8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route planner

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Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Train
2
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
3
Rocchetta Tanaro, Italy
— 1 night
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Budapest
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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Fly
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy

— 1 night

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 13th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and then delve into the distant past at Colosseum. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rome itinerary planning website.

New York City, USA to Rome is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Rome due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Rome, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Florence, Italy

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Florence attractions planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rocchetta Tanaro.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 15:

Rocchetta Tanaro, Italy

— 1 night
Parco Naturale di Rocchetta Tanaro has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Post dal Vin and then don't miss a visit to Parco Naturale di Rocchetta Tanaro.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rocchetta Tanaro trip maker site.

Drive from Florence to Rocchetta Tanaro in 4 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Florence in April; daily highs in Rocchetta Tanaro reach 59°F and lows reach 45°F. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Rocchetta Tanaro

Wineries
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Budapest, Hungary

— 1 night

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.
On the 17th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Budapest trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rocchetta Tanaro to Budapest. Traveling from Rocchetta Tanaro in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Budapest, with lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 17:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

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 18th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then explore the world behind art at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Museum Van Loon, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, admire all the interesting features of Anne Frank House, then admire the masterpieces at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

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Traveling by flight from Budapest to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Budapest in April, plan for slightly colder days in Amsterdam, with highs around 56°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites
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