23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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23 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  8​h
2
Agios Nikolaos, Greece
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
8
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Mumbai, India

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 29th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, then get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), then explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul road trip tool .

Mumbai, India to Istanbul is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Mumbai to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Mumbai, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Agios Nikolaos.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

2
nights
Agios Nikolaos, Greece

Agios Nikolaos ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Fortress Spinalonga and Agriomantra Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Achlia Beach (in Achlia), Goudouras Beach (in Xerokampos) and Karoumes Beach (in Sitia).

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Agios Nikolaos trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Istanbul to Agios Nikolaos takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Agios Nikolaos when traveling from Istanbul in October, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Agios Nikolaos

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Karoumes Beach, Achlia Beach, Agriomantra Beach, Havania Beach, Fortress Spinalonga
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Fortress Spinalonga ©
Fortress Spinalonga
Karoumes Beach ©
Karoumes Beach

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Food Tours and Palatine Hill. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rome tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Agios Nikolaos to Rome takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Agios Nikolaos to Rome due to the time zone difference. October in Rome sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Food Tours
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Piazza del Campo and Piazza della Signoria. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Siena Cathedral in Siena, about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. October in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Siena
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Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Siena Cathedral ©
Siena Cathedral
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 11th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, explore and take pictures at Camp Nou, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Park Guell.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planning site .

Fly from Florence to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Florence in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 12:
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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 13th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, and then contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Jeronimos Monastery, wander the streets of Belém Tower, then choose your vessel at Nosso Tejo, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Justa Lift.

To see photos and more tourist information, use the Lisbon trip builder .

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. October in Lisbon sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Nosso Tejo ©
Nosso Tejo
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Prague Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, make a trip to Charles Bridge, then take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, and finally take a stroll through Old Town Square.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Prague trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Lisbon to Prague by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Prague is 1 hour. When traveling from Lisbon in October, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Prague: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Old Town Square ©
Old Town Square
Charles Bridge
Charles 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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Paris trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Prague in October, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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.
On the 19th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Buckingham Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, then make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary maker website .

Take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. In October, daytime highs in London are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 20:
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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