17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  22 h 30 min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Bucharest, Romania
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
3
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
4
Belgrade, Serbia
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h
6
Stepantsminda, Georgia
— 3 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
7
Trabzon, Turkey
— 1 night
Fly:  14 h
8
Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
Fly:  24 h
End: Brisbane, Australia

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, and then look for gifts at Mısır Çarşısı.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Istanbul trip builder app.

Brisbane, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Brisbane to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brisbane in June, with highs in Istanbul at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Shopping Historic Sites
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Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Kapali Carsi ©
Kapali Carsi
Mısır Çarşısı ©
Mısır Çarşısı

1
night
Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
On the 16th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Stavropoleos Monastery and then ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bucharest trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Bucharest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Bucharest. Traveling from Istanbul in June, Bucharest is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Bucharest

Historic Sites
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Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery
Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament

3
nights
Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): stroll around Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park, thenappreciate the history behind King Matthias Corvin Statue, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, and finally identify plant and animal life at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cluj-Napoca day trip planning site.

You can fly from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bucharest in June, you will find days in Cluj-Napoca are slightly colder (29°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). On the 19th (Fri), you're off to Belgrade.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Wildlife
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Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park ©
Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park
Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden

1
night
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Belgrade trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cluj-Napoca to Belgrade takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Cluj-Napoca to Belgrade is minus 1 hour. June in Belgrade sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Oplenac
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Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple
Oplenac ©
Oplenac

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul
To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul tour builder.

Fly from Belgrade to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Belgrade to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. You will leave for Stepantsminda on the 22nd (Mon).

Things to do in Istanbul

Tours Nightlife Shopping
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3
nights
Stepantsminda, Georgia

Stepantsminda ©
Whatever you decide to do on your trip to Stepantsminda, you'll remember it by the unsurpassed beauty of its alpine landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Gveleti Waterfall and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Kazbek.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Stepantsminda online route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Istanbul to Stepantsminda. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Georgia Standard Time (GET) is 1 hour. On the 25th (Thu), you're off to Trabzon.

Things to do in Stepantsminda

Nature Parks
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Mt Kazbek ©
Mt Kazbek
Gveleti Waterfall ©
Gveleti Waterfall

1
night
Trabzon, Turkey

Trabzon ©
Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. On the 26th (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Soumela Monastery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Trabzon journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Stepantsminda to Trabzon takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Georgia Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Trabzon can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Istanbul.

Things to do in Trabzon

Historic Sites
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Soumela Monastery ©
Soumela Monastery

1
night
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul
For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Trabzon to Istanbul by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. On the 28th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Tours Nightlife Shopping
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