46 days in Europe Itinerary

46 days in Europe Itinerary

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46 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  12​h
1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
5
Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
subway + train:  3​h
6
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
8
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
10
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
11
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
12
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: New Delhi, India

4
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Savior on the Spilled Blood and Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost). The State Hermitage Museum and Saint Isaac's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Russian Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Tretyakov's Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Great Mosque of St. Petersburg.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg holiday planner.

New Delhi, India to St. Petersburg is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in October; daily highs in St. Petersburg reach 9°C and lows reach 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood

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.
Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Montmartre. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Le Marais, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip builder tool .

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Paris in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. In October, Paris is somewhat warmer than St. Petersburg - with highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Paris

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

5
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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Get some historical perspective at Guinness Storehouse and Dublin Castle. Kilmainham Gaol and James Joyce Cultural Centre will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Dublin side-trips: Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe), Jerpoint Abbey (in Thomastown) and Kilkenny (St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower & Kilkenny Castle). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Temple Bar, see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Dublin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Dublin. When traveling from Paris in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Dublin: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Curracloe Beach
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Head to Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Rossio Squarefor plenty of shopping. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Carmo Archaeological Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Castelo dos Mouros). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Belém Tower, steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lisbon online trip maker .

You can fly from Dublin to Lisbon in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In October, Lisbon is somewhat warmer than Dublin - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

3
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Duomo di Ravello and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ravello: Positano (Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano & Fornillo).

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ravello road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from Lisbon to Ravello takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, daily temperatures in Ravello can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Chiesa dell'Annunziata, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Lido Capo di Conca
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Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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.
Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Step out of Rome with an excursion to Villa Adriana in Tivoli--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, take a stroll through Trastevere, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome travel route planning app .

You can do a combination of subway and train from Ravello to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Rome when traveling from Ravello in October, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gallerie Degli Uffizi and The Baptistery of St. John. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida), Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, explore the galleries of Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Florence driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castello del Trebbio, Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, Guardastelle Vineyard
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at Doge's Palace and Museo Ebraico di Venezia. Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and San Giorgio Maggiore are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Verona (Arena di Verona & Piazza delle Erbe) and Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, explore the activities along Canal Grande, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Venice day trip planning site .

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Florence in October, plan for slightly colder days in Venice, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Verona, 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

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like StaromEstske namEsti and Prague Castle. Your inner history buff will appreciate Katedrala Svateho Vita and Lobkowicz Palace. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and explore the world behind art at St. George's Basilica.

Plan my day in Prague using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Venice to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Venice in November; daily highs in Prague reach 9°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

4
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.
Head to Vienna Naschmarkt and Graben and Kohlmarktfor some retail therapy. Visit Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, see the interesting displays at Leopold Museum, make a trip to Haus der Musik Wien, and admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Vienna are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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.
Head to Andrassy Avenue and Vaci Streetfor some retail therapy. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Halaszbastya and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Budapest trip planner .

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Topkapi Palace. Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) and Rumeli Fortress will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, and steep yourself in history at Galata Tower.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul attractions planner.

Getting from Budapest to Istanbul by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Budapest in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 17°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Fri).

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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