18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights

1
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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 19th (Sun), walk around St Stephens Green, then take a stroll through Temple Bar, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dublin Zoo, and finally examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dublin online travel planner.

Chicago, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Chicago to Dublin, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. March in Dublin sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 20:
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St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then ponder the design of The Magic Fountain, then catch a live event at Camp Nou, and finally walk around Parc Guell.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona road trip planning site.

You can fly from Dublin to Barcelona in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Dublin in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 62°F and lows about 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 22:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Colosseum and Palatine Hill will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, take a stroll through Trastevere, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Rome trip maker app.

Getting from Barcelona to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. March in Rome sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 25:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Loggia dei Lanzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in March, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

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.
On the 28th (Tue), snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Venice online day trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. March in Venice sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallee (about 38 minutes away). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Paris tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Venice in March: highs in Paris hover around 53°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 1:
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): walk around St. James's Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our London trip maker app.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in London can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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