32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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32 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Auckland, New Zealand
Fly:  27 h
1
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Bath, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
4
Maspalomas, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Malaga, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
6
Alcudia, Spain
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  8 h
7
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Shuttle + Fly + Bus:  9 h 15 min
8
Lindos, Greece
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  34 h
End: Auckland, New Zealand

3
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Thingvellir National Park and Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd) and Strokkur (in Geysir). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik itinerary planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Reykjavik is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 12 hours traveling from Auckland to Reykjavik. Traveling from Auckland in September, Reykjavik is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss Falls, Strokkur
Highlights from your plan
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Bamburgh Castle and Lindisfarne Priory. You'll explore and learn at Royal Yacht Britannia and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Step out of Edinburgh with an excursion to Stirling Castle in Stirling--about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Edinburgh Old Town, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online holiday planner .

Fly from Reykjavik to Edinburgh in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. While traveling from Reykjavik, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Edinburgh, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Bamburgh Castle, Stirling Castle, Lindisfarne Priory
Highlights from your plan
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

5
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 itinerary includes some good beach time at Weymouth Beach and Bournemouth Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at The Tank Museum and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Venture out of the city with trips to Longleat (in Warminster), Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury) and Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, and admire the striking features of Bath Abbey.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bath day trip planner .

Fly from Edinburgh to Bath in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Brunel's SS Great Britain, Weymouth Beach, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, The Tank Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach

1
night
Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
On the 29th (Tue), visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas, then kick back and relax at Playa de Maspalomas, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Las Canteras Beach, kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Maspalomas trip planning website .

You can fly from Bath to Maspalomas in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa de Amadores, Playa de Mogan, Las Canteras Beach
Highlights from your plan
El Faro de Maspalomas ©
El Faro de Maspalomas
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan

4
nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Get a sense of the local culture at Roman Bridge and Mirador de San Nicolas. Get some historical perspective at Jewish Quarter (Juderia) and Royal Chapel of Granada. Get out of town with these interesting Malaga side-trips: Granada (Albayzin & Generalife) and Fundación Cueva de Nerja (in Nerja). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba, contemplate the long history of Castillo de Gibralfaro, and admire the striking features of Malaga Cathedral.

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Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Malaga takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Maspalomas to Malaga, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. September in Malaga sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alcudia.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Granada, Cordoba, Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Highlights from your plan
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba

3
nights
Alcudia, Spain

Alcudia ©
Alcúdia is a municipality and township of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. Visit Catedral de Mallorca and Castell de Bellver for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Serra de Tramuntana and Playa de Alcudia. Explore Alcudia's surroundings by going to Cap de Formentor (in Formentor) and Parc Natural de Mondrago (in Santanyi). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Playa de Muro and take a stroll through Alcudia Old Town.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Alcudia road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Malaga to Alcudia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Alcudia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Palma de Mallorca, Serra de Tramuntana, Parc Natural de Mondrago, Cap de Formentor, Playa de Muro
Highlights from your plan
Parc Natural de Mondrago ©
Parc Natural de Mondrago
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Playa de Alcudia ©
Playa de Alcudia

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Battistero and Historic Centre of San Gimignano will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Duomo di Orvieto and Duomo di Siena. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Piazza del Campo (in Siena), Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca) and Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Duomo di Pisa). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Florence trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Alcudia to Florence in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pisa, Siena, Le mura di Lucca, Duomo di Orvieto, Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Highlights from your plan
Baptistery of St. John ©
Baptistery of St. John
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto

3
nights
Lindos, Greece

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Step out of the city life by going to Agios Pavlos Beach and Tsambika Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Lindos Beach and Alyki Beach. Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring ancient history at Village of Lindos. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vlycha Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Dormition of Theotokos Church, and explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos.

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Do a combination of train, flight, and bus from Florence to Lindos in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Lindos when traveling from Florence in October, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lindos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tsambika Beach, Alyki Beach, Dormition of Theotokos Church
Highlights from your plan
Tsambika Beach ©
Tsambika Beach
Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach

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