31 days in Barcelona, Istanbul & Aberdeen Itinerary

31 days in Barcelona, Istanbul & Aberdeen Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route planner

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Barcelona, Spain
— 10 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 8 nights
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
— 11 nights

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Barcelona, Spain

— 10 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, make a trip to Casa Batllo, and ponder the design of The Magic Fountain.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Barcelona trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. March in Barcelona sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

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Istanbul, Turkey

— 8 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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hagia Sophia, take a stroll through Ortakoy, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip planning site.

You can fly from Barcelona to Istanbul in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Barcelona to Istanbul. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Barcelona in March: highs in Istanbul hover around 14°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Aberdeen.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Shopping

Aberdeen, United Kingdom

— 11 nights

Flower of Scotland

The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aberdeen: Cruden Bay Gifts (in Cruden Bay (Port Erroll)), Dundee (71 Brewing, V&A Dundee, &more) and Peterhead (Bullers of Buchan & Peterhead Prison Museum). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Birks of Aberfeldy, take a stroll through Footdee (Fittie), contemplate the long history of St Machar's Cathedral, and examine the collection at Aberdeen Maritime Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Aberdeen day trip planning website.

You can fly from Istanbul to Aberdeen in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Aberdeen is minus 3 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Istanbul in March: highs in Aberdeen hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 1°C.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

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