38 days in Europe & Dubai Itinerary

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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
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Paradise Beach, Greece
— 2 nights
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Luštica, Montenegro
— 1 day
Drive
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Budva, Montenegro
— 3 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly to Naples, Ferry to Positano
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Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
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Qala, Malta
— 1 day
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Valletta, Malta
— 2 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Mykonos Town, Greece — 2 nights

Chora Mykonos

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): stroll through Platis Gialos Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see some colorful creatures with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort, then kick back and relax at Elia Beach, then make a trip to Matoyianni Street, and finally make a trip to Rarity Gallery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip itinerary builder tool.

Adelaide, Australia to Mykonos Town is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Mykonos Town. Traveling from Adelaide in July, expect Mykonos Town to be much hotter, temps between 33°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Paradise Beach.
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Paradise Beach, Greece — 2 nights

Sun-drenched Paradise Beach remains largely responsible for Mykonos' nickname, the "Ibiza of Greece." Considered one of the island's major attractions, the beach draws a young crowd of hedonists with its bars and clubs, serving cold drinks and a party atmosphere.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Super Paradise Beach, then discover the deep blue sea with Mykonos Diving Center, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paraga Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Paradise Beach online trip itinerary builder.

Paradise Beach is very close to Mykonos Town. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 8th (Sat), you're off to Luštica.
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Luštica, Montenegro — 1 day

Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): Head underground at Blue Grotto.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Luštica trip planner.

Traveling by car from Paradise Beach to Luštica takes 17 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Paradise Beach to Luštica is minus 1 hour. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Budva.
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Budva, Montenegro — 3 nights

Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
Get out of town with these interesting Budva side-trips: Church of Our Lady of the Rocks (in Perast), Kotor (St. Tryphon Cathedral, Kotor Old City, &more) and Our Lady of Health (in Špiljari). Next up on the itinerary: get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours, make a trip to Njegoš Mausoleum, steep yourself in history at Citadel, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sava Church.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Budva route planner.

Traveling by car from Luštica to Budva takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Budva, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Dubrovnik.
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Dubrovnik, Croatia — 2 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): wander the streets of Old Town, then don't miss a visit to Pile Gate, and then get to know the fascinating history of Walls of Dubrovnik. Keep things going the next day: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, and then contemplate the long history of The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dubrovnik road trip tool.

You can drive from Budva to Dubrovnik in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Budva in July, you will find days in Dubrovnik are a bit cooler (34°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Split.
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Split, Croatia — 2 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 15th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Diocletian's Palace, get a new perspective on nature at Diocletians Dream, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Split trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Split in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Split sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can fly to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 3 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Maria Am Gestade, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Vienna visit planner.

Fly from Split to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Split in July; daily highs in Vienna reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 4 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and examine the collection at Topography of Terror.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Berlin trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, walk around Vondelpark, don't miss a visit to Royal Palace Amsterdam, and contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam day trip site.

You can fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Lion Monument, &more) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and walk around Lindenhof Hill.

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Getting from Amsterdam to Zurich by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Positano.
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Positano, Italy — 3 nights

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, &more), Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi) and Sorrento (St Francis Church and Convent, Piazza Tasso, &more). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, stroll through Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Positano online journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Zurich to Positano in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In July, Positano is a bit warmer than Zurich - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Qala.
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Qala, Malta — 1 day

Qala is a village on the island of Gozo, Malta, with a population of 2,284 as of March 2014. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): delve into the distant past at Ggantija Megalithic Temples, enjoy the sand and surf at Ramla Bay, and then take a tour by water with Blue Waters Dive Cove.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Qala day trip tool.

You can drive from Positano to Qala in 13.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August in Qala, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Valletta.
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Valletta, Malta — 2 nights

Most Proud

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Casa Rocca Piccola, see the interesting displays at Toy Museum, admire the striking features of St. John's Co-Cathedral, then savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and finally admire the natural beauty at Upper Barrakka Gardens. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Mnajdra, then take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), then get to know the fascinating history of Mdina Old City, and finally take in the waterfront at Valletta Waterfront.

To see reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Valletta trip maker tool.

You can ride a ferry from Qala to Valletta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Valletta are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Dubai.
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates — 3 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Explore Dubai's surroundings by going to Abu Dhabi (The Founder's Memorial, Heritage Village, &more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 8th (Tue) at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa, make a splash at Wild Wadi Waterpark, browse the different shops at The Dubai Mall, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Dubai trip planner.

You can fly from Valletta to Dubai in 10 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Gulf Standard Time (GST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Valletta in August: high temperatures in Dubai hover around 49°C and lows are around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Mykonos travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Nightlife
Island of the Winds
Local tradition claims that Mykonos, the trendiest of the Cyclades group of islands, came into existence from the petrified bodies of giants killed by the mythological hero Hercules. Named after the grandson of the god Apollo, this cosmopolitan "Ibiza of Greece" offers modern tourists a blend of glamour and simplicity. Be prepared for hip and loud dance clubs along the coastline and quieter areas farther from the water. Avoid cruise ship crowds thronging the narrow streets by exploring the small villages located in the center of the island. The easiest way to discover the island's golden beaches is by guided boat tour, private car, or motorcycle.
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Montenegro travel guide

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Historic Sites · Beaches · Bodies of Water
Whether you're in the mood to explore unspoiled nature, see historical sights, or soak in the Mediterranean atmosphere of beaches and parties, in Montenegro you can find everything within arm's reach. The Montenegrin coastline offers both large city beaches abundant with amenities, as well as peaceful fishing villages and secluded coves. Fortified old towns, medieval cathedrals, and monasteries are certain to satisfy history enthusiasts. Further inland are some of the nation's larger cities, as well as an abundance of opportunities for an active vacation. Wander off the beaten path, hike the mountains and canyons, and experience the traditional hospitality of villages where time seems to stand still. The national cuisine reflects the diversity of the landscape, including everything from fresh meat and dairy specialties, to a selection of seafood. The size of the country allows you to see a lot even during a short stay.
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Croatia travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.
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Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Architectural Buildings
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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Germany travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.
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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.
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Malta travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Sacred & Religious Sites · Gardens
Land of Honey
Aside from the crystal azure waters and the soft sandy beaches in Malta, there is more ancient, medieval, and Baroque architecture here than most visitors have time for. Whether you are looking for a relaxing vacation spent people-watching and sun-bathing or a history lesson filled with fortified cities and catacombs, Malta lets you hop from island to island with a plethora of options. And with so much coastline wherever you are in Malta, opportunities for water sports abound, including snorkeling and diving. Despite the thriving tourism, many areas feel uncrowded due to lack of residency, leaving you space to enjoy the sun and sea at your own pace.
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