18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
5
Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
6
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
7
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
8
Stockholm, Sweden
— 1 night
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
10
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
11
Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Plaka, examine the collection at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, thendon't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, and finally admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait to Athens is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Kuwait City to Athens, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Kuwait City, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Athens, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology ©
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, thendelve into the distant past at Colosseum, thendelve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rome day trip app.

You can fly from Athens to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rome due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Rome when traveling from Athens in November, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): walk around Parc Guell, make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria. On the next day, wander the streets of Las Ramblas, thenhave fun at La Casa Vella - Flamenco in Barcelona, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona online road trip planner.

Fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. November in Barcelona sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 8th (Sun), walk around Parque del Retiro, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Madrid trip planner.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in November, things will get a bit cooler in Madrid: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

1
night
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Palacio de Cristal, get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, go for a stroll along the water at Cais da Ribeira, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally steep yourself in history at Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Porto trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Madrid to Porto in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Madrid to Porto, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Madrid in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Porto. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, stroll around St. James's Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, thentake in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Flight Experience London - Flight Simulator, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read London route site.

You can fly from Porto to London in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In November, London is a bit cooler than Porto - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 12th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, walk around Vondelpark, thentake an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Museumphoto.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Amsterdam takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Amsterdam is 1 hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark

1
night
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Skansen, have a blast at Grona Lunds Tivoli, and then explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Stockholm road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Stockholm takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in November, expect Stockholm to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Theme Parks Nightlife
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Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Skansen ©
Skansen
Grona Lunds Tivoli ©
Grona Lunds Tivoli

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 14th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, take in the views from Charles Bridge, let little ones run wild at Kampa Park, thenget to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden, and finally take a stroll through Lesser Town. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, thenget great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague trip builder.

Getting from Stockholm to Prague by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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.
On the 16th (Mon), browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), thendon't miss a visit to Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, thensnap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, thencontemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest visit planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. In November in Budapest, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hagia Sophia Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Istanbul trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Budapest to Istanbul by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Budapest in November: highs in Istanbul hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum

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