32 days in Europe, Asia & Africa Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Madrid, Spain
Fly
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Tel Aviv, Israel
— 3 nights
Fly
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Aqaba, Jordan
— 1 night
Drive
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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
Bus to Amman Abdali Terminal, Fly to Jerusalem
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Jerusalem, Israel
— 4 nights
Fly
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Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
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Malaga, Spain
— 6 nights
Drive
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Lagos, Portugal
— 6 nights
Fly
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Nice, France
— 5 nights
Fly
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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Walking tours. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then make a trip to Plaza de Oriente.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Madrid trip planner.

If you are flying in from Argentina, the closest major aiport is Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. In April, daily temperatures in Madrid can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Tel Aviv.
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Tours
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 22:

Tel Aviv, Israel — 3 nights

White City

Called the "White City" thanks to the color of its World Heritage-listed architectural landmarks, Tel Aviv serves as Israel's modern and cosmopolitan second city.
Tel Aviv is known for sightseeing, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Yarkon River and Park Hayarkon, don't miss a visit to Jaffa Port, pick up some local products at Sarona Market, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Carmel Market (Shuk Ha'Carmel).

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tel Aviv day trip planning app.

You can fly from Madrid to Tel Aviv in 8.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Israel Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Madrid in April, things will get a bit warmer in Tel Aviv: highs are around 26°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Aqaba.
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Shopping · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 24:

Aqaba, Jordan — 1 night

Bride of the Red Sea

Jordan's only coastal and port city, Aqaba offers a wide range of water-related activities offshore to accompany its mix of historic buildings back on land.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach and then get outside with Berenice Beach Club. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then don't miss a visit to Sharif Hussein Bin Ali.

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

You can fly from Tel Aviv to Aqaba in 8 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in April; daily highs in Aqaba reach 38°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.
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Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 26:

Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan

Visitors flock to Wadi Musa to witness the rose colored rock-carved temples and tombs of Petra, the famous ancient city and World Heritage Site.
For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Petra - Wadi Musa trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Aqaba to Petra - Wadi Musa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. On the 26th (Wed), you'll travel to Jerusalem.
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Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks
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Jerusalem, Israel — 4 nights

Holy City

Few places in the world boast such a long history and such a rich multiethnic culture as Jerusalem, a city sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians.
Jerusalem is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, contemplate the long history of Western Wall, see the interesting displays at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Western Wall Tunnels.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Jerusalem travel route planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Petra - Wadi Musa to Jerusalem in 6.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Jerusalem are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Cairo.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 26 — May 1:

Cairo, Egypt — 3 nights

City of a Thousand Minarets

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.
Cairo is known for museums, wildlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around Al-Azhar Park.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cairo journey tool.

Getting from Jerusalem to Cairo by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Jerusalem in May, expect nights in Cairo to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. On the 4th (Thu), you'll travel to Madrid.
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Parks
Find places to stay May 1 — 4:
Highlights from your trip

Madrid, Spain — 1 night

Cultural Capital of Spain

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Madrid trip planner.

You can fly from Cairo to Madrid in 8 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairo in May: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 28°C and lows are around 13°C. On the 5th (Fri), you'll travel to Malaga.
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Nightlife · Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay May 4 — 5:

Malaga, Spain — 6 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
You've now added Tour Andalucia to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Malaga side-trips: Nerja (Fundación Cueva de Nerja & Church of El Salvador) and Ronda (Puente Nuevo & Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor). There's still lots to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, steep yourself in history at Malaga Cathedral, explore the galleries of Alcazaba, and step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Gibralfaro.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Malaga trip planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Malaga in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in May since evenings lows in Malaga dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lagos.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Wineries
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 5 — 11:

Lagos, Portugal — 6 nights

Jewel of the Algarve

The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres), Centro Historico de Albufeira (in Albufeira) and Praia da Falesia (in Olhos de Agua). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Zoomarine Algarve, take in the waterfront at Alvor Boardwalk, kick back and relax at Praia Da Rocha, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town Faro.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lagos trip builder website.

You can drive from Malaga to Lagos in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Malaga to Lagos is minus 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Lagos can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Nice.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
Side Trips
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Nice, France — 5 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: La Croisette (in Cannes) and Musee Picasso (in Antibes). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Old Town, don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya, and steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Lagos to Nice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lagos to Nice is 1 hour. When traveling from Lagos in May, plan for slightly colder days in Nice, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Madrid.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 17 — 22:

Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip app.

Getting from Nice to Madrid by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in May, expect nights in Madrid to be little chillier, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C.
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Nightlife · Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping
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