19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Assisi, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
7
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 30 min
9
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Mumbai, India

2
nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Popular historic sites such as Torre dos Clerigos and Igreja do Carmo are in your itinerary. Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and MMIPO - Museu da Misericordia do Porto are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Casa Museu Fernando Namora (in Condeixa-a-Nova) and Coimbra (Torre da Universidade de Coimbra, Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela das Almas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santa Clara (Igreja de Santa Clara).

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto online visit planner.

Mumbai, India to Porto is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Porto. Traveling from Mumbai in December, things will get much colder in Porto: highs are around 18°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Coimbra, Casa Museu Fernando Namora
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Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Torre dos Clerigos ©
Torre dos Clerigos
Casa Museu Fernando Namora ©
Casa Museu Fernando Namora

1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Cerralbo.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Madrid journey maker website.

Fly from Porto to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Porto in December, with highs in Madrid at 14°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Museo Cerralbo ©
Museo Cerralbo

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, stop by Ciutat Vella, examine the collection at Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller, and finally make a trip to Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): wander the streets of Barri de Gracia, then stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in December since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Pantheon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally stroll the grounds of Vatican Necropolis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo, get engrossed in the history at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

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Getting from Barcelona to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

1
night
Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santo Stefano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey, then examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Assisi road trip site.

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Rome, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Assisi, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, see the interesting displays at Museo di Palazzo Davanzati, then take an in-depth tour of Corridoio Vasariano, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Stibbert Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and finally explore the world behind art at Palazzo Strozzi.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Florence trip site.

You can drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, make a trip to Scala Contarini del Bovolo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, and finally don't miss a visit to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice online trip maker.

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, Venice is slightly colder than Florence - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, contemplate the long history of Citadel, then appreciate the history behind Statue of St Stephen, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and finally examine the collection at Miniversum Budapest.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Venice to Budapest takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In December, Budapest is a bit cooler than Venice - with highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

2
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get engrossed in the history at HistoryLand, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Planty Park, examine the collection at Lost Souls Alley, then examine the collection at Krakow Pinball Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Krakow trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Budapest to Krakow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): learn about all things military at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock, examine the collection at Czech Repubrick, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, and finally examine the collection at Lobkowicz Palace. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady before Tyn, and finally step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Prague online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Krakow to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In January, daytime highs in Prague are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

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

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