30 days in Western Europe Itinerary

30 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Start: La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+3
Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle + Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Train + Subway:  2 h 45 min
2
Sorrento, Italy
— 2 nights
+4
Subway + Foot + Bus + Foot + Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
+5
Train + Bus + Foot + Fly + Bus + Train:  13 h 15 min
5
Bushmills, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h 30 min
6
Durness, United Kingdom
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h 30 min
7
Swansea, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
8
Newquay, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 15 min
9
Calpe, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 45 min
10
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
11
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3 h 45 min
12
Sant Joan, Spain
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h 30 min
13
Naxos, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry + Taxi:  4 h 45 min
14
Elounda, Greece
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  23 h 45 min
End: La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica

1
night
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Viminale, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally explore the striking landscape at Esquilino. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Colle del Gianicolo and then trot along with Antica Torre - Riding Ancient Rome.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica to Rome is an approximately 21- hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. May in Rome sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Colle del Gianicolo ©
Colle del Gianicolo

2
nights
Sorrento, Italy

Sorrento ©
A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, then Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Faito e Panorama, and finally head outdoors with Marina di Puolo.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, use the Sorrento trip app.

You can do a combination of train and subway from Rome to Sorrento in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. May in Sorrento sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Venice.

Things to do in Sorrento

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Monte Faito e Panorama, Giardino Romantico
Highlights from your plan
Marina di Puolo ©
Marina di Puolo
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Monte Faito e Panorama ©
Monte Faito e Panorama

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 9th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. On the next day, stroll through San Michele Cemetery and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Sorrento to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sorrento in May, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Venice. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

2
nights
Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Sentiero 586 (ex n.6D) Volastra-Case Pianca and then hike along Cinque Terre Trails.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre travel planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Cinque Terre takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 12th (Thu), you're off to Bushmills.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Sentiero 586 (ex n.6D) Volastra-Case Pianca
Highlights from your plan
Sentiero 586 (ex n.6D) Volastra-Case Pianca ©
Sentiero 586 (ex n.6D) Volastra-Case Pianca
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails

2
nights
Bushmills, United Kingdom

Bushmills ©
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stroll through White Park Bay and then kick back and relax at Ballycastle Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bushmills trip planner.

Getting from Cinque Terre to Bushmills by combination of train, flight, and bus takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Cinque Terre to Bushmills, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Cinque Terre in May, plan for slightly colder days in Bushmills, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Bushmills

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ballycastle Beach, Castlerock Beach, White Park Bay
Highlights from your plan
White Park Bay ©
White Park Bay
Ballycastle Beach ©
Ballycastle Beach
Castlerock Beach ©
Castlerock Beach

1
night
Durness, United Kingdom

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): kick back and relax at Scourie Bay, then contemplate the waterfront views at Balnakeil Bay, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sango Bay.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Durness travel route planning app.

Explore your travel options from Bushmills to Durness with the Route module. Traveling from Bushmills in May, plan for little chillier nights in Durness, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Swansea.

Things to do in Durness

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Scourie Bay
Highlights from your plan
Balnakeil Bay ©
Balnakeil Bay
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach
Sango Bay ©
Sango Bay

1
night
Swansea, United Kingdom

Swansea ©
Swansea, officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Three Cliffs Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Oxwich Bay, and then kick back and relax at Llangennith Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Swansea trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Durness to Swansea with the Route module. Traveling from Durness in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Swansea, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Newquay.

Things to do in Swansea

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Three Cliffs Bay ©
Three Cliffs Bay
Oxwich Bay ©
Oxwich Bay
Limeslade Bay ©
Limeslade Bay

2
nights
Newquay, United Kingdom

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Fistral Beach Bar and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Watergate Bay.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Newquay tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Swansea to Newquay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 20th (Fri), you're off to Calpe.

Things to do in Newquay

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Watergate Bay ©
Watergate Bay
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar

2
nights
Calpe, Spain

Calpe ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): kick back and relax at Playa de Levante o la Fossa and then admire the majestic nature at Peñón de Ifac Natural Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Finestrat Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Calpe attractions planning app.

Explore your travel options from Newquay to Calpe with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newquay to Calpe. May in Calpe sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Calpe

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Cala Finestrat Beach
Highlights from your plan
Peñón de Ifac Natural Park ©
Peñón de Ifac Natural Park
Playa de Levante o la Fossa ©
Playa de Levante o la Fossa
Cala Finestrat Beach ©
Cala Finestrat Beach

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then stroll through Costa de Caparica, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Parque da Paz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Quinta da Regaleira and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon online vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Calpe to Lisbon with the Route module. Traveling from Calpe to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Lisbon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Parque da Paz, Quinta da Regaleira
Highlights from your plan
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 25th (Wed), kick back and relax at Delta del Llobregat, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then get engrossed in the history at Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona tour itinerary maker site.

Getting from Lisbon to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. May in Barcelona sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sant Joan.

Things to do in Barcelona

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Delta del Llobregat
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Delta del Llobregat ©
Delta del Llobregat
Playa de La Barceloneta ©
Playa de La Barceloneta

2
nights
Sant Joan, Spain

Sant Joan ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Embassament de Cúber and then pedal to the sights with ChainGuide Mallorca. On the next day, kick back and relax at Cala Molins.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sant Joan trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Barcelona to Sant Joan with the Route module. In May, daytime highs in Sant Joan are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Naxos.

Things to do in Sant Joan

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Majorca, Cala Molins
Highlights from your plan
ChainGuide Mallorca ©
ChainGuide Mallorca
Embassament de Cúber ©
Embassament de Cúber

2
nights
Naxos, Greece

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyrgaki, enjoy the sand and surf at Apollonas Beach, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Alyko Dimou Naxou.

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

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sant Joan to Naxos. The time zone difference when traveling from Sant Joan to Naxos is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Sant Joan in May since evenings lows in Naxos dip to 19°C. You will leave for Elounda on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Naxos

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alyko Dimou Naxou ©
Alyko Dimou Naxou
Apollonas Beach ©
Apollonas Beach

2
nights
Elounda, Greece

Elounda ©
Long a sleepy fishing settlement on Crete's northern coastline, Elounda today serves as a major travel destination, drawing vacationers with a blend of unspoiled natural scenery and luxury resorts.
Get in touch with nature at Fortress Spinalonga and Stalis Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Odysseia Stables and Elounda Beach.

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

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Naxos to Elounda takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi, flight, shuttle, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Elounda

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Stalis Beach, Odysseia Stables
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Spinalonga ©
Fortress Spinalonga
Odysseia Stables ©
Odysseia Stables
Elounda Beach ©
Elounda Beach

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