9 days in Europe Itinerary

9 days in Europe Itinerary

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9 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Manila, Philippines
Fly:  20​h
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 day
+2
Fly + shuttle + train:  5​h 15​min
2
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Manila, Philippines

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), make a trip to Hősök tere, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Budapest vacation site .

Manila, Philippines to Budapest is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Manila to Budapest due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Manila in June, plan for slightly colder days in Budapest, with highs around 30°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

1
night
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, then examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then explore the world behind art at Museo della Misericordia di Firenze, then get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, and finally examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

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You can do a combination of flight and train from Budapest to Florence in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Florence when traveling from Budapest in June, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

2
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.
On the 24th (Mon), steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome tour website .

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. June in Rome sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), then get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and finally explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , then wander the streets of Levent, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Selimpasa Sahili, and finally don't miss a visit to Istiklal Street.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip planner .

You can fly from Rome to Istanbul in 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. When traveling from Rome in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Istanbul, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

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