17 days in Mumbai, Turkey & Western Europe Itinerary

17 days in Mumbai, Turkey & Western Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mumbai, India
— 1 day
2
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
3
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights
7
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights


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1
day
Mumbai, India

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 15th (Fri), hunt for treasures at Crawford Market, take a memorable drive along Marine Drive, admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then kick back and relax at Chowpatty Beach, and finally take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mumbai online trip maker.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. In May in Mumbai, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Chowpatty Beach ©
Chowpatty Beach
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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.
Bring the kids along to Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , take a stroll through Ortakoy, and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul trip planner.

Fly from Mumbai to Istanbul in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Istanbul is minus 2.5 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in May; daily highs in Istanbul reach 25°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, then steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens, and then take a stroll through Plaka. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens online trip maker.

Fly from Istanbul to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Athens, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Istanbul in May: high temperatures in Athens hover around 29°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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 21st (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the engaging exhibits at Welcome to Rome, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rome road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Athens to Rome in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Rome is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in May, Rome is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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 23rd (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, make a trip to Casa Batllo, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then have some family-friendly fun at Enigmik Escape Room, and finally walk around Parc Guell.

Start your trip to Barcelona by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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.
Family-friendly places like Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, get curious at Musee des Arts et Metiers, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Paris travel website.

Getting from Barcelona to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in May; daily highs in Paris reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Rijksmuseum and Anne Frank House. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, and meet the residents at ARTIS.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam visit planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
ARTIS ©
ARTIS
NEMO Science Museum ©
NEMO Science Museum

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