43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Cannes, France
— 4 nights
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
6
Paris, France
— 4 nights
7
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
8
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
9
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
11
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights

4
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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Visit Colosseum and Pantheon for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Villa Adriana in Tivoli (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, delve into the mystery of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rome online tour itinerary builder.

Mumbai, India to Rome is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Rome due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in March: high temperatures in Rome hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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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 24th (Tue): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, then 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. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then steep yourself in history at Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco. Change things up with a short trip to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua (about 54 minutes away). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Venice tour planning tool.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March in Venice, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel

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Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Visit Église Saint Veran and Eglise St Pierre & Paul for their historical value. Explore Cannes' surroundings by going to Parc des Rives du Loup (in La Colle sur Loup), La Recreation Champetre (in Drap) and Eglise Armenienne Sainte-Marie de Nice (in Nice). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Sentier Jean Francois Jube, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Louis, and identify plant and animal life at Le Barrage de la Verne.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cannes trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Venice to Cannes in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. March in Cannes sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Cannes

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste, Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Église Saint Veran, Scuba & Snorkeling, Parc des Rives du Loup
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Parc des Rives du Loup ©
Parc des Rives du Loup
Église Saint Veran ©
Église Saint Veran
Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste ©
Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste

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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 2nd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas, then walk around Parc Guell, and then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, read Barcelona online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Cannes to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and The Paris Catacombs are in your itinerary. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

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You can fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in April, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 18°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

1
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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Atomium, explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, then make a trip to Grand Place, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels day trip planning app.

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Paris in April, you will find days in Brussels are little chillier (15°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites
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Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to St Oswald's Church (in Swinbrook), Greystones Farm (in Bourton-on-the-Water) and The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Joe's Bows, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, and make a trip to Buckingham Palace.

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Getting from Brussels to London by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Brussels to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in London can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in London

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hawking About, Joe's Bows, Greystones Farm, St Oswald's Church, The Big Cat Sanctuary
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Joe's Bows ©
Joe's Bows
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn (in Struy), Loch Garten Nature Reserve (in Boat of Garten) and Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at RSPB - Insh Marshes.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Inverness trip itinerary planner.

Getting from London to Inverness by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Inverness

Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Aviemore, Abernethy National Nature Reserve, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn, Shieldaig Falconry, RSPB - Insh Marshes
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 16:
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
RSPB - Insh Marshes ©
RSPB - Insh Marshes
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre

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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.
Prague Castle and Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, take in the views from Charles Bridge, steep yourself in history at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Inverness to Prague in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Inverness to Prague. When traveling from Inverness in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Prague, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Schonbrunn Palace and Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and admire the striking features of Church of the Jesuits.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna road trip website.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April, daytime highs in Vienna are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Karlskirche ©
Karlskirche

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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.
Visit Fisherman's Bastion and Liberty Statue for their historical value. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, contemplate the long history of Hungarian National Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Budapest sightseeing tool.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April in Budapest, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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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.
Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultan Ahmed Mosque will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , take an in-depth tour of Rumeli Fortress, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul day trip website.

Fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Istanbul, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 30:
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

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