56 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

56 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Melbourne, Australia
— 5 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Nice, France
— 5 nights
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L'Oie, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Sluis, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get some historical perspective at Old Town and Hare Krishna Temple. Let the collections at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens), Lucerne (The Rosengart Collection, Bourbaki Panorama, &more) and Museum of Communication (in Bern). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, get a taste of the local shopping with Bahnhofstrasse, stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern, and explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip planner.

Roeselare, Belgium to Zurich is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In March in Zurich, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Art Museum
Museum Rietberg
4.6
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Wildlife Area
Mt Pilatus
4.7

5
nights
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get a sense of the local culture at Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia and Australian Sports Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery (in Mornington), Wine Compass (in Mt Martha) and WaterMaarq (in Sorrento). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Holocaust Centre, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and explore and take pictures at Royal Exhibition Building.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online route maker.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Melbourne takes 25 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Zurich in March, expect Melbourne to be much warmer, temps between 30°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
WaterMaarq
4.3
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Specialty Museum
Melbourne Museum
4.5

5
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Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Popular historic sites such as The Rocks and The Rocks Discovery Museum are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Australian National Maritime Museum and Hyde Park Barracks. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, take in panoramic vistas at Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip builder website.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Sydney

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
ATTY Gallery
5.0
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Neighborhood
The Rocks
4.6
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Specialty Museum
Australian National Maritime Museum
4.5

3
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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Get a sense of the local culture at Piazza San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: San Fermo Maggiore, Verona (in Verona) and Padua (Piazza della Frutta, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Venezia, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Venice road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Venice takes 24 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Venice. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect Venice to be much colder, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7
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Historic Walking Area
Piazza San Marco
4.4
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4

3
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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get a sense of the local culture at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. You'll explore and learn at M.G. Design and Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and contemplate the long history of Palazzo Vecchio.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
M.G. Design
4.8
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World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4

5
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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Popular historic sites such as Pantheon and Cupola di San Pietro are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Must see
Pantheon
4.8
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Must see
Colosseum
4.7

5
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Nice, France

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Lérins Islands and Palais Lascaris. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews and Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Tanneron (Massif du Tanneron & Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois), Antibes (Chapelle Saint-Bernardin & Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes) and Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice, examine the collection at Musee Matisse, wander the streets of Vieille Ville, and take in the waterfront activity at Old Harbor (La Darse).

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Rome to Nice in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Nice are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to L'Oie.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Historic Walking Area
Saint-Paul de Vence
4.6

1
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L'Oie, France

L'Oie ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): examine the collection at Musee des Ustensiles de Cuisine Anciens, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Le Sanctuaire de la Salette, then look and learn at La Cite des Oiseaux, and finally test your team's savvy at Echappe Toi Si Tu Peux.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the L'Oie trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nice to L'Oie. Traveling from Nice in April, things will get slightly colder in L'Oie: highs are around 17°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in L'Oie

Museums · Nature · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Room Escape Game
Echappe Toi Si Tu Peux
4.9

5
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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin. Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & Palace of Versailles). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

You can drive from L'Oie to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In April in Paris, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
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World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0

5
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Appreciate the collections at Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum. Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague), Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles (in Delft) and Keukenhof (in Lisse). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and stroll around Vondelpark.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Anne Frank House
4.4
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Art Museum
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
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Art Museum
Rijksmuseum
4.6

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Horta Museum (Musee Horta). Grand Place and Atomium are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’' in Halle (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Maison d'Erasme, explore the world behind art at Magritte Museum, and admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Brussels are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sluis.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8
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World heritage site
Grand Place
4.8

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Sluis, The Netherlands

Sluis ©
Sluis is the name of both a municipality and a town located in the west of Zeelandic Flanders, in the south-western part of the Netherlands.The current incarnation of the municipality exists since on 1 January 2003. On the 20th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Canadees Herdenkingsmonument Ijzendijke - Sluis, see the interesting displays at Visserij Museum, let little ones run wild at Groede podium, speel- en infopark, then take an exotic tour of Husky Safari - Day Tours, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Het Vlaemsche Erfgoed. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Gemeentelijk Archeologisch Museum Aardenburg, stop by Slijterij-Wijnhandel de Vuurtoren, then examine the collection at Bizarium, then take an in-depth tour of Museum Het Belfort, and finally pause for some photo ops at Oorlogsmonument Sluis.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sluis trip builder app.

Drive from Brussels to Sluis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Sluis

Museums · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Bizarium
4.8
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History Museum
Museum Het Belfort
4.4

4
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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Groeningemuseum and Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gravensteen and Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (Graslei and Korenlei, Ghent City Center, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Begijnhofkerk Sint Elisabeth (St. Elisabeth Church), and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bruges trip itinerary planning website.

Bruges is very close to Sluis. In April, daytime highs in Bruges are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Historic Centre of Brugge
4.8
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Castle
Gravensteen
4.4
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Art Museum
Groeningemuseum
4.3

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