18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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18 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Oakland, United States
Drive + Fly:  19​h
1
Bucharest, Romania
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Kranjska Gora, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
4
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  3​h
5
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  4​h
7
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Oakland, United States

2
nights
Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
You've added Unirii Square, Macca Villacrosse Passage, Biserica Stavropoleos, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take a stroll through Old Town, get to know the fascinating history of Lipscani, stroll through Carol Park (Liberty Park), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Patriarchal Cathedral, then get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, and finally admire the striking features of Palatul CEC. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience the thrill of a live performance at Romanian Athenaeum, learn more about the world around you at Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History, then stroll through Herăstrău Park, then see the interesting displays at Village Museum (Muzeul Satului), and finally don't miss a visit to Unirii Square.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bucharest custom trip planner.

Oakland, USA to Bucharest is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 10 hours. In September in Bucharest, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 53°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Wed) before leaving for Budapest.

Things to do in Bucharest

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Herăstrău Park ©
Herăstrău Park
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery
Romanian Athenaeum (Ateneul Roman) ©

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Music Fountain, Margaret Island, Matthias Church, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Anonymus Szobor (Anonymous' Statue), admire the landmark architecture of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then pause for some photo ops at Ronald Reagan Statue, and finally indulge your taste buds at Hold Utca Food Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): make a trip to Kossuth Lajos Square, steep yourself in history at Citadella, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, ponder the design of Matthias Fountain, then get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, and finally snap pictures at Chain Bridge (Szechenyi lanchid).

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Bucharest to Budapest by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bucharest to Budapest. Traveling from Bucharest in September, expect nights in Budapest to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are little chillier, around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
nights
Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

Kranjska Gora
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora vacation planner.

Drive from Budapest to Kranjska Gora in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Budapest in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kranjska Gora: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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3
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes VizioVirtu Cioccolateria, Canal Grande, Cannaregio, and other attractions. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, admire the striking features of Porta della Carta, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally catch a live performance at Teatro la Fenice.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Venice travel planner.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kranjska Gora in September, with highs in Venice at 77°F and lows at 60°F. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

1
night
Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Casino Square, Monte Carlo Harbor and Le Métropole Shopping Center. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Le Métropole Shopping Center, then take in the waterfront at Monte Carlo Harbor, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Casino Square.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Monte-Carlo trip generator.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Venice to Monte-Carlo in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September in Monte-Carlo, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 65°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Paris.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Shopping Historic Sites
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Metropole Shopping Monte-Carlo ©
Metropole Shopping Monte-Carlo
Casino Square ©
Casino Square
Monte Carlo Harbor ©
Monte Carlo Harbor

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
You've added Musée Rodin, Eiffel Tower, Sainte-Chapelle, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the lay of the land with SANDEMANs NEW Paris, Free Walking Tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Monte-Carlo to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Monte-Carlo in September, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 71°F and lows about 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Le Marais ©
Le Marais

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes St. James's Park, Tower Bridge, Westminster Abbey, and other attractions. On the 24th (Sun), make a trip to Tower of London and then take in the views from Tower Bridge. Keep things going the next day: get the lay of the land with SANDEMANs NEW London, Free Walking Tour, admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, then admire the natural beauty at Buckingham Palace, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at St. James's Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the London holiday planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Nightlife Tours
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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