46 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

46 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 day
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
3
Split, Croatia
— 11 nights
4
Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
5
Goreme, Turkey
— 3 nights
6
Athens, Greece
— 10 nights
7
Marrakech, Morocco
— 7 nights
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights

1
day
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Amsterdam Gallery, then visit The Jordaan, then don't miss a visit to Anne Frank House, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam tour planner.

Kralendijk, Bonaire to Amsterdam is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 5 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kralendijk in April; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) ©
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Staromestske namesti and Spanish Synagogue. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Vitus Cathedral and Prague Astronomical Clock. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Lesser Town, get lost in a book at Strahov Monastery, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and steep yourself in history at Kafka House.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Prague sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Split.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

11
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palazzo di Diocleziano and Museum uja. Get in touch with nature at Off-Road Tours and Zipline. Venture out of the city with trips to Hvar (Massage Studio Pharos, Fort Napoljun - Napolean, &more), Historic City of Trogir (in Trogir) and Skrip (Museum of Brac & The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip). Spend the 6th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Dedicate the 7th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, steep yourself in history at Old Split, and take in the exciting artwork at Jaksic Gallery.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Split road trip planner.

You can fly from Prague to Split in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Prague in April; daily highs in Split reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Split

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hvar, Sibenik, Skrip, Winery Kovac, Historic City of Trogir
Highlights from your plan
Zipline ©
Zipline
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Spanjola ©
Spanjola

5
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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.
Appreciate the collections at Topkapi Palace and Rahmi M. Koc Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Hagia Sophia Museum and Ortakoy. Step out of Istanbul with an excursion to Buyukada Tabiat Parki in Buyukada--about 2 hours away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, steep yourself in history at Rumeli Fortress, enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, and stop by Taksim Square.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Split to Istanbul takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Split to Istanbul. In April in Istanbul, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Buyukada Tabiat Parki
Highlights from your plan
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

3
nights
Goreme, Turkey

Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Get a sense of the local culture at Goreme National Park and Goreme Open-Air Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Off-Road Tours and Uchisar Castle. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Pasabag, indulge in some personalized pampering at Camur Magarasi Katpatuka, appreciate the views at Gulludere Vadisi, and awaken your taste buds at BellaTurca Travel.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Goreme journey builder website.

You can fly from Istanbul to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Goreme when traveling from Istanbul in April, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Uchisar, Urgup, Camur Magarasi Katpatuka
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Uchisar Castle ©
Uchisar Castle

10
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Plaka and Acropolis of Athens are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Archaeological Site Mycenae and Nauplion Promenade for their historical value. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio), Nafplio (Fortress Palamidi, Arvanitia beach, &more) and The Great Theatre of Epidaurus (in Epidavros). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Athens trip planning tool.

Getting from Goreme to Athens by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Goreme to Athens. Traveling from Goreme in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Nafplio, Mycenae, Corinth, Temple of Poseidon, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Highlights from your plan
Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

7
nights
Marrakech, Morocco

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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Golf Tour Academie. Museum-lovers will appreciate Marrakech Museum and Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, slough off your stress at Turkish baths, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, and admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Marrakech itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Marrakech takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Athens in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Marrakech

Museums · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Menara Gardens and Pavilion ©
Menara Gardens and Pavilion

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt, then make a trip to Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), and finally steep yourself in history at Stadhuis Haarlem.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Amsterdam takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Marrakech, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 10°C. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Haarlem
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt

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