15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

1
night
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 25th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Trevimage and then steep yourself in history at Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, look for gifts at L'Artigianato, thendelve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online visit planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Rome is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Riyadh to Rome, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riyadh in January, expect Rome to be little chillier, temps between 15°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, thencontemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, thendon't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and then explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Venice trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Rome in January; daily highs in Venice reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

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

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Montmartre. Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Paris online trip planner.

Fly from Venice to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

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
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 1st (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then see the interesting displays at Amsterdam Pipe Museum. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then explore the world behind art at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague
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.
On the 3rd (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, admire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock, and then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Lesser Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, thenstop by Moser Sales Gallery, and finally examine the collection at Powder Tower.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague online visit planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Lesser Town
Lesser Town
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

2
nights
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.
On the 5th (Wed), wander the streets of Andrassy Avenue, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Vaci Street, thentest the waters at a local thermal spa, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Budapest day trip website.

Getting from Prague to Budapest by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or fly. In February in Budapest, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sultanahmet District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, thenview the masterpieces at Heritage Nomadic Art Gallery, thentake a stroll through Istiklal Street, and finally view the masterpieces at Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip builder tool.

Getting from Budapest to Istanbul by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in February, expect Istanbul to be somewhat warmer, temps between 11°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

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