53 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

53 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly + Train:  25 h
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 19 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  8 h
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
5
Marrakech, Morocco
— 7 nights
Fly + Train:  6 h 30 min
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
Train + Fly:  25 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

6
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Change things up with a short trip to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague (about 1h 05 min away). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, and take a stroll through The Jordaan.

Plan my day in Amsterdam using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Melbourne, Australia to Amsterdam is an approximately 25- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Amsterdam, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Melbourne in February, with highs in Amsterdam at 7°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

5
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Amsterdam to Vienna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

19
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Ojstrica, Lake Bled, &more), Planica Nordic Centre (in Rateče) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get in on the family fun at Minicity Ljubljana, get your game on at Plezalni center Ljubljana, and wander the streets of Metelkova.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana tour planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Ljubljana in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a shuttle. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

Bled, Kranj, Planica Nordic Centre, Škocjan Caves, Predjama Castle
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Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Room Escape Games
Metelkova ©
Metelkova

6
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Ljubljana to Lisbon in 8 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ljubljana to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ljubljana in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 20°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

7
nights
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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Marrakech takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Lisbon, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Marrakech

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

6
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Efteling (in Kaatsheuvel), Rotterdam (Markthal & Rotterdam Centraal Station) and Madurodam (in The Hague). Explore Amsterdam further: get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, admire the masterpieces at Hermitage Amsterdam, engage your brain at Body Worlds, and take a stroll through De 9 Straatjes.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Marrakech to Amsterdam in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Marrakech to Amsterdam. Traveling from Marrakech in April, expect nights in Amsterdam to be a bit cooler, around 5°C, while days are colder, around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Theme Parks Tours

Side Trips

Rotterdam, Efteling, Madurodam
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Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam ©
Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam
De 9 Straatjes ©
De 9 Straatjes

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