9 days in Europe Itinerary

9 days in Europe Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Aachen, Germany
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and finally appreciate the history behind La Pieta.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rome journey maker tool.

Denver, USA to Rome is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Denver to Rome, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in May, things will get a bit warmer in Rome: highs are around 75°F and lows about 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Vienna, Austria

— 1 night

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.
On the 6th (Thu), examine the collection at The Hofburg, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip site.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Vienna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Rome in May, with highs in Vienna at 67°F and lows at 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Prague, Czech Republic

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, take in the views from Charles Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In May, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Haarlem.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites

Haarlem, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Flower City

Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
On the 8th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Proveniershof, walk around Keukenhof, take in the exciting artwork at De Vishal, appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), and finally steep yourself in history at Stadhuis Haarlem.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Haarlem route builder site.

Fly from Prague to Haarlem in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Aachen.

Things to do in Haarlem

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Aachen, Germany

— 1 night

City of Water

Aachen, a spa town, was once a prominent royal city where German kings were crowned and Charlemagne built his favorite residence.
On the 9th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Aachen Cathedral, ponder the design of Vinzenzbrunnen, walk around Frankenberger Park, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tierpark Aachen, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Citykirche St. Nikolaus, and finally admire the local landmark of Paradiesbrunnen.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Aachen journey planning website.

Drive from Haarlem to Aachen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daytime highs in Aachen are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Aachen

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Paris, France

— 2 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.
On the 10th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip tool.

Take a train from Aachen to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks