Route & dates
Start: Detroit, United States
Fly: 12 h 45 min
Rome, Italy— 10 nights
Fly: 5 h
Budapest, Hungary— 10 nights
Fly: 14 h 15 min
End: Detroit, United States
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, visit Trastevere, and don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.
To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rome online day trip planner.
Detroit, USA to Rome is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Detroit to Rome due to the time zone difference. June in Rome sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Budapest.
Things to do in Rome
Vatican City, Tivoli
Pearl of the Danube
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.Get out of town with these interesting Budapest side-trips: Eger (Dobo Square, Eger Castle, &more). There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).
To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest online journey planner.
Traveling by flight from Rome to Budapest takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rome in June, expect Budapest to be little chillier, temps between 79°F and 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.
Things to do in Budapest
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