11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

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11 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
Fly:  16​h
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  18​h 45​min
End: Jakarta, Indonesia

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 (Mon): explore the world behind art at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, then take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, then take a stroll through Ortakoy, and finally get engrossed in the history at Rumeli Fortress. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, and finally explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul trip itinerary app .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Istanbul is an approximately 16-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time to Eastern European Time is minus 4 hours. When traveling from Jakarta in September, plan for much colder days and about the same nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, contemplate the long history of Hősök tere, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Halaszbastya. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Vaci Street, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then wander the streets of Andrassy Avenue, and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest holiday planning tool .

Fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest. Traveling from Istanbul in September, plan for colder nights in Budapest, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

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.
On the 20th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Katedrala Svateho Vita, then contemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock, then wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Lesser Town, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Vrtba Garden, take in the exciting artwork at Lobkowicz Palace, stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, then take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, and finally examine the collection at Prasna brana.

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You can fly from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Budapest, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Prague, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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 22nd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, then shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, then explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, and finally wander the streets of Le Marais. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, then take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and finally explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris holiday website .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Paris are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

1
night
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 24th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, make a trip to Piazza Navona, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Callisto, then contemplate the long history of Colosseum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rome trip site .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, Rome is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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