22 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

22 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

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1
Grindavik, Iceland
— 1 night
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Pompeii, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Naples, Italy
— 1 night
7
Corfu Town, Greece
— 1 night
8
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
9
Giza, Egypt
— 1 night
10
Valletta, Malta
— 1 night
11
Marsalforn, Malta
— 1 night
12
Paris, France
— 2 nights

1
night
Grindavik, Iceland

Grindavik ©
A historical fishing town on the scenic south coast of the Southern Peninsula, Grindavik boasts one main attraction, the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa.
To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Grindavik road trip planning tool.

London, UK to Grindavik is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. In August, Grindavik is slightly colder than London - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Grindavik

Nature Parks Spas
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:
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Gunnuhver Hot Springs ©
Gunnuhver Hot Springs
Thermal Spas
Selatangar ©
Selatangar

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, walk around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at De Nieuwe Kerk, thenget engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, thenexplore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip app.

Traveling by flight from Grindavik to Amsterdam takes 7 hours. Traveling from Grindavik to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Amsterdam is somewhat warmer than Grindavik - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, thensnap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, don't miss a visit to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, thenexamine the collection at Museum of Icons, and finally view the masterpieces at Giudecca 795 Art Gallery.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Venice vacation planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Venice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, Venice is somewhat warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and examine the collection at Stanze di Raffaello.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rome tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Rome are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pompeii: Amalfi (Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi, Fontana sant'Andrea, &more), Ravello (Le Ville di Ravello, Duomo di Ravello, &more) and Positano (Miniaci Art Gallery, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). It doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito and explore the ancient world of Casa di Fabio Amandio.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Pompeii driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Pompeii takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Pompeii sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Naples.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Positano, Le Vigne di Raito
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 3:
Highlights from your plan
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

1
night
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, don't miss a visit to Miglio Sacro, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, thendon't miss a visit to Oltre I Resti, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Naples travel planning website.

Naples is very close to Pompeii. In September, daily temperatures in Naples can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Naples

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Miglio Sacro ©
Miglio Sacro
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Duomo di Napoli ©
Duomo di Napoli

1
night
Corfu Town, Greece

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace, thenexplore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, thenadmire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and finally examine the collection at Casa Parlante.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Naples to Corfu Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Naples to Corfu Town. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Mon Repos Palace ©
Mon Repos Palace

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 6th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, thentake an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of National History Museum (Old Parliament), take a stroll through Plaka, thenmake a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos, and finally explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens online travel route planner.

You can fly from Corfu Town to Athens in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Athens can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Giza.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
night
Giza, Egypt

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
On the 8th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx and then contemplate the long history of Pyramids of Giza.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Giza trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Athens to Giza in 7 hours. Another option is to drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Athens in September: high temperatures in Giza hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

1
night
Valletta, Malta

Valletta ©
Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Casa Rocca Piccola, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Co-Cathedral, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Upper Barrakka Gardens, thenappreciate the history behind Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, and finally explore the ancient world of Mnajdra.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Valletta trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Giza to Valletta takes 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Giza to Valletta is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Giza in September: high temperatures in Valletta hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Marsalforn.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, Mnajdra
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Mnajdra ©
Mnajdra
Hal Saflieni Hypogeum ©
Hal Saflieni Hypogeum

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night
Marsalforn, Malta

Marsalforn ©
The busiest vacation resort on the island of Gozo, the small town of Marsalforn offers a pleasant seafront promenade backed by a string of low-rise hotels and apartment complexes.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Ta' Pinu National Shrine, pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George's Basilica, thensteep yourself in history at Ggantija Megalithic Temples, and finally get in touch with nature with Outdoor Explorers Gozo, Comino, Malta.

For photos and tourist information, you can read our Marsalforn driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Valletta to Marsalforn in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Marsalforn

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Victoria, Ta' Pinu National Shrine, Ggantija Megalithic Temples
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Ta' Pinu National Shrine ©
Ta' Pinu National Shrine
Outdoor Explorers Gozo, Comino, Malta ©
Outdoor Explorers Gozo, Comino, Malta

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nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, take an in-depth tour of Musee de Montmartre, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Paris road trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Marsalforn to Paris. Traveling from Marsalforn in September, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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