18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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18 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Montevideo, Uruguay
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Hamburg, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
5
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Bergen, Norway
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Stockholm, Sweden
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
8
Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
9
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
10
Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
11
Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
12
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Montevideo, Uruguay

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day
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona travel planner.

Montevideo, Uruguay to Barcelona is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Montevideo to Barcelona is 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Montevideo in June: highs in Barcelona hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Zurich, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and then wander the streets of Old Town.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Zurich road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in June; daily highs in Zurich reach 27°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
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Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally make a trip to StaromEstske namEsti.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Prague online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June in Prague, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

1
night
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the galleries of Miniatur Wunderland and then admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Hamburg.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Hamburg sightseeing planning site .

Fly from Prague to Hamburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums
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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg

1
night
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 26th (Wed), take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, then pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue), then take in the waterfront at Nyhavn, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken).

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip planner.

You can fly from Hamburg to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

1
night
Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), then get to know the fascinating history of Bryggen, then take in the waterfront at Fish Market, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bergen trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Bergen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Copenhagen in June: highs in Bergen hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Bergen

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

1
night
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Royal Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Storkyrkan, then take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, and finally examine the collection at Skansen.

To find out how to plan a trip to Stockholm, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Bergen to Stockholm in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Bergen in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Stockholm, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

1
night
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
On the 29th (Sat), admire the striking features of Temppeliaukion Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki itinerary planner .

You can fly from Stockholm to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the train to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
On the 30th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Peterhof Grand Palace and then admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum. On your second day here, examine the collection at Russian Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savior on the Spilled Blood, then examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peter and Paul Cathedral.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg road trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Helsinki to St. Petersburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Helsinki to St. Petersburg is 1 hour. In June in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood

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night
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Palace of Culture and Science, stroll through Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, then admire the masterpieces at Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Warsaw Uprising Fighters, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Warsaw trip planner .

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Warsaw takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Warsaw due to the time zone difference. July in Warsaw sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©

1
night
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, then get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To plan Krakow vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Warsaw to Krakow by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. July in Krakow sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites
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Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, wander the streets of Trastevere, make a trip to Spanish Steps, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome visit planner .

Fly from Krakow to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, Rome is somewhat warmer than Krakow - with highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C. On the 8th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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