44 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

44 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

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Abuja, Nigeria
— 5 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 9 nights
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Gdansk, Poland
— 9 nights
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Slupsk, Poland
— 3 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 8 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 7 nights

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Abuja, Nigeria

Abuja ©
The capital city of Nigeria, Abuja dates back to the 1980s, and in 2010 it represented the world's fastest-growing city.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like An Noor Mosque and Thought Pyramid Art Centre. Get in touch with nature at Gurara Waterfalls and Gurara Waterfalls. Venture out of the city with trips to Farin Ruwa Falls (in Nasarawa) and Zuma Rock (in Madalla). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Anglican Church, buy something for everyone on your list at Grand Towers Abuja Mall, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bature Brewery.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Abuja trip planning website.

Lagos to Abuja is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a shuttle; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Abuja are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Abuja

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Gurara Waterfalls ©
Gurara Waterfalls
Gurara Waterfalls ©
Gurara Waterfalls
Zuma Rock ©
Zuma Rock

9
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Altstadt (Old Town) and Wartburg Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Messel Pit Fossil Site and Philosopher’s Walk. Get out of town with these interesting Frankfurt side-trips: Rothenburg (Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), Altstadt, &more), Fortress Marienberg (in Wurzburg) and Heidelberg (Pharmacy Museum, Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge), &more). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, learn more about the world around you at Senckenberg Natural History Museum (Naturmuseum Senckenberg), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Speyer Cathedral.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Frankfurt trip itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Abuja to Frankfurt. In April, Frankfurt is colder than Abuja - with highs of 18°C and lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Altstadt (Old Town) ©
Altstadt (Old Town)
Eltz Castle ©
Eltz Castle
Altstadt ©
Altstadt

9
nights
Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©

World Capital of Amber

Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Appreciate the collections at Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku and Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Archikatedra Oliwska and Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka). Change things up with these side-trips from Gdansk: Church of the Holy Cross (in Tczew), Orlowo Pier (in Gdynia) and Skansen Zagroda Gburska i Rybacka (in Nadole). The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Catherine of Alexandria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saints Peter and Paul Church, Pieniezno, and take in the pleasant sights at Motlawa River Embankment (Dlugie Pobrzeze).

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gdansk road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Gdansk takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Frankfurt in April, things will get slightly colder in Gdansk: highs are around 13°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Slupsk.

Things to do in Gdansk

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku ©
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Archikatedra Oliwska ©
Archikatedra Oliwska

3
nights
Slupsk, Poland

Slupsk ©
Get some cultural insight at Muzeum Pomorza Srodkowego w Slupsku and Fortifications of Lebork. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum of Slovinic Countryside in Kluki and Teutonic Castle. When in Slupsk, make a side trip to see Slowinski National Park in Baltic Coast, approximately Baltic Coast away.

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You can drive from Gdansk to Slupsk in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Slupsk

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Teutonic Castle ©
Teutonic Castle
Muzeum Kultury Ludowej Pomorza ©
Muzeum Kultury Ludowej Pomorza
Slowinski National Park ©
Slowinski National Park

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Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Discover out-of-the-way places like POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich and Copernicus Science Centre. Get some historical perspective at Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum and Old Town. Explore Warsaw's surroundings by going to Zamek Ksiazat Mazowieckich w Ciechanowie (in Ciechanow), Museum of the Mazovian Countryside (in Sierpc) and Romanticism Epoch Museum (in Opinogora Gorna). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakowskie Przedmiescie, explore the world behind art at The National Museum in Warsaw, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow.

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

The Route module can help you plan travel from Slupsk to Warsaw. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich ©
POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum
Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow ©

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hagia Sophia Museum and Topkapi Palace. Step off the beaten path and head to Beyoglu and Rahmi M. Koc Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Istanbul: Bursa (Isabey CAMii, Ulu Cami, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the landmark architecture of Yeni Camii, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Pierre Loti Tepesi.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Istanbul online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Warsaw to Istanbul in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Warsaw to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Warsaw in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Istanbul. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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