10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Kherson, Ukraine
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly + Subway:  5 h 30 min
5
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Kherson, Ukraine

2
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
On the 7th (Fri), examine the collection at Skansen, have a blast at Grona Lunds Tivoli, and then find something for the whole family at Junibacken. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Drottningholm Palace, then take in panoramic vistas at Stockholm City Hall, then step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, and finally get engrossed in the history at Nordiska Museet.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Stockholm vacation planner.

Kherson, Ukraine to Stockholm is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kherson to Stockholm. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kherson in August: high temperatures in Stockholm hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Grona Lunds Tivoli ©
Grona Lunds Tivoli
Junibacken ©
Junibacken

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 9th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, then don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Playa de La Barceloneta, walk around Parc Guell, and then get your game on at The Witching Hour Room Escape.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to Barcelona in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Stockholm - with highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
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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

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 11th (Tue), explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Venice online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Venice when traveling from Barcelona in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to 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

1
night
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 12th (Wed): contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, then make a trip to Trevi Fountain, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rome, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
night
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): wander the streets of Plaka, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Rome to Athens takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Rome to Athens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Rome in August, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami . Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, and then get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip builder site.

Fly from Athens to Istanbul in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Athens to Istanbul. Traveling from Athens in August, things will get a bit cooler in Istanbul: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

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