13 days in Africa, Asia & Europe Itinerary

13 days in Africa, Asia & Europe Itinerary

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Cape Town, South Africa
Fly
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Doha, Qatar
Fly
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Epernay, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Rouen, France
— 1 day
Drive
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Versailles, France
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Vatican City, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Tivoli, Italy
Drive
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Assisi, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Florence, Italy
Drive
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Pisa, Italy
Drive
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Livorno, Italy
Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples, Italy
Drive
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Pompeii, Italy
Train
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
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Paris, France
Fly
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Doha, Qatar
Fly
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Cape Town, South Africa

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cape Town tour itinerary maker site.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiport is Cape Town International Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You will leave for Doha on the 29th (Thu).
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Doha, Qatar

Doha, Qatar's capital city, draws visitors with its constant development and expansion, making it a destination on the rise.
For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Doha trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cape Town to Doha by flight takes about 14 hours. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Arabian Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Cape Town in June; daily highs in Doha reach 49°C and lows reach 32°C. On the 30th (Fri), you're off to Paris.
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Find places to stay Jun 29 — 30:

Paris, France — 2 nights

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.
On the 30th (Fri), take a stroll through Place de la Bastille and then take a stroll through Le Marais. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, then steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Île de la Cité.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris travel planner.

Getting from Doha to Paris by flight takes about 10.5 hours. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Doha in June; daily highs in Paris reach 27°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Epernay.
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Epernay, France — 1 night

Best known for its Champagne production, Épernay is a small town featuring several famous brands, including Moët & Chandon, that have been aged in the miles of tunneled cellars carved from chalk rock beneath the town.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Foret Domaniale de Verzy, then look for gifts at Au 36, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue de Champagne.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Epernay trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Paris to Epernay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Paris in July, Epernay is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rouen.
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Rouen, France — 1 day

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc, shop like a local with Rue du Gros-Horloge, then explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rouen tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Epernay to Rouen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Epernay in July, you will find days in Rouen are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Versailles.
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Versailles, France

Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Before you visit Versailles, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Versailles takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Rouen in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Versailles: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 17°C at night. You will leave for Rome on the 4th (Tue).
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Rome, Italy — 1 night

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rome online trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Versailles to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Versailles in July, expect Rome to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Vatican City.
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Find places to stay Jul 4 — 5:

Vatican City, Italy — 1 night

Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, and then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Vatican City trip builder site.

Vatican City is just a stone's throw from Rome. In July, daily temperatures in Vatican City can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tivoli.
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Find places to stay Jul 5 — 6:

Tivoli, Italy

Tivoli is a town and comune in Lazio, central Italy, about 30km east-north-east of Rome, at the falls of the Aniene river where it issues from the Sabine hills. To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Tivoli route builder.

Getting from Vatican City to Tivoli by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. July in Tivoli sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 22°C at night. You'll set off for Assisi on the 6th (Thu).
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Assisi, Italy — 1 night

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally don't miss a visit to Eremo delle Carceri. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, wander the streets of City Centre, and then surround yourself with nature on Wild Foods Italy.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Assisi itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tivoli to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Florence.
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Find places to stay Jul 6 — 7:

Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Florence tour itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Assisi to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. You'll set off for Pisa on the 7th (Fri).
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Pisa, Italy

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Pisa tour website.

Getting from Florence to Pisa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 7th (Fri), you'll travel to Livorno.
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Livorno, Italy

Considered one of Tuscany's newer cities, the busy port city of Livorno boasts modern charm uncharacteristic of the region.
For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Livorno planner.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Livorno takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Livorno can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. You will leave for Naples on the 7th (Fri).
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Naples, Italy

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Planning Naples trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Livorno to Naples in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 8th (Sat), you'll travel to Pompeii.
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Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Pompeii trip itinerary maker.

Pompeii is just a stone's throw from Naples. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 8th (Sat), you'll travel to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 1 night

On the 8th (Sat), stop by Trastevere and then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, then take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Getting from Pompeii to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Paris.
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Find places to stay Jul 8 — 9:

Paris, France

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Paris itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Rome to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in July, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 18°C. On the 9th (Sun), you're off to Doha.
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Find places to stay Jul 9 — 10:

Doha, Qatar

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Doha trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Doha takes 10.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Doha is 2 hours. In July, Doha is much warmer than Paris - with highs of 51°C and lows of 34°C. You'll set off for Cape Town on the 10th (Mon).
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Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:

Cape Town, South Africa — 1 day

On the 11th (Tue), hunt for treasures at Greenmarket Square.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cape Town trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Doha to Cape Town takes 14 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Doha to Cape Town is minus 1 hour. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Doha in July; daily highs in Cape Town reach 20°C and lows reach 8°C.
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