24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
2
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
3
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
7
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
8
Paris, France
— 3 nights
9
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul road trip site.

Melbourne, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a -7 hour difference. In August, Istanbul is much warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

2
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
On the 18th (Tue), wander the streets of Old Town and then step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Rector's Palace, examine the collection at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, then look for gifts at Clara Stones, and finally get engrossed in the history at War Photo Limited.

Before you visit Dubrovnik, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Dubrovnik takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 20th (Thu), look for gifts at By Lyna Conceptstore, then appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and then contemplate the long history of Palazzo di Diocleziano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, and then stroll around Marjan Park.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Split itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Split takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Split can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

2
nights
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 22nd (Sat): admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Split to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Venice, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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 24th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then admire the striking features of Pantheon, and finally make a trip to Trevi Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, then admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Rome attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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 26th (Wed): make a trip to Casa Batllo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, walk around Parc Guell, and then explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planner.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Rome, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

2
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 28th (Fri), look for gifts at Drink-Shop Luzern, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and finally don't miss a visit to The Nine Towers. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne and then kick back and relax at Ufschotti Park.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lucerne trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Barcelona to Lucerne in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in August, things will get slightly colder in Lucerne: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Zurich
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Rigi ©
Rigi

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

You can plan Paris trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from Lucerne to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Paris are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

5
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, explore the world behind art at Tate Modern, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

Plan a London trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in London can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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