60 days in South Pacific, Europe & Africa Itinerary

60 days in South Pacific, Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Perth, Australia
— 1 day
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Amalfi, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Train to Firenze S.M.N., Tram to Florence, Fly to Portoferraio
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Portoferraio, Italy
— 5 nights
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Train to Zurich, Fly to Athens
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 4 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
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Otocac, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive to Zadar Airport, Fly to Dubrovnik
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 6 nights
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Oslo, Norway
Fly to Stord, Ferry to Odda
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Odda, Norway
— 5 nights
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Drive to Bergen Airport Flesland, Fly to Bodø Airport, Drive to Henningsvaer
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Henningsvaer, Norway
— 4 nights
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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Bus to Inverness, Fly to Lisbon
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
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Essaouira, Morocco
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Perth, Australia — 1 day

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Matilda Bay Reserve.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Perth online itinerary builder.

Canberra to Perth is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Canberra in September, with highs in Perth at 24°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 1 night

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 16th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Colle del Gianicolo and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Perth to Rome in 23 hours. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Perth to Rome due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Perth in September, with highs in Rome at 32°C and lows at 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Amalfi.
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Amalfi, Italy — 2 nights

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 17th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, hike along Ravello - Atrani Walk, and then trek along Valle dei Mulini. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Sentiero dei Limoni, trek along Ravello-Minori Walk, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, then shop like a local with Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally admire the local landmark of Fontana sant'Andrea.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Amalfi trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Rome to Amalfi in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Rome in September since evenings lows in Amalfi dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

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.
On the 19th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then don't miss a visit to Dorsoduro, and then contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Campo Santa Margherita, don't miss a visit to Church of San Pantalon, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then stop by Cannaregio, then take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Venezia.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Venice online tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Amalfi to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. Traveling from Amalfi in September, Venice is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Portoferraio.
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Portoferraio, Italy — 5 nights

Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spiaggia Di Sansone and Spiaggia di Marina di Campo. Visiting Spiaggia di Cavoli and Spiaggia di Capo Bianco will get you outdoors. Explore Portoferraio's surroundings by going to Cavo (Cala delle Alghe & Cavo Beach). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Della Biodola, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Di Sottobomba, head outdoors with Spiaggia di Forno, and hike along Walking trail to Spiaggia della Biodola.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Portoferraio trip maker app.

You can do a combination of train, tram, and flight from Venice to Portoferraio in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grindelwald.
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Grindelwald, Switzerland — 4 nights

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Maennlichen Royal Walk and Via Ferrata. Get outdoors at Faulhorn and Allmendhubel. Get out of town with these interesting Grindelwald side-trips: Axalp (in Brienz) and 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn (in Murren). There's still lots to do: hike along Grosse Scheidegg, take in the awesome beauty at The Wetterhorn, explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake, and stop by Alpiglen.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Grindelwald day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Portoferraio to Grindelwald takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 2 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On your second day here, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, wander the streets of Plaka, and then take a stroll through Anafiotika.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary website.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Grindelwald to Athens in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In October in Athens, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Fira.
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Fira, Greece — 4 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kamari Beach and Vlychada Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Perissa Black Sand Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Step out of Fira with an excursion to Experience Horse Riding in Akrotiri--about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, indulge your senses at Santorini Wine Stories, and pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Fira holiday maker website.

Getting from Athens to Fira by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. October in Fira sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Zagreb.
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Zagreb, Croatia — 1 night

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, take a stroll through Lower Town, and then cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Zagreb trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Fira to Zagreb takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fira to Zagreb. Traveling from Fira in October, things will get slightly colder in Zagreb: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Otocac.
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Otocac, Croatia — 3 nights

Otočac is a town in Croatia, former bishopric and present Latin Catholic titular see. Explore hidden gems such as Velebit Association Kuterevo and Bear Sanctuary. Get outdoors at Premuzic Trail and Smit's Lake. Take a break from Otocac with a short trip to Ivanina Kuca Bajke in Ogulin, about 56 minutes away. It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Majerovo Vrilo.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Otocac tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zagreb to Otocac in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dubrovnik.
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Dubrovnik, Croatia — 3 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cavtat Old Town and Zarkovica Animal Shelter. Get in touch with nature at Srebreno Beach and Zipline. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Pile Gate, enjoy the sand and surf at Sveti Jakov Beach, see the interesting displays at Love Stories Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik day trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Otocac to Dubrovnik with the Route module. October in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can fly to Reykjavik.
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Reykjavik, Iceland — 6 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Step off the beaten path and head to Thingvellir National Park and National Museum of Iceland. Visiting Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours and Geothermal area krysuvik will get you outdoors. Step out of Reykjavik with an excursion to Oxararfoss in Thingvellir--about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on Dogsledding Iceland, explore the striking landscape at Langjokull Glacier, step off the mainland to explore Videy Island, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Tjornin.

To see where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik visit planner.

