60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Funchal, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
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Playa Blanca, Spain
— 2 nights
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Malaga, Spain
— 3 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
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Benidorm, Spain
— 1 night
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rethymnon, Greece
— 4 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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York, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Cork, Ireland
— 5 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte and Zona Velha. Get a sense of the local culture at Colegio dos Jesuitas do Funchal and Relicious Art Museum. Explore Funchal's surroundings by going to Ponta do Pargo (Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse & Church of Sao Pedro). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, steep yourself in history at Santa Clara Convent, take in the pleasant sights at Santa Maria Street, and stroll through Madeira Explorers.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Funchal online sightseeing planner.

Louisville, USA to Funchal is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Louisville to Funchal is 5 hours. While traveling from Louisville, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Funchal, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Maspalomas.

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Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
On the 5th (Sun), walk around Parque Urbano del Sur, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de las Meloneras, take a leisurely stroll along Strandpromenade Meloneras, then explore the ancient world of Yacimiento Punta Mujeres, then stop by The Mint Company Luxe Meloneras, and finally identify plant and animal life at La Charca. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Mirador de Puerto de Mogan, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Nudista Montana Arena, play a few rounds at Campo del Golf de Maspalomas, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Park of Maspalomas (El Parque Botanico de Maspalomas), then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Gran Chaparral.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Maspalomas road trip planning site.

Fly from Funchal to Maspalomas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in March, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Playa Blanca.

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Playa Blanca, Spain

Playa Blanca ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de Nuestra Senora Del Carmen, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Flamingo, enjoy the sea views from Faro de Punta Pechiguera, do a tasting at Bodegas Stratvs, then learn about winemaking at Bodega La Geria, and finally learn about winemaking at Bodegas Rubicon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Montana Bermeja, take in the dramatic natural features at El Golfo, stroll through Playa del Janubio, get a taste of local nightlife at Centro de Artesania La Antigua Escuela de Yaiza, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Maria de los Remedios, and finally examine the collection at Bodega El Grifo - Museo del Vino.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Playa Blanca trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Maspalomas to Playa Blanca by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Playa Blanca can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Malaga.

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Malaga, Spain

Malaga

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Head to Mahatma Showroom and Larios Centro Mallfor some retail therapy. Get a sense of the local culture at Iglesia de Los Martires and Revello de Toro Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Malaga: Antequera (Convento de Belen, El Carmen Church, &more), Ronda (Puente Viejo, Roman Bridge, &more) and Senda Litoral Mijas - Malaga (in Mijas). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacred Heart Church (Sagrado Corazon), enjoy the sea views from La Farola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santiago, and explore the world behind art at Museum Jorge Rando.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Malaga travel planner.

You can fly from Playa Blanca to Malaga in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Malaga when traveling from Playa Blanca in March, with lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Wineries

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Winery / Vineyard
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
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Dona Felisa Winery
4.7

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Granada, Spain

Granada ©

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
On the 11th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de los Hospitalicos o Corpus Christi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Hospital Real De La Caridad De Guadix, steep yourself in history at El Duende De La Plaza, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de Santiago Apostol, pause for some serene contemplation at Ermita de Gracia – Iglesia Cueva de Guadix, then make a trip to Puerta del Vino, and finally contemplate the long history of Plaza de los Aljibes.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Granada holiday app.

You can drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Malaga in March, expect Granada to be little chillier, temps between 61°F and 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Benidorm.

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Historic Site
El Duende De La Plaza
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Plaza de los Aljibes
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Benidorm, Spain

Benidorm ©
A major seaside resort on the famous Costa Blanca, Benidorm was built compactly, thanks to the foresight of a local government administrator in the 1960s, who had a vision for a holiday destination that would grow upwards.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stroll around L'Aiguera Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Cala Tio Ximo, stroll around Parque Natural de la Serra Gelada, don't miss a visit to Faro de l'Albir, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia Nuestra Senora del Consuelo, and finally learn more about the world around you at Centro Cultural Maritimo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Benidorm online day trip planner.

You can drive from Granada to Benidorm in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Benidorm, with lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca ©

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Castell d Alaro and Ermita de Betlem. Your inner history buff will appreciate Santuari de Cura and Santa Eulalia. Explore Palma de Mallorca's surroundings by going to Soller (Sala Picasso y Sala Miro & Església parroquial de Sant Bartomeu de Sóller), Bodega Castell Miquel (in Alaro) and Cruz del Descubrimiento (in Santa Ponsa). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of La Casa de Robert Graves, pick up some local products at Mercado de Santa Catalina, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Terrazas de la Catedral de Palma, and stroll through Palma Nova Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Palma de Mallorca trip planner.

You can fly from Benidorm to Palma de Mallorca in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Benidorm in March since evenings lows in Palma de Mallorca dip to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Florence.

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Castell d Alaro
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Santuari de Cura
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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get a sense of the local culture at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele and Fattoria di Montemaggio. Cappella Brancacci and Historic Centre of the City of Pienza will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Corbucci (in Gambassi Terme), Montalcino (Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni, Castiglion del Bosco Winery, &more) and Volterra (Palazzo dei Priori, Porta all'Arco, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Tuscany in a Bottle, see the interesting displays at Stibbert Museum, learn about winemaking at Montefioralle Winery, and get advice or help at Palazzo Strozzi.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planner.

