60 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

60 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 4 nights
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Locarno, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Strasbourg, France
— 3 nights
Train
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Mechelen, Belgium
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
Drive
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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive
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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Fly to Newcastle Airport
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive
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Derby, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Drive to Manchester Airport, Fly to Billund Airport, Drive to Esbjerg
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Esbjerg, Denmark
— 1 night
Drive to Billund Airport, Fly to Melbourne International Airport
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Melbourne, Australia
— 6 nights
Fly
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Adelaide, Australia
— 5 nights
Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples, Italy
— 4 nights
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Bologna, Italy
— 5 nights
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Milan, Italy

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Duomo di Milano and Il Cenacolo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castello Sforzesco and Monumental Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: La Citta Alta (in Bergamo), Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata (in Lodi) and Galleria Campari (in Sesto San Giovanni). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, see the interesting displays at Civic Archaeological Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan travel itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Malpensa International Airport, Milano Linate Airport and Milan Bergamo Airport. In March, daytime highs in Milan are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Turin.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Turin, Italy

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Egizio and Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile. Get some cultural insight at Museo Nazionale del Cinema and Basilica of Superga. Step out of Turin to go to Venaria Reale and see Reggia di Venaria Reale, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Galleria Sabauda, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Risorgimento.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Turin online route planner.

Traveling by train from Milan to Turin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Milan in March, you will find days in Turin are slightly colder (11°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Locarno.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Locarno, Switzerland

Locarno's Mediterranean climate, palm trees, and 2,300 hours of sunlight per year make this city the warmest in Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Castello di Montebello, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant' Antonio Abate, and then take in the exciting artwork at Artrust SA. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Visconteo Castle, then admire the engineering at Verzasca Dam, then explore the historical opulence of Castelgrande, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Grande.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Locarno trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Turin to Locarno takes 3 hours. When traveling from Turin in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Locarno, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Locarno

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Strasbourg, France

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
You'll explore and learn at Palais de Rohan and Le Vaisseau. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg and Alsatian Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Strasbourg side-trips: La Volerie des Aigles (in Kintzheim), NaturoparC - Hunawihr (in Hunawihr) and Musée d'Unterlinden (in Colmar). The adventure continues: take a stroll through La Petite France and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuaire du Mont Sainte Odile.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Strasbourg online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Locarno to Strasbourg in 4.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Paris, France

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.
Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry), Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & Palace of Versailles) and Evasion Canine (in Fontainebleau). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, stop by Le Marais, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

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

Getting from Strasbourg to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or drive. March in Paris sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Mechelen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Mechelen, Belgium

Truly a hidden gem, the town of Mechelen features a number of museums, a famous cathedral, and charming squares, all while remaining relatively under the radar.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): make a trip to Dijlepad, then browse the exhibits of Fort Breendonk, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Van Duffel, and finally admire the striking features of St. Rumbold's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mechelen travel planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Mechelen in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In March in Mechelen, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Mechelen

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Brussels, Belgium

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.
Get some historical perspective at Grand Place and Historic Centre of Brugge. Let the collections at Atomium and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Ghent (Gravensteen & Saint Bavo's Cathedral) and Bruges (Friet Museum, Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta).

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Brussels attractions planning site.

Drive from Mechelen to Brussels in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mechelen in March, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are slightly colder, around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Den Bosch.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands

The fortified city of Den Bosch impresses with its well-preserved 16th- and 17th-century architecture.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): contemplate the long history of VVV Bezoekerscentrum De Moriaan, take an in-depth tour of Noordbrabants Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Cathedral, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Het Bossche Broek.

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

Traveling by car from Brussels to Den Bosch takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Alkmaar.

Things to do in Den Bosch

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands

Alkmaar is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. On the 27th (Sat), examine the collection at Hollands Kaasmuseum, pause for some photo ops at Kissing Cheesegirl, identify plant and animal life at Noordhollands Duinreservaat, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Klim naar de hemel, then explore the world behind art at Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hof Van Sonoy.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Alkmaar visit site.

You can drive from Den Bosch to Alkmaar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Alkmaar

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Student City

One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Railway Museum and The Discovery Museum. Aira Force Waterfall and Victoria Tunnel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Newcastle upon Tyne: York (York City Walls, York Minster, &more) and St Lawrences Church (in Crosby Ravensworth). There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Riverside Falconry, view the masterpieces at The Glamorous Owl, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas, and see the interesting displays at Derwent Pencil Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Newcastle upon Tyne sightseeing planning website.

Explore your travel options from Alkmaar to Newcastle upon Tyne with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Alkmaar to Newcastle upon Tyne. March in Newcastle upon Tyne sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Derby.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Derby, United Kingdom

Do some cultural sightseeing at Eyam Plague Village Museum and Chatsworth House. You'll explore and learn at Derby Museum and Art Gallery and Famous Trains. Explore Derby's surroundings by going to Hawks Of Steele (in Newark-on-Trent), Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton) and Bird on the Hand Falconry Experiences (in Church Langton).

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You can drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Derby in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Derby can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Esbjerg.

Things to do in Derby

Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Esbjerg, Denmark

Esbjerg is a seaport town and seat of Esbjerg Municipality on the west coast of the Jutland peninsula in southwest Denmark. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Vadehavscentret, then get engrossed in the history at Tirpitz, and then identify plant and animal life at Marbaek-Omraadet. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Ribe Glas ved Erna Moeller, then admire the landmark architecture of Ribe Domkirke, then explore the galleries of Koldinghus, and finally admire the masterpieces at Trapholt.

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

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Derby to Esbjerg. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. April in Esbjerg sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Esbjerg

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Melbourne, Australia

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.
Popular historic sites such as Old Melbourne Gaol and St Thomas Aquinas' Church are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Melbourne Museum and Sovereign Hill. Venture out of the city with trips to Amour of the Grape Tours (in Rosebud), Newhaven (National Vietnam Veterans Museum & Phillip Island Helicopters) and Koala Conservation Centre (in Cowes). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and examine the collection at Scienceworks.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne tour itinerary site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Esbjerg to Melbourne. Traveling from Esbjerg to Melbourne, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Esbjerg in April, with highs in Melbourne at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Adelaide, Australia

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Adelaide Oval and St Peter's Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Migration Museum and Wine Tours & Tastings. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, admire the masterpieces at Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery, and take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Adelaide takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne to Adelaide, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Naples.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours · Parks · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

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Naples, Italy

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Popular historic sites such as Pompeii Archaeological Park and Parco Acheologico di Ercolano are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo Cappella Sansevero and Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Fontana sant'Andrea) and Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Duomo di Ravello, &more). And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Naples attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Adelaide to Naples takes 25 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Naples. April in Naples sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Bologna.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

5
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Bologna, Italy

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica of Santa Croce are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bologna: Certosa di Firenze (in Galluzzo) and Florence (Ponte Vecchio, Piazza del Duomo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio, don't miss a visit to Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Domenico, and explore the world behind art at La Quadreria - Palazzo Rossi Poggi Marsili.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bologna travel itinerary planner.

Take a train from Naples to Bologna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Bologna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips