41 days in Europe Itinerary

41 days in Europe Itinerary

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41 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Beirut, Lebanon
Fly + bus:  13​h 45​min
1
Blaskogabyggd, Iceland
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  13​h 30​min
2
Albufeira, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
Funchal, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Maspalomas, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Corralejo, Spain
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h
7
Alcudia, Spain
— 3 nights
+3
bus + Fly + foot + train:  11​h 30​min
8
Agrigento, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Syracuse, Italy
— 4 nights
+4
train + foot + bus + Fly + shuttle:  10​h
10
Kissamos, Greece
— 3 nights
Drive + ferry:  4​h 15​min
11
Perissa, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Beirut, Lebanon

1
day
Blaskogabyggd, Iceland

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 2nd (Wed), meet the residents at Slakki Petting Zoo, then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, and then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Blaskogabyggd trip planner .

Beirut, Lebanon to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Beirut in October, expect Blaskogabyggd to be cooler, temps between 9°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Albufeira.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Strokkur
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Gullfoss ©
Gullfoss
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

3
nights
Albufeira, Portugal

Albufeira ©
Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Praia do Camilo and Praia da Marinha. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Praia Dona Ana. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albufeira: Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha) and Ponta Da Piedale (in Lagos). Pack the 6th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Zoomarine Algarve. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Falesia Beach.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Albufeira trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Blaskogabyggd to Albufeira takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Blaskogabyggd in October: high temperatures in Albufeira hover around 28°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Funchal.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Praia da Marinha, Praia Da Rocha
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Praia do Camilo ©
Praia do Camilo
Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Funchal, Portugal

Funchal ©
The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and 25 Fontes and Cascada da Risco. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ponta de Sao Lourenco and Vereda da Garganta Funda. Change things up with these side-trips from Funchal: Ribeira Brava Beach (in Ribeira Brava), Cascata dos Anjos (in Ponta Do Sol) and Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools (in Porto Moniz). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Blandy's Wine Lodge, take in the dramatic natural features at Cabo Girao, admire the natural beauty at Monte Palace Madeira, and take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Arieiro.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Funchal road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Albufeira to Funchal takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Funchal

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Vereda da Garganta Funda, Ilheus da Ribeira da Janela, Cabo Girao, Ponta de Sao Lourenco, Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools
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Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Playa de Amadores and Palmitos Park. Take a break from Maspalomas with a short trip to Las Canteras Beach in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, admire nature's extreme beauty at Dunas de Maspalomas, kick back and relax at Playa de Maspalomas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Mogan.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Maspalomas route maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Funchal to Maspalomas takes 5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Maspalomas are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa de Amadores, Playa de Mogan, Las Canteras Beach
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 13:
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Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan

4
nights
Corralejo, Spain

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin & Whale Watching and El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons. Get in touch with nature at Parque Natural de Corralejo and Vins Cross. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corralejo: Morro del Jable (Centro de Recuperacion y Conservacion de Tortugas Marinas de Morro Jable, Turtle Nursery, & more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 17th (Thu) at Acua Water Park. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Corralejo Dunes and look for gifts at Centro Comercial Las Palmeras.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Corralejo trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Maspalomas to Corralejo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Corralejo

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Morro del Jable, El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 17:
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El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
Parque Natural de Corralejo ©
Parque Natural de Corralejo
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain

Puerto Del Carmen ©
One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
Explore hidden gems such as Los Hervideros and Jardin de Cactus. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Playa del papagayo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Puerto Del Carmen: Puerto deportivo Marina Rubicon (in Playa Blanca) and Timanfaya National Park (in Tinajo). Pack the 21st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park. Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Cueva de los Verdes, take some stellar pictures from Mirador Del Rio, and see the interesting displays at Fundacion Cesar Manrique.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Puerto Del Carmen online attractions planner .

