10 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

10 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Start: Paris, France
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Marrakech, Morocco
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Paris, France

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nights
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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Paris online driving holiday planner.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, thenwander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, stroll around Parc Guell, and then make a trip to Las Ramblas.

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You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in August: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 33°C and lows are around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): stroll around Parque del Retiro, thenmake a trip to Plaza Mayor, and then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, thenexplore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid journey planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect nights in Madrid to be slightly colder, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

1
night
Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech
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.
On the 31st (Mon), browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, and then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Marrakech vacation website.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Marrakech takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Marrakech. While traveling from Madrid, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 44°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Marrakech

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
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Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 1st (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, thendon't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and finally pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, thendon't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, thenmake a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, Lisbon is a bit cooler than Marrakech - with highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

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