22 days in United States, Europe & Africa Itinerary

22 days in United States, Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Boston, United States
— 1 night
Fly
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Train
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Valencia, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
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Granada, Spain
— 1 night
Bus to Malaga, Fly to Chefchaouen
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Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 1 night
Drive
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Fes, Morocco
— 1 night
Fly to Errachidia, Bus to Merzouga
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Merzouga, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive to Zagora, Fly to Marrakech
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 1 night
Fly to Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport, Drive to Chaves
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Chaves, Portugal
— 1 night
Drive
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Drive
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Lagos, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
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Playa Blanca, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
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Maspalomas, Spain
— 2 nights
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Boston, United States

— 1 night

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Old State House, take an in-depth tour of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, then get engrossed in the history at USS Constitution Museum, and finally take a stroll through Beacon Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, then stop by Waterfront, and then take a stroll through North End.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Boston trip itinerary planning website.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Logan International Airport, Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, Theodore Francis Green State Airport and Portsmouth International at Pease Airport. October in Boston sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 1:

Madrid, Spain

— 1 night

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum of Spain and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Puerta de Alcala, explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, then get engrossed in the history at Naval Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Boston to Madrid takes 10 hours. Traveling from Boston to Madrid, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in November, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 42°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Valencia.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Wineries · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 3:

Valencia, Spain

— 1 night

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 4th (Thu), stop by Barrio del Carmen and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Valencia trip planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Valencia in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. While traveling from Madrid, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Valencia, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Wineries · Tours · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 4:

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): wander the streets of El Born and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. On your second day here, stroll around Parc Guell, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Valencia to Barcelona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. November in Barcelona sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Granada.

Things to do in Barcelona

Wineries · Tours · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 6:

Granada, Spain

— 1 night

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Chapel of Granada and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albayzin.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Granada trip planning app.

Fly from Barcelona to Granada in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Granada, with lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 7:

Chefchaouen, Morocco

— 1 night
Tourism in Chefchaouen, a picturesque town in the Rif mountain range, has been thriving for decades due to its scenic surroundings and buildings painted in a striking blue hue.
On the 8th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Chefchaouen trip builder website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Granada to Chefchaouen takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Granada to Chefchaouen due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 8:
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Fes, Morocco

— 1 night

Mecca of the West

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): wander the streets of Medina of Fez and then relax in sumptuous surroundings at local Arab baths.

For reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Fes trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Fes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Fes are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Merzouga.

Things to do in Fes

Baths · Spas · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 9:

Merzouga, Morocco

— 2 nights
Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's extreme beauty at Merzouga Desert.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Merzouga trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Fes to Merzouga takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Merzouga

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 11:

Marrakech, Morocco

— 1 night

Red City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef and then soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Marrakech day trip planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Merzouga to Marrakech in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chaves.

Things to do in Marrakech

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 12:

Chaves, Portugal

— 1 night
On the 13th (Sat), get outside with Jardim Publico de Chaves, then contemplate the long history of Ponte Romana de Trajano, and then play a few rounds at Clube de Golfe de Vidago.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Chaves itinerary builder site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Marrakech to Chaves. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Chaves

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Golf

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 12 — 13:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 1 night

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then explore the historical opulence of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, then don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Chaves to Lisbon by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. November in Lisbon sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 14:

Lagos, Portugal

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Algarve

The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
On the 15th (Mon), get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Luz, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade. On your second day here, stroll through Praia da Marinha and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Rocha.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lagos trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Lagos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in Lagos, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Lagos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 14 — 16:

Seville, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, stop by Barrio Santa Cruz, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla. On the next day, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then wander the streets of Centro Historico de Sevilla, and then steep yourself in history at Plaza de España.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Seville day trip site.

Drive from Lagos to Seville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Playa Blanca.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 18:

Playa Blanca, Spain

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): stroll through Papagayo Beach and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

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Traveling by flight from Seville to Playa Blanca takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Seville in November; daily highs in Playa Blanca reach 74°F and lows reach 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to fly to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Playa Blanca

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 18 — 19:

Maspalomas, Spain

— 2 nights

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at Thai Holistic Massage, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Maspalomas, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure and then kick back and relax at Playa de Amadores.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Maspalomas tour itinerary builder app.

Getting from Playa Blanca to Maspalomas by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in November, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 19 — 21:

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Spain travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Churches · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.