16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Mumbai, India

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Venice holiday planning tool .

Mumbai, India to Venice is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Venice. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in October; daily highs in Venice reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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

2
nights
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 18th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Pitti Palace, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Florence route app .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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.
On the 20th (Sun), make a trip to Trevi Fountain, admire the striking features of Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, admire the landmark architecture of Vatican Museums, and then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome route website .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Rome are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then stroll around Parc Guell, and then examine the collection at Museo Picasso.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Barcelona tour itinerary builder site .

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 24th (Thu), make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then take a stroll through Belém Tower, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril, take in nature's colorful creations at Quinta da Regaleira, then appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Lisbon online attractions planner .

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Western European Time is minus 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Lisbon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): head off the coast to Île de la Cité, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the striking features of Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary site .

Getting from Lisbon to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, Paris is little chillier than Lisbon - with highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

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

2
nights
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.
On the 28th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, then snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Ben. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Westminster Abbey, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, and finally ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read London online tour planner .

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. October in London sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
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 30th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then take an in-depth tour of Van Gogh Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planner .

Getting from London to Amsterdam by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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