5 days in Europe Itinerary

5 days in Europe Itinerary

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5 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

1
night
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome tour itinerary planning site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rome is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in February, things will get a bit cooler in Rome: highs are around 16°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), don't miss a visit to Hősök tere, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Halaszbastya.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest travel route planner.

You can fly from Rome to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In February, Budapest is a bit cooler than Rome - with highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), and then explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, and finally explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul. Traveling from Budapest in February, things will get a bit warmer in Istanbul: highs are around 11°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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