19 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

19 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Phuket Town, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 1 night
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly to Malaga, Bus to Granada
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Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Vienna trip maker site.

Stuttgart, Germany to Vienna is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Vienna

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Istanbul, Turkey

— 2 nights

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.
On the 4th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Istanbul Archaeological Museum, contemplate the long history of Historic Areas of Istanbul, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and finally appreciate the history behind Sultanahmet Square.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul attractions website.

You can fly from Vienna to Istanbul in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Vienna to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. May in Istanbul sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums

Phuket Town, Thailand

— 2 nights
The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get great views at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha Phuket, then explore and take pictures at Nai Harn Beach, and finally take some stellar pictures from Karon View Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then stroll through Karon Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Phuket Town online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Phuket Town in 15 hours. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Istanbul in May, with highs in Phuket Town at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Spas

Side Trips

Oslo, Norway

— 1 night

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Viking Ship Museum and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Fram Museum, admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Holmenkollen Ski Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Oslo route builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Phuket Town to Oslo takes 18 hours. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Phuket Town in May, things will get cooler in Oslo: highs are around 18°C and lows about 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums

Reykjavik, Iceland

— 2 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, and then appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager. On your second day here, enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, and then admire all the interesting features of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Reykjavik takes 6 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Oslo to Reykjavik is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Oslo in May, you will find days in Reykjavik are little chillier (11°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Spas · Museums · Historic Sites

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Discover out-of-the-way places like National Wallace Monument and Doune Castle. Get some cultural insight at Rosslyn Chapel and Stirling Castle. And it doesn't end there: sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh road trip website.

Fly from Reykjavik to Edinburgh in 6 hours. When traveling from Reykjavik in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Edinburgh: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Bath.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bath, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Corfe Castle and Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology. Popular historic sites such as Blenheim Palace and Bath Abbey are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol), Bournemouth Beach (in Bournemouth) and Longleat (in Warminster). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bath trip planner.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Bath in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Granada, Spain

— 3 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Royal Chapel of Granada and Albayzin will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Generalife and Mirador de San Nicolas. When in Granada, make a side trip to see Balcony of Europe in Nerja, approximately Nerja away. It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Carrera del Darro and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Granada route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Bath to Granada takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Bath to Granada, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May in Granada, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Turkey travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · History Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.