10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Matthias Church and then make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and finally snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest trip planning app.

Muscat, Oman to Budapest is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Muscat to Budapest is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Muscat in October, things will get cooler in Budapest: highs are around 19°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): visit Lesser Town, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Prague attractions planner.

Fly from Budapest to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Budapest in October, plan for slightly colder days in Prague, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Paris.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Paris, France — 2 nights

City of Light

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 19th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Paris road trip planning app.

Fly from Prague to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in October, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 1 night

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 21st (Fri), wander the streets of Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, then admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and finally walk around Parc Guell.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner.

Fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 26°C and lows about 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Rome.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then admire the striking features of Pantheon, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and then explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rome tour planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Rome by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in October, plan for little chillier nights in Rome, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Istanbul.
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Istanbul, Turkey — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, then admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally get engrossed in the history at Galata Tower.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Rome to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Istanbul is 2 hours. Traveling from Rome in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 26°C. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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