21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
2
Lindos, Greece
— 1 night
3
Rethymnon, Greece
— 2 nights
4
Oia, Greece
— 2 nights
5
Agrigento, Italy
— 1 day
6
Syracuse, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
9
Alcudia, Spain
— 2 nights

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (in Glasgow), Lindisfarne Priory (in Holy Island) and Stirling Castle (in Stirling). And it doesn't end there: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh travel route planner.

Cardiff to Edinburgh is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cardiff in September, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Edinburgh. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Lindisfarne Priory, Stirling Castle
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Walking tours

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 26th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Feraklos Castle and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Pavlos Beach. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Village of Lindos and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lindos trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Lindos takes 10 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Edinburgh to Lindos due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Edinburgh in September, things will get much hotter in Lindos: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Feraklos Castle
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Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
Feraklos Castle ©
Feraklos Castle
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos

2
nights
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 28th (Sat): make a trip to Monastery of Arkadi, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kournas, and then wander the streets of Rethymnon Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Ombros Gialos Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ammoudaki Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rethymnon itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Lindos to Rethymnon takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Lindos in September, Rethymnon is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ombros Gialos Beach, Lake Kournas, Ammoudaki Beach
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Lake Kournas ©
Lake Kournas
Monastery of Arkadi ©
Monastery of Arkadi
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 30th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Perissa Black Sand Beach, thenlearn about winemaking at Santo Winery, and then make a trip to Sunset in Oia. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail and then contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Oia trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Rethymnon to Oia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. September in Oia sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Agrigento.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

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

1
day
Agrigento, Italy

Agrigento ©
Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): delve into the distant past at Valle dei Templi.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Agrigento day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Oia to Agrigento takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Syracuse.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites
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Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi

2
nights
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.
On the 3rd (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico and then step off the mainland to explore Ortigia. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Tonnara di Marzamemi, thenHead underground at Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio), and then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siracusa.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Syracuse trip planning app.

You can drive from Agrigento to Syracuse in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Siena.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Centro Storico, Tonnara di Marzamemi
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Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio) ©
Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio)

2
nights
Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, thenmake a trip to Piazza del Campo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Abbazia di San Galgano. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of San Gimignano.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Siena route planning site.

Traveling by flight from Syracuse to Siena takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Abbazia di San Galgano, Historic Centre of San Gimignano
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca) and Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa, Baptistery of St. John, &more). There's still lots to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercato Centrale.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Florence journey planner.

Drive from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Alcudia.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pisa, Le mura di Lucca
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Baptistery of St. John ©
Baptistery of St. John
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa

2
nights
Alcudia, Spain

Alcudia ©
Alcúdia is a municipality and township of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cap de Formentor and Playa de Muro. Venture out of the city with trips to Palma de Mallorca (Castell de Bellver, Catedral de Mallorca, &more). There's more to do: take a stroll through Alcudia Old Town and stroll through Playa de Alcudia.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Alcudia trip tool.

You can fly from Florence to Alcudia in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Alcudia are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alcudia

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Palma de Mallorca, Playa de Muro, Cap de Formentor
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Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Cap de Formentor ©
Cap de Formentor
Passeig des Born ©
Passeig des Born

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