16 days in Turkey, Czech Republic & Greece Itinerary

16 days in Turkey, Czech Republic & Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Corfu Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly + Subway:  2 h 45 min
3
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Naxos Town, Greece
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  6 h 15 min
5
Lindos, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry + Drive:  5 h
6
Pamukkale, Turkey
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Goreme, Turkey
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 45 min
8
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Mumbai, India

2
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.
On the 17th (Sun), take a stroll through Hradcany, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, and then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Powder Tower, explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Prague travel route planner.

Mumbai, India to Prague is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Prague. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in May, with highs in Prague at 20°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hradcany ©
Hradcany
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

2
nights
Corfu Town, Greece

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
On the 19th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Paleokastritsa, enjoy the sand and surf at La Grotta Beach, and then take a stroll through Corfu Old Town. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Tsami Ceramics, then contemplate the long history of Achilleion Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and finally delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Prague to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Prague in May; daily highs in Corfu Town reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Gastouri, Monastery of Paleokastritsa, La Grotta Beach
Highlights from your plan
Monastery of Paleokastritsa ©
Monastery of Paleokastritsa
Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): wander the streets of Plaka, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, then view the masterpieces at Technohoros Art Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Athens online sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of flight and subway from Corfu Town to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Corfu Town in May, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Athens

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

1
night
Naxos Town, Greece

Naxos Town ©
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): kick back and relax at Agios Prokopios Beach, then wander the streets of Old Town, and then explore the ancient world of Portara.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Naxos Town trip tool.

Do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Naxos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. May in Naxos Town sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Historic Sites Beaches Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Agios Prokopios Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Portara ©
Portara

2
nights
Lindos, Greece

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
On the 24th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Agathi Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Pavlos Beach, and then kick back and relax at Lindos Beach. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Ancient Kamiros, then kick back and relax at Tsambika Beach, and then kick back and relax at Stegna Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lindos travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Naxos Town to Lindos in 6.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Lindos

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Stegna Beach, Tsambika Beach, Agathi Beach, Ancient Kamiros
Highlights from your plan
Agathi Beach ©
Agathi Beach
Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
Stegna Beach ©
Stegna Beach

1
night
Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale ©
A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
On the 26th (Tue), explore the different monuments and memorials at Anatolia Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Hierapolis, and then take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Pamukkale trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Lindos to Pamukkale takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lindos to Pamukkale. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Anatolia Cemetery ©
Anatolia Cemetery

2
nights
Goreme, Turkey

Goreme ©
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Fairy Chimneys, then get to know the fascinating history of Goreme National Park, then soar above the sights with Royal Balloon, and finally see Off-Road Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Gulludere Vadisi, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), then explore the fascinating underground world of Uchisar Castle, and finally stop by Alaturca Taner.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Goreme trip itinerary website.

Getting from Pamukkale to Goreme by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Uchisar
Highlights from your plan
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Uchisar Castle ©
Uchisar Castle
Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley) ©
Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley)

3
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 29th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, get engrossed in the history at Istanbul Archaeological Museum, then contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami . On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, then steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally examine the collection at Rahmi M. Koc Museum.

Plan my day in Istanbul using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Goreme to Istanbul in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Goreme in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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