31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Canberra, Australia
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  29 h
1
York, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Bath, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
+4
Train + Foot + Subway + Train + Fly:  7 h 30 min
4
Amboise, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
5
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Assisi, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h
8
Valletta, Malta
— 1 night
Fly:  10 h 15 min
9
Lindos, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 15 min
10
Rethymnon, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Canberra, Australia

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.
Appreciate the collections at Beamish Museum and National Railway Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Whitby Abbey and Fountains Abbey. Take a break from York with a short trip to Durham Cathedral in Durham, about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, take a stroll through York Shambles, and admire the striking features of York Minster.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our York online trip planner.

Canberra, Australia to York is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight, subway, and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Canberra in August; daily highs in York reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Durham Cathedral, Fountains Abbey, Beamish Museum, Whitby Abbey
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Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Whitby Abbey ©
Whitby Abbey
Beamish Museum ©
Beamish Museum

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Scotland and Royal Yacht Britannia. Popular historic sites such as Rosslyn Chapel and Stirling Castle are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Glasgow (The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel & Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh road trip app.

Traveling by train from York to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get some cultural insight at The Tank Museum and Longleat. Let the collections at The Mary Rose and The Roman Baths capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Corfe Castle (in Corfe Castle), Monkey World (in Wareham) and Weymouth Harbour (in Weymouth). There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and admire the landmark architecture of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Bath road trip planning app.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Bath in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Amboise.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Portsmouth, Wareham, Longleat, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Corfe Castle
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Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
The Mary Rose ©
The Mary Rose

2
nights
Amboise, France

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Let the collections at Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci and Chateau de Chenonceau capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Chateau Royal d'Amboise and Chateau de Cheverny. Change things up with a short trip to Chateau de Chambord in Chambord (about 52 minutes away).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Amboise trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Bath to Amboise takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bath to Amboise due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Chateau de Chenonceau, Chateau de Cheverny, Chateau de Chambord
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Chateau de Cheverny ©
Chateau de Cheverny
Chateau Royal d'Amboise ©
Chateau Royal d'Amboise

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Popular historic sites such as Duomo di Pisa and Basilica San Miniato al Monte are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro Storico and Basilica di San Petronio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Piazza Maggiore (in Bologna), Pisa (Baptistery of St. John & Leaning Tower of Pisa) and Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence route builder app.

You can fly from Amboise to Florence in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amboise in August, expect Florence to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pisa, Bologna, Le mura di Lucca
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Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte

2
nights
Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbazia di San Galgano and then steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of San Gimignano. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, make a trip to Piazza del Campo, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Siena day trip site.

Drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Siena, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Abbazia di San Galgano, Historic Centre of San Gimignano
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Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano

2
nights
Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Assisi itinerary website.

Getting from Siena to Assisi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You'll set off for Valletta on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites
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Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara

1
night
Valletta, Malta

Valletta ©
Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Saluting Battery, get to know the fascinating history of Mdina Old City, and then contemplate the long history of Mnajdra. On your second day here, browse the exhibits of Fort St Elmo - National War Museum, witness the site of a historic battle at Lascaris War Rooms, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Co-Cathedral, and finally admire the natural beauty at Upper Barrakka Gardens.

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Fly from Assisi to Valletta in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Assisi in August since evenings lows in Valletta dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mdina Old City, Mnajdra
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Lascaris War Rooms ©
Lascaris War Rooms
Mnajdra ©
Mnajdra
Saluting Battery ©
Saluting Battery

1
night
Lindos, Greece

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
On the 25th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Dormition of Theotokos Church and then enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Pavlos Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Village of Lindos and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lindos vacation maker app.

Traveling by flight from Valletta to Lindos takes 11.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Dormition of Theotokos Church
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Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
Dormition of Theotokos Church ©
Dormition of Theotokos Church
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos

4
nights
Rethymnon, Greece

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
You'll explore and learn at Museum of Ancient Eleutherna and Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Popular historic sites such as Monastery of Arkadi and Panagia Of The Two Rocks are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Rethymnon side-trips: Old Venetian Harbor (in Chania Town) and Falassarna Beach (in Falassarna). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Rethymnon Old Town.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rethymnon trip builder site.

Fly from Lindos to Rethymnon in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Lindos in August, expect little chillier with lows of 26°C in Rethymnon. On the 30th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Old Venetian Harbor, Panagia Of The Two Rocks, Museum of Ancient Eleutherna, Falassarna Beach
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Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach
Monastery of Arkadi ©
Monastery of Arkadi
Museum of Ancient Eleutherna ©
Museum of Ancient Eleutherna

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