18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe travel route planner

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Newquay, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Newquay, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Surf Capital of the UK

Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Woolacombe Beach and Godrevy Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Porthminster Beach (in St Ives) and Barricane Beach (in Mortehoe). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Crantock Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Fistral Beach Bar, and steep yourself in history at Wheal Coates.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Newquay sightseeing planning site.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Newquay is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Lisbon.

Things to do in Newquay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Visit Praia da ursa and Praia da Adraga for some beach relaxation. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Quinta da Regaleira. Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Sintra National Palace & Park and National Palace of Pena) and Guincho Beach (in Cascais). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, make a trip to Belém Tower, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, and explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Newquay to Lisbon in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to fly to Prague.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Prague, Czech Republic

— 4 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Popular historic sites such as Staromestske namesti and Prague Castle are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Vitus Cathedral and Stary zidovsky Hrbitov. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock, steep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace, visit Lesser Town, and step into the grandiose world of Old Royal Palace.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Prague tour planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Prague in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Prague due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in August; daily highs in Prague reach 28°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Berlin, Germany

— 4 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like East Side Gallery and Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial. We've included these beaches for you: Strandbad Tegeler See and Strandbar Mitte. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, and contemplate the long history of Charlottenburg Palace.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Berlin trip maker.

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks
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