48 days in Europe Itinerary

48 days in Europe Itinerary

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48 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Boracay, Philippines
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Lindos, Greece
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Rethymnon, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
3
Valletta, Malta
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Agrigento, Italy
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h
5
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Siena, Italy
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
Valencia, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
8
Alcudia, Spain
— 4 nights
+3
bus + Fly + bus + train:  7​h 15​min
9
York, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
10
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
11
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  28​h
End: Boracay, Philippines

3
nights
Lindos, Greece

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Get some cultural insight at Artistic Village Contemporary Art - Art gallery & Museum of Ceramic Art and Acropolis of Lindos. Discover out-of-the-way places like Agios Pavlos Beach and Gennadi Beach. Spend the 13th (Sun) exploring ancient history at Village of Lindos. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lindos Beach and enjoy the sand and surf at Tsambika Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lindos travel route website .

Boracay, Philippines to Lindos is an approximately 29-hour combination of car and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Boracay to Lindos due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Boracay in October: high temperatures in Lindos hover around 28°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Lindos

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Artistic Village Contemporary Art - Art gallery & Museum of Ceramic Art, Tsambika Beach, Gennadi Beach
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 15:
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Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
Tsambika Beach ©
Tsambika Beach
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Monastery of Arkadi and Farmers' Market - Laiki. Do your shopping at Verekinthos Arts and Crafts Village and Ilys ceramics. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rethymnon: Koimiseos Theotokou Church (in Meronas), Old Venetian Harbor (in Chania Town) and Heraklion Archaeological Museum (in Heraklion). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Pavlos beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Minoiko Nekrotafeio Armenon, explore the activities along Lake Kournas, and wander the streets of Rethymnon Old Town.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rethymnon trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Rethymnon takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Rethymnon when traveling from Lindos in October, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chania Town, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Agios Pavlos beach, Minoiko Nekrotafeio Armenon, Verekinthos Arts and Crafts Village
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 19:
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Monastery of Arkadi ©
Monastery of Arkadi
Agios Pavlos beach ©
Agios Pavlos beach
Minoiko Nekrotafeio Armenon ©
Minoiko Nekrotafeio Armenon

3
nights
Valletta, Malta

Valletta ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lascaris War Rooms and Saluting Battery. Get some cultural insight at Spinola Bay and Hagar Qim Temples. The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Fort St Elmo - National War Museum, take in the waterfront at Valletta Waterfront, admire the natural beauty at Upper Barrakka Gardens, and stop by The Olivewood.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Valletta route planning app .

Getting from Rethymnon to Valletta by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rethymnon to Valletta due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Valletta are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Agrigento.

Things to do in Valletta

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Il-kalanka Beach, Hagar Qim Temples, Spinola Bay, Mdina Old City, The Olivewood
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:
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Lascaris War Rooms ©
Lascaris War Rooms
Spinola Bay ©
Spinola Bay
Hagar Qim Temples ©
Hagar Qim Temples

5
nights
Agrigento, Italy

Agrigento
Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Villa Romana del Casale and Portale Arabo/Normanno. Explore hidden gems such as Scala dei Turchi and Azienda Agricola Di Giovanna. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Agrigento: Azienda Agricola Agareno (in Menfi), Chiesa Sconsacrata di S. Margherita (in Sciacca) and Licata (Centro Commerciale Il Porto & Cala Paradiso). There's lots more to do: stroll through Cala Vincenzina, step into the grandiose world of Castello Chiaramonte, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Sabbia D'Oro, and delve into the distant past at Valle dei Templi.

