59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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59 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Bilbao, Spain
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Bordeaux, France
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Paris, France
— 1 night
Fly + train:  5​h 45​min
3
La Spezia, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
5
Postojna, Slovenia
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
6
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Bovec, Slovenia
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h
8
Skrip, Croatia
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
9
Rab Island, Croatia
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
10
Cres, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h
11
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
12
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
13
Milna, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h
14
Kotor, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
15
Gjirokaster, Albania
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
16
Ksamil, Albania
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
17
Himare, Albania
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
18
Dhermi, Albania
— 2 nights
shuttle:  1​h
19
Vlore, Albania
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
20
Tirana, Albania
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
21
Chania Town, Greece
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
22
Rethymnon, Greece
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  3​h 45​min
23
Rhodes Town, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
24
Naxos, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
25
Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
ferry + taxi:  3​h
26
Matala, Greece
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h
27
Skiathos, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 15​min
28
Corfu Town, Greece
— 1 night
Fly + subway:  2​h 45​min
29
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Bilbao, Spain

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Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chateau de Cazeneuve and Bazas Cathedral. Let the collections at Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure and Chateau Courtade-Dubuc capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bordeaux: Sauternes (Maison du Sauternes, La Maison du Vigneron de Sauternes, & more), Chateau de La Brede - Montesquieu (in La Brede) and Chateau Gravas (in Barsac). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St-Pierre de Gradignan, don't miss a visit to Eglise Saint-Eloi, contemplate the long history of Prieure de Cayac, and admire the striking features of Cite Fruges.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bordeaux trip itinerary planner.

Bilbao, Spain to Bordeaux is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In May in Bordeaux, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Paris.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sauternes, Chateau Courtade-Dubuc, Chateau de La Brede - Montesquieu, Bazas Cathedral, Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure
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Bazas Cathedral ©
Bazas Cathedral
Chateau de Cazeneuve ©
Chateau de Cazeneuve
Chateau de La Brede - Montesquieu ©

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Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Parc du Chateau and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale de la Resurrection Saint Corbinien.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris driving holiday planner .

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In June in Paris, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to La Spezia.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Chevreuse, Skit du Saint-Esprit, Parc du Chateau, Chateau de Montlhery, Cathedrale de la Resurrection Saint Corbinien
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Chateau de la Madeleine ©
Chateau de la Madeleine
Parc du Chateau ©
Parc du Chateau
Skit du Saint-Esprit ©
Skit du Saint-Esprit

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La Spezia, Italy

La Spezia ©
La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. You'll get in some beach time at Basilica of San Frediano and Oasi Massaciuccoli. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina and Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around La Spezia: Pontile Bellavista Vittoria (in Lido Di Camaiore), Park of Villa Reale (in Marlia) and Livorno (Costiera di Calafuria & Santuario di Montenero). And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nazionale della Certosa Monumentale di Calci, examine the collection at Piaggio Museum, admire the striking features of Acquedotto del Nottolini, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the La Spezia online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Paris to La Spezia takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in June: highs in La Spezia hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in La Spezia

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Pisa, Calci, Livorno, Lucca, Oasi Massaciuccoli
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Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina
Park of Villa Reale ©
Park of Villa Reale

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bahia del Sole and Museo Regionale della bonifica Ca' Vendramin. Get some historical perspective at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Adria and Museo dei Grandi Fiumi. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Santuario Madonna del Pilastrello (in Lendinara), Chiesa di San Domenico (in Chioggia) and Museo Archeologico Nazionale Fratta Polesine (in Fratta Polesine). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parco Naturale Regionale del Delta del Po, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tempio della Beata Vergine del Soccorso detta La Rotonda, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo Roncale.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip maker site .

You can drive from La Spezia to Venice in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Rovigo, Chioggia, Museo Regionale della bonifica Ca' Vendramin, Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Adria, Santuario Madonna del Pilastrello
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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Adria ©
Bahia del Sole ©
Bahia del Sole

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nights
Postojna, Slovenia

Postojna ©
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
On the 14th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave, then identify plant and animal life at Rakov Skocjan Valley, then explore the activities along Cerknica Lake, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sneznik Castle Museum. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Military Museum Tabor, then examine the collection at Park vojaske zgodovine Pivka, and then get your game on at Creative Ways.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Postojna trip maker .

Drive from Venice to Postojna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Postojna, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Military Museum Tabor, Sneznik Castle Museum, Rakov Skocjan Valley, Cerknica Lake, Park vojaske zgodovine Pivka
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Sneznik Castle Museum ©
Sneznik Castle Museum
Rakov Skocjan Valley ©
Rakov Skocjan Valley
Military Museum Tabor ©
Military Museum Tabor

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
On the 16th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Skofja Loka Castle & Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then make a trip to Mestni Trg, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrezje. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip planner .

