8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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8 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Bucharest, Romania
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Bucharest, Romania

1
night
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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 28th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Colosseum. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Callisto, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome online trip itinerary builder .

Bucharest, Romania to Rome is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rome when traveling from Bucharest in August, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Venice holiday planning tool .

Fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in August, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 31st (Mon), admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and then stroll around Phoenix Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, then walk around St Stephens Green, and then take a stroll through Temple Bar.

For traveler tips, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, use the Dublin trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Venice to Dublin. Traveling from Venice in August, things will get a bit cooler in Dublin: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

1
night
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
On the 2nd (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, and then examine the collection at Skansen.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Stockholm trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Stockholm takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dublin to Stockholm, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, don't miss a visit to Hősök tere, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Palatinus Strandfürdő. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Halaszbastya, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, then get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and finally steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Budapest trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Budapest takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Stockholm in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Budapest: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks Nature Theme Parks
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Palatinus Strandfürdő ©
Palatinus Strandfürdő
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Szechenyi Chain Bridge ©
Szechenyi Chain Bridge

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