Fly from Dubrovnik to Reykjavik in 10 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dubrovnik to Reykjavik. When traveling from Dubrovnik in October, plan for colder days in Reykjavik, with highs around 9°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Oslo.
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Oslo, Norway

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Oslo online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Oslo takes 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Reykjavik in October, expect nights in Oslo to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 13°C. You'll set off for Odda on the 20th (Fri).
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Odda, Norway — 5 nights

Odda is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Norsk Natursenter - Hardanger and Roeldal Ski Resort. Get in touch with nature at Rossnos and Trolltunga Zippen. Change things up with these side-trips from Odda: Kvinnherad Golfklubb (in Husnes), Rosendal (Mykle Mikrobryggeri, Skalafjell (Sjethaug), &more) and Voringfossen (in Maurset). And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Tyssedal and Skjeggedal Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Vidfossen Waterfall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Monk Steps.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Odda trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Oslo to Odda takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Henningsvaer.
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Henningsvaer, Norway — 4 nights

You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Vagakallen. Take a break from the city and head to Lofoten Links and Holandsmelen Hiking Trail. Go for a jaunt from Henningsvaer to Gimsoysand to see Gimsoy Landhandel Lofoten about 36 minutes away.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Henningsvaer tour itinerary builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Odda to Henningsvaer. In October, daily temperatures in Henningsvaer can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Isle of Skye.
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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): view the masterpieces at Cath Waters Scottish Landscape Art Gallery, surround yourself with nature on Isle of Skye Wildlife Tours -Tours, and then stroll through Talisker Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Black Cuillin, take in the dramatic scenery at Lealt Falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Portree.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Isle of Skye trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Henningsvaer to Isle of Skye by car takes about 51 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Henningsvaer to Isle of Skye, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Henningsvaer in October: highs in Isle of Skye hover around 14°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 4 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore hidden gems such as Wine Tours & Tastings and Rua Augusta. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, snap pictures at Vasco da Gama Bridge, make a trip to Belém Tower, and pause for some photo ops at Arco do Triunfo.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon itinerary planning site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Isle of Skye to Lisbon in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Isle of Skye in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Marrakech.
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Marrakech, Morocco — 2 nights

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 in touch with nature at Safaris and Climbing Tours. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Balloon Rides and Arab Baths.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Marrakech holiday builder site.

You can fly from Lisbon to Marrakech in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Lisbon in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Marrakech, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Essaouira.
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Essaouira, Morocco — 2 nights

The laidback town of Essaouira, known for its forceful trade winds, attracts Moroccan and foreign tourists alike with its sweeping beaches and atmospheric, labyrinthine medina, a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): get outside with Outdoor Activities, then learn about winemaking at Le Val d'Argan, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally stop by Cooperative Marjana. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaim Pinto Synagogue and then ride a horse along Cheval Essaouira.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Essaouira attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Essaouira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
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Tuscany travel guide

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Landmarks · Art Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance
Known for its landscapes, traditions, and history, Tuscany possesses an unparalleled artistic legacy that continues to influence world culture. Regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, the region boasts a lengthy list of attractions, including world-class museums, art galleries, and archeological sites. With a distinct culture and a very strong linguistic identity, this region is sometimes referred to as a nation within a nation. A land of picture-postcard areas, Tuscany contains plenty of places to visit on your holiday, with seven World Heritage Sites, including the historic town centers of Florence and Siena. With more than 120 protected nature preserves, Tuscany is not only a land of culture and historic monuments, but also a great place to discover and enjoy the Italian outdoors. Take it slowly here (as the locals do), and give yourself plenty of time to get to know the local culture and cuisine of Tuscany's medieval towns and ancient villages.
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Santorini travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Ruins
Wine Island
Known for dramatic views and romantic sunsets, the island of Santorini draws visitors with its long string of black, white, and red beaches. The largest and most significant of a small group of volcanic islands located just 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece's mainland, Santorini boasts just over 15,000 permanent residents. Created by a massive volcanic eruption that likely destroyed a single large island, the archipelago still features an active volcano, which saw its last eruption in the 1950s. The easiest way to explore Santorini's craggy coastline is on foot. Start by visiting the archaeological sites on the island's southwestern side, which offer a chance to discover the area's ancient past with unobstructed views of the famed volcano.
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Central Croatia travel guide

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National Parks · Specialty Museums · Room Escape Games
The forested hills of Central Croatia support vineyards along its slopes, which fall gently into river valleys. The region features hiking, cycling, hunting, and sightseeing in the mainland dotted with romantic castles, Baroque churches, and monasteries. This area offers more than 350 registered cultural sites, as well as ethnographic villages and several places of religious pilgrimage. Join some of the well thought-out tours focused on folklore, naïve art, and old trades and traditions, such as gold panning. For a weekend trip, many visitors combine tasting local cuisine and premium wines with a visit to one of the countryside manor houses showcasing the region's wooden architecture. The lakes and rivers provide the chance to try rowing, rafting, and fishing. This region teems with stories and myths, such as the legend of dancing witches, but it also boasts modern amenities like ski resorts, health spas, and natural thermal springs.
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Iceland travel guide

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Waterfalls · Spas · Churches
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.
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Lofoten Islands travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums

Scotland travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.
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Morocco travel guide

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Flea Markets · Gardens · Historic Sites
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.
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