36 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

36 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

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Hong Kong, China
— 1 day
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train
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Annecy, France
— 3 nights
Bus to Genève Airport, Fly to Mykonos Town
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly
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Paleokastritsa, Greece
— 3 nights
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Drive to Lefkimmi, Ferry to Igoumenitsa, Drive to Nidri
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Nidri, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry to Fiskardo, Taxi to Argostolion
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Argostolion, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive to Pesáda, Ferry to Zakynthos
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Tsilivi (Planos), Greece
— 2 nights
Fly
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Milos, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly to Rhodes, Ferry to Karpathos
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Karpathos, Greece
— 1 night
Fly to Skiathos, Ferry to Skopelos
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Skopelos, Greece
— 1 day
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Ferry to Skiathos, Fly to Naxos Is, Taxi to Naxos
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Naxos, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Paros, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry to Heraklion, Taxi to Chania Town
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Chania Town, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly
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Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
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Hong Kong, China

— 1 day

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hong Kong day trip planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to Hong Kong is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Hong Kong. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in June; daily highs in Hong Kong reach 38°C and lows reach 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

Paris, France

— 2 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees. Do some cultural sightseeing at Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris online vacation planner.

You can fly from Hong Kong to Paris in 16.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Hong Kong to Paris. When traveling from Hong Kong in June, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Paris: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Annecy.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Annecy, France

— 3 nights

Venice of the Alps

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Visiting Parasailing & Paragliding and Plages de Saint Jorioz will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Annecy: Chamonix (Tunnel du Mont-Blanc & River Rafting & Tubing) and Reve d'Eau (in Bellentre). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Annecy.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Annecy driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Annecy in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In June in Annecy, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Annecy

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Greece

— 2 nights

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Panormos Beach and Platis Gialos Beach. Little Venice and Paraportiani Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. It doesn't end there: stroll through Elia Beach and kick back and relax at Kalo Livadi Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town attractions planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Annecy to Mykonos Town in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Annecy in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Mykonos Town, with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Paleokastritsa.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa, Greece

— 3 nights
Heartily dedicated to tourism, Corfu's popular resort town of Paleokastritsa lures vacationers with lavish hotels and beaches surrounded by a hilly countryside of olive groves and fragrant fruit orchards.
We've included these beaches for you: St. Spyridon First Beach and Paleokastritsa Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Spiros Boat Hire and Corfu Donkey Rescue. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paleokastritsa: Nissaki Cave (in Nissaki) and Old Fortress Corfu (in Corfu Town). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Petros Beach and enjoy the sand and surf at Yali Beach.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Paleokastritsa vacation builder app.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Paleokastritsa takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. While traveling from Mykonos Town, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paleokastritsa, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Nidri.

Things to do in Paleokastritsa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Transportation

Side Trips

Nidri, Greece

— 2 nights
A major yachting destination in the Ionian Sea, Nidri serves as the gateway to Lefkada's satellite islets, reachable by regular boat tours.
On the 5th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Milos Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kathisma Beach, and then examine the collection at Folklore Museum Karia. On the next day, kick back and relax at Avali Beach and then kick back and relax at Gyra Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nidri visit site.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Paleokastritsa to Nidri in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Nidri sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Argostolion.

Things to do in Nidri

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Argostolion, Greece

— 2 nights
A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Memorial Acqui Division, enjoy the sand and surf at Kanali Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Skala Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Spasmata Beach and then kick back and relax at Agia Eleni Beach.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Nidri to Argostolion takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Tsilivi (Planos).

Things to do in Argostolion

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tsilivi (Planos), Greece

— 2 nights
A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Kalamaki Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vrahos Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tsilivi (Planos) travel planning site.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Argostolion to Tsilivi (Planos) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Tsilivi (Planos), expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Milos.

Things to do in Tsilivi (Planos)

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Milos, Greece

— 2 nights

Island of Colors

The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Sarakiniko Beach and then kick back and relax at Kleftiko Beach. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pollonia Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Milos trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tsilivi (Planos) to Milos takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Tsilivi (Planos) in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Milos: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Karpathos.

Things to do in Milos

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Karpathos, Greece

— 1 night
Known largely for its secluded coves and untamed mountains, rugged Karpathos reputedly remains one of the last truly authentic Greek islands.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Amoopi Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Chicken Bay.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Karpathos online day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Milos to Karpathos takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Karpathos can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Skopelos.

Things to do in Karpathos

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Skopelos, Greece

— 1 day

Green Jewel on Blue

Known as one of the Aegean's greenest islands, Skopelos features a long coastline of fine beaches and an interior covered with verdant pine forests, olive groves, and plum orchards.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Kastani Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Ioannis Beach.

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You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Karpathos to Skopelos in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daytime highs in Skopelos are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Naxos.

Things to do in Skopelos

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Naxos, Greece

— 2 nights
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 15th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mikri Vigla Beach, explore the galleries of Fish & Olive, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Aperathitissa, and finally see the interesting displays at Eggares Olive Press Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): kick back and relax at Agios Prokopios Beach, then delve into the distant past at Naos tou Apollona - Portara, then take a stroll through Old Town, and finally visit Kastro.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Naxos trip app.

Traveling by combination of ferry, flight, and taxi from Skopelos to Naxos takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daytime highs in Naxos are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Paros.

