28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
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Istanbul, Turkey

Queen of Cities

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hagia Sophia, get engrossed in the history at Chora Museum, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, and admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Istanbul is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Abu Dhabi to Istanbul. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Abu Dhabi in February: highs in Istanbul hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

3
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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the striking features of Pantheon, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rome trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Rome is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Istanbul in February, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Rome: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

2
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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

2
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Barcelona, Spain

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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 10th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then walk around Parc Guell, and finally explore the galleries of Parc de Montjuic. Keep things going the next day: browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona route maker app.

Getting from Florence to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In February in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

3
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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Belém Tower, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lisbon online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in February, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

2
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Paris, France

City of Light

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then make a trip to Pont Alexandre III, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally make a trip to Champs-Elysees.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lisbon in February, with highs in Paris at 9°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

3
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London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, stroll around Hyde Park, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the London trip builder.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. February in London sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

2
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 20th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, walk around Vondelpark, then steep yourself in history at Anne Frank House, and finally browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam day trip planner.

Getting from London to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

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Prague, Czech Republic

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Petřín, enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Dancing House. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Lesser Town, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, examine the collection at NaFilM: National film museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Prague travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February in Prague, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

2
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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): examine the collection at The Hofburg, ponder the world of politics at Rathaus, then admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Albertina.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Vienna route maker site.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites

3
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Budapest, Hungary

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid), then steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums