17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
Fly
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
Fly
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Fethiye, Turkey
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marmaris, Turkey
— 1 night
Drive
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Izmir, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly
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Kavala, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Jerusalem of Europe

Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
Attractions like Bascarsija and Sarajevo War Tunnel make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: squeeze the most out of the city with City Tours, examine the collection at War Childhood Museum, make a trip to Vijećnica, and admire the masterpieces at Galerija 11/07/95.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sarajevo tour planning site.

If you are flying in from Bosnia and Herzegovina, the closest major aiports are Sarajevo International Airport and Tuzla International Airport. In July, daytime highs in Sarajevo are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping

2
nights
Belgrade, Serbia

The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
On the 20th (Mon), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, then get to know the resident critters at Belgrade Zoo, and finally make a trip to Knez Mihailova. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ada Ciganlija, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sava Temple, then engage your brain at Nikola Tesla Museum, and finally take a stroll through Skadarlija.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Belgrade trip planner.

Fly from Sarajevo to Belgrade in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. July in Belgrade sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Belgrade

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

5
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Istanbul, Turkey

Queen of Cities

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul, admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, and take a stroll through Ortakoy.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Belgrade to Istanbul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Belgrade in July, with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Fethiye.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

2
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Fethiye, Turkey

A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
On the 27th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Gizlikent Selalesi, explore the stunning scenery at Saklikent Milli Parki, and then stroll around Sehit Fethi Bey ParkI. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then kick back and relax at Oludeniz PlajI.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Fethiye trip planning site.

You can fly from Istanbul to Fethiye in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul in July, expect nights in Fethiye to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Marmaris.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

1
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Marmaris, Turkey

One of Turkey's major port towns and tourist resorts, Marmaris sits on the stretch of the Mediterranean coastline popularly known as the "Turkish Riviera." Nestled between verdant mountain ranges and the sea, Marmaris draws sailors and divers from around the globe, its marinas packed with private yachts and tour boats.
On the 29th (Wed), look for gifts at Ruby, enjoy the sand and surf at Icmeler Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siteler Sirinyer Cami, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Marmaris Marina.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Marmaris driving holiday site.

You can drive from Fethiye to Marmaris in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Izmir.

Things to do in Marmaris

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

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Izmir, Turkey

Pearl of the Aegean

The birthplace of Homer, the ancient port city of Izmir boasts a colorful heritage that includes traces of Greek, Armenian, and Jewish cultures.
On the 30th (Thu), get in on the family fun at Yali Castle Aquapark, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ekmeksiz Plaji, and then learn about winemaking at MMG Sarapcilik.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Izmir road trip planning site.

You can drive from Marmaris to Izmir in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Marmaris in July; daily highs in Izmir reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kavala.

Things to do in Izmir

Beaches · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

2
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Kavala, Greece

Kavala is a city in northern Greece, the principal seaport of eastern Macedonia and the capital of Kavala regional unit. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Folklore & Historical Museum of Xanthi, then take in the exciting artwork at The House of Shadow, then kick back and relax at Arogi Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mesi Beach. On the next day, look for gifts at Blue Rooster Emporium, don't miss a visit to Imaret, and then kick back and relax at Ammolofoi Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kavala, use our trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Izmir to Kavala. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Izmir to Kavala. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Izmir in July; daily highs in Kavala reach 36°C and lows reach 23°C. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kavala

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips