17 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

17 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

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Start: Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  16 h 30 min
2
Megalochori, Greece
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4 h
3
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
7
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
9
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India

Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
On the 1st (Wed), explore the different monuments and memorials at South Park Street Cemetery, get a new perspective on nature at Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kolkata (Calcutta) itinerary website.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport. In July, daytime highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Megalochori.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Walking tours
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) ©
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)
South Park Street Cemetery ©
South Park Street Cemetery

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Megalochori, Greece

Megalochori ©
On the 2nd (Thu), kick back and relax at Red Beach and then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Tomato Industrial Museum, thenride a horse along Experience Horse Riding, thenkick back and relax at Caldera Beach, and finally learn about winemaking at Boutari Winery.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Megalochori itinerary planning site.

Explore your travel options from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Megalochori with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in July; daily highs in Megalochori reach 35°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Megalochori

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Tomato Industrial Museum
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Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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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 4th (Sat): visit Plaka, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, thenexplore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and then pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Athens itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Megalochori to Athens with the Route module. In July, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira, snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril, thenmake a trip to Belém Tower, and finally take a stroll through Alfama. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

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Getting from Athens to Lisbon by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens to Lisbon, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Athens in July: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, walk around Parque del Retiro, and then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Madrid journey planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Madrid due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in July, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 40°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, thendon't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and finally browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, stroll around Parc Guell, and then wander the streets of Las Ramblas.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona journey builder tool.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. While traveling from Madrid, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 12th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, thenexplore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and finally stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Milan trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Barcelona to Milan by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Milan, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, thenadmire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally make a trip to Piazza della Signoria. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Ratto della Sabina, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Milan to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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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.
On the 15th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Rome attractions site.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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