19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  5 h
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
8
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

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 2nd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, make a trip to Casa Batllo, then walk around Parc Guell, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona sightseeing planning site.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Barcelona is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. While traveling from Sao Paulo, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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 4th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and finally stroll through Île de la Cité. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then walk around Luxembourg Gardens.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Paris online trip maker.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Barcelona to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Barcelona in October, with highs in Paris at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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 6th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Pantheon, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rome online visit planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Paris to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in October; daily highs in Rome reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 8th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. On your second day here, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Florence sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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 10th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

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Take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in October, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

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 12th (Sat), snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Lesser Town, then steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

Plan my day in Prague using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Venice to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Venice in October, expect Prague to be a bit cooler, temps between 15°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Food Tours
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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.
On the 14th (Mon), snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Budapest trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Prague to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. October in Budapest sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
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 museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , wander the streets of Ortakoy, and admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Istanbul trip builder app.

Getting from Budapest to Istanbul by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Budapest in October, expect nights in Istanbul to be warmer, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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