59 days in Western Europe Itinerary

59 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Start: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Shuttle + Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Alghero, Italy
— 8 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  8 h 30 min
5
Rethymnon, Greece
— 5 nights
Ferry:  2 h 45 min
6
Oia, Greece
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Naxos, Greece
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 15 min
8
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
9
Cannes, France
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  11 h 30 min
10
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  3 h 15 min
11
Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  10 h
12
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  16 h 45 min
End: Buenos Aires, Argentina

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get some historical perspective at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana). Do some cultural sightseeing at Castelo de S. Jorge and Capela dos Ossos. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Corticarte - Arte em Cortica (in Azaruja), Praia da Nazare (in Nazare) and Cabo da Roca (in Colares). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, stop by Gente da Minha Terra, wander the streets of Rossio Square, and hunt for treasures at Feira da Ladra.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon route planning app.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Lisbon is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time (ART) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 3 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Buenos Aires in March; daily highs in Lisbon reach 20°C and lows reach 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Evora, Castelo dos Mouros, Praia do Carvalhal, Corticarte - Arte em Cortica, Praia da Nazare
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Praia da Nazare ©
Praia da Nazare
Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima ©
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some historical perspective at Borgo di Lucignano d’Arbia and Castello di Verrazzano. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Artesia Ceramica and Jean Saade. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: The Mall (in Leccio), Manifatture Mezzetti (in San Gimignano) and Siena (Dolce Siena craft specialties, Nino & Friends, &more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence holiday builder app.

You can fly from Lisbon to Florence in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Florence is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lisbon in March, with highs in Florence at 17°C and lows at 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Shopping Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Siena, The Mall, Castello di Verrazzano, Artesia Ceramica, Borgo di Lucignano d’Arbia
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 9:
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Bianco e Nero di Sonia Staccioli ©
Bianco e Nero di Sonia Staccioli
Borgo di Lucignano d’Arbia ©
Borgo di Lucignano d’Arbia
Castello di Verrazzano ©
Castello di Verrazzano

5
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Visiting Cascata delle Marmore and Riserva Naturale Regionale Macchiatonda will get you outdoors. Shop till you drop at Via Condotti and Lavanda del Lago. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto), Il Borgo di Monteleone di Spoleto (in Monteleone di Spoleto) and Riva di Polline (in Trevignano Romano). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, make a trip to Piazza Navona, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums.

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You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Rome

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Orvieto, Vatican City, Il Borgo di Monteleone di Spoleto, Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare, Riva di Polline
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 14:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

8
nights
Alghero, Italy

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Necropoli Sant'Andrea Priu and Santuario di Nostra Signora di Bonacattu. Discover out-of-the-way places like Spiaggia Di Tramariglio and Chiesa di Santa Giulia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alghero: Cabras (Spiaggia Mari Ermi & Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis), S'Arena Scoada Beach (in San Vero Milis) and Cala Tinnari (in Costa Paradiso). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Nicola, steep yourself in history at Casteddu Etzu, enjoy the sand and surf at Porto Alabe Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria del Regno.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Alghero tour planner.

Fly from Rome to Alghero in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In March in Alghero, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Alghero

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sassari, Cuglieri, Cabras, Porto Torres, Bonarcado
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 22:
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Cala Tinnari ©
Cala Tinnari
Spiaggia dell'Arco ©
Spiaggia dell'Arco
Chiesa di Santa Giulia ©
Chiesa di Santa Giulia

5
nights
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos) and Agii Apostoli Beach. Escape the urban bustle at The Natural History Museum of Crete and Seitan Limania Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to The Palace of Knossos (in Knosos), Kurtes (in Zaros) and Goods of the Ground (in Matala). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Monastery Arsaniou, learn about winemaking at Manousakis Winery, browse the exhibits of Apostolakis Handmade Ceramics, and look for gifts at Athos Workshop.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rethymnon trip itinerary maker app.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Alghero to Rethymnon in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Alghero to Rethymnon due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rethymnon when traveling from Alghero in March, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Heraklion, Maleme, Chania Town, Kissamos, Souda
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 28:
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Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos) ©
Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos)
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Agii Apostoli Beach ©
Agii Apostoli Beach

4
nights
Oia, Greece

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Head to S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery and Koukla Artfor some retail therapy. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castelli of Emporio and Akrotiri. Change things up with these side-trips from Oia: Kamari Beach (in Kamari), Perissa (Scuba & Snorkeling & Perissa Black Sand Beach) and Akrotiri (Red Beach & Faros Market). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Epilekton, hunt for treasures at The Secret Room, do a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Oia trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Rethymnon to Oia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Naxos.

