27 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

27 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

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1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
2
Kigali, Rwanda
— 3 nights
3
Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
5
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
6
Pula, Croatia
— 3 nights
7
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
8
San Gimignano, Italy
— 2 nights
9
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 2 nights
10
Kalambaka, Greece
— 1 night
11
Pyli, Greece
— 2 nights

2
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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.
On the 2nd (Mon), contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, thenstop by Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, thenget engrossed in the history at Memorial De La Shoah, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

Porto, Portugal to Paris is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Paris are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll set off for Kigali on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

3
nights
Kigali, Rwanda

Kigali ©
A vacation in Kigali, Rwanda's capital city and economic hub, lets you experience the very heart of a landlocked country from a pleasant, safe, and organized base point.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Belgian Peacekeepers Memorial and Ntarama Church. Get a sense of the local culture at Kigali Genocide Memorial and Saint-Famille Church. There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, take in the exciting artwork at Talking Through Art, admire the masterpieces at MAMA Rwanda Hostel, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Nyamata Church.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kigali holiday website.

Do a combination of train and flight from Paris to Kigali in 13.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Kigali is 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kigali, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Kigali

Museums Wildlife Tours
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Kigali Genocide Memorial ©
Kigali Genocide Memorial
Off-Road Tours
Nyamata Church ©
Nyamata Church

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Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the world behind art at MATI Art Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, explore the galleries of Ernesto Workshop & Gallery, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Dominican Sisters, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord, thenexamine the collection at Megaro Gyzi Museum, thentake in the exciting artwork at Asimis Kolaitou Art Gallery Santorini, and finally stop by the White, Santorini.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Fira trip itinerary maker site.

Explore your travel options from Kigali to Fira with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Fira when traveling from Kigali in August, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Fira

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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MATI Art Gallery ©
MATI Art Gallery
Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord ©
Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist

1
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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
On the 11th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, steep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Fira to Prague in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fira to Prague due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Fira in August, with highs in Prague at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Lobkowicz Palace ©
Lobkowicz Palace

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Get some cultural insight at Dubrovnik City Walls and Brsalje Street. St. John's Fortress and Prijeko street will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Annunciation, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dominican Monastery, and steep yourself in history at Synagogue.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Dubrovnik sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Dubrovnik takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Prague in August, things will get a bit warmer in Dubrovnik: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Pula.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Dominican Monastery ©
Dominican Monastery
St. John's Fortress ©
St. John's Fortress

3
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Pula, Croatia

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museum Olei Histriae, have fun and explore at MEMO Museum Pula, thendelve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula, thenexplore the gorgeous colors at Tito's Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Palud. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Babos Wine, examine the collection at Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Augustus, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pula Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Pula holiday builder website.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Pula in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Dubrovnik in August since evenings lows in Pula dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Pula

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

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Vodnjan
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Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Temple Of Augustus ©
Temple Of Augustus
Pula Cathedral ©
Pula Cathedral

2
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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 17th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take a stroll through Cannaregio, thenwander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and finally wander the streets of Campo Santa Margherita. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, thenexamine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

You can drive from Pula to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Venice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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San Gimignano, Italy

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
On the 19th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Torre Grossa, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di San Gimignano, don't miss a visit to San Gimignano Bell Tower, thendo a tasting at Azienda Agricola San Quirico, thenexplore the historical opulence of Rocca of Montestaffoli, and finally get to know the fascinating history of San Gimignano 1300. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Salvucci Maggiore, view the masterpieces at La Bottega del Sale di Duccio Nacci photographer, get engrossed in the history at Torre e Casa Campatelli, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza della Cisterna, thenshop like a local with iSculpture Gallery San Gimignano & Casole d'Elsa, and finally view the masterpieces at Galleria Gagliardi.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read San Gimignano route planner.

You can drive from Venice to San Gimignano in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Azienda Agricola San Quirico ©
Azienda Agricola San Quirico
San Gimignano Bell Tower ©
San Gimignano Bell Tower
Piazza della Cisterna ©
Piazza della Cisterna

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Casino Square and Saint Charles Church will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee and Oceanographic Museum of Monaco. Take a break from Monte-Carlo with a short trip to Boat Tours & Water Sports in Monaco-Ville, about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin du Casino, take in the waterfront at Port de Fontvieille, and explore the fascinating underground world of Jardin Exotique de Monaco.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Monte-Carlo road trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Monte-Carlo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. When traveling from San Gimignano in August, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Monte-Carlo: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Monaco-Ville, Jardin Exotique de Monaco, Port de Fontvieille
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Casino Square ©
Casino Square
Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace

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Kalambaka, Greece

Kalambaka ©
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, get engrossed in the history at Hellenic Culture Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Stefanos, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Roussanou Monastery, and finally look for gifts at Meteora Sandals (Ekfrasi). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, thenexamine the collection at Geological Formation Museum of Meteora, thenexamine the collection at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ieros Naos Kimiseos tis Theotokou.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Monte-Carlo to Kalambaka by combination of shuttle, flight, and train takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Monte-Carlo in August, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Kalambaka: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Pyli.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)

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Pyli, Greece

Pyli ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koroni Monastery and then admire the sheer force of Waterfalls of Anthochori.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Pyli trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Kalambaka to Pyli in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Pyli

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Waterfalls of Anthochori, Koroni Monastery
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Porta Panagia ©
Porta Panagia

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