19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Singapore, Singapore
Subway + Fly:  14 h
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
6
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
8
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly + Subway:  16 h 45 min
End: Singapore, Singapore

3
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.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, steep yourself in history at Galata Tower, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Istanbul trip app.

Singapore, Singapore to Istanbul is an approximately 12- hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Singapore to Istanbul. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Istanbul reach 7°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 15:
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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 16th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, admire the striking features of Matthias Church, then get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Budapest road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Budapest is minus 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Istanbul in December since evenings lows in Budapest dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
nights
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 18th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): examine the collection at The Hofburg, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Vienna trip tool.

Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Vienna are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

2
nights
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 20th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Lesser Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then take some stellar pictures from Petřín.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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.
On the 22nd (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, then make a trip to Tower Bridge, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the London trip planner.

You can fly from Prague to London in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Prague to London due to the time zone difference. In December, London is a bit warmer than Prague - with highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and finally make a trip to Place de la Concorde. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Paris online road trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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 (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, stroll around Parc Guell, and then admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona road trip website.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in December: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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 28th (Sat), make a trip to Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rome holiday planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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