- From: 08/24/2020
- For: 36 days
- Landing in: Manchester, United Kingdom
- Returning from: Agios Nikolaos (Crete), Greece
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Parikia (Paros), Greece
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Agios Nikolaos (Cret, Greece
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1 nightMon. Aug 24 - Tue. Aug 25
Once an industrial hub, this city has developed a strong cultural core, boasting museums, music venues, galleries, and nightlife.
Historic Center, Manchester
Head out to explore the bustling center day or night, enjoying the landmarks or immersing in the atmosphere of this vibrant hotspot.
Manchester Art Gallery
Spanning three buildings, this gallery's collection includes notable masterpieces from almost all European schools.
Castlefield Heritage Park, Manchester
The heritage park preserves parts of industrial Manchester, maintaining the canals, restoring offices, and refurbishing warehouses.
Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
Home to over 50,000 items primarily by modern artists, this gallery exhibits watercolors, sculptures, wallpapers, and textiles.
1 nightTue. Aug 25 - Wed. Aug 26
Belgium's capital is the seat of the EU and boasts a metropolitan cultural diversity, many historic curiosities, and great museums.
Grand Place, Brussels
A wonderful square in the heart of the city, surrounded on all sides by historic buildings, including the Town Hall and a city museum.
Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Brussels
A must-see museum, this collection thoroughly covers the European masters from the 14C-20C. Visitors often stay for several hours.
Historic Center, Brussels
Get pleasantly lost in this fabulous historic center that takes you along cobbled streets to museums, homes, and historic sites.
Mont des Arts, Brussels
Built for the 1910 Universal Exposition, this area was revitalized to what today is a lovely district of museums and amazing city views.
1 nightWed. Aug 26 - Thu. Aug 27
A major financial hub since the 16C, Frankfurt seamlessly combines modern skyscrapers with genuine historic charm.
Historic Center, Frankfurt
Wander through this amazing city, admiring the incredible modern buildings, set alongside timbered houses and historic sites.
Staedel Museum, Frankfurt
This museum is home to works by German and French masters such as Holbein, Van Eyck, Rubens, Renoir, Money, and many more.
Stroll through these lovely 19C gardens, admiring the elegant greenhouses and the abundance of lush verdure.
St. Bartholomew's Cathedral, Frankfurt
A religious site since the 7C, this elegant Roman Catholic Gothic cathedral is Frankfurt 's largest religious building.
1 nightThu. Aug 27 - Fri. Aug 28
Charming in setting alone, Leipzig is also a cultural gem with particular emphasis on music, art, and cafes.
Monument to the Battle of the Nations, Leipzig
Commemorating Napoleon's defeat in the 1813 Battle of Leipzig, this monument features an observation platform with amazing views.
Historic Center, Leipzig
The historic center is enjoyable with its many Renaissance and Baroque buildings, interesting monuments, and squares and cafes.
Museum of Fine Art, Leipzig
This museum is a must-see, with a collection dating from the Middle Ages, including works by German, Dutch, and French masters.
Forum for Contemporary History, Leipzig
Beginning with the history of WWII, this museum continues forward with unique exhibits on East Germany up to the present day.
3 nightsFri. Aug 28 - Mon. Aug 31
With rich history, vibrant nightlife, world-renowned cuisine, and amazing museums, there is something for everyone in Germany's capital.
Brandenburg Gate, Berlin
Once part of the Berlin Wall, this 18C gate has been witness to Berlin's triumphs and misfortunes since its construction.
Gemaldegalerie (Picture Gallery), Berlin
This museum brings together Berlin's collection of artworks by masters such as Van Eyck, Rubens, Rembrandt, Caravaggio, and more.
Historic Center, Berlin
Get to know this amazing city, exploring its busy streets and admiring its wealth of historic architecture.
Natural History Museum, Berlin
A marvelous natural history museum, featuring a wealth of exhibits on paleontology, zoology, geology, and more.
A public parkland strewn with a variety of gardens from around the world, featuring traditional European and Asian landscaping.
