17 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

17 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paphos, Cyprus
— 4 nights
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Larnaca, Cyprus
— 1 night
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Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly to Larnaca, Bus to Paphos
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Paphos, Cyprus
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Buckingham Palace and Houses of Parliament are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Harrods and Camden Market. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, hunt for treasures at Jamon Jamon Paella, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our London trip planner.

Reykjavik, Iceland to London is an approximately 6-hour flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Reykjavik in September; daily highs in London reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Paphos.

Things to do in London

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 6:

Paphos, Cyprus

— 4 nights
The legendary birthplace of the Greek goddess Aphrodite and the capital of western Cyprus, the city of Paphos showcases an abundance of archaeological, architectural, and historical sites.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos and Tombs of the Kings. Head to Kings Avenue Mall and Lempa (Lemba) Pottery Workshopfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Aphrodite's Rock (in Kouklia), Kikis Pandechis Pottery (in Paramytha) and Limassol City (Kolossi Castle & AQUA Shop). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Coral Bay, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take in the exciting artwork at Michael Owen Art Gallery.

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You can fly from London to Paphos in 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paphos is 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in September: high temperatures in Paphos hover around 35°C and lows are around 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Larnaca.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors · Shopping · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 10:

Larnaca, Cyprus

— 1 night
Situated on the southernmost coast of Cyprus, the 6,000-year-old city of Larnaka features a bustling promenade full of bars, cafes, restaurants, and plenty of spots in the sun.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Lazarus, take in the exciting artwork at Art by Theo Michael, and then explore the galleries of Medieval Fort.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Larnaca trip planning website.

You can drive from Paphos to Larnaca in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Cairo.

Things to do in Larnaca

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:

Cairo, Egypt

— 2 nights

City of a Thousand Minarets

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and then shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Pyramids of Giza, steep yourself in history at Great Sphinx, and then admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Cairo trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Larnaca to Cairo by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Larnaca in September; daily highs in Cairo reach 39°C and lows reach 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Paphos.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:

Paphos, Cyprus

— 3 nights
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kings Avenue Mall and AQUA Shop. Get a sense of the local culture at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos and Kolossi Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Paphos: Aphrodite's Rock (in Kouklia) and Kikis Pandechis Pottery (in Paramytha). See even more of Paphos: explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings, admire the artistry at Lempa (Lemba) Pottery Workshop, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and stroll through Coral Bay.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Paphos trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Cairo to Paphos in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cairo in September, with highs in Paphos at 35°C and lows at 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Berlin.

Things to do in Paphos

Outdoors · Shopping · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror. For shopping fun, head to Korsettmanufaktur TO.mTO Berlin or AMPELMANN Shop am Gendarmenmarkt. There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, look for gifts at Winterfeldt Markt, admire the landmark architecture of Reichstag Building, and take a stroll through Kurfurstendamm.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Berlin trip planner.

You can fly from Paphos to Berlin in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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