10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: London, United Kingdom

1
night
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 11th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Trastevere, thenadmire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, thendelve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally view the masterpieces at MAC Maja Arte Contemporanea.

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London, UK to Rome is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Rome is 1 hour. In May, Rome is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
night
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence vacation planning website.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Florence dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

2
nights
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 14th (Thu): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, steep yourself in history at Scala Contarini del Bovolo, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take a stroll through Cannaregio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Pantalon, and finally contemplate the long history of Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Venice day trip planning site.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Venice are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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.
On the 16th (Sat), admire the striking features of Matthias Church, don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, view the masterpieces at Koller Gallery, thenlook for gifts at Book Cafe - Lotz Terem, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, see the interesting displays at Budapest Pinball Museum, and then head off the coast to Margaret Island.

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Getting from Venice to Budapest by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Venice in May, plan for little chillier nights in Budapest, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

2
nights
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.
On the 18th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Time Travel Vienna, thentake an in-depth tour of Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, and finally contemplate the long history of Cafe Gloriette. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Church of the Jesuits, thenhunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, thensee the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof).

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien ©
Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien

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