17 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

17 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
2
Durban, South Africa
— 2 nights
3
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
4
Mahe Island, Seychelles
— 1 night
5
Milan, Italy
— 1 day
6
Santarem, Portugal
— 1 night

6
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Table View Nature Reserve - Rietvlei Wetlands, Camp's Bay Beach, St. James Beach, and other attractions. Take a break from the city and head to Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Twelve Apostles. Take a break from Cape Town with a short trip to Dorp Street in Stellenbosch, about 48 minutes away.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cape Town day trip site.

Toronto, Canada to Cape Town is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Cape Town is 7 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Toronto in December, with highs in Cape Town at °C and lows at °C. You'll set off for Durban on the 22nd (Fri).

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Dorp Street
Highlights from your plan
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Camp's Bay Beach ©
Camp's Bay Beach

2
nights
Durban, South Africa

Durban ©
Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Golden Mile, SkyCar, Umhlanga Main Beach, and other attractions. On the 22nd (Fri), hunt for treasures at Victoria Street Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Umhlanga Main Beach, thentake in the exciting artwork at African Art Centre, and finally catch all the local highlights with SkyCar. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Golden Mile and then see the interesting displays at Natural Science Museum.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Durban tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Cape Town to Durban in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in December, expect Durban to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. On the 24th (Sun), you'll travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Durban

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Umhlanga Main Beach
Highlights from your plan
Umhlanga Main Beach ©
Umhlanga Main Beach
Golden Mile ©
Golden Mile
Natural Science Museum ©
Natural Science Museum

4
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©
Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Edutainment Tours, Apartheid Museum and Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Cradle of Humankind and 44 Stanley. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Mall of Rosebank and Market on Main. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct and take in panoramic vistas at Top of Africa.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Johannesburg journey app.

Traveling by flight from Durban to Johannesburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Durban in December, Johannesburg is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mahe Island.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Shopping Museums Tours

Side Trip

The Cradle of Humankind
Highlights from your plan
Market on Main ©
Market on Main
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum

1
night
Mahe Island, Seychelles

Mahe Island ©
Mahe Island, the largest in its archipelago, serves as a buzzing tourism hub, teeming with resorts, picturesque beaches, and verdant forest trails.
You've now added Sunset Beach to your itinerary.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mahe Island tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Johannesburg to Mahe Island in 9 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Mahe Island is 2 hours. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Mahe Island, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Mahe Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Beau Vallon Beach ©
Beau Vallon Beach
Sunset Beach ©
Sunset Beach
Spiaggia di Port Launay ©
Spiaggia di Port Launay

1
day
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, browse the range of quality goods at Rinascente Milano, and then take a stroll through Brera District.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan online sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mahe Island to Milan. Traveling from Mahe Island to Milan, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Mahe Island in December: high temperatures in Milan hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Santarem.

Things to do in Milan

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro
Brera District ©
Brera District
Rinascente Milano ©
Rinascente Milano

1
night
Santarem, Portugal

Santarem
Santarém is a city and municipality located in the district of Santarém in Portugal. For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Santarem itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Milan to Santarem with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to Santarem is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Milan in December, expect Santarem to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santarem

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

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