29 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

29 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock route planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

29 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  25 h
1
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
3
Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  9 h 45 min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
8
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
9
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
10
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Sydney, Australia

3
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
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.
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Palais Lascaris will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Saint-Paul de Vence. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Lérins Islands (in Cannes), Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews (in La Napoule-Plage) and St-Paul-de-Vence (La Collegiale Saint Paul & Chapelle Des Pénitents Blancs). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, admire the masterpieces at Chapelle du Rosaire, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Nicholas Cathedral, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere du Chateau.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Nice is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Sydney to Nice, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in September, Nice is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

St-Paul-de-Vence, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, Chapelle du Rosaire, Lérins Islands
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan

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.
Musee d'Orsay and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Palace of Versailles and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Nice to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Nice in September, with highs in Paris at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
day
Chefchaouen, Morocco

Chefchaouen ©
Tourism in Chefchaouen, a picturesque town in the Rif mountain range, has been thriving for decades due to its scenic surroundings and buildings painted in a striking blue hue.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Chefchaouen attractions planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Paris to Chefchaouen takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Chefchaouen is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll explore and learn at Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Carmo Archaeological Museum. Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Park and National Palace of Pena, & more). It doesn't end there: take a stroll through Belém Tower and admire the landmark architecture of Panteao Nacional.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Lisbon online trip itinerary maker .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Chefchaouen to Lisbon in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In September, daytime highs in Lisbon are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

1
night
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Museu Serralves, snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then steep yourself in history at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally admire the striking features of Palacio da Bolsa.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Porto trip planner .

Getting from Lisbon to Porto by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in September; daily highs in Porto reach 27°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Museu Serralves ©
Museu Serralves
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Royal Palace of Madrid and Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. Step out of Madrid with an excursion to Catedral Primada in Toledo--about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, contemplate the long history of Casa de Campo, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cerralbo, and admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid road trip tool .

You can fly from Porto to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Porto in September: highs in Madrid hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

2
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.
On the 27th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo Picasso, then stroll around Parc Guell, and then appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona online trip planner .

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in September, Barcelona is a bit warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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.
Visit Vatican Museums and Palatine Hill for their historical value. Let the collections at Galleria Borghese and Musei Capitolini capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rome road trip site .

Fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in September, Rome is little chillier at night with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uffizi Galleries and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Museum-lovers will appreciate Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Basilica di Santa Croce. Go for a jaunt from Florence to Siena to see Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Florence travel planning tool .

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

4
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco. Museum-lovers will get to explore Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Museo Ebraico di Venezia. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica di Sant’Antonio). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, explore the activities along Canal Grande, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Campo del Ghetto.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Venice online visit planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Florence in October: highs in Venice hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Padua
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Similar Plans

33 days in France BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 31 days in France BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 30 days in Asia, Europe, Africa, South America, United States & South Pacific BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in Spain BY A USER FROM GERMANY September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in Spain BY A USER FROM HUNGARY August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 31 days in Frankfurt, Portugal & France BY A USER FROM VIETNAM June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in Europe BY A USER FROM IRAN July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM MEXICO June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in Spain BY A USER FROM HUNGARY August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Portugal, Greece & Cyprus BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
See more plans