13 days in Europe Itinerary

13 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  11 h
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Bengaluru, India

4
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.
Kids will enjoy Hagia Sophia Museum and Kapali Carsi. Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Suleymaniye Cami will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, examine the collection at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Little Hagia Sophia.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Istanbul online route planner.

Bengaluru, India to Istanbul is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in April, with highs in Istanbul at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, thenexplore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Istanbul to Venice in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Venice are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John will appeal to history buffs. Bring the kids along to Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Piazzale Michelangelo. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and see the interesting displays at Museo di San Marco.

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Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. April in Florence sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, thenexplore the galleries of Vatican Museums, and then explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, thenexplore the ancient world of Pantheon, thenadmire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and finally steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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