10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

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10 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly + Drive:  13​h 15​min
1
Carloforte, Italy
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  10​h 45​min
2
Rhodes Town, Greece
— 1 day
Fly + Shuttle:  3​h 45​min
3
Rethymnon, Greece
— 2 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  2​h 30​min
4
Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Naxos, Greece
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

1
day
Carloforte, Italy

Carloforte ©
Carloforte is a fishing and resort town of located on Isola di San Pietro, approximately 7km off the southwestern coast of Sardinia, in southern Sardinia, Italy.HistoryAccording to a legend, a local church was founded in the early 14th century in honour of hundreds of participants to the so-called Children's Crusade of 1212 who perished in a shipwreck just off the island on their way to North Africa during a gale. On the 2nd (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at La Conca, then stroll through Cape Sandalo, then identify plant and animal life at Spiaggia di Cala Fico, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Punta Delle Colonne.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Carloforte travel route planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Carloforte is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in July: highs in Carloforte hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Carloforte

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Cape Sandalo ©
Cape Sandalo

1
day
Rhodes Town, Greece

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
On the 3rd (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes and then get to know the fascinating history of Medieval City.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rhodes Town online vacation planner .

Explore your travel options from Carloforte to Rhodes Town with the Route module. Traveling from Carloforte to Rhodes Town, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Carloforte in July, you will find days in Rhodes Town are slightly colder (35°C), and nights are a bit warmer (28°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites
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Medieval City ©
Medieval City

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take a stroll through Rethymnon Old Town, steep yourself in history at The Venetian Fortezza, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church, and finally kick back and relax at Episkopi Beach. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Kourtaliotiko Gorge, kick back and relax at Plakias Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Agia Irini Convent.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rethymnon online holiday maker .

Getting from Rhodes Town to Rethymnon by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. July in Rethymnon sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Plakias, Episkopi Beach, St. Nicholas Church, Agia Irini Convent
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St. Nicholas Church ©
St. Nicholas Church
Kourtaliotiko Gorge ©
Kourtaliotiko Gorge
Plakias Beach ©
Plakias Beach

2
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Sunset in Oia, get a taste of the local shopping with MATI Art Gallery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and finally learn about winemaking at Artemis Karamolegos Winery. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Perivolos, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then see the interesting displays at Monastery of Profitis Ilias.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Fira sightseeing planning app .

Traveling by ferry from Rethymnon to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. July in Fira sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Fira

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Perivolos, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Monastery of Profitis Ilias, Sunset in Oia
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Artemis Karamolegos Winery ©
Artemis Karamolegos Winery
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Monastery of Profitis Ilias ©
Monastery of Profitis Ilias

3
nights
Naxos, Greece

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Petalouda Art Gallery, wander the streets of Old Town, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Portara, then stroll through Maragas Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Prokopios Beach.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Naxos sightseeing planner .

Getting from Fira to Naxos by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly. In July, daily temperatures in Naxos can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naxos

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Eggares Olive Press Museum ©
Eggares Olive Press Museum
Maragas Beach ©
Maragas Beach
Old Town ©
Old Town

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