Located in the suburbs of Berlin, stroll around this lake, enjoying the beautiful scenery and the historic buildings dotted around.
1 nightMon. Aug 31 - Tue. Sep 01
A lively city serving as the region's capital, famous for its hectic history, opulent marketplaces, and thriving nightlife.
Historic Center, Poznan
Wander through the streets of this Old Town center both day and night, and you will be swept away by its dynamic atmosphere.
Poznan Town Hall
This 13C Renaissance building houses a local history museum, and is famed for a pair of clashing mechanical goats.
Pyrland Park, Poznan
Poznan's first adventure park offers an exhilarating experience, boasting four rope courses and a thrilling 65m zip line.
Termy Maltanskie Aquapark, Poznan
For a fun day, head to Poland's largest indoor pool complex, featuring an Aquapark, an Olympic pool, and thermal spa facilities.
1 nightTue. Sep 01 - Wed. Sep 02
One of Poland's most colorful cities, Wroclaw is strewn with bridges, historic monuments, and plenty of multicultural charm.
Historic Center, Wroclaw
A treasure of brilliant architecture and vibrant spirit, this historic center offers a uniquely rich experience of Polish culture.
Royal Palace, Wroclaw
An 18C Baroque palace, housing the Wroclaw City Museum and its exceptional exhibits on history, interior design, and art.
Panorama of the Battle of Raclawice, Wroclaw
An enormous 19C cycloramic painting depicting the infamous 18C Battle of Raclawice, a significant triumph in Polish history.
Museum of Architecture, Wroclaw
The only museum of its kind in Poland, it traces the evolution of architecture, and houses an extensive collection of stained glass.
1 nightWed. Sep 02 - Thu. Sep 03
The capital and the largest city in the Czech Republic, Prague boasts a magical cityscape, rich in history and culture.
Astronomical Clock, Prague
A must-see stop on any traveler's visit, this 15C astronomical clock with its animated hourly show has become symbolic of the city.
Historic Center, Prague
Stroll through the Old Town, admiring its spectacular historic architectures and soaking up the medieval atmosphere.
The world's largest castle complex dates to the 9C, featuring the stunning St. Vitus Cathedral, historic exhibits, and beautiful gardens.
National Museum, Prague
Home to over 14 million objects and artifacts, this museum's collections encompasses history, science, art, music, and other fields.
1 nightThu. Sep 03 - Fri. Sep 04
Vienna, the luxurious capital of Austria, has vibrant nightlife, contagiously joyful atmosphere and fascinating history.
Museum of Fine Art, Vienna
The Museum of Fine Art is home to one of the greatest collections of art in the world and exhibits many historical antiques.
Hofburg Palace, Vienna
Hofburg Palace has a multitude of popular cafes, charming squares, and three separate museums each with international standing.
Schonbrunn Palace, Vienna
The gorgeous Schonbrunn Palace is built in an ornate French style as an attempt to rival the famous Versailles Palace.
Liechtenstein Palace and Museum, Vienna
Surrounded by magnificent gardens, the Liechtenstein houses the vast private art collection of Prince Hans-Adam II.
1 nightFri. Sep 04 - Sat. Sep 05
Once considered the "European Capital of Culture," Graz boasts medieval architecture and more than a dozen museums.
Island in the Mur, Graz
Float on the river in a high-tech structure as you sip coffee or cocktails within this partially submerged dome of glass and steel.
Historic Center, Graz
Ultra-modern architecture co-exists harmoniously amid treasures of the past; here you can admire artistry from nearly every era.
The place to be for shopping til you drop, these avenues bustle with open-air markets and trendy boutiques.
This splendid Renaissance palace features arched windows and an arcaded courtyard. It hosts concerts and theatre in the summer.
2 nightsSat. Sep 05 - Mon. Sep 07
Visit Croatia's capital city, home to amazing museums, green parks and gardens, renowned restaurants, and vibrant nightlife.
Historic Center, Zagreb
Hang out in the medieval portion of town, home to winding streets and charming old buildings, quaint courtyards and lively cafes.
An elegant 12C cathedral, featuring a lovely neo-Gothic facade, as well as beautifully decorated interior.
