One Day in Sintra Itinerary

One Day in Sintra: 3 Sintra Day Trip Itineraries from Lisbon

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Tucked away in the mountains outside of Lisbon sits the lovely town of Sintra. This town is the gateway for exploring several of Portugal’s most famous palaces, castles, and museums. With one day in Sintra, visit Pena Palace, stroll through the gardens at Quinta da Regaleira, walk the walls at the Castle of the Moors, see the beautifully tiled rooms …

Versailles Hall of Mirrors

Visiting Versailles: Things to Do, Tours & Tips for a Paris Day Trip

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The Palace of Versailles is one of the most popular day trips from Paris. This opulent palace and its surrounding gardens are one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world. With that, crowds can be enormous. In this guide, we uncover the best way to visit Versailles, with tips on how to avoid the lines, how to tour …

Things to Do Sintra Portugal

13 Amazing Things to Do in Sintra, Portugal (2024 Guide)

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Sintra is a land of fairytale palaces, historic estates, and stunning coastlines. Pena Palace and the Initiation Well in Quinta da Regaleira may be Sintra’s most famous attractions, but you can also walk the walls of an ancient Moorish castle, tour the oldest palace in Portugal, and visit the westernmost point of continental Europe. In this guide, we cover the …

Day Trips from Florence

15 Amazing Day Trips from Florence (+ HELPFUL Tips & Photos)

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Florence is not only filled with some of Italy’s most awe-inspiring sights, but it also makes a fantastic home base for exploring Tuscany and nearby cities. There is a long list of day trips from Florence, from quick visits to Tuscan hill towns to full day excursions to the Cinque Terre, Siena, and Pisa. In this guide, we list the …

Lucca Day Trip

One Day in Pisa and Lucca: Day Trip from Florence

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Pisa and Lucca are two popular day trip destinations from Florence. Their close proximity to one another, small sizes, and handy train stations make them very easy to combine into one amazing day trip from Florence. On a visit to Pisa and Lucca, climb the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa and climb a tower topped with oak trees. Dine on …

One Day in Capri

One Day in Capri: How to Plan the Perfect Capri Day Trip

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If you have plans to visit Naples, Sorrento, or the Amalfi Coast, it is very easy to add on a day trip to Capri. With one day in Capri, you have just enough time to hit the highlights…take a boat tour around the island, visit the Blue Grotto, ride the chairlift to Monte Solaro, and explore the town of Capri. …

Devils Tower Day Trip

The Perfect Devils Tower Day Trip from South Dakota

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If you are planning a Devils Tower day trip from South Dakota, we have a great loop for you to drive. This is an awesome road trip…not only do you get to visit Devils Tower but you will also visit historic towns and waterfalls, go on a wonderful scenic drive, and even have the option to add in a short …

GPS Yellowstone Day Trip

The Perfect Yellowstone Day Trip from Grand Teton National Park

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If you are in Grand Teton National Park and have an extra day to spare, why not day trip to Yellowstone National Park? With one day, you have just enough time to hit the highlights…Old Faithful, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Grand Prismatic Spring, and the wildlife in Hayden Valley. In this post, learn how to plan the perfect Yellowstone …

Day Trips from Lausanne

10 Best Day Trips from Lausanne, Switzerland

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Lausanne is a beautiful city that is located on Lake Geneva in French-speaking Switzerland. One day is all you need to visit the highlights of Lausanne, but with more time, it makes a great home base to explore western Switzerland. Here are 10 wonderful day trips from Lausanne. Best Day Trips from Lausanne 1. Cruise Lake Geneva One of the …

Best Day Trips from Reykjavik Iceland

10 Best Day Trips from Reykjavík, Iceland (2024)

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If you are planning a quick stopover in Iceland, Reykjavík is the perfect place to use as your home base. From here, you can explore some of the country’s top sites, such as the Blue Lagoon, the Golden Circle, and the amazing sights along the south coast. In this post, we list 10 of the best day trips from Reykjavík. …

Chateau de Chillon

Day Trip to Château de Chillon, Montreux, & Vevey, Switzerland

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Château de Chillon (Chillon Castle) is a medieval castle that is located on the eastern shore of Lake Geneva. This makes a fantastic day trip from Lausanne or Geneva and you can easily add in visit to Montreux and Vevey. In this article, learn how to plan your day trip to Château de Chillon. Interesting Facts about Château de Chillon …

Lugano Day Trip

10 Best Day Trips from Lugano, Switzerland

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Lugano is a beautiful city that is located in southern Switzerland. One day is all you need to visit the highlights of Lugano, but with more time, it makes a great home base to explore southern Switzerland and northern Italy. Here are 10 great day trips from Lugano. Best Day Trips from Lugano 1. Cruise Lake Lugano One of the …

One Day in Landmannalaugar

One Day in Landmannalaugar (with Háifoss and Sigöldugljúfur)

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Landmannalaugar is a wonderland of rainbow-colored mountains, lava fields, and hot springs. Hiking trails crisscross these colorful hills, making this part of Iceland one of the most unique places to go hiking. With one day in Landmannalaugar, you can hike one or two trails, soak in the hot springs, photograph the stunning landscapes, and add on a quick visit to …

One Day in Gruyeres

10 Wonderful Things to do in Gruyères, Switzerland

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Located in the idyllic, rolling hills of French-speaking Switzerland sits Gruyères, a picture-perfect medieval town. Cheese, chocolate, and beautiful cobblestoned streets attract visitors all year round. With one day in Gruyères, you have enough time to visit the town and add on another nearby destination, whether it is a chocolate factory, a scenic funicular ride, or a stunning hike. Here …

Death Valley Day Trip

How to Plan Your Death Valley Day Trip from Las Vegas

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Death Valley is the hottest, driest, and lowest place in the United States. But don’t let its mysterious name and seemingly barren landscape discourage you from planning a trip here. This park is full of wonderful surprises. In this article, get the details on how to plan a Death Valley day trip from Las Vegas. About this Death Valley Day …

Dendera Day Trip from Luxor

Dendera and Abydos: Day Trip from Luxor, Egypt

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Located on the Nile River, just north of Luxor, sit two of the best-preserved temple complexes in Egypt. The sacred city of Abydos is home to the temple of Seti I. The Hathor Temple in Dendera is one of the most colorful temples in Egypt, with an intricately detailed ceiling and one of the most awe-inspiring hypostyle halls that we …

Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel: Everything You Need to Know to Plan Your Visit

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Sitting on the bank of Lake Nasser is one of Egypt’s most striking monuments, the twin temples of Abu Simbel. Built by Ramesses II over 3,000 years ago, these temples have stood the test of time. The story behind Abu Simbel becomes even more fascinating when you learn that the entire complex was dismantled and relocated to higher ground, after …

Lake Como Day Trip

How to Plan the Perfect Day Trip to Lake Como

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Lake Como is a wishbone-shaped lake nestled in the foothills of the Alps. This is where the rich and famous vacation in luxurious villas and visitors flock to the colorful lakeside towns. It is one of Italy’s most scenic destinations and easily visited from Milan and Lugano, Switzerland. If you are planning a day trip to Lake Como, we have …

Things to do in Bellagio

8 Amazing Things to Do in Bellagio, Italy

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Lake Como…a destination that is glamorous, romantic, and gorgeous. This lake is a slice of Italian paradise, and for many people, a visit to Bellagio is the highlight. Also called the Pearl of Lake Como, Bellagio is the perfect mix of photogenic streets, small shops, wonderful restaurants, and gorgeous views across Lake Como. If you are planning a visit to …