26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Rethymnon, Greece
— 1 night
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Lindos, Greece
— 2 nights
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Syracuse, Italy
— 1 night
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Valletta, Malta
— 2 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
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Valencia, Spain
— 3 nights
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Malaga, Spain
— 3 nights
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Corralejo, Spain
— 2 nights
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 3 nights

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Museum on the Mound and Writers' Museum. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at People's Story, explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard, steep yourself in history at Gladstone's Land, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Cuthbert's Parish Church.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planning app.

Medellin, Colombia to Edinburgh is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Medellin to Edinburgh. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Medellin in November, with highs in Edinburgh at 10°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Museum on the Mound ©
Museum on the Mound
Writers' Museum ©
Writers' Museum
People's Story ©
People's Story

1
night
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 1st (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Biotopoi Nature Park, explore the galleries of Stagakis Cretan Lyra Workshop, then pause for some serene contemplation at Four Martyrs Church, then explore the world behind art at Contemporary Art Museum of Crete, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: stop by mariannas, then have some family-friendly fun at Rethimno Kart, then get engrossed in the history at Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno, and finally make a trip to Symbol of Rethymnon City.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rethymnon holiday planner.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Rethymnon in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Edinburgh in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Rethymnon: highs are around 17°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Museums · Shopping · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Stagakis Cretan Lyra Workshop ©
Stagakis Cretan Lyra Workshop
Contemporary Art Museum of Crete ©
Contemporary Art Museum of Crete
Rethimno Kart ©
Rethimno Kart

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 3rd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Vliha Bay, then stop by Kori Lindos, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of the Panagia, and finally examine the collection at Tsambika Byzantine Museum. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the engaging exhibits at Rodos Nature - Folklore Museum, get a taste of life in the country at A&E Elpida Ranch, then kick back and relax at Glystra Beach, and finally make a trip to Tomb of Kleoboulos.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lindos online trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Rethymnon to Lindos in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Lindos

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

A&E Elpida Ranch, Rodos Nature - Folklore Museum
Highlights from your plan
Rodos Nature - Folklore Museum ©
Rodos Nature - Folklore Museum
The Church of the Panagia ©
The Church of the Panagia
Tomb of Kleoboulos ©
Tomb of Kleoboulos

1
night
Syracuse, Italy

Syracuse ©
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 5th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo, then explore the world behind art at Palazzo Bellomo, then look for gifts at Mercato Di Siracusa, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Santa Lucia al Sepolcro. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Azienda Agricola Pupillo, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Civico Maltato - Beer Shop.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Syracuse road trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Syracuse in 9.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo ©
Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo
Basilica Santa Lucia al Sepolcro ©
Basilica Santa Lucia al Sepolcro
Palazzo Bellomo ©
Palazzo Bellomo

2
nights
Valletta, Malta

Valletta ©
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.
On the 7th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Malta Postal Museum, contemplate the long history of War HQ Tunnel, get to know the fascinating history of Auberge d'Italie, then don't miss a visit to St. Catherine of Italy, then admire the landmark architecture of Auberge de Castille, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Victories Church. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Mediterranean Conference Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Francis' Church Valletta, and then get engrossed in the history at Great Siege of Malta and the Knights of St. John.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Valletta trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Syracuse to Valletta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Valletta can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Siena.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
War HQ Tunnel ©
War HQ Tunnel
Auberge de Castille ©
Auberge de Castille
Our Lady of Victories Church ©
Our Lady of Victories Church

2
nights
Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museo dell'Acqua, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then deepen your understanding at Scuola di Cucina di Lella, and finally stop by Siena Tartufi (truffle hunting). On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Palazzo Chigi Saracini, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Clemente in Santa Maria dei Servi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga di Siena, then don't miss a visit to Via di Citta, and finally contemplate the long history of Loggia della Mercanzia.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Siena planner.

Getting from Valletta to Siena by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or take a bus. In December, Siena is a bit cooler than Valletta - with highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Scuola di Cucina di Lella ©
Scuola di Cucina di Lella

3
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Walking tours and BeachBol Valencia. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Catalina Church (Iglesia de Santa Catalina), take in the views from Assut de l'Or Bridge, get outside with Valencia con Anna, excursions, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Real Colegio Seminario de Corpus Christi.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Valencia online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Siena to Valencia takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Valencia, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Valencia

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Real Colegio Seminario de Corpus Christi ©
Real Colegio Seminario de Corpus Christi
Walking tours

3
nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like La Calle Larios and Revello de Toro Museum. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museo de Artes y Costumbres Populares, don't miss a visit to La Casa Invisible, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacred Heart Church (Sagrado Corazon), and catch some excitement at Kelipe Centro de Arte Flamenco.

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You can fly from Valencia to Malaga in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Valencia in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Malaga, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sacred Heart Church (Sagrado Corazon) ©
Sacred Heart Church (Sagrado Corazon)
Museo de Artes y Costumbres Populares ©
Museo de Artes y Costumbres Populares
Revello de Toro Museum ©
Revello de Toro Museum

2
nights
Corralejo, Spain

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): head outdoors with Vins Cross, kick back and relax at Flag Beach, then kick back and relax at Grandes Playas, and finally stop by Pirates and Dolls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): stroll through Popcorn Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at El Burro, then contemplate the geological forces at Humankind Healing Massage, and finally find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Corralejo sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Malaga to Corralejo in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Malaga in December: high temperatures in Corralejo hover around 24°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Corralejo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Flag Beach ©
Flag Beach
Pirates and Dolls ©
Pirates and Dolls
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

3
nights
Maspalomas, Spain

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 19th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the ancient world of Yacimiento Punta Mujeres, then take a leisurely stroll along Strandpromenade Meloneras, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo Ecumenico El Salvador, and finally catch some excitement at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de San Agustin, then try for a hole-in-one at Minigolf Yumbo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Paseo Costa Canaria.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Maspalomas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Corralejo to Maspalomas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, daytime highs in Maspalomas are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Templo Ecumenico El Salvador ©
Templo Ecumenico El Salvador
Strandpromenade Meloneras ©
Strandpromenade Meloneras

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