22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  24​h
1
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
7
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Sydney, Australia

1
night
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire the striking features of Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and then don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rome online itinerary maker .

Sydney, Australia to Rome is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Central European Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in November, with highs in Rome at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 5:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

1
night
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc Guell, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then see the interesting displays at Museo Picasso, and then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner .

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. November in Barcelona sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, then contemplate the long history of Belém Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jeronimos Monastery, and finally view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, then explore the world behind art at National Tile Museum, then contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, and finally make a trip to Santa Justa Lift.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Western European Time is minus 1 hour. November in Lisbon sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 9:
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Jeronimos Monastery ©
Jeronimos Monastery
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and stroll through Hyde Park.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to London takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in November, expect London to be little chillier, temps between 13°C and 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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HotTug UK ©
HotTug UK
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

2
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.
On the 13th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the landmark architecture of Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. November in Paris sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 14:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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 15th (Fri), make a trip to Charles Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Prague Castle, and finally wander the streets of Old Town Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): stroll through Petřín, take a stroll through Mala strana, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally admire the striking features of Dancing House.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Prague holiday planner.

Getting from Paris to Prague by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in November: high temperatures in Prague hover around 9°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 16:
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Old Town Square ©
Old Town Square
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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 17th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of St. Stephen's Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and then stroll through Schonbrunn Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip site .

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. November in Vienna sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, and finally 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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, then explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Budapest route planner .

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November in Budapest, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Parliament ©
Parliament
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, take a stroll through Ortakoy, and explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul sightseeing app .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in November, you will find days in Istanbul are a bit warmer (17°C), and nights are much warmer (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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