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 · Nature · Neighborhoods · Parks
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

Tours · Outdoors · Transportation · 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 St. Peter's Basilica 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. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, make a trip to Piazza Navona, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Lisbon to Rome in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Rome is 1 hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

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 The Baptistery of St. John. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Easy Living.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Florence day trip planning site.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

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 of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, catch a live event at Camp Nou, wander the streets of Las Ramblas, and walk around Parc Guell.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona visit planner.

Fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can fly 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
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15: