20 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

20 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

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20 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
+2
Fly + Taxi + Train:  16 h 45 min
1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 1 day
Fly:  6 h 30 min
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  9 h
3
Bol, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
+3
Ferry + Foot + Bus + Fly:  8 h 45 min
6
Akrotiri, Greece
— 1 day
Ferry:  2 h
7
Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 30 min
8
Faliraki, Greece
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
9
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

1
day
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.
On the 2nd (Fri), contemplate the long history of Ben Youssef Madrasa, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fnaa.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Marrakech day trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Marrakech is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Western European Time (WET) is 3 hours. When traveling from Sao Paulo in August, plan for warmer days in Marrakech, with highs around 45°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Marrakech

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Kilmainham Gaol and Dublin Castle. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grafton Street and Chester Beatty Library. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, look for gifts at Sheridans, examine the collection at Dublin Writers Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin driving holiday planning tool .

You can fly from Marrakech to Dublin in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Marrakech in August, expect Dublin to be much colder, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Bol.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle

1
night
Bol, Croatia

Bol ©
An hour boat ride from Split on the island of Brac, Bol boasts a charming old town, pebble beach, and great windsurfing conditions. Historical charm abounds here in the form of stone houses, narrow pedestrian streets, and historical attractions marked with panels.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): kick back and relax at Paklina Beach, then explore the historical opulence of Museum of Brac, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sumartin Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Lovrecina Bay and then enjoy the sand and surf at Murvica Beach.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bol online sightseeing planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Dublin to Bol. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Bol is 1 hour. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in August, with highs in Bol at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Bol

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lovrecina Bay, Sumartin Beach, Museum of Brac, Murvica Beach
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Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach
Lovrecina Bay ©
Lovrecina Bay

2
nights
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Bags by Kristina, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Przina Beach, and then stroll through Pupnatska Luca Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Kasiopea, admire the landmark architecture of Revelin Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveti Mihovil, don't miss a visit to Korcula Town Walls, then get a taste of the local shopping with Vapor gallery, and finally stop by Coral Shop Irena.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Korcula Town day trip app .

You can ride a ferry from Bol to Korcula Town in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Korcula Island, Vela Przina Beach
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Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Bags by Kristina ©
Bags by Kristina
Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls

2
nights
Hvar, Croatia

Hvar ©
The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery and then get a dose of the wild on Ilirio's Hvar Tours. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Dubovica and then stroll through Mlini Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Hvar trip app .

Getting from Korcula Town to Hvar by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
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Ilirio's Hvar Tours ©
Ilirio's Hvar Tours
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach

1
day
Akrotiri, Greece

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
On the 12th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, and then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Akrotiri day trip planner .

Do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi from Hvar to Akrotiri in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Hvar to Akrotiri, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Akrotiri are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

2
nights
Heraklion, Greece

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Stalis Beach, then examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, and finally get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Heraklion trip builder site .

Traveling by ferry from Akrotiri to Heraklion takes 2 hours. August in Heraklion sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Faliraki.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Stalis Beach, Kazantzakis Museum
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©

2
nights
Faliraki, Greece

Faliraki ©
Famed for its sandy beaches, Faliraki serves as a major destination on the island of Rhodes.
On the 15th (Thu), kick back and relax at Faliraki Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lindos Beach, and then appreciate the views at Valley of the Butterflies.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Heraklion to Faliraki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. August in Faliraki sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Faliraki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lindos, Valley of the Butterflies
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Faliraki Beach ©
Faliraki Beach
Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Archaeological Museum and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Do your shopping at Monastiraki and Ermou Spirits Cava Pittaras Trade Beverages. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art, wander the streets of Plaka, and pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Athens trip planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Faliraki to Athens in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. You will leave for home on the 20th (Tue).

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

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