5 days in Europe Itinerary

5 days in Europe Itinerary

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5 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf, Germany
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Fly:  8​h 15​min
2
Maspalomas, Spain
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Corralejo, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Dusseldorf, Germany

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia and then wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Edinburgh is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Dusseldorf in May, plan for little chillier days in Edinburgh, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Maspalomas, visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Maspalomas trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Edinburgh to Maspalomas in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Edinburgh in May, you will find days in Maspalomas are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are much hotter (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Playa de Mogan
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Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
El Faro de Maspalomas ©
El Faro de Maspalomas

1
night
Corralejo, Spain

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
On the 30th (Thu), kick back and relax at El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons and then look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Natural de Corralejo.

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

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 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Corralejo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
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El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
Parque Natural de Corralejo ©
Parque Natural de Corralejo

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the striking landscape of Timanfaya National Park, and then see the interesting displays at Fundacion Cesar Manrique. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Jardin de Cactus and then Head underground at Cueva de los Verdes.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Puerto Del Carmen trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Corralejo to Puerto Del Carmen in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Puerto Del Carmen can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Jardin de Cactus, Cueva de los Verdes, Timanfaya National Park, Fundacion Cesar Manrique
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Timanfaya National Park ©
Timanfaya National Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cueva de los Verdes ©
Cueva de los Verdes

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