26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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26 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  11​h
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  2​h 30​min
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 45​min
Oia, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Naples, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Positano, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Toronto, Canada

2
days
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the next day, wander the streets of The Jordaan, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam travel planner .

Toronto, Canada to Amsterdam is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Amsterdam is 6 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Toronto in September: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 22°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Amsterdam

#Museums, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

3
days
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Suleymaniye Cami . Visiting Golden Horn and Suma Beach will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, enjoy the sand and surf at Solar Plajı, admire the striking features of Rustem Pasha Mosque, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Florya Sahil Parkı.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip builder website .

Getting from Amsterdam to Istanbul by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Istanbul, with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mykonos Town.

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#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Florya Sahil Parkı ©
Florya Sahil Parkı
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

2
days
Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, kick back and relax at Paraga Beach, and then stroll through Megali Ammos. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Kalafatis Beach and then relax in the rural setting at Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town online road trip planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Istanbul to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Istanbul, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Paraga Beach, Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Paraga Beach ©
Paraga Beach
Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm ©
Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm

2
days
Oia, Greece

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
On the 24th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Byzantine Castle Ruins, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and finally kick back and relax at Red Beach. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: go for a walk through Oia's Main Street, take some stellar pictures from Sunset in Oia, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Oia online tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Oia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daily temperatures in Oia can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Oia

#Historic Sites, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, Oia's Main Street
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

2
days
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Glyfada Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vouliagmeni Beach. On the next day, admire all the interesting features of Panathenaic Stadium, then examine the collection at Acropolis Museum, then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, and finally delve into the distant past at Erechtheion.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Athens trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Oia to Athens takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In September, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Naples.

Things to do in Athens

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Vouliagmeni Beach, Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Glyfada Beach ©
Glyfada Beach

2
days
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take a stroll through Spaccanapoli and then delve into the distant past at Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Ruins of Herculaneum and then contemplate the geological forces at Vesuvio.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Naples road trip app .

Getting from Athens to Naples by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Naples, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trips

Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei, Ruins of Herculaneum
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Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei ©
Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei
Ruins of Herculaneum ©
Ruins of Herculaneum
Vesuvio ©
Vesuvio

2
days
Positano, Italy

Positano ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, then admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally examine the collection at Museo della Carta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni d'Arienzo, kick back and relax at Fornillo, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sorrento.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Positano driving holiday app .

Traveling by car from Naples to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. September in Positano sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Cattedrale di Sorrento
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

2
days
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 2nd (Tue), stroll through Passeggiata di Gianicolo and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sabbianera Super Beach. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at V Lounge Beach Club and then stroll through Point Break.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Positano to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Positano in October since evenings lows in Rome dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Rome

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Point Break, Sabbianera Super Beach
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Passeggiata di Gianicolo ©
Passeggiata di Gianicolo

3
days
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Relax by the water at Cala Agulla and Playa Santa Ponca. Get in touch with nature at Camp de Mar and Cuevas de Arta. Step out of Palma de Mallorca with an excursion to Castell de Capdepera in Capdepera--about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Mallorca, tour the pleasant surroundings at Illetas Beach, explore the historical opulence of Palau de l'Almudaina, and contemplate the long history of Llotja.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Palma de Mallorca trip planner .

You can fly from Rome to Palma de Mallorca in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. October in Palma de Mallorca sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Capdepera, Playa Santa Ponca, Cala Agulla, Illetas Beach, Camp de Mar
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Catedral de Mallorca ©
Catedral de Mallorca
Cala Agulla ©
Cala Agulla
Camp de Mar ©
Camp de Mar

3
days
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Alberto Beach and Parish Church of Sant Roma. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar) and Fenals Beach (in Lloret de Mar). The adventure continues: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, browse the exhibits of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Barcelona online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

#Historic Sites, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Lloret de Mar, Alberto Beach, Vila Vella (Old Town)
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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