8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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Atlanta, United States
Fly:
16​h
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:
4​h 30​min
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:
1​h 45​min
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:
14​h 15​min
Atlanta, United States

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2
days
Barcelona, Spain


Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 17th (Mon), stroll through Park Güell, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Sagrada Familia, then browse the exhibits of Casa Batlló, and finally make a trip to Galería Maxó. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral and then explore the galleries of El Cafè de la Pedrera.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary builder.

Atlanta, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Atlanta in April, you will find days in Barcelona are little chillier (66°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Florence.

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Florence, Italy


Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence, and finally examine the collection at Uffizi Gallery. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Florence travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Florence in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Florence when traveling from Barcelona in April, with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

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Rome, Italy


Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): contemplate the long history of Colosseum, then don't miss a visit to Pantheon, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Vatican Museums, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and then contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

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SIDE TRIP : Vatican City
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