7 days in Western Europe Itinerary

7 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Europe trip maker

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Train
3
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
23
24
25
26
27
28
29

Barcelona, Spain

— 2 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.
On the 24th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pick up some local products at La Boqueria, then make a trip to Palau Guell, then walk around Parc Guell, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona road trip planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Rome, Italy

— 1 night

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 26th (Wed), ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rome journey maker tool.

Getting from Barcelona to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Rome are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Florence, Italy

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 27th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Florence vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in May, with lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and finally take a stroll through The Jordaan.

Plan my Amsterdam trip by asking Inspirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Amsterdam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Florence in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks