8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
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Paris, France
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Nice, France
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Rome, Italy
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Zurich, Switzerland
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London, United Kingdom

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.
On the 16th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, then admire the striking features of Clarence House, and then get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to London is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in August, expect nights in London to be much colder, around 56°F, while days are little chillier, around 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

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Buckingham Palace ©
Historic Site
Buckingham Palace
4.3
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Observation Deck
Coca-Cola London Eye
3.9
National Gallery ©
Art Museum
National Gallery
4.7

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Paris, France

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 18th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Paris vacation maker site.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In August in Paris, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

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Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Louvre Museum ©
Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6
Arc de Triomphe ©
Architectural Building
Arc de Triomphe
4.6

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Nice, France

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 19th (Thu), see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then cool off at Aquasplash. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, then make a trip to Place Massena, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at La Brasserie Artisanale de Nice.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Nice trip builder site.

You can fly from Paris to Nice in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Nice when traveling from Paris in August, with lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Nice

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Rome, Italy

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 21st (Sat), delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Rome sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in August, you will find days in Rome are a bit warmer (90°F), and nights are about the same (69°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Colosseum ©
Must see
Colosseum
4.7
Trevi Fountain ©
Must see
Trevi Fountain
4.4
Pantheon ©
World heritage site
Pantheon
4.8

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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Zurich and then explore the activities along Flussbad Oberer Letten.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Zurich online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Rome to Zurich in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Rome in August, with highs in Zurich at 76°F and lows at 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks
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Lake Zurich ©
Water Body
Lake Zurich
4.7

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