18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Bremen, Germany
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Van Gogh Museum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Zandvoort aan Zee (in Zandvoort) and Scheveningen Beach (in Scheveningen). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, stop by The Jordaan, take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, and see the interesting displays at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam tour planner.

Tegucigalpa, Honduras to Amsterdam is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Tegucigalpa in April; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Bremen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

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Bremen, Germany

— 1 night

Short-Way City

A rather long and narrow city spread along both sides of the Weser River, Bremen has more than a thousand years of history.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (St. Petri Dom), admire the striking features of Bremer Rathaus, don't miss a visit to Marktplatz, then get outside with Die Komplette Palette, and finally admire the natural beauty at Botanika.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bremen trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Bremen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Bremen

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Berlin, Germany

— 2 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, then pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, then take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, and finally admire the striking features of Reichstag Building.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Berlin online trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Bremen to Berlin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

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Prague, Czech Republic

— 1 night

City of a Hundred Spires

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 7th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally visit Lesser Town.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Paris.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Paris, France

— 3 nights

City of Light

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.
Get in touch with nature at Île de la Cité and Scuba & Snorkeling. Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Change things up with a short trip to Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups in Chatenay-Malabry (about 32 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paris online visit planner.

You can fly from Prague to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trips

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Barcelona, Spain

— 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 12th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then walk around Parc Guell, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Monastery of Sant Pau del Camp.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in April, expect Barcelona to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll explore and learn at Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Royal Palace of Madrid and Casco Historico de Toledo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Toledo (Catedral Primada & El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, look for all kinds of wild species at PARAMAX Escuela de Buceo y Rescate, get a taste of the local shopping with Gran Via, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Madrid, with lows around 9°C. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wineries

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