46 days in Asia, Africa & Europe Itinerary

46 days in Asia, Africa & Europe Itinerary

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Singapore, Singapore
— 1 night
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Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
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Corfu Town, Greece
— 5 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Drive
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Donousa, Greece
— 2 nights
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Amorgos, Greece
— 3 nights
Ferry to Santorini, Taxi to Oia
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Oia, Greece
— 2 nights
Bus to Santorini, Fly to Venice
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Venice, Italy
Drive
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Lucca, Italy
— 5 nights
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Singapore, Singapore — 1 night

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Singapore trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Singapore is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Singapore Standard Time (SGT) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in August, expect Singapore to be much hotter, temps between 37°C and 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Cairo.
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Cairo, Egypt — 3 nights

More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Cairo trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Cairo takes 16.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Cairo is minus 6 hours. When traveling from Singapore in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cairo: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 30°C at night. You will leave for Corfu Town on the 14th (Sun).
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Corfu Town, Greece — 5 nights

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.
For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Corfu Town day trip planning site.

You can fly from Cairo to Corfu Town in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Cairo in August since evenings lows in Corfu Town dip to 25°C. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Athens.
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Find places to stay Aug 14 — 19:

Athens, Greece — 3 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You've added Theater of Dionysus, Roman Agora, Ancient Agora of Athens, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's much more to do: get outside with TennisInAthens, explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Athens trip builder app.

Fly from Corfu Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Corfu Town in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 29°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you're off to Donousa.
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Find places to stay Aug 19 — 22:

Donousa, Greece — 2 nights

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Donousa online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Donousa takes 8 hours. When traveling from Athens in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Donousa: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 28°C at night. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Amorgos.
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Amorgos, Greece — 3 nights

One of the Aegean's treasures, Amorgos remains relatively undiscovered by foreign travelers, despite the fact that it boasts a high concentration of ancient ruins and offers some of the finest rock-climbing opportunities in Greece.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Agia Anna Beach as well as Monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Amorgos tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by journey from Donousa to Amorgos takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Oia.
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Oia, Greece — 2 nights

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
On the 27th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, and then make a trip to Megalochori - Traditional Village. Keep things going the next day: indulge your senses at Kallisti Tours, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then don't miss a visit to Nikolaou Nomikou.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Oia trip builder.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Amorgos to Oia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In August in Oia, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Venice.
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Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Spas
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Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29:

Venice, Italy

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.
To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip maker tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Oia to Venice takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oia to Venice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oia in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Venice, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lucca.
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Lucca, Italy — 5 nights

Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucca trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Venice to Lucca by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You will leave for Florence on the 7th (Wed).
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Florence, Italy — 1 night

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence online trip maker.

Drive from Lucca to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Florence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Rome.
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Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:

Rome, Italy — 5 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Villa Borghese and Piazza del Popolo. Venture out of the city with trips to Culture Discovery Vacations - Cooking Classes & Vacations (in Soriano nel Cimino), Macchina di Santa Rosa (in Viterbo) and Grotte Dell'Arco (in Bellegra). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastero Di S.Benedetto, make a trip to Arch of Constantino, admire the natural beauty at Monte Pincio, and examine the collection at Complesso del Vittoriano.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary site.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 13th (Tue), you're off to Marrakech.
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Find places to stay Sep 8 — 13:

Marrakech, Morocco — 5 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Walking tours and Balloon Rides. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Marrakech trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Rome to Marrakech in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Rome in September, expect nights in Marrakech to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Barcelona.
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Find places to stay Sep 13 — 18:

Barcelona, Spain — 5 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey and Montana de Montserrat.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona online trip maker.

You can fly from Marrakech to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Marrakech to Barcelona is 1 hour. While traveling from Marrakech, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 21°C. On the 23rd (Fri), you're off to home.
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Find places to stay Sep 18 — 23:
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Cairo Governorate travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Safaris · Sacred & Religious Sites
Cairo Governorate is the most populated of the governorates of Egypt. Its capital, the city of Cairo, is the national capital of Egypt, and is part of the Greater Cairo metropolitan area. Because it is completely urbanized, the governorate is considered a city proper, and functions as a municipality. However, there are uninhabited desert areas.Parts of the governorate were separated in April 2008 to form the Helwan Governorate (reincorporated into the Cairo Governorate in April 2011).

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Corfu travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Specialty Museums
Island of the Phaeacians
Designated as a World Heritage Site, Corfu retains many reminders of the island's Venetian, British, and French heritage.The northernmost of the Ionian Islands, the mild-weathered city made it into mythology as the idyllic place where Poseidon enjoyed marital bliss with the nymph Korkyra. Allegedly named after this mythical beauty, the island offers a blend of well-developed seaside areas and pristine mountain ranges, popular with both package tourists and casual backpackers. The island's top attraction remains the pleasant city of Corfu, an architectural gem made for sightseeing on foot. The island also serves as a convenient jumping-off point for tours of the Albanian and Italian coastlines.
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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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City of Venice travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Bodies of Water · Historic Walking Areas
Venice is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. It is situated across a group of 118 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by bridges, of which there are 400. The islands are located in the shallow Venetian Lagoon, an enclosed bay that lies between the mouths of the Po and the Piave Rivers. Parts of Venice are renowned for the beauty of their settings, their architecture, and artwork. The lagoon and a part of the city are listed as a World Heritage Site.In 2014, 264,579 people resided in Comune di Venezia, of whom around 55,000 live in the historic city of Venice (Centro storico). Together with Padua and Treviso, the city is included in the Padua-Treviso-Venice Metropolitan Area (PATREVE), with a total population of 2.6 million. PATREVE is a statistical metropolitan area without any degree of autonomy.The name is derived from the ancient Veneti people who inhabited the region by the 10th century BC. The city was historically the capital of the Republic of Venice. Venice has been known as the "La Dominante," "Serenissima," "Queen of the Adriatic," "City of Water," "City of Masks," "City of Bridges," "The Floating City," and "City of Canals."

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Province of Lucca travel guide

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Landmarks · Historic Sites · Observation Decks
Lucca is a city and comune in Tuscany, Central Italy, on the Serchio, in a fertile plain near the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is the capital of the Province of Lucca. It is famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls.

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Province of Florence travel guide

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Art Museums · Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks
Florence is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany and of the Metropolitan City of Florence. It is the most populous city in Tuscany, with 383,083 inhabitants (as at 2013), expanding to over 1,520,000 in the metropolitan area.Florence was a centre of medieval European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities of that era. It is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, and has been called "the Athens of the Middle Ages". A turbulent political history includes periods of rule by the powerful Medici family and numerous religious and republican revolutions. From 1865 to 1871 the city was the capital of the recently established Kingdom of Italy. The Florentine dialect forms the base of Standard Italian and it became the language of culture throughout Italy due to the prestige of the masterpieces by Dante Alighieri, Petrarch, Giovanni Boccaccio, Niccolò Machiavelli and Francesco Guicciardini.The city attracts millions of tourists each year, and the Historic Centre of Florence was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982. The city is noted for its culture, Renaissance art and architecture and monuments. The city also contains numerous museums and art galleries, such as the Uffizi Gallery and the Palazzo Pitti, and still exerts an influence in the fields of art, culture and politics. Due to Florence's artistic and architectural heritage, it has been ranked by Forbes as one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

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