57 days in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America & Caribbean Itinerary

57 days in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America & Caribbean Itinerary

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57 days in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America & Caribbean Itinerary

Start: Doha, Qatar
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h
1
Kiev, Ukraine
— 1 night
2
Minsk, Belarus
— 1 night
3
Moscow, Russia
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
4
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 5 nights
train + Fly:  11​h 30​min
5
Beijing, China
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
6
Almaty, Kazakhstan
— 1 night
7
Samarkand, Uzbekistan
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 45​min
8
Baku, Azerbaijan
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
9
Luxor, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
10
Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
11
Algiers, Algeria
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
12
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
13
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
14
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
15
Havana, Cuba
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
16
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
17
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
18
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
19
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
20
Nice, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Doha, Qatar

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Kiev, Ukraine

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
On the 2nd (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Saint Sophia Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, and then see the interesting displays at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kiev day trip planning app .

Amsterdam, Holland to Kiev is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. In March in Kiev, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Minsk.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites
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Pirogovo Open-Air Museum ©
Pirogovo Open-Air Museum
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral

1
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Minsk, Belarus

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
On the 3rd (Tue), brush up on your military savvy at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, and then examine the collection at Museum Strana Mini.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Minsk day trip site .

You can fly from Kiev to Minsk in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kiev to Minsk due to the time zone difference. March in Minsk sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Minsk

Museums Historic Sites
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Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Basil's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml), and finally steep yourself in history at Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad). On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Lenin's Mausoleum, then stroll the grounds of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, and then admire the masterpieces at Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts.

For ratings and tourist information, refer to the Moscow online trip maker .

You can fly from Minsk to Moscow in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Minsk in March, you will find days in Moscow are a bit cooler (2°C), and nights are about the same (-5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites
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State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery
Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad) ©
Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad)

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St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Appreciate the collections at The State Hermitage Museum and Russian Museum. Visit Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas for their historical value. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savior on the Spilled Blood, take an in-depth tour of Vladimir Nabokov Museum, examine the collection at The Kunstkamera, and steep yourself in history at Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad).

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the St. Petersburg trip planner .

You can take a train from Moscow to St. Petersburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood

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Beijing, China

Beijing ©
As the political and cultural capital of China, Beijing stands at the heart of Chinese history, buzzing with the energy of its high population density and centuries of importance.
Mutianyu Great Wall and The Palace Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) and Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang) for their historical value. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong) and examine the collection at National Museum Of China.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Beijing trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Beijing in 11.5 hours. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Beijing, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from St. Petersburg in March, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Beijing: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Almaty.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

1
night
Almaty, Kazakhstan

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Shymbulak Ski Resort and then pause for some serene contemplation at Ascension Cathedral.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Almaty online trip builder .

Getting from Beijing to Almaty by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Beijing to Almaty, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Beijing in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Almaty, with highs around 12°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Samarkand.

Things to do in Almaty

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Shymbulak Ski Resort ©
Shymbulak Ski Resort
Ascension Cathedral ©
Ascension Cathedral

1
night
Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
On the 15th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Tillya Kori Madrasah, make a trip to Registan, pause for some photo ops at Shah-i-Zinda, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum, and finally stroll the grounds of Gur Emir Mausoleum.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Samarkand trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Almaty to Samarkand by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Almaty to Samarkand is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Almaty in March, with highs in Samarkand at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Baku.

Things to do in Samarkand

Historic Sites
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Shah-i-Zinda ©
Shah-i-Zinda
Gur Emir Mausoleum ©
Gur Emir Mausoleum
Registan ©
Registan

1
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Baku, Azerbaijan

Baku ©
The capital of Azerbaijan and the Caucasus' largest city, Baku brings the old and the new, the East and the West colliding together in a particularly diverse and changing city.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Maiden Tower, steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, then step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Shirvanshahs, and finally see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape, then see the interesting displays at Azerbaijan Carpet Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of H.Z. Taghiyev History Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Baku day trip planner.

You can fly from Samarkand to Baku in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Uzbekistan Time (UZT) to Azerbaijan Time (AZT) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Samarkand in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Baku: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Baku

Museums Historic Sites
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Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center ©
Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center
Baku Old City ©
Baku Old City
Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape ©

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Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Tomb of Ramses VI, explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, delve into the distant past at Medinet Habu, delve into the distant past at Tomb of Queen Nefertari, then explore the ancient world of Luxor Temple, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Valley of the Queens and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Luxor travel route builder tool .

You can fly from Baku to Luxor in 9.5 hours. The time zone changes from Azerbaijan Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from Baku, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 17°C. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valley of the Queens
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Tomb of Queen Nefertari ©
Tomb of Queen Nefertari
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

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Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©
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.
On the 20th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids and then delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, delve into the distant past at Bent Pyramid, then delve into the distant past at Step Pyramid of Djoser, and finally pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairo driving holiday planner .

Fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Luxor, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Giza, Step Pyramid of Djoser
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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Algiers, Algeria

Algiers ©
Overlooking a scenic bay, the Mediterranean port city of Algiers enthralls visitors with its imposing skyline, a blend of French colonial buildings, run-down high-rises, and whitewashed Islamic architecture nestled on the hillside.
On the 22nd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jamaa El Kebir, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ketchaoua Mosque, then see the interesting displays at Musee National du Bardo, and finally examine the collection at Musee des Antiquites.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Algiers trip itinerary builder app .

Fly from Cairo to Algiers in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Algiers. Traveling from Cairo in March, expect Algiers to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Algiers

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
Musee National du Bardo ©
Musee National du Bardo
Ketchaoua Mosque ©
Ketchaoua Mosque

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): make a trip to Medersa Ben Youssef, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the striking features of Koutoubia Mosque, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, then contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, and finally admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fnaa, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, then make a trip to Medina of Marrakesh, and finally examine the collection at Marrakech Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Marrakech trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Algiers to Marrakech in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Algiers to Marrakech. When traveling from Algiers in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Marrakech, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Saadian Tombs ©
Saadian Tombs
Menara Gardens and Pavilion ©
Menara Gardens and Pavilion

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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Capela de Sao Pedro and Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS and Shark Museum. Next up on the itinerary: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, head outdoors with Baia dos Porcos, and see the interesting displays at Aberto da Tartaruga Marinha de Fernando de Noronha Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Fernando de Noronha trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Marrakech to Fernando de Noronha in 21 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Marrakech to Fernando de Noronha is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Marrakech in March, you will find days in Fernando de Noronha are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are much warmer (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Shark Diving
Shark Museum ©
Shark Museum

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Get a sense of the local culture at Pao de Acucar and Praia de Ipanema. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ilha Fiscal and Parque Lage. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, enjoy the sand and surf at Barra da Tijuca Beach, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Tijuca, and make a trip to Escadaria Selaron.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro takes 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fernando de Noronha Time (FNT) to Brasilia Time (BRT) is minus 1 hour. March in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Havana.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Pao de Acucar ©
Pao de Acucar
Corcovado Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

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Havana, Cuba

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like El Malecon and Christopher Columbus Cemetery (Cemetario de Colon). Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion) and Museu Nacional de Belas Artes de Cuba. Venture out of the city with trips to Cayo Largo (El Torreon Nursery & Sea Turtle Hatchery). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana, make a trip to Old Havana, and admire the striking features of Casa de la Amistad.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Havana road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Havana takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Havana. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 22°C in Havana. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Cayo Largo
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El Malecon ©
El Malecon
Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana ©
Old Havana ©
Old Havana

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Get some historical perspective at Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol. Museum-lovers will appreciate Dublin Castle and National Gallery of Ireland. Get out of town with these interesting Dublin side-trips: Seal Rescue Ireland (in Courtown) and Kilkenny Castle (in Kilkenny). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of 14 Henrietta Street, examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Dublin visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Havana to Dublin takes 15 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Havana to Dublin, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Havana in April, with highs in Dublin at 13°C and lows at 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Kilkenny Castle, Seal Rescue Ireland
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 9:
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Edinburgh Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia. Popular historic sites such as The Real Mary King's Close and St Giles' Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Strathblane Falconry (in Strathblane) and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (in Glasgow). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at BobCat Alpacas, explore the galleries of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery, and explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Edinburgh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Strathblane Falconry, Dalhousie Castle Falconry, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 13:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Natural History Museum and Churchill War Rooms. Popular historic sites such as Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Greystones Farm (in Bourton-on-the-Water), Combe Mill (in Long Hanborough) and St Mary's Church (in Swinbrook). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the London route planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to London by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

St Mary's Church, Greystones Farm, Combe Mill
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 17:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe. Venture out of the city with trips to Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and head off the coast to Île de la Cité.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Paris vacation website .

Take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in Paris are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 21:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palais Lascaris and Ruines de Chateauneuf Villevieille. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Église Saint Veran. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Sentier Jean Francois Jube (in Le Pradet), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Le Lavandou) and Parc des Rives du Loup (in La Colle sur Loup). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste, contemplate the long history of La Collegiale de la Conversion de St-Paul, and see the interesting displays at Musee des Coquillages.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Nice trip itinerary builder site .

Fly from Paris to Nice in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Nice when traveling from Paris in April, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Utelle, St-Paul-de-Vence, Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague, Arboretum du Mont-Gros, Ruines de Chateauneuf Villevieille
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 26:
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Parc des Rives du Loup ©
Parc des Rives du Loup
Palais Lascaris ©
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