Things to do in Naxos

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Paros, Greece

— 2 nights

Poor Man's Mykonos

Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Piso Aliki Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum Parou, and finally contemplate the long history of Lefkes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Parikia Town, then explore the fascinating underground world of Marathi Marble Quarries, and then kick back and relax at Voutakos Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Paros trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Naxos to Paros by ferry takes about 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Paros

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Fira, Greece

— 2 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 19th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and then kick back and relax at Kamari Beach. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by the White, Santorini, kick back and relax at Caldera Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and finally do a tasting at Boutari Winery.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Fira sightseeing planner.

You can ride a ferry from Paros to Fira in 4.5 hours. In July in Fira, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Chania Town, Greece

— 3 nights
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
On the 21st (Sun), stroll the grounds of Souda Bay War Cemetery and then kick back and relax at Balos Lagoon. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Samaria Gorge National Park.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Chania Town visit planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Fira to Chania Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Chania Town can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Singapore, Singapore

— 2 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, then make a trip to Singapore Flyer, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Gardens by the Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Singapore Zoo and then admire the natural beauty at Singapore Botanic Gardens.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Singapore trip planner.

Getting from Chania Town to Singapore by flight takes about 18 hours. Traveling from Chania Town to Singapore, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Chania Town in July since evenings lows in Singapore dip to 30°C. You will leave for home on the 26th (Fri).

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites

Mykonos travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Landmarks · Nightlife
Island of the Winds
Local tradition claims that Mykonos, the trendiest of the Cyclades group of islands, came into existence from the petrified bodies of giants killed by the mythological hero Hercules. Named after the grandson of the god Apollo, this cosmopolitan "Ibiza of Greece" offers modern tourists a blend of glamour and simplicity. Be prepared for hip and loud dance clubs along the coastline and quieter areas farther from the water. Avoid cruise ship crowds thronging the narrow streets by exploring the small villages located in the center of the island. The easiest way to discover the island's golden beaches is by guided boat tour, private car, or motorcycle.

Corfu travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Specialty Museums · Bars & Clubs
Island of the Phaeacians
Designated as a World Heritage Site, Corfu retains many reminders of the island's Venetian, British, and French heritage.The northernmost of the Ionian Islands, the mild-weathered city made it into mythology as the idyllic place where Poseidon enjoyed marital bliss with the nymph Korkyra. Allegedly named after this mythical beauty, the island offers a blend of well-developed seaside areas and pristine mountain ranges, popular with both package tourists and casual backpackers. The island's top attraction remains the pleasant city of Corfu, an architectural gem made for sightseeing on foot. The island also serves as a convenient jumping-off point for tours of the Albanian and Italian coastlines.

Lefkada travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Waterfalls · Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Connected to mainland Greece by a long causeway and floating bridge, Lefkada represents more than just an island paradise of modern seaside resorts and pristine Ionian beaches. Though it measures only 35 km (22 mi) from north to south, the island offers a mosaic of landscapes that include excellent mountain biking spots. Evade the big crowds of the southern coastline's popular beaches and soak up some local culture by visiting the small villages along Lefkada's eastern side, where you can explore traditional taverns known for serving local dishes to the tune of traditional live music.

Cephalonia travel guide

4.3
Beaches · Caves · Landmarks
Famous for its pristine natural scenery, Cephalonia boasts a string of clean and friendly towns packed with traditional taverns, trendy coffeehouses, and family-run inns. A place of rugged cliffs and lush forests, the island features a coastline of golden beaches, lapped by the azure waters of the Ionian Sea. Home to less than 40,000 permanent residents, Cephalonia clings to its relaxed way of life, seemingly unfazed by mass tourism. A devastating earthquake destroyed much of the island's old architecture in 1953, leveling all but two of its major towns. Today, in addition to modern port towns and quaint villages, you can also explore a tranquil countryside rich in lush vineyards and remote monasteries.

Zakynthos travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Islands
Flower of the East
Located just off the west coast of mainland Greece, Zakynthos enjoys a reputation as both a party destination and a family-friendly getaway. Packed with foreign tourists along its eastern and southeastern coastline, the island also features numerous tranquil pockets in its central region of forested mountains and rolling hills. Avoid the overcrowded east by discovering the island's less-explored northern sections, which contain a series of deep caves that feature sun reflecting on seawater and white stones, creating a striking shade of azure particular to this part of the world. The northern capes of the island also offer the calmest waters, which lap a string of developed beaches with plenty of modern facilities.

Santorini travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Ruins
Wine Island
Known for dramatic views and romantic sunsets, the island of Santorini draws visitors with its long string of black, white, and red beaches. The largest and most significant of a small group of volcanic islands located just 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece's mainland, Santorini boasts just over 15,000 permanent residents. Created by a massive volcanic eruption that likely destroyed a single large island, the archipelago still features an active volcano, which saw its last eruption in the 1950s. The easiest way to explore Santorini's craggy coastline is on foot. Start by visiting the archaeological sites on the island's southwestern side, which offer a chance to discover the area's ancient past with unobstructed views of the famed volcano.

Crete travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Islands
Great Island
The largest of the Greek islands, Crete offers travelers more than just sun, sea, and sand. Famed for its warm hospitality, outstanding infrastructure, and contrasting landscapes, the island represents one of the world's richest areas in terms of history and culture. Crete burst onto the world scene over 4,000 years ago, when it served as the center of the Minoan civilization, one of Europe's earliest organized societies. Despite the island's wealth of developed beaches, the traces of the mysterious and enchanting Minoan empire remain Crete's top attraction, drawing visitors from all over the world. The island capital Heraklion provides an ideal base for exploring a renowned Minoan palace complex, the site of Europe's oldest city.