18 days in Barcelona, Keflavik & Central Europe Itinerary

18 days in Barcelona, Keflavik & Central Europe Itinerary

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18 days in Barcelona, Keflavik & Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  18 h
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  8 h
2
Keflavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 15 min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

7
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo. Get some historical perspective at El Barri Gòtic and Parroquia Purisima Concepcion. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro), Cala Futadera (in Tossa de Mar) and Via Ferrata Cala del Moli (in Sant Feliu de Guixols). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, grab your bike and head to Moubikes, stroll around Parc Guell, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary maker site .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Barcelona is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in January, expect Barcelona to be much colder, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Keflavik.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Cala Futadera, Camino de Ronda, Medaqua, Via Ferrata Cala del Moli
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

2
nights
Keflavik, Iceland

Keflavik ©
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. On the 12th (Sun), take in the views from Bridge Between Continents, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Gunnuhver Hot Springs, then test the waters at a local thermal spa, and finally take an in-depth tour of Viking World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hvalsneskirkja and then visit a coastal fixture at Garoskagi Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Keflavik trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Barcelona to Keflavik. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Keflavik is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Barcelona, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Keflavik, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -1°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Keflavik

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Grindavik, Garoskagi Lighthouse, Hvalsneskirkja, Bridge Between Continents
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Gunnuhver Hot Springs ©
Gunnuhver Hot Springs
Thermal Spas
Hvalsneskirkja ©
Hvalsneskirkja

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Halaszbastya and Dohány Street Synagogue. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Matthias Church and Hősök tere. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at University Church, and get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Budapest vacation planning app .

Explore your travel options from Keflavik to Budapest with the Route module. Traveling from Keflavik to Budapest, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Keflavik in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Budapest, with lows of -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Peterskirche, then wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral. On your second day here, fly down the slopes at Hohe Wand Wiese, then examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), and then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip planning site .

You can take a train from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January in Vienna, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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 19th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, and finally steep yourself in history at Prasna brana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): get outside with Outdoor Activities, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and then take in the views from Charles Bridge.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Prague online trip maker .

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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