20 days in Europe, Casablanca & Marrakech Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
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Fly to Tivat, Taxi to Herceg Novi, Bus to Dubrovnik
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Casablanca, Morocco
— 1 night
Drive
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria — 2 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Hofburg, then take an in-depth tour of Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, then get to know the fascinating history of Ringstrasse, and finally admire the landmark architecture of State Hall of the Austrian National Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Jesuits, admire the landmark architecture of Kirche am Steinhof, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally contemplate the long history of Kaisergruft.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip website.

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam to Vienna is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bandar Seri Begawan to Vienna is minus 7 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Bandar Seri Begawan in May; daily highs in Vienna reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games
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Budapest, Hungary — 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
On the 8th (Mon), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Statue of St Stephen, step off the mainland to explore Margaret Island, then don't miss a visit to 3d Gallery Budapest, and finally make a trip to New York Palace.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Budapest trip maker website.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In May in Budapest, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Belgrade.
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Belgrade, Serbia — 2 nights

The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): steep yourself in history at The National Assembly, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Crkva Svetog Marka, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ružica, and finally steep yourself in history at Kalemegdan. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Skadarlija and then explore the world behind art at Zepter Museum , Belgrade.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Belgrade route builder site.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Belgrade takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Dubrovnik, Croatia — 4 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lokrum Island and Ronald Brown Pathway. Take a break from Dubrovnik with a short trip to Cavtat Cemetery in Cavtat, about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Walls of Dubrovnik, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Blaise, and explore the world behind art at Red History Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik online travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Belgrade to Dubrovnik in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 16th (Tue), take a stroll through Chiado, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally get great views at Miradouro da Graca (Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen).

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Lisbon vacation maker tool.

Fly from Dubrovnik to Lisbon in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dubrovnik to Lisbon. In May, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Casablanca.
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Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Casablanca, Morocco — 1 night

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 17th (Wed): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Morocco Camel Trips.

To find out how to plan a trip to Casablanca, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Casablanca takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Lisbon in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Casablanca, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Marrakech.
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Tours · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Marrakech, Morocco — 4 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Walking tours and Medersa Ben Youssef. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bahia, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fnaa.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Marrakech driving holiday planning app.

Drive from Casablanca to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Casablanca in May: highs in Marrakech hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.
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Serbia travel guide

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Historic Sites · Room Escape Games · Churches
A country of wild landscapes and wilder nights, Serbia is renowned for its diversity and hospitality. It's a land of rich history with an abundance of monuments dating back to prehistory, ancient times, and the Middle Ages. Some of the country's most famous attractions are the medieval monasteries, many of which are still active and open to visitors. Major cities like Belgrade, Novi Sad, and Niš, are bustling hubs where you can immerse yourself in the arts, cafe culture, and all-night partying. Take a trip into the countryside crisscrossed with rivers and explore the lush plains, untouched forests, clear lakes, and rugged mountains. Welcoming villages offer an abundance of hospitality, and numerous spa resorts give you the opportunity to relax and rejuvenate in a tranquil atmosphere. Serbian cuisine is very diverse, so whichever region you visit, make sure to try some of the local specialties.
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Croatia travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.
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Portugal travel guide

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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.
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