13 days in Europe Itinerary

13 days in Europe Itinerary

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13 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Keflavik, Iceland
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Jesolo, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Portogruaro, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Palmanova, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Trieste, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Piran, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Porec, Croatia
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  8​h 45​min
8
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Travel:  8​h 15​min
9
Hydra, Greece
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  17​h
10
Keflavik, Iceland
— 1 night
End: Keflavik, Iceland

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner .

Keflavik, Iceland to Venice is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Keflavik, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Jesolo.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Jesolo, Italy

Jesolo
Jesolo is a seaside resort town and comune in the province of Venice, Italy.GeographyThe town lies north of Venice, between Eraclea and Cavallino-Treporti. Start your trip to Jesolo by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Venice to Jesolo in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Jesolo are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You will leave for Portogruaro on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Jesolo

Nightlife Historic Sites Outdoors

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Portogruaro, Italy

Portogruaro ©
Portogruaro is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Venice, Veneto, northern Italy. On the 20th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia Benedettina Santa Maria in Silvis, don't miss a visit to Duomo di sant'Andrea, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Santo Stefano Protomartire, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Nazionale Concordiese, then make a trip to Palazzo dei Cento (o palazzo Municipale), and finally make a trip to Molini di Sant'Andrea.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Portogruaro trip website .

Traveling by car from Jesolo to Portogruaro takes an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Portogruaro can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Palmanova.

Things to do in Portogruaro

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Abbazia Benedettina Santa Maria in Silvis, Cattedrale di Santo Stefano Protomartire
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nazionale Concordiese ©
Museo Nazionale Concordiese

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Palmanova, Italy

Palmanova ©
Palmanova is a town and comune in northeastern Italy. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): make a trip to Palmanova Citta Fortezza, get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Aquileia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Aquileia, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Military Memorial Redipuglia, and finally examine the collection at Villa Manin.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Palmanova planning website .

Drive from Portogruaro to Palmanova in an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Trieste.

Things to do in Palmanova

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aquileia, Military Memorial Redipuglia, Villa Manin
Highlights from your plan
Villa Manin ©
Villa Manin
Military Memorial Redipuglia ©
Military Memorial Redipuglia

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Trieste, Italy

Trieste ©
Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): head outdoors with Grotta Gigante, then contemplate the waterfront views at Golfo di Trieste, and then make a trip to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Trieste trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Palmanova to Trieste in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Trieste are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Piran.

Things to do in Trieste

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Grotta Gigante
Highlights from your plan
Grotta Gigante ©
Grotta Gigante
Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia ©
Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia

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Piran, Slovenia

Piran ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): make a trip to Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. George, don't miss a visit to Piran Town Walls, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally Head underground at Skocjan Caves. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Duka Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parco Naturale delle Saline di Sicciole, then enjoy the sand and surf at Portoroz Beach, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum.

Start your trip to Piran by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Trieste to Piran in an hour. May in Piran sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Porec.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Koper, Portoroz
Highlights from your plan
Portoroz Beach ©
Portoroz Beach
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg) ©
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg)
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

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Porec, Croatia

Porec
With a scenic location along the Adriatic Sea and a basilica listed as a World Heritage Site, the ancient town of Porec represents the most visited tourist destination in Croatia.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): make a splash at Aquapark Istralandia. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of STARI GRAD, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port of Rovinj, then delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Euphrasius Basilica.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Porec trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Venice to Porec by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Porec

Outdoors Tours Parks

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nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, then see the interesting displays at Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, wander the streets of Plaka, and then make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Athens online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Porec to Athens in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porec to Athens. May in Athens sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hydra.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Hydra, Greece

Hydra ©
Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Profitis Ilias Monastery Hydra, then explore the world behind art at Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra, and then ride a horse along Harriets Hydra Horses. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Komiseos Theotokou Monastery, enjoy the sand and surf at Mandhraki Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vlichos Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hydra tour itinerary website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Athens to Hydra. In May, daytime highs in Hydra are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Keflavik.

Things to do in Hydra

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Harriets Hydra Horses ©
Harriets Hydra Horses
Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra ©
Mandraki Resort Beach ©
Mandraki Resort Beach

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Keflavik, Iceland

Keflavik ©
KeflavĂ­k is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. On the 29th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Viking World, don't miss a visit to Port of Hafnarfjordur, and then make a splash at Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Bridge Between Continents, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Gunnuhver Hot Springs, then get engrossed in the history at The Icelandic Saltfish Museum, and finally contemplate the geological forces at Volcano Tours.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Keflavik route builder tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hydra to Keflavik. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Hydra to Keflavik. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Hydra in May, with highs in Keflavik at 10°C and lows at 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Keflavik

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Grindavik, Port of Hafnarfjordur, Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer, Bridge Between Continents
Highlights from your plan
Gunnuhver Hot Springs ©
Gunnuhver Hot Springs
Viking World ©
Viking World
Port of Hafnarfjordur ©
Port of Hafnarfjordur

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