16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
4
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
8
Paris, France
— 3 nights

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
On the 30th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami . On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, then take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Galata Tower.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul vacation builder site.

Chandigarh, India to Istanbul is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Chandigarh to Istanbul, you'll gain 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then pick up some local products at Central Market Hall, and finally steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest holiday builder.

Fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest. While traveling from Istanbul, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Budapest, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

1
night
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Dancing House, take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally make a trip to Staromestske namesti.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Prague online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Prague are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 4th (Wed), explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip maker tool.

Fly from Prague to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Prague in November; daily highs in Venice reach 15°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Vecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, pause for some photo ops at Campanile di Giotto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Florence road trip app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
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 7th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, contemplate the long history of Colosseum, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Spanish Steps, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Rome day trip site.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In November in Rome, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 9th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally stroll around Parc Guell. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and then explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Barcelona driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
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.
On the 11th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais.

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Fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Barcelona in November: high temperatures in Paris hover around 12°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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

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