23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Funchal, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Lagos, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Alghero, Italy
— 2 nights
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Lampedusa, Italy
— 1 night
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Catania, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly to Rhodes, Bus to Lindos
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Lindos, Greece
— 3 nights
Bus to Rhodes, Fly to Rethymnon
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Rethymnon, Greece
— 1 night
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Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Postojna, Slovenia
— 1 night
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Bovec, Slovenia
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools. Get in touch with nature at Safari Madeira Island and Ponta de Sao Lourenco. There's much more to do: see Off-Road Tours, explore the striking landscape at Cabo Girao, admire the natural beauty at Monte Palace Madeira, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Arieiro.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Funchal road trip planning tool.

London, UK to Funchal is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from London in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Funchal. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to fly to Lagos.
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Lagos, Portugal — 3 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.
We've included these beaches for you: Meia Praia and Praia Dona Ana. Escape the urban bustle at Praia do Camilo and Praia Da Rocha. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lagos: Praia da Falesia (in Olhos de Agua) and Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira). Next up on the itinerary: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Lagos vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Funchal to Lagos takes 5 hours. Traveling from Funchal in July, expect nights in Lagos to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for the flight to Alghero.
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Alghero, Italy — 2 nights

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Capo Caccia, then stroll through Spiaggia Mugoni, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Maria Pia. Here are some ideas for day two: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Pelosa Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Alghero online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Lagos to Alghero takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. July in Alghero sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Lampedusa.
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Lampedusa, Italy — 1 night

Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiagga Cala Francese, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pulcino, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia dei Conigli.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lampedusa trip website.

Fly from Alghero to Lampedusa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Alghero in July, you will find days in Lampedusa are little chillier (32°C), and nights are a bit warmer (27°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Catania.
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Catania, Italy — 2 nights

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): see Off-Road Tours, get impressive views of Mt Etna, and then make a trip to Corso Umberto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a walk through Piazza IX Aprile and then walk around Villa Comunale.

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You can fly from Lampedusa to Catania in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lindos.
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Lindos, Greece — 3 nights

A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Prasonisi Beach and Agathi Beach. Relax by the water at Agios Pavlos Beach and Tsambika Beach. Spend the 31st (Sun) exploring ancient history at Village of Lindos. The adventure continues: get outside with Pefkos Beach, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos, and stroll through Lindos Beach.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Catania to Lindos in 8 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Catania to Lindos due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Rethymnon.
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Rethymnon, Greece — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Old Venetian Harbour of Rethymno, then wander the streets of Rethymnon Old Town, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rethymnon route planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Rethymnon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Lindos in August since evenings lows in Rethymnon dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Split.
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Split, Croatia — 3 nights

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at River Rafting & Tubing and Marjan Park. Take a break from the city and head to Off-Road Tours and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Historic City of Trogir in Trogir (about 46 minutes away). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Old Split and get to know the fascinating history of Diocletian's Palace.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Split travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Rethymnon to Split takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Rethymnon to Split is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.
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Postojna, Slovenia — 1 night

With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Postojna tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Split to Postojna in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. Traveling from Split in August, expect Postojna to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bovec.
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Bovec, Slovenia — 1 night

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): play a few rounds at Golf Club Bovec, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Postojna to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 3 nights

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Staroměstská mostecká věž. When in Prague, make a side trip to see Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost in Terezin, approximately Terezin away. And it doesn't end there: walk around Letna Park, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Prague Zoo, and examine the collection at Powder Tower.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Prague route planner.

Getting from Bovec to Prague by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, train, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. August in Prague sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
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Portugal travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.
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Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.
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Croatia travel guide

4.5
Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.
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Slovenia travel guide

4.2
Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.
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