22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
3
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
8
Paris, France
— 2 nights
9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, then explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , then admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Rumeli Fortress.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul road trip planning website.

Pune, India to Istanbul is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. March in Istanbul sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 1:
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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.
On the 2nd (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), then admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, then explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and finally contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Budapest journey maker site.

Getting from Istanbul to Budapest by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Budapest, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Istanbul in April since evenings lows in Budapest dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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 step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then see the interesting displays at The Third Man Museum. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, then examine the collection at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Vienna day trip planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 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
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 5:
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere 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.
On the 6th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and finally contemplate the long history of Powder Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, then admire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally see the interesting displays at NaFilM: National film museum.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Prague day trip site.

Fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
NaFilM: National film museum ©
NaFilM: National film museum
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Get some cultural insight at Basilica di San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Venice route site.

Fly from Prague to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Prague in April, with highs in Venice at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 10:
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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.
On the 11th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Florence attractions website.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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.
Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese capture your imagination. Visit Colosseum and Pantheon for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, make a trip to Roman Forum, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Rome online itinerary planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 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 (Wed) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 15:
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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.
On the 16th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Rome to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In April, Paris is a bit cooler than Rome - with highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam attractions planner.

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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