23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
3
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
4
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
9
Paris, France
— 3 nights

2
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.
On the 8th (Wed), enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Historic Areas of Istanbul, thenadmire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul trip builder website.

Mumbai, India to Istanbul is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. Traveling from Mumbai in April, expect Istanbul to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum

2
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 11th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, thentake a stroll through Vaci Street, thenpause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and finally shop like a local with Andrassy Avenue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), thensee the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Budapest, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Istanbul in April since evenings lows in Budapest dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
On the 13th (Mon), hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Karlskirche, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, examine the collection at The Hofburg, and then explore the galleries of Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In April in Vienna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

2
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 15th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, make a trip to Villa Rufolo, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): admire the verdant scenery at Valle dei Mulini, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, thenstroll the grounds of Cimitero Monumentale, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Ravello Arte.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ravello road trip site.

You can fly from Vienna to Ravello in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Vienna in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ravello, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Amalfi
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore and Welcome to Rome. Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and take an unorthodox tour of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rome travel planner.

Drive from Ravello to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Rome, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Duomo di Siena and Basilica of Santa Croce. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, explore the world behind art at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

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 23rd (Thu): explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Ca' d'Oro, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

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

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. April in Venice sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and then take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip builder app.

Getting from Venice to Edinburgh by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Venice in April: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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.
Attractions like Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe make great kid-friendly stops. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, visit Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and admire the masterpieces at Musee Bourdelle.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Paris trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Paris. While traveling from Edinburgh, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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

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