22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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

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.
Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay capture your imagination. Visit Eiffel Tower and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Le Marais, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Paris is 9 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 62°F and 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 30th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Castello del Trebbio, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Paris to Florence by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in October, expect Florence to be a bit warmer, temps between 71°F and 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Castello del Trebbio
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:
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Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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.
Visit Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip builder.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October in Rome, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 3:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

2
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 4th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di castiglione, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, then view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Fornillo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Ravello, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ravello route site.

Traveling by car from Rome to Ravello takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Rome in November since evenings lows in Ravello dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Amalfi, Fornillo
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

2
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.
On the 6th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Venice online travel route planner.

Fly from Ravello to Venice in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, subway, and train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Ravello in November, with highs in Venice at 56°F and lows at 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Appreciate the collections at Topkapi Palace and Istanbul Modern. And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, wander the streets of Ortakoy, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, and take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Venice to Istanbul. Traveling from Venice in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 10:
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, then wander the streets of Andrassy Avenue, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), then contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Budapest online trip maker.

Getting from Istanbul to Budapest by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Istanbul in November, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Budapest: temperatures range from 50°F by day to 36°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 12:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Staromestske namesti and St. Vitus Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Prague Castle and Stary zidovsky Hrbitov. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, step into the grandiose world of Schwarzenberg Palace, admire the masterpieces at St. George's Basilica, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Vrtba Garden.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Prague route maker tool.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Prague are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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