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Part 2 | Europe Itinerary: 101 Days Across Europe Visiting 101 Cities in 47 countries – The Preview (Day 59 to Day 101)

This is the second part of my 101 Days Itinerary in Europe covering Day 59 to Day 101.  Days 1 to 58 is here.  This is just an itinerary rundown of the places i have seen and the things I have done.  I will make a separate post per country detailing my experiences and perhaps sharing some travel tips.

Day 59

I took a bus to Sofia after lunch.  It’s a good thing that there is a regular bus that runs from Skopje to Sofia. Travel time is 6 hours enjoying a good view of Macedonia and Bulgaria countryside.  I saw dozens and dozens of Lavender, Sunflower and Canola fields as well as vineyards.  I arrived in Sofia early in the evening.  From the bus station, I took a taxi to my hotel.

Day 60

I did a whole day old town Sofia Tour.  Sofia has some of the best looking Orthodox Churches I have seen.  I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Sofia.

Day 61

After breakfast, I did some city walk before transferring to the bus station for my trip to Bucharest.  I arrived in Bucharest late in the afternoon. After check in, I did some city tour.

Day 62

I did a whole day Old Town Bucharest Tour.    I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Bucharest.

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Day 63

I did another Bucharest Tour. I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Bucharest.

Day 64

Today I am flying to Istanbul via Turkish Airways.  I woke up a bit late. My flight after lunch.  I arrived in Istanbul a little past 2pm and from the airport, I took a tram to my hotel located at Taksim Square. Istanbul has a nice tram though very crowded.  In the afternoon, I just walked around Taksim Square.

Day 65

I did a whole day Istanbul Tour visiting some of its UNESCO world heritage sites.  I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Istabul.

Day 66

I did a morning tour and flew to Nicosia in the afternoon.  I entered through North Cyprus but my hotel is in Cyprus.  I will make a separate blog post about my immigration experience in North Cyprus and Cyprus. Late in the afternoon, I did a walking tour in Nicosia, North Cyprus.  Nicosia is both the capital of North Cyprus and Cyprus.  North Nicosia belongs to North Cyprus and South Nicosia belongs to Cyprus. I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in North Nicosia or Lefkosia as locals call it.

Day 67

I did a whole day Old Town Nicosia, Cyprus tour. I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Nicosia.

Day 68

I flew to Athens in the morning via Pegasus Air.  Upon arrival in Athens, I took a bus to reach my hotel. I did a short walk around the vicinity of my hotel.  Summer is at its peak now. It’s 10pm and the sun is still up.

Day 69

I woke up early and did a whole day city tour.  It’s too hot and the temperature today reached 42 degrees Celsius.  I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Athens.

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Day 70

I did an early flight to Rome and upon arrival, I proceeded immediately to my hotel taking the airport bus.  I left my luggage in the concierge and went immediately to Vatican.  I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Vatican.

Day 71

I did a whole day Rome tour visiting the best of the eternal city.  If there is one thing I like about Italy, it is Rome. I can live here!  I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Rome.

Day 72

I went on a pilgrimage to Padre Pio in San Giovanni Rotunda.  I will make a separate blog entry about my visit to Padre Pio.

Day 73

I did a whole day San Marino Tour.  San Marino is the world’s oldest republic.  I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in San Marino.

Day 74

I did another Rome tour.  In the evening, I flew to Malta.  Upon arrival in Valleta, I took a taxi to reach my hotel.

Day 75

I woke up early and did a whole day Malta Tour.  The island of Malta is so historic that staying here for just few days is a pity.  Hopefully I can be back again here.  I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Valleta.

Day 76

I did another tour of Malta and flew to Milan in the evening.  From Linate airport, I took an airport shuttle to reach my hotel.

Day 77

I did a whole day Milan Tour.  Milan is a UNESCO world heritage site and the world’s fashion capital.  Milan really is a beautiful city.  I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Milan.

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Day 78

I did a whole day Liechtenstein tour.  Liechtenstein is one of the smallest countries in the world located in the boarders of Switzerland and Austria.   I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Liechtenstein.

Day 79

I did a whole day tour visiting Florence and Pisa.  I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Florence and Pisa.

Day 80

I did another Milan tour in the morning before transferring to Geneva in the afternoon.  At Geneva train station, I took a tram to reach my hotel.

Day 81

I did a whole day Geneva Tour and visited the UNESCO world heritage site of Old Town Geneva.  I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Geneva.

Day 82

I did a whole day Monaco Tour.  I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Monte Carlo.

Day 83

I did a morning Nice city tour and afternoon Marseilles Tour.  In the evening, I took an overnight bus to Barcelona.  I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Nice and Marseilles.

Day 84

Upon arrival, I proceeded to my hotel and took a rest.  In the afternoon, I walked around the vicinity of my hotel.

Day 85

I did a whole day Barcelona tour. I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Barcelona.

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Day 86

I did a whole day Andorra tour. I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Andorra La Vella.

Day 87

I did a last minute Barcelona tour before flying to Madrid.  Upon arrival in Madrid, I took the subway to reach my hotel.  Later in the afternoon, I walked around the vicinity of my hotel.

Day 88

I did a whole day Madrid Tour. I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Madrid.

Day 89

I did another Madrid Tour before transferring to Malaga. I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Madrid.

Day 90

I did a Malaga Tour in the morning before transferring to Gibraltar in the afternoon.  I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Malaga.

Day 91

I did a whole day Gibraltar Tour.  I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Gibraltar.

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Day 92

I did a morning city walk in La Linea.  In the afternoon, I took a ferry to tangier Med, Morocco.  I arrived Morocco after an hour and from Tangier Med, I took a taxi to tangier Ville to catch a train to Casa Blanca.  I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in La Linea and my experience taking the ferry from Algeciras to Tangier Med.

Day 93

I did a whole day Casa Blanca Tour. I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Casa Blanca.

Day 94

I did a whole day Marrakesh Tour.  I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Marrakech.

Day 95

I took an early flight to Lisbon.  The immigration line I experienced at Lisbon airport is perhaps the worst ever in my life.  Immigration line is 2 hours! There were 10 counters but only 2 were being used.  Imagine the line if there are 4 flights arriving at the same time.  It was really crazy and the wifi at the airport was not working and the airconditioning is a problem too.

Day 96

I did a whole day Lisbon Tour.  I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Lisbon.

Day 97

I went on a pilgrimage to Fatima.  I will make a separate blog post about my pilgrimage to Fatima

Day 98

I did a morning walk in Lisbon prior to my flight to Paris in the afternoon.  I flew to Paris in the afternoon.

Day 99

I did a whole day Paris tour.  I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Paris.

Day 100

I did another Paris Tour. I will make a separate blog post about my Self-Guided Walking Tour in Paris.

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Day 101

I rested the whole day while waiting for my 8pm flight back to Manila.  101 days in Europe is finally coming to an end.  It seems only yesterday that I started this journey but now, I am flying back to Manila.  I am both happy and sad.

 

PART 3 | Day 1 to Day 4 of 101 Days In Europe: England and Wales Itinerary  

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3 replies »

  1. hi sir, i always read your blogs because they are very interesting, they are very detailed, may question sana ako sir, we are applying for schengen visa this august via german embassy, our itinerary for the trip is 30days, and our entry and exit point is germany, what type of visa are we going to apply sir, single entry or multiple entry? cause im a little bit confused kasi arrival is berlin, then will visit schengen member states and then last stop and exit point is berlin. Hoping for your response.thanks

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