13 days in Europe Itinerary

13 days in Europe Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey

— 1 night

Queen of Cities

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 27th (Mon): explore the galleries of Galata Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami . Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, then contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia Mosque, then delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, and finally hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul road trip site.

Singapore, Singapore to Istanbul is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Singapore to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. In September, Istanbul is a bit cooler than Singapore - with highs of 26°C and lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, then snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally examine the collection at House of Terror Museum. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, then pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Budapest trip planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Istanbul in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Budapest, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:

Vienna, Austria

— 2 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): examine the collection at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, make a trip to Heldenplatz, then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and finally explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 2:

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Vienna in October; daily highs in Rome reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:

Frankfurt, Germany

— 1 night

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 5th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Goethe House, take in nature's colorful creations at Palmengarten, then admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Liebieghaus.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Rome to Frankfurt in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, Frankfurt is slightly colder than Rome - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Prague.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, take in the views from Charles Bridge, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then visit Lesser Town, and finally contemplate the long history of Lobkowicz Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Old Royal Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and finally take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Frankfurt to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to fly to Warsaw.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 7:

Warsaw, Poland

— 2 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
On the 8th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Katyn Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Warsaw trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Prague to Warsaw by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9: