34 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

34 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

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Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Marseille, France
— 4 nights
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Nice, France
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
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Marrakech, Morocco

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): deepen your understanding at Medersa Ben Youssef. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then steep yourself in history at Palacio da Bahia, and then steep yourself in history at Koutoubia Mosque.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Marrakech itinerary maker site.

Dublin, Ireland to Marrakech is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in May: highs in Marrakech hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Marrakech

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Seville, Spain

— 4 nights

City of Towers

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.
Get in touch with nature at Paddock Paradise Ronda and Reservatauro Ronda. Popular historic sites such as Plaza de España and Catedral de Sevilla are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Ronda (Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, Puerta de Almocabar, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, catch a live event at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville trip builder site.

You can fly from Marrakech to Seville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Marrakech to Seville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Marrakech in May: highs in Seville hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

Barcelona, Spain

— 4 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. Take a break from the city and head to Camino de Ronda and Fishing Charters & Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Sant Feliu de Guixols) and Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar). The adventure continues: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, visit Las Ramblas, and make a trip to Casa Batllo.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Barcelona road trip planner.

You can fly from Seville to Barcelona in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. While traveling from Seville, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Marseille, France

— 4 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Popular historic sites such as Palais des Papes and Abbaye Saint Victor are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Plage de Cavaliere and Scuba & Snorkeling. Venture out of the city with trips to Plage du Capelan (in Bandol), Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Cassis) and La Calanque de Figuerolles (in La Ciotat). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, sample the fine beverages at Distillerie A. Blachere, steep yourself in history at Chateau d'Hyeres, and do a tasting at Domaine Sainte Marie.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Marseille online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Marseille takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Nice, France

— 5 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
You'll get in some beach time at Plage de Vergeron and Plage du Debarquement. Visiting Heraclee Beach and La Ponche Beach will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Golfe-Juan Vallauris), Cimetiere marin de Saint-Tropez (in Saint-Tropez) and La Croix-Valmer (Le Cap Lardier & Plage de Sylvabelle). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise de Biot, and get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Nice sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Marseille to Nice by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. May in Nice sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Escape the urban bustle at Colle del Gianicolo and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus. Venture out of the city with trips to Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, take a stroll through Trastevere, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rome road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Nice in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Rome, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to take a 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica of Santa Croce. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona and Pitti Palace. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano), Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Duomo di Siena (in Siena). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence online trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Florence, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Venice, Italy

— 4 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.
Popular historic sites such as Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica di San Marco and Piazza San Marco. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio, Arena di Verona, &more) and Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, steep yourself in history at Squero di San Trovaso, take in the spiritual surroundings of Campo del Ghetto, and admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

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You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Morocco travel guide

4.2
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.

Spain travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.

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.