For our 2016 Tour de Europe trip we had organised a 4 day layover in Athens with the express purpose of spending two days and a night in Santorini, one of the famous Greek islands. Santorini is easily accessible from Athens. You have a choice of two carriers for your 40 minute flight: either Aegean
The last time that Tour de Europe visited Romania it was 10 years ago. We didn’t really expect that much would have changed, but boy how wrong we were. 10 years ago, Romania had the look and feel of a failed Stalinist state. Bucharest came complete with boarded up buildings and packs of wild dogs
A good article from the Backpacker in Fairfax today: http://www.traveller.com.au/the-best-way-to-see-europe-by-car-gng9s2 All about the experience getting lost in Europe and the fun you can have driving in Europe.