18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights

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Munich, Germany — 3 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Marienplatz, get curious at Deutsches Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and explore the activities along English Garden.

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Istanbul, Turkey to Munich is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Munich. Traveling from Istanbul in January, expect nights in Munich to be colder, around -3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hallstatt.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Nature
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Hallstatt, Austria — 1 night

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Dachstein West, then gear up at Rent A Bike Obertraun-Hallstatt, and then make a trip to Pfarre St. Wolfgang. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Kammerhofmuseum Bad Aussee, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hallstatt Lutheran Church.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hallstatt trip maker.

You can drive from Munich to Hallstatt in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 3 nights

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna tour planner.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daytime highs in Vienna are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 3 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Prague is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and take in the views from Charles Bridge.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Prague vacation maker tool.

Fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. January in Prague sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, examine the collection at Kunstgewerbemuseum, and appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate.

To find photos and more tourist information, read Berlin tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to fly to Istanbul.
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Istanbul, Turkey — 4 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 sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Istanbul takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Berlin to Istanbul. In January, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
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