59 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

59 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

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1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
2
Bath, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
3
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
4
York, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
5
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
6
Sydney, Australia
— 5 nights
7
Port Douglas, Australia
— 3 nights
8
Cairns, Australia
— 3 nights
9
Bern, Switzerland
— 4 nights
10
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
11
Nice, France
— 5 nights
12
Marseille, France
— 4 nights
13
Paris, France
— 5 nights

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Popular historic sites such as Anne Frank House and Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) are in your itinerary. Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Haarlem (De Vishal, Grote Markt, &more) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Madurodam). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, see the interesting displays at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, and get curious at NEMO Science Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip builder.

Antwerp, Belgium to Amsterdam is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. September in Amsterdam sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Hague
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 5:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

5
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Roman Baths and Stonehenge. Museum-lovers will get to explore Cotswold Motoring Museum and Bugatti Trust Visitor Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Gloucester (Blackfriars & Jet Age Museum), Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe) and Nature in Art (in Twigworth). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Tewkesbury Abbey, take in nature's colorful creations at Snowshill Manor, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and steep yourself in history at Wilton House.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Bath trip itinerary app.

Getting from Amsterdam to Bath by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Bath due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Winchcombe, Cheltenham, Castle Combe Village
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 10:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The British Museum and Tate Modern. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tower of London and St. Paul's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read London trip planning website.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 15:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Chatsworth House and Sizergh Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. National Railway Museum and Abbot Hall Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Kendal (Quaker Tapestry & Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry), Eyam (Eyam Parish Church of St Lawrence & Eyam Plague Village Museum) and Brough Castle (in Brough). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Lawrences Church, examine the collection at The York Dungeon, take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls, and steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House.

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Traveling by train from London to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in York are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kendal, Eyam, St Lawrence Church, Chatsworth House, Brough Castle
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 19:
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Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Sizergh Castle ©
Sizergh Castle
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at Royal Yacht Britannia and National Museum of Scotland. Do some cultural sightseeing at Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Glasgow (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum & The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel) and Strathblane Falconry (in Strathblane). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, have fun and explore at Dynamic Earth, take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online travel route builder.

You can take a train from York to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Glasgow, Strathblane Falconry
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 23:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

5
nights
Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
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.
Appreciate the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and Juniper Hall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum (in Valley Heights), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). And it doesn't end there: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take in the exciting artwork at Brett Whiteley Studio, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and explore the galleries of ATTY Gallery.

Find out how to plan Sydney trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Edinburgh to Sydney by flight takes about 27 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Edinburgh to Sydney is 10 hours. Traveling from Edinburgh in September, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 30:
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ATTY Gallery ©
ATTY Gallery
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

3
nights
Port Douglas, Australia

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Let the collections at Daintree Discovery Centre and Floravilla Ice Cream Factory capture your imagination. Take a break from Port Douglas with a short trip to Walu Wugirriga Lookout in Cow Bay, about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge Centre, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and head outdoors with Horses in Port.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Port Douglas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Port Douglas: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Cow Bay, Mossman Gorge Centre, Floravilla Ice Cream Factory, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre

3
nights
Cairns, Australia

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Village Gallery and The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove). There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip planning website.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bern.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary ©
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

4
nights
Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Chateau de Chillon and Kindermuseum Creaviva are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at Chaplin's World and Musee des Chemins de fer du Kaeserberg. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bern: Cathedrale St-Nicolas (in Fribourg), Interlaken (Harderkulm & Parasailing & Paragliding) and Grindelwald (Grindelwald Museum & Maennlichen). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Klingendes Museum, admire the masterpieces at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), view the masterpieces at SOON Galerie, and get engrossed in the history at Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bern trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Cairns to Bern in 25 hours. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Cairns to Bern due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairns in October, expect Bern to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Zurich.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Interlaken, Grindelwald, Cathedrale St-Nicolas, Chaplin's World, Musee des Chemins de fer du Kaeserberg
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 11:
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum. Get some cultural insight at Museum Rietberg and Friedhof Fluntern. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Kriens (Pilatus Luzern & Mt Pilatus), Lucerne (Biosphaere Entlebuch, Lake Lucerne, &more) and Capuchin Friary (in Rapperswil). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old Town, see the interesting displays at Zurich James Joyce Foundation, take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, and identify plant and animal life at Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Bern to Zurich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Zurich, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lucerne, Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, Capuchin Friary
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 15:
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg

5
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 Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Lérins Islands. Appreciate the collections at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Musée Marc Chagall. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Musee Picasso (in Antibes), La Croisette (in Cannes) and Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nice day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Nice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Nice: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Cannes, Musee Picasso, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Saint-Paul de Vence, Swim with Dolphins
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 20:
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Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands

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Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Get a sense of the local culture at Palais des Papes and Carrieres des Lumieres. Visit Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marseille: Pont d'Avignon (in Avignon), Eglise Saint Nazaire de Sanary-sur-Mer (in Sanary-sur-Mer) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Musee Granet, take an in-depth tour of Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, explore the world behind art at MAC - Musee d'Art Contemporain, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Saint Victor.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Marseille tour app.

You can drive from Nice to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Marseille are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, Carrieres des Lumieres, Eglise Saint Nazaire de Sanary-sur-Mer, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 24:
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Appreciate the collections at Musee d'Orsay and Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny), The Trianons & The Hamlet (in Versailles) and Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, steep yourself in history at The Paris Catacombs, and explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Paris online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Marseille to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Marseille in October, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rouen, Fondation Claude Monet, The Trianons & The Hamlet, Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 29:
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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