19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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19 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Tabriz, Iran
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
7
Athens, Greece
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h
8
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Tabriz, Iran


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3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, and delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Athens road trip site .

You can fly from Istanbul to Athens in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Athens is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Istanbul in September: highs in Athens hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

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

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Rome day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Athens to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Athens in September since evenings lows in Rome dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): make a trip to Festa di San Giovanni. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip planner .

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 13th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo, then stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, and then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Milan itinerary builder .

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas, then stroll around Parc Guell, and then explore the galleries of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

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Fly from Milan to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paris holiday maker site .

You can fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Barcelona in September, with highs in Paris at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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hours
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
Parthenon has been added to your itinerary. On the 19th (Thu), wander the streets of Monastiraki and then make a trip to Parthenon.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Athens takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in September, things will get a bit warmer in Athens: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Athens

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Monastiraki ©
Monastiraki
Parthenon ©
Parthenon

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 20th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Rustem Pasha Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Areas of Istanbul. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, and finally make a trip to Hippodrome (At Meydani).

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul online road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Athens to Istanbul takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Athens to Istanbul, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in September, you will find days in Istanbul are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

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