16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
+2
Fly + bus + train:  5​h 45​min
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + ferry:  6​h 30​min
3
Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
+3
ferry + foot + bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
+2
train + shuttle + Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
+3
train + bus + shuttle + Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Paris, France
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
8
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
End: Reykjavik, Iceland

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): don't miss a visit to Charles Bridge, contemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Prague Castle, and finally wander the streets of Old Town Square.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Prague road trip site .

Eindhoven, The Netherlands to Prague is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. July in Prague sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Old Town Square ©
Old Town Square
Prague Zoo ©
Prague Zoo
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich and then enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, then pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Zurich travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Zurich are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

2
nights
Hvar, Croatia

Hvar ©
The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, step off the mainland to explore Jerolim, and then wander the streets of Milna. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Cathedral and then step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Hvar trip maker website .

Getting from Zurich to Hvar by combination of flight and ferry takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in July: high temperatures in Hvar hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Nature Beaches
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Dubovica ©
Dubovica
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Milna ©
Milna

2
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.
On the 8th (Mon), kick back and relax at Bahia del Sole and then kick back and relax at Sabbia e Sale Feeling Beach. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the striking features of Doge's Palace.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Venice trip planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Hvar to Venice takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Hvar in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Venice, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bahia del Sole, Sabbia e Sale Feeling Beach
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Bahia del Sole ©
Bahia del Sole
Sabbia e Sale Feeling Beach ©
Sabbia e Sale Feeling Beach

2
nights
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 10th (Wed), stroll through La Barceloneta and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Park Guell and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planning app .

Getting from Venice to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
La Barceloneta ©
La Barceloneta
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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.
On the 12th (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Barcelona in July, with highs in Paris at 30°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

1
night
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): stroll through Seapoint Beach, stroll through St. Stephen's Green, and then steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): stroll through Sandymount Strand.

Discover how to plan a Dublin trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Dublin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Dublin. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Paris in July: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 23°C and lows are around 12°C. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Seapoint Beach ©
Seapoint Beach
Sandymount Strand ©
Sandymount Strand
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol

2
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 15th (Mon), stroll through Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach, then browse the exhibits of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Reykjavik visit planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Reykjavik in 6 hours. When traveling from Dublin in July, plan for little chillier days in Reykjavik, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach ©
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

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