18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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18 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Fira, Greece
— 1 night
ferry:  3​h
2
Rethymnon, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train + bus:  5​h
4
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Ullapool, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
+2
train + tram + Fly:  9​h 30​min
7
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: New Delhi, India

1
night
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): look for gifts at Anemi Artcrafts, take in the exciting artwork at Mnemossyne Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Oia Treasures Art Gallery, then look for gifts at Epilekton, then stop by Aquamarine Jewelry, and finally take some stellar pictures from Sunset in Oia. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at MATI Art Gallery, look for gifts at Oneiro Jewelry, then examine the collection at Argyros Mansion, and finally view the masterpieces at S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery.

Make your Fira itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Toronto, Canada to Fira is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Toronto in November: high temperatures in Fira hover around 23°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Fira

Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Oia, Argyros Mansion, S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery ©
S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery
MATI Art Gallery ©
MATI Art Gallery
Mnemossyne Gallery ©
Mnemossyne Gallery

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Kourtaliotiko Gorge, then look for gifts at Marianna's Workshop, then look for gifts at Royale Shopping, and finally wander the streets of Rethymnon Old Town.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rethymnon trip builder site

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Fira to Rethymnon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In November, daytime highs in Rethymnon are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Shopping Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Royale Shopping, Kourtaliotiko Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Kourtaliotiko Gorge ©
Kourtaliotiko Gorge
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town

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 (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Grassmarket.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip planner

Do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Rethymnon to Edinburgh in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Rethymnon to Edinburgh, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Rethymnon, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Edinburgh, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Dalhousie Castle Falconry, Rosslyn Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Dalhousie Castle Falconry ©
Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Grassmarket ©
Grassmarket

2
nights
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
On the 14th (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Trotternish Art Gallery, step into the grandiose world of Duntulm Castle, then get a taste of the local shopping with Uig Pottery, and finally stop by Hebridean Isles Trading Company -Island at the Edge. Keep things going the next day: stop by Isle of Skye Candle Company, then step into the grandiose world of Dunscaith Castle, then contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Coruisk, and finally view the masterpieces at JR Art Gallery (Jeremy Rossiter).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye travel app

You can drive from Edinburgh to Isle of Skye in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Edinburgh in November, Isle of Skye is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Shopping Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Loch Coruisk ©
Loch Coruisk
Colbost Folk Museum ©
Colbost Folk Museum
Dunscaith Castle ©
Dunscaith Castle

3
nights
Ullapool, United Kingdom

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve, explore the historical opulence of Ardvreck Castle, savor a hot drink at The Culkein Store, then view the masterpieces at RhueArt, and finally stop by Made in Ullapool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Lael Crafts Gallery and coffee stop, then take in the awesome beauty at Stac Pollaidh Mountain, then look for gifts at Achins Bookshop, and finally stop by Treasure Chest.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ullapool online trip builder

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Ullapool in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Isle of Skye in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 1°C in Ullapool. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Achins Bookshop, The Jammery Culkein, Treasure Chest, Ardvreck Castle
Highlights from your plan
Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve ©
Ardvreck Castle ©
Ardvreck Castle
Stac Pollaidh Mountain ©
Stac Pollaidh Mountain

2
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 19th (Mon), examine the collection at Ship Space, identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre, then admire the sheer force of Plodda Falls, and finally look for gifts at The Potting Shed Tearoom Inshriach. On the next day, kick back and relax at Dornoch Beach, tee off at Royal Dornoch Golf Club, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dornoch Cathedral.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Inverness tour itinerary planning app

Getting from Ullapool to Inverness by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dornoch, The Potting Shed Tearoom Inshriach, Plodda Falls, Aigas Field Centre
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Dornoch Cathedral ©
Dornoch Cathedral
Plodda Falls ©
Plodda Falls

3
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Perlan and Reykjavik Open Air Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Settlement Center and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar). Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Selfoss), Blomasetrid (in Borgarnes) and Hraunfossar (in Husafell). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and look for gifts at 12 Tonar.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip builder website

Traveling by flight from Inverness to Reykjavik takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Inverness in November, you will find days in Reykjavik are little chillier (5°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Borgarnes, Hraunfossar, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Hraunfossar ©
Hraunfossar
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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