21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Anchorage, United States
Drive + Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Ibiza Town, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
7
Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
8
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h
9
Lindos, Greece
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  21 h 15 min
End: Anchorage, United States

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Walking tours and Zaanse Schans. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Nieuwe Kerk (in Delft) and Rotterdam (Rotterdam Centraal Station & Erasmus Bridge). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, wander the streets of The Jordaan, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and make a trip to Thorbeckeplein.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam journey tool.

Anchorage, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of car, flight, and train. Traveling from Anchorage to Amsterdam, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Anchorage, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rotterdam, Nieuwe Kerk, Zaanse Schans
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Walking tours

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and Pont Alexandre III. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, examine the collection at Musee de l'Orangerie, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and don't miss a visit to Place des Vosges.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paris tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Paris are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Walking tours

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vila Vella (Old Town) and Wine Tours & Tastings. Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: Platja d’es Codolar (in Tossa de Mar) and Lloret de Mar (Museu del Mar - Can Garriga, Fenals Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the local landmark of The Magic Fountain, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Cataluna, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar.

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You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in August: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 83°F and lows are around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Lloret de Mar, Tossa de Mar
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach

1
night
Ibiza Town, Spain

Ibiza Town ©
As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
On the 18th (Tue), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Comte, head off the coast to Es Vedra, tour the pleasant surroundings at Platja de ses Salines, then wander the streets of Dalt Vila, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castell de Eivissa.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ibiza Town attractions app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Ibiza Town in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Ibiza Town can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cala Comte, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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Cala Comte ©
Cala Comte
Es Vedra ©
Es Vedra
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Peter's Square and Wine Tours & Tastings. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rome day trip planner.

Getting from Ibiza Town to Rome by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In August in Rome, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
St. Peter's Square ©
St. Peter's Square

1
night
Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
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 22nd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, then take a stroll through Little Venice, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church.

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Traveling by flight from Rome to Mykonos Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in August: highs in Mykonos Town hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paraportiani Church ©
Paraportiani Church
Archaeological Museum of Mykonos ©
Archaeological Museum of Mykonos

2
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Perissa Black Sand Beach, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, then explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, and finally make a trip to Sunset in Oia. On the next day, trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally do a tasting at Santo Winery.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira trip builder tool.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Oia, Santo Winery, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Akrotiri
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 25th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, take a stroll through Plaka, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, then make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cycladic Art, and finally explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Athens online road trip planner.

You can fly from Fira to Athens in 3.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

2
nights
Lindos, Greece

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos, then explore the ancient world of Village of Lindos, and then kick back and relax at Agios Pavlos Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lindos route planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Athens to Lindos in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Athens in August: highs in Lindos hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 77°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Tsambika Beach
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
Tsambika Beach ©
Tsambika Beach

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