Make your Agrigento itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Valletta to Agrigento by combination of ferry and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daily temperatures in Agrigento can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Agrigento

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sambuca di Sicilia, Licata, Villa Romana del Casale, Castello Chiaramonte, Portale Arabo/Normanno
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 27:
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Villa Romana del Casale
Villa Romana del Casale
Azienda Agricola Di Giovanna ©
Azienda Agricola Di Giovanna
Lido Sabbia D'Oro ©
Lido Sabbia D'Oro

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Duomo di Pisa. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Centro Storico and Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca), Pisa (Battistero, Leaning Tower of Pisa, & more) and Piazza Maggiore (in Bologna). Dedicate the 30th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercato Centrale.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence online trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Agrigento to Florence in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Agrigento in October, things will get a bit cooler in Florence: highs are around 25°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can take a bus to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Pisa, Bologna, Le mura di Lucca
Find places to stay Oct 27 — Nov 1:
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Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa

3
nights
Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Abbazia di San Galgano and Torre del Mangia. Get a sense of the local culture at Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Cantina di Montalcino. Step out of Siena with an excursion to Valdichiana Outlet Village in Foiano Della Chiana--about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: stop by Premiata Fabbrica di Liquori Emilio Borsi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, and don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Siena online sightseeing planner .

Take a bus from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November in Siena, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Abbazia di San Galgano, Valdichiana Outlet Village, Historic Centre of San Gimignano, Premiata Fabbrica di Liquori Emilio Borsi, Cantina di Montalcino
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 4:
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia

4
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Peniscola Castle and La Lonja de la Seda. Do some cultural sightseeing at Plaza de la Virgen and Valencia Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Valencia: Benidorm (Playa de Levante & Benidorm Old Town), Puerta De Sant Pere (in Peniscola) and Castillo de Santa Barbara (in Alicante). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Jardi del Turia, make a trip to Plaza del Mercado (Placa del Mercat), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and admire the striking features of Central Market (Mercado Central).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Valencia online day trip planner .

Getting from Siena to Valencia by combination of train and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Alcudia.

Things to do in Valencia

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Benidorm, Peniscola, Castillo de Santa Barbara
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 8:
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Peniscola Castle ©
Peniscola Castle
Plaza de la Virgen ©
Plaza de la Virgen
Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral

4
nights
Alcudia, Spain

Alcudia ©
Alcúdia is a municipality and township of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. Serra de Tramuntana and Ermita de la Victoria are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to C'an Picafort Market and Teixits Vicensfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Alcudia: Cap de Formentor (in Formentor) and Palma de Mallorca (Bellver Castle, Catedral de Mallorca, & more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Playa de Alcudia, stroll through Playa de Muro, and take a stroll through Alcudia Old Town.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Alcudia online vacation planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Valencia to Alcudia in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or ride a ferry. November in Alcudia sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to York.

Things to do in Alcudia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Teixits Vicens, Playa de Muro, Cap de Formentor
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 12:
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Playa de Alcudia ©
Playa de Alcudia
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Castell de Bellver ©
Castell de Bellver

5
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fountains Abbey and Durham Cathedral. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Den of Antiquity. You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Whitby Abbey (in Whitby), Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum (in Malton) and Lincoln (Lincoln Castle & Lincoln Cathedral). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, wander the streets of York Shambles, take in the spiritual surroundings of York Minster, and delve into the distant past at York City Walls.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the York route website .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Alcudia to York takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Alcudia to York, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Alcudia in November; daily highs in York reach 11°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Whitby, Lincoln, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Durham Cathedral
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 17:
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Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Lincoln Cathedral ©
Lincoln Cathedral
York's Chocolate Story ©
York's Chocolate Story

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cragside House and Gardens and The Scotch Whisky Experience. Get some cultural insight at Buchanan Street and Stirling Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Bamburgh Castle (in Bamburgh) and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (in Glasgow). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh day trip planner.

You can take a train from York to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In November, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Glasgow, Stirling Castle, Bamburgh Castle, Cragside House and Gardens
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 22:
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

4
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get some cultural insight at Thingvellir National Park and Art Gallery 101. Discover out-of-the-way places like Laugavegur and Strokkur. Step out of Reykjavik to go to Blaskogabyggd and see Gullfoss Falls, which is approximately 2 hours away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, and appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Edinburgh to Reykjavik by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from Edinburgh in November, plan for little chillier days in Reykjavik, with highs around 5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trips

Gullfoss Falls, Strokkur, Thingvellir National Park
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 26:
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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