50 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 3 nights
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Nice, France
— 1 night
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La Condamine, Monaco
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Como, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Positano, Italy
— 2 nights
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Naples, Italy
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Milos, Greece
— 3 nights
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Fira, Greece
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — 3 nights

Garden City of Lights

A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
Kuala Lumpur is known for sightseeing, parks, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, walk around KLCC Park, stroll through KL Bird Park, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur visit planning website.

Melbourne, Australia to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect Kuala Lumpur to be much warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Colombo.
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Colombo, Sri Lanka — 2 nights

The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
On the 18th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Negombo Beach, see the interesting displays at Colombo National Museum, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Sri Lanka(MMCA), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple, then stop by Lakarcade, and finally walk around Galle Face Green.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Colombo journey planning site.

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo takes 6.5 hours. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 31°C. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 21st (Fri), make a trip to Puerta del Sol, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid, then hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): stroll around Parque del Retiro, then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Madrid trip planner.

Fly from Colombo to Madrid in 15.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Colombo to Madrid is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Colombo in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Madrid, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then admire the local landmark of The Magic Fountain, then take a stroll through Las Ramblas, and finally take a stroll through Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and finally stroll around Parc Guell.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona holiday planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Nice.
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Nice, France — 1 night

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Nice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Nice can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to La Condamine.
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La Condamine, Monaco — 1 night

La Condamine is the central Ward in the Principality of Monaco. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the striking features of Place du Palais, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, take a leisurely stroll along Monte Carlo Harbor, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Casino Square, and finally try to win big at Casino of Monte-Carlo. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Les 5 Saveurs, explore the fascinating underground world of Jardin Exotique de Monaco, and then step into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read La Condamine trip tool.

Traveling by car from Nice to La Condamine takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Paris.
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Paris, France — 2 nights

City of Light

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 28th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from La Condamine to Paris in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Paris when traveling from La Condamine in July, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Bruges.
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Bruges, Belgium — 1 night

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
On the 30th (Sun), don't miss a visit to The Markt, admire the striking features of Provinciaal Hof, contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then get to know the fascinating history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Belfry of Bruges.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bruges visit planner.

Getting from Paris to Bruges by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bruges: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): explore the world behind art at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, walk around Vondelpark, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis, then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then examine the collection at Anne Frank House, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then take a stroll through Lesser Town.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Prague trip planner.

Fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Rigi, Chapel Bridge, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, make a trip to Bahnhofstrasse, stop by Old Town, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Prague to Zurich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Como.
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Como, Italy — 2 nights

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bellagio (Basilica di San Giacomo & I Giardini di Villa Melzi), Chiesa Madonna del Buon Consiglio (in Seriate) and Tremezzina (Villa Carlotta & Villa del Balbianello). The adventure continues: make a trip to Faro voltiano, admire the landmark architecture of La Citta Alta, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), and appreciate the history behind Life Electric.

To find ratings and tourist information, read our Como tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Como takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in August, expect Como to be a bit warmer, temps between 33°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
On the 10th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, make a trip to St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

Plan a trip to Venice easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Como to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cinque Terre.
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Cinque Terre, Italy — 2 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cinque Terre: Portovenere (in Porto Venere), Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante) and Genoa (Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi & Monte Fasce). There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre, get great views at View Point Corniglia, and take a stroll around Vernazza.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Cinque Terre trip builder tool.

You can drive from Venice to Cinque Terre in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): make a trip to Palazzo Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Foresta di Vallombrosa.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Florence in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. August in Rome sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Positano.
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Positano, Italy — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, then admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano Positano, get a taste of the local shopping with Art & Craft Gallery, kick back and relax at Fornillo, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally kick back and relax at Arienzo Beach Club, Positano.

To find out how to plan a trip to Positano, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Rome to Positano in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. August in Positano sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Naples.
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Naples, Italy

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Naples sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Positano to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. You will leave for Athens on the 21st (Mon).
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Athens, Greece — 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Fortress Palamidi (in Nafplio). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Athens day trip planning app.

Getting from Naples to Athens by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Naples to Athens is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Naples in August since evenings lows in Athens dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Milos.
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Milos, Greece — 3 nights

Island of Colors

The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Milos is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with Oneiro Milos, contemplate the long history of Venetian Castle of Milos, kick back and relax at Tsigrado Beach, and get engrossed in the history at Archaeological museum of Milos.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Milos visit planner.

You can fly from Athens to Milos in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. While traveling from Athens, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Milos, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.
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Fira, Greece — 3 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, wineries, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stop by Nikola's Art Gallery, and kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Fira trip planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Milos to Fira takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
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Monaco travel guide

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Aquariums · Casinos · Historic Walking Areas
Rich Man's Paradise City
As part of the French Riviera, Monaco offers the sparkling aquamarine waters of the Mediterranean Sea on its doorstep. The country has long been known for its panache--fast cars, big casinos, and expensive boutiques surround you here. While there are less luxurious activities for travelers, this is not the country for tourists on a budget. Many cruise ships make this a port of call in this region, so expect to see these vessels and large yachts as part of the landscape here.
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Lake Como travel guide

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Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Churches
A favorite vacation spot for more than a century, Lake Como was once an exclusive retreat for local aristocrats and wealthy people. It is not only one of Europe's most beautiful lakes, but also one of the deepest at more than 400 m (1,300 ft). Surrounded by elegant villas, the lake has become a popular holiday destination for tourists because of its range of attractions, from landscapes, wildlife, and spas, to activities like sailing, windsurfing, and kite-surfing. The area has been an inspiration for artists since Roman times. English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote, "This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty…It is long and narrow and has the appearance of a mighty river winding among the mountains and the forests."
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Santorini travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Ruins
Wine Island
Known for dramatic views and romantic sunsets, the island of Santorini draws visitors with its long string of black, white, and red beaches. The largest and most significant of a small group of volcanic islands located just 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece's mainland, Santorini boasts just over 15,000 permanent residents. Created by a massive volcanic eruption that likely destroyed a single large island, the archipelago still features an active volcano, which saw its last eruption in the 1950s. The easiest way to explore Santorini's craggy coastline is on foot. Start by visiting the archaeological sites on the island's southwestern side, which offer a chance to discover the area's ancient past with unobstructed views of the famed volcano.
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