Getting from Palma de Mallorca to Florence by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. March in Florence sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Rethymnon.

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Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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Terme Bagno Vignoni
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Podere Il Cocco
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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Winery Stilianou and Anoskeli Winery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cathedral of Eisodion tis Theotokou and Food Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Rethymnon: Thirathen Museum of Musical Instruments (in Krousonas), Monastery Savvathiana (in Rodia) and Heraklion (Douloufakis Winery, Church and the Museum of St. Aikaterini, &more). The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, browse the exhibits of Stagakis Cretan Lyra Workshop, contemplate the long history of Monastery of Panagia Chalevi, and pause for some serene contemplation at Agia Irini.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rethymnon trip planner.

Fly from Florence to Rethymnon in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Florence in March, Rethymnon is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Rethymnon

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Winery Stilianou
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Douloufakis Winery
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Off-Road Tours
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Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the galleries of Pablo Cruzz Art. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Archaeological Museum Fira, don't miss a visit to Karavolades Stairs, explore the world behind art at MATI Art Gallery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, then view the masterpieces at Asimis Kolaitou Art Gallery Santorini, and finally see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Fira itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Rethymnon to Fira by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or fly. In March in Fira, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Brighton and Hove.

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Museums · Shopping · Tours · Historic Sites

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Winery / Vineyard
Artemis Karamolegos Winery
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom

Brighton and Hove ©

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
Get some cultural insight at Standen and Scotney Castle Garden. Head to Oliver's Brighton and Nigel Greaves Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Eastbourne (Grand Parade Main Resort Beach & Museum of Shops), Cuckmere Haven (in Seaford) and Michelham Priory (in Arlington). The adventure continues: sample the tasty concoctions at Rye Waterworks MIcropub, do a tasting at Carr Taylor Vineyard, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Thomas the Martyr, and steep yourself in history at Southover Grange Gardens.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Brighton and Hove tour builder app.

Fly from Fira to Brighton and Hove in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Fira in March, things will get little chillier in Brighton and Hove: highs are around 51°F and lows about 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Bath.

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Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore hidden gems such as Tintern Abbey and The Bishop's Palace and Gardens. Do your shopping at Victoria Art Gallery and Milsom Street. Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Caerleon (Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths & Caerleon Amphitheatre), Usk Castle (in Usk) and White Castle (in Abergavenny). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Raglan Castle, contemplate the long history of Farleigh Hungerford Castle, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Hook Norton Brewery, and don't miss a visit to Chalice Well.

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Traveling by car from Brighton and Hove to Bath takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to York.

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Raglan Castle
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Tintern Abbey
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York, United Kingdom

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City of Festivals

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 some historical perspective at Ripon Cathedral and Treasurer's House. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Grainger Town and York St Mary's Contemporary Art Space. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Monsal Trail (in Bakewell), Ladybower Reservoir (in Bamford) and Eyam (Eyam Plague Village Museum, Eyam Hall & Craft Centre, &more). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Nunnington Hall, steep yourself in history at Merchant Adventurers' Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Beverley Minster.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the York online route builder.

Traveling by car from Bath to York takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in York can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Edinburgh.

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Treasurer's House
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Beverley Minster
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Ripon Cathedral
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Birks of Aberfeldy and Ossian's Hall. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum and Greyfriars Kirkyard. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Bamburgh (Bamburgh Beach, Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh, &more), The Lowry Trail (in Berwick upon Tweed) and Holy Island (Lindisfarne Centre, The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Dunblane Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Blackness Castle, brush up on your military savvy at National War Museum of Scotland, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dunkeld Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from York to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. April in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 37°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cork.

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Cork, Ireland

Cork ©

Rebel City

One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
For shopping fun, head to Blarney Chocolate Factory or Peter Cox Photography Gallery. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Irish Ways and Nano Nagle Place. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cork: Craggaunowen (in Sixmilebridge), Quin Abbey (in Quin) and Dromoland Castle (in Newmarket-on-Fergus). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Well, explore the world behind art at Crawford Art Gallery, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stop by Killarney Falconry.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cork sightseeing website.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Cork in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in April, and nighttime lows around 41°F. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Reykjavik.

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St. Patrick's Well
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Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Shop till you drop at Nordic Store and Art Gallery 101. Do some cultural sightseeing at Grotta Lighthouse and Tales from Iceland. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Urridafoss Waterfall (in Villingaholt), Reykjadalur Hot Springs (in Hveragerdi) and Grindavik (Hopsnes Lighthouse & Gunnuhver Hot Springs). There's much more to do: try out the rides at Sundhollin Public Baths, get your game on at Mink Viking Portrait Studio, kick back and relax at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery Holavallagardur.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik trip planner.

Getting from Cork to Reykjavik by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Traveling from Cork in April, expect Reykjavik to be slightly colder, temps between 43°F and 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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Grotta Lighthouse
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