17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Fly to Rhodes, Bus to Lindos
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Lindos, Greece
— 2 nights
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Bus to Rhodes, Fly to Irakleion, Shuttle to Kissamos
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Kissamos, Greece
— 1 night
Drive
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Elafonissi, Greece
— 1 night
Shuttle to Heraklion, Fly to Dubrovnik
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Sami, Greece
— 1 night
Fly
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Syracuse, Italy
— 2 nights
Bus to Trapani, Staiti 13, Ferry to Isola di Favignana
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Isola di Favignana, Italy
— 1 night
Ferry to Marsala, Bus to Agrigento
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Agrigento, Italy
— 1 night
Bus to Catania, Fly to Lampedusa
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Lampedusa, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
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Stintino, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
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Alcudia, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly

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Lindos, Greece

— 2 nights
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
On the 2nd (Mon), kick back and relax at Agios Pavlos Beach, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lindos Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsambika Beach. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Village of Lindos.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lindos trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Lindos is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Cairo in August, expect nights in Lindos to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kissamos.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Kissamos, Greece

— 1 night
A quiet port town situated on Crete's western tip, Kissamos attracts mostly domestic tourists and possesses more of the quintessential Greek feel than livelier resorts strung along the island's coastline.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): stroll through Falassarna Beach and then kick back and relax at Balos Lagoon.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Kissamos online travel planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Lindos to Kissamos takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect slightly colder evenings in Kissamos when traveling from Lindos in August, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Elafonissi.

Things to do in Kissamos

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Elafonissi, Greece

— 1 night
Located just off Crete's southwestern corner, Elafonissi offers an alternative vacation idea for those looking to avoid the larger, more crowded Greek islands.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): trek along Elafonisi Viewpoint, don't miss a visit to Chryssoskalitissa Monastery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Aspri Limni Beach.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Elafonissi trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kissamos to Elafonissi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Elafonissi sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Elafonissi

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trip

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Zarkovica Animal Shelter, kick back and relax at Sveti Jakov Beach, then contemplate the long history of St. John's Fortress, then enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Dubrovnik Beer Company. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Srebreno Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Kupari, then stop by House of Nature, then step off the mainland to explore Lopud Island, and finally head off the coast to Kolocep Island.

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Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Elafonissi to Dubrovnik takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Elafonissi to Dubrovnik, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sami.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Sami, Greece

— 1 night
Sami serves as Cephalonia's main port and provides a convenient gateway to the other Ionian Islands.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the activities along Karavomilos Lake, get a taste of the local shopping with Myrtillo, then delve into the distant past at Sami Acropolis, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Panagia Agrilion, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Port of Sami.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Sami trip builder website.

Fly from Dubrovnik to Sami in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubrovnik to Sami due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Sami are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Sami

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

Syracuse, Italy

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Mediterranean

Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): make a trip to Eremo San Corrado fuori le Mura, make a trip to Piazza Immacolata, take in the spiritual surroundings of Convento San Francesco d'Assisi all'Immacolata, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Corso Vittorio Emanuele III, then get outside with Abbronzatissima Beach Club, and finally stroll through Spiaggia di Eloro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: gain a rich perspective with Ortigia Island Excursion, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Civico Maltato - Beer Shop, then examine the collection at L'Angolo del Papiro, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Santa Lucia al Sepolcro.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Syracuse sightseeing site.

Traveling by flight from Sami to Syracuse takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in Syracuse

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Isola di Favignana, Italy

— 1 night
Once famous for its white tuff shell quarries and tuna can factory--now turned into a museum--Isola di Favignana attracts divers and beachgoers with its jagged coastline rich in coves and caves.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Scalo Cavallo, explore the activities along Egadi Sea, make a trip to Villa Margherita Giardini Ipogei, then don't miss a visit to Grotta perciata, favignana, then examine the collection at Casa Museo Matteo Sercia, and finally look for gifts at Medusa Souvenir.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Isola di Favignana driving holiday planning app.

Do a combination of bus and ferry from Syracuse to Isola di Favignana in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. August in Isola di Favignana sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Agrigento.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Agrigento, Italy

— 1 night

Valley of the Temples

Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
On the 13th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di San Calogero, take an in-depth tour of Collezione La Gaipa, get outside with Monte Cammarata, then admire the masterpieces at Mudia_Museo Diocesan Agrigento, then look for gifts at Panificio Dalli Cardillo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Pirandello.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Agrigento travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Isola di Favignana to Agrigento takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Isola di Favignana in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Agrigento. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Agrigento

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Lampedusa, Italy

— 1 night
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
On the 14th (Sat), make a trip to Archivio Storico Lampedusa, head outdoors with Mare Morto, then don't miss a visit to Cala Calandra, then stop by Il Pescato Di Lampedusa S.A.S. Di Costa Antonino & C., and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Centro Recupero Tartarughe Marine.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lampedusa trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Agrigento to Lampedusa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. In August in Lampedusa, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Stintino.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Stintino, Italy

— 1 night
Stintino is a coastal comune (municipality) in the Province of Sassari in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 200km north of Cagliari and about 35km northwest of Sassari.GeographyStintino is located on the peninsula of the same name, running from Nurra plain to the Asinara Island, part of the Asinara National Park, for which Stintino is the nearer embarkment place. On the 15th (Sun), cast your line with a fishing tour, see the interesting displays at Museo della Tonnara di Stintino, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Stabilimento Balneare I Fenicotteri.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Stintino trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lampedusa to Stintino takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Lampedusa in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Stintino, with lows of 20°C. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Alcudia.

Things to do in Stintino

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

Alcudia, Spain

— 2 nights
Alcúdia is a municipality and township of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Platja Des Coll Baix, enjoy the sand and surf at Aucanada Beach, don't miss a visit to Placa Major Pollensa, don't miss a visit to Parroquia Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles, then go for a walk through The 365 Calvari Steps, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mirador Es Colomer Formentor.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Alcudia trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Stintino to Alcudia takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alcudia

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips