43 days in Central Europe & Western Europe Itinerary

43 days in Central Europe & Western Europe Itinerary

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Bled, Slovenia
— 4 nights
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Shuttle to Venice, Fly to Rhodes, Bus to Lindos
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Lindos, Greece
— 3 nights
Bus to Rhodes, Fly to Corfu
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Paleokastritsa, Greece
— 5 nights
Drive
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Fiscardo, Greece
— 5 nights
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Ithaca, Greece
— 3 nights
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Vasilikos, Greece
— 5 nights
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Positano, Italy
— 4 nights
Ferry to Sorrento, Fly to Ibiza
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Ibiza Town, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly to Malaga, Bus to Nerja
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Nerja, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lagos, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 3 nights
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Bled, Slovenia

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Step off the beaten path and head to Triglav National Park and Vršič Pass. Take a break from the city and head to Vintgar Gorge and Zipline. When in Bled, make a side trip to see Peričnik Falls in Mojstrana, approximately Mojstrana away. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Mala Osojnica, admire the striking features of Bled Island, hit the slopes at Straža Bled, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled trip itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Bled is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Bled. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in July: highs in Bled hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Wed) before leaving for Lindos.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Lindos, Greece

— 3 nights
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Get outdoors at Lindos Beach and Tsambika Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Agathi Beach and Agios Pavlos Beach. Take a break from Lindos with a short trip to Ancient Kamiros in Kalavarda, about 48 minutes away. Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring ancient history at Village of Lindos. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lindos attractions app.

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Bled to Lindos in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Bled to Lindos is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bled in August: highs in Lindos hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Paleokastritsa.

Things to do in Lindos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa, Greece

— 5 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Paleokastritsa Beach and Paradise Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Madalena Boat Trips and Bataria Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paleokastritsa: Achilleion Museum (in Gastouri), Beach Kontogialos (in Pelekas) and Corfu Old Town (in Corfu Town). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Yali Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ampelaki Beach, and experience rural life at Corfu Donkey Rescue.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Paleokastritsa trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Lindos to Paleokastritsa by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Paleokastritsa when traveling from Lindos in August, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Fiscardo.

Things to do in Paleokastritsa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Fiscardo, Greece

— 5 nights
Fiskardo is a village and a community on the Ionian island of Kefalonia, Greece. Discover out-of-the-way places like Emplisi Beach and Foki Beach. Visiting Myrtos Beach and Fteri Beach will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Petani Beach (in Lixouri), Domaine Foivos (in Vouni) and Agia Kyriaki Beach (in Zola). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Kimilia Beach, get a dose of the wild on Sea-Nature Hellas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zavalata Beach, and stop by Myrtillo.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Fiscardo day trip planning site.

Drive from Paleokastritsa to Fiscardo in 7 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Ithaca.

Things to do in Fiscardo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Ithaca, Greece

— 3 nights
Ithaca or Ithaka is a Greek island located in the Ionian Sea, off the northeast coast of Kefalonia and to the west of continental Greece.Ithaca's main island has an area of 96km2 and had a population in 2011 of 3,231. Escape the urban bustle at Vathy Bay and Filiatro Beach. Relax by the water at Gedaki Beach and Aspros Gialos Beach. Explore Ithaca's surroundings by going to Aquatic Dive Club (in Agia Efimia) and Melissani Cave (in Sami). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Polis Beach and stroll through Paralia Afales.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Ithaca trip planner.

Traveling by journey from Fiscardo to Ithaca takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Vasilikos.

Things to do in Ithaca

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Vasilikos, Greece

— 5 nights
Home to just a few hundred year-round residents, Vasilikos draws thousands of daily visitors with its beaches and restaurants during peak tourist season.
Step out of the city life by going to Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) and Kalamaki Beach. Visit Gerakas Beach and Banana Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Vasilikos: Grampsas Winery (in Lagopodo), Makris Gialos Beach (in Makris Gialos) and Xigia Beach (in Koroni). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Vrahos Beach, stroll through Vasilikos Beach, and surround yourself with nature on Mario's Cave and Turtle Boat Trips.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Vasilikos travel route builder tool.

Traveling by journey from Ithaca to Vasilikos takes 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Positano.

Things to do in Vasilikos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Positano, Italy

— 4 nights
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Explore hidden gems such as Boat Tours & Water Sports and Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano. Take a break from the city and head to Fornillo and Lido Capo di Conca. Venture out of the city with trips to Spiaggia di Atrani (in Atrani), Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi) and Castiglione (Spiaggia di castiglione & Lido di Ravello). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Villa Cimbrone Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande, take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, read Positano trip website.

You can fly from Vasilikos to Positano in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ibiza Town, Spain

— 5 nights

Party Capital of Europe

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Take a break from the city and head to Cala Comte and Platja de ses Salines. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cala Bassa and Cala de Sant Vicent. Change things up with these side-trips from Ibiza Town: Cala Vadella (in Cala Vadella), Cala Benirras (in Port de Sant Miguel) and Orcasub Ibiza Diving Center (in Cala Tarida). There's more to do: kick back and relax at S'Arenal Petit and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa des Codolar.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ibiza Town online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Positano to Ibiza Town takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ibiza Town can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Nerja.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Nerja, Spain

— 2 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa El Salon. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Torrecilla, then stroll through Burriana Beach, and then kick back and relax at Capistrano Playa.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Nerja tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Ibiza Town to Nerja takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Traveling from Ibiza Town in September, Nerja is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Lagos, Portugal

— 3 nights

Jewel of the Algarve

The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
On the 5th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Falesia, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Outdoor Activities, stroll through Praia do Camilo, and then kick back and relax at Praia Dona Ana.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lagos travel route planner.

You can drive from Nerja to Lagos in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nerja to Lagos, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nerja in September, Lagos is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Lagos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Maspalomas, Spain

— 3 nights

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Playa de Maspalomas. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Buggy Pirates Gran Canaria and Dobrev Wellness and Massage. Step out of Maspalomas with an excursion to Las Canteras Beach in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria--about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores, explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Mogan.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Maspalomas trip itinerary site.

Getting from Lagos to Maspalomas by flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Lagos in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Maspalomas, with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips