32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights
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Vik, Iceland
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
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Albufeira, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Evora, Portugal
— 1 night
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Funchal, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Costa Adeje, Spain
— 3 nights
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
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Malaga, Spain
— 3 nights
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Valletta, Malta
— 3 nights
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Rethymnon, Greece
— 5 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland — 3 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition and National Museum of Iceland. Step off the beaten path and head to Perlan and Food Tours. Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd), Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Strokkur (in Geysir). There's much more to do: see Off-Road Tours, trot along with a tour on horseback, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Reykjavik is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Auckland to Reykjavik, you'll gain 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Auckland in March; daily highs in Reykjavik reach 4°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.
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Vik, Iceland — 2 nights

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 1st (Sat), explore the ancient world of Rutshellir Cave, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskirkja Church, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Vik trip planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Vik, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and 1°C at night. You'll set off for Dublin on the 2nd (Sun).
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Dublin, Ireland — 2 nights

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): stroll around St Stephens Green, get engrossed in the history at The Little Museum of Dublin, examine the collection at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Dublinia, and finally admire the striking features of Christ Church Cathedral. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, examine the collection at Irish Whiskey Museum, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally sample the fine beverages at Teeling Whiskey Distillery.

Before you visit Dublin, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight from Vik to Dublin in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Vik in April: highs in Dublin hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to fly to Porto.
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Porto, Portugal — 1 night

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Douro River, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, take a stroll through Ribeira do Porto, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dos Clerigos, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Porto trip builder site.

Getting from Dublin to Porto by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in April: high temperatures in Porto hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Albufeira.
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Albufeira, Portugal — 3 nights

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cape Saint Vincent and Old Town Faro. Explore hidden gems such as Praia da Falesia and Praia Da Rocha. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albufeira: Farol do Cabo de Sao Vicente (in Sagres), Lagos (Praia do Camilo, Praia Dona Ana, &more) and Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Olhos de Água.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Albufeira road trip site.

You can fly from Porto to Albufeira in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Evora.
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Evora, Portugal — 1 night

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Tiago, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Evora, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela dos Ossos.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Evora trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Albufeira to Evora by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Albufeira in April, Evora is little chillier at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to fly to Funchal.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): see Off-Road Tours, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Arieiro, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ponta de Sao Lourenco. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Cabo Girao, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanická zahrada Madeira, then do a tasting at Blandy's Wine Lodge, and finally admire the natural beauty at Monte Palace Madeira.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Funchal trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Evora to Funchal takes 3.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Funchal when traveling from Evora in April, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Costa Adeje.
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Costa Adeje, Spain — 3 nights

Whether you're a sophisticated pleasure seeker with the taste for Canarian cuisine and classy shopping, or a nature lover hungry of adventures, you can have it all on a well-balanced Costa Adeje vacation.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Playa del Duque and Playa de las Teresitas. Visit Playa de las Vistas and Los Cristianos Harbour for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the verdant scenery at Masca Valley, and contemplate the geological forces at Mount Teide.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Costa Adeje online day trip planner.

Getting from Funchal to Costa Adeje by flight takes about 4.5 hours. In April in Costa Adeje, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to fly to Maspalomas.
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Maspalomas, Spain — 2 nights

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stroll through Playa de Maspalomas, then enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Las Canteras Beach, and finally wander the streets of Vegueta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan, then kick back and relax at Playa de Amadores, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Palmitos Park.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Maspalomas day trip planning website.

You can fly from Costa Adeje to Maspalomas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Malaga.
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Malaga, Spain — 3 nights

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Malaga Cathedral and El Torcal de Antequera. Do some cultural sightseeing at Castillo de Gibralfaro and Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Malaga: Benalmadena (Puerto Marina Benalmadena & Parque De La Paloma), Nerja (Balcony of Europe & Fundación Cueva de Nerja) and La Carihuela (in Torremolinos). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Automobile and Fashion Museum, make a trip to Puerto de Málaga, and take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba.

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Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Malaga takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Maspalomas in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Malaga, with lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Valletta.
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Valletta, Malta — 3 nights

Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lascaris War Rooms and Mariam Al-Batool Mosque. Visit Mnajdra and Greek's Gate for their historical value. When in Valletta, make a side trip to see Mellieha Beach in Mellieha, approximately Mellieha away. And it doesn't end there: expand your understanding of the military at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Valletta Waterfront, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church St. Agatha - Sant' Agatha, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Mdina Old City.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Valletta day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Malaga to Valletta takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, taxi, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Rethymnon.
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Rethymnon, Greece — 5 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ottoman Fortress and The Throne Room. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Monastery of Arkadi and Peristeres beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rethymnon: Old Venetian Harbor (in Chania Town), Monastery Savvathiana (in Rodia) and Heraklion Archaeological Museum (in Heraklion). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from Rethymno Lighthouse, view the masterpieces at Melitakas Handmade Greek Art, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kournas, and wander the streets of Rethymnon Old Town.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rethymnon day trip planning tool.

Getting from Valletta to Rethymnon by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Valletta to Rethymnon due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
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Greece travel guide

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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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