30 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

30 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
3
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
4
Seville, Spain
— 4 nights
5
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
7
Cairo, Egypt
— 4 nights

3
nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, take a stroll around Palacio da Bolsa, explore the activities along Douro River, and shop like a local with Livraria Lello.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Porto road trip tool.

Vancouver, Canada to Porto is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to Porto. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Tours Outdoors
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Museu Serralves ©
Museu Serralves
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Walking tours

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). Next up on the itinerary: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da ursa, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon sightseeing tool.

Getting from Porto to Lisbon by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Porto in August: highs in Lisbon hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

3
nights
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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the striking features of Koutoubia Mosque, examine the collection at Marrakech Museum, and steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Marrakech trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Marrakech in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Lisbon in August, with highs in Marrakech at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seville: Ronda (Dona Felisa Winery, Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, experience the excitement of Quirobell., and don't miss a visit to Torre del Oro.

For photos and more tourist information, use the Seville tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Seville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Marrakech to Seville. When traveling from Marrakech in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Seville: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Fun & Games Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ronda
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Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Explore Madrid's surroundings by going to Toledo (Senda Ecologica de Toledo, Catedral Primada, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and don't miss a visit to Cuartel del Conde Duque.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Madrid tour planner.

Getting from Seville to Madrid by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Toledo
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

5
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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, stroll around Parc Guell, and take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona holiday maker website.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in August, you will find days in Barcelona are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

4
nights
Cairo, Egypt

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, stroll the grounds of Tomb of Shah of Iran, and delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairo trip maker.

Fly from Barcelona to Cairo in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Cairo is 1 hour. In August, Cairo is somewhat warmer than Barcelona - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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Photography Tours
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities

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