16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
4
Paris, France
— 2 nights
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
8
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Doria Pamphilj, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, thenmake a trip to Trevi Fountain, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, thensteep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

Doha, Qatar to Rome is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Doha in June, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Rome: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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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 4th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, thenstroll around Parc Guell, and finally admire the natural beauty at Parc de Cervantes. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, thenvisit El Barri Gòtic, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and finally admire the landmark architecture of El Pabellón de Barcelona.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona travel route app.

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. While traveling from Rome, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, thendon't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), thenmake a trip to Belém Tower, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To find where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon day trip app.

Fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon. Traveling from Barcelona in June, Lisbon is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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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 8th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Île de la Cité, thenwalk around Luxembourg Gardens, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Paris road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Lisbon in June, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

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

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
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 10th (Thu): have some family-friendly fun at Museumphoto, don't miss a visit to Anne Frank House, thenadmire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), browse the exhibits of Willet-Holthuysen Museum, thenwalk around Vondelpark, and finally admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planning app.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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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 12th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady before Tyn, don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, pause for some serene contemplation at Kostel svatého Jiljí, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, thentake in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Kampa Park. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Lesser Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and finally get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Prague route tool.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, thentake in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip planner.

You can drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Prague in June: highs in Budapest hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, thenadmire the striking features of Rustem Pasha Mosque, thendelve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, and finally hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, thenget engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul route planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Istanbul is 2 hours. Traveling from Budapest in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace

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