17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
2
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
3
Liverpool, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h
4
Oxford, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Cambridge, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Train:  4 h
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
7
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
8
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  19 h
End: Jakarta, Indonesia


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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 2nd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), admire the landmark architecture of Suleymaniye Cami , then steep yourself in history at Galata Tower, and finally take a stroll through Ortakoy.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul day trip website .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Istanbul is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Jakarta to Istanbul. Traveling from Jakarta in September, expect nights in Istanbul to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are cooler, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

1
night
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Manchester tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Manchester takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in September, you will find days in Manchester are slightly colder (20°C), and nights are cooler (11°C). You will leave for Liverpool on the 5th (Wed).

Things to do in Manchester

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks

few
hours
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Liverpool online trip itinerary maker .

You can take a train from Manchester to Liverpool in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Liverpool sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 5th (Wed), you'll travel to Oxford.

Things to do in Liverpool

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks

2
nights
Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Oxford trip maker site .

You can drive from Liverpool to Oxford in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Liverpool in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Oxford, with lows of 9°C. You'll set off for Cambridge on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Oxford

Nightlife Parks Outdoors

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hours
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Cambridge
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Before you visit Cambridge, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Oxford to Cambridge takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 7th (Fri), you're off toParis.

Things to do in Cambridge

Nightlife Parks Fun & Games

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, and then examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Paris travel route planner .

You can take a train from Cambridge to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Cambridge to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Galleria dell'Accademia and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Uffizi Galleries and Pitti Palace will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and see the interesting displays at Museo di San Marco.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Florence trip builder tool .

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from Paris to Florence takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in September: highs in Florence hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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.
You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini. Palatine Hill and Pantheon are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rome travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September in Rome, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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