8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Lugano, Switzerland
— 1 night
4
Paris, France
— 2 nights

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.
On the 10th (Sun), stroll around Parc Guell and then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): take a stroll through Las Ramblas, don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

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New York City, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Barcelona. In May, daytime highs in Barcelona are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

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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 12th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, thendelve into the distant past at Colosseum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, and finally don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome day trip site.

Fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Rome can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lugano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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night
Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello and then explore the activities along Lake Lugano.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lugano itinerary website.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Rome to Lugano in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Rome in May, with highs in Lugano at °F and lows at °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello
Highlights from your plan
Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello ©
Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello

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 15th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, thenexplore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Le Marais, thenget to know the fascinating history of Île de la Cité, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Paris travel route planning app.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Lugano to Paris takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Lugano in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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

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