23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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23 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
train + subway:  3​h
5
Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
+3
bus + train + foot + Fly:  9​h
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Mumbai, India

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum. Le Marais and Eiffel Tower are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Montmartre, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary builder website .

Mumbai, India to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Paris, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in October, things will get much colder in Paris: highs are around 19°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

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

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at San Giorgio Maggiore and Doge's Palace. You'll explore and learn at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Ca' d'Oro. Step out of Venice with an excursion to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua--about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from Paris to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. October in Venice sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica di Santa Croce and Campanile di Giotto. Siena Cathedral and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Florence to Siena to see Piazza del Campo about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa e Museo di Orsanmichele, and take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Florence trip planner .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Siena
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Croce ©
Basilica di Santa Croce
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore and Vatican Museums. Palatine Hill and Piazza Navona will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Callisto.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rome trip tool .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

3
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela. Escape the urban bustle at Fornillo and Spiaggia di castiglione. Take a break from Ravello with a short trip to Le Vigne di Raito in Vietri sul Mare, about 44 minutes away.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Ravello trip planner .

You can do a combination of train and subway from Rome to Ravello in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in November, Ravello is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Le Vigne di Raito
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione

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.
For shopping fun, head to Andrassy Avenue or Central Market Hall. Appreciate the collections at House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Budapest travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Ravello to Budapest takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Ravello in November, expect nights in Budapest to be colder, around 2°C, while days are little chillier, around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

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.
Let the collections at Topkapi Palace and Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) capture your imagination. Suleymaniye Cami and Ortakoy are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, steep yourself in history at Rumeli Fortress, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Budapest in November: highs in Istanbul hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

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