28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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28 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  3​h 30​min
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta), India

3
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 museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Istanbul online trip itinerary planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Istanbul is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Istanbul. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in April; daily highs in Istanbul reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

3
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Istanbul in April, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Budapest. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Koller Gallery ©
Koller Gallery
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

3
nights
Venice, Italy

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.
When in Venice, make a side trip to see Scrovegni Chapel in Padua, approximately Padua away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Venice journey maker tool .

Fly from Budapest to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Budapest in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Venice, with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Photography Tours
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John. On the next day, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Florence online trip maker .

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

3
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, take a stroll through Trastevere, and explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rome day trip planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Florence in May since evenings lows in Rome dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, stroll around Parc Guell, and take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

3
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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Paris fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in May, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, stroll around Vondelpark, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary builder app .

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Prague Zoo, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Prague trip planning app .

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, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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