17 days in Western Europe Itinerary

17 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Fira, Greece
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru, India

3
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Visit Royal Palace and Drottningholm Palace for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Skansen and ABBA The Museum. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, head off the coast to Stockholm Old Town, explore the world behind art at Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, and see the interesting displays at Royal Armory.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Stockholm holiday planner.

Bengaluru, India to Stockholm is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Bengaluru in August: high temperatures in Stockholm hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Millesgarden
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

5
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Perivolos and Perissa Black Sand Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ancient Thera and Santo Winery. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, see the interesting displays at Cultural Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, and take some stellar pictures from Sunset in Oia.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Fira trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Stockholm to Fira in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in August: high temperatures in Fira hover around 35°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Oia, Pyrgos, Kamari, Akrotiri, Perivolos
Highlights from your plan
Venetsanos Winery ©
Venetsanos Winery
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Pitti Palace and Uffizi Gallery. Get some cultural insight at Galleria dell'Accademia and Siena Cathedral. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Piazza del Campo in Siena, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, get engrossed in the history at Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Fira to Florence in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Fira to Florence, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Fira in August since evenings lows in Florence dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Siena
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Borghese Gallery and St. Peter's Basilica. Popular historic sites such as Palatine Hill and Vatican Museums are in your itinerary. When in Rome, make a side trip to see Villa Adriana in Tivoli, approximately 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Pantheon, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, make a trip to Roman Forum, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rome tour planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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