16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Fly + Drive:  23​h 30​min
1
Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Turin, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
4
Moscow, Russia
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
6
Tours, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Guayaquil, Ecuador

2
nights
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Albayzin.

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

Guayaquil, Ecuador to Granada is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Ecuador Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Guayaquil in July, expect nights in Granada to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 40°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Popular historic sites such as Barcelona Cathedral and Ciutat Vella are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: stroll around Parc Guell, kick back and relax at Nova Mar Bella Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de La Barceloneta, and steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Granada to Barcelona by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Granada in July, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Turin.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

1
night
Turin, Italy

Turin
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
For maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Turin road trip planner .

Fly from Barcelona to Turin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, Turin is a bit cooler than Barcelona - with highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C. You will leave for Moscow on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums
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1
night
Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Red Square.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Moscow trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Turin to Moscow takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Turin to Moscow, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Turin in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Moscow, with lows around 16°C. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites
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Red Square ©
Red Square

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Get some historical perspective at Arc de Triomphe and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Paris road trip planning app .

Getting from Moscow to Paris by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Tours.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©

2
nights
Tours, France

Tours ©
Famous for its original medieval district, Tours is famous for its cafes that serve regional wines and interesting architectural bridges crossing the river Loire.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, steep yourself in history at Chateau de Langeais, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Chateau de Villandry. On your second day here, take in the pleasant sights at Place Plumereau, then see the interesting displays at Chateau de Chenonceau, and then take an in-depth tour of Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tours trip itinerary builder.

Take a train from Paris to Tours in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tours

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, Chateau de Chenonceau, Chateau de Villandry, Chateau de Langeais, Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci
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Chateau de Villandry ©
Chateau de Villandry
Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau ©
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau

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