22 days in Europe, Africa & Asia Itinerary

22 days in Europe, Africa & Asia Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly
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Agadir, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
— 13 nights

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Barcelona, Spain — 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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 12th (Wed): wander the streets of Las Ramblas, don't miss a visit to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, then don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and finally wander the streets of Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic). Here are some ideas for day two: browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, then ponder the design of The Magic Fountain, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona online trip itinerary maker.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Barcelona. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can fly to Paris.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping
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Paris, France — 2 nights

City of Light

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 14th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde, then explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Luxembourg Gardens, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paris journey builder tool.

Getting from Barcelona to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in October; daily highs in Paris reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Manchester.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Manchester, United Kingdom — 1 night

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): browse the exhibits of Manchester Art Gallery, then find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Manchester, then have fun and explore at Science and Industry Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): see the interesting displays at National Football Museum, stroll the grounds of Liverpool Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, and finally contemplate the long history of Mendips - John Lennon Home.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Manchester trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Paris to Manchester in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Agadir.
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Agadir, Morocco — 2 nights

Completely rebuilt after a catastrophic earthquake in 1961, the coastal city of Agadir rose from the ruins and grew into Morocco's premier beach destination.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): kick back and relax at Plage d'Agadir and then make a trip to Seafront Promenade. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Crocoparc, hunt for treasures at Souk El Had d'Agadir, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Agadir visit planner.

You can fly from Manchester to Agadir in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Jeddah.
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Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Beaches
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia — 13 nights

The Bride of the Red Sea

The commercial and entertainment capital of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah offers a dazzling range of sites and activities combined with mouthwatering cuisine.
Change things up with these side-trips from Jeddah: Mecca (Fairmont SPA, Kaaba, &more). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of King Fahd's Fountain, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hassan Enany Mosque, kick back and relax at Jeddah Water Front Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Red Sea Mall.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Jeddah road trip site.

Fly from Agadir to Jeddah in 12 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Agadir to Jeddah is 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Jeddah are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C.
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