19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights

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 Galleria Borghese. Visit Colosseum and Pantheon for their historical value. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Villa Adriana in Tivoli, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rome travel route builder tool.

Dayton, USA to Rome is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. May in Rome sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

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
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): examine the collection at Museo di San Marco, thenadmire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, thensteep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Florence trip website.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 6th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco and then examine the collection at Doge's Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, thentake in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thenadmire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Venice journey tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June in Venice, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

4
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 Topkapi Palace. Popular historic sites such as Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Basilica Cistern are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, and admire the striking features of Rustem Pasha Mosque.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip planning site.

You can fly from Venice to Istanbul in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. June in Istanbul sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

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 12th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then walk around Parc Guell.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Barcelona takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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.
Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) will appeal to history buffs. Family-friendly places like Rijksmuseum and NEMO Science Museum will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum and get engrossed in the history at Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam attractions planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Amsterdam in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in June; daily highs in Amsterdam reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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