Getting from Postojna to Ljubljana by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train. June in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Skofja Loka Castle & Museum
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Skofja Loka Castle & Museum ©
Skofja Loka Castle & Museum
Cankarjevo Nabrezje ©
Cankarjevo Nabrezje

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nights
Bovec, Slovenia

Bovec ©
Bovec is a town in the Littoral region in northwestern Slovenia, close to border with Italy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Slovenian Alpine Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triglav, make a trip to Monument To Four Courageous Men, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Succursal Church Of The Holy Spirit By The Lake.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bovec route planner .

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bovec in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Skrip.

Things to do in Bovec

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero, Mojstrana, Javorca, Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), Church of St John the Baptist
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Church of St John the Baptist ©
Church of St John the Baptist
Slovenian Alpine Museum ©
Slovenian Alpine Museum

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Skrip, Croatia

Skrip ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): examine the collection at Museum of Oil, then see the interesting displays at Museum uja, then contemplate the long history of Museum of Brac, and finally examine the collection at The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Skrip sightseeing website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bovec to Skrip. Traveling from Bovec in June, things will get a bit warmer in Skrip: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Rab Island.

Things to do in Skrip

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Museum uja
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Museum of Oil ©
Museum of Oil
The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip ©
The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip
Museum uja ©
Museum uja

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Rab Island, Croatia

Rab Island ©
On the 21st (Fri), stroll through Rab-Maman trail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral of the Holy Virgin Mary's Assumption, then make a trip to Trg Municipium Arba, then pause for some serene contemplation at Crkva Sv.Petra, and finally delve into the distant past at Zidine Fortress.

To plan Rab Island vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Skrip to Rab Island. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Cres.

Things to do in Rab Island

Outdoors Historic Sites Trails
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Crkva Sv.Petra ©
Crkva Sv.Petra
Zidine Fortress ©
Zidine Fortress

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Cres, Croatia

Cres ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Centar Za Odrzivi Razvoj Gerbin, hike along Raca Beach Valun, then don't miss a visit to Valun Tablet (Valunska ploca), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Francis Friary and Church on the Island of Cres.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cres journey planner.

You can drive from Rab Island to Cres in 3.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Cres are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Cres

Beaches Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Cres Island
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Centar Za Odrzivi Razvoj Gerbin ©
Centar Za Odrzivi Razvoj Gerbin

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sveti Jakov Beach and Dominican Monastery. Get a sense of the local culture at Prijeko street and Vlaho Bukovac House. Change things up with these side-trips from Dubrovnik: Cavtat (Church of St Nicholas & Church of Our Lady of the Snow). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at St. John's Fortress, appreciate the extensive heritage of Brsalje Street, examine the collection at Love Stories Museum, and admire the striking features of Minceta Fortress.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cres to Dubrovnik. In June in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Cavtat
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Vlaho Bukovac House ©
Vlaho Bukovac House
Sveti Jakov Beach ©
Sveti Jakov Beach
St. John's Fortress ©
St. John's Fortress

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Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Punta Rata Beach and Etnografski muzej Split. Visiting Brela Beach and Shark Diving will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Hilltop 15th Century Church of St. George in Old Town Primosten (in Primosten) and Fortress Starigrad (Fortica) (in Omis). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Split Archaeological Museum, do a tasting at Putalj Winery, and explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Split trip site .

Traveling by bus from Dubrovnik to Split takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. June in Split sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Milna.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Brela, Fortress Starigrad (Fortica), Hilltop 15th Century Church of St. George in Old Town Primosten
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Shark Diving
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Brela Beach ©
Brela Beach

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Milna, Croatia

Milna ©
On the 29th (Sat), take in the waterfront activity at Marina Vlaska.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Milna trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Split to Milna in 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Milna are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Kotor.

