60 days in South Pacific, Europe & Africa Itinerary

60 days in South Pacific, Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Canberra, Australia
— 5 nights
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Toowoomba, Australia
— 4 nights
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Drive to Brisbane International Airport, Fly to Kazan International Airport, Drive to Cheboksary
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Cheboksary, Russia
— 3 nights
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Drive to Kazan International Airport, Fly to Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Drive to Reims
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Reims, France
— 6 nights
Fly
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Angouleme, France
— 5 nights
Drive
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Martigues, France
— 4 nights
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Drive to Marseille Provence Airport, Fly to Barcelona International Airport, Drive to Caspe
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Caspe, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pamplona, Spain
— 5 nights
Bus to Bilbao, Fly to Sheffield
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Drive to Manchester Airport, Fly to Łódź Władysław Reymont Airport, Drive to Kalisz
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Kalisz, Poland
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bressanone, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive
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Chur, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to King Shaka International Airport, Drive to Port Shepstone
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Port Shepstone, South Africa
— 2 nights
Drive to King Shaka International Airport, Fly to Canberra

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Canberra, Australia — 5 nights

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Visit St John the Baptist Church and Shoalhaven River Gorge for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Australian War Memorial and National Gallery of Australia. Step out of Canberra with an excursion to Garroorigang Historic Home in Goulburn--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, get curious at Questacon, and get to know the fascinating history of Lanyon Homestead.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Canberra online trip planner.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiport is Canberra International Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Canberra can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Toowoomba.
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Toowoomba, Australia — 4 nights

Toowoomba is a city in the Darling Downs region in the Australian state of Queensland. Cobb+Co Museum and Glengallan Homestead & Heritage Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as St Luke's Anglican Church and Spring Bluff are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Toowoomba: The Granite Belt (in Stanthorpe), Jimbour (in Jimbour East) and Stanthorpe Cheese (in Thulimbah). There's more to do: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Gardens USQ QLD and walk around Queens Park Botanic Gardens.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Toowoomba tour itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Canberra to Toowoomba in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Canberra in June: high temperatures in Toowoomba hover around 22°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cheboksary.
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Cheboksary, Russia — 3 nights

Cheboksary is the capital city of Chuvashia, Russia and a port on the Volga River. Do some cultural sightseeing at Intercession Tatianinskiy Cathedral and Scientific and Technical Museum of History of A Tractor. Chuvash National Museum and Beer Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cheboksary: Sviyazhsk (Lazy Torzhok Mini-Amusement Park & Sviyazhskiy Holy Dormition Monastery). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Vvedenskiy Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Monument Materi - Pokrovitelnitse, don't miss a visit to Monument to Ostap Bender and Kisa Vorobyaninov, and get to know the fascinating history of Boulevard Merchant Efremov.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Cheboksary fast, fun, and easy.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Toowoomba to Cheboksary. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Samara Standard Time (SAMT) is minus 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Toowoomba in June; daily highs in Cheboksary reach 26°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Reims.
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Reims, France — 6 nights

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Appreciate the collections at Hotel Le Vergeur Museum and Museum of the Surrender. Get some cultural insight at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims and Nomad Wine. Venture out of the city with trips to Musée du Louvre-Lens (in Lens), Musee Somme 1916 (in Albert) and Amiens (Musee de Picardie, Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Palais du Tau, learn about winemaking at Moet et Chandon, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Pierrefonds, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint-Remi.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Reims trip maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cheboksary to Reims. The time zone difference moving from Samara Standard Time (SAMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Cheboksary in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Reims, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can fly to Angouleme.
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Angouleme, France — 5 nights

Angoulême is a commune, the capital of the Charente department, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwestern France.The inhabitants of the commune are known as Angoumoisins or Angoumoisines.Located on a plateau overlooking a meander of the Charente River, the city is nicknamed the "balcony of the southwest". Let the collections at Oradour-sur-Glane and Le Tresor de la Cathedrale d'Angouleme capture your imagination. Cathedrale St-Front and Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Angouleme: Chateau de Bridoire (in Ribagnac), Centre de la Memoire (in Oradour-sur-Glane) and Anywhere Creation (in Piegut-Pluviers). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Monbazillac, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Notre Dame la Grande, and see the interesting displays at Musee du Papier.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Angouleme day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Reims to Angouleme takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Martigues.
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Martigues, France — 4 nights

