8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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8 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Newark, United States
Fly:  11 h
1
Paris, France
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Newark, United States

1
night
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 19th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paris vacation maker app .

Newark, USA to Paris is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Paris is 6 hours. Traveling from Newark in February, Paris is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, then steep yourself in history at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and finally make a trip to Staromestske namesti.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Prague trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Paris in February, expect Prague to be little chillier, temps between 40°F and 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

1
night
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
On the 22nd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Halaszbastya, admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, then snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, then admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Budapest road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 44°F in February, and nighttime lows around 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, browse the exhibits of Welcome to Rome, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally explore the striking landscape at Colle del Gianicolo.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rome online vacation builder .

You can fly from Budapest to Rome in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Budapest in February, with highs in Rome at 57°F and lows at 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
night
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 25th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, then make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally stroll around Parc Guell.

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Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in February, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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