43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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43 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  13 h 45 min
1
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Cannes, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
6
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
7
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
8
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
9
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
11
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Mumbai, India

4
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.
Colosseum and Pantheon will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Villa Adriana in Tivoli, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Callisto, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and identify plant and animal life at Monumento Naturale di Galeria Antica.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planning website .

Mumbai, India to Rome is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 4 hours. In March, Rome is much colder than Mumbai - with highs of 19°C and lows of 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 Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

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

2
nights
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): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then contemplate the long history of Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta, and finally admire the masterpieces at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Florence itinerary planning tool .

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March in Florence, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can catch the train 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

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua (about 54 minutes away). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For traveler tips and tourist information, read our Venice online trip itinerary maker .

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time 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
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

4
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Église Saint Veran and Eglise St Pierre & Paul. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cannes: Eglise Armenienne Sainte-Marie de Nice (in Nice), Parc des Rives du Loup (in La Colle sur Loup) and La Recreation Champetre (in Drap). There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, identify plant and animal life at Le Barrage de la Verne, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and trek along Sentier Jean Francois Jube.

To find traveler tips, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cannes trip planner.

Fly from Venice to Cannes in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. 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

Église Saint Veran, Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste, Eglise Saint Louis, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague
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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

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 2nd (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Las Ramblas, walk around Parc Guell, and then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Cannes to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. April in Barcelona sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can 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

4
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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe for their historical value. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, stroll through Île de la Cité, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Paris journey website .

Getting from Barcelona to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, Paris is a bit cooler than Barcelona - with highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough 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
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the galleries of Atomium, see the interesting displays at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, then steep yourself in history at Grand Place, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
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4
nights
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.
Visit St. Paul's Cathedral and St Oswald's Church for their historical value. Explore London's surroundings by going to Greystones Farm (in Bourton-on-the-Water), Joe's Bows (in Hernhill) and The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hawking About, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the London driving holiday app .

Traveling by train from Brussels to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brussels to London. In April, daily temperatures in London can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in London

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

The Big Cat Sanctuary, Greystones Farm, Hawking About, Joe's Bows, St Oswald's Church
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly), Loch Garten Nature Reserve (in Boat of Garten) and Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn (in Struy). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Glencoe & Dalness.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Inverness visit planning site .

You can fly from London to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Aviemore, Aigas Field Centre, Shieldaig Falconry, Glencoe & Dalness, Abernethy National Nature Reserve
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Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
RSPB - Insh Marshes ©
RSPB - Insh Marshes

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nights
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.
Staromestske namesti and Stary zidovsky Hrbitov will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, take in the views from Charles Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Prasna brana.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague day trip tool .

You can fly from Inverness to Prague in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Inverness to Prague is 1 hour. Traveling from Inverness in April, expect nights in Prague to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

4
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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 Karlskirche. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Maria Am Gestade, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna planner.

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. 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.
Get some historical perspective at Halaszbastya and Liberty Statue. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

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Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. April in Budapest sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
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.
Get some historical perspective at Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Basilica Cistern. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), contemplate the long history of Rumeli Fortress, get to know the fascinating history of Sultanahmet District, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Istanbul trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. 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 time for travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

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