16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
2
Ibiza Town, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
7
Kritsa, Greece
— 3 nights


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2
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia, steep yourself in history at Valencia Cathedral, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of La Lonja de la Seda and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bioparc Valencia.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Valencia online itinerary planner.

Berlin, Germany to Valencia is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August in Valencia, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Valencia

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Childrens Museums
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Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia

2
nights
Ibiza Town, Spain

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Cala Salada, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Tarida, then kick back and relax at Cala Comte, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Bassa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa, take a stroll through Dalt Vila, then get outside with Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Club, and finally kick back and relax at Platja de ses Salines.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Ibiza Town online journey maker.

You can fly from Valencia to Ibiza Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. August in Ibiza Town sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Sant Antoni de Portmany, Cala Comte, Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Club
Highlights from your plan
Cala Tarida ©
Cala Tarida
Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines

2
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.
On the 12th (Wed), walk around Parc Guell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller, and finally browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and then stroll through Playa de La Barceloneta.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.

Getting from Ibiza Town to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daytime highs in Barcelona are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Playa de La Barceloneta ©
Playa de La Barceloneta
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 14th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, then browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Venice day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Venice. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Le Palme and Le Ninfe. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Rome journey maker website.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Rome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Castel Gandolfo
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take a stroll through Plaka, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Artpoint Store and then stroll through Glyfada Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Athens itinerary planner.

Fly from Rome to Athens in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Rome in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Athens, with lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Kritsa.

Things to do in Athens

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Glyfada Beach ©
Glyfada Beach
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

3
nights
Kritsa, Greece

Kritsa ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Kritsa: Sarakina Gorges (in Mirtos) and Listis Beach (in Dimos Viannos). Spend the 21st (Fri) exploring the striking scenery along Lassithi Plateau.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kritsa vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Athens to Kritsa. Traveling from Athens in August, things will get slightly colder in Kritsa: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kritsa

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Crete, Lasithi Prefecture, Sarakina Gorges, Listis Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lassithi Plateau ©
Lassithi Plateau
Dikteon Cave ©
Dikteon Cave
Lato ©
Lato

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