8 days in Western Europe Itinerary

8 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Europe holiday maker

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Paris, France
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Barcelona, Spain
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Rome, Italy
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Venice, Italy
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Vienna, Austria
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Paris, France

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 24th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip builder.

St. Petersburg, Russia to Paris is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from St. Petersburg in December, expect Paris to be a bit warmer, temps between 9°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums
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Barcelona, Spain

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, then walk around Parc Guell, and then get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona day trip planning app.

Fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:

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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 28th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, have fun and explore at Welcome to Rome, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rome online route planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Rome, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:

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Venice, Italy

City of Romance

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

Start your trip to Venice by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Rome in December, with highs in Venice at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:

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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna journey maker website.

Getting from Venice to Vienna by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in December, you will find days in Vienna are a bit cooler (5°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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