60 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

60 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Start: Philadelphia, United States
Fly:  14 h
1
Funchal, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h
2
Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Seville, Spain
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Escaldes-Engordany, Andorra
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
7
Marseille, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Nice, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  30 min
9
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
Genoa, Italy
— 7 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
11
Braies, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
12
Venice, Italy
— 8 nights
Drive:  3 h
13
City of San Marino, San Marino
— 1 night
+3
Bus + Train + Shuttle + Fly:  8 h
14
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Philadelphia, United States

2
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Funchal, Portugal

The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Pico do Arieiro and Ponta de Sao Lourenco. Take a break from the city and head to Cabo Girao and Off-Road Tours. There's still lots to do: fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience and admire the natural beauty at Monte Palace Madeira.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Funchal trip planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Funchal is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Philadelphia to Funchal, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Funchal are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Funchal

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ponta de Sao Lourenco, Cabo Girao
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Swim with Dolphins
Ponta de Sao Lourenco ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco
Cabo Girao ©
Cabo Girao

4
nights
Marrakech, Morocco

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech and Medersa Ben Youssef. Get some historical perspective at Koutoubia Mosque and Palacio da Bahia. There's lots more to do: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, make a trip to Medina of Marrakesh, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, and steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Marrakech trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Funchal to Marrakech in 8 hours. Traveling from Funchal in May, you will find days in Marrakech are a bit warmer (86°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Balloon Rides
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

5
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Popular historic sites such as Plaza de España and Royal Alcázar of Seville are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Barrio Santa Cruz and Casa de Pilatos. Change things up with these side-trips from Seville: Cordoba (Roman Bridge, Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, &more) and Ronda (Reservatauro Ronda, Paddock Paradise Ronda, &more). There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla and catch a live event at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Seville tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Seville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Marrakech to Seville is 1 hour. While traveling from Marrakech, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Seville, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Cordoba, Ronda
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

5
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace of Madrid and Alcazar of Segovia. Prado National Museum and Catedral de Segovia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Toledo (Museo de Santa Cruz, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more) and Avila (Cathedral of Avila & The Walls of Avila). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Templo de Debod, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and examine the collection at Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Madrid attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Seville to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Seville in May, expect little chillier with lows of 52°F in Madrid. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Toledo, Segovia, Avila
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Templo de Debod ©
Templo de Debod
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Fishing Charters & Tours and Camino de Ronda. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Dali Theatre-Museum (in Figueres), Girona Cathedral (Catedral) (in Girona) and Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar). The adventure continues: stop by El Barri Gòtic, stroll around Parc Guell, explore the galleries of Parc de Montjuic, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Escaldes-Engordany.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Dali Theatre-Museum, Girona Cathedral (Catedral), Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey, Camino de Ronda, Vila Vella (Old Town)
Find places to stay May 17 — 23:
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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey ©
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

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night
Escaldes-Engordany, Andorra

Escaldes-Engordany ©
Boasting a host of hot springs and just a stone's throw away from the capital, Les Escalades is a popular choice for those who want some rest and relaxation after hitting the slopes or the stores.
On the 24th (Tue), head outdoors with Grandvalira, then pause for some serene contemplation at Esglesia de Sant Miquel d'Engolasters, and then appreciate the views at Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Escaldes-Engordany holiday maker.

Drive from Barcelona to Escaldes-Engordany in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Escaldes-Engordany

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Esglesia de Sant Miquel d'Engolasters
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Grandvalira ©
Grandvalira
Esglesia de Sant Miquel d'Engolasters ©
Esglesia de Sant Miquel d'Engolasters
Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley ©
Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley

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nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Step off the beaten path and head to Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations and Cathédrale La Major. Escape the urban bustle at Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau and Foret de Roustagnon. Get out of town with these interesting Marseille side-trips: Sentier Jean Francois Jube (in Le Pradet), Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence) and Hyeres (Notre Dame de Consolation & Eglise Anglicane). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, head outdoors with Promenade a Cheval La Marisma, steep yourself in history at Paul Cezanne’s Studio, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Marseille tour website.

