20 days in Europe, South America, Africa, South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

20 days in Europe, South America, Africa, South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

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Train
1
Paris, France
— 1 night
Fly
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly
4
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly
5
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly
6
Sydney, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly
7
Male, Maldives
— 2 nights
Fly
8
Hurghada, Egypt
— 1 night
Fly

1
night
Paris, France

City of Light

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): steep yourself in history at The Trianons & The Hamlet, contemplate the long history of Palace of Versailles, and then don't miss a visit to La Galerie des Batailles. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Paris itinerary maker site.

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. August in Paris sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

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Louvre Museum ©
Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Arc de Triomphe ©
Architectural Building
Arc de Triomphe
4.6

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 3rd (Tue), admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Paris to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in August: high temperatures in Florence hover around 35°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Campanile di Giotto ©
World heritage site
Campanile di Giotto
4.8
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 5th (Thu), admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then make a trip to Casa Batllo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Las Ramblas, then stroll around Parc Guell, and then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in Barcelona. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sat) before leaving for Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Parc Guell ©
Must see
Parc Guell
4.1
Casa Batllo ©
World heritage site
Casa Batllo
4.6

3
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador, then stroll through Parque Lage, then appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Ilha Fiscal.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rio de Janeiro in 17 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Barcelona to Rio de Janeiro. Expect slightly colder evenings in Rio de Janeiro when traveling from Barcelona in August, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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3
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cape Point and Two Oceans Aquarium. And it doesn't end there: hike along Platteklip Gorge, get engrossed in the history at Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cape Town online route planner.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Cape Town in 17.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time is 5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in August: high temperatures in Cape Town hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails
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2
nights
Sydney, Australia

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
On the 15th (Sun), admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, then take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, then see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. On the next day, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, then admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and finally wander the streets of The Rocks.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney vacation planner.

You can fly from Cape Town to Sydney in 18 hours. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Male.

Things to do in Sydney

Highlights from your trip
Bondi Beach ©
Beach
Bondi Beach
4.2

2
nights
Male, Maldives

The tiny but densely populated city of Male represents a contrast to the laid-back beach resorts found in much of the rest of the Maldives.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide through the air with Best Dives Maldives, then hunt for treasures at Male Fish Market, and then admire the striking features of Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque).

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Male itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Sydney to Male with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Male is minus 5 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in August: high temperatures in Male hover around 36°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Male

Wildlife · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours
Highlights from your trip
Best Dives Maldives ©
Parasailing / Paragliding
Best Dives Maldives
5.0
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque) ©
Architectural Building
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque)
3.9
Male Fish Market ©
Flea Market
Male Fish Market
3.4

1
night
Hurghada, Egypt

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
On the 20th (Fri), get outside with Outdoor Activities and then test the waters at Planet Spa at Baron Palace Resort Sahl Hasheesh.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hurghada trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Male to Hurghada. The time zone difference when traveling from Male to Hurghada is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Male in August, you will find days in Hurghada are somewhat warmer (45°C), and nights are about the same (33°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife · Spas · Baths · Outdoors
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