42 days in Europe Itinerary

42 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 3 nights
2
Fira, Greece
— 4 nights
3
Ios, Greece
— 1 night
4
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
5
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
6
Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
7
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
9
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
10
Cork, Ireland
— 3 nights
11
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights

3
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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Little Venice, kick back and relax at Panormos Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirsini Beach, and examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum.

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Sydney, Australia to Mykonos Town is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Mykonos Town due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in June, with highs in Mykonos Town at 31°C and lows at 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Panormos Beach, Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, Mykonos Brewing Company
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 1:
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

4
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, stroll through Red Beach, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Fira trip planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. July in Fira sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Ios.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Imerovigli, Boutari Winery
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 5:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

1
night
Ios, Greece

Ios ©
Halfway between Naxos and Santorini lies tiny Ios, famous worldwide as one of the Aegean's liveliest nightlife hubs.
On the 6th (Tue), stroll through Manganari Beach, then see the interesting displays at Chora Museum, Ios, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kolitsani Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ios holiday planner.

Getting from Fira to Ios by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ios can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Ios

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 6:
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Kolitsani Beach ©
Kolitsani Beach
Manganari Beach ©
Manganari Beach

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens planning app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Ios to Athens takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ios in July: highs in Athens hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology ©
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

4
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dubrovnik: Villa Korta Katarina & Winery, Relais & Chateaux Member (in Orebic), Vino Spaleta (in Kuna Peljeska) and Ston (Fort KaStio, Marlais Winery, &more). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Old Town, make a trip to Tvrđava Koruna, get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, and steep yourself in history at The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik attractions planning app.

Getting from Athens to Dubrovnik by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens to Dubrovnik, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in July, expect Dubrovnik to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ston, Villa Korta Katarina & Winery, Relais & Chateaux Member, Tvrđava Koruna, Vino Spaleta
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

4
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Change things up with these side-trips from Split: Jaksic Gallery (in Donji Humac), Hvar (Franciscan Monastery & Spanjola) and Supetar (Parish church complex, Supetar Bay, &more). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic.

To find out how to plan a trip to Split, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Split in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July in Split, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Supetar, Hvar, Jaksic Gallery
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

4
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Venice itinerary planner.

You can fly from Split to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Split in July, Venice is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Padua
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

4
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and get curious at NEMO Science Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in July, expect Amsterdam to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh). There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of The British Museum.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Amsterdam to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cork.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Cotswold Archery, Cotswolds Distillery
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 31:
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

3
nights
Cork, Ireland

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty), Killarney (Killarney National Park & Muckross House) and Kenmare (St. Patrick's Church & Old Kenmare Road). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cork trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from London to Cork in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from London in July, plan for slightly colder days in Cork, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Cork

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Killarney, Kenmare, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

4
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, stroll around Phoenix Park, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, and don't miss a visit to Temple Bar.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin online holiday planner.

You can drive from Cork to Dublin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

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