53 days in Europe Itinerary

53 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll explore and learn at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Museu Nacional do Azulejo. Get some historical perspective at Quinta da Regaleira and Park and National Palace of Pena. Go for a jaunt from Lisbon to Sintra to see Praia da ursa about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, take a stroll through Alfama, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon trip itinerary builder tool.

Bogota, Colombia to Lisbon is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bogota in September, with highs in Lisbon at 81°F and lows at 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Side Trip

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Religious Site
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
4.5

3
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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral Primada. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Prado National Museum and Museo de Santa Cruz. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, get outside with Picnic Madrid, take a stroll through Gran Via, and look for gifts at Madrid al Cubo.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Madrid trip planner.

Getting from Lisbon to Madrid by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Madrid, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Madrid are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Side Trip

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Historic Site
Royal Palace of Madrid
4.5

3
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Seville, Spain

Seville ©

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Plaza de España and Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla and Antiguedades el Museo capture your imagination. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), examine the collection at Casa Palacio de Las Duenas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Seville trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Madrid to Seville by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Must see
Plaza de España
4.8
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World heritage site
Royal Alcázar of Seville
4.7
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World heritage site
Catedral de Sevilla
4.7

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Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Popular historic sites such as La Lonja de la Seda and Plaza de la Virgen are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias and Instituto Valencia d'Arte Modern (IVAM). The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Central Market of Valencia, explore the activities along Jardi del Turia, ponder the world of politics at Plaza del Ayuntamiento, and steep yourself in history at Valencia Cathedral.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Valencia online journey maker.

You can fly from Seville to Valencia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Valencia can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
Let the collections at Museu Picasso and Villa del Arte Galleries capture your imagination. Visit Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar for their historical value. There's much more to do: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, and hunt for treasures at Mercat del Art de la Placa de Sant Josep Oriol.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.

Fly from Valencia to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Valencia in October, you will find days in Barcelona are a bit cooler (73°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Neighborhood
El Barri Gòtic
4.7
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Neighborhood
Las Ramblas
2.8

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Eiffel Tower and Montmartre will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville, and contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 62°F and 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Must see
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grand Place and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. Do some cultural sightseeing at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Atomium. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire, examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Brussels trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8
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World heritage site
Grand Place
4.8

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Visit Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Museum Van Loon for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, examine the collection at Museum Het Schip, and explore the galleries of Willet-Holthuysen Museum.

Make your Amsterdam itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Must see
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
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Must see
Anne Frank House
4.4
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Must see
Rijksmuseum
4.6

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pergamonmuseum and Potsdamer Platz. Escape the urban bustle at Berlin Racing Bikes and Drachenberg. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, view the masterpieces at OPEN WALLS Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbar Mitte, and shop like a local with Soviet Gallery.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

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Art Museum
Pergamonmuseum
4.4
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Specialty Museum
Topography of Terror
4.5
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Historic Site
East Side Gallery
4.4

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Munich Residenz and BMW Welt. Your inner history buff will appreciate Nymphenburg Palace and St. Peter's Church. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, browse the eclectic array of goods at Viktualienmarkt, take a stroll through Haidhausen, and stop by Schwabing.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Munich online day trip planner.

Getting from Berlin to Munich by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 23:
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Specialty Museum
Munich Residenz
4.5
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Historic Site
Nymphenburg Palace
4.5
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Religious Site
St. Peter's Church
4.6

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

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.
Staromestske namesti and Lobkowicz Palace will appeal to history buffs. Jewish Museum in Prague and Schwarzenberg Palace will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at St. George's Basilica, get a taste of the local shopping with Moser Sales Gallery, and get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Prague trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Munich to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Prague are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 26:
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Religious Site
St. Vitus Cathedral
4.7

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

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.
Belvedere Palace and The Hofburg are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Vienna Naschmarkt and Graben and Kohlmarktfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, take in the awesome beauty at Kahlenberg, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and examine the collection at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Vienna online vacation planner.

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bern.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:
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Must see
Belvedere Palace
4.6
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Specialty Museum
The Hofburg
4.6

3
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Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Appreciate the collections at Klingendes Museum and Kindermuseum Creaviva. Head to UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Federal Building (Bundeshaus)for plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Schweizerisches , pause for some serene contemplation at Kirche St Peter & Paul, pause for some photo ops at Zahringerbrunnen, and admire the masterpieces at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center).

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bern online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Bern in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Bern, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Bern

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 2:
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World heritage site
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Klingendes Museum
4.9

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Visit Duomo di Milano and Monumental Cemetery for their historical value. Shop till you drop at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Mostra Keith Haring. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, explore the world behind art at Museo Poldi Pezzoli, and take a stroll through Via Lincoln.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Bern to Milan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Bern in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Milan: highs are around 55°F and lows about 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Find places to stay Nov 2 — 5:
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Must see
La Casa Maledetta
4.9
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Religious Site
Duomo di Milano
4.8

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo). On the next day, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, cool off at Bagni Alberoni, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Venice online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Milan to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in November, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 7:
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Must see
Canal Grande
4.8
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Must see
Doge's Palace
4.7
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 7th (Sat), steep yourself in history at L’importuno di Michelangelo. On the next day, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Florence road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in November, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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Must see
M.G. Design
4.8
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World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Do your shopping at Via Condotti and Dorothy Circus Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

Before you visit Rome, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. November in Rome sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 47°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Must see
Pantheon
4.8
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Must see
Colosseum
4.7

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