18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boracay, Philippines
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
5
Opatija, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h 15 min
6
Tivat Municipality, Montenegro
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  30 h
End: Boracay, Philippines

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, view the masterpieces at Cafer Ağa Medresesi, then take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, then delve into the distant past at Valens Aqueduct, and finally admire the masterpieces at Great Palace Mosaics Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Zeyrek Mosque, explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, and then kick back and relax at Florya Sahil Parkı.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip itinerary planning app.

Boracay, Philippines to Istanbul is an approximately 20- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Boracay to Istanbul. Traveling from Boracay in April, things will get cooler in Istanbul: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Museum-lovers will appreciate House of Terror Museum and Museum of Applied Arts. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Bastion and Széchenyi Thermal Bath. Take a break from Budapest with a short trip to Priest's Island (Pap-sziget) in Szentendre, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Matthias Church and witness a stunning natural landmark at Palatinus Strandfürdő.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Budapest visit planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Istanbul in May, plan for little chillier nights in Budapest, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Priest's Island (Pap-sziget)
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Széchenyi Thermal Bath ©
Széchenyi Thermal Bath

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Stephen's Cathedral and Belvedere Palace. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Albertina and Weltmuseum Wien. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, see the interesting displays at Sisi Museum, and stop by J & L Lobmeyr.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna holiday site.

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In May in Vienna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

3
nights
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 9th (Tue): see Prague Travel Concierge, explore the world behind art at St. George's Basilica, then explore the galleries of Powder Tower, and finally admire the masterpieces at Mucha Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Egoist Royal Parfums, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then contemplate the long history of Lobkowicz Palace, and finally steep yourself in history at Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia - National Gallery Prague.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Prague driving holiday planning website.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Prague are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Opatija.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock
Lobkowicz Palace ©
Lobkowicz Palace
Powder Tower ©
Powder Tower

2
nights
Opatija, Croatia

Opatija ©
You'll find Opatija dotted with exquisite villas from its days as a posh Viennese resort town.
On the 12th (Fri), stop by Kastav, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Romuald Tempio Votivo Church, then take an in-depth tour of Rijeka City Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Slatina Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Opatija online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Prague to Opatija in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Prague in May: high temperatures in Opatija hover around 24°C and lows are around 17°C. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tivat Municipality.

Things to do in Opatija

Beaches Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Rijeka
Highlights from your plan
Peek & Poke Computer Museum ©
Peek & Poke Computer Museum
Kastav ©
Kastav
Rijeka City Museum ©
Rijeka City Museum

2
nights
Tivat Municipality, Montenegro

Tivat Municipality ©
Tivat Municipality is the smallest municipality in Montenegro by area, situated in the Bay of Kotor. On the 14th (Sun), make a trip to Radoničić Milošević Palace, enjoy the sand and surf at Milocher Park, and then kick back and relax at Becici Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at Maritime Heritage Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Kalardovo Beach, and then kick back and relax at Plavi Horizonti Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tivat Municipality trip tool.

Traveling by car from Opatija to Tivat Municipality takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Opatija in May, Tivat Municipality is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tivat Municipality

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Becici Beach, Milocher Park, Radoničić Milošević Palace
Highlights from your plan
Milocher Park ©
Milocher Park
Plavi Horizonti Beach ©
Plavi Horizonti Beach
Becici Beach ©
Becici Beach

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