55 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

55 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 6 nights
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly
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Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive
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La Condamine, Monaco
— 1 day
Drive
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly
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Malaga, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
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Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly
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Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive
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Szczecin, Poland
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates — 6 nights

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
When in Dubai, make a side trip to see Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, approximately Abu Dhabi away. Treat yourself to a day of pampering on the 30th (Sun) at some of the best spas. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, admire the landmark architecture of Emirates Towers, browse the different shops at The Dubai Mall, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Dubai International Airport, Sharjah International Airport, Al Maktoum International Airport and Ras Al Khaimah International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 49°C in July, and nighttime lows around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to fly to Mykonos Town.
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Spas · Shopping · Theme Parks · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 2:

Mykonos Town, Greece — 3 nights

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Mykonos Town is known for sightseeing, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: visit Little Venice, examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, and don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

For where to stay and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Dubai to Mykonos Town in 9.5 hours. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Dubai in August, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Mykonos Town: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to fly to Split.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 5:

Split, Croatia — 4 nights

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Venture out of the city with trips to Speed Boats Tours (in Trogir) and Krka National Park (in Skradin). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Diocletian's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and walk around Marjan Park.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Split trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Split in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mykonos Town to Split, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mykonos Town in August, Split is slightly colder at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.
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Parks · Transportation · Outdoors · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 9:

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia — 2 nights

Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Gavanovac Lake and then take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Slap. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Barac Caves.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Zagreb.
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Parks · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 11:

Zagreb, Croatia — 3 nights

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Zagreb is known for sightseeing, museums, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption, make a trip to Tkalciceva Street, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Zagreb trip planner.

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. August in Zagreb sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Venice.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 14:

Venice, Italy — 2 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Venice, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can fly to Rome.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

Rome, Italy — 4 nights

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

Before you visit Rome, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Venice to Rome by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.
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Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 20:

Florence, Italy — 4 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Piazza del Campo, &more) and Pisa (Piazza dei Miracoli, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Florence day trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in August, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Florence. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to La Condamine.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 24:

La Condamine, Monaco — 1 day

La Condamine is the central Ward in the Principality of Monaco. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): admire the striking features of Place du Palais, then Head underground at Jardin Exotique de Monaco, then step into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Gardens.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read La Condamine trip planner.

Getting from Florence to La Condamine by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Florence in August, La Condamine is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nice.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:

Nice, France — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at Lérins Islands.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Nice online travel route planner.

Nice is just a stone's throw from La Condamine. August in Nice sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Nature
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Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:

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.
Barcelona is known for sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip app.

You can fly from Nice to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can fly to Malaga.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:

Malaga, Spain — 2 nights

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore the activities along Río Chíllar, Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and then take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Malaga Feria, then steep yourself in history at Alcazaba, and then contemplate the long history of Malaga Cathedral.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Malaga trip app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Malaga takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Malaga sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Porto.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:

Porto, Portugal — 3 nights

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.
Dedicate the 2nd (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the waterfront at Ribeira do Porto, and make a trip to Livraria Lello.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Porto route planning tool.

Fly from Malaga to Porto in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Malaga to Porto due to the time zone difference. In August, Porto is slightly colder than Malaga - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to fly to Paris.
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Tours · Wineries · Shopping · Historic Sites
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 3:

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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Paris tour itinerary tool.

Fly from Porto to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Paris is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Paris are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.
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Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 6:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Haarlem (Grote Markt, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam travel route builder app.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to fly to Nuremberg.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
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Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:

Nuremberg, Germany — 2 nights

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Sebaldus Church, explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lorenz Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Altstadt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Bamberg Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Bamberg Altstadt, and then contemplate the long history of Altes Rathaus.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nuremberg trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Nuremberg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Hamburg.
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Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:

Hamburg, Germany — 3 nights

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Hamburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, contemplate the long history of Alter Elbtunnel, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Hamburg holiday maker app.

You can fly from Nuremberg to Hamburg in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Szczecin.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 14:

Szczecin, Poland — 2 nights

Szczecin is the capital and largest city of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship in Poland. On the 15th (Fri), engage your brain at The Museum of Technology and Transport, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then pause for some serene contemplation at Bazylika Archikatedralna pw. sw. Jakuba Apostola, and finally steep yourself in history at The Pomeranian Dukes' Castle. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Waly Chrobrego Promenade (Hakenterrasse) and then make a trip to Stare Miasto.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Szczecin trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Hamburg to Szczecin by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Berlin.
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Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:

Berlin, Germany — 3 nights

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Berlin route planning site.

Traveling by car from Szczecin to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:

Croatia travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.
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Central Croatia travel guide

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National Parks · Specialty Museums · Room Escape Games
The forested hills of Central Croatia support vineyards along its slopes, which fall gently into river valleys. The region features hiking, cycling, hunting, and sightseeing in the mainland dotted with romantic castles, Baroque churches, and monasteries. This area offers more than 350 registered cultural sites, as well as ethnographic villages and several places of religious pilgrimage. Join some of the well thought-out tours focused on folklore, naïve art, and old trades and traditions, such as gold panning. For a weekend trip, many visitors combine tasting local cuisine and premium wines with a visit to one of the countryside manor houses showcasing the region's wooden architecture. The lakes and rivers provide the chance to try rowing, rafting, and fishing. This region teems with stories and myths, such as the legend of dancing witches, but it also boasts modern amenities like ski resorts, health spas, and natural thermal springs.
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Monaco travel guide

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Aquariums · Casinos · Historic Walking Areas
Rich Man's Paradise City
As part of the French Riviera, Monaco offers the sparkling aquamarine waters of the Mediterranean Sea on its doorstep. The country has long been known for its panache--fast cars, big casinos, and expensive boutiques surround you here. While there are less luxurious activities for travelers, this is not the country for tourists on a budget. Many cruise ships make this a port of call in this region, so expect to see these vessels and large yachts as part of the landscape here.
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Portugal travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.
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Western Poland travel guide

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Landmarks · Historic Walking Areas · Specialty Museums