30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cagliari, Italy
— 1 night
2
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Palermo, Italy
— 4 nights
4
Saint Julian's, Malta
— 3 nights
5
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 3 nights
6
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
7
Oia, Greece
— 2 nights
8
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
9
Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
10
Zadar, Croatia
— 2 nights

1
night
Cagliari, Italy

Cagliari ©
The capital of Sardinia, Cagliari is spread out over seven hills and still bears the marks of its past conquerors, including the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, and Romans.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Anfiteatro Romano di Cagliari, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Michele, thendon't miss a visit to Chiesa di Sant'Efisio, and finally take a stroll through Quartiere Villanova. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Bartolomeo, examine the collection at Museo delle Cere Anatomiche, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Sepolcro, see the interesting displays at Museo del Tesoro e Area Archeologica di Sant'Eulalia, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria, and finally view the masterpieces at Galleria Comunale D'Arte Moderna.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cagliari itinerary planner.

Porto, Portugal to Cagliari is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Porto to Cagliari, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Porto in August, with highs in Cagliari at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Cagliari

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Anfiteatro Romano di Cagliari ©
Anfiteatro Romano di Cagliari
Quartiere Villanova ©
Quartiere Villanova
Chiesa di Sant'Efisio ©
Chiesa di Sant'Efisio

2
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 30th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, thencontemplate the long history of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and then delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of The Neapolis Buried, thencontemplate the long history of Catacombe di San Gaudioso, thenexplore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico Pausilypon, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Sommerso di Gaiola - Area Marina Protetta.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Naples trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cagliari to Naples takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Naples are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Pompeii Archaeological Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Catacombe di San Gaudioso ©
Catacombe di San Gaudioso
Parco Archeologico Pausilypon ©
Parco Archeologico Pausilypon

4
nights
Palermo, Italy

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to San Giuseppe dei Teatini and Palazzo Conte Federico. Get a sense of the local culture at Santuario Santa Rosalia and Palazzo Steri - Chiaramonte - Carcere dei penitenziati. Change things up with these side-trips from Palermo: Castello Ventimiglia (in Castelbuono), Santuario Gibilmanna (in Cefalu) and Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese (in Termini Imerese). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratorio di Santa Cita, make a trip to Nobile e Monumentale Chiesa dell'Immacolata Concezione al Capo, and contemplate the long history of Catacombe dei Cappuccini.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Palermo trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Naples to Palermo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Saint Julian's.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Castello Ventimiglia, Santuario Gibilmanna, Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese
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San Giuseppe dei Teatini ©
San Giuseppe dei Teatini
Oratorio di Santa Cita ©
Oratorio di Santa Cita
Palazzo Conte Federico ©
Palazzo Conte Federico

3
nights
Saint Julian's, Malta

Saint Julian's ©
More than just another port city, Saint Julian's serves as one of Malta's most popular nightlife destinations, drawing a young crowd of weekend revelers from around Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take a stroll through St. George's Bay, take a stroll through Spinola Bay, thenwander the streets of Paceville, and finally steep yourself in history at War HQ Tunnel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Malta Falconry Centre, see the interesting displays at Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum, appreciate the history behind Mdina Main Gate - Baroque gateway, thenget to know the fascinating history of Mdina Old City, thendon't miss a visit to Balluta Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parish Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Saint Julian's trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Palermo to Saint Julian's by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In September in Saint Julian's, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Saint Julian's

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Valletta, Mdina, Malta Falconry Centre
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Spinola Bay ©
Spinola Bay
St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Mdina Main Gate - Baroque gateway ©
Mdina Main Gate - Baroque gateway

3
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Armenistis Lighthouse and Monastery of Paleokastro. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ornos Beach and Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Agrari Beach, wander the streets of Little Venice, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Panayia Tourliani.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Saint Julian's to Mykonos Town takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Saint Julian's to Mykonos Town. In September, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mykonos, Ano Mera, Armenistis Lighthouse, Ornos Beach, Paradise Beach
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Ornos Beach ©
Ornos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Armenistis Lighthouse ©
Armenistis Lighthouse

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Temple of Hephaestus and Ancient Agora of Athens. Do some cultural sightseeing at Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Vouliagmeni Beach (in Vouliagmeni) and Asteras Glyfada Beach (in Glyfada). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Temple of Athena Nike, explore the striking landscape at Areopagus, kick back and relax at Glyfada Beach, and delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Athens journey builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In September in Athens, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Athens

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

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

2
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Oia, Greece

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): steep yourself in history at The castle of St Nicholas, thenkick back and relax at Katharos Beach, thenlearn about winemaking at Domaine Sigalas, and finally don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thenstop by Epilekton, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Mnemossyne Gallery.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Oia holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Oia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. September in Oia sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Oia

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Ekklisia Panagia Platsani ©
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani
Domaine Sigalas ©
Domaine Sigalas
Spas

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Visit Basilica di San Marco and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like San Giorgio Maggiore and Scuola Grande di San Rocco. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Piazza dei Signori (in Padua), Passeggiata lungo la restera (in Treviso) and Bibione Lighthouse (in Bibione). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Cannaregio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, explore the activities along Canal Grande, and admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner.

Getting from Oia to Venice by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oia to Venice due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Oia in September: high temperatures in Venice hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Split.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Piazza dei Signori, Passeggiata lungo la restera, Bibione Lighthouse
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San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

4
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Palazzo di Diocleziano and Franciscan Monastery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Historic City of Trogir and Omis and Cetina River. Get out of town with these interesting Split side-trips: Church Of St. Roch (in Kastel Novi) and Dubovica Beach (in Zarace). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Old Split, don't miss a visit to Split Synagogue, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Split trip maker website.

Fly from Venice to Split in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Split, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Zadar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Church Of St. Roch, Omis and Cetina River, Dubovica Beach, Franciscan Monastery, Historic City of Trogir
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir

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Zadar, Croatia

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
On the 24th (Tue), Head underground at Modric Cave (Modric Spilja), pause for some serene contemplation at Zadar Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Church of St. Donat, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Chrysogonus Church, thendelve into the distant past at Zadar Land City Gates, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Elias - St Elias Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure and then stroll through Jadro Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Zadar trip maker.

You can drive from Split to Zadar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Split in September, Zadar is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Modric Cave (Modric Spilja), Jadro Beach
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Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat
Zadar Land City Gates ©
Zadar Land City Gates
Zadar Cathedral ©
Zadar Cathedral

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