43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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43 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Brasilia, Brazil
+2
Fly + bus + train:  15​h 15​min
1
Albufeira, Portugal
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
2
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
4
Treviso, Italy
— 1 day
5
Siena, Italy
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Valletta, Malta
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
7
Oia, Greece
— 1 night
8
Lindos, Greece
— 4 nights
+3
bus + Fly + bus + train:  11​h 15​min
9
Amboise, France
— 3 nights
+3
train + foot + subway + train:  7​h 30​min
10
York, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
11
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
12
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Brasilia, Brazil

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 Dona Ana. Take a break from the city and head to Praia da Marinha and Ponta Da Piedale. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albufeira: Praia Da Rocha (in Praia da Rocha) and Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres). Pack the 13th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Zoomarine Algarve. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Falesia Beach and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Albufeira journey builder website .

Brasilia, Brazil to Albufeira is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Brasilia to Albufeira is 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Brasilia in July since evenings lows in Albufeira dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Albufeira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lagos, Cape Saint Vincent, Praia Da Rocha, Praia da Marinha
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Praia da Marinha ©
Praia da Marinha
Praia Dona Ana ©
Praia Dona Ana
Praia do Camilo ©
Praia do Camilo

3
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain

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.
Visit El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons and Playa del papagayo for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Los Hervideros and Playa Blanca. Get out of town with these interesting Puerto Del Carmen side-trips: Corralejo (Parque Natural de Corralejo & Corralejo Dunes), Timanfaya National Park (in Tinajo) and Puerto deportivo Marina Rubicon (in Playa Blanca). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin de Cactus, examine the collection at Fundacion Cesar Manrique, explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de los Verdes, and learn about winemaking at Bodega La Geria.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Puerto Del Carmen online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Albufeira to Puerto Del Carmen takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, daytime highs in Puerto Del Carmen are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Playa Blanca, Corralejo, Timanfaya Nationalpark, El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
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Scuba & Snorkeling
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
Los Hervideros ©
Los Hervideros

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan, kick back and relax at Playa de Amadores, and then kick back and relax at Playa de Maspalomas. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating landscape at Dunas de Maspalomas, enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Las Canteras Beach, and finally wander the streets of Vegueta.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Maspalomas trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Puerto Del Carmen to Maspalomas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Treviso.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Playa de Amadores, Playa de Mogan
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Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Vegueta ©
Vegueta

1
day
Treviso, Italy

Treviso
The northern Italy medieval city of Treviso is known worldwide as the home of the Italian dessert tiramisu.
On the 21st (Sun), look for gifts at Hacker.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Treviso online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Maspalomas to Treviso takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Maspalomas to Treviso due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Maspalomas in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Treviso: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 22°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Siena.

Things to do in Treviso

Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 22:

4
nights
Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Step off the beaten path and head to Pozzo di San Patrizio and Abbazia di San Galgano. Get some cultural insight at Torre del Mangia and Giardino dei Tarocchi. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Siena: Civita di Bagnoregio (in Civita di Bagnoregio), Historic Centre of San Gimignano (in San Gimignano) and Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Duomo di Pisa). There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Cascate del Mulino, pause for some serene contemplation at Siena Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santo Stefano.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Siena using our trip planner.

Getting from Treviso to Siena by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Orvieto, Pisa, Abbazia di San Galgano, Giardino dei Tarocchi, Civita di Bagnoregio
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Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia
Civita di Bagnoregio ©
Civita di Bagnoregio
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano

2
nights
Valletta, Malta

Valletta ©
Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
On the 26th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Upper Barrakka Gardens, take in the waterfront at Valletta Waterfront, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mdina Old City, then explore the ancient world of Hagar Qim Temples, and finally take a stroll through Spinola Bay. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of St Mary's Chapel, take in the history at Saluting Battery, admire the striking features of St. John's Co-Cathedral, witness the site of a historic battle at Lascaris War Rooms, then learn about all things military at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Il-kalanka Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Valletta day trip planning website .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Siena to Valletta in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Il-kalanka Beach, Mdina Old City, Spinola Bay, St Mary's Chapel, Mnajdra
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:
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Mnajdra ©
Mnajdra
Lascaris War Rooms ©
Lascaris War Rooms
Spinola Bay ©
Spinola Bay