Martigues is a commune northwest of Marseille. Chapelle de L'Annonciade and Musee ZIEM are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Martigues: Parc Animalier de la Barben (in La Barben) and Salon-de-Provence (Chateau de l'Emperi, Fontaine Moussue, &more). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Petit Musee de Carro, get outside with Plage du Verdon, stroll through St. Croix Beach, and make a trip to Port de Peche de Carro.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Martigues trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Angouleme to Martigues in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, Martigues is somewhat warmer than Angouleme - with highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Caspe.
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Caspe, Spain — 2 nights

Caspe or Casp is a historic town and municipality in the province of Zaragoza, in the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Colegiata Santa Maria la Mayor del Pilar and then cast your line with Pro Predator Fishing Adventures. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Poblado iberico de San Antonio and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Conjunto Historico Villa de Calaceite.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Caspe trip itinerary builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Martigues to Caspe with the Route module. In July, daily temperatures in Caspe can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Pamplona.
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Pamplona, Spain — 5 nights

Pamplona or Iruña is the historical capital city of Navarre, in Spain, and of the former Kingdom of Navarre.The city is famous worldwide for the running of the bulls during the San Fermín festival, which is held annually from July 6 to 14. Visit Fortress and Walls of Pamplona and Palacio Real de Olite for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and Catedral de Pamplona. Step out of Pamplona with an excursion to Miguel Merino Winery in Briones--about 1h 25 min away. Dedicate the 20th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Nicolas, make a trip to Plaza del Castillo, and ponder the world of politics at Paseo de Sarasate.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Pamplona using our trip planner.

You can drive from Caspe to Pamplona in 3 hours. Traveling from Caspe in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Pamplona, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sheffield.
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Sheffield, United Kingdom — 4 nights

A major industrial and cultural center, Sheffield is renowned for its green open spaces, art galleries, and state-of-the-art sports facilities.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Railway Museum and Fountains Abbey. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chatsworth House and Hardwick Hall and Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from Sheffield: York Minster (in York), Sally Mosley Guided Walks (in Over Haddon) and National Centre for Birds of Prey (in Helmsley). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Holly Hagg Community Farm and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Church of St. Peter and St. Paul.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sheffield trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Pamplona to Sheffield in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pamplona to Sheffield. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Pamplona in July: high temperatures in Sheffield hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Kalisz.
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Kalisz, Poland — 5 nights

Museum-lovers will get to explore Muzeum im. G.J. Osiakowskich and Piast City Archeological Preserve. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sanctuary of St. Joseph in Kalisz and Bazylika Prymasowska Sanktuarium św. Wojciecha. Get out of town with these interesting Kalisz side-trips: Basilica of Our Lady of Lichen (in Lichen Stary), Muzeum Archeologiczne w Biskupinie (in Biskupin) and Forest Arboretum of Prof. Stefana Bialoboka in Sycow Forest District (in Sycow).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kalisz trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sheffield to Kalisz. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sheffield to Kalisz. Traveling from Sheffield in July, you will find days in Kalisz are a bit warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). On the 30th (Sat), you're off to Bressanone.
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Bressanone, Italy — 4 nights

Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Duomo di Bressanone and Malga Fane. Visit Centro Storico and Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bressanone: Sudtiroler Volkskundemuseum / Museo degli usi e costumi (in Brunico) and Prati di Croda Rossa (in Sesto).

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bressanone sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Kalisz to Bressanone takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kalisz in July, expect Bressanone to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Chur.
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Chur, Switzerland — 4 nights

Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. Museum-lovers will get to explore Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR and Kunstmuseum Appenzell. Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte and Old Town Chur are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Chur's surroundings by going to Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (in Glarus), Stiftsbibliothek (in St. Gallen) and Museum Appenzell (in Appenzell). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Maria Himmelfahrt Cathedral, identify plant and animal life at Heidiland, get a new perspective on nature at Bundner Naturmuseum, and explore the world behind art at Bundner Kunstmuseum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chur tour planner.

Drive from Bressanone to Chur in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Port Shepstone.
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Port Shepstone, South Africa — 2 nights

Port Shepstone is a town situated on the mouth of the largest river on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, the Mzimkulu River (the great home of all rivers). Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): stroll through Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Port Shepstone tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chur to Port Shepstone. The time zone difference when traveling from Chur to Port Shepstone is 1 hour. In August in Port Shepstone, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.
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