9 days in Western Europe Itinerary

9 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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9 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Nuremberg, Germany
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
train + subway:  3​h
4
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
bus + train:  5​h
5
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
train:  2​h 15​min
6
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Nuremberg, Germany

few
hours
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 10th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe and then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Paris road trip site .

Nuremberg, Germany to Paris is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. August in Paris sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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 11th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, Barcelona is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

1
night
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 12th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Callisto, then admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rome online vacation builder .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rome: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di castiglione and then kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, stroll through Lido Capo di Conca, and then kick back and relax at Fornillo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Ravello tour itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of train and subway from Rome to Ravello takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in August, you will find days in Ravello are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are a bit warmer (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lido Capo di Conca, Fornillo
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

1
night
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip site .

You can do a combination of bus and train from Ravello to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Ravello in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Florence, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

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 17th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, steep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip planning site .

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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