8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe travel planner

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Fly
1
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Train
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill and then contemplate the long history of Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally make a trip to Trevi Fountain.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Rome sightseeing planner.

New Delhi, India to Rome is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. When traveling from New Delhi in March, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Rome: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. On your second day here, make a trip to Palazzo Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

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You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Florence are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Venice, Italy

— 1 night

City of Romance

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 (Sun), examine the collection at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Barcelona, Spain

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally walk around Parc Guell.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

You can fly from Venice to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Venice in March since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks

Paris, France

— 2 nights

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.
On the 30th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in March, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around 13°C and lows about 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums