31 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

31 days in Africa & Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock trip planner

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

Route & dates

Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fly + Drive:  6 h 45 min
1
Tunis, Tunisia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Sousse, Tunisia
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Djerba Island, Tunisia
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Algiers, Algeria
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h 30 min
5
Casablanca, Morocco
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  2 h 45 min
6
Agadir, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Essaouira, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
9
Merzouga, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
Errachidia, Morocco
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
11
Fes, Morocco
— 3 nights
Bus:  3 h 30 min
12
Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
13
Rabat, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
14
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

3
nights
Tunis, Tunisia

Tunis ©
The Mediterranean port city of Tunis, Tunisia's bustling capital, boasts a vibrant mix of cultures and architectural styles, enchanting visitors with its historical attractions, picturesque beaches, and laidback vibe.
Dougga and L'aqueduc de Zaghouan will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate The National Bardo Museum and Roumouz. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tunis: D'Enfidha (in Enfidha) and Gallery Espressioni (in Monastir). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Carthage Museuma, brush up on your military savvy at Musee National Militaire, explore the world behind art at Musee des Arts et Traditions Populaires Dar Ben Abdallah, and contemplate the long history of Hotel Tunisia Palace.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Tunis road trip app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Tunis is an approximately 7- hour combination of flight and car. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in January, with highs in Tunis at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sousse.

Things to do in Tunis

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Dougga, L'aqueduc de Zaghouan, Musee National Militaire, D'Enfidha, Museum Dar el-Annabi
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Dougga ©
Dougga
The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Zitouna Mosque ©
Zitouna Mosque

1
night
Sousse, Tunisia

Sousse ©
Known for its historic medina quarter, a World Heritage Site, the city of Sousse boasts a rich history that dates back to the 11th century BCE.
On the 5th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum, get your game on at Magiceye 3D Experince, see the interesting displays at Museum Dar Essid, browse the exhibits of Kalaout el-Koubba, then view the masterpieces at Dar Am Taieb, and finally steep yourself in history at Bourghiba Mausoleum.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sousse trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tunis to Sousse takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daytime highs in Sousse are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Sousse

Museums Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

Bourghiba Mausoleum
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
Dar Am Taieb ©
Dar Am Taieb

1
night
Djerba Island, Tunisia

Djerba Island ©
Explore pristine beaches and charming villages on a vacation on Djerba Island, a small island in the Gulf of Gabes known for its Berber population.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba, see the interesting displays at Musee de Guellala, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Ali Berbere, then see the interesting displays at Lalla Hadria Museum, then view the masterpieces at Fine Art Gallery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Ghriba Synagogue.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Djerba Island trip builder app.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Sousse to Djerba Island in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In January in Djerba Island, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Musee de Guellala ©
Musee de Guellala
El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue
Cave of Ali Berbere
Cave of Ali Berbere

3
nights
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.
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique and Ketchaoua Mosque will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Musee National du Bardo and National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers. Change things up with these side-trips from Algiers: Musee Public National de Cherchell (in Cherchell) and Ruines Romaines Tipaza (in Tipasa). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Tassili N'Ajjer National Park, examine the collection at Musee des Antiquites, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mausolee Sidi Abderrahmane, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Modern Art Algiers.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Algiers online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Djerba Island to Algiers takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, car, and bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Algiers when traveling from Djerba Island in January, with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Casablanca.

Things to do in Algiers

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Musee Public National de Cherchell, Tassili N'Ajjer National Park, Ruines Romaines Tipaza
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Musee National du Bardo ©
Musee National du Bardo
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
Ketchaoua Mosque ©
Ketchaoua Mosque

1
night
Casablanca, Morocco

Casablanca ©
The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Dar Al Ala, admire the masterpieces at Villa des Arts de Casablanca, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Beth-El, then see the interesting displays at Musee Abderrahman Slaoui, and finally admire the natural beauty at Jardin L'Hermitage.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Casablanca online itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Algiers to Casablanca takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Algiers in January since evenings lows in Casablanca dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Agadir.

Things to do in Casablanca

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Dar Al Ala ©
Dar Al Ala
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Temple Beth-El ©
Temple Beth-El

2
nights
Agadir, Morocco

Agadir ©
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 11th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vallee des Oiseaux, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Crocoparc, and then don't miss a visit to Seafront Promenade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): explore the landscape on two wheels at Berbere Bike and Hike Morocco, then take in the dramatic scenery at Paradise Valley, then examine the collection at Musee du Patrimoine Amazigh d'Agadir, and finally see the interesting displays at Memoire d'Agadir.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Agadir road trip planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Casablanca to Agadir in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Agadir

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Berbere Bike and Hike Morocco
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Crocoparc ©
Crocoparc
Berbere Bike and Hike Morocco ©
Berbere Bike and Hike Morocco
Musee du Patrimoine Amazigh d'Agadir ©
Musee du Patrimoine Amazigh d'Agadir

2
nights
Essaouira, Morocco

The laidback town of Essaouira, known for its forceful trade winds, attracts Moroccan and foreign tourists alike with its sweeping beaches and atmospheric, labyrinthine medina, a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): trot along with a tour on horseback, contemplate the long history of Medina of Essaouira, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, browse the exhibits of GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD, then explore the galleries of Galerie la Kasbah, and finally look for gifts at Flouka de Mogador. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts, explore the galleries of Galerie l'Arbre bleu, examine the collection at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaim Pinto Synagogue, then examine the collection at Cooperative feminie TILILA d'huile d'argane, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Simon Attias Synagogue.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Essaouira using our trip planner.

