20 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

20 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Start: Barranquilla, Colombia
Fly:  21 h 30 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  19 h
End: Barranquilla, Colombia

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Prado National Museum, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena, and other attractions. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, admire the local landmark of Plaza de Cibeles, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and see where the action happens at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Madrid trip planner.

Barranquilla, Colombia to Madrid is an approximately 17- hour flight. Traveling from Barranquilla to Madrid, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Barranquilla in October, plan for slightly colder days in Madrid, with highs around 26°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 13°C. On the 23rd (Tue), you're off to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia ©
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Plaza de Cataluna, Parc de Montjuic, El Puerto de Barcelona, and other attractions you added. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip builder website.

Take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Barcelona

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Museu Picasso ©
Museu Picasso
Parc de Montjuic ©
Parc de Montjuic

2
nights
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.
To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Marrakech trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Marrakech takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Marrakech due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in October, expect nights in Marrakech to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 35°C. You'll set off for Paris on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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3
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.
You've added Parc du Champ de Mars, Luxembourg Gardens, Pantheon, and other attractions to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and make a trip to Place de la Concorde.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Marrakech to Paris in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Marrakech in October, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Paris: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 10°C at night. You will leave for Rome on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Musee de l'Orangerie ©
Musee de l'Orangerie

3
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 ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in November: highs in Rome hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. On the 4th (Sun), you'll travel to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican Museums
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Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Florence attractions planning tool.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 6th (Tue), you're off to Madrid.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid
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You can fly from Florence to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. On the 7th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Madrid

Nightlife Tours Historic Sites
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