36 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

36 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Perpignan, France
— 7 nights
Drive
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly
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Granada, Spain
— 2 nights
Bus to Malaga, Fly to Rabat
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Rabat, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Casablanca, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly
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Tangier, Morocco
— 1 night
Fly
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Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive
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Armacao de Pera, Portugal
— 10 nights
Drive
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Seville, Spain
— 1 night
Train
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Bilbao, Spain
— 1 night
Drive
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Biarritz, France
— 1 night
Fly
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Perpignan, France — 7 nights

Perpignan is a city, a commune, and the capital of the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedrale St-Jean and Chateau de Queribus. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Riverchurch and Cathedrale St-Just. Get out of town with these interesting Perpignan side-trips: Beziers (The nine Locks of Fonseranes & Paroisse Saint Nazaire), Site House, Museum Of Catalan boats (in Port-Vendres) and Fort Saint-Elme (in Collioure). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Castillet, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Royale de Collioure, explore the engaging exhibits at L'Aude en liberte, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Fontfroide.

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London, UK to Perpignan is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also fly; or take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Perpignan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in June; daily highs in Perpignan reach 31°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Barcelona.
Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Fun & Games
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 22:

Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get some cultural insight at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo. Popular historic sites such as El Barri Gòtic and Barcelona Cathedral are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: walk around Parc Guell, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, and get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona day trip planning website.

Getting from Perpignan to Barcelona by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to fly to Granada.
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 25:

Granada, Spain — 2 nights

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Los Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana and Museo de Nerja will appeal to museum buffs. Alhambra and Galeria Alea are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Granada, make a side trip to see Fundación Cueva de Nerja in Nerja, approximately Nerja away. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin, see the interesting displays at Palacio de los Olvidados, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada, and contemplate the long history of Mirador de San Nicolas.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Granada online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Granada in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in June, you will find days in Granada are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are a bit cooler (19°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Rabat.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:

Rabat, Morocco — 2 nights

On a vacation in Rabat, a World Heritage Site and Morocco's capital, you can discover the city's long and rich history while enjoying a laidback atmosphere, less touristy than in the booming Casablanca and Marrakech.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan Tower, get a new perspective on nature at Musee De l'Abeille Vivante, then steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, and finally look for gifts at Au Grain de Sesame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Chellah, then admire the masterpieces at Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art, and then examine the collection at Poupees du Monde.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rabat trip maker app.

Getting from Granada to Rabat by combination of bus and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Granada to Rabat, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Granada in June, plan for little chillier days in Rabat, with highs around 28°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Casablanca.
Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping
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Find places to stay Jun 27 — 29:

Casablanca, Morocco — 2 nights

The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
On the 30th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Villa des Arts de Casablanca, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, and then see the interesting displays at Dar Al Ala.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Casablanca trip builder tool.

You can drive from Rabat to Casablanca in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Casablanca when traveling from Rabat in June, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can fly to Tangier.
Museums · Historic Sites
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Highlights from your trip

Tangier, Morocco — 1 night

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): make a trip to Musee de la Kasbah, make a trip to Tangier Casbah, then see the interesting displays at Tangier American Legation Museum, and finally Head underground at Hercules Cave.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tangier trip planner.

Fly from Casablanca to Tangier in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Tangier are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Seville.
Nature · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 2:

Seville, Spain — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): walk around Parque de Maria Luisa, contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, then catch a live event at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, then see the interesting displays at Las Duenas Palace, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol). Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, admire the landmark architecture of Torre del Oro, steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tangier to Seville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. When traveling from Tangier in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seville: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Armacao de Pera.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Armacao de Pera, Portugal — 10 nights

Armação de Pêra is a Portuguese parish in the municipality of Silves. Museu da Escrita do Sudoeste and Leonel Telo- ceramica- will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museu Municipal de Aljustrel MuMA and Castelo de Beja. Get out of town with these interesting Armacao de Pera side-trips: Castro Verde (Museu da Lucerna & Basilica Real de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao), Museu Severo Portela (in Almodovar) and Arte Bongard (in Monchique). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 5th (Tue) at Slide & Splash - Parque Aquatico - Water Slide Park. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 11th (Mon) at Aqualand Algarve. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Marinha, trek along Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos, pause for some serene contemplation at Misericordia Church, and explore the striking landscape at Algar Seco.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Armacao de Pera trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Seville to Armacao de Pera takes 2.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Seville to Armacao de Pera is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Seville in July, you will find days in Armacao de Pera are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Seville.
Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 14:

Seville, Spain — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): wander the streets of Triana and then take a stroll through Centro Historico de Sevilla.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Seville travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Armacao de Pera to Seville takes 2.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Armacao de Pera in July, you will find days in Seville are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Bilbao.
Neighborhoods
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Bilbao, Spain — 1 night

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and then get to know the fascinating history of Casco Viejo.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bilbao trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seville to Bilbao takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seville in July: high temperatures in Bilbao hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Biarritz.
Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 16:

Biarritz, France — 1 night

A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
On the 16th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste, then visit a coastal fixture at Phare de Biarritz, then get great views at Rocher de la Vierge, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium de Biarritz.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Biarritz travel route planning site.

You can drive from Bilbao to Biarritz in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July in Biarritz, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Paris.
Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:

Paris, France — 3 nights

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.
Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Paris online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Biarritz to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Paris, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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