22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Pune, India
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
3
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
9
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Pune, 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.
On the 31st (Tue), explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, browse the exhibits of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), then admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , then explore the world behind art at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), and finally take an in-depth tour of Rumeli Fortress.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul holiday planner.

Pune, India to Istanbul is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Pune to Istanbul, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In March in Istanbul, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites
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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), contemplate the long history of Hősök tere, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Halaszbastya. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue, then explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and finally steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip maker tool .

You can fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Istanbul in April since evenings lows in Budapest dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, then explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and then see the interesting displays at The Third Man Museum. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), then browse the exhibits of Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by train from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Vienna are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Katedrala Svateho Vita, then make a trip to StaromEstske namEsti, and finally steep yourself in history at Prasna brana. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, then admire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally examine the collection at NaFilM: National film museum.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary maker site .

Fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Prague are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Katedrala Svateho Vita ©
Katedrala Svateho Vita

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.
Get some historical perspective at Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Doge's Palace and Museo Ebraico di Venezia. Take a break from Venice with a short trip to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua, about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, explore the activities along Canal Grande, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, and take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Prague in April; daily highs in Venice reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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.
Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Visit Pantheon and St. Peter's Basilica for their historical value. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, make a trip to Roman Forum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Callisto.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rome day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Rome are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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 16th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Paris road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Rome to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rome in April: high temperatures in Paris hover around 18°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take a stroll through The Jordaan, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam road trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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