16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
2
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
3
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Popular historic sites such as Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Pere-Lachaise Cemetery are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Montmartre, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Paris travel planner.

San Diego, USA to Paris is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Paris is 9 hours. Traveling from San Diego in October, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 62°F and 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Karlskirche and Votivkirche. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, don't miss a visit to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Capuchin Church (Kapuzinerkirche).

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Paris to Vienna in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. October in Vienna sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 8:
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

2
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, pause for some serene contemplation at Convento Frati Minori Conventuali S.Francesco, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Giovanni del Toro, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero Monumentale, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dell'Annunziata, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ravello road trip site.

You can fly from Vienna to Ravello in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Vienna in October, expect Ravello to be somewhat warmer, temps between 73°F and 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Amalfi, Scala
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Get some historical perspective at Pantheon and Cupola di San Pietro. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, delve into the distant past at Forum of Augustus, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French.

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

Getting from Ravello to Rome by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Rome, with lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 14th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, contemplate the long history of Palazzo Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

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Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Florence are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): wander the streets of Las Ramblas, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then stroll around Parc Guell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by El Barri Gòtic and then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

Plan trip to Barcelona with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Florence to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in October, Barcelona is a bit warmer at night with lows of 60°F. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

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