20 days in Europe, Africa & Asia Itinerary

20 days in Europe, Africa & Asia Itinerary

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Fly to Munich, Train to Salzburg
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Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly
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Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly to Roland Garros Airport, Drive to Petite-France
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Petite-France, Reunion Island
— 2 nights
Drive to Roland Garros Airport, Fly to Abha
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Abha, Saudi Arabia
— 2 nights
Fly

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Salzburg, Austria

— 4 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, and explore the galleries of Mozarts Geburtshaus.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg driving holiday tool.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Salzburg is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Jeddah to Salzburg, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jeddah in August, things will get cooler in Salzburg: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 5:

Innsbruck, Austria

— 3 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Explore Innsbruck's surroundings by going to Achensee (in Maurach) and Badestrand Achensee Nord (in Achenkirch). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), take in the spiritual surroundings of Hofkirche, and step into the grandiose world of Schloss Ambras Innsbruck.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Innsbruck route tool.

You can drive from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Porto.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 8:

Porto, Portugal

— 3 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Dedicate the 9th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the waterfront activity at Cais da Ribeira, and don't miss a visit to Liberdade Square.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Porto trip tool.

You can fly from Innsbruck to Porto in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Innsbruck to Porto. In August, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena & Quinta da Regaleira). Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, take a stroll through Alfama, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Lisbon vacation maker tool.

Fly from Porto to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in August, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Petite-France.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 16:

Petite-France, Reunion Island

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): head outdoors with Cap Noir, then look for gifts at Alambic Begue, and then learn insider's secrets on La Part des Anges - Distillation.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Petite-France trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Lisbon to Petite-France with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Petite-France is 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Abha.

Things to do in Petite-France

Outdoors · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:

Abha, Saudi Arabia

— 2 nights
Poised in the mountains in southwest Saudi Arabia, Abha provides respite and escape to domestic tourists as well as travelers from other Gulf countries and beyond.
On the 19th (Thu), stroll around High City, contemplate the waterfront views at Abha Dam Lake, and then don't miss a visit to Cable Car. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Asir National Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Abha trip itinerary tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Petite-France to Abha. Traveling from Petite-France to Abha, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Abha

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 20:
Highlights from your trip

Austrian Alps travel guide

4.3
Ski Areas · Lookouts · Historic Sites
Much of the country's territory sits in the heart of the mountainous Austrian Alps, making the region a prime spot for trekking, skiing, or cozying up in a mountain resort. The mountain range makes Austria, along with Switzerland, the winter sports capital of Europe. Though the Alps are most famous for hosting a wealth of ski resorts for visitors of all skill levels, regional tourism is growing, capitalizing on the appeal of outdoor recreation during all seasons. Visitors flock to the Alps for hiking, golf, biking, and whitewater kayaking in addition to skiing.

Portugal travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.