Barceloneta
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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 13th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Pantheon, take a stroll through Via Condotti, then wander the streets of Trastevere, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Rome are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Paris.

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trastevere ©
Trastevere
Via Condotti ©
Via Condotti

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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.
On the 14th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, then don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, and then make a trip to Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, shop like a local with Le Marais, and then explore the activities along Seine River.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in February: high temperatures in Paris hover around 9°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees
Seine River ©
Seine River

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, then take a stroll through Leidseplein, and then contemplate the long history of Anne Frank House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, shop like a local with Renssen Art Gallery, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam road trip planning website.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In February in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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Leidseplein
Leidseplein
Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience
Albert Cuyp Market ©
Albert Cuyp Market

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