8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday maker

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Fly
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Drive
2
Lienz, Austria
— 1 day
Drive
3
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Train
4
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
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Paris, France
— 1 night
Train

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Prague, Czech Republic

— 1 night

City of a Hundred Spires

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 27th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary maker site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Prague is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. July in Prague sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lienz.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites
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Lienz, Austria

— 1 day
Lienz is a medieval town in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get the adrenaline pumping with Airtime Austria - Professional Tandem Paragliding.

To see reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Lienz online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Prague to Lienz in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. In July in Lienz, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 29th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Lienz

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
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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 30th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lienz to Florence takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Lienz in July, expect Florence to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
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Rome, Italy

— 1 night

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 1st (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, then admire the striking features of Pantheon, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rome online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Barcelona, Spain

— 1 night

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.
On the 2nd (Fri), ponder the design of The Magic Fountain, then walk around Parc Guell, then don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona vacation maker tool.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Rome in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites
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Paris, France

— 1 night

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 (Sat): head off the coast to Île de la Cité, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Paris tour planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in August; daily highs in Paris reach 29°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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