26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Edirne, Turkey
— 1 night
2
Fethiye, Turkey
— 1 night
3
Konya, Turkey
— 2 nights
4
Manavgat, Turkey
— 2 nights
5
Antalya, Turkey
— 3 nights
6
Selcuk, Turkey
— 1 night
7
Bodrum City, Turkey
— 2 nights
8
Fira, Greece
— 3 nights
9
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
10
Bled, Slovenia
— 3 nights

1
night
Edirne, Turkey

Edirne ©
Edirne is a city in the northwestern Turkish province of Edirne in the region of East Thrace, close to Turkey's borders with Greece and Bulgaria. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Eski Cami and then admire the landmark architecture of Selimiye Mosque.

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Vancouver, Canada to Edirne is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 11 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Fethiye.

Things to do in Edirne

Historic Sites Museums
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Selimiye Mosque ©
Selimiye Mosque
Beyazid II Kulliyesi Health Museum ©
Beyazid II Kulliyesi Health Museum
Beyazit II Mosque Complex ©
Beyazit II Mosque Complex

1
night
Fethiye, Turkey

Fethiye ©
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
On the 7th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Ancient Rock Tombes, stop by Anadolu el Sanatlari, and then contemplate the long history of Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Tayyareci Fethi Bey Aniti, thendelve into the distant past at Caunos Tombs of the Kings, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dalyan Nehri.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Fethiye itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Edirne to Fethiye takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Fethiye sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Konya.

Things to do in Fethiye

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marmaris
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Ancient Rock Tombes ©
Ancient Rock Tombes
Caunos Tombs of the Kings ©
Caunos Tombs of the Kings
Old Town ©
Old Town

2
nights
Konya, Turkey

Konya ©
The Anatolian city of Konya is overrun with intellectual students, cultural events, and historical sites.
Popular historic sites such as Aziziye Cami and Serafettin Camii are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Sems-i Tebrizi Tomb & Mosque and Alaeddin Mosque. Take a break from Konya with a short trip to Esrefoglu Mosque in Beysehir, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Selimiye Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Konyanuma Panorama Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Sahip Ata Muzesi ve Camii, and examine the collection at İstiklal Harbi Şehitleri Abidesi.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Konya attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Fethiye to Konya takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Fethiye in October: high temperatures in Konya hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Manavgat.

Things to do in Konya

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Meram, Iplikci Camii, Esrefoglu Mosque, İstiklal Harbi Şehitleri Abidesi
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Aziziye Cami ©
Aziziye Cami
Sems-i Tebrizi Tomb & Mosque ©
Sems-i Tebrizi Tomb & Mosque
Esrefoglu Mosque ©
Esrefoglu Mosque

2
nights
Manavgat, Turkey

Manavgat ©
Nestled between the Taurus Mountains and the sun-kissed beaches of the Mediterranean coastline, Manavgat serves as a regional center of tourism, offering easy access to a long stretch of sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Aspendos Ruins and Theater, thendelve into the distant past at Ancient Theater, and then contemplate the long history of Phaselis. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Side Antik Kenti, make a trip to Vespasianus Aniti, thensee the interesting displays at Side Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mrk. Kulliye Cami.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Manavgat trip planner.

You can take a bus from Konya to Manavgat in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Konya in October; daily highs in Manavgat reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Antalya.

Things to do in Manavgat

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Phaselis, Aspendos Ruins and Theater
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Aspendos Ruins and Theater ©
Aspendos Ruins and Theater
Side Antik Kenti ©
Side Antik Kenti
Side Museum ©
Side Museum

3
nights
Antalya, Turkey

Antalya ©
Offering both sandy beaches packed with modern amenities and a historical town center filled with Roman ruins and Ottoman mosques, Antalya serves as one of the country's major tourist destinations.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Perge Ancient City and Olympos Ruins. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Termessos Ruins and Kursunlu Waterfalls. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Hadrian's Gate, stop by Lidya Suzani Carpet Gallery, take in the waterfront activity at Old City Marina, and see the interesting displays at Antalya Muzesi.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Antalya road trip app.

You can drive from Manavgat to Antalya in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Antalya sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Selcuk.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Olympos Ruins
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Perge Ancient City ©
Perge Ancient City
Olympos Ruins ©
Olympos Ruins
Termessos Ruins ©
Termessos Ruins

1
night
Selcuk, Turkey

Selcuk ©
An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): delve into the distant past at The Basilica of Saint John, see the interesting displays at Ephesus Museum, explore the ancient world of Public Latrine, thenexplore the ancient world of Ephesus Terrace Houses, thenexplore the ancient world of Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, and finally delve into the distant past at Bibliotheque de Celsus.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Selcuk trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Antalya to Selcuk takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Antalya in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Selcuk, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Museums
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Public Latrine ©
Public Latrine
Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu ©
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu

2
nights
Bodrum City, Turkey

Bodrum City ©
More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): examine the collection at Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castle of St. Peter, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kizilhisarli Mustafa Pasa Camii, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Yalikavak Marina. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Kumbahce Sahili and then kick back and relax at Gun Batimi Plaji.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bodrum City trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Selcuk to Bodrum City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Bodrum City when traveling from Selcuk in October, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Gun Batimi Plaji, Yalikavak Marina
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Yalikavak Marina ©
Yalikavak Marina
Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology ©
Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology
Castle of St. Peter ©
Castle of St. Peter

3
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Akrotiri LightHouse and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. Step off the beaten path and head to Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral and Perivolos. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, take in the exciting artwork at Thiras Art Gallery, do a tasting at Santo Winery, and step into the grandiose world of Castelli of Emporio.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Fira vacation maker site.

Ride a ferry from Bodrum City to Fira in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bodrum City to Fira due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Bodrum City, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Fira, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Santorini, Castelli of Emporio, Perivolos, Speed Boats Tours, Akrotiri LightHouse
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Akrotiri LightHouse ©
Akrotiri LightHouse
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos

2
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Lower Lakes and Rastoke. Popular historic sites such as Sokolac Castle and Dvorac Bosilje/ Stari grad Bosiljevo are in your itinerary. Step out of Plitvice Lakes National Park to go to Ogulin and see Ivanina Kuca Bajke, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Gradinsko Lake, admire the sheer force of Great Cascades, and take in the dramatic natural features at Veliki Prstavac.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Plitvice Lakes National Park planning website.

Traveling by flight from Fira to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ivanina Kuca Bajke, Dvorac Bosilje/ Stari grad Bosiljevo, Rastoke, Sokolac Castle
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Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap
Sokolac Castle ©
Sokolac Castle
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes

3
nights
Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Church of St. Michael. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) and Predjama Castle. Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Ljubljana (Room Escape Games, Prešeren Square, &more) and Ravelnik Open Air Museum (in Bovec). The adventure continues: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bled trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Bled in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. October in Bled sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Ljubljana, Predjama Castle, Ravelnik Open Air Museum, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem)
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) ©
Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem)

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