32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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32 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Medellin, Colombia
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
York, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Bath, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + tram + train:  5​h 30​min
5
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
6
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Valletta, Malta
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Valencia, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
Maspalomas, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Medellin, Colombia

3
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition and National Museum of Iceland. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Thingvellir National Park and Thingvallakirkja church. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd) and Strokkur (in Geysir). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Laugavegur, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik online travel planner .

Medellin, Colombia to Reykjavik is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Time (COT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Medellin in March; daily highs in Reykjavik reach 4°C and lows reach -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Thingvellir, Gullfoss Falls, Strokkur
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bamburgh Castle and Buchanan Street. Let the collections at National Museum of Scotland and Royal Yacht Britannia capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Stirling Castle (in Stirling) and Glasgow (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum & The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Edinburgh Old Town, browse the exhibits of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Reykjavik to Edinburgh in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Reykjavik in March, expect nights in Edinburgh to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Glasgow, Bamburgh Castle, Stirling Castle
Highlights from your plan
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Buchanan Street ©
Buchanan Street
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 some historical perspective at Durham Cathedral and Lincoln Cathedral. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Whitby Abbey and Den of Antiquity. Explore York's surroundings by going to Lincoln Castle (in Lincoln), Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum (in Malton) and Yorkshire Sculpture Park (in Wakefield). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Railway Museum, explore the ancient world of York City Walls, take a stroll through York Shambles, and admire the striking features of York Minster.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the York trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to York takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In March in York, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Whitby, Lincoln, Durham Cathedral, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Cathedral ©
Lincoln Cathedral
Whitby Abbey ©
Whitby Abbey
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum ©

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Tank Museum and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Weymouth Beach and Bournemouth Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), Longleat (in Warminster) and Winchester Cathedral (in Winchester). There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Clifton Suspension Bridge, see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

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Getting from York to Bath by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bristol, Weymouth Beach, Winchester Cathedral, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, The Tank Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach
Winchester Cathedral ©
Winchester Cathedral

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Piazza della Signoria. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of Santa Maria Novella and Historic Centre of San Gimignano. Venture out of the city with trips to Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca) and Siena (Duomo di Siena, Piazza del Campo, & more). It doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercato Centrale.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Florence journey planning website .

You can fly from Bath to Florence in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Siena, Le mura di Lucca, Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Highlights from your plan
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica of Santa Maria Novella ©
Basilica of Santa Maria Novella
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia

2
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Gennaro, then browse the exhibits of Museo Cappella Sansevero, and finally steep yourself in history at Underground Naples. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, then explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and then get to know the fascinating history of Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Naples travel route planner .

Take a train from Florence to Naples in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Naples are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pompeii Archaeological Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Highlights from your plan
Catacombe di San Gennaro ©
Catacombe di San Gennaro
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli ©

2
nights
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.
On the 10th (Fri), learn about all things military at Saluting Battery, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Co-Cathedral, then witness the site of a historic battle at Lascaris War Rooms, then get to know the fascinating history of Mdina Old City, and finally take a stroll through Spinola Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum, explore the ancient world of Hagar Qim Temples, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Upper Barrakka Gardens.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Valletta trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Naples to Valletta takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Spinola Bay, Mnajdra, Mdina Old City
Highlights from your plan
Lascaris War Rooms ©
Lascaris War Rooms
Mnajdra ©
Mnajdra
Saluting Battery ©
Saluting Battery

4
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Get a sense of the local culture at Plaza de la Virgen and Portal Fosc. Bring the kids along to Poniente Beach and Playa de Levante. Venture out of the city with trips to Peniscola Castle (in Peniscola), Castillo de Santa Barbara (in Alicante) and Benidorm Old Town (in Benidorm). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Valencia Cathedral and admire the landmark architecture of Central Market (Mercado Central).

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Valencia road trip planner.

Fly from Valletta to Valencia in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April in Valencia, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Valencia

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Benidorm, Peniscola, Castillo de Santa Barbara
Highlights from your plan
Peniscola Castle ©
Peniscola Castle
Poniente Beach ©
Poniente Beach
Plaza de la Virgen ©
Plaza de la Virgen

3
nights
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 16th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Las Canteras Beach and then stroll through Playa de Mogan. On the next day, kick back and relax at Playa de Amadores, then kick back and relax at Playa de Maspalomas, and then visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas.

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

You can fly from Valencia to Maspalomas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Valencia to Maspalomas. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Valencia in April since evenings lows in Maspalomas dip to 19°C. On the 18th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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