10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 23rd (Mon), walk around Vondelpark and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have some family-friendly fun at Museumphoto, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary website.

Chicago, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Chicago to Amsterdam, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in December; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 47°F and lows reach 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
On the 25th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge.

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You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in December, with highs in Prague at 41°F and lows at 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, then ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

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You can drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 40°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Budapest

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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

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 27th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, make a trip to Piazza Navona, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rome day trip app.

You can fly from Budapest to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Budapest in December, with highs in Rome at 57°F and lows at 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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 29th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, then don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally stroll around Parc Guell.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): make a trip to Place de la Concorde, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the galleries of Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in December, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 47°F and 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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