57 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

57 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly + Drive:  33 h
1
Santana, Portugal
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h
2
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
7
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  9 h
9
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 45 min
10
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
11
Santa Caterina dello Ionio, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 45 min
12
Palermo, Italy
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  3 h 45 min
13
Valletta, Malta
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
14
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 30 min
15
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
16
Oia, Greece
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  7 h 45 min
17
Giza, Egypt
— 3 nights
Drive:  15 min
18
Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  22 h 30 min
End: Sydney, Australia

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Santana, Portugal

Santana ©
Santana, short form for Santa Ana is a municipality along the northern coast of the island of Madeira, in Portuguese archipelago of the same name. Get a sense of the local culture at Igreja Do Senhor Bom Jesus and Ethnographic Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Ponta de Sao Lourenco and Levada Do Rei. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santana: Igreja de Sao Bento (in Ribeira Brava), Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Conceicao (in Machico) and Levada Ribeira de Janela (in Porto Moniz). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Ribeira Primeira, stroll through Pico Ruivo do Paul da Serra, take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural da Rocha do Navio, and get outside with Levada Faja do Rodrigues.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Santana trip builder website.

Sydney, Australia to Santana is an approximately 33- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Santana. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in April: highs in Santana hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Santana

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Machico, Madeira, Ribeira Brava, Prainha do Canical, Igreja Do Senhor Bom Jesus
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 6:
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Ponta de Sao Lourenco ©
Ponta de Sao Lourenco
Laurissilva Forest ©
Laurissilva Forest
Levada Ribeira de Janela ©
Levada Ribeira de Janela

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Palacio Nacional de Mafra will get you outdoors. Appreciate the collections at Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Cabo da Roca (in Colares), Monastery of Alcobaca (in Alcobaca) and Batalha Monastery (in Batalha). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, delve into the distant past at Centro Historico de Evora, and make a trip to Belém Tower.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip itinerary maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Santana to Lisbon. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Santana in April since evenings lows in Lisbon dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Evora, Fatima, Palacio Nacional de Mafra, Cabo da Roca, Monastery of Alcobaca
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 10:
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima ©
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 11th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and finally stroll around Parque del Retiro. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Plaza mayor de Chinchon, get a taste of the local shopping with Cava Baja Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cerralbo, then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum of Spain.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Lisbon in April, Madrid is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Plaza mayor de Chinchon
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): stroll around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Amatller, then see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): kick back and relax at Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona, wander the streets of Ciutat Vella, get to know the fascinating history of Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, then get engrossed in the history at Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA, then wander the streets of El Born, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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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.
Louvre Museum and The Army Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon (in Laon), Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte (in Maincy) and Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau) (in Fontainebleau). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Montmartre, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and examine the collection at Fondation Louis Vuitton.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Paris trip planning website.

Getting from Barcelona to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In April, Paris is little chillier than Barcelona - with highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon, Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau)
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Portuguese Synagogue, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, admire the masterpieces at Moco Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then steep yourself in history at Anne Frank House, and finally engage your brain at Body Worlds.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 21:
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Body Worlds ©
Body Worlds

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to English Garden and Marienplatz. Get some historical perspective at Nymphenburg Palace and St. Peter's Church. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Munich Residenz, explore the world behind art at Staatliche Museum Agyptischer Kunst, admire the landmark architecture of Theatinerkirche St. Kajetan, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Munich trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Munich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 23:
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): wander the streets of Cannaregio and then get to know the fascinating history of Campo del Ghetto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Venezia.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Venice trip site.

Fly from Munich to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Munich in April; daily highs in Venice reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Get some cultural insight at Ethno Museum Barilo and Vino Spaleta. Let the collections at Bags by Kristina and Korcula Town Museum capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Zitna Beach (in Zavalatica) and Orebic (Monastery of Our Lady of Andela, Korta Katarina Winery, &more). The adventure continues: get outside with Freestyle, learn about winemaking at Lovric Winery, admire the striking features of Tower Kanalevic, and make a trip to Atelier Abel.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Korcula Town trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Venice to Korcula Town. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Rome.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Orebic, Lumbarda, Vino Spaleta, Zitna Beach, Ethno Museum Barilo
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Freestyle ©
Freestyle
Ethno Museum Barilo ©
Ethno Museum Barilo
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Piazza Venezia. Step out of Rome with an excursion to Monastero Di S.Benedetto in Subiaco--about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Korcula Town to Rome. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Santa Caterina dello Ionio.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Vatican City, Monastero Di S.Benedetto
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 2:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

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Santa Caterina dello Ionio, Italy

