28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Milan, Italy
Drive:  3 h 45 min
1
Locarno, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Stresa, Italy
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  6 h
3
Palermo, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  7 h 30 min
4
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 30 min
5
Tallinn, Estonia
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h 30 min
6
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  12 h 15 min
7
Funchal, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  10 h 30 min
8
Granada, Spain
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Milan, Italy

2
nights
Locarno, Switzerland

Locarno ©
Locarno's Mediterranean climate, palm trees, and 2,300 hours of sunlight per year make this city the warmest in Switzerland.
Popular historic sites such as Chiesa di San Michele and Chiesa di San Nicolao are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Castello Di Mesocco and Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie. Venture out of the city with trips to Champery Resort (in Champery) and Alta Piumogna Waterfalls (in Faido).

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Locarno visit website.

Milan, Italy to Locarno is an approximately 2- hour car ride. In March, daytime highs in Locarno are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Stresa.

Things to do in Locarno

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Champery Resort, Chiesa di San Nicolao, Alta Piumogna Waterfalls, Castello Di Mesocco, Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie
Highlights from your plan
Champery Resort ©
Champery Resort
Castello Di Mesocco ©
Castello Di Mesocco
Chiesa di San Michele ©
Chiesa di San Michele

3
nights
Stresa, Italy

Stresa ©
Stresa is a town and comune of about 5,000 residents on the shores of Lake Maggiore in the province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, about 90km northwest of Milan. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ricetto di Candelo and Palazzo Borromeo. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie and Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista. Explore Stresa's surroundings by going to Wild Snowboard & Ski Academy (in Varzo), La Valle Vogna (in Riva Valdobbia) and Parco Naturale dell'Alta Valle Antrona (in Antrona Schieranco).

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Stresa trip planner.

Drive from Locarno to Stresa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Stresa are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, Wild Snowboard & Ski Academy, Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, Ricetto di Candelo, La Valle Vogna
Highlights from your plan
Ricetto di Candelo ©
Ricetto di Candelo
Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie
Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo

4
nights
Palermo, Italy

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Get a sense of the local culture at Chiesa Madre Santa Maria Maggiore and Castello di Vicari. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ruderi della Chiesa della Commenda and Santuario Madonna dell'Olio. Change things up with these side-trips from Palermo: Basilica San Pietro (in Collesano), Gangi (Torre dei Ventimiglia & Chiesa Madre Gangi) and Castelbuono (Chiesa Maria SS. Assunta - Matrice Vecchia & Castello dei Ventimiglia). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Francesco, take in the awesome beauty at Il sentiero di Monte Monaco, contemplate the long history of Salina Calcara, and make a trip to Cattedrale di Palermo.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Palermo road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Stresa to Palermo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Gangi, Polizzi Generosa, Castelbuono, Chiesa di San Francesco, Basilica San Pietro
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di San Francesco ©
Chiesa di San Francesco
Chiesa Madre Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Chiesa Madre Santa Maria Maggiore
Ruderi della Chiesa della Commenda ©
Ruderi della Chiesa della Commenda

1
night
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
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.
On the 14th (Thu), look for gifts at Vina Milicic, then explore the galleries of Art by Stjepko, and then take a stroll through Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Annunciation, then get to know the fascinating history of Prijeko street, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik online journey planner.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Palermo to Dubrovnik in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and ferry. In March in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Fishing Charters & Tours
Church of the Holy Annunciation ©
Church of the Holy Annunciation

1
night
Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn ©
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Pakri, get a taste of the local shopping with Navitrolla Galerii, take in the exciting artwork at Koopa Galerii, then take in the exciting artwork at Asuur Keraamika Ceramics, and finally wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Padise Abbey and then contemplate the long history of Kiiu Vassal Stronghold.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tallinn trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Tallinn takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubrovnik to Tallinn. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Dubrovnik in March, with highs in Tallinn at 3°C and lows at -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Tallinn

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lighthouse Pakri, Kiiu Vassal Stronghold, Padise Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Navitrolla Galerii ©
Navitrolla Galerii
Padise Abbey ©
Padise Abbey
Lighthouse Pakri ©
Lighthouse Pakri

3
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kogga - Ceramic Studio - Gallery and UNA Local Product. Get in touch with nature at Heidmork Nature Reserve and Hekluhestar. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Hvalsneskirkja (in Sandgerdi), Blaskogabyggd (Haukadalur & Gullfoss Falls) and Strokkur (in Geysir). It doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik route planner.

Traveling by flight from Tallinn to Reykjavik takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. Traveling from Tallinn to Reykjavik, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In March in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Hvalsneskirkja, Hekluhestar, Fishing Charters & Tours, Strokkur
Highlights from your plan
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Hvalsneskirkja ©
Hvalsneskirkja
Heidmork Nature Reserve
Heidmork Nature Reserve

3
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse and Church of Sao Pedro. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Igreja Do Senhor Bom Jesus and Levada do Moinho. Explore Funchal's surroundings by going to Igreja de Sao Bento (in Ribeira Brava), Levada Ribeira de Janela (in Porto Moniz) and Galeria dos Prazeres (in Prazeres). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Ponta de Sao Lourenco, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Arieiro, stop by Zumba Wear Madeira, and take a tour by water with Manta Diving Madeira.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Funchal tour planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Reykjavik to Funchal takes 12 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Reykjavik in March: high temperatures in Funchal hover around 22°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Calheta, Igreja de Sao Bento, Levada Ribeira de Janela, Ponta de Sao Lourenco, Cabo Girao
Highlights from your plan
Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse ©
Ponta do Pargo Lighthouse
Igreja Do Senhor Bom Jesus ©
Igreja Do Senhor Bom Jesus
Igreja de Sao Bento ©
Igreja de Sao Bento

4
nights
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Head to Kitty Harri's Sculpture Garden and Chocolates Sierra Nevadafor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castillo de Sabiote and Castillo de Jodar. Venture out of the city with trips to Malaga (Malaga Cathedral & Alcazaba), Sinagoga del Agua (in Ubeda) and Montefrio (Mirador del Tocon & Iglesia de la Villa). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ermita de Ntra. Sra. de Gador, wander the streets of Albayzin, ponder the design of Plaza Porticada de Berja, and contemplate the long history of Royal Chapel of Granada.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Granada tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Funchal to Granada in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Funchal to Granada. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Funchal in March: high temperatures in Granada hover around 19°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Berja, Malaga, Montefrio, Castillo de Jodar, Parroquia de Santiago Apostol
Highlights from your plan
Castillo de Sabiote ©
Castillo de Sabiote
Sinagoga del Agua ©
Sinagoga del Agua
Castillo de Jodar ©
Castillo de Jodar

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