27 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

27 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Kigali, Rwanda
— 2 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
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Kalambaka, Greece
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
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Pula, Croatia
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
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San Gimignano, Italy
— 1 night
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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
— 1 night
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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 2nd (Mon): make a trip to Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, step into the grandiose world of Chateau of Vincennes, then admire the masterpieces at Petit Palais, and finally stop by Île de la Cité.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Paris online road 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. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto to Paris due to the time zone difference. August in Paris sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. You will leave for Kigali on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Paris

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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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.
On the 5th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Talking Through Art, then learn about all things military at Campaign Against Genocide Museum, and then see Off-Road Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at MAMA Rwanda Hostel, then examine the collection at Kigali Genocide Memorial, then stroll the grounds of Belgian Peacekeepers Memorial, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint-Famille Church.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kigali online trip itinerary builder.

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, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Kigali. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Kigali

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Kigali Genocide Memorial ©
Kigali Genocide Memorial
Off-Road Tours
Belgian Peacekeepers Memorial
Belgian Peacekeepers Memorial

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Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. Explore hidden gems such as Lignos Folklore Museum and Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Megaro Gyzi Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Ernesto Workshop & Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Dominican Sisters, and explore the world behind art at MATI Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Fira tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kigali to Fira. Traveling from Kigali in August, Fira is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Fira

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Spas
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Archaeological Museum Fira ©
Archaeological Museum Fira
Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord ©
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist

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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 11th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Stefanos, steep yourself in history at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, examine the collection at Geological Formation Museum of Meteora, then examine 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. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, take an in-depth tour of Hellenic Culture Museum, then stop by Meteora Sandals (Ekfrasi), and finally admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kalambaka trip maker website.

Getting from Fira to Kalambaka by combination of flight and train takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Fira in August since evenings lows in Kalambaka dip to 20°C. On the 12th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Geological Formation Museum of Meteora ©
Geological Formation Museum of Meteora

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lobkowicz Palace and Lesser Town. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Staromestske namesti and Kostel sv. Mikuláše. Spend the 15th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, take in the views from Charles Bridge, have fun and explore at Muzeum Smyslů, and stroll through The Vrtba Garden.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Prague trip builder app.

Getting from Kalambaka to Prague by combination of train and flight takes about 12 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kalambaka to Prague due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kalambaka in August; daily highs in Prague reach 28°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Lobkowicz Palace ©
Lobkowicz Palace

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, examine the collection at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Margaret Island, then pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and then see the interesting displays at Miniversum Budapest.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest itinerary builder app.

Drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Prague in August, you will find days in Budapest are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Dubrovnik takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Dubrovnik when traveling from Budapest in August, with lows around 24°C. You'll set off for Pula on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Transportation

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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.
On the 18th (Wed), examine the collection at Museum Olei Histriae, explore the engaging exhibits at MEMO Museum Pula, then delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula, and finally stroll around Tito's Park.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Pula day trip planning website.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Pula by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Pula when traveling from Dubrovnik in August, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Pula

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Tito's Park ©
Tito's Park
Museum Olei Histriae ©
Museum Olei Histriae

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, take a stroll through Cannaregio, then explore the world behind art at Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Zaccaria, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then don't miss a visit to Scala Contarini del Bovolo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pula to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Venezia, admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Necropolis, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally contemplate the long history of Domus Aurea.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Rome sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Florence, Italy

Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Florence holiday website.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Florence, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Florence

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San Gimignano, Italy

San Gimignano ©

Town of Fine Towers

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Mura di San Gimignano, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Salvucci Maggiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di San Gimignano, contemplate the long history of Torre Grossa, then take in the exciting artwork at La Bottega del Sale di Duccio Nacci photographer, and finally take in the exciting artwork at iSculpture Gallery San Gimignano & Casole d'Elsa.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Gimignano trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Florence to San Gimignano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in San Gimignano, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Monaco-Ville.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mura di San Gimignano ©
Mura di San Gimignano
Duomo di San Gimignano ©
Duomo di San Gimignano
Torre Grossa ©
Torre Grossa

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco

Monaco-Ville ©
Jutting out of the dramatic cliffs of Monaco sits Monaco-Ville, one of the nation's oldest towns.
On the 24th (Tue), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then step into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace, and then pause for some photo ops at Grimaldi Statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, admire the landmark architecture of Palais de justice de Monaco, admire the landmark architecture of Place du Palais, then appreciate the history behind Hommage des Colonies Etrangeres Statue, and finally steep yourself in history at Vieux Monaco.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Monaco-Ville trip maker tool.

Getting from San Gimignano to Monaco-Ville by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Monaco-Ville when traveling from San Gimignano in August, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Monaco-Ville

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Vieux Monaco ©
Vieux Monaco
Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee

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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at Museu de Marinha, admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina), and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Monaco-Ville to Lisbon takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Monaco-Ville in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Lisbon, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

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Speed Boats Tours
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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