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 Gwithian Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Godrevy Beach (in Gwithian), Barricane Beach (in Mortehoe) and Porthminster Beach (in St Ives). There's still lots to do: stroll through Crantock Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Perranporth Beach, and steep yourself in history at Wheal Coates.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Newquay trip itinerary planner.

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

Things to do in Newquay

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · 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 Guincho Beach for some beach relaxation. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge. Venture out of the city with trips to Praia da Adraga (in Almocageme) and Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). There's much more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica da Estrela.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Newquay to Lisbon takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Prague.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

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 Astronomical Clock are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Prague Castle and St. Vitus Cathedral. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Charles Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Kostel sv. Mikuláše, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Prague journey tool.

Getting from Lisbon to Prague by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Prague is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in August, things will get little chillier in Prague: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough 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 Charlottenburg Palace. 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, steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and don't miss a visit to Reichstag Building.

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 · Beaches · Outdoors
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