23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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23 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  14 h
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
6
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
8
Bath, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
9
Geneva, Switzerland
— Few hours
Train:  7 h
10
Venice, Italy
— Few hours
Train:  2 h 15 min
11
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
12
Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 15 min
13
Vatican City, Italy
— 1 night
Subway:  15 min
14
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Singapore, Singapore

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya). Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Suma Beach and then kick back and relax at Florya Sahil Parkı.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Istanbul travel planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Istanbul is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Istanbul, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Singapore in November, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 17°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Florya Sahil Parkı ©
Florya Sahil Parkı

1
night
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.
To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Budapest trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Istanbul to Budapest takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December, Budapest is little chillier than Istanbul - with highs of 4°C and lows of -2°C. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank

1
night
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 2nd (Sat), don't miss a visit to Old Town Square.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague online itinerary creator.

Getting from Budapest to Prague by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. December in Prague sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lesser Town
Lesser Town
Lobkowicz Palace ©
Lobkowicz Palace

1
night
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take a stroll through Haidhausen and then stroll through Roberto Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Munich travel itinerary creator.

Do a combination of train, flight, and bus from Prague to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Munich sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Munich

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Roberto Beach
Highlights from your plan
Haidhausen ©
Haidhausen

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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 5th (Tue): wander the streets of Red Light District, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Anne Frank House and then take a stroll through The Jordaan.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary builder.

Do a combination of train and flight from Munich to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Munich in December: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 9°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Palace of Versailles and Louvre Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and Île de la Cité. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Musée d'Orsay, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, take a stroll through Le Marais, and steep yourself in history at Place de la Bastille.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take a stroll through Westminster. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Thames River and then take a stroll through Greenwich.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our London custom trip planner.

Take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. December in London sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Tue) before leaving for Bath.

Things to do in London

Neighborhoods Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Greenwich ©
Greenwich
Westminster ©
Westminster
Speed Boats Tours

1
night
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 12th (Tue), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bath online itinerary creator.

Getting from London to Bath by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from London in December, plan for little chillier days in Bath, with highs around 7°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Bath

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Highlights from your plan
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

few
hours
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Geneva travel planner.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and bus from Bath to Geneva in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Bath to Geneva is 1 hour. Traveling from Bath in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 0°C in Geneva. On the 13th (Wed), you'll travel to Venice.

Things to do in Geneva

Nightlife Museums Parks

few
hours
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.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Geneva to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Geneva in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Venice: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 1°C at night. On the 14th (Thu), you'll travel to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nightlife Outdoors

1
night
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 14th (Thu): head outdoors with Tuscany.Bike Rent & Tours, then examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia, and then do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Malenchini.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Florence itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in December, you will find days in Florence are a bit warmer (15°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Medici Villa of Lilliano
Highlights from your plan
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Medici Villa of Lilliano ©
Medici Villa of Lilliano
Tuscany.Bike Rent & Tours ©
Tuscany.Bike Rent & Tours

1
night
Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 15th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Regionale Migliarino San Rossore Massaciuccoli, see the interesting displays at Palazzo Blu, and then wander the streets of Borgo Stretto.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Pisa travel itinerary planner.

Take a train from Florence to Pisa in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Pisa sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Vatican City.

Things to do in Pisa

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Blu ©
Palazzo Blu

1
night
Vatican City, Italy

Vatican City
Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Sistine Chapel, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Vatican City vacation trip planner.

Getting from Pisa to Vatican City by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December in Vatican City, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Vatican City

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Sistine Chapel ©
Sistine Chapel

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Passeggiata di Gianicolo and Treno e Scooter Vespa Rent. Popular historic sites such as Palatine Hill and Colosseum are in your itinerary. When in Rome, make a side trip to see Oasi Naturista in Lido di Ostia, approximately 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Pantheon, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Foro di Augusto, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale San Paolo Fuori le Mura.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome sightseeing planner.

Rome is just a stone's throw from Vatican City. In December, daytime highs in Rome are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Oasi Naturista
Highlights from your plan
Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura ©
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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