60 days in Europe, Africa & Asia Itinerary

60 days in Europe, Africa & Asia Itinerary

Make it your trip
Bus to Tallinn, Fly to Krakow
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Krakow, Poland
— 11 nights
Fly
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Pretoria, South Africa
— 9 nights
Drive to OR Tambo International Airport, Fly to Pavlodar
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Pavlodar, Kazakhstan
— 4 nights
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 10 nights
Fly to Cagliari Elmas Airport, Drive to San Gavino Monreale
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San Gavino Monreale, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive to Cagliari Elmas Airport, Fly to Geneva
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 8 nights
Drive
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Saint-Amand-Montrond, France
— 8 nights
Drive
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Lokeren, Belgium
— 3 nights

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Krakow, Poland — 11 nights

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square and Wawel Royal Castle for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Krakow to Podlesice to see Gora Zborow - Jaskinia Gleboka w Podlesicach about 1h 25 min away. Spend the 3rd (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, explore the galleries of Jagiellonian University Museum Collegium Maius, and explore the engaging exhibits at Krakow Arcade Museum.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Krakow trip builder tool.

Parnu, Estonia to Krakow is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Parnu to Krakow. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Parnu in January: highs in Krakow hover around 1°C, while lows dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Pretoria.
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Find places to stay Jan 1 — 12:

Pretoria, South Africa — 9 nights

A hub of research and education, Pretoria remains a quiet city filled with significant historic buildings and fascinating museums.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mandela House and Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct. Get a sense of the local culture at Apartheid Museum and Lesedi Cultural Village. Venture out of the city with trips to Lion and Safari Park (in Broederstroom), Hartbeesport Dam Wall (in Hartbeespoort) and Safaris (in Johannesburg). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Adventures with Elephants, see Scuba Crew, steep yourself in history at Union Buildings, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pretoria tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Krakow to Pretoria in 17 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Krakow to Pretoria due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Krakow in January, with highs in Pretoria at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Pavlodar.
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Find places to stay Jan 12 — 21:

Pavlodar, Kazakhstan — 4 nights

One of the country's main industrial, commercial, and cultural hubs, Pavlodar also ranks as one of the oldest cities in the north of the country, founded in 1720 as an Imperial Russian outpost.
Visit Cathedral of the Annunciation and Chapel of St. Nicholas for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Regional History Museum and Memorial'nyy Dom Muzey D.p. Bagayeva. There's much more to do: get outside with Zelenaya Roshha, browse the different shops at Batyr Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Roman Catholic Church of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus, and make a trip to Mashkhur-Jusup Mosque.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Pavlodar online tour itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pretoria to Pavlodar. The time zone difference when traveling from Pretoria to Pavlodar is 4 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Pretoria in January, with highs in Pavlodar at -14°C and lows at -25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.
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Find places to stay Jan 23 — 27:

Barcelona, Spain — 10 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll explore and learn at Museu Picasso and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats (in Riudellots de la Selva), Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya (in Girona) and Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, see the interesting displays at Joan Miro Foundation, sample some tasty brews at Trails & Culture, and admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Pavlodar to Barcelona in 14.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Pavlodar to Barcelona, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Pavlodar in January; daily highs in Barcelona reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to San Gavino Monreale.
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San Gavino Monreale, Italy — 2 nights

San Gavino Monreale is a comune in the Province of South Sardinia in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 45km northwest of Cagliari, and roughly halfway between the latter and the town of Oristano.San Gavino Monreale borders the following municipalities: Gonnosfanadiga, Pabillonis, Sanluri, Sardara, Villacidro. Get some historical perspective at Nuraghe Arrubiu and Castello di Sanluri Dei Conti Villa Santa. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chiesa di San Geminiano and San Pietro Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Gavino Monreale: Nuraghe Su Mulinu (in Villanovafranca), Casa Ruda (in Suelli) and Cantina Su'entu (in Sanluri). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Nostra Signora delle Grazie, step into the grandiose world of Castle of Sanluri, and contemplate the long history of Antica Casa Collu.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Gavino Monreale trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Barcelona to San Gavino Monreale. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in February, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Geneva.
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Geneva, Switzerland — 8 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Get some cultural insight at Chateau de Chillon and Chaplin's World. Get some historical perspective at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre and Maison Tavel. Venture out of the city with trips to Queen Studio Experience (in Montreux), Gruyeres (HR Giger Museum & Gruyeres Castle) and Lausanne (Cathedrale de Lausanne, The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, explore the activities along Lake Geneva, and engage your brain at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus).

Take the guesswork out of planning a Geneva vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from San Gavino Monreale to Geneva with the Route module. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Gavino Monreale in February: high temperatures in Geneva hover around 7°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Saint-Amand-Montrond.
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Find places to stay Feb 9 — 17:

Saint-Amand-Montrond, France — 8 nights

Get some cultural insight at Eglise Saint-Pierre de Chateloy and Musee de la Visitation. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chateau d'Herisson and Église Saint-Martin de Lurcy-Lévis. Explore Saint-Amand-Montrond's surroundings by going to Eglise de Notre-Dame de Gargilesse (in Gargilesse-Dampierre), Chateau de Crozant (in Crozant) and La Maison des Traditions de Chassignolles (in Chassignolles).

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Saint-Amand-Montrond driving holiday planner.

Getting from Geneva to Saint-Amand-Montrond by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. In February, daytime highs in Saint-Amand-Montrond are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lokeren.
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Lokeren, Belgium — 3 nights

Lokeren is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort Breendonk and Begijnhof. Appreciate the collections at Stadsmuseum Lokeren and Musee royal de Mariemont. Venture out of the city with trips to Relax Divers Meise (in Meise), Gaasbeek Castle (in Gaasbeek) and Belgian Beer Brewery Visit (in Bornem). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Molsbroek, indulge in some personalized pampering at Thermen Katara, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbey of Saint Peter and Paul.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lokeren trip planner.

You can drive from Saint-Amand-Montrond to Lokeren in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
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