17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  8 h
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Hyeres, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
5
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
6
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
8
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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.
Keep things going the next day: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, thendelve into the distant past at Pantheon, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome day trip planning website.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Rome is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Jeddah in August, things will get little chillier in Rome: highs are around 38°C and lows about 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally walk around Parc Guell. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and then make a trip to Casa Batllo.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona day trip planner.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hyeres.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

2
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de la Faviere, kick back and relax at Plage de Jean Blanc, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Sylvabelle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Plage de Saint-Clair, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then stroll through Plage des Salins.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hyeres vacation planner.

You can drive from Barcelona to Hyeres in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in September, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Hyeres. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Plage de la Faviere, Plage de Sylvabelle
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc
Plage de Saint-Clair ©
Plage de Saint-Clair

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, thensteep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Hyeres to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Hyeres in September, with highs in Paris at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 8th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, thenadmire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, thentake in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Clarence House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, thendon't miss a visit to Big Ben, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

Take the guesswork out of planning a London vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. September in London sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Brussels, contemplate the long history of Grand Place, thenget engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and finally steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, stroll around Leopold Park, thenexamine the collection at Atomium, and finally find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe.

For other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Brussels vacation planner.

You can take a train from London to Brussels in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September in Brussels, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe

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 12th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, make a trip to Old Royal Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at Wallenstein garden, thentake some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti. On your second day here, stop by Lesser Town, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, thensteep yourself in history at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and finally admire the striking features of Dancing House.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Prague trip maker tool.

You can fly from Brussels to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September in Prague, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, thentake an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally contemplate the long history of Galata Tower.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Istanbul using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Prague in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Istanbul, with highs around 26°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

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