8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Benidorm, Spain
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Istanbul, Turkey

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

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New Delhi, India to Istanbul is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier 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 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Paris, France

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, then explore the historical opulence of Palace of Versailles, and then make a trip to La Galerie des Batailles. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

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You can fly from Istanbul to Paris in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in August, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 29°C and lows about 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

London, United Kingdom

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye.

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Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in August, you will find days in London are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Benidorm.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites

Benidorm, Spain

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.
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Traveling by flight from London to Benidorm takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Benidorm is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Benidorm reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Benidorm

Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks · Tours