Drive from Escaldes-Engordany to Marseille in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and train. In May, daily temperatures in Marseille can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bandol, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Aix-en-Provence, Hyeres, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau ©
Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau

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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.
Saint-Paul de Vence and Palais Lascaris are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Les Balcons du Cap Roux. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste (in Coaraze), Chapelle Saint-Francois de Paule (in Frejus) and Utelle (Église Saint Veran & La Madone d'Utelle). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs, make a trip to Cathedrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption d`Entrevaux, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Peace Abbey.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nice online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Nice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Nice, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

St-Paul-de-Vence, Entrevaux, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Sainte-Maxime, Utelle
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 4:
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Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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nights
Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
On the 5th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Jardin du Casino, get to know the fascinating history of Casino Square, explore the historical opulence of Prince's Palace, then examine the collection at The Private Collection of Antique Cars of H.S.H. Prince Rainier III, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Jardin Exotique de Monaco. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with Les Grands Chais Monegasques, steep yourself in history at Vieux Monaco, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, and finally take in the waterfront at Monte Carlo Harbor.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Monte-Carlo trip planner.

Monte-Carlo is just a short distance from Nice. In June in Monte-Carlo, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Monaco-Ville, Jardin Exotique de Monaco
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Jardin Exotique de Monaco ©
Jardin Exotique de Monaco
Vieux Monaco ©
Vieux Monaco
Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee

7
nights
Genoa, Italy

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Explore hidden gems such as Duomo di Pisa and Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Boccadasse and Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Genoa: Grotte di Toirano (in Toirano), Albenga (Centro Storico di Albenga & Cattedrale di San Michele Arcangelo) and Budello di Alassio (in Alassio). Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Cathedral of Cremona, contemplate the long history of La Bollente, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Grinzane Cavour, and stroll the grounds of Camposanto.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Genoa trip maker site.

You can drive from Monte-Carlo to Genoa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Braies.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Pisa, Cinque Terre, Grinzane Cavour, Albenga, Castello di Castano
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 13:
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Grotte di Toirano ©
Grotte di Toirano
Castello di Rivalta ©
Castello di Rivalta
Castello di Grinzane Cavour ©
Castello di Grinzane Cavour

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night
Braies, Italy

Braies ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Dobbiaco, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Escursione sul Monte Specie, and then explore the activities along Lago di Braies.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Braies trip planner.

Drive from Genoa to Braies in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Genoa in June, expect nights in Braies to be a bit cooler, around 60°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 84°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Braies

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Lago di Dobbiaco
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Lago di Braies ©
Lago di Braies

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St Mark's Campanile and Basilica of St. Anthony. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: La Cinta Muraria - Camminamento di Ronda (in Cittadella), Padua (Scoletta del Santo & Ragione Palace) and Mantua (Camera degli Sposi, Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova, &more). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, make a trip to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and get to know the fascinating history of Via delle Volte.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Venice journey planner.

Traveling by car from Braies to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to City of San Marino.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ferrara, Verona, Mantua, Brescia, Padua
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
La Cinta Muraria - Camminamento di Ronda ©
La Cinta Muraria - Camminamento di Ronda
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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City of San Marino, San Marino

City of San Marino ©
The capital of one of the world's smallest and oldest republics, the hillside city of San Marino boasts a World Heritage-listed old town that's known for its winding cobblestone streets and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Cesta Tower, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Titan, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica del Santo Marino, contemplate the long history of Piazza della Liberta, then step into the grandiose world of Guaita, and finally contemplate the long history of Montale Tower.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our City of San Marino trip planner.

Getting from Venice to City of San Marino by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. June in City of San Marino sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in City of San Marino

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Guaita ©
Guaita
Cesta Tower ©
Cesta Tower
Montale Tower ©
Montale Tower

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nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge. Do some cultural sightseeing at Belém Tower and Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Basilica da Santissima Trindade (in Fatima), Evora (Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) & Capela dos Ossos) and Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Batalha Monastery, admire the landmark architecture of Panteao Nacional, get to know the fascinating history of Miradouro de Santa Luzia, and don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from City of San Marino to Lisbon takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from City of San Marino to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fatima, Evora, Sintra, Batalha Monastery
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima ©
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos

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