28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Istanbul, Turkey

Queen of Cities

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia, explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, and take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Istanbul tour planner.

Amritsar, India to Istanbul is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Amritsar to Istanbul, you'll gain 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Amritsar in February, plan for colder days in Istanbul, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 4:

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Budapest, Hungary

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square, contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): take in the views from Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid), then contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from Istanbul, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Budapest, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 6:

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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace, and explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 9:

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Prague, Czech Republic

City of a Hundred Spires

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 10th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally get great views at Petřín. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then take a stroll through Lesser Town, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kostel sv. Mikuláše.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Prague online itinerary maker.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In February, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 11:

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then walk around Vondelpark, and finally examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 13:

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London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, and steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our London online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. February in London sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 16:

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Paris, France

City of Light

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): make a trip to Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Pont Alexandre III, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and finally explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 18:

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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, then ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Paris to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, Florence is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of 14°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 20:

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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

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, appreciate the history behind La Pieta, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. February in Rome sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 20 — 23:

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Barcelona, Spain

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 24th (Wed), admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally walk around Parc de Montjuic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): pick up some local products at La Boqueria, then explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally visit El Barri Gòtic.

To see reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 25:

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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 26th (Fri), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, then contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and finally appreciate the history behind Arco do Triunfo. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, then contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, and finally visit Alfama.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon. In February, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 28: