16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Bengaluru, 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.
On the 2nd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then make a trip to Piazza Navona, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then stop by Trastevere, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

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Bengaluru, India to Rome is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -4 hour difference. In May, Rome is slightly colder than Bengaluru - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

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

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 4th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then explore the world behind art at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Florence, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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 6th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. May in Venice sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Venice

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

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): stop by Old Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraum√ľnster Church, and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, then take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and finally look for gifts at Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip maker.

You can fly from Venice to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Venice in May; daily highs in Zurich reach 21°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Chapel Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg

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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and walk around Luxembourg Gardens.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, explore the historical opulence of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, and explore the world behind art at The National Museum in Warsaw.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Warsaw day trip tool .

Getting from Paris to Warsaw by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie

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