15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
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Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Chambord, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Cheverny, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Saint-Aignan, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Valencay, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Bourges, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Versailles, France
— 1 day
Drive
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Paris, France
— 1 night
Train
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Trier, Germany
— 1 night
Bus to Luxembourg, Fly to Budapest
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey

— 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hagia Sophia Mosque as well as Topkapi Palace. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Mosque, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

Before you visit Istanbul, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Chennai, India to Istanbul is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. Traveling from Chennai in August, things will get slightly colder in Istanbul: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums
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Rome, Italy

— 1 night

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 3rd (Tue), admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally explore and take pictures at Colosseum.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip app.

You can fly from Istanbul to Rome in 5.5 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. In August, daytime highs in Rome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:

Barcelona, Spain

— 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, Casa Batllo and Parc Guell. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Casa Batllo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc Guell.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Barcelona online vacation planner.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Rome in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Barcelona, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

Madrid, Spain

— 1 night

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You've now added Prado National Museum to your itinerary. On the 5th (Thu), admire all the interesting features of Royal Palace of Madrid and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Madrid travel route planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. While traveling from Barcelona, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites
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Mont-Saint-Michel, France

— 1 night
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Your day by day itinerary now includes Mont Saint-Michel. On the 6th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Mont Saint-Michel.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mont-Saint-Michel itinerary planning app.

Getting from Madrid to Mont-Saint-Michel by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Madrid in August, plan for colder days in Mont-Saint-Michel, with highs around 26°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 15°C. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Chambord.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites
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Chambord, France

— 1 night
Your day by day itinerary now includes Domaine National de Chambord, Maison des Vins Chambord and Saint-Louis de Chambord. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Domaine National de Chambord, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint-Louis de Chambord, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Maison des Vins Chambord.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chambord tour itinerary website.

You can drive from Mont-Saint-Michel to Chambord in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cheverny.

Things to do in Chambord

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:

Cheverny, France

— 1 night
Cheverny is a commune in the French department of Loir-et-Cher.It lies in the Loire Valley, about 10km southeast of Blois.SightsThe commune is the site of the Château de Cheverny. You've now added Chateau de Cheverny to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Cheverny.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cheverny sightseeing planner.

Cheverny is just a short distance from Chambord. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Saint-Aignan.

Things to do in Cheverny

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 8:
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Saint-Aignan, France

— 1 night
You've now added ZooParc de Beauval to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at ZooParc de Beauval.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Saint-Aignan driving holiday planning tool.

Saint-Aignan is just a stone's throw from Cheverny. August in Saint-Aignan sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Valencay.

Things to do in Saint-Aignan

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Valencay, France

— 1 night
Valençay is a commune in the Indre department in central France.GeographyValençay is situated in the Loire Valley on a hillside overlooking the River Nahon. Chateau de Valencay has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Valencay.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Valencay attractions planner.

Valencay is very close to Saint-Aignan. In August, daily temperatures in Valencay can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bourges.

Things to do in Valencay

Historic Sites
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Bourges, France

— 1 night

Gem of the Lorraine Valley

For a peek into the architecture of a Roman city, with a monumental gate, aqueducts, thermae, amphitheater, and ruins of the Gallo-Roman walls, visit Bourges, the capital of the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region.
For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bourges online route planner.

Drive from Valencay to Bourges in 1.5 hours. In August in Bourges, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 11th (Wed), you'll travel to Versailles.

Things to do in Bourges

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks
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Versailles, France

— 1 day

Royal Paradise

Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Palace of Versailles. On the 11th (Wed), admire the striking features of Palace of Versailles.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Versailles visit site.

You can drive from Bourges to Versailles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Versailles, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites
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Paris, France

— 1 night

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.
Luxembourg Gardens has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): stroll through Luxembourg Gardens, admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and finally pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Versailles to Paris in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Paris are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Trier.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:

Trier, Germany

— 1 night

Oldest City in Germany

Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Trier Amphitheater, Hauptmarkt, Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Porta Nigra, explore the ancient world of Trier Amphitheater, examine the collection at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), then admire all the interesting features of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Hauptmarkt.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Trier vacation maker tool.

Take a train from Paris to Trier in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Budapest Shooting, Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. On the 14th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, then have fun at Budapest Shooting, then don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Budapest trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Trier to Budapest takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Trier in August; daily highs in Budapest reach 32°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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