57 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

57 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Aarau, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to King Shaka International Airport, Drive to Port Shepstone
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Port Shepstone, South Africa
— 1 night
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Drive to King Shaka International Airport, Fly to Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Drive to Senlis
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Senlis, France
— 5 nights
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Drive to Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Fly to Manchester Airport, Drive to Sheffield
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Drive to Manchester Airport, Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Winterthur
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Winterthur, Switzerland
— 6 nights
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Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Drive to Meaux
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Meaux, France
— 1 night
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Waldshut-Tiengen, Germany
— 1 night
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Basel, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 7 nights
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Hyeres, France
— 8 nights
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Montpellier, France
— 6 nights
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Prostejov, Czech Republic
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Aarau, Switzerland — 4 nights

Aarau is a town, a municipality, and the capital of the northern Swiss canton of Aargau. Aargauer Kunsthaus and Hallwyl Castle will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wildegg Castle and MUZOO - Zoo du Bois du Petit-Chateau. Change things up with these side-trips from Aarau: Musee International d'Horlogerie (in La Chaux-de-Fonds), SwissSafari GmbH (in Wolfisberg) and CHEZ Camille Bloch (in Courtelary). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Peakdivers, see the interesting displays at Naturama Aargau, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Lenzburg, and identify plant and animal life at Heiternplatz.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Aarau route planning app.

Male, Italy to Aarau is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Male in June, expect Aarau to be slightly colder, temps between 27°C and 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Shepstone.
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Find places to stay Jun 13 — 17:

Port Shepstone, South Africa — 1 night

Port Shepstone is a town situated on the mouth of the largest river on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, the Mzimkulu River (the great home of all rivers). On the 18th (Sat), buy something for everyone on your list at Oribi Plaza. Here are some ideas for day two: get close to the beloved marine mammals with C-Freaks Tours & Sightseeing.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Shepstone tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Aarau to Port Shepstone. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Aarau to Port Shepstone. June in Port Shepstone sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Senlis.
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Find places to stay Jun 18 — 19:
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Senlis, France — 5 nights

Let the collections at Musee de Picardie and Maison de Jules Verne capture your imagination. Visit Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial and Chapelle Royale Saint-Frambourg for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Senlis: Amiens (Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens & St-Leu), Musee Somme 1916 (in Albert) and Fouilloy (Sir John Monash Centre & Australian National Memorial).

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Senlis trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Port Shepstone to Senlis with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. June in Senlis sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sheffield.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Find places to stay Jun 20 — 25:

Sheffield, United Kingdom — 6 nights

A major industrial and cultural center, Sheffield is renowned for its green open spaces, art galleries, and state-of-the-art sports facilities.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Railway Museum and Chatsworth House. Popular historic sites such as Eyam Museum and Cathedral Church of St. Peter and St. Paul are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sheffield: York Bird of Prey Centre (in Huby), White Peakhouse Gallery (in Bakewell) and Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at National Centre for Birds of Prey, get engrossed in the history at Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre, and shop like a local with Bils & Rye Ltd.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sheffield online visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Senlis to Sheffield with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Senlis to Sheffield is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Senlis in June, plan for slightly colder days in Sheffield, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Winterthur.
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Find places to stay Jun 25 — Jul 1:

Winterthur, Switzerland — 6 nights

Winterthur is a city in the canton of Zürich in northern Switzerland. Get a sense of the local culture at Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR and Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch. Kunstmuseum Appenzell and Uhren Sammlung Kellenberger will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Winterthur's surroundings by going to Appenzell (St Mauritius Church & Museum Appenzell). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Gewerbemuseum Winterthur, take in panoramic vistas at Eschenbergturm, trek along Winterthur Trail, and engage your brain at Swiss Science Center Technorama.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Winterthur day trip site.

Explore your travel options from Sheffield to Winterthur with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sheffield in July; daily highs in Winterthur reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Meaux.
Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Nature
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Find places to stay Jul 1 — 7:

Meaux, France — 1 night

Meaux is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in the metropolitan area of Paris, France. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Etienne and then take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Grande Guerre. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Parc Naturel du Patis, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, and then contemplate the long history of Les Souterrains de Provins.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Meaux trip itinerary site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Winterthur to Meaux. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Waldshut-Tiengen.
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Find places to stay Jul 7 — 8:

Waldshut-Tiengen, Germany — 1 night

Waldshut-Tiengen is a city in southwestern Baden-Württemberg right at the Swiss border. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): hike along Schluchtensteig, then step into the grandiose world of Burg Küssaberg, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Liebfrauenkirche.

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Traveling by car from Meaux to Waldshut-Tiengen takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Waldshut-Tiengen are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Basel.
Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors · Parks
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Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:
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Basel, Switzerland — 5 nights

Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Landesmuseum. You'll explore and learn at Basel Historical Museum - Haus zum Kirschgarten and Museum Kleines Klingental. Get out of town with these interesting Basel side-trips: Chapel Bridge (in Lucerne), Zurich (Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum & Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Basel Paper Mill - Swiss Museum for Paper, Writing and Printing, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Offene Kirche Elisabethen, see the interesting displays at Basel Historical Museum – Museum of Music, and get a taste of the local shopping with Art Basel.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Basel trip planner.

Drive from Waldshut-Tiengen to Basel in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Basel are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Budapest.
Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Winter Sports
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Find places to stay Jul 10 — 15:

Budapest, Hungary — 7 nights

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). You'll explore and learn at House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Hungarian National Museum, pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest driving holiday tool.

Fly from Basel to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to fly to Hyeres.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 22:

Hyeres, France — 8 nights

Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Archaeological Site of Olbia - Town of Hyères and Eglise Anglicane. Site Memorial du Camp des Milles and Eglise Saint-Pierre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Hyeres side-trips: La Calanque de Figuerolles (in La Ciotat) and La Croix-Valmer (Pause Serenite & Le Cap Lardier). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Vertical Horizon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame de Consolation, explore the striking landscape at Sentier Jean Francois Jube, and get great views at Chateau d'Hyeres.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hyeres trip planner.

Fly from Budapest to Hyeres in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Hyeres, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Montpellier.
Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Find places to stay Jul 22 — 30:

Montpellier, France — 6 nights

"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Cité de Carcassonne and Cathedrale St. Pierre will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Musee Fabre and Bertrand Bosc. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Montpellier: Eglise Saint-Nazaire (in Carcassonne Center), Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau (in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer) and Avignon (Pont d'Avignon, Palais des Papes, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Musee Granet, steep yourself in history at Paul Cezanne’s Studio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise St-Trophime, and explore the world behind art at l'Atelier musee Fernand MICHEL Arts brut et singulier.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Montpellier trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Hyeres to Montpellier in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Montpellier are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Prostejov.
Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
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Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 5:

Prostejov, Czech Republic — 2 nights

Prostějov is a city in the Olomouc Region of the Czech Republic, in the historical region of Moravia. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stroll around Park Kvetna Zahrada, step into the grandiose world of Kroměříž Archbishop's Palace, and then take an in-depth tour of Muzeum Karla Kryla. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Punkva Caves, then identify plant and animal life at Moravian Karst, and then explore the striking landscape at Propast Macocha.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Prostejov trip planner.

Drive from Montpellier to Prostejov in 16 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Montpellier in August; daily highs in Prostejov reach 30°C and lows reach 15°C. You will leave for home on the 8th (Mon).
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums
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Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8: