39 days in Europe Itinerary

39 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Chicago, United States
Fly:  16 h
1
Maspalomas, Spain
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  3 h 45 min
2
Corralejo, Spain
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  7 h 15 min
3
Granada, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
4
Alcudia, Spain
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  9 h
5
Catania, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  7 h 45 min
6
Lindos, Greece
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  8 h
7
Perissa, Greece
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Fly + Shuttle + Train:  8 h 30 min
8
Siena, Italy
— 4 nights
+3
Train + Bus + Foot + Fly:  7 h 15 min
9
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h
10
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Chicago, 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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): catch some excitement at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, try for a hole-in-one at Minigolf Yumbo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Ecumenico de San Salvador, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Veril, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo Costa Canaria. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the waterfront at Strandpromenade Meloneras, then look for all kinds of wild species at La Charca, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

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Chicago, USA to Maspalomas is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Maspalomas is 6 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Chicago in May since evenings lows in Maspalomas dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria ©
Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria
Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa de Veril ©
Playa de Veril

4
nights
Corralejo, Spain

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
Step off the beaten path and head to Flag Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Laguna de Sotavento and Playa de Pozo Negro. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corralejo: Playa del Viejo Rey (in La Pared) and Faro de la Entallada (in Las Playitas). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Corralejo Tennis Academy, look for gifts at Centro Comercial El Campanario, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Barca.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Corralejo trip planner.

Getting from Maspalomas to Corralejo by combination of flight and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. In May in Corralejo, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Corralejo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Playa de la Barca, Playa del Viejo Rey, Laguna de Sotavento, Playa de Pozo Negro, Faro de la Entallada
Highlights from your plan
Flag Beach ©
Flag Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Corralejo Tennis Academy ©
Corralejo Tennis Academy

4
nights
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Visiting Playa de Cantarrijan and Nerja Donkey Sanctuary will get you outdoors. Nasrid Palaces and Museo Cuevas del Sacromonte are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Granada side-trips: Ron Montero (in Motril), Banos de la Encima Castle (in Banos de la Encina) and Castillo de Sabiote (in Sabiote). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Museo de Bellas Artes de Granada, steep yourself in history at Cuarto Real de Santo Domingo, examine the collection at Museo Sefardi de Granada, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abadia del Sacromonte.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Granada itinerary maker tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Corralejo to Granada in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Corralejo to Granada is 1 hour. Traveling from Corralejo in May, expect little chillier with lows of 53°F in Granada. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Alcudia.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, Ron Montero, Banos de la Encima Castle, Playa de Cantarrijan, Castillo de Sabiote
Highlights from your plan
Nasrid Palaces ©
Nasrid Palaces
Playa de Cantarrijan ©
Playa de Cantarrijan
Castillo de Sabiote ©
Castillo de Sabiote

3
nights
Alcudia, Spain

Alcudia ©
Alcúdia is a municipality and township of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. We've included these beaches for you: Playa de Alcudia and Cala Gran. Do some cultural sightseeing at Teatre Ròma and Museu Monografic de Pollentia. Get out of town with these interesting Alcudia side-trips: Playa de S'Amarador (in Santanyi) and Cala Marcal (in Portocolom). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Aucanada Beach, stroll through Cala Molins, take in the awesome beauty at Puig de Sant Marti, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de Carlos V.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Granada to Alcudia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Catania.

Things to do in Alcudia

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa de S'Amarador, Cala Gran, Cala Molins, Cala Marcal
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Alcudia ©
Playa de Alcudia
Aucanada Beach ©
Aucanada Beach
Teatre Ròma ©
Teatre Ròma

3
nights
Catania, Italy

Catania ©
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Get outdoors at Sampieri and Lido La Dolce Vita. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Manganelli Palace and A Rutta ri Ron Carmelu. Get out of town with these interesting Catania side-trips: Diocesi Di Acireale (in Acireale), Spiaggia di Gallina (in Avola) and Monastero del San salvatore (in Noto). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Cappella Bonajuto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Placido, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Giuliano, and don't miss a visit to Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Catania online road trip planner.

