26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights

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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.
Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Louvre Museum and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. Step out of Paris with an excursion to The Trianons & The Hamlet in Versailles--about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, take a stroll through Le Marais, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris tour itinerary builder.

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. September in Paris sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Louvre Museum
4.6
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Musee d'Orsay
4.7

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

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.
You'll explore and learn at Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia. Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Basilica di San Marco will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Verona (Arena di Verona & Piazza delle Erbe). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Paris to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in September: high temperatures in Venice hover around 29°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Doge's Palace
4.7
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Piazza delle Erbe
4.6

3
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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore and learn at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazza del Campo and Basilica of Santa Croce. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Duomo di Siena (in Siena). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip maker website.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Florence

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Must see
Piazza del Campo
4.8
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Duomo di Siena
4.8
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World heritage site
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
4.5

3
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Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fornillo and Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano. Visiting Spiaggia di castiglione and Lido di Ravello will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister del Paradiso, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ravello trip maker website.

Drive from Florence to Ravello in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Traveling from Florence in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ravello, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Fornillo
4.2
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Religious Site
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
4.7

3
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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.
Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Galleria Borghese and Santa Maria in Trastevere. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, get engrossed in the history at Musei Capitolini, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

Getting from Ravello to Rome by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Rome when traveling from Ravello in October, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Rome

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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
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Pantheon
4.8
Must see
Vatican Museums
4.2

2
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Suleymaniye Cami and Topkapi Palace. Let the collections at Galata Tower and Istanbul Modern capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia, explore the galleries of Rumeli Fortress, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and explore the world behind art at Chora Museum.

Discover how to plan a Istanbul trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Rome to Istanbul in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Rome in October, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Architectural Building
Hagia Sophia
4.7
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Religious Site
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
4.3

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

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.
Get some cultural insight at Matthias Church and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Visit Fisherman's Bastion and Liberty Statue for their historical value. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), get to know the fascinating history of Janoshegy, steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, and admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building.

To find out how to plan a trip to Budapest, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Budapest is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in October, you will find days in Budapest are a bit cooler (19°C), and nights are colder (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Must see
Matthias Church
4.7
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World heritage site
Fisherman's Bastion
4.6
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Historic Site
Liberty Statue
4.6

4
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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Guinness Storehouse and St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. Explore hidden gems such as Kilkenny Castle and National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology. Take a break from Dublin with a short trip to Rock of Cashel in Cashel, about 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, take an in-depth tour of Irish Famine Exhibition, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and take a stroll through Grafton Street.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Dublin takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Dublin is minus 1 hour. In October in Dublin, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Rock of Cashel
4.4
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Kilkenny Castle
4.6

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