1
night
Oia, Greece

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
On the 28th (Sun), kick back and relax at KAMARA BEACH, then do a tasting at Santo Winery, and then get great views at Sunset in Oia. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, then stroll through Perissa Black Sand Beach, and then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Oia trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Valletta to Oia by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Valletta to Oia due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Oia

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Santo Winery, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Kamari Beach, Perissa Black Sand Beach
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:
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Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

4
nights
Lindos, Greece

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Aliki Beach and Vlycha Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Gennadi Beach and Glystra Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Prasonisi Beach in Kattavia (about 48 minutes away). Spend the 31st (Wed) exploring ancient history at Village of Lindos. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Stegna Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Lardos Beach, and delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lindos trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Oia to Lindos in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, car, flight, and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Lindos can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Amboise.

Things to do in Lindos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Gennadi Beach, Stegna Beach, Lardos Beach, Tsambika Beach, Prasonisi Beach
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 3:
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Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
Stegna Beach ©
Stegna Beach
Tsambika Beach ©
Tsambika Beach

3
nights
Amboise, France

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Get a sense of the local culture at Chateau Royal de Blois and Chateau de Cheverny. Get some historical perspective at Park and Chateau de Beauregard and Chateau de Chambord. Go for a jaunt from Amboise to Saint-Aignan to see ZooParc de Beauval about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Louis, take an in-depth tour of Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, examine the collection at Chateau de Chenonceau, and explore the galleries of Eglise Saint-Florentin.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Amboise trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Lindos to Amboise in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lindos to Amboise. When traveling from Lindos in August, plan for slightly colder days in Amboise, with highs around 29°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to York.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Blois, ZooParc de Beauval, Park and Chateau de Beauregard, Chateau de Cheverny, Chateau de Chambord
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Chateau de Cheverny ©
Chateau de Cheverny
Chateau Royal de Blois
Chateau Royal de Blois
Park and Chateau de Beauregard ©
Park and Chateau de Beauregard

4
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Let the collections at Beamish Museum and National Railway Museum capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Whitby Abbey and Durham Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Filey Beach (in Filey), Peasholm Park (in Scarborough) and Lincoln Cathedral (in Lincoln). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, steep yourself in history at York City Walls, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, and wander the streets of York Shambles.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read York trip tool .

You can take a train from Amboise to York in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amboise to York. Traveling from Amboise in August, expect nights in York to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Beamish Museum, Peasholm Park, Durham Cathedral, Whitby Abbey, Lincoln Cathedral
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 11:
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Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
Whitby Abbey ©
Whitby Abbey
Lincoln Cathedral ©
Lincoln Cathedral

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cragside House and Gardens and Buchanan Street. Explore hidden gems such as Rosslyn Chapel and National Wallace Monument. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Stirling Castle (in Stirling), Glasgow (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum & The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel) and Bamburgh Castle (in Bamburgh). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Edinburgh Old Town, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, step aboard Royal Yacht Britannia, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh vacation builder website .

Getting from York to Edinburgh by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Glasgow, Stirling, Rosslyn Chapel, Bamburgh Castle, Cragside House and Gardens
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Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

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nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition and Thingvallakirkja church. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fishing Charters & Tours and Horseback Riding Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Strokkur (in Geysir), Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Gullfoss (in Blaskogabyggd). Treat yourself to a day of pampering on the 19th (Mon) at some of the best spas. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, take in the spiritual surroundings of Domkirkjan, wander the streets of Laugavegur, and appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager.

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

Fly from Edinburgh to Reykjavik in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Edinburgh in August, you will find days in Reykjavik are a bit cooler (16°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Spas

Side Trips

Thingvellir, Strokkur, Gullfoss Falls
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 20:
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

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