13 days in Europe Itinerary

13 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
4
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights

2
nights
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.
Istiklal Street has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, thentake an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally wander the streets of Istiklal Street. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Meryem Ana Rum Ortodoks Kilisesi, get to know the fascinating history of Sultanahmet District, delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and finally admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul trip itinerary tool.

Vancouver, Canada to Istanbul is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 11 hours traveling from Vancouver to Istanbul. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Vancouver in June: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

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.
Visiting Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, enjoy the sand and surf at V Lounge Beach Club, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rome attractions planning site.

Getting from Istanbul to Rome by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Rome due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Rome are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): stroll through Île de la Cité, thendon't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, thenappreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Montmartre, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris online journey planner.

You can fly from Rome to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rome in June: high temperatures in Paris hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 10th (Wed), explore the world behind art at National Gallery, thenget a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey. On your second day here, brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our London road trip planning tool.

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in June, expect nights in London to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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.
Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Arena di Verona and Basilica di San Marco. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Geremia e Lucia, stroll through Bagni Alberoni, and steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planner.

You can fly from London to Venice in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Venice, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in June, things will get a bit warmer in Venice: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Arena di Verona
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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