60 days in Western Europe, Tirana & Tangier Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe, Tirana & Tangier Itinerary

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60 days in Western Europe, Tirana & Tangier Itinerary

Start: Edmonton, Canada
Fly:  18​h
1
Athens, Greece
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Tirana, Albania
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Train + Bus:  6​h
7
Nerja, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Algeciras, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 45​min
9
Tangier, Morocco
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
10
Ronda, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Faro, Portugal
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
12
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
13
Porto, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
14
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Edmonton, Canada

7
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Relax by the water at Kantia Beach and Loutraki Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Acropolis Museum and Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae), Moni Osiou Patapiou (in Loutraki) and Corinth (Corinth Canal & Rema ton Mylwn). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Athens route maker .

Edmonton, Canada to Athens is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Edmonton to Athens, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Edmonton, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Athens, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tirana.

Things to do in Athens

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Corinth, Loutraki, Archaeological Site Mycenae, Glyfada Beach, Legrena Beach
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

5
nights
Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Take a break from the city and head to Dajti and Kayaking & Canoeing. Get some cultural insight at Rozafa Castle and Muzeu Historik Kombetar. Step out of Tirana to go to Durres and see The Beach Bar, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Et`hem Bey Mosque, appreciate the history behind Skanderbeg Statue, and get engrossed in the history at BunkArt 2.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tirana trip planning app .

Getting from Athens to Tirana by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Athens to Tirana, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Athens in September since evenings lows in Tirana dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Tirana

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Rozafa Castle, The Beach Bar, Dajti
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Dajti ©
Dajti
Muzeu Historik Kombetar ©
Muzeu Historik Kombetar
Rozafa Castle ©
Rozafa Castle

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Riviera 6 - Bagno 6 (in Lignano Riviera) and Sunny Pet Ufficio 19 (in Lignano Sabbiadoro). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Venice online day trip planner .

You can fly from Tirana to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Tirana, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Lignano Sabbiadoro
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Gallerie dell'Accademia ©
Gallerie dell'Accademia

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Galleria Borghese. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at V Lounge Beach Club and Le Palme. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Rome travel route builder site .

Fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Rome sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vatican City, Le Palme
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

4
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Take a break from the city and head to Castel Plage and Plage Le Sporting. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Vieille Ville. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentier du Vinaigrier, steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris, and make a trip to Place Massena.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Nice road trip tool .

Getting from Rome to Nice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in September: highs in Nice hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Florida Beach ©
Florida Beach
Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall

5
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Visiting Playa de La Barceloneta and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Aigua Xelida and L'illa Roja. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, take a memorable tour with Tours, explore the world behind art at Fundacio Joan Miro, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Nice to Barcelona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Nerja.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

L'illa Roja, Aigua Xelida
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Museu Picasso ©
Museu Picasso
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Nerja, Spain

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Get in touch with nature at Playa de la Alberquilla and Playa de la Cala el Canuelo. Museo de Nerja and Bodegas Bentomiz are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Molino de Papel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of El Salvador, stroll through Burriana Beach, and steep yourself in history at Punta Lara.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nerja driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Barcelona to Nerja takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, expect little chillier with lows of 14°C in Nerja. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Algeciras.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Bodegas Bentomiz
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Fundación Cueva de Nerja ©
Fundación Cueva de Nerja
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla

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nights
Algeciras, Spain

Algeciras ©
Algeciras is a port city in the south of Spain, and is the largest city on the Bay of Gibraltar (in Spanish, the Bahía de Algeciras). On the 6th (Tue), explore the different monuments and memorials at Casares Cemetery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Del Cristo Beach, then stroll through Getares, and finally kick back and relax at Playa de Cala Arena. Keep things going the next day: hike along RENFE, enjoy some diversion at Riding Fun In The Sun, then explore the ancient world of Enclave Arqueologico de Carteia, and finally identify plant and animal life at Sendero La Garganta del Capitan.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Algeciras road trip planning app .

You can drive from Nerja to Algeciras in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Nerja in October, expect nights in Algeciras to be somewhat warmer, around 20°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tangier.

Things to do in Algeciras

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Casares, Enclave Arqueologico de Carteia, Del Cristo Beach
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Riding Fun In The Sun ©
Riding Fun In The Sun
Del Cristo Beach ©
Del Cristo Beach
Playa de Cala Arena ©
Playa de Cala Arena

3
nights
Tangier, Morocco

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Paradise Beach Kaf Lahmam will get you outdoors. Appreciate the collections at Dar El Oddi and Fondation Lorin. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tangier: Church of San Bartholomew (in Asilah) and Kasbah Museum (in Chefchaouen). The adventure continues: examine the collection at American Legation, Head underground at Hercules Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Ba Kacem Beach, and make a trip to Musee de la Kasbah.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tangier online trip itinerary builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Algeciras to Tangier. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Algeciras in October: highs in Tangier hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Ronda.

Things to do in Tangier

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Asilah, Dar El Oddi, Kasbah Museum
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dar El Oddi ©
Dar El Oddi
American Legation ©
American Legation

3
nights
Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo and Museo Del Bandolero. Visiting El Tajo de Ronda and Playa El Padron will get you outdoors. Explore Ronda's surroundings by going to Alcazaba de Antequera (in Antequera) and El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro (in El Chorro). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda, examine the collection at Museo Lara, explore the ancient world of Baños Arabes, and take a stroll through Old City.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ronda day trip tool .

You can take a train from Tangier to Ronda in 3 hours. The time zone changes from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Tangier in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ronda, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Faro.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Alcazaba de Antequera, El Caminito Del Rey, El Chorro, Playa El Padron
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda

3
nights
Faro, Portugal

Faro ©
The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Precious Time and Museu Municipal de Faro are good opportunities to explore the local culture. We've included these beaches for you: Cape St. Mary and Praia da Falesia. Step out of Faro with an excursion to Igreja do Antigo Convento de Santo Antonio dos Capuchos in Tavira--about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Ilha Deserta, view the masterpieces at Galeria Municipal Trem, pause for some serene contemplation at Shrine of Nossa Senhora da Piedade, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town Faro.

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Drive from Ronda to Faro in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lisbon.

Things to do in Faro

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Igreja do Antigo Convento de Santo Antonio dos Capuchos, Praia da Falesia, Atelier Zea, Shrine of Nossa Senhora da Piedade
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Cape St. Mary ©
Cape St. Mary
Atelier Zea ©
Atelier Zea

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nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Parque Florestal de Monsanto. Take a break from Lisbon with a short trip to Praia da ursa in Sintra, about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Belém Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church and Convent of Madre de Deus, admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and examine the collection at National Museum of Ancient Art.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online trip builder .

Getting from Faro to Lisbon by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Faro in October since evenings lows in Lisbon dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trip

Praia da ursa
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Praia da ursa ©
Praia da ursa
Museu Nacional do Azulejo ©
Museu Nacional do Azulejo
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
You'll get in some beach time at Praia de Lavadores and Praia do Carneiro. Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and Praia do Homem do Leme. There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, stroll through Mindelo Beach, contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and get lost in a book at Museu Serralves.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Porto journey planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Porto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Mindelo Beach
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Museu Serralves ©
Museu Serralves
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
River Rafting & Tubing

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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.
Get outdoors at Île de la Cité and Seine River. Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou capture your imagination. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Montmartre, and see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Paris day trip planner .

Fly from Porto to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Paris is 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Porto in October; daily highs in Paris reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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