23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
7
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
9
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights

2
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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, thenstroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, thencontemplate the long history of Colosseum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip builder website.

Cairo, Egypt to Rome is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cairo to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cairo in November; daily highs in Rome reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

3
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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Siena and Piazza del Campo. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piazza della Signoria and Pitti Palace. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Florence travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria

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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 21st (Thu): admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, thenmake a trip to Casa Batllo, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, walk around Parc Guell, and then admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planning app.

Fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Barcelona are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Quinta da Regaleira and Castelo dos Mouros are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Rossio Square. Change things up with a short trip to Park and National Palace of Pena in Sintra (about 44 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, wander the streets of Avenida da Liberdade, make a trip to Belém Tower, and steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip itinerary app.

Fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Lisbon are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Palace of Versailles and Arc de Triomphe will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Le Marais, don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, shop like a local with Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Paris travel tool.

Fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lisbon in November, with highs in Paris at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, thenmake a trip to Staromestske namesti, and finally see the interesting displays at Powder Tower. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, thenget great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, thensteep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace, and finally visit Lesser Town.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Prague online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Paris to Prague by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Paris in November; daily highs in Prague reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Historic Center of Vienna and Belvedere Palace. Do some cultural sightseeing at Schonbrunn Palace and Graben and Kohlmarkt. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien, see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Karlskirche.

Plan trip to Vienna with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. November in Vienna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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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 4th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, thenwander the streets of Andrassy Avenue, thencontemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally wander the streets of Vaci Street.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest holiday maker website.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Budapest are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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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 6th (Fri): hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and finally take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Istanbul trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Budapest to Istanbul by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Istanbul. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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