59 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

59 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

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Katowice, Poland
— 5 nights
Fly to Copenhagen Kastrup Airport, Drive to Hillerod
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Hillerod, Denmark
— 5 nights
Drive to Copenhagen Kastrup Airport, Fly to Biarritz-Anglet-Bayonne Airport
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Biarritz, France
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bordeaux, France
— 5 nights
Drive
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La Rochelle, France
— 6 nights
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Paris, France
— 15 nights
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Dinant, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Drive to Brussels Airport, Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Zofingen
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Zofingen, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport
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Sydney, Australia
— 7 nights
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Katowice, Poland

— 5 nights
Katowice is a city in southwestern Poland, with a population of 299,910 and the center of the Silesian Metropolis, with a population of 2.2 million.Throughout the mid-18th century, Katowice had developed into a village upon the discovery of rich coal reserves in the area. Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Museum of Computer and Information Technology will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Rynek, Gliwice and Piastowska Tower. Explore Katowice's surroundings by going to Wroclaw (Church of the Holy Cross, Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island), &more), Church of the Exaltation of the Cross (in Istebna) and Lesny Park Niespodzianek (in Ustron). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Museum of the History of Katowice, enjoy breathtaking views from Warszawa II Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at "Asylum" House of Fear, and take a stroll through Nikiszowiec.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Katowice trip itinerary planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Katowice is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Budapest in September, expect nights in Katowice to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hillerod.

Things to do in Katowice

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hillerod, Denmark

— 5 nights
Popular historic sites such as Frederiksborg Castle and Frederiksborg slotshave are in your itinerary. The Karen Blixen Museum and Frederiksborg Slotskirke are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Hillerod's surroundings by going to Hedeland (in Hedehusene), Helsingoer (Kronborg & M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark) and Roskilde (Roskilde Domkirke & Viking Ship Museum).

To find photos and other tourist information, use the Hillerod tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Katowice to Hillerod with the Route module. In September, daytime highs in Hillerod are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Biarritz.

Things to do in Hillerod

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Biarritz, France

— 5 nights
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes and Eglise Saint-Charles. will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Villa Arnaga and Parish Our Lady of the Rock - St Martin Church. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Mouriscot, don't miss a visit to Phare de Biarritz, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Imperiale.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Hillerod to Biarritz. Traveling from Hillerod in September, expect Biarritz to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Biarritz

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Bordeaux, France

— 5 nights

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Moulin de la Rouzique and CAPC Musee d'Art Contemporain will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Place de la Bourse and Chateau de Monbazillac for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Bordeaux: Cathedrale St-Front (in Perigueux), Réserve Ornithologique du Teich (in Le Teich) and Musee du Chai de Lardimalie (in Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andre Cathedral, make a trip to The Water Mirror, snap pictures at Pont de Pierre, and admire the striking features of La Cite du Vin.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bordeaux day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Biarritz to Bordeaux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Bordeaux, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

La Rochelle, France

— 6 nights

White City

Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Association Hermione-La Fayette and Chateau Royal de Cognac. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Martell Cognac's Visitors Center and Grottes du Regulus et des Fontaines. Change things up with these side-trips from La Rochelle: Camino de Santiago (in Saintes), La Maison de la Lieutenance (in Cognac) and Maillezais (Abbaye de Maillezais & Embarcadere de l'Abbaye). There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium La Rochelle, enjoy the sea views from Phare du Bout du Monde, don't miss a visit to Towers of La Rochelle, and examine the collection at Musee des Commerces d'Autrefois.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the La Rochelle road trip planning app.

You can drive from Bordeaux to La Rochelle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in La Rochelle are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Paris, France

— 15 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Fondation Claude Monet. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet), Caresse de Tigre (in La Mailleraye-sur-Seine) and Blandin Cadeaux (in Les Andelys). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, don't miss a visit to Chateau de Chambord, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paris visit planner.

Take a train from La Rochelle to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. September in Paris sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dinant.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Dinant, Belgium

— 3 nights
Located along the Upper Meuse Valley, the city of Dinant features colorful buildings framing its famous church and a clifftop citadel in the background.
Popular historic sites such as Parc de Furfooz and Abbaye de Maredsous are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Bastogne War Museum and Maison Adolphe Sax. Explore Dinant's surroundings by going to Mardasson Memorial (in Bastogne) and Chateau de Bouillon (in Bouillon). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Dinant, snap pictures at Charles-de-Gaulle Bridge, make a trip to Eglise Collegiale Notre-Dame, and examine the collection at Maison Leffe.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Dinant driving holiday planner.

