21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  7 h 30 min
2
Oia, Greece
— 4 nights
+4
Taxi + Ferry + Foot + Bus + Fly:  8 h 15 min
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
+4
Ferry + Foot + Train + Bus + Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Mumbai, India

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul driving holiday planner.

Mumbai, India to Istanbul is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Mumbai to Istanbul, you'll gain 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Mumbai in September, plan for slightly colder days in Istanbul, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

4
nights
Oia, Greece

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Get outdoors at Kamari Beach and Vourvoulos Beach. Do your shopping at Aquamarine Jewelry and Mnemossyne Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oia: Perissa Black Sand Beach (in Perissa), Akrotiri (in Akrotiri) and Perivolos (in Perivolos). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Sunset in Oia, learn about winemaking at Santo Winery, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Istanbul to Oia takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Oia due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in September, expect nights in Oia to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Oia

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Perissa Black Sand Beach, Kamari Beach, Akrotiri, Vourvoulos Beach, Perivolos
Highlights from your plan
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

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.
On the 29th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and then admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip maker.

Traveling by combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and flight from Oia to Paris takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Oia in September, with highs in Paris at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough 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

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza della Signoria. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Duomo di Siena and Food Tours. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Guardastelle Vineyard in San Gimignano, about 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Florence road trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Paris to Florence in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in October; daily highs in Florence reach 25°C and lows reach 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Duomo di Siena, Guardastelle Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, look for gifts at Officine Creative Roma, then make a trip to Trevi Fountain, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Via Condotti, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rome road trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Get in touch with nature at Fornillo and Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano. Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Duomo di Sant'Andrea will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Positano side-trips: Ravello (Villa Rufolo, Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, &more) and Valle delle Ferriere (in Amalfi). There's more to do: get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Positano vacation maker.

You can drive from Rome to Positano in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in October, Positano is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Positano

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi
Highlights from your plan
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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