32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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32 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Singapore, Singapore

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Gellert Spa and Hősök tere will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Halaszbastya, relax and rejuvenate at Rudas Baths, take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest day trip planning tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Budapest is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Singapore to Budapest, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 5°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Spas Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Rudas Baths ©
Rudas Baths
Gellert Spa ©
Gellert Spa
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Suleymaniye Cami will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rustem Pasha Mosque, and slough off your stress at Suleymaniye Hamami.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul road trip planner .

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Budapest in December, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Athens.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Spas Baths
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Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Attractions like Acropolis of Athens and Glyfada Beach make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Parthenon, soak in style at Hammam Baths, see the interesting displays at Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Zen Massage.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Athens trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from Istanbul to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Athens due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Istanbul in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Athens, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Parks Outdoors Spas

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
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Glyfada Beach ©
Glyfada Beach
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Hellenic Children's Museum ©
Hellenic Children's Museum

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Church of St. Louis of the French and St. Clement Basilica. Family-friendly places like Colosseum and Trevi Fountain will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, get a taste of local nightlife at Sciascia Caffe, indulge in some personalized pampering at Centro Estetico Roma Petit Paris, and raise your glass at Equarantadue.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rome travel website .

You can fly from Athens to Rome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Rome is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Rome, with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Spas Nightlife Historic Sites
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Spa at Trilussa Palace Hotel ©
Spa at Trilussa Palace Hotel

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Attractions like Piazza della Signoria and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore make great kid-friendly stops. Discover out-of-the-way places like Campanile di Giotto and ASMANA Wellness World Florence. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, soak in style at MUSE Aesthetics and Wellness, soothe aching muscles at Europa Power Yoga, and take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Florence route planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Florence, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Florence

Spas Baths Museums

Side Trip

ASMANA Wellness World Florence
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ASMANA Wellness World Florence ©
ASMANA Wellness World Florence
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): make a trip to Tower Bridge, then enjoy some music at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, then make a trip to Big Ben, and finally get into the urban bustle at The Tabernacle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Science Museum and then get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our London trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Florence to London takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Florence in December, plan for a bit cooler days in London, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Madrid.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Royal Palace of Madrid and Zoo Aquarium de Madrid. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa de Campo, make a trip to Plaza de Oriente, and relax in sumptuous surroundings at Hammam Al Andalus Madrid.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Madrid day trip planning website .

You can fly from London to Madrid in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Madrid is 1 hour. In December in Madrid, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Spas Museums Historic Sites
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Art Thai Massage ©
Art Thai Massage
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Casa de Campo ©
Casa de Campo

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Discover out-of-the-way places like Magic Fountain (Font Magica) and Thai Center. The adventure continues: walk around Parc Guell, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, soothe aching muscles at CrossFit Diagonal, and get engrossed in the history at Museu Maritim de Barcelona.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip planning app .

Take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Spas Museums Historic Sites
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Magic Fountain (Font Magica) ©
Magic Fountain (Font Magica)

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