16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
3
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: New York City, United States

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You've added Tower Bridge, Coca-Cola London Eye + London Eye River Cruise, St. Pancras International Station, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 11th (Wed), get outside with Coca-Cola London Eye + London Eye River Cruise and then snap pictures at Tower Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, browse the eclectic array of goods at Borough Market, take a stroll through Brixton, then make a trip to Trafalgar Square, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at London Party Pub Crawl.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the London travel planner.

New York City, USA to London is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to London is 5 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, things will get a bit cooler in London: highs are around 73°F and lows about 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Tours Nightlife Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Big Bus Tours ©
Big Bus Tours
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gare du Nord as well as SANDEMANs NEW Paris, Free Walking Tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get the lay of the land with SANDEMANs NEW Paris, Free Walking Tour, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ile Saint-Louis.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

Take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sexmuseum, Heineken Experience, Rijksmuseum, and other attractions you added. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Markt, get a new perspective on things with Amsterdam Boat Center, then examine the collection at Madame Tussauds, and finally take a stroll through Red Light District.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Madame Tussauds Amsterdam ©
Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
Leidseplein ©
Leidseplein

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.
You've added Passeggiata di Gianicolo, Trevi Fountain, Free Bike Tours Rome, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 18th (Wed), admire the striking features of Sistine Chapel, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then get to know the fascinating history of Rome Historical Center, and finally don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): grab your flashlight and head to Free Bike Tours Rome, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, admire the striking features of Pantheon, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, then don't miss a visit to Via Condotti, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Rome online itinerary creator.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Rome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, Rome is somewhat warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 89°F and lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Capri.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Nightlife Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Underground Naples as well as Miami. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): examine the collection at National Archaeological Museum of Naples, then contemplate the long history of Underground Naples, and then raise your glass at Miami. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the geological forces at Vesuvio, then delve into the distant past at Ruins of Herculaneum, and then delve into the distant past at Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Naples itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. You'll set off for Barcelona on the 22nd (Sun).

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums

Side Trips

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Vesuvio National Park
Highlights from your plan
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

3
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Sailing Barcelona, Scuba & Snorkeling, Vesping, and other attractions. Visiting Kayaking & Canoeing and La Barceloneta will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Picasso Museum and Montjuic Castle.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip generator.

Fly from Naples to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museu Picasso ©
Museu Picasso
Montjuic Castle ©
Montjuic Castle

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