16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
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Barcelona, Spain
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Paris, France
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Istanbul, Turkey — 2 nights

Queen of Cities

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 23rd (Sun): admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and finally steep yourself in history at Galata Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, then admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Mosque, then get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul road trip tool.

Bengaluru, India to Istanbul is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Bengaluru in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Istanbul, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to fly to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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 25th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), steep yourself in history at Shoes on the Danube Bank, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Budapest trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Istanbul in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Budapest, with highs around 19°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 1 night

City of a Hundred Spires

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 27th (Thu), take a stroll through Lesser Town, take in the views from Charles Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Prague attractions app.

Fly from Budapest to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Budapest in October, you will find days in Prague are little chillier (15°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
On the 28th (Fri), make a trip to Dorsoduro, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

You can fly from Prague to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Prague in October; daily highs in Venice reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): make a trip to Spanish Steps, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rome planning app.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Venice in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Rome, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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 1st (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then make a trip to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and finally walk around Parc Guell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Barcelona itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Barcelona sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can fly to Paris.
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Paris, France — 2 nights

City of Light

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 3rd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in November; daily highs in Paris reach 12°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 5th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
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