13 days in Europe Itinerary

13 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 1 day
2
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 1 night
3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
4
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights

1
day
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 26th (Tue), race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Inverness trip planner.

Phoenix, USA to Inverness is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to Inverness is 7 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Phoenix in May: high temperatures in Inverness hover around 58°F and lows are around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours

1
night
Fort William, United Kingdom

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. On the 27th (Wed), appreciate the views at Glen Coe, hike along Lost Valley Trail, and then admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Fort William trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Inverness to Fort William by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Glencoe
Highlights from your plan
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Lost Valley Trail ©
Lost Valley Trail

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Calton Hill, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): learn and have fun at Classes, explore the galleries of Royal Yacht Britannia, then take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and finally don't miss a visit to Scott Monument.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. May in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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.
On the 30th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Tower of London, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, then make a trip to Big Ben, and finally contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): wander the streets of Île de la Cité, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum. On the next day, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Paris attractions tool.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip maker website.

Getting from Paris to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in June; daily highs in Rome reach 84°F and lows reach 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera and then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona driving holiday tool.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in June: highs in Barcelona hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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