7 days in Europe Itinerary

7 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
4
Paris, France
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night

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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 15th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Chora Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul route planner.

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major aiports are Istanbul Airport, Atatürk International Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. In March in Istanbul, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and then don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rome journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Rome, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Istanbul, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Rome, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Rome

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
You've now added Glacier Express to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): hop aboard Glacier Express.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip maker app.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rome to Zermatt takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Paris.

Things to do in Zermatt

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Glacier Express ©
Glacier Express

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Île de la Cité, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Paris by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In March in Paris, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): stroll around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then shop like a local with La Boqueria.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
La Boqueria ©
La Boqueria

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