13 days in Western Europe Itinerary

13 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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13 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad, India
+2
Fly + bus + train:  14​h 30​min
1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
York, United Kingdom
— 1 night
+2
train + bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Funchal, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
4
Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  9​h 45​min
5
Siena, Italy
— 1 night
+3
train + tram + Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
6
Lindos, Greece
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Hyderabad, India

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, and then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Edinburgh Old Town, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip planner .

Hyderabad, India to Edinburgh is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Hyderabad in September, expect Edinburgh to be much colder, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Stirling Castle
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

1
night
York, United Kingdom

York ©
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.
On the 14th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, then see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, and finally wander the streets of York Shambles.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the York driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to York in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): do a tasting at Blandy's Wine Lodge, take some stellar pictures from Cabo Girao, and then admire the natural beauty at Monte Palace Madeira. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Arieiro and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ponta de Sao Lourenco.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Funchal journey planner.

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from York to Funchal takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from York in September: highs in Funchal hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ponta de Sao Lourenco, Cabo Girao
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Blandy's Wine Lodge ©
Blandy's Wine Lodge
Ponta de Sao Lourenco ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco
Cabo Girao ©
Cabo Girao

2
nights
Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©
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 17th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, then kick back and relax at Playa de Maspalomas, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Dunas de Maspalomas. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Amadores and then kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Maspalomas online tour planner .

Fly from Funchal to Maspalomas in 5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Maspalomas are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Siena.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa de Amadores, Playa de Mogan
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Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
El Faro de Maspalomas ©
El Faro de Maspalomas
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan

1
night
Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbazia di San Galgano and then don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of San Gimignano.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Siena tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Maspalomas to Siena in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Maspalomas to Siena, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Maspalomas in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Siena, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Historic Centre of San Gimignano, Abbazia di San Galgano
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Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano

2
nights
Lindos, Greece

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the ancient world of Village of Lindos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Tsambika Beach, then kick back and relax at Agios Pavlos Beach, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lindos day trip planner.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and bus from Siena to Lindos in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Siena in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Lindos, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lindos

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Tsambika Beach
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Tsambika Beach ©
Tsambika Beach
Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos

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