Drive from Corralejo to Puerto Del Carmen in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Puerto Del Carmen can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Alcudia.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Fundacion Cesar Manrique, Jardin de Cactus, Puerto deportivo Marina Rubicon, Timanfaya National Park
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 21:
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Los Hervideros ©
Los Hervideros
Cueva de los Verdes ©
Cueva de los Verdes
Playa del papagayo ©
Playa del papagayo

3
nights
Alcudia, Spain

Alcudia ©
Alcúdia is a municipality and township of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. Take a break from the city and head to Parc Natural de Mondrago and Playa de Muro. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Playa de Alcudia and Ermita de la Victoria. Change things up with these side-trips from Alcudia: Cap de Formentor (in Formentor) and Palma de Mallorca (Bellver Castle, Catedral de Mallorca, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Serra de Tramuntana, admire all the interesting features of Fundacio Biblioteca d'Alcudia Can Torro, don't miss a visit to Stadtmauer, and wander the streets of Alcudia Old Town.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Alcudia online travel route planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Puerto Del Carmen to Alcudia in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Puerto Del Carmen in October since evenings lows in Alcudia dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Agrigento.

Things to do in Alcudia

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Playa de Muro, Parc Natural de Mondrago, Cap de Formentor
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Parc Natural de Mondrago ©
Parc Natural de Mondrago
Serra de Tramuntana ©
Serra de Tramuntana
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro

3
nights
Agrigento, Italy

Agrigento ©
Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
Step off the beaten path and head to Il Giardino della Kolymbetra and Cala Vincenzina. Escape the urban bustle at Punta bianca and Lido Sabbia D'Oro. Explore Agrigento's surroundings by going to Piazza Armerina (Piazza Armerina, Cattedrale di Maria Santissima Delle Vittorie, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Scala dei Turchi, don't miss a visit to Repubblica Delle Pergole, delve into the distant past at Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Lido Rossello.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Agrigento vacation planner .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Alcudia to Agrigento in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Alcudia in October since evenings lows in Agrigento dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Syracuse.

Things to do in Agrigento

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Piazza Armerina, Realmonte, Lido Sabbia D'Oro, Cala Vincenzina
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:
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Scala dei Turchi ©
Scala dei Turchi
Lido Sabbia D'Oro ©
Lido Sabbia D'Oro
Il Giardino della Kolymbetra ©
Il Giardino della Kolymbetra

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Riserva Naturale Orientata Oasi faunistica di Vendicari and Riserva Naturale fiume Ciane. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio) and Vendicari Nature Reserve. Get out of town with these interesting Syracuse side-trips: Ragusa Ibla (in Ragusa), Centro Storico (in Noto) and Tonnara di Marzamemi (in Marzamemi). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo (Tempio di Apollo), contemplate the long history of Greek Theater, get outside with Noleggio Gommoni - GF Mare, and step off the mainland to explore Ortigia.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Syracuse trip app .

You can drive from Agrigento to Syracuse in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Kissamos.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Sicily, Noto, Tonnara di Marzamemi, Ragusa Ibla
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Ortigia ©
Ortigia

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nights
Kissamos, Greece

Kissamos ©
A quiet port town situated on Crete's western tip, Kissamos attracts mostly domestic tourists and possesses more of the quintessential Greek feel than livelier resorts strung along the island's coastline.
Get in touch with nature at Falassarna Beach and Chalikia Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Pachia Ammos Beach and Church Of Saint Spyridon. Go for a jaunt from Kissamos to Elafonissi to see Elafonissi Beach about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Agia Sofia Cave, delve into the distant past at Ancient City of Polyrinia, kick back and relax at Balos Lagoon, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. George.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kissamos trip itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and shuttle from Syracuse to Kissamos takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Perissa.

Things to do in Kissamos

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Palaiochora, Falassarna Beach, Church of St. George, Agia Sofia Cave, Elafonissi Beach
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Elafonissi  Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach
Pachia Ammos Beach ©
Pachia Ammos Beach

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nights
Perissa, Greece

Perissa ©
One of Santorini's seaside treasures, Perissa provides travelers with a lively restaurant scene and easy access to several archaeological sites.
Visiting Perissa Black Sand Beach and Amoudi Bay will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Ancient Thera (in Kamari) and Sunset in Oia (in Oia). And it doesn't end there: trek along Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, enjoy the sand and surf at KAMARA BEACH, do a tasting at Santo Winery, and explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Perissa journey builder website .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Kissamos to Perissa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. November in Perissa sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perissa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Oia, Kamari, Santo Winery, Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, Akrotiri
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 10:
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Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Hiking Trail Fira - Oia ©
Hiking Trail Fira - Oia
KAMARA BEACH ©
KAMARA BEACH

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