11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

11 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
5
Stockholm, Sweden
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami .

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul road trip planning site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Istanbul is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in July, with highs in Istanbul at 34°C and lows at 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): make a trip to St. Mark's Square, then steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary planning site .

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 a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 24th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, then see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia, and finally admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, then make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, and then examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip planning site .

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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

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 26th (Thu): steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, then admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip planner .

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

1
night
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): examine the collection at Skansen and then get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, then step off the mainland to explore Stockholm Old Town, then step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Fotografiska.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Stockholm trip maker website .

Fly from Rome to Stockholm in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in July, expect Stockholm to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

1
night
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): examine the collection at Russian Museum, admire the masterpieces at Peterhof Grand Palace, then see the interesting displays at The Bath Block, and finally examine the collection at The Museum Complex The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg day trip site .

You can fly from Stockholm to St. Petersburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Stockholm to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Russian Museum ©
Russian Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
The Bath Block ©
The Bath Block

Similar Plans

15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA June, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Europe BY A USER FROM GERMANY July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Europe BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA August, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 14 days in Europe BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA August, teens, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM OMAN June, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
See more plans