60 days in Africa, Europe & Asia Itinerary

60 days in Africa, Europe & Asia Itinerary

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Casablanca, Morocco
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Rabat, Morocco
— 1 night
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 5 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 5 nights
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Rethymnon, Greece
— 3 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 5 nights
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 5 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 6 nights
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Thessaloniki, Greece
— 2 nights
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Antalya, Turkey
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Casablanca, Morocco

— 1 day
The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): wander the streets of Quartier Habous and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Casablanca holiday planner.

Montreal, Canada to Casablanca is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Montreal to Casablanca. Traveling from Montreal in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 19°C in Casablanca. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Rabat, Morocco

— 1 night
On a vacation in Rabat, a World Heritage Site and Morocco's capital, you can discover the city's long and rich history while enjoying a laidback atmosphere, less touristy than in the booming Casablanca and Marrakech.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then delve into the distant past at Chellah.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rabat route maker.

Getting from Casablanca to Rabat by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rabat when traveling from Casablanca in May, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to fly to Marrakech.

Things to do in Rabat

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
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Marrakech, Morocco

— 4 nights

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Koutoubia Mosque and Menara Gardens and Pavilion. Spend the 26th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, take in the exciting artwork at Dar Moulay Ali, Maison de la France a Marrakech, admire all the interesting features of Jemaa el-Fna, and admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Marrakech trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rabat to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Rabat in May, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Rome, Italy

— 6 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Visiting Colle del Gianicolo and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, wander the streets of Trastevere, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and get engrossed in the history at Musei Capitolini.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Rome takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Marrakech to Rome due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Marrakech in May: highs in Rome hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Florence, Italy

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Horseback Riding Tours. Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Ponte Vecchio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Piazza del Campo (in Siena) and Parco Nazionale delle Foreste Casentinesi, Monte Falterona e Campigna (in Pratovecchio). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Florence vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Venice, Italy

— 5 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Doge's Palace and Piazza San Marco. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, Scrovegni Chapel, &more) and Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Split.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Split, Croatia

— 5 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Diocletian's Palace and Cathedral of Saint Domnius are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Krka National Park and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Explore Split's surroundings by going to Hvar (Franciscan Monastery & Spanish Fortress) and Historic City of Trogir (in Trogir). Spend the 17th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Split road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Split takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Split can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 5 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Lokrum Island and Kayaking & Canoeing. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town and War Photo Limited. Step out of Dubrovnik to go to Cavtat and see Cavtat Old Town, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Dedicate the 22nd (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Dubrovnik City Walls, look for gifts at Break Time, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik day trip planning app.

You can fly from Split to Dubrovnik in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can fly to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours · Neighborhoods · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rethymnon, Greece

— 3 nights
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
Get in touch with nature at Off-Road Tours and Lake Kournas. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Palace of Knossos and Monastery of Arkadi. Get out of town with these interesting Rethymnon side-trips: Heraklion (Heraklion Archaeological Museum & Nerium Oleander). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno, wander the streets of Rethymnon Old Town, and steep yourself in history at The Venetian Fortezza.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rethymnon day trip app.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Rethymnon in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, train, and bus; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubrovnik to Rethymnon. In June, daytime highs in Rethymnon are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Fira, Greece

— 5 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Akrotiri and Artemis Karamolegos Winery. Visiting Skaros Rock and Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, explore the ancient world of Ancient Thera, surround yourself with nature on Santorini Sailing, and stroll through Kamari Beach.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Fira road trip planning site.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Rethymnon to Fira in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Greece

— 5 nights

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Little Venice and Archaeological Museum of Mykonos. Get outdoors at GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort and Platis Gialos Beach. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Panormos Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elia Beach, examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church.

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You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Athens, Greece

— 6 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some cultural insight at Acropolis of Athens and Plaka. Visiting Seahorse Dive Center and Corinth Canal will get you outdoors. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Nauplion Promenade (in Nafplio), Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Archea Korinthos (in Corinth). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, examine the collection at Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Athens online tour planner.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. When traveling from Mykonos Town in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Athens: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Thessaloniki, Greece

— 2 nights

Mother of Israel

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hagios Demetrios, then head outdoors with Nea Paralia, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, then explore the ancient world of Rotunda, and then wander the streets of Ladadika District.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Thessaloniki online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Thessaloniki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Athens in July, Thessaloniki is slightly colder at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Antalya.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Antalya, Turkey

— 3 nights
Offering both sandy beaches packed with modern amenities and a historical town center filled with Roman ruins and Ottoman mosques, Antalya serves as one of the country's major tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Hadrian's Gate, wander the streets of Kaleici, and then go for a stroll along the water at Old City Marina. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Antalya Muzesi, take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls, and then see the interesting displays at Sandland.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Antalya travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Thessaloniki to Antalya takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Turkey Time (TRT) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Antalya when traveling from Thessaloniki in July, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for the flight to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

— 2 nights
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mall, then cool off at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, and finally steep yourself in history at Qasr Al Hosn. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through The Corniche and then contemplate the long history of Heritage Village.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Abu Dhabi travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Antalya to Abu Dhabi takes 10 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Antalya to Abu Dhabi. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Antalya in July, with highs in Abu Dhabi at 50°C and lows at 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dubai.

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

— 1 night

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Emirates Towers.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubai online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Abu Dhabi to Dubai takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 49°C, and evening lows to 39°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Dubai

Parks · Nature

Morocco travel guide

4.1
Flea Markets · Gardens · Nature & Wildlife Tours
Diverse in landscapes and cultures, Morocco has long been a popular tourist destination, offering many quintessential North African vistas, sounds, and tastes. The ancient medinas of the main cities have retained their look and feel over the centuries, with bustling markets of colorful spice stalls, leather tanning in the streets, and teahouses. The dunes of the Sahara and the peaks of the High Atlas mountains battle for the interest of tourists on holiday in Morocco, with each possessing impressive, picturesque scenery, and hidden-away traditional villages, filled with crafts, carpets, and a rural way of life.

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Croatia travel guide

4.4
Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.

Turkish Mediterranean Coast travel guide

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Ruins · Beaches · Waterfalls
Turquoise Coast
Affectionately known as the "Turquoise Coast," the Turkish Mediterranean Coast area boasts fine-sand beaches and sparkling blue waters. The lush, forest-blanketed Taurus Mountains serve as a breathtaking backdrop for this vacation spot. The sand and sea are just around the corner from ancient cities perched precariously on hilltops, carved tombs, and hiking trails. The history isn't just onshore: you can spot the sunken remains of ancient civilizations in the crystal clear waters, too. Wedged between the mountains and the Mediterranean Sea, this pristine coast offers spectacular yachting and fun in the sun for all.