14 days in Europe Itinerary

14 days in Europe Itinerary

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14 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Seattle, United States
Fly:  19 h
1
Maspalomas, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  8 h
3
Alcudia, Spain
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  7 h 15 min
4
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
5
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Seattle, 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.
Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Mogan, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Amadores, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Maspalomas, and finally explore the striking landscape at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Maspalomas trip itinerary builder site .

Seattle, USA to Maspalomas is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Seattle to Maspalomas, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Maspalomas, with lows around 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain

One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
Step out of the city life by going to Parque Natural de Corralejo and Papagayo Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Los Hervideros and Fundacion Cesar Manrique. The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the striking landscape of Timanfaya Nationalpark, explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de los Verdes, and get in on the family fun at Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Puerto Del Carmen day trip website .

You can fly from Maspalomas to Puerto Del Carmen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Alcudia.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lanzarote
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Los Hervideros ©
Los Hervideros
Papagayo Beach ©
Papagayo Beach

2
nights
Alcudia, Spain

Alcudia ©
Alcúdia is a municipality and township of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. Get some cultural insight at Castell de Bellver and Catedral de Mallorca. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Playa de Alcudia and Parc Natural de Mondrago. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Muro, wander the streets of Alcudia Old Town, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Serra de Tramuntana.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Alcudia online vacation builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Puerto Del Carmen to Alcudia takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Del Carmen to Alcudia due to the time zone difference. In August in Alcudia, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Alcudia

Parks Beaches Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Palma de Mallorca, Playa de Muro, Serra de Tramuntana, Parc Natural de Mondrago
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Parc Natural de Mondrago ©
Parc Natural de Mondrago
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Playa de Alcudia ©
Playa de Alcudia

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Rosslyn Chapel and National Museum of Scotland. Step out of Edinburgh to go to Glasgow and see Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner.

Getting from Alcudia to Edinburgh by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Alcudia to Edinburgh, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Alcudia, expect colder days and little chillier nights in Edinburgh, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Rosslyn Chapel
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Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
The Scotch Whisky Experience ©
The Scotch Whisky Experience
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The Real Mary King's Close

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nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, explore and take pictures at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park, and finally see Off-Road Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Laugavegur and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik trip itinerary builder app .

Fly from Edinburgh to Reykjavik in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Edinburgh in August, you will find days in Reykjavik are little chillier (57°F), and nights are about the same (47°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Off-Road Tours

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