39 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

39 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

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Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 1 night
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Andorra la Vella, Andorra
— 1 night
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Carcassonne, France
— 1 night
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 1 night
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Bordeaux, France
— 4 nights
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Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 5 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights

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Marrakech, Morocco

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 25th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the landmark architecture of Koutoubia Mosque, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, and contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bahia.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Marrakech day trip app.

London, UK to Marrakech is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from London in March, plan for much hotter days in Marrakech, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Marrakech

Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna

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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.
On the 27th (Sat), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then make a trip to Belém Tower, and finally don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco). Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, wander the streets of Rossio Square, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, then steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, and finally take a stroll through Alfama.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planning app.

You can fly from Marrakech to Lisbon in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Marrakech in March, you will find days in Lisbon are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). On the 29th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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Granada, Spain

Granada ©

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
On the 30th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Generalife, slough off your stress at Hammam Al Andalus Granada, and then explore the historical opulence of Alhambra.

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Getting from Lisbon to Granada by combination of flight and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Lisbon in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Granada, with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Baths · Parks · Spas
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Generalife ©
Generalife

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (Catedral Primada & El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Isidro, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Madrid road trip website.

Getting from Granada to Madrid by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March in Madrid, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the local landmark of The Magic Fountain, get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Andorra la Vella.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Andorra la Vella, Andorra

Andorra la Vella ©
Tucked high in the Pyrenees and home to fewer than 65,000 residents, Andorra La Vella seems at first an unlikely tourist hotspot.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico, hike along Sola Irrigation Canal Trail, hit the slopes at Pas De La Casa Ski, then pause for some photo ops at La Noblesse du Temps, then contemplate the long history of Casa de la Vall, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sant Esteve d'Andorra la Vella.

To see maps and more tourist information, refer to the Andorra la Vella day trip app.

Getting from Barcelona to Andorra la Vella by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Andorra la Vella

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Casa de la Vall ©
Casa de la Vall
Pas De La Casa Ski ©
Pas De La Casa Ski
Sola Irrigation Canal Trail ©
Sola Irrigation Canal Trail

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Carcassonne, France

Carcassonne ©

Medieval Heart of France

Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Chateau Comtal, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, and then take a stroll through Cité de Carcassonne.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Carcassonne online journey planner.

Drive from Andorra la Vella to Carcassonne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Carcassonne can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Chateau Comtal ©
Chateau Comtal
Eglise Saint-Nazaire ©
Eglise Saint-Nazaire

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
On the 8th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, then try to win big at Casino of Monte-Carlo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Casino Square.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Monte-Carlo trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Carcassonne to Monte-Carlo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Traveling from Carcassonne in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Monte-Carlo, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Casino of Monte-Carlo ©
Casino of Monte-Carlo
Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee

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Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bordeaux: Observatoire Sainte-Cecile (in Arcachon) and La Grande Dune du Pilat (in Pyla-sur-Mer). There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at The Hostel Escape game, make a trip to Quinconces Esplanade (Esplanade des Quinconces), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral, and snap pictures at Pont de Pierre.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bordeaux online travel planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Monte-Carlo to Bordeaux in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Monte-Carlo in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Bordeaux, with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
La Grande Dune du Pilat
La Grande Dune du Pilat
The Hostel Escape game ©
The Hostel Escape game
Tour Pey-Berland ©
Tour Pey-Berland

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Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): don't miss a visit to La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel, then pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, and then admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel trip website.

You can fly from Bordeaux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 7.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Bordeaux in April, plan for slightly colder days in Mont-Saint-Michel, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel ©
La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel ©
La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

You can take a train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, and sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dublin trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Dublin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Dublin. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Paris in April, with highs in Dublin at 13°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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Galway, Ireland

Galway ©

City of the Tribes

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Galway Arts Centre, make a trip to Quay Street, and then cruise along Wild Atlantic Way. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, explore the galleries of Lynch's Castle, and then stroll through Eyre Square.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Galway trip planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Galway

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Quay Street ©
Quay Street

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Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik), Strokkur (in Geysir) and Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall (in Skalholt). Spend the 24th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik journey planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Galway to Reykjavik in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Galway in April, expect Reykjavik to be a bit cooler, temps between 7°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, step into the grandiose world of Kastellet, admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, and get engrossed in the history at Amalienborg.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Copenhagen takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Reykjavik in April, with highs in Copenhagen at 13°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Highlights from your plan
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): examine the collection at Skansen, then get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, and then examine the collection at ABBA The Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Drottningholm Palace, brush up on your military savvy at Royal Armory, then get engrossed in the history at Royal Palace, then enjoy breathtaking views from Stockholm City Hall, and finally explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Stockholm road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Stockholm when traveling from Copenhagen in April, with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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