9 days in Europe Itinerary

9 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Istanbul, Turkey
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 day
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Istanbul, Turkey

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul day trip planning app.

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major aiports are Istanbul Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. In September, daytime highs in Istanbul are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the activities along Canal Grande, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Venice is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Venice, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere 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 22nd (Tue): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rome planning website.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Rome, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

1
night
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 23rd (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally stroll around Parc Guell.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, then explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, then contemplate the long history of Christ Church Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Merrion Square. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, then stroll around St Stephens Green, and then wander the streets of Temple Bar.

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You can fly from Barcelona to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Barcelona in September, expect Dublin to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
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.
On the 26th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, then take in nature's colorful creations at Wallenstein garden, and then take a stroll through Lesser Town.

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Getting from Dublin to Prague by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Traveling from Dublin to Prague, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September in Prague, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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