19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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19 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
8
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: New Delhi, India


2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vondelpark. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and then meet the residents at ARTIS.

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New Delhi, India to Amsterdam is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from New Delhi to Amsterdam, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in May: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 20°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague
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.
On the 19th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Old Town Square, then get to know the fascinating history of Prague Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Charles Bridge. Keep things going the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Prague online itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Prague are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Old Town Square ©
Old Town Square
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of St. Virgil. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Belvedere Schlossgarten, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then admire the natural beauty at Schonbrunn Palace.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. May in Vienna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can take a train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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 23rd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge, appreciate the history behind Hősök tere, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then make a trip to Becsi Kapu Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Budapest trip app .

Traveling by train from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Budapest, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Parliament ©
Parliament
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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 25th (Sat), explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Scala Contarini del Bovolo, contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile, and finally get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square.

For maps and more tourist information, use the Venice vacation planner .

You can fly from Budapest to Venice in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di 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 27th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Monumento a Dante Alighieri, then get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip planner .

Take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Florence, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Galleria dell'Accademia ©
Galleria dell'Accademia
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, don't miss a visit to Pantheon, make a trip to Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, Rome is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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 31st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), then delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, and finally hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally examine the collection at Rahmi M. Koc Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul online vacation planner .

You can fly from Rome to Istanbul in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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