22 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

22 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

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1
Cairo, Egypt
— 1 day
2
Vietri sul Mare, Italy
— 1 night
3
Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Paris, France
— 4 nights
8
Maspalomas, Spain
— 3 nights

1
day
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, and then buy something for everyone on your list at City Stars Mall.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cairo trip planner.

If you are flying in from Egypt, the closest major aiport is Cairo International Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Cairo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Vietri sul Mare.

Things to do in Cairo

Shopping Museums
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Khan Al-Khalili ©
Khan Al-Khalili
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities

1
night
Vietri sul Mare, Italy

Vietri sul Mare ©
Vietri sul Mare is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of southern Italy. On the 2nd (Fri), view the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche, learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Lannio. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di castiglione, thenview the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, thenview the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Vietri sul Mare trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Cairo to Vietri sul Mare with the Route module. Traveling from Cairo to Vietri sul Mare, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in August, expect nights in Vietri sul Mare to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Spiaggia Lannio
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito

3
nights
Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
For shopping fun, head to Nana' Positano or Miniaci Art Gallery. Explore hidden gems such as Lido Capo di Conca and Marina di Praia Beach. Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi) and Lido di Ravello (in Castiglione). Next up on the itinerary: take advantage of the amenities at Fornillo and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Positano trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vietri sul Mare to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Positano are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Lido Capo di Conca, Lido di Ravello, Marina di Praia Beach
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, thenmake a trip to Trevi Fountain, and finally look for gifts at Serra. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Positano to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rome can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Piazza del Campo and Pitti Palace. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Siena (Duomo di Siena & Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

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Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Florence. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Siena, Guardastelle Vineyard
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Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cannaregio and Ponte dei Sospiri. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Venice can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

4
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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'll discover tucked-away gems like Saint Germain des Pres Quarter and Axo Plage. Head to Le Marais and Champs-Elyseesfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with a short trip to Chartres Cathedral in Chartres (about 1h 20 min away). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take in the views from Pont Alexandre III, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planning site.

Getting from Venice to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Venice in August, with highs in Paris at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Axo Plage, Chartres Cathedral
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis
Saint Germain des Pres Quarter ©
Saint Germain des Pres Quarter

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nights
Maspalomas, Spain

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Explore hidden gems such as Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas and Playa de Maspalomas. We've included these beaches for you: Las Canteras Beach and Playa de Mogan. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Amadores, look for gifts at The Mint Company Luxe Meloneras, and enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Maspalomas.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Maspalomas trip website.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Maspalomas takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Maspalomas. Traveling from Paris in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Maspalomas. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Las Canteras Beach, Playa de Mogan, Playa de Amadores, The Mint Company Luxe Meloneras
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Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas

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