19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe vacation planner

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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy

— 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Teatro La Fenice. On the 3rd (Thu), explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and then see a show at Teatro La Fenice. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace and then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Venice day trip tool.

Atlanta, USA to Venice is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Atlanta to Venice, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Atlanta in December, with highs in Venice at 49°F and lows at 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nightlife · Museums

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Florence itinerary planning tool.

Take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in December, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around 39°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites

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.
Plan my day in Rome using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Rome are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Monaco-Ville.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Monaco-Ville, Monaco

— 1 night
Jutting out of the dramatic cliffs of Monaco sits Monaco-Ville, one of the nation's oldest towns.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Vieux Monaco as well as Top Car Monaco. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Place du Palais, and then try your luck at Casino Cafe de Paris. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, head outdoors with Top Car Monaco, learn more about the world around you at Musee D’Anthropologie Prehistorique, then steep yourself in history at Vieux Monaco, then see the interesting displays at Princess Grace Irish Library, and finally shop like a local with Chocolaterie de Monaco.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Monaco-Ville online travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Monaco-Ville takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rome in December since evenings lows in Monaco-Ville dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Monaco-Ville

Historic Sites · Casinos · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Barcelona, Spain

— 1 night

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.
You've now added Parc de Montjuic to your itinerary. On the 10th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, explore the galleries of Parc de Montjuic, then explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planning site.

Take a train from Monaco-Ville to Barcelona in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. December in Barcelona sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Paris, France

— 4 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Visit the Hidden Paris. Your inner history buff will appreciate Île de la Cité and Conciergerie. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Louvre Museum and Hotel de Ville. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ile Saint-Louis.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris planning website.

Getting from Barcelona to Paris by train takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train; or drive. In December, Paris is little chillier than Barcelona - with highs of 47°F and lows of 37°F. You will leave for Lucerne on the 15th (Tue).

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Lucerne, Switzerland

— 5 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jungfraujoch as well as Guided City Tour of Lucerne. Get outdoors at Maennlichen and Aare Gorge. Get a sense of the local culture at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz and Restiturm.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lucerne itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by train from Paris to Lucerne takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or fly; or drive. In December, Lucerne is slightly colder than Paris - with highs of 40°F and lows of 29°F. On the 20th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Tours · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trips