9 days in Europe Itinerary

9 days in Europe Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
5
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 1 night

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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.
On the 1st (Thu), ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, admire the striking features of Pantheon, then explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rome day trip website.

Chicago, USA to Rome is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 7 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in March, with highs in Rome at 61°F and lows at 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Bern.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museum of Communication, then get to know the resident critters at Tierpark Dahlholzli, then identify plant and animal life at Barenpark, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Gurten.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bern trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Bern takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, Bern is slightly colder than Rome - with highs of 59°F and lows of 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife
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Gurten ©
Gurten
Museum of Communication ©
Museum of Communication
Tierpark Dahlholzli ©
Tierpark Dahlholzli

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from Bern to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catch the train to London.

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, then make a trip to Big Ben, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and finally take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the London route planning app.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 8th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, and finally pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjavik tour planner.

You can fly from London to Reykjavik in 6 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from London in April, with highs in Reykjavik at 43°F and lows at 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

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National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

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