29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , then hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and finally get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip itinerary planning app.

Sydney, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Turkey Time (TRT) is minus 7 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in April; daily highs in Istanbul reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Hagia Sophia ©
Hagia Sophia

3
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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

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.
Doge's Palace and Scrovegni Chapel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to San Giorgio Maggiore and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani & Basilica of St. Anthony). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Venice itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Venice takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Venice is minus 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Venice are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Piazza del Duomo and Campanile di Giotto for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazza della Signoria and The Baptistery of St. John. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, explore the world behind art at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Florence online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

3
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Siena, Italy

Siena ©

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Popular historic sites such as Duomo di Siena and Abbazia di San Galgano are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piazza del Campo and Historic Centre of San Gimignano. Go for a jaunt from Siena to San Gimignano to see Guardastelle Vineyard about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, explore the world behind art at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, steep yourself in history at San Francesco, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni.

Make your Siena itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Roman Forum and Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore. Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Rome to Tivoli to see Villa Adriana about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Siena to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

3
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
Get some cultural insight at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Passeig de Gracia. Step off the beaten path and head to Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and La Boqueria. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, visit Las Ramblas, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and walk around Parc Guell.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Barcelona online vacation builder.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
Passeig de Gracia ©
Passeig de Gracia

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Sainte-Chapelle. Head to Le Marais and Champs-Elyseesfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Paris road trip planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Barcelona in April: high temperatures in Paris hover around 18°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Jordaan and Rijksmuseum. Explore hidden gems such as Begijnhof and Vondelpark. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Haarlem (Grote Markt, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam visit planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

3
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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

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.
On the 7th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, and finally steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Budapest takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Amsterdam in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Budapest, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Budapest

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Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

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