8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: Sydney, Australia

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: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, steep yourself in history at Basilica Cistern, and explore the world behind art at Chora Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul travel planner.

Sydney, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 20- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Istanbul is minus 7 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in Istanbul at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rome trip planning site.

Getting from Istanbul to Rome by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Istanbul to Rome, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. April in Rome sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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

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