28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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28 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
train:  1​h 30​min
1
Bath, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Albufeira, Portugal
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
3
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 30​min
4
Valletta, Malta
— 1 night
Fly + train:  8​h
5
Assisi, Italy
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  7​h
8
Amboise, France
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  9​h 30​min
9
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
10
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
11
York, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
End: London, United Kingdom

3
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Tank Museum and The Roman Baths. Visiting Monkey World and Longleat will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Bristol (Brunel's SS Great Britain & Clifton Suspension Bridge) and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard (in Portsmouth). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath trip maker site .

London to Bath is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bristol, Wareham, Longleat, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Highlights from your plan
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Monkey World ©
Monkey World
Longleat ©
Longleat

3
nights
Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Get some cultural insight at Cape Saint Vincent and Old Town Faro. Visiting Praia da Marinha and Praia Da Rocha will get you outdoors. Explore Albufeira's surroundings by going to Lagos (Ponta Da Piedale & Praia Dona Ana). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Falesia Beach and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Albufeira trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Bath to Albufeira in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Old Town Faro, Praia da Marinha, Cape Saint Vincent, Praia Da Rocha
Highlights from your plan
Cape Saint Vincent ©
Cape Saint Vincent
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale
Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach

1
night
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain

One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
On the 18th (Sun), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timanfaya Nationalpark. On the next day, go for a stroll along the water at Puerto deportivo Marina Rubicon, Head underground at Cueva de los Verdes, and then examine the collection at Fundacion Cesar Manrique.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Del Carmen trip builder app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Albufeira to Puerto Del Carmen in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Puerto Del Carmen, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Marina Rubicon, Timanfaya Nationalpark
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fundacion Cesar Manrique ©
Fundacion Cesar Manrique
Cueva de los Verdes ©
Cueva de los Verdes

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Co-Cathedral, learn about all things military at Lascaris War Rooms, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mdina Old City, and finally steep yourself in history at St Mary's Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the history at Saluting Battery, then take a leisurely stroll along Valletta Waterfront, then delve into the distant past at Hagar Qim Temples, and finally admire the natural beauty at Upper Barrakka Gardens.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Valletta visit planner .

You can fly from Puerto Del Carmen to Valletta in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Del Carmen to Valletta. August in Valletta sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Assisi.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mdina Old City, Mnajdra, St Mary's Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Lascaris War Rooms ©
Lascaris War Rooms
Mnajdra ©
Mnajdra
Saluting Battery ©
Saluting Battery

1
day
Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Assisi trip planner .

Getting from Valletta to Assisi by combination of flight and train takes about 8 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Valletta in August since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
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 23rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia di San Galgano, then make a trip to Piazza del Campo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa della Compagnia della Santissima Annunziata and then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of San Gimignano.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Siena online road trip planner .

Getting from Assisi to Siena by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Siena are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Abbazia di San Galgano, Historic Centre of San Gimignano, Chiesa della Compagnia della Santissima Annunziata
Highlights from your plan
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
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 25th (Sun), admire the striking features of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo. On your second day here, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

Getting from Siena to Florence by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Amboise.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria

2
nights
Amboise, France

Amboise
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. On the 27th (Tue), browse the exhibits of Eglise Saint-Florentin, then see the interesting displays at Chateau de Chenonceau, and then take an in-depth tour of Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Louis and then steep yourself in history at Chateau de Chambord.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Amboise trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Florence to Amboise in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Florence in August, with highs in Amboise at 29°C and lows at 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cathedrale Saint-Louis, Chateau de Chambord, Chateau de Chenonceau
Highlights from your plan
Eglise Saint-Florentin ©
Eglise Saint-Florentin
Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau

2
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Amboise to Reykjavik takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Amboise in August, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Reykjavik: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
Highlights from your plan
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Bamburgh Castle and Stirling Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate National Wallace Monument and Edinburgh Old Town. Step out of Edinburgh to go to Glasgow and see Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh online day trip planner .

You can fly from Reykjavik to Edinburgh in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and train. When traveling from Reykjavik in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Edinburgh: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Stirling, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Bamburgh Castle
Highlights from your plan
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
National Wallace Monument ©
National Wallace Monument
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

4
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum and Durham Cathedral. You'll explore and learn at York's Chocolate Story and National Railway Museum. Explore York's surroundings by going to Fountains Abbey (in Ripon), Royal Armouries Museum (in Leeds) and Whitby Abbey (in Whitby). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at York Castle Museum, delve into the distant past at York City Walls, take a stroll through York Shambles, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at York Minster.

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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, daily temperatures in York can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Royal Armouries Museum, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Whitby Abbey, Durham Cathedral, Fountains Abbey
Highlights from your plan
York's Chocolate Story ©
York's Chocolate Story
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Whitby Abbey ©
Whitby Abbey

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