15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  13 h 45 min
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Mumbai, India

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Pantheon, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, thendelve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, thencontemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

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Mumbai, India to Rome is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Traveling from Mumbai in March, things will get cooler in Rome: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get a sense of the local culture at Duomo di Siena and Campanile di Giotto. Get some historical perspective at The Baptistery of St. John and Piazza del Duomo. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Pisa (Duomo di Pisa & Leaning Tower of Pisa) and Piazza del Campo (in Siena). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Florence road trip tool.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pisa, Siena
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

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Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Venice

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, thenget to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Powder Tower, steep yourself in history at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, thenget great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, thensnap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally take a stroll through Lesser Town.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Prague tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Venice to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, Prague is a bit cooler than Venice - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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 17th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), thencontemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Budapest journey maker website.

You can drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul, take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami . Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, thenvisit Sultanahmet District, and finally steep yourself in history at Galata Tower.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Budapest in March, Istanbul is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

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