22 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

22 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

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Start: Inverness, United Kingdom
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Goreme, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
3
Jerusalem, Israel
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
5
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Zagreb, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Inverness, United Kingdom

4
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.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Istanbul road trip app.

Inverness, UK to Istanbul is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Inverness to Istanbul is 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Inverness in June, with highs in Istanbul at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

3
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.
Goreme is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park, get outside with Outdoor Activities, Head underground at Uchisar Castle, and learn about winemaking at Kocabag Winery.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Goreme online trip builder.

You can fly from Istanbul to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in June, plan for little chillier nights in Goreme, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Uchisar, Guray Museum
Highlights from your plan
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides
Uchisar Castle ©
Uchisar Castle

2
nights
Jerusalem, Israel

Jerusalem ©
Few places in the world boast such a long history and such a rich multiethnic culture as Jerusalem, a city sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Bethesda, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Jerusalem Archaeological Park, contemplate the long history of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, thenwander the streets of Old City of Jerusalem, thentake in panoramic vistas at Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Levantine Gallery.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Jerusalem online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Goreme to Jerusalem by flight takes about 9 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Goreme to Jerusalem due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Goreme in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Jerusalem, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Levantine Gallery ©
Levantine Gallery
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Western Wall ©
Western Wall

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, stop by Plaka, examine the collection at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, and get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

Fly from Jerusalem to Athens in 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Athens

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

3
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, browse the exhibits of Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and contemplate the long history of The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dubrovnik trip planner.

You can fly from Athens to Dubrovnik in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens to Dubrovnik, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Athens in July; daily highs in Dubrovnik reach 34°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Split is known for historic sites, wildlife, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, explore the world behind art at Jaman Art, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Split trip planner.

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Split in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Split

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

3
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Zagreb is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb, make a trip to Tkalciceva, examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, and explore the world behind art at Atelier Mestrovic.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Zagreb online tour planner.

Fly from Split to Zagreb in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Zagreb when traveling from Split in July, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)

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