10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
3
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 1 night
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and then get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum. On your second day here, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, thensteep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, thentake in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and finally contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the London trip builder app.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde, thencontemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Le Marais, thenadmire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paris road trip site.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in Paris are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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night
Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Jardin Exotique de Monaco, thendon't miss a visit to Prince's Palace, and then try to win big at Casino of Monte-Carlo.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Monte-Carlo trip builder app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Paris to Monte-Carlo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in December: high temperatures in Monte-Carlo hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites

Side Trips

Prince's Palace, Jardin Exotique de Monaco
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Casino of Monte-Carlo ©
Casino of Monte-Carlo
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Jardin Exotique de Monaco ©
Jardin Exotique de Monaco

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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 1st (Wed): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, thenmake a trip to Piazza Navona, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, and then contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

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

You can fly from Monte-Carlo to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Monte-Carlo in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Rome. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 3rd (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, thenadmire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, thensteep yourself in history at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Florence online itinerary planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. January in Florence sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Zurich, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and then wander the streets of Old Town.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip builder site.

Getting from Florence to Zurich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in January, expect Zurich to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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