25 days in Europe Itinerary

25 days in Europe Itinerary

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25 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Orlando, United States
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
6
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
9
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Orlando, United States

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at Avenida da Liberdade and then take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, appreciate the extensive heritage of Belém Tower, then wander the streets of Rossio Square, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planner .

Orlando, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Orlando to Lisbon, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, Lisbon is slightly colder than Orlando - with highs of 81°F and lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera, stroll around Parc Guell, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Picasso.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Barcelona route planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in October, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Catacombe di San Callisto and Palatine Hill. Visit St. Peter's Basilica and Villa Adriana for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Foro di Augusto, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rome tour itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Rome, with lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Basilica Cistern. Popular historic sites such as Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Rumeli Fortress are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, and take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Istanbul tour itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Rome to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Rome to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rome in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, then explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), then admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya. 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), steep yourself in history at Hősök tere, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Budapest online travel planner .

Fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Istanbul to Budapest, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Istanbul in October, plan for little chillier days in Budapest, with highs around 61°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

2
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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
On the 12th (Sat), admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, then see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's on the Bank (Maria Am Gestade).

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary website .

Take a train from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Katedrala Svateho Vita, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at The Vrtba Garden. On your second day here, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then view the masterpieces at Lobkowicz Palace, and finally wander the streets of Lesser Town.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Prague holiday app .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Prague, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Katedrala Svateho Vita ©
Katedrala Svateho Vita
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

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Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 16th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Leidseplein, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

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You can fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
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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.
Head to Champs-Elysees and Le Maraisfor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palace of Versailles and Louvre Museum. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary site .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. October in Paris sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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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.
Kilmainham Gaol and Guinness Storehouse will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Saint Patrick's Cathedral and Grafton Street. There's still lots to do: ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, take in the exciting artwork at National Gallery of Ireland, don't miss a visit to St. Michan's Church, and take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dublin trip builder .

You can fly from Paris to Dublin in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Dublin is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Paris, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Dublin, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Saint Patrick's Cathedral ©
Saint Patrick's Cathedral

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