32 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

32 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
2
Benalmadena, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
4
Marrakech, Morocco
— 1 night
5
Casablanca, Morocco
— 3 nights
6
Tirana, Albania
— 2 nights
7
Corfu Town, Greece
— 2 nights
8
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
9
Milos, Greece
— 2 nights
10
Akrotiri, Greece
— 2 nights
11
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
12
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
13
Pamukkale, Turkey
— 2 nights

3
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, admire the striking features of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and snap pictures at Puente de San Bernardo.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Seville trip planning site.

Melbourne, Australia to Seville is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in July, things will get much warmer in Seville: highs are around 38°C and lows about 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Benalmadena.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

2
nights
Benalmadena, Spain

Benalmadena ©
Stretching from the foothills of the Sierra de Mijas mountain range to the Mediterranean ocean, Benalmádena offers all the highlights of southern Spain: traditional whitewashed villages, beautiful Costa del Sol beaches, and strong Andalusian influence.
Explore Benalmadena's surroundings by going to Marbella (Puerto Banus Marina & Marbella Old Town). There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at Prison Island, identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, take in the waterfront activity at Puerto Marina Benalmadena, and get to know the resident critters at Bioparc.

To see where to stay and tourist information, read Benalmadena tour itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Seville to Benalmadena takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Benalmadena are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Benalmadena

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Marbella, Bioparc, La Carihuela
Highlights from your plan
Puerto Marina Benalmadena ©
Puerto Marina Benalmadena
Prison Island ©
Prison Island
Swim with Dolphins

3
nights
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
On the 15th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Mayor de Granada, then stop by Albayzin, and finally steep yourself in history at Court of the Lions. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio Cartuja, then take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada.

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Traveling by car from Benalmadena to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Benalmadena in July, you will find days in Granada are a bit warmer (40°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Court of the Lions ©
Court of the Lions
Generalife ©
Generalife

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, steep yourself in history at Koutoubia Mosque, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, then make a trip to Medersa Ben Youssef, and finally browse for treasures at Amazonite. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna, stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and finally stop by Henna Louaya.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Marrakech trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Granada to Marrakech takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Granada to Marrakech is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Granada in July, you will find days in Marrakech are a bit warmer (44°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Casablanca.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

3
nights
Casablanca, Morocco

The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): make a trip to Old Medina of Casablanca, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Beth-El. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Mooi and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Casablanca trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Marrakech to Casablanca by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. When traveling from Marrakech in July, plan for colder days in Casablanca, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tirana.

Things to do in Casablanca

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Quartier Habous ©
Quartier Habous

2
nights
Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Kruja Castle, learn about all things military at Bunk'Art 1, then take an in-depth tour of Muzeu Historik Kombetar, and finally make a trip to Skanderbeg Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Bektashi World Center, admire the landmark architecture of Enver Hoxha Pyramid, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Et`hem Bey Mosque.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tirana tour itinerary builder website.

Fly from Casablanca to Tirana in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Casablanca in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Tirana: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Tirana

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Kruja Castle
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Kruja Castle ©
Kruja Castle
Muzeu Historik Kombetar ©
Muzeu Historik Kombetar
Skanderbeg Square ©
Skanderbeg Square

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.
On the 24th (Fri), deepen your knowledge of military history at Old Fortress Corfu, then contemplate the long history of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and then wander the streets of Corfu Old Town. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paleokastritsa Beach, then examine the collection at Casa Parlante, then step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace, and finally make a trip to Spianada Square.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town travel route planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Tirana to Corfu Town in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or fly. Traveling from Tirana to Corfu Town, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tirana in July, Corfu Town is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Paleokastritsa Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

1
night
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 26th (Sun), visit Plaka, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Athens journey builder.

Fly from Corfu Town to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. July in Athens sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Milos.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
nights
Milos, Greece

Milos ©
The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Paliochori Beach, then kick back and relax at Firiplaka Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kleftiko Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pollonia Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sarakiniko Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Milos trip site.

Fly from Athens to Milos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Athens in July, expect nights in Milos to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Milos

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kleftiko Beach ©
Kleftiko Beach
Sarakiniko Beach ©
Sarakiniko Beach
Paliochori Beach ©
Paliochori Beach

2
nights
Akrotiri, Greece

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Caldera Beach, make a trip to Akrotiri LightHouse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore by horseback at Experience Horse Riding, get impressive views of Santorini Volcano, then learn about winemaking at Venetsanos Winery, and finally get engrossed in the history at La Ponta.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Akrotiri trip site.

Traveling by ferry from Milos to Akrotiri takes 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Venetsanos Winery, Santorini Volcano
Highlights from your plan
Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

2
nights
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.
On the 31st (Fri), visit Little Venice, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, and finally stroll through Elia Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Platis Gialos Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town itinerary planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. July in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Elia Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach

2
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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul visit planning website.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Istanbul by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

2
nights
Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale ©
A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Hierapolis, witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Guney Selalesi. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Anatolia Cemetery, then delve into the distant past at Laodikeia, and then Head underground at Kaklik Cave.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Pamukkale day trip planning tool.

Getting from Istanbul to Pamukkale by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Denizli
Highlights from your plan
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Kaklik Cave ©
Kaklik Cave

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