31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Alexandria, Egypt
Fly + Bus:  7 h 45 min
1
Lindos, Greece
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Shuttle:  6 h 15 min
2
Rethymnon, Greece
— 1 night
Ferry:  3 h
3
Oia, Greece
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Fly + Bus + Train:  9 h 15 min
4
Syracuse, Italy
— 1 day
+3
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
6
Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
+4
Bus + Fly + Train + Subway + Train:  7 h 45 min
7
York, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
8
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  7 h 45 min
9
Killarney, Ireland
— 1 night
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  10 h 15 min
10
Maspalomas, Spain
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
11
Malaga, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
12
Valencia, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
13
Alcudia, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h
End: Alexandria, Egypt

2
nights
Lindos, Greece

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Village of Lindos, delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos, and then kick back and relax at Agios Pavlos Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Vlycha Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lindos Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tsambika Beach.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lindos online driving holiday planner.

Alexandria, Egypt to Lindos is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Alexandria, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Lindos, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Lindos

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Tsambika Beach
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Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Tsambika Beach ©
Tsambika Beach

1
night
Rethymnon, Greece

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Ancient Eleutherna, make a trip to Monastery of Arkadi, then kick back and relax at Geropotamos Beach, and finally take a stroll through Rethymnon Old Town.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rethymnon visit planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Lindos to Rethymnon in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Lindos in September, Rethymnon is a bit cooler at night with lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Oia.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
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Monastery of Arkadi ©
Monastery of Arkadi
Ancient Eleutherna ©
Ancient Eleutherna
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town

2
nights
Oia, Greece

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
On the 10th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, then stroll through Perissa Black Sand Beach, then do a tasting at Santo Winery, and finally hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay and then make a trip to Sunset in Oia.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Oia trip itinerary site.

Traveling by ferry from Rethymnon to Oia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Santo Winery, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Akrotiri
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Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery

1
day
Syracuse, Italy

Syracuse ©
Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa and then step off the mainland to explore Ortigia.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Syracuse road trip planning tool.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Oia to Syracuse in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Oia to Syracuse, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Syracuse

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Pisa (Duomo di Pisa, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more), Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca) and Montecatini Alto (in Montecatini Alto). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and take in panoramic vistas at Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Florence day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Syracuse to Florence takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Pisa, Bologna, Montecatini Alto, Le mura di Lucca
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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Montecatini Alto ©
Montecatini Alto
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa

2
nights
Siena, Italy

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and finally make a trip to Piazza del Campo. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia di San Galgano and then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of San Gimignano.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Siena trip itinerary maker site.

You can take a bus from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. September in Siena sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to York.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Abbazia di San Galgano, Historic Centre of San Gimignano
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Whitby Harbour and Whitby Abbey. Explore York's surroundings by going to Beamish Museum (in Beamish), Durham Cathedral (in Durham) and Peasholm Park (in Scarborough). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, admire the landmark architecture of York Shambles, take in the architecture and atmosphere at York Minster, and get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the York driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Siena to York in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In September, York is little chillier than Siena - with highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Whitby, Beamish Museum, Durham Cathedral, Peasholm Park
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Whitby Harbour ©
Whitby Harbour
Peasholm Park ©
Peasholm Park

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Glasgow (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum & The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel) and Stirling Castle (in Stirling). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, stroll around Princes Street Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner.

You can take a train from York to Edinburgh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In September in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Killarney.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Glasgow, Stirling Castle
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

1
night
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe, then take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House, and finally don't miss a visit to Ladies' View.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Killarney day trip tool.

Getting from Edinburgh to Killarney by combination of flight, bus, and train takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Ladies' View ©
Ladies' View
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe

1
night
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 26th (Thu): observe the fascinating underwater world at Palmitos Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan, then enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Maspalomas.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Maspalomas route builder website.

Getting from Killarney to Maspalomas by combination of train, bus, and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September, Maspalomas is a bit warmer than Killarney - with highs of 31°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Playa de Mogan
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Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
El Faro de Maspalomas ©
El Faro de Maspalomas

3
nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Explore Malaga's surroundings by going to Benalmadena (Parque De La Paloma & Puerto Marina Benalmadena), Puente Nuevo (in Ronda) and Nerja (Fundación Cueva de Nerja & Balcony of Europe). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Automobile and Fashion Museum, wander the streets of Marbella Old Town, take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Málaga, and get to know the resident critters at Bioparc.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Malaga sightseeing website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Maspalomas to Malaga in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Maspalomas to Malaga is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Benalmadena, Nerja, Marbella Old Town, Puente Nuevo, Bioparc
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Puerto Marina Benalmadena ©
Puerto Marina Benalmadena
Automobile and Fashion Museum ©
Automobile and Fashion Museum
Puerto de Málaga ©
Puerto de Málaga

3
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Plaza de la Virgen and Guadalest Valley. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Plaza del Mercado (Placa del Mercat), steep yourself in history at La Lonja de la Seda, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Valencia travel planner.

You can fly from Malaga to Valencia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Valencia are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Alcudia.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Guadalest Valley
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:
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Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Plaza de la Virgen ©
Plaza de la Virgen
Guadalest Valley ©
Guadalest Valley

3
nights
Alcudia, Spain

Alcudia ©
Alcúdia is a municipality and township of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): kick back and relax at Playa de Muro, make a trip to Cap de Formentor, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Murta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Palma Aquarium, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Mallorca, then explore the historical opulence of Castell de Bellver, and finally stroll through Playa de Alcudia.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Valencia to Alcudia in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alcudia

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Palma de Mallorca, Playa de Muro, Cap de Formentor, Cala Murta
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Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Cap de Formentor ©
Cap de Formentor
Playa de Alcudia ©
Playa de Alcudia

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