21 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

21 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

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Cairo, Egypt
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Batumi, Georgia
— 1 day
Fly to Tbilisi International Airport, Drive to Dedoplistskaro
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Dedoplistskaro, Georgia
— 1 day
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Tbilisi, Georgia
— 1 night
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Cairo, Egypt

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): stroll through Zamalek (Gezira Island). Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, then appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Cairo trip planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Cairo is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Jeddah in November, things will get slightly colder in Cairo: highs are around 29°C and lows about 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Rome.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

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Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Take a break from the city and head to Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Colle del Gianicolo. Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

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

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Rome takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairo in November: high temperatures in Rome hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Find places to stay Nov 3 — 7:

Barcelona, Spain

— 4 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Step out of the city life by going to Playa de La Barceloneta and Bogatell Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: visit El Barri Gòtic, wander the streets of Ciutat Vella, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and walk around Parc Guell.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Nov 7 — 11:

Paris, France

— 4 nights

City of Light

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.
Visit Palace of Versailles and Arc de Triomphe for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Musee d'Orsay and Île de la Cité. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Paris travel route planning app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in November, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between 12°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Van Gogh Museum and Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague) and Zandvoort aan Zee (in Zandvoort). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, deepen your understanding of the past and present with Flying Dutch Boats, and take a stroll through The Jordaan.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam holiday builder app.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Batumi.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

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Batumi, Georgia

— 1 day
Having invested heavily in tourism since 2010, Batumi is quickly becoming a go-to destination for visitors looking for a bustling nightlife.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): stroll through Sarpi Beach and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Batumi Dolphinarium.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Batumi online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Batumi takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Batumi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in November: high temperatures in Batumi hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dedoplistskaro.

Things to do in Batumi

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 19 — 20:

Dedoplistskaro, Georgia

— 1 day
On the 21st (Wed), delve into the lush surroundings at Vashlovani National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Dedoplistskaro online road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Batumi to Dedoplistskaro. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Batumi in November: high temperatures in Dedoplistskaro hover around 13°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Dedoplistskaro

Parks · Nature
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Tbilisi, Georgia

— 1 night
On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tsminda Sameba Cathedral and then explore the historical opulence of Narikala Fortress.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tbilisi trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Dedoplistskaro to Tbilisi takes 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Tbilisi are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 22:

Kakheti Region travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Wineries & Vineyards · Historic Sites