17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
7
Paris, France
— 2 nights
8
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights

2
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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.
You've now added Budapest Shooting to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Fri), contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, thensteep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, and finally have fun at Budapest Shooting. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, thenpause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Budapest online holiday planner.

Lucknow, India to Budapest is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Lucknow in April, with highs in Budapest at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally make a trip to Piazza San Marco. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, don't miss a visit to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), steep yourself in history at Chiesa di San Zaccaria, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, thentake in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and finally explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Budapest to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Venice when traveling from Budapest in April, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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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 6th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, thendon't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thentake in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, thenadmire the masterpieces at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Florence trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Florence are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria della Vittoria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, thenmake a trip to Piazza Navona, thencontemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip maker site.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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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 10th (Sat): browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, thenwalk around Parc Guell, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, thenwander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

Fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 12th (Mon), meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, wander the streets of Alfama, and then contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, thendon't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and finally appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. April in Lisbon sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, thenadmire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, thenshop like a local with Champs-Elysees, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Paris online trip maker.

Fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lisbon in April, with highs in Paris at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our London travel planner.

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: 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. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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