27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

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27 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Denarau Island, Fiji
Fly:  26​h
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
3
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
7
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
8
London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Denarau Island, Fiji

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and take a stroll through Ortakoy.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul tour builder app .

Denarau Island, Fiji to Istanbul is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Fiji Time (FJT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Denarau Island in December; daily highs in Istanbul reach 7°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then appreciate the history behind Hősök tere, and finally admire the striking features of Parliament. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip planner .

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 changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Istanbul in December, Budapest is slightly colder at night with lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
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.
Vienna is known for museums, parks, historic sites, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Schonbrunn Palace, browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's on the Bank (Maria Am Gestade), and examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg).

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna online holiday planner .

You can take a train from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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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 19th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Charles Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Prague Castle, and finally take a stroll through Old Town Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): wander the streets of Mala strana, don't miss a visit to Prague Astronomical Clock, and then get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Prague sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and make a trip to Pantheon.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Prague to Rome in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Rome: highs are around 16°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

1
night
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Barcelona online trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Paris visit app .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in December, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 9°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

6
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read London trip planner .

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In December, daily temperatures in London can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 3:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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