Jarun Lake, Zagreb
Perfect for a day of water sports, the lake also invites you to walk on the surrounding paths and enjoy the wonderful scenery.
Croatian National Theater, Zagreb
Built in 1836, this splendid and elegant ballet and opera house still functions today, offering an array of wonderful shows.
2 nightsMon. Sep 07 - Wed. Sep 09
Rich with fascinating history, architectural diversity, great beaches, and a superb atmosphere, this city is a must for any traveler.
Historic Center, Zadar
Trace the old city walls, visit the abundant market, or simply roam the streets of this center, full of fine buildings and lively cafes.
Church of St. Donatus, Zadar
Iconic of the city and one of Croatia's most famous churches, this massive 9C pre-Romanesque gem boasts superb acoustics.
St. Mary's Church, Zadar
A remarkable 11C church adjacent to a monastery, featuring an exhibit of gold and silver artifacts and boasting a fascinating history.
Although near the city's center, feel like you've left civilization far behind at this relaxing rocky Croatian beach.
2 nightsWed. Sep 09 - Fri. Sep 11
Croatia's second-largest city is home to several remarkable historic landmarks, rich museums, diverse architecture, and nice beaches.
Diocletian's Palace, Split
This enormous 4C palace was the retirement home of the famed Roman Emperor, Diocletian, and now comprises most of Split's center.
Historic Center, Split
Get to know this amazing town center, rich with history, archaeological remnants, and a well-developed coffeehouse culture.
Ivan Mestrovic Gallery, Split
Dedicated to the life and works of the famed 20C Croatian sculptor, this museum hosts an array of his sculptures, artwork, and design.
Croatia is home to several incredible beaches. Spend the day relaxing in the Croatian sun on one of Split's stunning white beaches.
2 nightsFri. Sep 11 - Sun. Sep 13
With its dramatic scenery, a wealth of historic sites, quaint streets, and marvelous beaches, this vibrant city is a superb destination.
Historic Center, Dubrovnik
Stroll through the city center, rich in history and cultural relics, and enjoy the many landmarks dotting the ancient streets.
City Walls, Dubrovnik
Trace the city's medieval fortifications in their circuit around the Old Town, enjoying incredible views and nearby landmarks.
Fort Lovrijenac, Dubrovnik
Perched on a cliff jutting into the Adriatic Sea, this beautiful 11C stronghold serves as a theater during the annual Dubrovnik Festival.
Onofrio's Fountains, Dubrovnik
Great for people-watching, this 15C ornate fountain once supplied water to the entire city and now serves a nice piece of local history.
2 nightsSun. Sep 13 - Tue. Sep 15
Albania's modern capital city boasts colorful buildings, world-class museums, historic sites, and sprawling parks.
Historic Center, Tirana
Explore Tirana's vibrant city center, admire the colorful former-Soviet buildings, and people-watch in one of the excellent cafes.
National History Museum, Tirana
Albania's largest museum is home to a wide range of fascinating exhibits, dating from ancient Illyria up until modern times.
National Archaeological Museum, Tirana
An excellent archaeological museum, home to an array of artifacts ranging from prehistoric and historic times up to Middle Ages.
Big Park of Tirana
Known as "one of the most relaxing places in the capital," kick back in the shade of the park's trees or go for a swim in the lake.
2 nightsTue. Sep 15 - Thu. Sep 17
Thessaloniki is both cosmopolitan and comfortable. Its modern culture merges well with its Roman and Byzantine history.
Archaeological Museum, Thessaloniki
Well displayed in a 20C building, the statues, ceramics, precious metal art, and more are splendid and comprehensively arranged.
Historic Center, Thessaloniki
Walking the historic center will take you to numerous sites of interest, including ancient landmarks and outdoor cafes.
The reasons for building this 4C structure are unclear. Known as St. George Church, it is a highly revered early Christian church.
Osios David, Thessaloniki
Almost unremarkable on the outside, this must see 5C church's interior is laden with intense 12C frescoes and superb mosaics.
