18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
4
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
7
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights

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 15th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia Museum, thendon't miss a visit to Hippodrome, and finally admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, and finally get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Istanbul road trip website.

Singapore, Singapore to Istanbul is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Singapore to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in March, expect Istanbul to be cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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): test your team's savvy at E-Exit Escape Game, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, thensee the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, thenget a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest road trip site.

Getting from Istanbul to Budapest by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Budapest due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in March, expect colder with lows of °C in Budapest. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Heroes' Square ©
Heroes' Square

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): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, thenget great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your team's savvy at Breakout Prague - Real Life Escape Games, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Invisible Exhibition - Neviditelna vystava, and finally try out the rides at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Prague trip builder tool.

You can drive from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. When traveling from Budapest in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Prague: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Fun & Games Theme Parks
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Breakout Prague - Real Life Escape Games ©
Breakout Prague - Real Life Escape Games
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.
On the 21st (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, thenbrowse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, thensnap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Venice vacation planning tool.

You can fly from Prague to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Venice: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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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): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, thenadmire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, thendelve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. March in Rome sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. 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
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, thenstroll around Parc Guell, thenget your game on at Enigmik Escape Room, and finally browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough 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 Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, and then admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): stroll around Phoenix Park, walk around St Stephens Green, and then wander the streets of Temple Bar.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Dublin trip planning tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Dublin is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in March, with highs in Dublin at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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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): put a fun spin on your tour with Mystery City Games, have some family-friendly fun at Museumphoto, admire the masterpieces at De Nieuwe Kerk, thentake an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and finally get outside with Hotel Scooters. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht).

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dublin to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Tours Outdoors
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Mystery City Games ©
Mystery City Games
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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