58 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

58 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Start: Paris, France
Train + Fly:  5 h
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Shuttle:  6 h
5
Zadar, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Kotor, Montenegro
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
9
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
10
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
11
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
12
Thessaloniki, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
13
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
14
Fira, Greece
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
15
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
16
Cairo, Egypt
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h
17
Algiers, Algeria
— 1 day
Fly:  6 h 45 min
18
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
19
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
20
Valencia, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
21
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
22
Naples, Italy
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
23
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Subway:  15 min
24
Vatican City, Italy
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  3 h 15 min
25
Venice, Italy
— 1 day
Train:  2 h 30 min
26
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 15 min
27
Toulon, France
— 1 night
Train:  4 h
End: Paris, France

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then take a stroll through Lesser Town.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague trip planner.

Paris, France to Prague is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): make a trip to Stephansplatz, then admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, then explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna itinerary builder app.

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Vienna, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 12:
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, then take in panoramic vistas at Museum of Krakow Town Hall Tower, and then get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, then steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Krakow by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Expect little chillier evenings in Krakow when traveling from Vienna in July, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Budapest itinerary planner.

You can fly from Krakow to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Budapest sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to take a shuttle to Zadar.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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Zadar, Croatia

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
On the 16th (Thu), make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), then delve into the distant past at Zadar Land City Gates, then don't miss a visit to The Forum, and finally race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Zadar trip itinerary site.

Traveling by shuttle from Budapest to Zadar takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors Tours Transportation
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Zadar Land City Gates ©
Zadar Land City Gates

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Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Step out of Split with an excursion to Church Of St. Roch in Kastel Novi--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano, identify plant and animal life at Marjan Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Roko.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Split trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Zadar to Split takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Zadar in July, Split is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
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Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
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.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Old Town, step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and get engrossed in the history at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik road trip planning website.

Drive from Split to Dubrovnik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

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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 24th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nikola Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Luke, examine the collection at Cats Museum, then admire the striking features of Piazza of the Arms, then admire the striking features of Sea Gate, and finally see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kotor trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Kotor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Kotor when traveling from Dubrovnik in July, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ohrid.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
St. Tryphon Cathedral ©
St. Tryphon Cathedral
Maritime Museum ©
Maritime Museum
Piazza of the Arms ©
Piazza of the Arms

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night
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia

Ohrid ©
Located on Lake Ohrid, the town of Ohrid earned the nickname Jerusalem of the Balkans because it was once home to 365 churches.
On the 25th (Sat), explore the activities along Lake Ohrid.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ohrid trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Kotor to Ohrid takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kotor in July: high temperatures in Ohrid hover around 34°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sofia.

Things to do in Ohrid

Nature Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Lake Ohrid ©
Lake Ohrid

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Sofia, Bulgaria

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
On the 26th (Sun), catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, then admire the striking features of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Sofia Church, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Temple Sveti Nikolay.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sofia journey app.

You can drive from Ohrid to Sofia in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ohrid to Sofia. In July, daytime highs in Sofia are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Saint Sofia Church ©
Saint Sofia Church

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Istanbul, Turkey

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.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by flight from Sofia to Istanbul takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sofia to Istanbul. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Sofia in July, with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
On the 31st (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, make a trip to White Tower of Thessaloniki, steep yourself in history at Arch of Galerius, contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, then make a trip to Aristotelous Square, and finally make a trip to Monument of Alexander The Great.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Thessaloniki trip builder.

Fly from Istanbul to Thessaloniki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Thessaloniki, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Istanbul in July: highs in Thessaloniki hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, stop by Plaka, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

Planning Athens trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Thessaloniki to Athens takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Thessaloniki in July, Athens is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 4:
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, do a tasting at Boutari Winery, and kick back and relax at Red Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Fira day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Fira takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. While traveling from Athens, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Fira, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Oia, Kamari, Akrotiri, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Boutari Winery
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Helicopter Tours

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Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Mykonos Town side-trips: Naxos Town (Old Town & Portara). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Little Venice, kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach, and examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town attractions planner.

Ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Naxos Town, Elia Beach, Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach, Platis Gialos Beach
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:
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Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach

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Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©
More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
On the 12th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, and then examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo journey planner.

Fly from Mykonos Town to Cairo in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Mykonos Town in August, you will find days in Cairo are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Cairo

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Khan Al-Khalili ©
Khan Al-Khalili
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay ©
Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay

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Algiers, Algeria

Algiers
Overlooking a scenic bay, the Mediterranean port city of Algiers enthralls visitors with its imposing skyline, a blend of French colonial buildings, run-down high-rises, and whitewashed Islamic architecture nestled on the hillside.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Musee Public National de l'Enluminure, de la Miniature et de la Calligraphie and then admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Algiers trip planner.

You can fly from Cairo to Algiers in 7 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Algiers. Traveling from Cairo in August, things will get little chillier in Algiers: highs are around 38°C and lows about 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Museums
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Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©
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 14th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Palacio da Bahia, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Tanneries, gain insight at Medersa Ben Youssef, tour the pleasant surroundings at Menara Gardens and Pavilion, look for gifts at Ma Creation, then contemplate the long history of Koutoubia Mosque, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Marrakech holiday planner.

Fly from Algiers to Marrakech in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Algiers to Marrakech is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Algiers, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 44°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): walk around Parque del Retiro, then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and then make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Madrid trip planner.

You can fly from Marrakech to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Marrakech in August, with highs in Madrid at 39°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Valencia.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Puerta del Sol ©
Puerta del Sol

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Valencia, Spain

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Valencia is known for zoos & aquariums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, steep yourself in history at La Lonja de la Seda, meet the residents at Oceanografic Valencia, and get to know the resident critters at Bioparc Valencia.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Valencia online vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Valencia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Madrid in August: highs in Valencia hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia

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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 20th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli, then make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno, and finally examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, then admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, then see the vivid underwater world at Posillipo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Palazzo donn'Anna.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Naples vacation planner.

Getting from Valencia to Naples by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Duomo di Napoli ©
Duomo di Napoli

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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens & Villa Rufolo), Amalfi (Fontana sant'Andrea & Cloister del Paradiso) and Positano (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Fornillo). Explore Naples further: do a tasting at Le Vigne di Raito, learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, browse the exhibits of Museo Cappella Sansevero, and examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Naples journey maker app.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Positano, Paestum Ruins, Le Vigne di Raito
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 26:
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Pantheon, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Spanish Steps, then make a trip to Piazza Navona, then don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and finally take a stroll through Trastevere.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Rome travel route builder app.

Take a train from Naples to Rome in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Rome sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a subway to Vatican City.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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Vatican City, Italy

Vatican City ©
Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
On the 29th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Monument to Alexander VII, then steep yourself in history at Torre San Giovani, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally pause for some photo ops at La Pieta. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Campo Santo Teutonico, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Redemptoris Mater, and finally see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Vatican City day trip planning website.

Vatican City is very close to Rome. In August, daily temperatures in Vatican City can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Venice.

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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
La Pieta ©
La Pieta
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Venice tour planning site.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Vatican City to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Vatican City, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to take a train to Milan.

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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
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Piazza San Marco

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 1st (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Milan day trip tool.

Take a train from Venice to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Milan, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Toulon.

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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Toulon, France

Toulon ©
Toulon is a city in southern France and a large military harbour on the Mediterranean coast, with a major French naval base. On the 2nd (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Rade de Toulon, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then brush up on your military savvy at Musee National de la Marine. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from La Croix radieuse Du Point Sublime du Faron, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Fauverie du Faron, then don't miss a visit to Cours Lafayette, and finally take an in-depth tour of Memorial du Debarquement et de la Liberation de Provence.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Toulon tour site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Milan to Toulon. In September, daytime highs in Toulon are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can catch the train back home.

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Musee National de la Marine ©
Musee National de la Marine
La Croix radieuse Du Point Sublime du Faron ©
La Croix radieuse Du Point Sublime du Faron
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Rade de Toulon

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