26 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

26 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Amsterdam Red Light District Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Hofje van Bakenes (in Haarlem) and Zandvoort aan Zee (in Zandvoort). The adventure continues: sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take a stroll through De 9 Straatjes.

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London, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam. September in Amsterdam sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Neighborhoods Shopping Tours

Side Trips

Hofje van Bakenes, Zandvoort aan Zee
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Leidseplein
Leidseplein
Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience
Zandvoort aan Zee ©
Zandvoort aan Zee

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.
On the 6th (Mon), take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Venice tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in September, with highs in Venice at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Tours
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Ponte di Rialto ©
Ponte di Rialto
St Mark's Campanile ©
St Mark's Campanile

4
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: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, make a trip to Spanish Steps, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Rome trip builder tool.

Getting from Venice to Rome by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. September in Rome sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Trastevere ©
Trastevere

2
nights
Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park, admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, thenlearn about winemaking at Bosco de Medici Winery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Pompeii visit planner.

Take a train from Rome to Pompeii in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Ravello
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

2
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 14th (Tue), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano. On the next day, go for a stroll along the water at Santa Lucia, enjoy the sand and surf at Riva Fiorita, stroll through Il Gabbiano, thentake a stroll through Chiaia, thendon't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, and finally sample the fine beverages at Limone.

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Naples is just a short distance from Pompeii. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Naples

Spas Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Spas
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Limone ©
Limone

2
nights
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 16th (Thu): wander the streets of Corfu Old Town, stop by Mezzo Mezzo, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor, thenkick back and relax at Paleokastritsa Beach, and finally stroll through La Grotta Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, step into the grandiose world of New Fortress, don't miss a visit to Spianada Square, thendon't miss a visit to The Liston, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante.

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Fly from Naples to Corfu Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Naples to Corfu Town due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Paleokastritsa
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Paleokastritsa Beach ©
Paleokastritsa Beach
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, stop by Plaka, and then explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and then pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Corfu Town to Athens by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Giza.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka
Monastiraki ©
Monastiraki

2
nights
Giza, Egypt

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Sondos Papyrus, contemplate the long history of Great Sphinx, and then delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre and then contemplate the long history of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Giza online road trip planner.

You can fly from Athens to Giza in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, Giza is somewhat warmer than Athens - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum, thentake a leisurely stroll along Valletta Waterfront, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Mellieha Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mosta Parish. Here are some ideas for day two: witness the site of a historic battle at Lascaris War Rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Co-Cathedral, thenadmire the natural beauty at Upper Barrakka Gardens, and finally admire the masterpieces at Casa Rocca Piccola.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Valletta trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Giza to Valletta by flight takes about 6.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Giza to Valletta due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Giza in September, with highs in Valletta at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mellieha Beach, Mosta Parish
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St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Upper Barrakka Gardens ©
Upper Barrakka Gardens
Casa Rocca Piccola ©
Casa Rocca Piccola

3
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: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Le Marais, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip app.

Getting from Valletta to Paris by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, Paris is little chillier than Valletta - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

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