15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Edmonton, Canada
+2
Fly + Train + Bus:  19 h 30 min
1
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Fly:  16 h
End: Edmonton, Canada

2
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and then kick back and relax at Lido Capo di Conca. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, thenkick back and relax at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo.

To find maps and tourist information, refer to the Ravello vacation planner.

Edmonton, Canada to Ravello is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight, train, and bus. Traveling from Edmonton to Ravello, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Edmonton in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Ravello, with highs around 34°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Lido Capo di Conca
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Lido Capo di Conca ©
Lido Capo di Conca

3
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.
Visit Colosseum and Pantheon for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rome sightseeing planner.

Drive from Ravello to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, subway, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rome, with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Florence.

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
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and steep yourself in history at Palazzo Vecchio.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Florence vacation tool.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 21°C in Florence. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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

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.
On the 25th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, thenexamine the collection at Doge's Palace, thencontemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. July in Venice sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Venice

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

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.
On the 27th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, thensteep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, thenadmire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul day trip planner.

You can fly from Venice to Istanbul in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

1
night
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 30th (Mon), admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, thensteep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and then contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Budapest trip planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Istanbul in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 18°C in Budapest. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Dohány Street Synagogue ©
Dohány Street Synagogue

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