25 days in Europe Itinerary

25 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fira, Greece
— 3 nights
2
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 4 nights
3
Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
4
Goreme, Turkey
— 4 nights
5
Zagreb, Croatia
— 3 nights
6
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 3 nights
7
Bled, Slovenia
— 4 nights

3
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Perivolos and Museum of Prehistoric Thira. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, enjoy the sea views from Akrotiri LightHouse, take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, and learn about winemaking at Santo Winery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira online itinerary planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Fira is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Vancouver to Fira due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in October, expect Fira to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Kamari, Akrotiri LightHouse, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Speed Boats Tours, Santo Winery
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Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist

4
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Matoyianni Street and Old Port. There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, kick back and relax at Fokos Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nikolakis Church, and stroll through Kalo Livadi Beach.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos, Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, Agios Stefanos Beach, Kalo Livadi Beach, Agios Sostis Beach
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Fokos Beach ©
Fokos Beach
Matoyianni Street ©
Matoyianni Street
Old Port ©
Old Port

1
night
Istanbul, Turkey

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, thenpause for some photo ops at Sultanahmet Square, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Istanbul takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Turkey Time (TRT) is 1 hour. Traveling from Mykonos Town in October, Istanbul is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Tours Museums
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Food Tours
Sultanahmet Square ©
Sultanahmet Square
Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum

4
nights
Goreme, Turkey

Goreme ©
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri and Kaymakli Underground City. When in Goreme, make a side trip to see Ihlara Valley in Guzelyurt, approximately Guzelyurt away. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, admire the striking features of Ortahisar Abdioglu Camii, enjoy some diversion at Naile Art Gallery, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For where to stay and tourist information, go to the Goreme trip website.

You can fly from Istanbul to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in October, expect nights in Goreme to be cooler, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Urgup, Derinkuyu, Uchisar, Ihlara Valley, Ortahisar Abdioglu Camii
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Gulludere Vadisi ©
Gulludere Vadisi
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri ©
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
Ihlara Valley ©
Ihlara Valley

3
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Skydiving. There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of Mirogoj Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of The Sacred Heart of Jesus, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Zagreb sightseeing planner.

Fly from Goreme to Zagreb in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Goreme to Zagreb, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Goreme, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Zagreb, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Walking tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mirogoj Cemetery ©
Mirogoj Cemetery

3
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Explore hidden gems such as Sastavci and Veliki Slap. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Plitvice Lakes National Park: Grabovača (in Perusic) and Rastoke (in Slunj). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Gradinsko Lake, explore the striking landscape at Veliki Prstavac, and take in the dramatic scenery at The Lower Lakes.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park journey planner.

Getting from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Grabovača, Rastoke
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Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap
Sastavci ©
Sastavci
Gradinsko Lake ©
Gradinsko Lake

4
nights
Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan), Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Ljubljana (Triple Bridge, Prešeren Square, &more). There's more to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bled road trip website.

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Bled in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daily temperatures in Bled can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Tours Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Ljubljana, Škocjan Caves, Predjama Castle
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Wine Tours & Tastings
Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Cathedral of St. Nicholas

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