13 days in Europe Itinerary

13 days in Europe Itinerary

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

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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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip itinerary planner.

Chicago, USA to Rome is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in March; daily highs in Rome reach 61°F and lows reach 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can 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 4th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museum of Communication, get curious at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), take in panoramic vistas at Gurten, then identify plant and animal life at Barenpark, and finally meet the residents at Tierpark Dahlholzli.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Bern trip maker site.

You can fly from Rome to Bern in 6 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in April: high temperatures in Bern hover around 59°F and lows are around 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Bern

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

3
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Versailles (La Galerie des Batailles, Palace of Versailles, &more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bern to Paris by combination of train, bus, and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April in Paris, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

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

3
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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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the London itinerary site.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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, daytime highs in London are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in London

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

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nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 11th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, and finally get a new perspective on things with Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, then test the waters at a local thermal spa, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik route planner.

Fly from London to Reykjavik in 6 hours. Traveling from London in April, expect Reykjavik to be a bit cooler, temps between 43°F and 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Side Trips

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Off-Road Tours
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas

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