Things to do in Oia

Shopping Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fira, Kamari, Akrotiri, Perissa, Castelli of Emporio
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Epilekton ©
Epilekton
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

3
nights
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.
Aelia Art Gallery and Distillery M. G. Vallindras Eirini Frangoudaki are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ta Axotica Gift Shop and Melissinos Jewellery. And it doesn't end there: stop by Apodo, kick back and relax at Pyrgaki, stroll through Alyko Beach, and view the masterpieces at Fish & Olive.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Naxos trip maker tool.

You can drive from Oia to Naxos in 5.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Naxos are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Naxos

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Alyko Dimou Naxou ©
Alyko Dimou Naxou
Maragas Beach ©
Maragas Beach
Fish & Olive ©
Fish & Olive

4
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Chartres Cathedral and Champagne Tarlant. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Île de la Cité. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Axo Plage (in Monampteuil) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, wander the streets of Le Marais, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Naxos to Paris in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Naxos to Paris. Traveling from Naxos in April, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between 18°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Axo Plage, Palace of Versailles, Chartres Cathedral, Champagne Tarlant
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 9:
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Chartres Cathedral ©
Chartres Cathedral
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

5
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Shop till you drop at La Croisette and Rue d'Antibes. Saint-Paul de Vence and Basilica St. Michel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Cannes: Nice (Vieille Ville, Castel Plage, &more), Villa Kerylos (in Beaulieu-sur-Mer) and Ramatuelle (Plage de l'Escalet & Plage de Pampelonne). There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Isola 2000, appreciate the extensive heritage of Promenade Le Corbusier, take a stroll through Le Suquet, and head off the coast to Lérins Islands.

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Fly from Paris to Cannes in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in April, with highs in Cannes at 22°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Cannes

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Nice, Saint-Tropez, Basilica St. Michel, Villa Kerylos, Saint-Paul de Vence
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 14:
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Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

5
nights
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Take a break from the city and head to Sound of Sleat Beach and Skye Adventure. Visit Dunscaith Castle and St. Columba's Isle for their historical value. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Talisker Beach, play a few rounds at Isle of skye golf club, take in the exciting artwork at Skyeworks Gallery, and stop by Skyelark.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye route builder website.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Cannes to Isle of Skye in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Cannes to Isle of Skye, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cannes in April; daily highs in Isle of Skye reach 11°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Isle of Lewis.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Outdoors Shopping
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Sound of Sleat Beach ©
Sound of Sleat Beach
Talisker Beach ©
Talisker Beach
Dunscaith Castle ©
Dunscaith Castle

4
nights
Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom

Isle of Lewis ©
Forming the northern part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island in the Outer Hebrides archipelago, Isle of Lewis offers scenery consisting of fertile pastures and a meandering, rocky coastline.
Step off the beaten path and head to Isle of Scalpay Lighthouse and Hebscape Gallery. Get some historical perspective at St Moluag's Episcopal Church and Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House. Venture out of the city with trips to The Harris Tweed Company Grosebay (in Grosebay) and Isle of Harris (Huisinis Beach & Harris Tweed Isle of Harris). There's much more to do: stop by Hebridean Soap Company, kick back and relax at Dailbeag Beach, explore the ancient world of Calanais Standing Stones, and contemplate the long history of Gearannan Blackhouse Village.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Isle of Lewis online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Isle of Skye to Isle of Lewis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. April in Isle of Lewis sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Isle of Lewis

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Isle of Harris, Isle of Scalpay Lighthouse
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Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach) ©
Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach)
Huisinis Beach ©
Huisinis Beach
The Harris Tweed Company Grosebay ©
The Harris Tweed Company Grosebay

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fenals Beach and La Playa de Sitges. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: La Boella (in La Canonja), El Lloro (in Tarragona) and Lloret Beach (in Lloret de Mar). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Passeig de Gracia, look for gifts at Cellarer, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Barcelona sightseeing website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Isle of Lewis to Barcelona in 11.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Isle of Lewis to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Isle of Lewis in April, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lloret de Mar, La Boella, El Lloro, La Playa de Sitges
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 28:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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