53 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

53 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

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53 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  25​h
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 6 nights
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:  6​h 30​min
6
Amsterdam, Holland
— 6 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Melbourne, Australia

6
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step out of Amsterdam to go to The Hague and see The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, walk around Vondelpark, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Amsterdam is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Amsterdam. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in February; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 7°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time 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, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the masterpieces at Albertina, ponder the world of politics at Rathaus, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In March in Vienna, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can 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

The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Ojstrica, Lake Bled, & more), Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Planica Nordic Centre (in Ratece). There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get your game on at Indoor Paintball Ljubljana, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljanski Grad, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planner .

Traveling by car from Vienna to Ljubljana takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In March in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

Bled, Kranj, Predjama Castle, Planica Nordic Centre, Lake Bohinj
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Room Escape Games
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Food Tours

6
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Park and National Palace of Pena, & more). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Belém Tower, examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, get a taste of the local shopping with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon online day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Ljubljana to Lisbon takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can 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) early enough 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
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fnaa, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Marrakech trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in April, expect nights in Marrakech to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°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-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

6
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Venture out of the city with trips to Madurodam (in The Hague), Rotterdam (Markthal & Rotterdam Centraal Station) and Efteling (in Kaatsheuvel). See some other sides of Amsterdam: hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and admire the masterpieces at Hermitage Amsterdam.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam route planning site .

Getting from Marrakech to Amsterdam by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Marrakech to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Marrakech in April, expect nights in Amsterdam to be a bit cooler, around 5°C, while days are cooler, around 15°C. Finish up 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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Food Tours
Albert Cuyp Market ©
Albert Cuyp Market

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