17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Philadelphia, United States
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h
3
Pirmasens, Germany
— 1 day
Drive:  6 h
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
8
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
9
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
10
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Philadelphia, United States

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 31st (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera and then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, thenget your game on at Enigmik Escape Room, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally stroll around Parc Guell.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona online trip itinerary planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in March; daily highs in Barcelona reach 62°F and lows reach 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, thenadmire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, and finally wander the streets of Île de la Cité. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: partake in some friendly competition at ClueZ Paris, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Paris journey planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Barcelona in April: high temperatures in Paris hover around 60°F and lows are around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Pirmasens.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
day
Pirmasens, Germany

Pirmasens ©
Pirmasens is an independent town in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, near the border with France. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): stroll around Strecktal Park and then engage your brain at Dynamikum.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Pirmasens trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Paris to Pirmasens in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Paris in April, plan for little chillier nights in Pirmasens, with lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Pirmasens

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Strecktal Park ©
Strecktal Park
Dynamikum ©
Dynamikum

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, thenexplore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then have some family-friendly fun at Sim Academy.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Zurich online journey builder.

You can drive from Pirmasens to Zurich in 4 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Sim Academy ©
Sim Academy
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

1
night
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, thentest your team's savvy at La Casa Maledetta, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Poldi Pezzoli.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Milan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Milan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in April: highs in Milan hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
La Casa Maledetta ©
La Casa Maledetta
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 7th (Tue), take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thenexplore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thentake in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary maker app.

Take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): admire the striking features of Pantheon, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, thenmake a trip to Welcome to Rome, thenexplore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then make a trip to Piazza Navona.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome attractions planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): make a trip to Piazza San Marco, thenadmire the striking features of Doge's Palace, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Congress innsbruck, thenget outside with Cross Country Academy - Private Lessons, thenfly down the slopes at Bergbahnen Oberperfuss, and finally hike along Wilde Wasser Weg.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Innsbruck sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Venice to Innsbruck in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Venice in April since evenings lows in Innsbruck dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Cross Country Academy - Private Lessons, Bergbahnen Oberperfuss, Wilde Wasser Weg
Highlights from your plan
Congress innsbruck ©
Congress innsbruck

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 14th (Tue), examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: walk around Phoenix Park, walk around St Stephens Green, and then take a stroll through Temple Bar.

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You can fly from Innsbruck to Dublin in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Innsbruck to Dublin. While traveling from Innsbruck, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Dublin, ranging from highs of 53°F to lows of 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

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