36 days in Asia, Europe & Africa Itinerary

36 days in Asia, Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights
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Valletta, Malta
— 2 nights
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Victoria, Malta
— 1 night
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Naxos Town, Greece
— 1 night
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Milos, Greece
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 7th (Wed) at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, get engrossed in the history at Al Fahidi Fort, cool off at Wild Wadi Waterpark, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubai trip maker site.

Sydney, Australia to Dubai is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Gulf Standard Time (GST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. In July, Dubai is much hotter than Sydney - with highs of 49°C and lows of 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Dubai

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Must see
Burj Khalifa
4.5
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Shopping Mall
The Dubai Mall
4.6
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Water Park
Wild Wadi Waterpark
4.2

2
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Valletta, Malta

Valletta ©

Most Proud

Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
On the 8th (Thu), push the limits with Flyboard Malta, admire the landmark architecture of St. John's Co-Cathedral, then admire the natural beauty at Upper Barrakka Gardens, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lower Barrakka Gardens. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Casa Rocca Piccola, brush up on your military savvy at Fort Rinella, then delve into the distant past at Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, then Head underground at Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), and finally delve into the distant past at Mnajdra.

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Fly from Dubai to Valletta in 10 hours. Traveling from Dubai to Valletta, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Valletta is colder than Dubai - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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World heritage site
St. John's Co-Cathedral
4.7
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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Flyboard Malta
5.0

1
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Victoria, Malta

Victoria ©
The city of Victoria on the island of Gozo boasts an outstanding collection of Baroque architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate the long history of St. George's Basilica, then discover the deep blue sea with Blue Waters Dive Cove, and then explore the ancient world of Ggantija Megalithic Temples.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Victoria trip itinerary tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Valletta to Victoria in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Victoria are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Victoria

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Ggantija Megalithic Temples
3.4
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Historic Site
St. George's Basilica
4.4

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and get a taste of the local shopping with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

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Getting from Victoria to Lisbon by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Victoria to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Victoria in July, plan for little chillier nights in Lisbon, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Lisbon

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Aquarium
Lisbon Oceanarium
4.6
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World heritage site
Belém Tower
4.2

3
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Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©

Red City

You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
Spend the 16th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, stop by Ma Creation, and get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Marrakech road trip tool.

Getting from Lisbon to Marrakech by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Lisbon in July: highs in Marrakech hover around 44°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Marrakech

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Jardin Majorelle
4.2
Flea Market
Jemaa el-Fna
3.0

4
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca ©

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Palma de Mallorca: Artestruz Mallorca (in Campos), Cala Morlanda (in S'illot) and Cuevas del Drach (in Porto Cristo). And it doesn't end there: race across the water with Mezzo Magic, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Terrazas de la Catedral de Palma, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Serra de Tramuntana, and relax in the rural setting at Ecovinyassa.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Palma de Mallorca online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Palma de Mallorca takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Marrakech to Palma de Mallorca. Traveling from Marrakech in July, you will find days in Palma de Mallorca are little chillier (36°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Cuevas del Drach
3.8

5
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: S'Agaro (San Pol Beach & Camino de Ronda), Tossa de Mar (Cala del Senyor Ramon, Vila Vella (Old Town), &more) and Ermita de Les Alegries (in Lloret de Mar). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, walk around Parc Guell, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and stop by El Barri Gòtic.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona road trip site.

You can fly from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Barcelona

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Parc Guell
4.1
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World heritage site
Casa Batllo
4.6

4
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Dubrovnik, Croatia

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.
On the 29th (Thu), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Dubrovnik City Walls, take an in-depth tour of War Photo Limited, identify plant and animal life at Zarkovica Animal Shelter, and admire the landmark architecture of Franjevacki Crkva Male Brace.

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Getting from Barcelona to Dubrovnik by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Speed Boats Tours
4.8
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Historic Walking Area
Dubrovnik City Walls
4.7
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World heritage site
Old Town
4.7

1
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Naxos Town, Greece

Naxos Town ©
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): get a new perspective on things with Blue Fin Divers Naxos Greece, look for gifts at Naxia Sweet Home, explore the ancient world of Naos tou Apollona - Portara, then examine the collection at Theatrical Museum Iakovos Kampanellis, and finally wander the streets of Kastro.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Naxos Town travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Naxos Town takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Naxos Town can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Milos.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your trip
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Neighborhood
Kastro
4.3
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Naxia Sweet Home
4.8

3
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Milos, Greece

Milos ©

Island of Colors

The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Spend the 1st (Sun) among aquatic life with Polco Sailing Cruises. On the 3rd (Tue), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Pollonia Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Kleftiko Beach and stroll through Sikia Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Milos trip planner.

You can fly from Naxos Town to Milos in 4 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Milos

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Kleftiko Beach
4.9

4
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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore Athens' surroundings by going to St. Luke Archibishop (in Lefkakia), Nauplion Promenade (in Nafplio) and Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, make a trip to Erechtheion, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Athens journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Milos to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. While traveling from Milos, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Athens, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Acropolis of Athens
4.7
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History Museum
Acropolis Museum
4.7
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Neighborhood
Plaka
4.4

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