31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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31 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  28​h
1
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
2
Alcudia, Spain
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Ajaccio, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Porto-Vecchio, France
— 3 nights
ferry:  4​h 15​min
5
Alghero, Italy
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + train:  6​h 45​min
6
Syracuse, Italy
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  9​h 45​min
7
Rethymnon, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
8
Lemnos, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
9
Naxos, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Sydney, Australia

2
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Escape the urban bustle at Heidmork Nature Reserve and Oxararfoss. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Reykjadalur Hot Springs and Urridafoss Waterfall. Step out of Reykjavik with an excursion to Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir--about 38 minutes away. It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik road trip website .

Sydney, Australia to Reykjavik is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Reykjavik, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Alcudia.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Thingvellir, Reykjadalur Hot Springs, Urridafoss Waterfall
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Urridafoss Waterfall ©
Urridafoss Waterfall
Oxararfoss ©
Oxararfoss

2
nights
Alcudia, Spain

Alcudia ©
Alcúdia is a municipality and township of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. Step off the beaten path and head to Playa dels Estanys and Cala Molins. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Playa de Muro. Step out of Alcudia with an excursion to Platja d'es Carbo in Colonia de Sant Jordi--about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the water at your own pace with Quest Heroes and wander the streets of Alcudia Old Town.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Alcudia trip builder app .

Getting from Reykjavik to Alcudia by combination of flight and bus takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Reykjavik to Alcudia. Traveling from Reykjavik in July, you will find days in Alcudia are warmer (36°C), and nights are a bit warmer (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ajaccio.

Things to do in Alcudia

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Colonia de Sant Jordi, Cala Molins, Scuba & Snorkeling, Playa de Muro
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Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Scuba & Snorkeling
Platja d'es Carbo ©
Platja d'es Carbo

2
nights
Ajaccio, France

With a dreamy location on the west coast of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, Ajaccio is a mecca of seaside summer tourism.
Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Torra d'Omigna. Take a break from the city and head to Locanautic and Golfe de Lava. Take a break from Ajaccio with a short trip to Tour Genoise De Capanella in Serra-di-Ferro, about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the water at your own pace with Aloha Croisieres.

For photos and other tourist information, you can read our Ajaccio trip itinerary maker tool .

Explore your travel options from Alcudia to Ajaccio with the Route module. July in Ajaccio sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Porto-Vecchio.

Things to do in Ajaccio

Outdoors Tours Transportation

Side Trips

Cargese, Golfe de Lava, Tour Genoise De Capanella, Locanautic
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Torra d'Omigna ©
Torra d'Omigna
Locanautic ©
Locanautic

3
nights
Porto-Vecchio, France

Porto-Vecchio is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Sentier Littoral des Bruzzi. Discover out-of-the-way places like Plage de San Giovanni and Gorges of the Solenzara River. Change things up with a short trip to Marine Voile Location in Solenzara (about 1h 30 min away). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Palombaggia.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Porto-Vecchio itinerary maker .

Getting from Ajaccio to Porto-Vecchio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Porto-Vecchio

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pianottoli-Caldarello, Sari-Solenzara
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Gorges of the Solenzara River ©
Gorges of the Solenzara River
Plage de San Giovanni ©
Plage de San Giovanni

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Capo Caccia and Scuba & Snorkeling. Take a break from the city and head to Spiaggia della Frana and Wild Asinara Park. Change things up with a short trip to La Pelosa Beach in Stintino (about 58 minutes away).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Alghero online travel route planner .

Getting from Porto-Vecchio to Alghero by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July, daytime highs in Alghero are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Stintino, Wild Asinara Park, Spiaggia della Frana
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Capo Caccia ©
Capo Caccia
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wild Asinara Park ©
Wild Asinara Park

2
nights
Syracuse, Italy

Syracuse ©
Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
Escape the urban bustle at Parco Marino del Plemmirio and Ortigia. Get some cultural insight at L'Angolo del Papiro and Centro Storico. Take a break from Syracuse with a short trip to Ragusa Ibla in Ragusa, about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siracusa.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Syracuse road trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and train from Alghero to Syracuse in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Syracuse

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ragusa Ibla, Centro Storico
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Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Ragusa Ibla ©
Ragusa Ibla
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

2
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Venetian Fortezza and Rethymnon Old Town. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Skinaria Beach and Marmara Beach. Explore Rethymnon's surroundings by going to The Gorge of Aradena (in Aradena), Reptisland (in Melidoni) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Plakias). Next up on the itinerary: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rethymnon journey planning website .

Getting from Syracuse to Rethymnon by combination of train and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Syracuse to Rethymnon, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Rethymnon, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Lemnos.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Plakias, Reptisland, Marmara Beach, The Gorge of Aradena
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Reptisland ©
Reptisland
Skinaria Beach ©
Skinaria Beach
Marmara Beach ©
Marmara Beach

2
nights
Lemnos, Greece

Lemnos ©
Lemnos is a Greek island in the northern part of the Aegean Sea. Step out of the city life by going to Havouli Beach and Ag. Ioannis. Step off the beaten path and head to Riha Nera Beach and Plati Beach. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Mikro Fanaraki Beach and stroll through Thanos Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lemnos travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rethymnon to Lemnos. July in Lemnos sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Naxos.

Things to do in Lemnos

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Mikro Fanaraki Beach ©
Mikro Fanaraki Beach
Ag. Ioannis ©
Ag. Ioannis

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Portara and Tower of Zevgolis. Take a break from the city and head to Mikri Vigla Beach and Maragas Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Prokopios Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Petalouda Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Eggares Olive Press Museum, and take a peaceful walk through Alyko Dimou Naxou.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Naxos online tour itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lemnos to Naxos. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Naxos

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Agios Prokopios Beach ©
Agios Prokopios Beach
Old Town ©
Old Town
Portara ©
Portara

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