10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Chennai, India
Fly:  13 h
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Chennai, India

1
night
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 24th (Tue): admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally contemplate the long history of Galata Tower.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Istanbul online trip maker.

Chennai, India to Istanbul is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Istanbul. Traveling from Chennai in December, expect Istanbul to be cooler, temps between 7°C and 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Galata Tower ©
Galata Tower

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.
On the 25th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, thendon't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest online trip planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Budapest by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Budapest, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Budapest, with lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

1
night
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 26th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, thenbrowse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Vienna road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, thensnap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Prague day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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.
On the 28th (Sat), make a trip to Place de la Concorde, thensteep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, thencontemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Prague in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Paris, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Paris in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rome: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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