18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Stromness, United Kingdom
— 1 night
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
St. Brelade, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
4
Lindos, Greece
— 1 night
5
Chania Town, Greece
— 1 night
6
Fira, Greece
— 3 nights
7
Naxos, Greece
— 3 nights

1
night
Stromness, United Kingdom

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Skara Brae, step off the mainland to explore Brough Of Birsay, take an in-depth tour of Broch of Gurness, thendon't miss a visit to Ness of Brodgar, and finally contemplate the long history of Ring of Brodgar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Stromness Museum, browse the exhibits of Pier Arts Centre, contemplate the long history of Standing Stones of Stenness, thenexplore the ancient world of Maeshowe Chambered Cairn, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Orkneyinga Saga Centre.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Stromness trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Stromness is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Stromness is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Stromness, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Stenness, Brough Of Birsay, Broch of Gurness, Orkneyinga Saga Centre
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Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Standing Stones of Stenness ©
Standing Stones of Stenness
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, thentake in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, and then get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh route builder.

Getting from Stromness to Edinburgh by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In July in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to St. Brelade.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

2
nights
St. Brelade, United Kingdom

St. Brelade ©
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Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Mont Orgueil Castle, take an in-depth tour of La Hougue Bie Museum, and then examine the collection at Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): stroll the grounds of St. Saviour Parish Church, explore the historical opulence of Elizabeth Castle, and then take an in-depth tour of Hamptonne Country Life Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our St. Brelade online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to St. Brelade takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi. Traveling from Edinburgh in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in St. Brelade, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Lindos.

Things to do in St. Brelade

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

St. Lawrence, La Hougue Bie Museum, St. Saviour Parish Church, Elizabeth Castle, Mont Orgueil Castle
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Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle
Elizabeth Castle ©
Elizabeth Castle
La Hougue Bie Museum ©
La Hougue Bie Museum

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 21st (Tue), explore the ancient world of Village of Lindos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Lindos Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Church of the Panagia, thendelve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos, and finally kick back and relax at Agios Pavlos Beach.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lindos day trip planner.

Getting from St. Brelade to Lindos by flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, train, and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from St. Brelade to Lindos due to the time zone difference. Traveling from St. Brelade in July, expect Lindos to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
The Church of the Panagia ©
The Church of the Panagia
Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach

1
night
Chania Town, Greece

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
On the 23rd (Thu), enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at German War Cemetery, thensee the interesting displays at Ancient Olive Tree, and finally stroll through Falassarna Beach. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at MINOAN'S WORLD, learn about winemaking at Manousakis Winery, stroll the grounds of Souda Bay War Cemetery, thendo a tasting at Winery Dourakis, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Chania Town trip tool.

You can fly from Lindos to Chania Town in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and shuttle. In July in Chania Town, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

German War Cemetery, St. Nicholas Church, Falassarna Beach, Winery Dourakis, Ancient Olive Tree
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Lighthouse ©
Lighthouse
St. Nicholas Church ©
St. Nicholas Church
Manousakis Winery ©
Manousakis Winery

3
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Step off the beaten path and head to Santo Winery and Venetsanos Winery. Museum-lovers will get to explore Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos and Cultural Village. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, learn about winemaking at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Tomato Industrial Museum, D.Nomikos.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Fira vacation planner.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Chania Town to Fira in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Fira

Wineries Parks Museums

Side Trips

Pyrgos, Oia, Tomato Industrial Museum, D.Nomikos, Venetsanos Winery, Vassaltis Vineyards
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Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Venetsanos Winery ©
Venetsanos Winery

3
nights
Naxos, Greece

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Naos tou Apollona - Portara and Old Town. Kastro and Panagia Drossiani Church will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plaka Beach, browse the exhibits of Fish & Olive, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mikri Vigla Beach, and examine the collection at Eggares Olive Press Museum.

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You can ride a ferry from Fira to Naxos in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, daytime highs in Naxos are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naxos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Naos tou Apollona - Portara ©
Naos tou Apollona - Portara
Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach

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