23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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23 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  12​h
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru, India

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.
Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, don't miss a visit to Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the striking features of Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Paris trip builder .

Bengaluru, India to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in April, things will get colder in Paris: highs are around 18°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Bring the kids along to Kilmainham Gaol and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through St. Stephen's Green, have fun at Awesome Walls, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, and don't miss a visit to Temple Bar.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Dublin road trip planner.

Fly from Paris to Dublin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in April, expect Dublin to be little chillier, temps between 13°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 18th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jeronimos Monastery, then choose your vessel at Rent a Boat, then contemplate the long history of Belém Tower, and finally make a trip to Santa Justa Lift. On your second day here, wander the streets of Alfama, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Lisbon takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Dublin in April; daily highs in Lisbon reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

1
night
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 20th (Sat): stroll through Park Guell, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and finally make a trip to La Boqueria. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ciutadella Park, and finally appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo.

Find out how to plan Barcelona trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Colosseum and Trevi Fountain. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, make a trip to Roman Forum, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planner .

Getting from Barcelona to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then explore the world behind art at Punta della Dogana, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Venice vacation planner.

Fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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.
Bring the kids along to Fisherman's Bastion and Hősök tere. The adventure continues: ponder the world of politics at Parliament, take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and get curious at Palace of wonders Csodák Palotája.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Budapest sightseeing planner.

Fly from Venice to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Venice in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Budapest, with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hősök tere ©
Hősök tere
Szechenyi Chain Bridge ©
Szechenyi Chain Bridge

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.
Family-friendly places like Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Dolmabahce Palace will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern Museum, see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Istanbul online vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Budapest in April, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace
Kapali Carsi ©
Kapali Carsi

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