11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Venice, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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Maspalomas, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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Budapest, Hungary

— 1 night

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 4th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square, and finally examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Budapest trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Budapest is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Budapest is minus 1 hour. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in October: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 19°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums

Prague, Czech Republic

— 1 night

City of a Hundred Spires

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 6th (Wed): wander the streets of Lesser Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Budapest in October: highs in Prague hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Venice, Italy

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Venice travel route planner.

You can fly from Prague to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in October, things will get a bit warmer in Venice: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can fly to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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 8th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, then make a trip to Trevi Fountain, and finally make a trip to Spanish Steps. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, then explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Venice in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Rome, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Maspalomas, Spain

— 3 nights

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Get in touch with nature at Playa de Maspalomas and Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas. Discover out-of-the-way places like Playa de Amadores and Thai Holistic Massage. When in Maspalomas, make a side trip to see Karapat Dive in Telde, approximately Telde away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan and see exotic creatures in open habitats at Buggy Pirates Gran Canaria.

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

Getting from Rome to Maspalomas by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rome in October: high temperatures in Maspalomas hover around 30°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, make a trip to Casa Batllo, then don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally stroll around Parc Guell. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and then pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona sightseeing site.

Getting from Maspalomas to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In October, Barcelona is slightly colder than Maspalomas - with highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping