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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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque. On your second day here, stop by Ortakoy, steep yourself in history at Galata Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and finally explore the world behind art at Chora Museum.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul vacation maker.

Ubud, Indonesia to Istanbul is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Ubud to Istanbul. Traveling from Ubud in November, you will find days in Istanbul are much colder (17°C), and nights are little chillier (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 16:

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, then contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, and finally view the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally don't miss a visit to Andrassy Avenue.

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Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Budapest is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Istanbul in November: highs in Budapest hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 18:

Vienna, Austria

— 2 nights

City of Dreams

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.
On the 19th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maria Am Gestade.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna online trip planner.

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 20:

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 21st (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the striking features of Doge's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

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Fly from Vienna to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, Venice is somewhat warmer than Vienna - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 22:

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. On your second day here, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

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You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Florence are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): make a trip to Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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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 27th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Le Marais, then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees.

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You can fly from Rome to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In November, Paris is little chillier than Rome - with highs of 12°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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