30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey — 2 nights

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.
On the 14th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia Mosque, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and finally get engrossed in the history at Galata Tower.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip itinerary planner.

Hyderabad, India to Istanbul is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. When traveling from Hyderabad in October, plan for slightly colder days in Istanbul, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 4 nights

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.
Appreciate the collections at Doge's Palace and Casa di Giulietta. Basilica di San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Piazza delle Erbe, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, &more) and Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Venice. Traveling from Istanbul in October, you will find days in Venice are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are colder (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Appreciate the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and M.G. Design. Get some cultural insight at Castello del Trebbio and The Baptistery of St. John. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Florence road trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and Pantheon are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vatican Museums and Piazza Navona. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the mystery of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, and admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome sightseeing planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 4 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo. Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic) and Barcelona Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, and walk around Parc Guell.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to fly to Paris.
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Paris, France — 3 nights

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 Louvre Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee d'Orsay and Musee Rodin. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Le Marais, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Paris road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In October, Paris is a bit cooler than Barcelona - with highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 2 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 3rd (Tue), see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), make a trip to Grand Place, then examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center, and finally see the interesting displays at Atomium. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then steep yourself in history at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, then explore the world behind art at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, and finally explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Brussels trip planning app.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November in Brussels, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): wander the streets of The Jordaan, then examine the collection at Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. Keep things going the next day: get curious at NEMO Science Museum, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis.

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Drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): stroll through The Vrtba Garden, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and finally explore the galleries of Powder Tower. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then take a stroll through Lesser Town, and finally admire the striking features of Kostel sv. Mikuláše.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Prague trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Amsterdam in November, plan for slightly colder days in Prague, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, then browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall, then steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and finally steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue.

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Traveling by flight from Prague to Budapest takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In November in Budapest, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.
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