22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
2
Goreme, Turkey
— 3 nights
3
Pamukkale, Turkey
— 2 nights
4
Leon, Spain
— 1 night
5
Paris, France
— 5 nights
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights


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4
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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, and explore the world behind art at Chora Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul road trip planning website.

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major aiports are Istanbul Airport, Atatürk International Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. In May in Istanbul, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 24 — 28:
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

3
nights
Goreme, Turkey

Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Go for a jaunt from Goreme to Mustafapasa to see Gomeda Vadisi about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Goreme National Park, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, explore the historical opulence of Uchisar Castle, and stop by Arts & Crafts Cappadocia.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Goreme vacation maker app.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Goreme takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Goreme, with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Goreme

Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Gomeda Vadisi, Uchisar Castle
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Off-Road Tours
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides

2
nights
Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale ©
A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
On the 1st (Mon), stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Hierapolis, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Kaklik Cave.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pamukkale online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Goreme to Pamukkale in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Leon.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 2:
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Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Anatolia Cemetery ©
Anatolia Cemetery

1
night
Leon, Spain

Leon ©
León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. On the 3rd (Wed), steep yourself in history at Guias Legio, take in the spiritual surroundings of La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon, then steep yourself in history at Convento de las Concepcionistas, then contemplate the long history of Parroquia Nuestra Senora Del Mercado, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral.

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

Getting from Pamukkale to Leon by flight takes about 13 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Leon

Historic Sites
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Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral ©
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon ©
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon
Parroquia Nuestra Senora Del Mercado ©
Parroquia Nuestra Senora Del Mercado

5
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take a stroll through Montmartre, and shop like a local with Le Marais.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Leon to Paris takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Leon in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Paris, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

6
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Keukenhof (in Lisse) and Molen De Adriaan Museum (in Haarlem). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and walk around Vondelpark.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Keukenhof, Molen De Adriaan Museum
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 14:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark

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