24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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Bordeaux, France
— 1 night
2
Syracuse, Italy
— 6 nights
3
Taormina, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Paris, France
— 1 night
5
Maastricht, The Netherlands
— 1 night
6
Brussels, Belgium
— Few hours
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
8
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
9
Lanzarote, Spain
— 4 nights

1
night
Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bordeaux attractions planning website.

Asuncion, Paraguay to Bordeaux is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Paraguay Standard Time (PYT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. In June in Bordeaux, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 1st (Sat), you're off to Syracuse.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Outdoors · Tours · Wineries

6
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro Storico and Ragusa Ibla. Get outdoors at Riserva Naturale Orientata Oasi faunistica di Vendicari and Spiaggia di Gallina. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Syracuse: Spiaggia Calamosche (in Noto) and Scicli (Scicli & Pezza Filippa). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Lido Le Nereidi and step off the mainland to explore Ortigia.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Syracuse trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Bordeaux to Syracuse takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Taormina.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Noto, Scicli, Ragusa Ibla, Spiaggia di Gallina
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Ragusa Ibla ©
Ragusa Ibla
Scicli ©
Scicli

2
nights
Taormina, Italy

Taormina ©
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): head off the coast to Isola Bella, don't miss a visit to Ancient Theatre of Taormina, and then walk around Villa Comunale. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia libera - Santa Teresa di Riva and then stroll through Grotte Beach Mongiove.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Taormina trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Syracuse to Taormina by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Taormina are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Taormina

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Spiaggia libera - Santa Teresa di Riva, Grotte Beach Mongiove
Highlights from your plan
Villa Comunale ©
Villa Comunale
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Ancient Theatre of Taormina ©
Ancient Theatre of Taormina

1
night
Paris, France

Paris
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Taormina to Paris in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Taormina in July, with highs in Paris at 30°C and lows at 18°C. On the 10th (Mon), you're off to Maastricht.

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife · Tours · Shopping

1
night
Maastricht, The Netherlands

Maastricht
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Maastricht trip tool.

You can take a train from Paris to Maastricht in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 11th (Tue), you're off to Brussels.

Things to do in Maastricht

Fun & Games · Parks · Nightlife

few
hours
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels travel route site.

Getting from Maastricht to Brussels by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Brussels are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You'll set off for St. Petersburg on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Brussels

Nightlife · Museums · Historic Sites

2
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and then admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the St. Petersburg road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Brussels to St. Petersburg in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Brussels to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Melrose Abbey and Scott's View. Museum-lovers will get to explore Royal Yacht Britannia and National Museum of Scotland. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planner.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Edinburgh in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, bus, and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Edinburgh, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from St. Petersburg in July; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lanzarote.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Scott's View, Melrose Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Melrose Abbey ©
Melrose Abbey
Scott's View ©
Scott's View
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

4
nights
Lanzarote, Spain

Lanzarote ©
Today, the entire island is a World Biosphere Reserve, with over 500 different kinds of plants, 17 of which are endemic.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jardin de Cactus and Surf Spot Famara. Get outdoors at Volcán El Cuervo and Papagayo Beach. Take a break from Lanzarote with a short trip to Parque Natural de Corralejo in Corralejo, about 3h 30 min away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Timanfaya Nationalpark, take in the waterfront activity at Marina Rubicon, examine the collection at Fundacion Cesar Manrique, and kick back and relax at Charca de la Novia.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lanzarote road trip tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Edinburgh to Lanzarote in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus. In July, Lanzarote is a bit warmer than Edinburgh - with highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lanzarote

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Parque Natural de Corralejo
Highlights from your plan
Jardin de Cactus ©
Jardin de Cactus
Surf Spot Famara ©
Surf Spot Famara
Volcán El Cuervo ©
Volcán El Cuervo

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