September 25, 2023

The Best Ways to See Europe in Just 10 Days

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If you are a travel bug, then traveling Europe must be on your radar. The beautiful continent attracts tens of thousands of tourists every year. Who visits it to admire it with all it has. 

Europe comprises diversified landscapes, languages, cultures, and religious beliefs. And visiting just a part of this humongous continent can’t be termed as a complete visit to Europe. You will require several trips to go through the highlights this continent offers.

 Traveling to Europe in a short period is a task itself. And the wide range of places to explore can easily overwhelm you to the core. Most people think that it’s impossible to visit Europe in 10 days. But it is possible. 

In today’s world, the thing people lack the most is time. And then taking a month off just to travel a continent seems uncommon. Most time a person has in his pocket is 10 days. So, in this article, we will try to help you plan a 10 days trip to Europe.

Let’s learn the best ways to see Europe in just 10 days-

London and Paris

Two great and world-renowned cities of Europe, London and Paris are a match made in heaven. Kick start from your trip to London and spend five days in the city. Wal on the cemented streets, visit historical museums, be inspired by the art and music, and amaze your taste buds with delicious delicacies altogether in London. 

Then on your 6th day morning take a train to Paris. Go on a shopping spree on this beautiful land. Enjoy a latte and fresh croissants at the roadside cafes. And watch a magnificent view of the city from the top of the Eiffel tower.

Barcelona and the French-Rivera

Take direct flights to Barcelona from US to land at this amazing destination. Get some rest and start a day trip to the city. If you are too tired to walk, just rent a scooter to ride around the city. And eat at a delightful restaurant at the night. From museums to modern-day attractions, Barcelona has ample things to do.

On the morning of your 6th day, take off from Barcelona and land on the French-Rivera. Make Niche your traveling base to travel to neighboring cities such as Antibes, Cannes, and Monaco. Take day trips to these cities one by one. If you don’t want to use public transport, then just rent a car and travel freely wherever you want.

Italy- Rome, Florence, and Venice

The home to some world-famous destinations, Italy is a dream visit to every travel bug. If you love hopping from one destination to other and watch breathtaking views, Italy is perfect for you. Take a direct flight to Rome from US to kick-start your trip. Start by unveiling the roots of Roman history in Rome by visiting the historical ruins and museums. Then take a day or two to enjoy the modernized Rome that is the complete opposite of what you saw earlier. 

Then take a trip to Florence and spend a day exploring the different corners of the city. If you have some extra days, then visit cities like Sienna and Tuscany to enjoy some breathtaking views.

When in Venice, don’t forget to ride a gondola. Take a cruise on the grand canal to enjoy the city of water, even better.

Pro tip- Riding a gondola during the sunset makes the whole experience more magical.

Greece- Athens, Santorini, Naxos, and Mykonos 

Land on Santorini and start your trip from this volcanic island. Spend time in the most picturesque village and watch mesmerizing sunsets that look like the melting sky. Spend a day or two and relax while enjoying the local dishes.

Next, travel to a quiet and green island, Naxos. This island will envelop you with a breath of fresh air. And offers some splendid views to watch. The island is very supportive of the wallet and people here are super welcoming.

Take a day trip to Mykonos and explore different corners of the place. Relax on the beach while watching the mesmerizing waves. Let your mind calm before your next visit by getting lost in the place’s beauty.

And take your last stop to Athens, the historic city of Europe. If you want to dive deep into the roots of European history, Athens is the perfect place for you. Visit historical sites that are centuries old, museums and embrace the beautiful architecture. 

Switzerland and Italy (Northern)

Start your trip from Northern Italy. Get lost in the hills of Dolomites or visit the fairy-tale town. If you are an adventurer soul, then hiking the mountains can be the best treatment for you. Take a trip to Lake Como and view the fresh flowing waters while catching a fresh breath of air. Walk around the shores or enjoy some water sports.

Spend several days in Bernese Oberland, take a few cable car rides, watch the magnificent view from the top, And enjoy a fairy-tale experience.

Central Europe- Vienna, Prague, and Budapest

Start your trip by landing in Budapest. Relax for some time and then take a small introductory trip to the city. Explore the gorgeous city for the next two days. Enjoy a great thermal bath, magnificent pieces of architecture, and a day trip on the banks of the Danube river. Visit the famous Budapest bridge at night while the Hungarian Parliament in the day.

On day 4, start your trip to Vienna, a sophisticated country with a rich culture known for its quality of life. Pay a trip to the State Opera to enjoy its musical richness. Visit the Hofburg Palace monument of Johann Strauss II and the Theater an der Wien. And enjoy a classical concert at the Wiener Musikverein.

After enjoying the richness of Vienna for three days, move towards your last spot, Prague. It is the economic, cultural, and political center of Europe. Visit Rodalfinum and the Veletrzni Palace.