16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 15 min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Bengaluru, India

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, then take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally make a trip to Hippodrome. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul trip planning app.

Bengaluru, India to Istanbul is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Istanbul is minus 2.5 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in November, expect nights in Istanbul to be slightly colder, around 17°C, while days are colder, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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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 ©
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.
On the 18th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, then pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Budapest travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Istanbul to Budapest in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Budapest, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Istanbul in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Budapest, with highs around 11°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building

2
nights
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.
On the 20th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, then explore the galleries of Belvedere Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vienna online vacation planner.

Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November in Vienna, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
On the 22nd (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, make a trip to Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally stop by Lesser Town. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and then take some stellar pictures from Petřín.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Prague holiday builder website.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take a stroll through Île de la Cité, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum. On your second day here, wander the streets of Le Marais, then admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris travel site.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. Traveling from Prague in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 6°C in Paris. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

2
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.
On the 26th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then make a trip to Casa Batllo, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally walk around Parc Guell. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and then admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in November; daily highs in Barcelona reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome tour itinerary maker website.

Fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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