29 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

29 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Gothenburg, Sweden
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 6 nights
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Goreme, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Antalya, Turkey
— 4 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights

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London, United Kingdom — 2 nights

The Square Mile

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 ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, then make a trip to Buckingham Palace, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the London trip maker site.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport, London St. Pancras International, Ebbsfleet International Rail Station, South Cape (Zuid-Kaap) Airport (nonexistent / spam) and Ashford International Rail Station. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Gothenburg.
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Historic Sites
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Gothenburg, Sweden — 4 nights

Little London

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Gothenburg is known for theme parks, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga, get curious at Universeum, make a trip to Kvarnbyn, and admire the natural beauty at Gothenburg Botanical Garden.

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Getting from London to Gothenburg by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.
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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Tours
Side Trip
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Rome, Italy — 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Forum of Augustus, pause for some photo ops at La Pieta, and make a trip to Piazza Navona.

Before you visit Rome, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Gothenburg to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Gothenburg in September, expect Rome to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 18°C. On the 12th (Mon), you're off to Fira.
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Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip
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Fira, Greece — 3 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, wineries, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Fira trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Rome to Fira in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Rome in September, Fira is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Istanbul.
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Side Trips
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Istanbul, Turkey — 6 nights

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and explore the galleries of Galata Tower.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Istanbul road trip app.

Getting from Fira to Istanbul by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Fira to Istanbul. While traveling from Fira, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Goreme.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Shopping
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Goreme, Turkey — 2 nights

Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Goreme is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, contemplate the long history of Goreme Open-Air Museum, trot along with a tour on horseback, and explore the fascinating underground world of Uchisar Castle.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Goreme trip planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Goreme by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in September, you will find days in Goreme are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are a bit cooler (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Antalya.
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Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
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Antalya, Turkey — 4 nights

Offering both sandy beaches packed with modern amenities and a historical town center filled with Roman ruins and Ottoman mosques, Antalya serves as one of the country's major tourist destinations.
Get out of town with these interesting Antalya side-trips: Side (Ancient Theater & Apollon Temple). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Lower Duden Waterfalls, see the interesting displays at Sandland, wander the streets of Kaleici, and delve into the distant past at Perge Ancient City.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Antalya road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Antalya takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Antalya when traveling from Goreme in September, with lows around 24°C. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Dubai.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates — 3 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): browse the different shops at The Dubai Mall, then enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Dubai Gold Souk, then take an in-depth tour of Al Fahidi Fort, then cool off at Wild Wadi Waterpark, and finally admire the striking features of Emirates Towers.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Dubai online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Antalya to Dubai by flight takes about 10 hours. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Gulf Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Antalya in September, with highs in Dubai at 46°C and lows at 36°C.
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Shopping · Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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Santorini travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Ruins
Wine Island
Known for dramatic views and romantic sunsets, the island of Santorini draws visitors with its long string of black, white, and red beaches. The largest and most significant of a small group of volcanic islands located just 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece's mainland, Santorini boasts just over 15,000 permanent residents. Created by a massive volcanic eruption that likely destroyed a single large island, the archipelago still features an active volcano, which saw its last eruption in the 1950s. The easiest way to explore Santorini's craggy coastline is on foot. Start by visiting the archaeological sites on the island's southwestern side, which offer a chance to discover the area's ancient past with unobstructed views of the famed volcano.
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Turkey travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites · History Museums
Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.
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Cappadocia travel guide

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History Museums · Historic Walking Areas · Geologic Formations
The region of Cappadocia reveals fascinating tales of civilizations long past with its honeycombed hills characterized by geological rarities, including two World Heritage Sites. Sedimentary rocks formed in lakes and ignimbrite deposits from erupted volcanoes left soft rock formations scattered across the land, which were then carved out to create houses, churches, and monasteries in 300 CE. Explore these rock houses on your own or on a tour, or take in the topography from above on a hot air balloon ride. Complete your holiday with a hike along the trails and marvel at the dusky orange panorama and accordion-shaped valleys.
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