57 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

57 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

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Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 5 nights
Fly to Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Drive to Delphi
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Delphi, Greece
— 1 night
Bus to Αφετηρια-Στ.Λαρισησ, Fly to Melbourne
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Stockholm, Sweden

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stockholm Old Town and Drottningholm Palace. Let the collections at Vasa Museum and Fotografiska Stockholm capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stockholm: Gripsholm Castle (in Mariefred) and Uppsala (Botanical Gardens, Museum Gustavianum, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at ABBA The Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Storkyrkan, learn about all things military at Royal Armory, and get engrossed in the history at Medeltidsmuseet.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Stockholm trip maker.

Melbourne, Australia to Stockholm is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in October, things will get slightly colder in Stockholm: highs are around 12°C and lows about 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 9:

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Oslo, Norway

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fram Museum and Holmenkollen Ski Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Viking Ship Museum and Vigeland Museum. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Kon-Tiki Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Oslomarka, step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), and get engrossed in the history at Nordisk bibelmuseum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Oslo trip planner.

Getting from Stockholm to Oslo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 12:

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Jordaan and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Museum-lovers will appreciate Anne Frank House and Rijksmuseum. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague) and Haarlem (Grote Markt & Frans Hals Museum). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, don't miss a visit to Leidseplein, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in October, expect Amsterdam to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 12 — 17:

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Historic Centre of Brugge and Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Bruges (Groeningemuseum, The Markt, &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Brussels, examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center, and don't miss a visit to Atomium.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Brussels journey maker website.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. October in Brussels sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 17 — 22:

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Lisbon, Portugal

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Park and National Palace of Pena and Castelo dos Mouros will appeal to history buffs. Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Museu Calouste Gulbenkian will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Quinta da Regaleira (in Sintra) and Evora (Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) & Capela dos Ossos). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Bairro Alto, make a trip to Belém Tower, learn about winemaking at The Best Portugal, and visit Alfama.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lisbon tour itinerary builder website.

Getting from Brussels to Lisbon by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Lisbon. In October, Lisbon is a bit warmer than Brussels - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 22 — 27:

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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Catedral Primada and Prado National Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Alcazar of Segovia and El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: The Walls of Avila (in Avila), Toledo (Casco Historico de Toledo & Museo de Santa Cruz) and Acueduct of Segovia (in Segovia). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Madrid trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in October, Madrid is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 27 — 31:

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Barcelona, Spain

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.
Appreciate the collections at Dali Theatre-Museum and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vila Vella (Old Town) and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. Go for a jaunt from Barcelona to S'Agaro to see Camino de Ronda about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, examine the collection at Joan Miro Foundation, explore the historical opulence of Montjuic Castle, and don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona route maker.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Madrid in October, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 5:

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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Visit Colosseum and Pantheon for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Villa Adriana (in Tivoli) and Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rome route maker app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 5 — 10:

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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Piazza del Duomo and Duomo di Siena will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Piazza della Signoria and Piazza del Campo. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida), Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Florence online tour planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 10 — 15:

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Munich, Germany

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Explore hidden gems such as Schloss Neuschwanstein and St. Peter's Church. Get some historical perspective at Schloss Hohenschwangau and Nymphenburg Palace. Step out of Munich to go to Garmisch-Partenkirchen and see Zugspitze, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, make a trip to Marienplatz, take in the spiritual surroundings of Frauenkirche, and get curious at Deutsches Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Munich online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Munich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Florence in November, with highs in Munich at 9°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 15 — 19:

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Krakow, Poland

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Appreciate the collections at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine. Kazmierz The Former Jewish District and St. Mary's Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Stare Miasto, browse the exhibits of Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius, steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Joseph.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Krakow itinerary planning website.

Getting from Munich to Krakow by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Delphi.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 19 — 24:

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Delphi, Greece

Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos, contemplate the long history of Temple of Apollo In Delphi, and then delve into the distant past at Delphi. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hosios Loukas, then get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Byzantine Church of Agia Eleousa (Panagia Mavromantila).

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Delphi trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Krakow to Delphi. Traveling from Krakow to Delphi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Krakow in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Delphi: highs are around 20°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Delphi to Melbourne by combination of bus and flight takes about 27 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Delphi to Melbourne. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Delphi in November: highs in Melbourne hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 29:

Sweden travel guide

4.2
History Museums · Specialty Museums · Landmarks
Mother Svea
Once the land of the Vikings, Sweden today combines a long and fascinating history with a propensity for the very modern. The grand Romanesque churches that dot the countryside contrast with the clean, simple lines and partiality for organization the country is known for. With its reverence for the shy, reserved, and considerate, the nation exudes a sensation of being comfortable. Peek into the quiet lives from afar, gather around traditional "fika" coffee with loved ones, or dine on meatballs, herring, and potatoes. Immerse yourself in nature among the forests and trails so respected by their citizens, and take in the latest design and cultural offerings in this modest yet aesthetically savvy country.

Norway travel guide

4.2
History Museums · Nightlife · Specialty Museums
Land of the Midnight Sun
Take a trip up north and visit Norway, the land of fjords, northern lights, unspoiled nature, and friendly communities. Norway is a haven for holidaymakers who enjoy the outdoors, with numerous resorts for downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as countless trails for hiking in the summer or dog sledding and cross-country skiing in the winter. Norway's cities combine historical and modern architecture and feature a selection of museums, art galleries, and performance venues. Meanwhile, traditional ways of life, local customs, and crafts are celebrated in many open-air and ethnological museums across the land. Even though the country has a modern and elaborate system of roads, Norway continues to foster its ancient connection with the sea. Take to the waters yourself with tours of the scenic coast, fjords, or whale watching.

The Netherlands travel guide

4.3
Art Museums · History Museums · Specialty Museums
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.

Belgium travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Monuments
A small country packing a big punch in terms of tourist attractions, Belgium sits at the crossroads of Western Europe, its cities soaked in history and famed for their lively arts, fashion, and dining scenes. Although it advertises itself simply as "A Food Lover's Dream," this country of just 11 million people boasts a rich architectural heritage, world-famous breweries, pristine natural areas, and touching memorials marking major battlegrounds from both World War I and World War II. Put the country's elegant cities of Brussels and Bruges at the top of your itinerary, but don't forget that Belgium's less-explored countryside offers dense forests, rolling hills, and lush valleys.

Portugal travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.

Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.

Poland travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites · Landmarks
A massive country in eastern Europe, Poland offers much to those who venture beyond the continent's more traditional touristic destinations. Dating back to the first millennium, the republic has over a thousand years of heritage to explore, including an abundance of World War II history. Bordered by Germany to the west and Ukraine and Belarus to the east, Poland was the rope in a game of tug of war between German Nazis and the Soviet Allied forces. Major cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Lodz, Poznan, and Lublin are offer an array of cultural attractions. The infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, near Krakow, is a difficult experience but a must for anyone visiting the area. Be sure to sample hearty comfort foods rich in meat, cabbage, and spices--the Polish secret to making it through harsh winters.

Central Greece travel guide

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Ruins · History Museums · Churches
Central Greece became a major travel destination thousands of years ago, known around the ancient world as the home of the famous oracle of Apollo. Today, the small town of Delphi and its eponymous archaeological site top the itinerary of most visitors to Central Greece. Sightseers visit this site by the thousands to admire the mastery of ancient Greek builders, who constructed a vast complex of buildings to mark what they thought of as the center of the universe. The rest of the region remains a less-trodden land of pristine mountains, rivers, forests, ravines, and caves. Central Greece also contains a long coastline and boasts some of the finest beaches in the Mediterranean.

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.