15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 4 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.
On the 16th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi, contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern, admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , thenhunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and finally get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Istanbul trip planner.

Hyderabad, India to Istanbul is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Hyderabad to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Hyderabad in April, with highs in Istanbul at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, view the masterpieces at Koller Gallery, explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), thenpause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and finally take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, wander the streets of Andrassy Avenue, thensee the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

Before you visit Budapest, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Budapest, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Powder Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia - National Gallery Prague, make a trip to Prague Astronomical Clock, thenstroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and finally wander the streets of Lesser Town.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague online tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Budapest in April, expect nights in Prague to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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 22nd (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, thenbrowse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Prague to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in April, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, stop by M.G. Design, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Florence online visit planner.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Florence are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Pantheon. Kids will appreciate attractions like Trevi Fountain and Trastevere. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and explore the engaging exhibits at Welcome to Rome.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rome holiday planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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