16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Benidorm, Spain
— 4 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey

— 2 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Deepist Diving & Travel and Bosphorus Strait. Do your shopping at Kapali Carsi and Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, take a stroll through Ortakoy, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

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New Delhi, India to Istanbul is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in August; daily highs in Istanbul reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 19th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Pantheon, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then stop by Trastevere, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an unorthodox tour of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then don't miss a visit to Via Condotti.

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Fly from Istanbul to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Rome is minus 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Rome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

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Paris, France

— 4 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Louvre Museum and Champs-Elysees. Get outdoors at L'Orangerie and Île de la Cité. Venture out of the city with trips to Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, and contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle.

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You can fly from Rome to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Rome in August, with highs in Paris at 29°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

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London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

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.
Head to Covent Garden and DM Bespoke Jewelleryfor some retail therapy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Gallery and Buckingham Palace. And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, contemplate the long history of Clarence House, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye.

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You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in August: highs in London hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Benidorm.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Benidorm, Spain

— 4 nights
A major seaside resort on the famous Costa Blanca, Benidorm was built compactly, thanks to the foresight of a local government administrator in the 1960s, who had a vision for a holiday destination that would grow upwards.
You'll get in some beach time at Playa Cala Tio Ximo and Poniente Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at MARQ Museo Arqueologico de Alicante and El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Benidorm: Alicante (Castillo de Santa Barbara & Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante (MACA)). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Playa de Levante, buy something for everyone on your list at Centro Comercial La Marina, and meet the residents at Mundomar.

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You can fly from London to Benidorm in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Benidorm. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Benidorm reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Benidorm

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Beaches · Outdoors

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