29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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29 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: New Orleans, United States
Fly + Drive:  22​h 45​min
1
Carloforte, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Villasimius, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
San Teodoro, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Alghero, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
5
Rhodes Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Sitia, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Rethymnon, Greece
— 1 night
Taxi + Ferry:  2​h 30​min
8
Fira, Greece
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Naxos, Greece
— 4 nights
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Fly:  19​h
End: New Orleans, United States

2
nights
Carloforte, Italy

Carloforte ©
Carloforte is a fishing and resort town of located on Isola di San Pietro, approximately 7km off the southwestern coast of Sardinia, in southern Sardinia, Italy.HistoryAccording to a legend, a local church was founded in the early 14th century in honour of hundreds of participants to the so-called Children's Crusade of 1212 who perished in a shipwreck just off the island on their way to North Africa during a gale. On the 4th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Sandalo and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Cala Fico. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Punta Delle Colonne and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Punta Nera.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Carloforte travel planner .

New Orleans, USA to Carloforte is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Carloforte is 7 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in June, plan for much colder nights in Carloforte, with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Villasimius.

Things to do in Carloforte

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cape Sandalo ©
Cape Sandalo
Spiaggia di Punta Nera ©
Spiaggia di Punta Nera

3
nights
Villasimius, Italy

Villasimius ©
Get outdoors at Spiaggia Cala San Stefano and Spiaggia di Porto Sa Ruxi. Discover out-of-the-way places like Spiaggia di Piscadeddus and Spiaggia di Kal' e Moru.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Villasimius trip planner .

Traveling by car from Carloforte to Villasimius takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Villasimius

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Spiaggia di Kal' e Moru, Spiaggia di Solanas
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Solanas ©
Spiaggia di Solanas

3
nights
San Teodoro, Italy

San Teodoro ©
A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
Take a break from the city and head to Spiaggia Salina Bamba and Porto Taverna Beach. Get some cultural insight at Castello della Fava and Parco Museo S'Abba Frisca. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Teodoro: Spiaggia Sas Enas Appara (in Porto Istana), Prima Sardegna (in Cala Gonone) and Osalla Beach (in Orosei). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lu Impostu Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Teodoro driving holiday planning site .

Getting from Villasimius to San Teodoro by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in San Teodoro are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Alghero.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dorgali, Spiaggia Sas Enas Appara, Porto Taverna Beach, Osalla Beach, Castello della Fava
Highlights from your plan
Castello della Fava ©
Castello della Fava
Porto Taverna Beach ©
Porto Taverna Beach
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach

3
nights
Alghero, Italy

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nuraghe Sant'Antine and Stabilimento Balneare I Fenicotteri. Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Spiaggia dell'Arco. When in Alghero, make a side trip to see La Pelosa Beach in Stintino, approximately 58 minutes away.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Alghero trip itinerary site .

You can drive from San Teodoro to Alghero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Alghero sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Stintino, Nuraghe Sant'Antine, Spiaggia dell'Arco
Highlights from your plan
Nuraghe Sant'Antine ©
Nuraghe Sant'Antine
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Spiaggia dell'Arco ©
Spiaggia dell'Arco

2
nights
Rhodes Town, Greece

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Get outdoors at Agios Pavlos Beach and Lindos Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ieros Naos Eyaggelismoy ths Theotokoy ( Church Annunciation) and Acropolis of Lindos. Change things up with a short trip to Village of Lindos in Lindos (about 52 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Medieval City and step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rhodes Town trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Alghero to Rhodes Town by flight takes about 8.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Alghero in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rhodes Town, with lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sitia.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Lindos
Highlights from your plan
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
Ieros Naos Evaggelismoy ths Theotokoy ©

2
nights
Sitia, Greece

Sitia ©
Sitia is a port town and a municipality in Lasithi, Crete, Greece. Discover out-of-the-way places like Goudouras Beach and Itanos Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Agriomantra Beach and Paralia Mochlos. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Karoumes Beach and enjoy the sand and surf at Erimoupolis Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sitia trip itinerary builder .

Explore your travel options from Rhodes Town to Sitia with the Route module. June in Sitia sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Sitia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Goudouras Beach, Itanos Beach, Agriomantra Beach
Highlights from your plan
Itanos Beach ©
Itanos Beach
Goudouras Beach ©
Goudouras Beach
Karoumes Beach ©
Karoumes Beach

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.
On the 22nd (Sat), take a stroll through Rethymnon Old Town, contemplate the long history of The Venetian Fortezza, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, and finally kick back and relax at Episkopi Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Kourtaliotiko Gorge, then stroll through Plakias Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Agia Irini Convent.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rethymnon tour itinerary planning app .

Getting from Sitia to Rethymnon by car takes about 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Rethymnon can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Plakias, Episkopi Beach, St. Nicholas Church, Agia Irini Convent
Highlights from your plan
St. Nicholas Church ©
St. Nicholas Church
Kourtaliotiko Gorge ©
Kourtaliotiko Gorge
Plakias Beach ©
Plakias Beach

4
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You'll get in some beach time at Perivolos and Vlychada Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Monastery of Profitis Ilias and Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fira: Sunset in Oia (in Oia), Perissa Black Sand Beach (in Perissa) and Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Perivolos). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, get a taste of the local shopping with MATI Art Gallery, explore the historical opulence of Castelli of Pyrgos, and ride a horse along Santo Horse Riding.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Fira tour website .

Traveling by ferry from Rethymnon to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pyrgos, Zoodochos Pigi Cave, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Monastery of Profitis Ilias
Highlights from your plan
Artemis Karamolegos Winery ©
Artemis Karamolegos Winery
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos

4
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.
Visit Maragas Beach and Agios Prokopios Beach for some beach relaxation. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fish & Olive and Temple of Apollo. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Eggares Olive Press Museum, look for gifts at Naxia Gi, delve into the distant past at Portara, and kick back and relax at Alyko Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Naxos, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Naxos in 1.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In June, daily temperatures in Naxos can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Naxos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Eggares Olive Press Museum ©
Eggares Olive Press Museum
Mikri Vigla Beach ©
Mikri Vigla Beach
Kastraki Beach ©
Kastraki Beach

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