16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Madrid, Spain
1
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
6
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
7
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Madrid, Spain

1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes MADRID & You as well as Mercado San Miguel. On the 1st (Wed), gain a rich perspective with MADRID & You, admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, stroll around Parque del Retiro, thensteep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and finally hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): make a trip to Puerta del Sol and then admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Madrid using our trip planner.

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major aiport is Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. March in Madrid sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, thenstroll around Parc Guell, and finally make a trip to Galeria Maxo.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planner.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Historic Sites
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In March, Paris is a bit cooler than Barcelona - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

1
night
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
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 7th (Tue), examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, thendon't miss a visit to Grand Place, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Brussels vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 8:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

2
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.
On the 8th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle and then take in the views from Charles Bridge. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague online sightseeing planner.

Fly from Brussels to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Prague are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 10:
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace and then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, get engrossed in the history at Sisi Museum, thenadmire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna route app.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In March, daytime highs in Vienna are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Rome by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Rome: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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