21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Perth, Australia
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 15 min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
8
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  22 h 15 min
End: Perth, Australia

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 8th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, then hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and then take a stroll through Ortakoy. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami .

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Istanbul trip tool.

Perth, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 18.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Istanbul is minus 5 hours. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Perth in November: highs in Istanbul hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Ortakoy ©
Ortakoy

2
nights
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 10th (Wed): pick up some local products at Central Market Hall, don't miss a visit to Vaci Street, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, wander the streets of Andrassy Avenue, then appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, then contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

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Do a combination of flight and bus from Istanbul to Budapest in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Istanbul in November, you will find days in Budapest are little chillier (11°C), and nights are colder (2°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
House of Terror Museum ©
House of Terror Museum

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
On the 12th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, then explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and then hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, wander the streets of Graben and Kohlmarkt, then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna tour itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
On the 14th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco. On the next day, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campo del Ghetto, and finally examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Venice route planner.

Fly from Vienna to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Vienna in November; daily highs in Venice reach 15°C and lows reach 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at M.G. Design, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. On your second day here, examine the collection at Museo di San Marco, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Florence online trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Florence sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

3
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.
Colosseum and Pantheon are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, take in the dramatic natural features at Colle del Gianicolo, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome holiday maker.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Rome are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): make a trip to Las Ramblas, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then walk around Parc Guell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, then get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

4
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Louvre Museum and Eiffel Tower. Do your shopping at Saint Germain des Pres Quarter and Le Marais. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in November, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 12°C and lows about 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 26:
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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