45 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

45 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

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1
Nice, France
— 6 nights
2
Turin, Italy
— 5 nights
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights
4
Stuttgart, Germany
— 4 nights
5
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 3 nights
6
Liege, Belgium
— 4 nights
7
Tilburg, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
8
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 8 nights
9
Canberra, Australia
— 3 nights

6
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vieille Ville and Musée Marc Chagall. Appreciate the collections at Palais Lascaris and Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence) and Parc des Rives du Loup (in La Colle sur Loup). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, contemplate the long history of Place Garibaldi, and make a trip to Promenade des Anglais.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nice tour itinerary planner.

Paris to Nice is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in March: high temperatures in Nice hover around 17°C and lows are around 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sun) before leaving for Turin.

Things to do in Nice

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Saint-Paul de Vence, Parc des Rives du Loup, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
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Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

5
nights
Turin, Italy

Turin ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Milano and Castello Sforzesco. Il Cenacolo and Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turin: Milan (Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, &more). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Museo Egizio, see the interesting displays at MEF Museo Ettore Fico, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Lorenzo, and view the masterpieces at Galleria Sabauda.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Turin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Turin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Nice in March; daily highs in Turin reach 11°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Milan
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

5
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Museum Rietberg. Visit Old Town and Haus zum Rech for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern, shop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse, and examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Zurich trip planner.

You can fly from Turin to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Turin in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Zurich, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg

4
nights
Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Mercedes-Benz Museum and Landesmuseum Wurttemberg are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Porsche Museum and Staatsgalerie will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Stuttgart's surroundings by going to Heidelberg (Student Jail (Studentenkarzer), Schloss Heidelberg, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, steep yourself in history at Palace Square, examine the collection at Weissenhofmuseum im Haus Le Corbusier, and enjoy breathtaking views from Fernsehturm Stuttgart.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Stuttgart attractions planning website.

Getting from Zurich to Stuttgart by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. March in Stuttgart sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Heidelberg
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Landesmuseum Wurttemberg ©
Landesmuseum Wurttemberg
Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum

3
nights
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
On the 22nd (Mon), explore the different monuments and memorials at Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, then explore the world behind art at Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at MNHM National Museum of Military History, contemplate the long history of Vianden Castle, and then learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Natural History.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Luxembourg City trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Stuttgart to Luxembourg City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Liege.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

MNHM National Museum of Military History, Vianden Castle
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Vianden Castle ©
Vianden Castle
MNHM National Museum of Military History ©
MNHM National Museum of Military History

4
nights
Liege, Belgium

Liege ©
Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Eben-Emael and Curtius Museum. Eglise St-Jacques and Eglise St-Barthelemy (Church of St. Bartholomew) will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liege: Leuven (Groot Begijnhof & Antoine by Patrick Aubrion) and Domaine de Berinzenne (in Spa). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at La Roche-aux-Faucons, examine the collection at Archeoforum de Liege, get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Vie Wallonne, and admire the masterpieces at La Boverie.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Liege day trip app.

Traveling by car from Luxembourg City to Liege takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Liege are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Tilburg.

Things to do in Liege

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Leuven, Fort Eben-Emael, La Roche-aux-Faucons, Domaine de Berinzenne
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 28:
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Cathedral de Liege (Liege Cathedral) ©
Cathedral de Liege (Liege Cathedral)
Fort Eben-Emael ©
Fort Eben-Emael
Groot Begijnhof ©
Groot Begijnhof

4
nights
Tilburg, The Netherlands

Tilburg ©
The industrial revolution transformed the town of Tilburg from a small village to one of the largest towns in the Netherlands.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum De pont and Textile Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Natuurmuseum Brabant and Helga Deen Garden & Tilburg Synagogue. Explore Tilburg's surroundings by going to Den Bosch (St. John's Cathedral & Noordbrabants Museum), Nationaal Park De Maasduinen (in Well) and Kampina (in Boxtel). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Regte Heide & Riels Laag, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Safaripark Beekse Bergen, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bottle Distillery.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tilburg trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Liege to Tilburg takes 2 hours. In March in Tilburg, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Tilburg

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Den Bosch, Nationaal Park De Maasduinen, Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, Bottle Distillery, Safaripark Beekse Bergen
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Nationaal Park De Maasduinen ©
Nationaal Park De Maasduinen
Regte Heide & Riels Laag ©
Regte Heide & Riels Laag
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral

8
nights
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
National Railway Museum and York's Chocolate Story will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate York Minster and Holy Trinity Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manchester: Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary (in Preston), SMJ Falconry (in Oxenhope) and St Mary's Parish Church (in Todmorden). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre, take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls, examine the collection at National Football Museum, and explore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Manchester day trip planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tilburg to Manchester. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tilburg to Manchester due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

York, Beacon Alpacas, York Bird of Prey Centre, Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary, SMJ Falconry
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

3
nights
Canberra, Australia

Canberra ©
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.
Popular historic sites such as Shoalhaven River Gorge and Mugga-Mugga Cottage are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Australian War Memorial and National Gallery of Australia. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, go for a walk through City Walk, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Weereewa Lookout.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Canberra trip planner.

Fly from Manchester to Canberra in 30 hours. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Manchester to Canberra due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Manchester, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Canberra, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary, Shoalhaven River Gorge, Mugga-Mugga Cottage
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery

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