9 days in Western Europe Itinerary

9 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Seattle, United States
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Seattle, United States

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Eternal City Tours as well as Sistine Chapel. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): go all around town with Eternal City Tours and then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, admire the masterpieces at Sistine Chapel, and then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome road trip planner.

Seattle, USA to Rome is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Seattle to Rome, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in July: high temperatures in Rome hover around 89°F and lows are around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco and then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco. On your second day here, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, explore the activities along Canal Grande, browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thensnap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Venice online travel route planner.

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Venice are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. On the 9th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, thenexplore the activities along Seine River, and finally stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip planning site.

Getting from Venice to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July, Paris is little chillier than Venice - with highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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