31 days in South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

31 days in South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

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Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
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Melbourne, Australia
— 1 night
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum. Appreciate the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and White Rabbit Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Blue Mountains Cultural Centre (in Katoomba) and Lennox Bridge (in Blaxland). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, listen to music at Sydney Opera House, and take in the exciting artwork at Jason Ree.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip app.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Sydney is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 13 hour difference. In October, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

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Specialty Museum
Australian National Maritime Museum
4.5

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament House of Victoria, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne attractions planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in October; daily highs in Melbourne reach 24°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Athens.

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Specialty Museum
Melbourne Museum
4.5
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Government Building
Parliament House of Victoria
4.2

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Acropolis Museum and Acropolis of Athens are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at National Archaeological Museum and Benaki Museum. Step out of Athens with an excursion to Archea Korinthos in Corinth--about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Plaka, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, get engrossed in the history at Numismatic Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cycladic Art.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Athens in 23 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Athens. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in October, with highs in Athens at 28°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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History Museum
Acropolis Museum
4.7
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World heritage site
Acropolis of Athens
4.7

3
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Get some cultural insight at Akrotiri and Monastery of Profitis Ilias. You'll explore and learn at Naval Maritime Museum and Museum of Prehistoric Thira. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Ancient Thera, see the interesting displays at Cultural Village, take in the exciting artwork at Mnemossyne Gallery, and browse the exhibits of Oria Gallery.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Fira sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Fira takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In October, daytime highs in Fira are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Fira

Museums · Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

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Ruin
Akrotiri
4.1

4
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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.
Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, examine the collection at Stanze di Raffaello, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

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Traveling by flight from Fira to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fira to Rome. Traveling from Fira in October, Rome is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

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Must see
Vatican Museums
4.2
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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
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Historic Site
St. Peter's Basilica
4.8

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Florence online travel route planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4
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World heritage site
Pitti Palace
4.4

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Zaccaria, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony, pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, then admire the masterpieces at Musei Civici Agli Eremitani, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa degli Eremitani.

Make your Venice itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. While traveling from Florence, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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

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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.
Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou capture your imagination. Musee d'Orsay and Eiffel Tower are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet, Palace of Versailles, &more). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

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World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0
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Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll explore and learn at Museu Picasso and Parc de Montjuic. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Mila - La Pedrera. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona holiday planner.

Fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in October, expect Barcelona to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

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Art Museum
Museu Picasso
4.0
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World heritage site
Parc Guell
4.1

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Prado National Museum and MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza and Catedral Primada. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo & Museo del Greco). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, walk around Parque del Retiro, and make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Madrid road trip tool.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Barcelona in October since evenings lows in Madrid dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

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