52 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

52 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly + Train:  24 h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 14 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Rome, Italy
— 10 nights
Fly:  7 h
3
Cairo, Egypt
— 10 nights
Fly:  9 h
4
Warsaw, Poland
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 9 nights
Fly:  23 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

14
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, and make a trip to Tower of London.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the London trip maker tool.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to London. In May, daily temperatures in London can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in London

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cotswolds Distillery, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Find places to stay May 22 — Jun 5:
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

10
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, take a stroll through Trastevere, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Rome online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from London to Rome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Rome. In June, Rome is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

10
nights
Cairo, Egypt

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairo: Giza (Great Sphinx, Pyramids of Giza, &more) and Step Pyramid of Djoser (in Saqqara). Spend the 20th (Thu) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, wander the streets of Coptic Cairo, walk around Al-Azhar Park, and steep yourself in history at Mosque of Muhammad Ali.

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

Getting from Rome to Cairo by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Cairo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rome in June, things will get a bit warmer in Cairo: highs are around 40°C and lows about 26°C. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trips

Giza, Memphis Historical Site, Step Pyramid of Djoser
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza

4
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, see the sky in a new way at Copernicus Science Centre, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Warsaw trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Cairo to Warsaw in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Cairo to Warsaw, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in June, expect nights in Warsaw to be slightly colder, around 14°C, while days are much colder, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 1:
Highlights from your plan
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Walking tours

9
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Spend the 8th (Mon) floating through the air with a balloon tour. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip maker.

You can fly from Warsaw to Istanbul in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Warsaw to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Warsaw in July, with highs in Istanbul at 34°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Galata Tower ©
Galata Tower

Similar Plans

33 days in Europe & Africa BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 56 days in Australia, Poland & The Netherlands BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 56 days in South Pacific & Europe BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 12 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 16 days in Italy BY A USER FROM HONG KONG SAR CHINA May, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: May, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 34 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM OMAN June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND April, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 13 days in Italy BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Italy BY A USER FROM ISRAEL September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 18 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Paris BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Paris BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans