8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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8 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Detroit, United States
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Maspalomas, Spain
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  6​h 45​min
2
Alcudia, Spain
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  7​h
3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  13​h 15​min
End: Detroit, United States

1
night
Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Las Canteras Beach. On the next day, explore the fascinating landscape at Dunas de Maspalomas, then kick back and relax at Playa de Maspalomas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Mogan.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Maspalomas online day trip planner .

Detroit, USA to Maspalomas is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Maspalomas is 5 hours. When traveling from Detroit in April, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Maspalomas: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Alcudia.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Las Canteras Beach, Playa de Mogan, Playa de Amadores
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Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas

2
nights
Alcudia, Spain

Alcudia ©
Alcúdia is a municipality and township of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. Do some cultural sightseeing at Serra de Tramuntana and Catedral de Mallorca. Family-friendly places like Cap de Formentor and Playa de Muro will thrill your kids. Step out of Alcudia to go to Palma de Mallorca and see Castell de Bellver, which is approximately 54 minutes away. It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Alcudia and wander the streets of Alcudia Old Town.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Alcudia vacation planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Maspalomas to Alcudia takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Maspalomas to Alcudia is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Alcudia when traveling from Maspalomas in April, with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Alcudia

Parks Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trips

Palma de Mallorca, Playa de Muro, Serra de Tramuntana, Cap de Formentor
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Playa de Alcudia ©
Playa de Alcudia
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Serra de Tramuntana ©
Serra de Tramuntana

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Edinburgh Old Town, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and then explore the galleries of Royal Yacht Britannia.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Edinburgh journey planner.

Getting from Alcudia to Edinburgh by combination of bus and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Alcudia in April, with highs in Edinburgh at 53°F and lows at 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
The Scotch Whisky Experience ©
The Scotch Whisky Experience

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