10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

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10 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Orlando, United States
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 day
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 day
Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
6
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Orlando, United States

1
night
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 25th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Casa Batllo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then examine the collection at Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): get interesting insight from Tours.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona driving holiday planner .

Orlando, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Barcelona is 6 hours. Traveling from Orlando in August, things will get a bit cooler in Barcelona: highs are around 83°F and lows about 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

1
day
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 27th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, then admire the landmark architecture of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest online vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Budapest takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in August, Budapest is a bit cooler at night with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, then explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, then take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul travel planning app .

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Budapest in August since evenings lows in Istanbul dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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.
On the 29th (Wed), take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then make a trip to St. Mark's Square, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Venice sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Istanbul to Venice in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Istanbul to Venice, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Venice when traveling from Istanbul in August, with lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

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 30th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia, then admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary site .

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Florence sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. St. Peter's Basilica and Pantheon are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rome, use our trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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