8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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8 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Train:  2 h 30 min
1
Paris, France
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: London, United Kingdom

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum and then step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, then don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary builder tool .

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Paris are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Florence.

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
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Eiffel Tower

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 3rd (Tue), view the masterpieces at M.G. Design, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, and finally see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary maker website .

Fly from Paris to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, expect Florence to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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Rome, Italy

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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 5th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Pantheon, stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Callisto, then contemplate the long history of Colosseum, and finally contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary site .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Lisbon.

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

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Lisbon, Portugal

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Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then take a stroll through Avenida da Liberdade, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, then step into the grandiose world of Park and National Palace of Pena, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Quinta da Regaleira.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon attractions planning tool .

You can fly from Rome to Lisbon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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