18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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18 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  14​h
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Singapore, Singapore

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.
On the 15th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, then take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), then don't miss a visit to Hippodrome (At Meydani), and finally admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, then contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern, and finally take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Istanbul is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Singapore to Istanbul. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in March; daily highs in Istanbul reach 14°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): get your game on at E- Exit Escape Game, appreciate the history behind Hősök tere, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then admire the striking features of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Halaszbastya. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Budapest tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Istanbul in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be colder in Budapest, with lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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E-Exit Escape Game ©
E-Exit Escape Game
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hősök tere ©
Hősök tere

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 19th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: have some family-friendly fun at Breakout Prague - Real Life Escape Games, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then have some family-friendly fun at Invisible Exhibition - Neviditelna vystava, and finally find something for the whole family at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Budapest in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Prague: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Fun & Games Theme Parks
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

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Traveling by flight from Prague to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Prague in March, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill. On the next day, browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rome online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to 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
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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 24th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, stroll around Parc Guell, then get your game on at Enigmik Escape Room, and finally pick up some local products at La Boqueria.

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Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Phoenix Park, stroll around St Stephens Green, and then make a trip to Temple Bar.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dublin trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Barcelona to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Dublin due to the time zone difference. In March, Dublin is little chillier than Barcelona - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): test your problem-solving skills at Mystery City Games, get your game on at Museumphoto, then admire the masterpieces at De Nieuwe Kerk, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and finally do sightseeing at your own pace with Hotel Scooters. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht).

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam sightseeing planner .

Fly from Dublin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Mystery City Games ©
Mystery City Games
Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto
Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) ©
Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht)

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