Getting from Alcudia to Catania by combination of bus and flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of ferry and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Catania

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Scicli, Diocesi Di Acireale, Lido La Dolce Vita, Spiaggia di Gallina, Monastero del San salvatore
Highlights from your plan
Villa Cerami ©
Villa Cerami
Sampieri ©
Sampieri
Spiaggia di Gallina ©
Spiaggia di Gallina

2
nights
Lindos, Greece

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Glystra Beach and Haraki Beach. Get in touch with nature at Vlycha Beach and Fourni Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Lindos: Church of St. Panteleimon (in Siana), Kounaki Wines (in Ebonas) and Alyki Beach (in Monolithos). And it doesn't end there: explore the engaging exhibits at Rodos Nature - Folklore Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery Skiadi, and stop by Kori Lindos.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lindos trip itinerary maker app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Catania to Lindos in 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Catania to Lindos. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Perissa.

Things to do in Lindos

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Monolithos, Church of St. Panteleimon, Haraki Beach, Monastery Skiadi, Kounaki Wines
Highlights from your plan
Alyki Beach ©
Alyki Beach
Haraki Beach ©
Haraki Beach
Fourni Beach ©
Fourni Beach

3
nights
Perissa, Greece

One of Santorini's seaside treasures, Perissa provides travelers with a lively restaurant scene and easy access to several archaeological sites.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos and La Ponta. Get in touch with nature at Vlychada Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perissa: Folegandros (Agios Nikolaos Beach, Livadaki Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, do a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, explore by horseback at Experience Horse Riding, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Perissa online trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Perissa takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Perissa can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Siena.

Things to do in Perissa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Fira, Folegandros, Akrotiri, Vlychada Beach, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Vlychada Beach ©
Vlychada Beach
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos

4
nights
Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Castiglion del Bosco and Fattoria Casa Sola. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Podere Il Cocco and Archivio di Stato. Change things up with these side-trips from Siena: Torre e Casa Campatelli (in San Gimignano), Poggio Rubino (in Montalcino) and Barberino Val d'Elsa (in Barberino Val d'Elsa). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Salimbeni, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella di Piazza, and get a new perspective on nature at Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Siena trip itinerary app.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Perissa to Siena in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Perissa to Siena due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perissa in June, Siena is slightly colder at night with lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Montalcino, Barberino Val d'Elsa, Torre e Casa Campatelli
Highlights from your plan
Castiglion del Bosco ©
Castiglion del Bosco
Podere Il Cocco ©
Podere Il Cocco
Fattoria Casa Sola ©
Fattoria Casa Sola

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Mary Queen of Scots' Visitor Centre and Greyfriars Kirkyard. Take a break from the city and head to Dalhousie Castle Falconry and Love Gorgie Farm. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Seacliff Beach (in North Berwick), Yellowcraig Beach (in Dirleton) and Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum (in Jedburgh). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Modern Two, examine the collection at Writers' Museum, wander the streets of St Andrew Square, and contemplate the long history of Gladstone's Land.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh attractions planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Siena to Edinburgh in 8 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Siena to Edinburgh is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Siena in June, plan for colder days in Edinburgh, with highs around 63°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

North Berwick, Jedburgh, Dalhousie Castle Falconry
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Highlights from your plan
Dalhousie Castle Falconry ©
Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum ©
Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum
Mary Queen of Scots' Visitor Centre ©
Mary Queen of Scots' Visitor Centre

4
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Horseback Riding Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Do some cultural sightseeing at Reykjavik Open Air Museum and Kotstrandarkirkja. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Hraunfossar (in Husafell), Gljufrabui Waterfalls (in Skogar) and The Settlement Center (in Borgarnes). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, see the interesting displays at The Icelandic Punk Museum, and explore the striking landscape at Langjokull Glacier.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Reykjavik driving holiday planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Reykjavik by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Edinburgh in June, you will find days in Reykjavik are little chillier (55°F), and nights are about the same (46°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Horseback Riding Tours, Kotstrandarkirkja, Hraunfossar, Gljufrabui Waterfalls, The Settlement Center
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hraunfossar ©
Hraunfossar

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