17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
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Budapest, Hungary
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Venice, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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Barcelona, Spain
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Dublin, Ireland
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London, United Kingdom
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Paris, France
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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.
On the 15th (Fri), stop by Ortakoy, then admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, and then get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, then admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia, then steep yourself in history at Basilica Cistern, and finally hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Istanbul day trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Istanbul is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Istanbul is minus 5 hours. While traveling from Singapore, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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.
On the 17th (Sun), take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then test your problem-solving skills at E-Exit Escape Game, then engage your brain at Palace of wonders Csodák Palotája, and finally contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6.5 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. Expect a bit cooler 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 travel to Venice.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Childrens Museums · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 18:

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 19th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Budapest in November; daily highs in Venice reach 15°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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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 21st (Thu): contemplate the long history of Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rome sightseeing tool.

Fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Venice in November: highs in Rome hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 20 — 22:

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.
On the 23rd (Sat), pick up some local products at La Boqueria, then don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then have some family-friendly fun at Enigmik Escape Room, and finally stroll around Parc Guell.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona planner.

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Barcelona are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 24:

Dublin, Ireland

— 2 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, then make a trip to Temple Bar, then walk around St Stephens Green, and finally make a trip to Merrion Square. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, then examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and then walk around Phoenix Park.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Dublin tour builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in November, with highs in Dublin at 11°C and lows at 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:

London, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

The Square Mile

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 27th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and finally ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, then make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, and finally make a trip to Big Ben.

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Traveling by flight from Dublin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 28:

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): wander the streets of Île de la Cité, don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Paris tour planner.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature
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