You can drive from Agadir to Essaouira in 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Essaouira can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Tours Outdoors Museums
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Simon Attias Synagogue ©
Simon Attias Synagogue

4
nights
Marrakech, Morocco

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.
Get some cultural insight at Marrakech Museum and Medersa Ben Youssef. Popular historic sites such as Koutoubia Mosque and El Badi Palace are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna, explore the world behind art at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Marrakech day trip app.

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Essaouira in January, plan for little chillier nights in Marrakech, with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Merzouga.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Saadian Tombs ©
Saadian Tombs

2
nights
Merzouga, Morocco

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the galleries of Galerie Laoun, then explore the striking landscape at Erg Chebbi Dunes, then examine the collection at Musee Nomade, and finally explore the fascinating landscape at Merzouga Desert. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Lake of Merzouga, and then examine the collection at Macro Fossiles Kasbah.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Merzouga vacation builder site.

Do a combination of flight and car from Marrakech to Merzouga in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Errachidia.

Things to do in Merzouga

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Erg Chebbi Dunes, Musee Nomade, Macro Fossiles Kasbah
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Musee Nomade ©
Musee Nomade
Macro Fossiles Kasbah ©
Macro Fossiles Kasbah

1
night
Errachidia, Morocco

Errachidia ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): head outdoors with Thundra Adventure and then examine the collection at Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Errachidia vacation maker site.

You can drive from Merzouga to Errachidia in 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Errachidia are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Fes.

Things to do in Errachidia

Outdoors Museums
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna ©
Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna
Thundra Adventure ©
Thundra Adventure

3
nights
Fes, Morocco

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Let the collections at Museo Nejjarine and Medina Children's Library capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Bou Inania Medersa and Haroune Aqueduct. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa, visit Medina of Fez, surround yourself with nature on So Travel Tour, and take in the exciting artwork at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Fes trip website.

You can drive from Errachidia to Fes in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In January in Fes, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Archaeological Site of Volubilis, So Travel Tour, Bou Inania Medersa, Haroune Aqueduct
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

1
night
Chefchaouen, Morocco

Chefchaouen ©
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 25th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Kasbah Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Mosque, then stop by Local Berbere Artisanal, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Chefchaouen travel planner.

You can take a bus from Fes to Chefchaouen in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rabat.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Spanish Mosque ©
Spanish Mosque

2
nights
Rabat, Morocco

Rabat ©
On a vacation in Rabat, a World Heritage Site and Morocco's capital, you can discover the city's long and rich history while enjoying a laidback atmosphere, less touristy than in the booming Casablanca and Marrakech.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): examine the collection at The Currency Museum of the Bank Al-Maghrib, stroll the grounds of Chellah, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan Tower, make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, then admire the masterpieces at La Villa des Arts, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at El Borge, admire the masterpieces at Espace Expressions CDG, then contemplate the long history of Kasbah des Oudaias, then stop by Au Grain de Sesame, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rabat road trip site.

Getting from Chefchaouen to Rabat by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. January in Rabat sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 36°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Gibraltar.

Things to do in Rabat

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

El Borge
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art ©
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias
Chellah ©
Chellah

4
nights
Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar ©
A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
You'll explore and learn at The Gibraltar National Museum and Gibraltar Crystal. Popular historic sites such as The Great Siege Tunnels and Trafalgar Cemetery are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Upper Rock Nature Reserve, explore the fascinating underground world of St. Michael's Cave, get to know the fascinating history of Grand Casemates Square, and hike along Mediterranean Steps.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Gibraltar journey maker app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Rabat to Gibraltar takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rabat to Gibraltar due to the time zone difference. In January, Gibraltar is much colder than Rabat - with highs of 19°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Upper Rock Nature Reserve ©
Upper Rock Nature Reserve
Europa Point ©
Europa Point
Mediterranean Steps ©
Mediterranean Steps

Similar Plans

32 days in Spain, Morocco & Portugal BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 32 days in Portugal, Morocco & Spain BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Tunisia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 16 days in Morocco BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 4 days in Tunisia BY A USER FROM PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Morocco BY A USER FROM MALTA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 23 days in Brussels & Morocco BY A USER FROM BELGIUM September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 10 days in Morocco BY A USER FROM KUWAIT October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular sights Preferences: October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Morocco, Spain & Portugal BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 42 days in Morocco BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 37 days in Tunisia & Morocco BY A USER FROM ROMANIA September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 30 days in Morocco BY A USER FROM CANADA March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans