26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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Train
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly
2
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train to Salerno, Taxi to Ravello
4
Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly
6
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly

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Paris, France

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 Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Step out of Paris with an excursion to The Trianons & The Hamlet in Versailles--about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, 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

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:

3
nights
Venice, Italy

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. Piazza San Marco 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: admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, 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

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:

3
nights
Florence, Italy

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 Duomo di Siena. Step out of Florence to go to Pisa and see Leaning Tower of Pisa, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria.

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 take a bus. 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 travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:

3
nights
Ravello, Italy

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 Spiaggia di castiglione. Visiting Lido di Ravello and Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano 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.

Do a combination of train and taxi from Florence to Ravello in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of 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 · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 2:

3
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Rome, Italy

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

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 2 — 5:

2
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Istanbul, Turkey

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 Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Let the collections at Galata Tower and Rahmi M. Koc Museum capture your imagination. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia, explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Istanbul trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Rome to Istanbul in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time is 2 hours. Expect somewhat 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

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 8:

3
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Budapest, Hungary

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 Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar) for their historical value. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue, and explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Budapest trip planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Budapest, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Istanbul, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Budapest, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:

4
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Dublin, Ireland

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 Gallery of Ireland. 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

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 15: