18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
2
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
4
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Elixir Mystery (Real Escape Adventure). Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, thentake some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, thentest your problem-solving skills at Elixir Mystery (Real Escape Adventure), and finally take a stroll through Lesser Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Hradcany, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Prague tour itinerary site.

If you are flying in from Czech Republic, the closest major aiports are Václav Havel Airport Prague, Brno-Tuřany Airport and Ostrava Leos Janáček Airport. In January, daily temperatures in Prague can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games
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Elixir Mystery (Real Escape Adventure) ©
Elixir Mystery (Real Escape Adventure)
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum and then take an in-depth tour of Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery, thenexamine the collection at Topography of Terror, and finally make a trip to Gendarmenmarkt.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial of the Berlin Wall ©
Memorial of the Berlin Wall
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stop by The Jordaan, thenget engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Amsterdam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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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.
Wallace Collection and Westminster Abbey will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Gallery and Greenwich. Venture out of the city with trips to The Reindeer Centre (in Bethersden) and Joe's Bows (in Hernhill). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Westminster and take in panoramic vistas at Sky Garden.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read London road trip website.

You can fly from Amsterdam to London in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to London due to the time zone difference. In January in London, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in London

Neighborhoods Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Joe's Bows, The Reindeer Centre
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Joe's Bows ©
Joe's Bows
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take a stroll through Alfama, thendon't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and then explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): wander the streets of Rossio Square, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Quinta da Regaleira, and then admire the landmark architecture of Park and National Palace of Pena.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Lisbon online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from London to Lisbon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in January; daily highs in Lisbon reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Sintra
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Alfama ©
Alfama

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 17th (Fri), stroll around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then take a stroll through Las Ramblas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Claustro E Iglesia de la Concepcion, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona. In January, daytime highs in Barcelona are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Palatine Hill and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Rome to Camerata Nuova to see Ruderi di Camerata Vecchia about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Rome when traveling from Barcelona in January, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Ruderi di Camerata Vecchia
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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

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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 22nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue, steep yourself in history at Shoes on the Danube Bank, thencontemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square, thensee the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, and finally explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Budapest trip planner.

You can fly from Rome to Budapest in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, Budapest is little chillier than Rome - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank

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