18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
2
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
6
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night


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2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Discover out-of-the-way places like National Archaeological Museum and Papagiannakos Winery. You'll explore and learn at Acropolis Museum and Benaki Museum. Take a break from Athens with a short trip to Temple of Poseidon in Sounio, about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Plaka, appreciate the history behind Submarine Monument, visit Monastiraki, and catch a live event at Panathenaic Stadium.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Athens trip itinerary builder tool.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Athens is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Athens, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Athens is little chillier than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Submarine Monument, Temple of Poseidon, Papagiannakos Winery
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum
Benaki Museum ©
Benaki Museum

3
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wine Tours & Tastings and War Photo Limited. Next up on the itinerary: visit Old Town, don't miss a visit to Love Stories Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dubrovnik day trip website.

You can fly from Athens to Dubrovnik in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In May, Dubrovnik is little chillier than Athens - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours · Wineries · Neighborhoods
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Wine Tours & Tastings
War Photo Limited ©
War Photo Limited
Old Town ©
Old Town

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.
You'll explore and learn at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum and Mining Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Matthias Church and Ferences Rendhaz es Templom. Change things up with these side-trips from Budapest: Matra Muzeum (in Gyongyos) and Neszmely Boat Museum (in Neszmely). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and stroll around Margaret Island.

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

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in May, expect little chillier with lows of 11°C in Budapest. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Gyongyos, Mining Museum, Neszmely Boat Museum
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Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum ©
Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
House of Terror Museum ©
House of Terror Museum

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Lobkowicz Palace and Retroautomuzeum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lesser Town and Spanish Synagogue. Venture out of the city with trips to Pamatnik Josefa Lady a jeho dcery Aleny (in Senohraby) and Military museum Lesany (in Tynec nad Sazavou). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, browse the exhibits of Powder Tower, take an in-depth tour of Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia - National Gallery Prague, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague road trip planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. When traveling from Budapest in May, plan for little chillier days in Prague, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Retroautomuzeum, Pamatnik Josefa Lady a jeho dcery Aleny, Military museum Lesany
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Lesser Town
Lesser Town
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

2
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Zaanse Schans and Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder. You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Frans Hals Museum (in Haarlem) and Museum BroekerVeiling (in Broek op Langedijk). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of The Jordaan, engage your brain at Body Worlds, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and admire the masterpieces at Willet-Holthuysen Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zaanse Schans, Frans Hals Museum, Museum BroekerVeiling
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Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

1
night
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.
On the 19th (Wed), admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, then don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Ben. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, then take a stroll through Westminster, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and finally contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read London trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Amsterdam to London in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In May in London, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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