60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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York, United Kingdom
— 8 nights
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Sami, Greece
— 2 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 7 nights
Ferry to Heraklion, Taxi to Rethymnon
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Rethymnon, Greece
— 7 nights
Fly to Rhodes, Bus to Lindos
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Lindos, Greece
— 4 nights
Bus to Rhodes, Fly to Siena
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Siena, Italy
— 5 nights
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San Teodoro, Italy
— 7 nights
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Alcudia, Spain
— 4 nights
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Lagos, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Funchal, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 7 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bamburgh Castle and National Wallace Monument. Get a sense of the local culture at Rosslyn Chapel and Alnwick Castle. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Lindisfarne Priory (in Holy Island), Glasgow (The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, &more) and Stirling Castle (in Stirling). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and walk around Princes Street Gardens.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip builder site.

Los Angeles, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 8 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in Edinburgh at 65°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can take a train to York.
Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
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Find places to stay Aug 4 — 12:

York, United Kingdom — 8 nights

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.
Eden Camp Modern History Museum and York's Chocolate Story will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Fountains Abbey and Whitby Abbey. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Filey Beach (in Filey), Scarborough (Peasholm Park & Scarborough Beach) and Lincoln (Lincoln Castle & Lincoln Cathedral). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Whitby Harbour, explore the ancient world of York City Walls, find something for the whole family at The Forbidden Corner, and pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the York online travel planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to York by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in York, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Sami.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches
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Find places to stay Aug 12 — 20:

Sami, Greece — 2 nights

Sami serves as Cephalonia's main port and provides a convenient gateway to the other Ionian Islands.
On the 21st (Sat), don't miss a visit to Assos and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Myrtos Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Antisamos Beach and then Head underground at Melissani Cave.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sami road trip tool.

You can fly from York to Sami in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from York to Sami is 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from York in August: high temperatures in Sami hover around 89°F and lows are around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can fly to Fira.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Find places to stay Aug 20 — 22:

Fira, Greece — 7 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail and Santorini Sailing. Escape the urban bustle at Amoudi Bay and Mesa Pigadia Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fira: Almyra Beach (in Akrotiri) and Folegandros (Vorina Beach & Agios Nikolaos Beach). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vourvoulos Beach, see the interesting displays at Monastery of Profitis Ilias, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and kick back and relax at Kamari Beach.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Fira online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Sami to Fira by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In August, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rethymnon.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wineries
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Find places to stay Aug 22 — 29:

Rethymnon, Greece — 7 nights

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Samaria Gorge National Park and Preveli Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Falassarna Beach and Agia Pelagia Beach. Explore Rethymnon's surroundings by going to Episkopi Beach (in Episkopi), Old Venetian Harbor (in Chania Town) and Lake Kournas (in Kournas). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Iguana Beach, stroll through Varkotopos Beach, stop by Rethymnon Old Town, and get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rethymnon tour itinerary maker.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Fira to Rethymnon in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lindos.
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Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 5:

Lindos, Greece — 4 nights

A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Get some cultural insight at Village of Lindos and Acropolis of Lindos. Visiting Agios Pavlos Beach and Prasonisi Beach will get you outdoors. Take a break from Lindos with a short trip to Gennadi Beach in Gennadi, about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Vlycha Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsambika Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lindos trip itinerary tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Rethymnon to Lindos in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. September in Lindos sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Siena.
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Find places to stay Sep 5 — 9:

Siena, Italy — 5 nights

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Abbazia di San Galgano and Battistero di San Giovanni. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Torre del Mangia and Basilica di Santa Chiara. Venture out of the city with trips to Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca), Cascate del Mulino (in Saturnia) and Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi (in Assisi). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Historic Centre of San Gimignano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and admire the striking features of Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Siena trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Lindos to Siena by combination of bus and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lindos to Siena due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lindos in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Siena, with lows of 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to San Teodoro.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Find places to stay Sep 9 — 14:

San Teodoro, Italy — 7 nights

A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
Visit Spiaggia La Cinta and Spiaggia di Sa Curcurica for some beach relaxation. Step off the beaten path and head to Cala Brandinchi and La Caletta Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Teodoro: Spiaggia Saline (in Olbia), Orosei (Osalla Beach & Cala Liberotto) and Spiaggia di Orvile (in Posada). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Ghjlgolu and stroll through Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the San Teodoro trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Siena to San Teodoro in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In September in San Teodoro, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Alcudia.
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Find places to stay Sep 14 — 21:

Alcudia, Spain — 4 nights

Alcúdia is a municipality and township of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. Step off the beaten path and head to Playa de Alcudia and Parc Natural de Mondrago. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa de Muro and Playa de S'Amarador. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alcudia: Sa Canova Beach (in Campos), Cala Turqueta (in Ciutadella) and Cap de Formentor (in Formentor). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Formentor Playa, stroll through Playa de Sant Joan, and visit Alcudia Old Town.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Alcudia trip planner.

Fly from San Teodoro to Alcudia in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In September in Alcudia, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Lagos.
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Find places to stay Sep 21 — 25:

Lagos, Portugal — 2 nights

The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): kick back and relax at Praia Dona Ana, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Camilo, and then stroll through Praia da Falesia.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Lagos trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Alcudia to Lagos takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Alcudia to Lagos is minus 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Lagos are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Funchal.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure
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Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:

Funchal, Portugal — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Arieiro, then see Off-Road Tours, and then explore the striking landscape at Cabo Girao. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Monte Palace Madeira, learn about winemaking at Blandy's Wine Lodge, and then explore the activities along Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Funchal trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lagos to Funchal takes 5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Funchal are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Maspalomas.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:

Maspalomas, Spain — 3 nights

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 30th (Thu): take a stroll through Vegueta, enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, then kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Palmitos Park, then kick back and relax at Playa de Maspalomas, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Maspalomas online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Funchal to Maspalomas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Maspalomas can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums
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Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 2: