15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
3
Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights

3
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.
On the 24th (Wed), explore the activities along Canal Grande, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and then explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Venice holiday planning app.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Venice is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Venice. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October: high temperatures in Venice hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Ponte Vecchio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (Piazza del Campo & Duomo di Siena). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Siena
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

3
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Get in touch with nature at Fornillo and Lido di Ravello. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Centro Storico Ravello. Change things up with a short trip to Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano in Positano (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, view the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ravello trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Ravello in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Traveling from Florence in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Ravello. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Fornillo ©
Fornillo

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.
On the 1st (Thu), contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, thendon't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, and then explore the ancient world of Pantheon. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, and then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Rome road trip website.

Drive from Ravello to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Ravello in November since evenings lows in Rome dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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.
On the 4th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, thentake an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , thensteep yourself in history at Galata Tower, and finally visit Ortakoy.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Rome in November, you will find days in Istanbul are slightly colder (°C), and nights are a bit warmer (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

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