19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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19 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Casa Batllo, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then see the interesting displays at Museo Picasso, and then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona online trip itinerary planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Barcelona is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Barcelona. When traveling from Sao Paulo in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Barcelona, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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 4th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and finally head off the coast to Île de la Cité. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Paris day trip planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to 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.
On the 6th (Sun), admire the striking features of Pantheon, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. On the next day, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner .

Fly from Paris to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, Rome is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of 26°C and lows of 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
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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 8th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, then contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, then get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

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Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice online sightseeing planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in October, you will find days in Venice are little chillier (22°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to 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), make a trip to Charles Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and finally take a stroll through Old Town Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): take a stroll through Mala strana, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Prague trip maker tool .

You can fly from Venice to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Venice in October, with highs in Prague at 15°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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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 Chain Bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere 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 15th (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Parliament, pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion.

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You can fly from Prague to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Budapest sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
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 historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , steep yourself in history at Basilica Cistern, and take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Budapest in October: highs in Istanbul hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Cap off 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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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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