55 days in Europe Itinerary

55 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe sightseeing planner
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train
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Koblenz, Germany
— 3 nights
Train
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly
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Kissamos, Greece
— 4 nights
Drive
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Rethymnon, Greece
— 2 nights
Taxi to Heraklion, Ferry to Fira
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Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Naxos Town, Greece
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Paros, Greece
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Ios, Greece
— 2 nights
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Folegandros, Greece
— 2 nights
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Milos, Greece
— 4 nights
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Serifos, Greece
— 5 nights
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Kithnos, Greece
— 4 nights
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Kea, Greece
— 4 nights
Drive
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Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Magic Mushroom Gallery, Efteling, Anne Frank House, and other attractions. Explore hidden gems such as Amsterdam Canal Ring and Ripley's Believe It or Not! Amsterdam.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam online vacation planner.

Christchurch, New Zealand to Amsterdam is an approximately 31-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from Christchurch to Amsterdam. Traveling from Christchurch in May, Amsterdam is a bit warmer at night with lows of 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Koblenz.
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Koblenz, Germany — 3 nights

Gateway to the Romantic Rhine

Calling itself "Germany's most beautiful corner," Koblenz is tucked in the picturesque valley formed by the Rhine and Moselle rivers and is one of the most popular spots on tourist itineraries.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Get some cultural insight at Romanticum and Alte Burg. When in Koblenz, make a side trip to see Genovevaburg - Eifel Museum, and German slate mine in Mayen, approximately Mayen away.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Koblenz trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Koblenz takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daily temperatures in Koblenz can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Frankfurt.
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Frankfurt, Germany — 2 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Klassikstadt has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museum Judengasse and then get engrossed in the history at Zeppelin Museum Zeppelinheim. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Klassikstadt.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Frankfurt itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Koblenz to Frankfurt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daytime highs in Frankfurt are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kissamos.
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Kissamos, Greece — 4 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Falasarna Sailing. Explore hidden gems such as Sfinari Beach and Aspri Limni Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Archaeological Museum of Kissamos and Ancient City of Polyrinia. Go for a jaunt from Kissamos to Platanias to see Beer Tastings & Tours about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: Head underground at Agia Sofia Cave, discover the deep blue sea with Kisamos Diving Center, don't miss a visit to Kastelli Kissamos Old Port, and enjoy the sand and surf at Afrata Beach.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kissamos tour planning website.

Getting from Frankfurt to Kissamos by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Frankfurt to Kissamos, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Frankfurt in May, things will get a bit warmer in Kissamos: highs are around 29°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Rethymnon.
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Rethymnon, Greece — 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rethymno Beach, Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Rethymno Cruises. On the 30th (Tue), join in the after-dark buzz at Rethymno Cruises.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rethymnon journey planner.

Traveling by car from Kissamos to Rethymnon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Thu) before leaving for Fira.
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Fira, Greece — 2 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Heart of Santorini as well as Lost Atlantis Experience. On the 1st (Thu), see the interesting displays at Lost Atlantis Experience and then take in the dramatic natural features at Heart of Santorini. On your second day here, examine the collection at Cultural Village.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira trip maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Rethymnon to Fira in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. June in Fira sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Naxos Town.
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Naxos Town, Greece — 3 nights

Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
You've now added Agios Stefanos Beach to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mount Zeus and Finikas Beach.

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You can ride a ferry from Fira to Naxos Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In June, daytime highs in Naxos Town are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Paros.
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Paros, Greece — 5 nights

Poor Man's Mykonos

Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
The Cave of Antiparos has been added to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Frankish Castle and Venetian Fortress. Get some cultural insight at Marathi Marble Quarries and Archaeological Museum Parou. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Piso Livadi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Molos Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Paros Park, and identify plant and animal life at Butterflies Nature Reserve.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Paros road trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Naxos Town to Paros takes an hour. In June, daytime highs in Paros are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sun) before leaving for Ios.
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Ios, Greece — 2 nights

Halfway between Naxos and Santorini lies tiny Ios, famous worldwide as one of the Aegean's liveliest nightlife hubs.
On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Kolitsani Beach and then explore the historical opulence of Paleokastro.

Find out how to plan Ios trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by ferry from Paros to Ios takes 3 hours. In June in Ios, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Folegandros.
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Folegandros, Greece — 2 nights

Your day by day itinerary now includes Katergo Beach as well as Latinaki Beach. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Vorina Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Galifos Nudist Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Georgitsi’s Cave, stroll through Vitsentzou Beach, then kick back and relax at Latinaki Beach, and finally stroll through Katergo Beach.

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You can travel from Ios to Folegandros in 2 hours. June in Folegandros sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Thu) before leaving for Milos.
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Milos, Greece — 4 nights

Island of Colors

The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Paliochori Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Alogomandra Beach and Milea Massage Milos. We've also included these beaches for you: Gerontas Beach and Kalogries Beach. It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Provatas Beach and step into the grandiose world of Venetian Castle of Milos.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Milos visit planner.

Getting from Folegandros to Milos by journey takes about 3 hours. In June in Milos, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Serifos.
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Serifos, Greece — 5 nights

Your day by day itinerary now includes Serifos Scuba Divers as well as Kastro. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Malliadiko Beach and Kalo Ambeli beach. You'll get in some beach time at Sykamia Beach and Vagia Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Serifos online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by journey from Milos to Serifos takes 3.5 hours. June in Serifos sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 25°C at night. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kithnos.
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Kithnos, Greece — 4 nights

Visit Skilou Beach and Apokrousi Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore hidden gems such as Gaidouromantra Beach and Lefkes Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kithnos online itinerary builder.

You can travel from Serifos to Kithnos in 2.5 hours. June in Kithnos sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kea.
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Kea, Greece — 4 nights

Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gialiskari Beach and Spathi Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Pisses Beach and Sykamia Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kea trip website.

You can travel from Kithnos to Kea in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Kithnos in June, plan for little chillier nights in Kea, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 5 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore hidden gems such as Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology and Archaeological Museum of Ancient Mycenae. Citadel and Treasury of Atreus and Areopagus are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: soak away your stress at Hammam Shahrazad, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kessarianí Monastery (Moni Kessarianis), and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Piraeus.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Athens day trip app.

Getting from Kea to Athens by car takes about 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 7th (Fri), you'll travel back home.
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Crete travel guide

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Great Island
The largest of the Greek islands, Crete offers travelers more than just sun, sea, and sand. Famed for its warm hospitality, outstanding infrastructure, and contrasting landscapes, the island represents one of the world's richest areas in terms of history and culture. Crete burst onto the world scene over 4,000 years ago, when it served as the center of the Minoan civilization, one of Europe's earliest organized societies. Despite the island's wealth of developed beaches, the traces of the mysterious and enchanting Minoan empire remain Crete's top attraction, drawing visitors from all over the world. The island capital Heraklion provides an ideal base for exploring a renowned Minoan palace complex, the site of Europe's oldest city.
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