11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
2
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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 (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, thencontemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and finally admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul visit planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Istanbul is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul is minus 5 hours. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, thensee the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and then contemplate the long history of Historic Center of Vienna.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Istanbul to Vienna in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Vienna, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Vienna when traveling from Istanbul in December, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Vienna

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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenadmire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, thenhunt for treasures at Mercato Centrale, thentake in the exciting artwork at M.G. Design, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Vienna to Florence by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Vienna in December; daily highs in Florence reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Church of St. Louis of the French and Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rome tour builder.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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