2 nightsThu. Sep 17 - Sat. Sep 19
Allegedly the birthplace of the mythical Achilles, this city is a national transportation hub and the regional commercial center.
First Ancient Theater, Larisa
Iconic of the city, this open-air theater dates to the 3C BC and is located on the southern slopes of the Acropolis Hill.
Town Center, Larisa
Wander around quiet streets soaked with a Mediterranean charm, or visit a tavern and enjoy the lively Greek ambiance.
Historical Folklore Museum, Larisa
Thessaly's largest folklore museum is home to over 20,000 relics, including engravings, silverware, fabrics, embroidery, and more.
Six monasteries built on sandstone pillars make up one of the most important complexes of the Greek Orthodox Church in Greece.
2 nightsSat. Sep 19 - Mon. Sep 21
Skiathos is the perfect town from which to set off on day trips on this beautifully forested and history-rich namesake island.
Historic Center, Skiathos
From the beach to the clock tower, explore the winding paths of this hillside historic center overlooking the harbor.
Evangelistria Monastery, Skiathos
With a long and fascinating history, this 18C monastery now houses a museum of local products and folklore.
Rent a lounge chair and umbrella and spend the day relaxing on the idyllic beaches of Skiathos.
With a a rare 12C double Byzantine church built into the rock, this fascinating cave is enveloped in rumors of paranormal activity.
3 nightsMon. Sep 21 - Thu. Sep 24
Considered the birthplace of Western Civilization, Athens' 3,500 year history is alive today in politics, culture, and philosophy.
Explore this awe inspiring citadel, home to numerous historic buildings, including the Parthenon. Its myths are equally phenomenal.
Historic Center, Athens
Explore the ancient lanes north of the Acropolis. It wasn't until the 19C that Athens really expanded beyond his historic center.
Acropolis Museum, Athens
Home to all artifacts found at the Acropolis and its environs, this archaeological museum is comprehensive and inspirational.
Temple of Athena Nike, Athens
Built in the 5C BC, this pure Ionic temple was restored in 1834 with many of its original stones and carvings.
Temple of Poseidon
Situated high above the Aegean, this 5C BC temple is a great fortress to explore, as are the beach and cafes at the base of its headland.
With a a rare 12C double Byzantine church built into the rock, this fascinating cave is enveloped in rumors of paranormal activity.
1 nightThu. Sep 24 - Fri. Sep 25
Located on the island of Paros, Parikia features beautiful white-washed homes, old churches, and breathtaking sea views.
Historic Center, Parikia, Parikia (Paros)
One of the most popular towns on the island, explore the historic center and check out the beautiful old blue and white buildings.
Byzantine Museum, Parikia, Parikia (Paros)
Housed in a 4C church, this museum exhibits a large collection of Byzantine artifacts, including religious artwork and heirlooms.
Beach, Parika, Parikia (Paros)
Spend the day relaxing in the sunshine on the sandy beaches of Parika. Take a swim in the crystal clear blue sea.
Archaeological Museum, Parikia, Parikia (Paros)
This archaeological museum houses artifacts dating back to the Neolithic Age, including a 6C BC statue of the Mermaid Gorgo.
1 nightFri. Sep 25 - Sat. Sep 26
A great base for day trips, Agios Nikolaos is located on Crete and offers archaeology, beautiful nature, and peaceful relaxation.
Historic Center, Agios Nikolaos, Agios Nikolaos (Crete)
Wander through this historic center, working your way along the hills and along the promenade, and stopping in one of the several cafes.
Mirambelou Bay, Agios Nikolaos, Agios Nikolaos (Crete)
Travel along this beautiful coastline, where you can enjoy breathtaking views, great swimming, and strolls on the beach.
Beach, Agios Nikolaos, Agios Nikolaos (Crete)
Enjoy the sandy beaches and clear waters at the beautiful beaches of Agios Nikolaos.
Lake Voulismeni, Agios Nikolaos, Agios Nikolaos (Crete)
A notoriously deep lake in the center of town, it is a hub of activity, with cafes, cocktails, and happy, relaxed people.