Santa Caterina dello Ionio ©
Santa Caterina dello lonio is a town and comune in the province of Catanzaro in the Calabria region of southern Italy.GeographyThe village is bordered by Badolato and Guardavalle. Escape the urban bustle at Parco di Villa Vittoria and Cascata del Marmarico. Get some cultural insight at Borgo di Santa Caterina dello Ionio and Castle of Stilo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Caterina dello Ionio: Museo delle Reali Ferriere Borboniche (in Mongiana), Serra San Bruno (Santa Maria Nel Bosco Santuary, Chiesa di Maria SS. Assunta di Terravecchia, &more) and Villa Caristo (in Stignano). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Sanctuary of Santa Maria della Stella, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Stilo, don't miss a visit to Monastero di San Giovanni Theristis, and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Riace.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Caterina dello Ionio road trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rome to Santa Caterina dello Ionio. May in Santa Caterina dello Ionio sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Santa Caterina dello Ionio

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Serra San Bruno, Stilo, Mongiana, Bivongi, Sanctuary of Santa Maria della Stella
Find places to stay May 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Borgo di Santa Caterina dello Ionio ©
Borgo di Santa Caterina dello Ionio
Cattolica di Stilo ©
Cattolica di Stilo
Chiesa di San Domenico ©
Chiesa di San Domenico

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Palermo, Italy

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Domenico e Chiostro, contemplate the long history of Villino Florio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nobile e Monumentale Chiesa dell'Immacolata Concezione al Capo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa Santa Maria della Pieta'.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Palermo trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Santa Caterina dello Ionio to Palermo. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 5 — 7:
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Chiesa di Santa Maria dello Spasimo ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria dello Spasimo
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo

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Valletta, Malta

Valletta ©
Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
Popular historic sites such as Lascaris War Rooms and St. Francis' Church Valletta are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Xemxija Heritage Trail and Ghajn Tuffieha Bay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Valletta: Blue Hole (in San Lawrenz) and Fort Chambray (in Ghajnsielem). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Co-Cathedral, explore the galleries of Fort St Elmo - National War Museum, contemplate the long history of War HQ Tunnel, and explore the world behind art at Casa Rocca Piccola.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Valletta day trip tool.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Palermo to Valletta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. May in Valletta sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Valletta

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Mdina, Blue Hole, Malta Falconry Centre, Ghajn Tuffieha Bay, Xemxija Heritage Trail
Find places to stay May 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Lascaris War Rooms ©
Lascaris War Rooms
St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Saluting Battery ©
Saluting Battery

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 11th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Philopappos Hill, delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus, don't miss a visit to Erechtheion, then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Athena Nike.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Athens tour itinerary planning app.

Fly from Valletta to Athens in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Valletta to Athens is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Corinth, Orea Eleni Natural Thermal Spring, Lion Gate
Find places to stay May 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
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.
Visit House of Masks and Monastery of Paleokastro for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Platis Gialos Beach and Paradise Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mykonos Town: Delos (Mount Kynthos, Archaeological Museum of Delos, &more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Little Venice, enjoy the sand and surf at Kapari Beach, examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, and don't miss a visit to Kapopoulos Fine Arts.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town travel planner.

Getting from Athens to Mykonos Town by combination of subway and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. May in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Oia.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Delos, Mykonos, Speed Boats Tours, Paradise Beach, Platis Gialos Beach
Find places to stay May 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Kapari Beach ©
Kapari Beach
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice

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Oia, Greece

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Akrotiri and Byzantine Castle Ruins are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Perissa Black Sand Beach and Vlychada Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oia: Red Beach (in Akrotiri), Monastery of Profitis Ilias (in Moni Profitou Iliou) and Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos (in Vothonas). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and explore the historical opulence of Castelli of Pyrgos.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Oia trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Mykonos Town to Oia in 6.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Giza.

Things to do in Oia

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Fira, Monastery of Profitis Ilias, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Perissa Black Sand Beach
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
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Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Vlychada Beach ©
Vlychada Beach

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Giza, Egypt

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
You've now added Pyramids of Giza to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Musee de la Barque Solaire, explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, then don't miss a visit to Niankhkhnum and Khnumhotep's Mastaba, then explore the ancient world of Pyramid of Unas, and finally explore the ancient world of Serapeum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Step Pyramid of Djoser, don't miss a visit to Mastaba of Mereruka, explore the ancient world of Mastaba of Ti, then examine the collection at Imhotep Museum, then get your game on at Ski Egypt, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Giza trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Oia to Giza in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, car, and flight. Traveling from Oia in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Giza: highs are around 38°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cairo.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Saqqara, Ski Egypt
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Step Pyramid of Djoser ©
Step Pyramid of Djoser

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gayer-Anderson Museum (Bayt al-Kiritliya) and Cave Church. Step off the beaten path and head to The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Natural Science Museum. The adventure continues: stop by Coptic Cairo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Rifai Mosque, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and steep yourself in history at Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cairo using our trip planner.

Cairo is very close to Giza. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, Natural Science Museum
Find places to stay May 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo