18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe Trip Planner

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Paris, France
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Paris, France

City of Light

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 31st (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, then wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Paris day trip app.

Sydney, Australia to Paris is an approximately 26.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Paris is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 19°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 1:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 1st (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, then make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), then make a trip to Belém Tower, and finally get outside with Lisbon by Boat.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon vacation planning site.

You can fly from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in October, with highs in Lisbon at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Lisbon

Transportation · Tours · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 2:

Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Colosseum and Piazza Navona will appeal to history buffs. We've included these beaches for you: Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare and Mediterranea. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Sabbianera Super Beach in Anguillara Sabazia, about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and stop by Trastevere.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Rome takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon to Rome, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 2 — 6:

Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza della Signoria. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and kick back and relax at Easy Living.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Florence day trip website.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. November in Florence sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 6 — 9:

Barcelona, Spain

— 4 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get in touch with nature at Playa de La Barceloneta and Nova Mar Bella Beach. Get some historical perspective at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, and stroll around Parc Guell.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online holiday maker.

Getting from Florence to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 13:

Paris, France

— 2 nights

City of Light

Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, then head off the coast to Île de la Cité, then stroll through Paris Plage, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Montmartre, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Paris journey maker app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Barcelona in November: high temperatures in Paris hover around 12°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Paris

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
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