16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Oakland, United States
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
3
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
5
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: San Francisco, United States


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4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey, Castlexperience - Wine Tours, Camp Nou, and other attractions you added. We've included these beaches for you: Playa de La Barceloneta and Nova Mar Bella Beach. For shopping fun, head to La Boqueria or Passeig de Gracia. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and stroll around Parc Guell.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona driving holiday planner.

Oakland, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Oakland to Barcelona is 9 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Oakland in October, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Vino Roma, Galleria Borghese, Castel Romano Designer Outlet, and other attractions you added. Get outdoors at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Colle del Gianicolo. Popular historic sites such as Pantheon and Roman Forum are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, wander the streets of Via Condotti, make a trip to Spanish Steps, and visit Trastevere.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary builder app.

Fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Rome, with lows of 55°F. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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 Canal Grande, Basilica di San Marco and Piazza San Marco. On the 22nd (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco and then explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip planning site.

Fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Rome in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Venice: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 51°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Palace of Versailles, Arc de Triomphe, The Paris Catacombs, and other attractions. On the 24th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Palace of Versailles, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Experimental Cocktail Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, thenexplore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and finally steep yourself in history at The Paris Catacombs.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Paris road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Venice to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In October in Paris, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

2
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blue Lagoon, Strokkur and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, and stroll through Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Paris to Reykjavik by flight takes about 7 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Reykjavik. In October, Reykjavik is a bit cooler than Paris - with highs of 46°F and lows of 37°F. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Strokkur, Blue Lagoon
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Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach ©
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach
Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

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