9 days in Europe Itinerary

9 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe journey planner

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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly to Naples, Ferry to Positano
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Positano, Italy
— 1 night
Drive

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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 19th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then admire the striking features of Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. 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, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner.

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport and Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi – Umbria International Airport. In March, daytime highs in Rome are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
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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.
On the 22nd (Mon), make a trip to Piazza San Marco, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Venice itinerary planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
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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 23rd (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then take a stroll through Le Marais. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Venice in March: highs in Paris hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

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.
On the 25th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, visit El Barri Gòtic, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. On the next day, stroll around Parc Guell and then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in March, with highs in Barcelona at 19°C and lows at 9°C. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Positano.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Positano, Italy

— 1 night
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
You've now added L'Uomo e il Mare to your itinerary. On the 27th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Grande, then look for gifts at Ceramica Assunta, then get engrossed in the history at MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano, and finally choose your vessel at L'Uomo e il Mare.

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Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Barcelona to Positano takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Transportation · Tours · Beaches
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