Things to do in Milna

Parks
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Marina Vlaska ©
Marina Vlaska

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Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Trg Sv. Tripuna and Church of Blazena Ozana. Visit Trg od brasna and St. Nikola Church for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Trg Sv. Luke, steep yourself in history at Kotor Fortress, see the interesting displays at Cats Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Kampana Tower.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kotor route planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Milna to Kotor with the Route module. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Milna in June since evenings lows in Kotor dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Gjirokaster.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Perast
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St. Nikola Church ©
St. Nikola Church
Maritime Museum ©
Maritime Museum
Church of Blazena Ozana ©
Church of Blazena Ozana

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Gjirokaster, Albania

Gjirokaster ©
Along with the central Albanian town of Berat, Gjirokastra serves as a striking World Heritage Site known for its Ottoman architecture.
On the 3rd (Wed), contemplate the long history of The Cold War Tunnel, then look for all kinds of wild species at Nature&joy, and then take an in-depth tour of Ethnographic Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gjirokaster trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Kotor to Gjirokaster takes 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kotor to Gjirokaster. Traveling from Kotor in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Gjirokaster. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ksamil.

Things to do in Gjirokaster

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Ethnographic Museum ©
Ethnographic Museum
The Cold War Tunnel ©
The Cold War Tunnel

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Ksamil, Albania

Ksamil ©
Ksamil Ksamili; is a village and a former municipality in the riviera of Southern Albania, and part of Butrint National Park. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): kick back and relax at Shpella e Pellumbave and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lori Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ksamil vacation planning website .

Traveling by car from Gjirokaster to Ksamil takes 1.5 hours. In July in Ksamil, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Himare.

Things to do in Ksamil

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Shpella e Pellumbave
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Lori Beach ©
Lori Beach

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Himare, Albania

Himare ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Kalaja e Borshit, stroll through Bunec Beach, then step into the grandiose world of Porto Palermo Castle, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Monastery of Saint Mary Athaliotisa and then kick back and relax at Borsh Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Himare travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ksamil to Himare in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Himare can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dhermi.

Things to do in Himare

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Borsh, Bunec Beach
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Bunec Beach ©
Bunec Beach
Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello ©
Borsh Beach ©
Borsh Beach

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Dhermi, Albania

Dhermi ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Pirate's Cave and then stroll through Palase Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Dhermi day trip website .

Dhermi is very close to Himare. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for the shuttle ride to Vlore.

Things to do in Dhermi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Palase Beach
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Palase Beach ©
Palase Beach
Saint Theodore Monastery ©
Saint Theodore Monastery

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Vlore, Albania

Vlore
Vlorë is the third largest city and a municipality in Albania. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): head outdoors with Summer DEPO.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Vlore trip builder .

You can take a shuttle from Dhermi to Vlore in an hour. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Dhermi in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Vlore, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tirana.

Things to do in Vlore

Outdoors
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Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): soak away your stress at local Arab baths, step into the grandiose world of Petrela Castle, get engrossed in the history at Bektashi World Center, then take an in-depth tour of House of Leaves, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Paul Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Liqeni i Bovilles (Lake of Bovilla ), then step into the grandiose world of Preza Castle, and then kick back and relax at The Beach Bar.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tirana itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Vlore to Tirana takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tirana are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Tirana

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Petrela Castle, The Beach Bar
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Liqeni i Bovilles (Lake of Bovilla ) ©
Petrela Castle ©
Petrela Castle
House of Leaves ©
House of Leaves

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Chania Town, Greece

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chania Venetian Lighthouse and Greek National Football Museum. Manousakis Winery and MINOAN'S WORLD will appeal to museum buffs. Go for a jaunt from Chania Town to Zounaki to see Cretan Brewery about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Firkas Fortress, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, see the interesting displays at Museum-Residence of Eleftherios Venizelos, and make a trip to Agios Nikolaos.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Chania Town journey builder website .

You can fly from Tirana to Chania Town in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Tirana in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Chania Town, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Chania Town

Historic Sites Spas Museums

Side Trips

Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), German War Cemetery, Souda Bay War Cemetery, Manousakis Winery, Cretan Brewery S.A.
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Chania Venetian Lighthouse ©
Chania Venetian Lighthouse
Manousakis Winery ©
Manousakis Winery
Souda Bay War Cemetery ©
Souda Bay War Cemetery

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Rethymnon, Greece

Rethymnon ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Rethymno, see the interesting displays at Contemporary Art Museum of Crete, pause for some serene contemplation at Four Martyrs Church, then appreciate the history behind Symbol of Rethymnon City, then explore the striking landscape at St. Anthony Gorge (Gorge of Patsos), and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

Before you visit Rethymnon, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Chania Town to Rethymnon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Rethymnon sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

St. Anthony Gorge (Gorge of Patsos)
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Contemporary Art Museum of Crete ©
Contemporary Art Museum of Crete
Four Martyrs Church ©
Four Martyrs Church
Archaeological Museum of Rethymno ©
Archaeological Museum of Rethymno

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Rhodes Town, Greece

Rhodes Town
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Street of the Knights and Ancient Kamiros. Let the collections at Agathi Beach and The Church of the Panagia capture your imagination. When in Rhodes Town, make a side trip to see Monastery Tsambika in Kolimbia, approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Mandraki Harbour, get engrossed in the history at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, appreciate the history behind Alexander Diakos Statue, and don't miss a visit to Ancient Olympic Stadium - Rhodes.