Drive from Paris to Dinant in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Paris, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Dinant, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Zofingen.

Things to do in Dinant

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Zofingen, Switzerland

— 3 nights
Zofingen is a city in the canton of Aargau in Switzerland. Museum-lovers will appreciate Wildegg Castle and Historisches Museum Baden. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Schloss Ebenrain and Schloss Lenzburg. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zofingen: Emmentaler Schaukaeserei (in Affoltern im Emmental), Klingnauer Stausee (in Klingnau) and Ruine Stein (in Baden). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Heiternplatz, make a trip to Alte Holzbruecke, and explore the historical opulence of Hallwyl Castle.

Before you visit Zofingen, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Explore your travel options from Dinant to Zofingen with the Route module. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Zofingen

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Sydney, Australia

— 7 nights

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.
Let the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Art Gallery of New South Wales capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Rocks and Leura Post Office. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Lennox Bridge (in Blaxland), Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park (in Blacktown) and Faulconbridge (Corridor of Oaks & Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, contemplate the long history of Justice & Police Museum, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and get engrossed in the history at Hyde Park Barracks.

To find maps and more tourist information, read Sydney driving holiday planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zofingen to Sydney. Traveling from Zofingen to Sydney, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Zofingen in October: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Wildlife · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Silesia Province travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Castles · Ski Areas

Copenhagen Region travel guide

4.4
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
An area filled with cafes, boutiques, and historical buildings, Copenhagen Region houses everything from a charming Old Town to royal palaces and castles. Known as one of the most environmentally friendly regions in the world, the towns and cities here can be easily cycled through, offering visitors a unique way to tour attractions. Indulge in a meal at one of the many highly rated restaurants, which offer local and international cuisine.

Nouvelle-Aquitaine travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Castles · Theme Parks

Ile-de-France travel guide

4.3
Art Museums · Architectural Buildings · Historic Sites
Île-de-France offers a wealth of treasures from its Parisian urban culture and natural frontiers to its romantic river walks along artistic landscapes that continue to inspire painters. The heartland of the country is like a miniature version of France as a whole, offering a sample of everything you've come to expect in the country: charming villages, museums, cathedrals, châteaux, parks, forests, river lands, and world-class shopping and restaurants, of course. Many locals still refer to the region as Région Parisienne or RP, because it's the most populated and affluent metropolitan area of the country. Although this region is small, it has borne witness to great historical battles, canvasses painted by old masters, and centuries of royalty, as evidenced by its wealth of attractions. Your vacation in the economic, religious, and political hub of France brings you up close and personal with diverse historical monuments, the pink turrets of Disney's castle, and the three surrounding rivers: the Seine, the Marne and the Oise.

Namur Province travel guide

3.7
Historic Sites · Caves · Specialty Museums
Intersected by two major rivers and punctuated by elegant towns, Namur province remains best known for its scenic natural areas. Rocky hills and deep valleys mark the province's northern and central sections, while its southern portion includes a large chunk of the Ardennes, a picturesque wilderness ideal for active vacationers. The city of Namur, located at the confluence of the rivers Meuse and Sambre, contains many of the region's top attractions, including a medieval citadel and a well-preserved old town. A standout among the province's smaller settlements, the riverside town of Dinant offers opportunities for adventure sports like rock climbing and canoeing.

Canton of Aargau travel guide

4.1
Spas · Room Escape Games · Castles
Relaxation and tranquillity await you at the Canton of Aargau, best known for its hot sulphur and saline springs. The pile-dwellings of Beinwil am See and Seengen, both World Heritage Sites, evidence prehistoric settlements of the Neolithic and Bronze Age, while the villages of Endingen and Lengnau served as the country's Jewish ghetto in the 17th century. The region's heavily wooded plateau interlaced with rivers features plenty of ruined castles, fortresses, and old museums to peak your interest. Tour through local vineyards by foot or bike, or wash your worries away at the famed thermal spas.

New South Wales travel guide

4.3
Beaches · Theaters · Hiking Trails
New South Wales boasts stunning snow-capped mountains, sandy beaches, and prosperous cities, including its capital, Sydney. Interior forests and highlands contrast with the coastal plains and oceanside landscape. Foodies on holiday in New South Wales can revel in the country's economic heartland, where vineyards flourish and farmer's markets bring an abundance of local produce to the table. Base yourself in Sydney, a glamorous spot from which to explore, and then head to the beaches to swim and surf.