17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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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 14th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, don't miss a visit to Shoes on the Danube Bank, 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.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Budapest trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Budapest is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in April; daily highs in Budapest reach 20°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums

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Venice, Italy

City of Romance

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

Fly from Budapest to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Budapest in April, Venice is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

2
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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 18th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Florence online vacation maker.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

2
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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.
On the 20th (Tue), admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

2
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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 22nd (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar.

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You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Barcelona are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

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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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, and take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Barcelona to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in April, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around 18°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum. On the next day, explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), examine the collection at Anne Frank House, then contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Bloemenmarkt, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam vacation planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In April in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Prague trip website.

Fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods