59 days in Africa, Europe & Asia Itinerary

59 days in Africa, Europe & Asia Itinerary

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59 days in Africa, Europe & Asia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  20​h
1
Cairo, Egypt
— 10 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Naples, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
6
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Zagreb, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Osijek, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
9
Zadar, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
11
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
12
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
13
London, United Kingdom
— 8 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
14
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Melbourne, Australia

10
nights
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, then pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cairo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Melbourne, Australia to Cairo is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Cairo due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in July, with highs in Cairo at 41°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Giza, Step Pyramid of Djoser
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, and contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip planner.

Getting from Positano to Athens by combination of ferry, train, and flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Positano to Athens due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Speed Boats Tours (in Salerno) and Le Vigne di Raito (in Vietri sul Mare). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park, take an in-depth tour of Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Gennaro.

To find out how to plan a trip to Naples, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Naples takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Naples. Traveling from Athens in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 24°C in Naples. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Speed Boats Tours, Le Vigne di Raito, Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Speed Boats Tours

4
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rome day trip planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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.
Step out of Venice to go to Verona and see Arena di Verona, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo).

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Venice online journey planner .

Fly from Cairo to Venice in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Cairo to Venice, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cairo in July: high temperatures in Venice hover around 36°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Arena di Verona
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

4
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Here are some ideas for day two: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then get to know the fascinating history of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Zagreb sightseeing planner.

Take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Zagreb can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Osijek.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Walking tours
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Osijek, Croatia

Osijek ©
Osijek is the fourth largest city in Croatia with a population of 108,048 in 2011. Get out of town with these interesting Osijek side-trips: The Brod Fortress (in Slavonski Brod), Vukovar (Vukovar Water Tower, Vukovar Municipal Museum, & more) and Stari podrumi Ilok (in Ilok). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Kopacki Rit Nature Park, browse the different shops at Portanova, take in the history at Church of the Raising of the Holy Cross, and don't miss a visit to Red Fico.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Osijek route planner .

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Osijek takes 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Osijek are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Osijek

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vukovar, The Brod Fortress, Stari podrumi Ilok, Kopacki Rit Nature Park
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Stari podrumi Ilok ©
Stari podrumi Ilok
Ovcara Memorial Center ©
Ovcara Memorial Center
Memorijalno Groblje Vukovar ©
Memorijalno Groblje Vukovar

3
nights
Zadar, Croatia

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): make a trip to Paseo Maritimo and then don't miss a visit to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje).

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zadar day trip website .

You can drive from Krka National Park to Zadar in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Krka National Park in July since evenings lows in Zadar dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.
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Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)

3
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 7th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Roko, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then take an in-depth tour of Etnografski muzej Split, and finally delve into the distant past at Palazzo di Diocleziano. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, then contemplate the long history of Old Split, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Split online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Zadar to Split takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Zadar in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Split, with lows around 24°C. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

3
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, adventure, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, contemplate the long history of The Franciscan Church and Monastery, take in the exciting artwork at Art by Stjepko, and head off the coast to Island of Lokrum.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik online route planner .

Take a bus from Split to Dubrovnik in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Paris.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Tours Outdoors
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Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Paris day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Paris takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Dubrovnik in August, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 29°C and 16°C. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

8
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Take a break from London with a short trip to Stonehenge in Amesbury, about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read London travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Paris in August, you will find days in London are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Dubai.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Stonehenge
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

2
nights
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, buy something for everyone on your list at The Dubai Mall, and then look for gifts at Dubai Gold Souk. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Al Fahidi Fort, then cool off at Wild Wadi Waterpark, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mesquita Jumeirah.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Dubai online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from London to Dubai takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Gulf Standard Time is 4 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Dubai at 49°C and lows at 38°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Dubai

Shopping Theme Parks Museums
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall

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