8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
4
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 6th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, thenget engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary builder app.

Washington DC, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Amsterdam is 6 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in April, things will get little chillier in Amsterdam: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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night
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
On the 8th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, thenmake a trip to Staromestske namesti, and finally browse the exhibits of Powder Tower.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague road trip planning site.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Prague, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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night
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.
On the 9th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip planner.

You can drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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night
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 10th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, thensteep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip site.

You can fly from Budapest to Florence in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Budapest in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °F in Florence. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, thensteep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere. On your second day here, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, thendelve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

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. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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