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Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Rethymnon to Rhodes Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Rhodes Town can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Naxos.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites Beaches Museums

Side Trips

Filerimos, Ancient Kamiros, Monastery Tsambika, The Church of the Panagia, Agathi Beach
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Ancient Kamiros
Ancient Kamiros
Agathi Beach ©
Agathi Beach
Street of the Knights ©
Street of the Knights

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Naxos, Greece

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
On the 18th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo, see the interesting displays at Eggares Olive Press Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at L- Art Gallery & Decor, then examine the collection at Distillery M. G. Vallindras Eirini Frangoudaki, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Alyko Dimou Naxou. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Alyko Beach, shop like a local with Fish & Olive, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Drossiani Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Myrtidiotissa.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Naxos vacation website .

Getting from Rhodes Town to Naxos by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Naxos are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Fira.

Things to do in Naxos

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo
Alyko Dimou Naxou ©
Alyko Dimou Naxou
Eggares Olive Press Museum ©
Eggares Olive Press Museum

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Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord, explore the historical opulence of Byzantine Castle Ruins, then see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, then view the masterpieces at MATI Art Gallery, and finally learn about winemaking at Domaine Sigalas. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, take in the exciting artwork at Art Space, step into the grandiose world of Castelli of Pyrgos, see the interesting displays at Cultural Village, then do a tasting at Venetsanos Winery, and finally look for gifts at the White, Santorini.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Fira day trip app .

Drive from Naxos to Fira in 5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Matala.

Things to do in Fira

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Oia, Pyrgos, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Venetsanos Winery, Art Space
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Byzantine Castle Ruins ©
Byzantine Castle Ruins
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Venetsanos Winery ©
Venetsanos Winery

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Matala, Greece

Matala ©
A low-key tourist resort known for its ancient cliffside caves, Matala boasts a rich history that spans over 2,000 years.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): kick back and relax at Agios Pavlos beach and then head outdoors with Agio Farago (Gorge of Saints). On your second day here, do a tasting at Domaine Zacharioudakis, S. - B. Tsipa O.E., then kick back and relax at Kalamaki Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at Moozart Wood Art Shop.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Matala trip planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Fira to Matala in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July in Matala, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Skiathos.

Things to do in Matala

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Domaine Zacharioudakis, S. - B. Tsipa O.E., Kalamaki Beach, Agios Pavlos beach
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Agio Farago (Gorge of Saints) ©
Agio Farago (Gorge of Saints)
Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Agios Pavlos beach ©
Agios Pavlos beach

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Skiathos, Greece

Skiathos ©
Boasting some of Greece's finest beaches, Skiathos swells with vacationers from colder European countries at the height of the tourist season.
On the 24th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Panagia Eikonistrias, stroll through Megali Ammos Beach, steep yourself in history at The Papadiamandis House, then take in the exciting artwork at The Blue House Art Gallery, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Agios Nikolaos Church and Clock Tower.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Skiathos trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Matala to Skiathos takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July in Skiathos, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Skiathos

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Megali Ammos Beach ©
Megali Ammos Beach
Agios Nikolaos Church and Clock Tower ©

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Corfu Town, Greece

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): examine the collection at Casa Parlante, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint James and Saint Christopher, take in the exciting artwork at Kaliston Art, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery Panagia of Tenedos, then steep yourself in history at Spilia's Gate, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agia Theodora Mitropolis Orthodox Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Corfu Town visit planning website .

Getting from Skiathos to Corfu Town by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. While traveling from Skiathos, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Corfu Town, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Casa Parlante ©
Casa Parlante
Emporion D'artes ©
Emporion D'artes
Corfu Gallery ©
Corfu Gallery

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Athens, Greece

Athens
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 26th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Donkey's Land, get engrossed in the history at Ancient Agora of Athens, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cycladic Art, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Vouliagmeni Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Asteras Glyfada Beach, and then explore and take pictures at Panathenaic Stadium.

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You can do a combination of flight and subway from Corfu Town to Athens in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Athens are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Asteras Glyfada Beach, Vouliagmeni Beach, Donkey's Land
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Temple of Athena Nike
Temple of Athena Nike
Anafiotika ©
Anafiotika
Museum of Cycladic Art ©
Museum of Cycladic Art

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