25 days in Western Europe Itinerary

25 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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25 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  28​h
1
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
3
York, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Bath, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Tram + Train:  6​h 45​min
5
Siena, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Assisi, Italy
— 1 night
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Train:  5​h 30​min
7
Syracuse, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Palermo, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  8​h 15​min
9
Lindos, Greece
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  29​h
End: Sydney, Australia

2
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gap of Dunloe and Ladies' View. Ross Castle and Muckross House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 28th (Tue) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall, steep yourself in history at Killarney House, and explore the different monuments and memorials at St. John's Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Killarney trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Killarney is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Killarney. Traveling from Sydney in May, expect Killarney to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Rosslyn Chapel and National Museum of Scotland are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Edinburgh Old Town and Stirling Castle will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Killarney to Edinburgh takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Killarney in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Edinburgh, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Stirling Castle, Rosslyn Chapel
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Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fountains Abbey and Whitby Abbey. York City Walls and York Minster will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Peasholm Park (in Scarborough) and Whitby Harbour (in Whitby). The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Railway Museum and admire the striking features of York Shambles.

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Getting from Edinburgh to York by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. June in York sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Whitby, Peasholm Park, Fountains Abbey
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Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Whitby Abbey ©
Whitby Abbey
Peasholm Park ©
Peasholm Park

3
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sherborne Old Castle and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta. The Tank Museum and Brunel's SS Great Britain are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Longleat (in Warminster) and Clifton Suspension Bridge (in Bristol). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths and steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bath attractions planner .

Traveling by car from York to Bath takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Siena.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bristol, Longleat, The Tank Museum, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Sherborne Old Castle
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The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Sherborne Old Castle ©
Sherborne Old Castle
Longleat ©
Longleat

1
night
Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 9th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Propositura di San Michele Arcangelo, get to know the fascinating history of Geburtshaus des San Galgano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Casa natale di San Galgano, pause for some serene contemplation at Abbazia di San Galgano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Siena Cathedral, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo and then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of San Gimignano.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Bath to Siena takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. June in Siena sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chiusdino, Historic Centre of San Gimignano
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Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia
Propositura di San Michele Arcangelo ©

1
night
Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Assisi trip planning site .

Drive from Siena to Assisi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites
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1
night
Syracuse, Italy

Syracuse ©
Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico and then step off the mainland to explore Ortigia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Greek Theater, Head underground at Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio), then look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Saline di Priolo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Madre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Syracuse Cathedral.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Syracuse trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Assisi to Syracuse takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Centro Storico, Chiesa Madre, Riserva Naturale Saline di Priolo
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Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio) ©
Teatro Greco ©
Teatro Greco

3
nights
Palermo, Italy

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio and Tempio di Segesta. Duomo di Monreale and Norman Palace and Palatine Chapel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Palermo with a short trip to Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro in Castellammare del Golfo, about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Palermo road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Palermo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro, Duomo di Monreale, Tempio di Segesta
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Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio ©
Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio
Tempio di Segesta ©
Tempio di Segesta
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale

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nights
Lindos, Greece

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Village of Lindos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos, then kick back and relax at Agios Pavlos Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lindos Beach.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Palermo to Lindos in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 25°C. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Wed).

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
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Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos

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