19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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19 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  25 h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kids will enjoy Natural History Museum and Tower Bridge. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read London itinerary builder.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to London due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Melbourne in December, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in London: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Disneyland Park (in Marne-la-Vallee) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and see the interesting displays at Musée d'Orsay.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Disneyland Paris
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Attractions like La Sagrada Familia and Ciutadella Park make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Park Güell, hunt for treasures at La Boqueria, examine the collection at El Cafè de la Pedrera, and admire the landmark architecture of Sant Pau Recinte Modernista.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in December, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Colosseum and Trevi Fountain. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, wander the streets of Trastevere, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome travel planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Rome by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in January, Rome is slightly colder at night with lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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