22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Singapore, Singapore
Subway + Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
7
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly + Subway:  14 h 45 min
End: Singapore, Singapore

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.
On the 15th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, then stroll through Playa de La Barceloneta, and finally make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, take a stroll through Ciutat Vella, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally stroll around Parc Guell.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Barcelona online trip itinerary maker.

Singapore, Singapore to Barcelona is an approximately 16- hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of subway, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -7 hour difference. In October, Barcelona is little chillier than Singapore - with highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

3
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.
Appreciate the collections at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Get some cultural insight at Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco. Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Venice online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in October; daily highs in Venice reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica of Santa Croce. Do some cultural sightseeing at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and The Baptistery of St. John. When in Florence, make a side trip to see Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida, approximately Santa Brigida away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip builder.

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Castello del Trebbio
Highlights from your plan
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, then explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rome day trip planning website.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, then admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then explore the historical opulence of Buda Castle, and finally explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Budapest visit planner.

You can fly from Rome to Budapest in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in October: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 19°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Archaeological Museum and Benaki Museum. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Plaka, get engrossed in the history at Byzantine and Christian Museum, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, and kick back and relax at Glyfada Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

Getting from Budapest to Athens by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Budapest in October, expect Athens to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

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 a sense of the local culture at Hagia Sophia Museum and Suleymaniye Cami . Visit Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Basilica Cistern for their historical value. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, wander the streets of Ortakoy, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, and admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Istanbul trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Athens to Istanbul in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens to Istanbul, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in Istanbul. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

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