18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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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
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Newquay, United Kingdom — 3 nights

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 Barricane Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Porthminster Beach (in St Ives) and Godrevy Beach (in Gwithian). 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.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 3 nights

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 Quinta da Regaleira. Venture out of the city with trips to Praia da Adraga (in Almocageme) and Sintra (Sintra National Palace & Park and National Palace of Pena). 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.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 4 nights

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 Stary zidovsky Hrbitov are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Prague Castle and Prague Astronomical Clock. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Kostel sv. Mikuláše, wander the streets of Lesser Town, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Lisbon to Prague in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Prague due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in August, expect Prague to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 4 nights

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. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces 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 examine the collection at Topography of Terror.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin day trip site.

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.
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