16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: San Francisco, United States


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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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and make a trip to Big Ben.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the London trip planner .

San Francisco, USA to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to London is 8 hours. In August in London, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
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.
On the 30th (Fri), head off the coast to Île de la Cité, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: walk around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Paris trip simple and quick.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. August in Paris sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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 1st (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Venice journey planner .

Getting from Paris to Venice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Venice: highs are around 85°F and lows about 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence driving holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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 5th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and then admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rome road trip planning website .

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seville: Ronda (Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, Reservatauro Ronda, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Plaza de España, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Sevilla, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, and don't miss a visit to Metropol Parasol.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Seville trip tool .

You can fly from Rome to Seville in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Seville are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ronda
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

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