29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Nairobi, Kenya
Fly + Bus:  16 h
1
Lindos, Greece
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  10 h 30 min
2
York, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
4
Funchal, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
5
Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 15 min
6
Costa Adeje, Spain
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
7
Corralejo, Spain
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  7 h 15 min
8
Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
9
Alcudia, Spain
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  8 h
10
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Nairobi, Kenya

1
night
Lindos, Greece

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): kick back and relax at Agios Pavlos Beach and then explore the ancient world of Village of Lindos. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Tsambika Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lindos Beach, then stroll through Gennadi Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lindos day trip app.

Nairobi, Kenya to Lindos is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Nairobi to Lindos is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nairobi in November: highs in Lindos hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to York.

Things to do in Lindos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Gennadi Beach, Tsambika Beach
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Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
Tsambika Beach ©
Tsambika Beach
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach

3
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Get outdoors at Scarborough Beach and Filey Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Whitby Harbour and Whitby Abbey. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Royal Albert Dock Liverpool (in Liverpool) and Lincoln Cathedral (in Lincoln). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of York Shambles, see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls, and take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the York trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Lindos to York in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lindos to York is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Lindos in November, things will get much colder in York: highs are around 11°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Whitby, Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, Lincoln Cathedral, Scarborough Beach, Filey Beach
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Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
Whitby Harbour ©
Whitby Harbour

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rosslyn Chapel and Buchanan Street. Go for a jaunt from Edinburgh to Glasgow to see Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planning app.

You can take a train from York to Edinburgh in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In November, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Glasgow, Rosslyn Chapel
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Buchanan Street ©
Buchanan Street

1
night
Funchal, Portugal

Funchal ©
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
On the 3rd (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Arieiro, identify plant and animal life at Ponta de Sao Lourenco, and then explore the striking landscape at Cabo Girao. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Monte Palace Madeira.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Funchal trip planning app.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Funchal in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Edinburgh in December: high temperatures in Funchal hover around 23°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cabo Girao, Ponta de Sao Lourenco, Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools
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Ponta de Sao Lourenco ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco
Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools ©
Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): stroll through Playa de Mogan, then kick back and relax at Playa de Amadores, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Las Canteras Beach, visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas, and then stroll through Playa de Maspalomas.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Maspalomas trip planner.

Fly from Funchal to Maspalomas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa de Mogan, Las Canteras Beach, Playa de Amadores
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Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
El Faro de Maspalomas ©
El Faro de Maspalomas

3
nights
Costa Adeje, Spain

Costa Adeje ©
Whether you're a sophisticated pleasure seeker with the taste for Canarian cuisine and classy shopping, or a nature lover hungry of adventures, you can have it all on a well-balanced Costa Adeje vacation.
Get outdoors at Masca Valley and Playa de la Tejita. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Playa de las Vistas and Playa del Duque. Get out of town with these interesting Costa Adeje side-trips: Playa de las Teresitas (in Santa Cruz de Tenerife) and Cueva del Viento (in Icod de los Vinos). There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Centro Comercial El Mirador, get impressive views of Mount Teide, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Teide National Park, and get to know the resident critters at Zoo Tenerife Monkey Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Costa Adeje trip itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Maspalomas to Costa Adeje in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Costa Adeje can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tenerife, Los Cristianos, Playa de las Teresitas, Playa de la Tejita, Cueva del Viento
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Playa de las Vistas ©
Playa de las Vistas
Playa de la Tejita ©
Playa de la Tejita
Cueva del Viento ©
Cueva del Viento

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night
Corralejo, Spain

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
On the 10th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons, look for gifts at Centro Comercial Las Palmeras, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Natural de Corralejo.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Corralejo attractions planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Costa Adeje to Corralejo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Corralejo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Corralejo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
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El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
Parque Natural de Corralejo ©
Parque Natural de Corralejo
Centro Comercial Las Palmeras ©
Centro Comercial Las Palmeras

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro and El Torcal de Antequera. Change things up with these side-trips from Granada: La Carihuela (in Torremolinos), Marbella Old Town (in Marbella) and Nerja (Balcony of Europe & Fundación Cueva de Nerja). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Automobile and Fashion Museum, stop by Albayzin, contemplate the long history of Castillo de Gibralfaro, and take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Granada trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Corralejo to Granada in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Corralejo in December, plan for slightly colder days in Granada, with highs around 15°C, while nights are colder with lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Alcudia.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Malaga, Nerja, El Torcal de Antequera, El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro, La Carihuela
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El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro ©
El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro
El Torcal de Antequera ©
El Torcal de Antequera
La Carihuela ©
La Carihuela

3
nights
Alcudia, Spain

Alcudia ©
Alcúdia is a municipality and township of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Serra de Tramuntana and Cap de Formentor. Relax by the water at Playa de Alcudia and Playa de Muro. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alcudia: Parc Natural de Mondrago (in Santanyi) and Palma de Mallorca (Catedral de Mallorca, Palma Aquarium, &more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Alcudia Old Town.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Alcudia trip itinerary maker app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Granada to Alcudia in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Granada in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Alcudia, with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Alcudia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Palma de Mallorca, Cap de Formentor, Parc Natural de Mondrago, Playa de Muro, Serra de Tramuntana
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Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Parc Natural de Mondrago ©
Parc Natural de Mondrago
Serra de Tramuntana ©
Serra de Tramuntana

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Historic Centre of San Gimignano (in San Gimignano), Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Torre del Mangia, Duomo di Siena, &more). There's much more to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, hunt for treasures at Mercato Centrale, and get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Florence sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Alcudia to Florence takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and flight. Traveling from Alcudia in December, you will find days in Florence are a bit cooler (15°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Siena, Historic Centre of San Gimignano, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano

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