4 days in Paris & Istanbul Itinerary

4 days in Paris & Istanbul Itinerary

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1
Paris, France
— 1 night
2
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
On the 24th (Thu), take a stroll through Île de la Cité, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, thenexplore the world behind art at Musee National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet, and finally contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris online holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. December in Paris sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Paris

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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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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.
On the 26th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, view the masterpieces at Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi, stop by Jennifer's Hamam, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, thenview the masterpieces at FIRCA El Sanatlari Merkezi Seramik, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower. On the next day, explore the activities along Halic, contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and finally take a stroll through Istiklal Street.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Istanbul trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Istanbul takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Istanbul is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Paris in December, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum

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