57 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Funchal, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Lagos, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
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Sant Josep de Sa Talaia, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly to Split, Ferry to Hvar
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Hvar, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
Ferry to Sorrento, Fly to Fira
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Fira, Greece
— 3 nights
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Ios, Greece
— 3 nights
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Mykonos Town, Greece
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London, United Kingdom — 5 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and admire the striking features of Tower of London.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read London trip tool.

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to London. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in July, with highs in London at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can fly to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Sintra National Palace, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, hunt for treasures at Feira da Ladra, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon itinerary builder app.

You can fly from London to Lisbon in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In July, Lisbon is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can fly to Funchal.
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Funchal, Portugal — 3 nights

The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Funchal is known for parks, wildlife, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities, admire the natural beauty at Monte Palace Madeira, take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Arieiro, and fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Funchal day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Funchal takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in July, you will find days in Funchal are little chillier (30°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can fly to Lagos.
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Lagos, Portugal — 3 nights

Jewel of the Algarve

The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Get out of town with these interesting Lagos side-trips: Praia da Rocha (Praia Da Rocha & Rocha Surf Shop), Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres) and Zoomarine Algarve (in Guia). There's still lots to do: make a splash at Slide & Splash - Parque Aquatico - Water Slide Park, make a trip to Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade, kick back and relax at Praia do Camilo, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Meia Praia.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lagos trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Funchal to Lagos in 5 hours. When traveling from Funchal in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lagos: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Seville.
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Seville, Spain — 3 nights

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Seville is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, admire the striking features of Torre del Oro, and see where the action happens at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Seville route planner.

You can drive from Lagos to Seville in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. When traveling from Lagos in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seville: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Sant Josep de Sa Talaia.
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Sant Josep de Sa Talaia, Spain — 3 nights

Sant Josep de Sa Talaia is known for beaches, nightlife, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: race across the water with a speed boat tour, step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa, enjoy the sand and surf at Cala d'Hort, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium Cap Blanc.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sant Josep de Sa Talaia road trip planner.

Fly from Seville to Sant Josep de Sa Talaia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Seville in July, expect nights in Sant Josep de Sa Talaia to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catch the flight 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.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, walk around Parque del Retiro, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid road trip planner.

Getting from Sant Josep de Sa Talaia to Madrid by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. When traveling from Sant Josep de Sa Talaia in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Hvar.
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Hvar, Croatia — 3 nights

Croatian St. Tropez

The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Hvar is known for sightseeing, adventure, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Spanish Fortress, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take an in-depth tour of Stari Grad Museum, and kick back and relax at Mlini Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Hvar trip itinerary builder site.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Madrid to Hvar in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. While traveling from Madrid, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Hvar, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Dubrovnik.
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Dubrovnik, Croatia — 3 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.
When in Dubrovnik, make a side trip to see Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat, approximately Cavtat away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Old Town, step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac, and don't miss a visit to Pile Gate.

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You can ride a ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to fly to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 3 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Piazza del Santo, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Venice online trip builder.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Venice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Venice sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pisa (Piazza dei Miracoli, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more) and Siena (Centro Storico di Siena, Duomo di Siena, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Florence attractions planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can 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: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Rome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Positano: Food Tours (in Sorrento), Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Villa Rufolo, &more) and Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, stroll through Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Positano day trip planning website.

You can drive from Rome to Positano in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August in Positano, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel 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, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, make a trip to Sunset in Oia, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Fira road trip planning website.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Positano to Fira in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. August in Fira sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Ios.
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Ios, Greece — 3 nights

Halfway between Naxos and Santorini lies tiny Ios, famous worldwide as one of the Aegean's liveliest nightlife hubs.
Ios is known for beaches, nightlife, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Manganari Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Gremiotissa Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tris Klissies, and take an in-depth tour of Archeologiko Mousio Iou.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ios day trip website.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Ios in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.
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Mykonos Town, Greece — 3 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.
Mykonos Town is known for sightseeing, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and enjoy the sand and surf at Elia Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mykonos Town driving holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ios to Mykonos Town in 3 hours. In August in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Portugal travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.
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Madeira travel guide

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Gardens · Geologic Formations · Mountains
Pearl of the Atlantic
Madeira, the largest island of the eponymous archipelago, serves as one of Portugal's top year-round holiday destinations. Although it draws a growing number of visitors, the island retains much of its relaxed atmosphere and provides an alternative vacation idea for travelers seeking a tropical paradise still relatively unspoiled by mass tourism. The capital city of Funchal, settled in the 15th century, attracts the biggest crowds and serves as a convenient stopover for trans-Atlantic cruise ships sailing from the Caribbean. When you get tired of exploring Fuchal's lively streets and beaches, hop on a boat tour of the archipelago for some whale watching or big game fishing.
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Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Architectural Buildings
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.
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Ibiza travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Outdoor Activities
Famous for its vibrant nightlife and numerous near-perfect beaches, Ibiza also features a rustic countryside few casual visitors ever get to see. Seaside festivals offer a convenient opportunity to soak up lots of local culture, but for a taste of genuine island life try to get away from the overcrowded tourist spots along the most popular sections of the coast. Though for many visitors Ibiza remains synonymous with endless raves on the waterfront, savvier travelers explore the island’s unspoiled northeast, which is covered by thick pine forests and olive groves. Away from the jostling tourist crowds you can experience the island’s lesser-known charms, including quiet wooded trails, secluded bays, and outstanding vineyards.
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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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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.
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