60 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

60 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Start: Denver, United States
Fly:  13 h 45 min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
6
Corfu Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
7
Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
8
Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
9
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
10
Belgrade, Serbia
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 45 min
11
Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
12
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
13
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
14
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
15
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
16
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Denver, United States

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian will appeal to museum buffs. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Speed Boats Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros & Quinta da Regaleira). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Ancient Art, brush up on your military savvy at Museu de Marinha, explore the world behind art at Museu De Artes Decorativas Portuguesas, and take in the exciting artwork at A Arte da Terra.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Lisbon journey maker.

Denver, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Denver to Lisbon. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Denver in April, with highs in Lisbon at 70°F and lows at 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

2
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.
On the 7th (Wed), get outside with Outdoor Activities. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Medersa Ben Youssef, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque, and finally examine the collection at Marrakech Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Marrakech travel itinerary planner.

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. While traveling from Lisbon, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Marrakech

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

5
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Step out of the city life by going to Cala Montgo and Scuba & Snorkeling. Museu Picasso and Joan Miro Foundation will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar) and Castle of Montgri (in Torroella de Montgri). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, examine the collection at Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares), contemplate the long history of Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Pedralbes, and walk around Parc Guell.

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Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Marrakech to Barcelona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Marrakech in April, plan for slightly colder days in Barcelona, with highs around 66°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Tossa de Mar, Cala Montgo, Castle of Montgri
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
Museu Picasso ©
Museu Picasso

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Baptistery of St. John and Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Pitti Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Siena (San Francesco, Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, view the masterpieces at M.G. Design, and ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Florence day trip planning site.

Getting from Barcelona to Florence by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in April, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
Highlights from your plan
M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

5
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get outdoors at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Colle del Gianicolo. Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip maker.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Rome are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona

2
nights
Corfu Town, Greece

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, thensee the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, and then admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Capodistrias Museum - Kapodistrias Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Corfu Donkey Rescue, thenstep into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Corfu.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town online day trip planner.

You can fly from Rome to Corfu Town in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Capodistrias Museum - Kapodistrias Museum, Corfu Donkey Rescue
Highlights from your plan
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Donkey Rescue ©
Corfu Donkey Rescue

5
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Visit Acropolis of Athens and St. Luke Archibishop for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Acropolis Museum and Archaeological Site Mycenae. Step out of Athens with an excursion to Tiryns in Nafplio--about 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, see the interesting displays at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens itinerary planner.

You can fly from Corfu Town to Athens in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In April in Athens, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nafplio, Archaeological Site Mycenae
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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.
Visit Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Zeyrek Mosque for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Chora Museum and Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, take an in-depth tour of Rumeli Fortress, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yeni Valide Mosque Complex, and wander the streets of Ortakoy.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul itinerary planner.

You can fly from Athens to Istanbul in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Turkey Time is 1 hour. In April, Istanbul is little chillier than Athens - with highs of 64°F and lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum ©
Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum

1
night
Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
On the 6th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Boyana Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Sofia Church.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sofia day trip planning website.

Fly from Istanbul to Sofia in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Sofia. Traveling from Istanbul in May, plan for little chillier nights in Sofia, with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Belgrade.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Boyana Church ©
Boyana Church
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Saint Sofia Church ©
Saint Sofia Church

1
night
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): deepen your understanding of the past and present with a heritage tour and then stroll through Ada Ciganlija.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Belgrade trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sofia to Belgrade takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Belgrade can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Kotor.

Things to do in Belgrade

Parks Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Ada Ciganlija ©
Ada Ciganlija
Walking tours

2
nights
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anthony's Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rocks, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of Holy Mother Rozaria, and finally head outdoors with Mount Vrmac. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Elijah the Prophet, thentake some stellar pictures from Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovćen, thenget interesting insight from Tours, and finally delve into the distant past at St. Tryphon Cathedral.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kotor itinerary planner.

Getting from Belgrade to Kotor by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. May in Kotor sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Kotor

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Perast, Church of St. Elijah the Prophet, Mount Vrmac
Highlights from your plan
Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovćen ©
Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovćen
Our Lady of the Rocks ©
Our Lady of the Rocks
St. Tryphon Cathedral
St. Tryphon Cathedral

4
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

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.
Appreciate the collections at Vlaho Bukovac House and Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Dubrovnik City Walls and The Franciscan Church and Monastery. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Old Town, identify plant and animal life at Zarkovica Animal Shelter, contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac, and step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik vacation planning website.

Traveling by car from Kotor to Dubrovnik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vlaho Bukovac House
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Appreciate the collections at Museum Rietberg and Landesmuseum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich and Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern, examine the collection at Zoological Museum, and view the masterpieces at Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Zurich online road trip planner.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Zurich by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May, Zurich is a bit cooler than Dubrovnik - with highs of 65°F and lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Parasailing & Paragliding, Mt Pilatus
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Louvre Museum and Musee Secq des Tournelles will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Venture out of the city with trips to Rouen (Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen & Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, examine the collection at Architecture museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye de Saint-Germain-des-Pres, and admire the striking features of La Madeleine.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip builder app.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Zurich to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rouen
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Appreciate the collections at National Gallery and Tate Britain. Get a sense of the local culture at Buckingham Palace and Apsley House. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Tate Modern, get engrossed in the history at Royal Hospital Chelsea, admire the striking features of Banqueting House, and see the interesting displays at Exhibitionism - The Rolling Stones Exhibition.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our London day trip app.

Take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In May in London, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tate Modern ©
Tate Modern

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Escape the urban bustle at BobCat Alpacas and Fishing Charters & Tours. Appreciate the collections at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and St Cecilia's Hall & Music Museum. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Cuthbert's Parish Church, explore the engaging exhibits at Dynamic Earth, and steep yourself in history at Georgian House.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh online journey planner.

Getting from London to Edinburgh by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
BobCat Alpacas ©
BobCat Alpacas
Scottish National Gallery
Scottish National Gallery
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

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