60 days in Europe, South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

60 days in Europe, South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 8 nights
Drive
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Ashford, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Drive to London Gatwick Airport, Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Dubendorf
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Dubendorf, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Drive
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Glarus, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Drive
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Piacenza, Italy
— 5 nights
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Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Devonport Airport, Drive to George Town
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George Town, Australia
— 7 nights
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Drive to Devonport Airport, Fly to Chubu Centrair International Airport, Drive to Toyokawa
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Toyokawa, Japan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Okayama, Japan
— 8 nights
Train to Chūbu Centrair, Fly to Asahikawa
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Asahikawa, Japan
— 2 nights
Drive to New Chitose Airport, Fly to Copenhagen
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
Drive
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Grenaa, Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive to Aarhus Airport, Fly to Vienna

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Antwerp, Belgium — 8 nights

Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Historic Centre of Brugge and Belfry of Bruges. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gravensteen and Cathedral of Our Lady. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antwerp: Begijnhof (in Dendermonde), Bruges (Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, &more) and Ghent (Ghent City Center, Graslei and Korenlei, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall (Stadhuis), observe the fascinating underwater world at ZOO Antwerpen (Dierentuin), and admire the masterpieces at Museum Plantin-Moretus.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Antwerp trip website.

Vienna, Austria to Antwerp is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In June in Antwerp, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Ashford.
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Find places to stay Jun 13 — 21:

Ashford, United Kingdom — 6 nights

Ashford is a town in the county of Kent, England. Museum-lovers will appreciate Fly a Spitfire - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar and Hever Castle & Gardens. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Dover Castle and Ightham Mote. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ashford: East Sussex Falconry (in Herstmonceux), Beachy Head (in Eastbourne) and Joe's Bows (in Hernhill). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at The Hawking Centre, take in nature's colorful creations at Godinton House & Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at Canterbury Cathedral, and get some thrills on the water with Dover Sea Safari.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ashford road trip planner.

Getting from Antwerp to Ashford by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Antwerp to Ashford due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Antwerp, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Ashford, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Dubendorf.
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Find places to stay Jun 21 — 27:

Dubendorf, Switzerland — 5 nights

Dübendorf is a municipality in the district of Uster in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland.It is a suburb of Zürich in Switzerland with a population of about 26,000 (2014). Air Force Center and Schloss Habsburg will appeal to museum buffs. Hallwyl Castle and Muri Abbey will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Dubendorf side-trips: Klingnauer Stausee (in Klingnau), BirdLife-Naturzentrum Neeracherried (in Neerach) and Peakdivers (in Bunzen). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Heiternplatz, step into the grandiose world of Ruine Stein, walk around Bruno Weber Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Observation Decks.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubendorf trip itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ashford to Dubendorf. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Ashford in June, you will find days in Dubendorf are somewhat warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Glarus.
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Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 2:

Glarus, Switzerland — 5 nights

The Canton of Glarus is a canton in east central Switzerland. Appreciate the collections at Forum of Swiss History Schwyz and Bundner Kunstmuseum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sasso San Gottardo and Teufelsbrucke. Venture out of the city with trips to Heidiland (in Bad Ragaz), Old Town Chur (in Chur) and Tamina Gorge (in Pfaefers Dorf). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kloster Einsiedeln, and explore the activities along Klontalersee.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Glarus travel planner.

Traveling by car from Dubendorf to Glarus takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Piacenza.
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Piacenza, Italy — 5 nights

Piacenza is a city and comune in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy. Appreciate the collections at Museo Egizio and Castello di Chignolo Po. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Parco Archeologico Naturalistico della Rocca di Manerba del Garda and Museo Ferrari. Get out of town with these interesting Piacenza side-trips: Parma (Battistero di Parma & Cattedrale di Parma), Oasi di Sant'Alessio (in Sant'Alessio con Vialone) and Reggia Di Reale (in Venaria Reale). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria di Campagna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Modena, admire the masterpieces at Duomo Di Piacenza, and see the interesting displays at Musei Civici Di Palazzo Farnese.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Piacenza trip planner.

Traveling by car from Glarus to Piacenza takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Glarus in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Piacenza: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to George Town.
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Find places to stay Jul 7 — 12:

George Town, Australia — 7 nights

George Town is a large town in north-east Tasmania, on the eastern bank of the mouth of the Tamar River. Get some cultural insight at George Town Watch House and Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Low Head Lighthouse and Chinese Heritage Mining Area. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around George Town: Grey Sands Vineyard (in Glengarry), Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World) and Bridport Walking Track (in Bridport). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on Low Head Penguin Tours, learn about winemaking at Bay of Fires Wines, browse the exhibits of Bass & Flinders Maritime Museum, and get great views at Mt George Lookout.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the George Town tour itinerary site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Piacenza to George Town. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Piacenza in July: high temperatures in George Town hover around 13°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Toyokawa.
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Find places to stay Jul 14 — 21:

Toyokawa, Japan — 2 nights

Toyokawa is a city located in the eastern part of Aichi Prefecture, Japan. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): examine the collection at Toyohashi Museum of Natural Resources, examine the collection at Toyohashi City Museum of Art, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Toyokawa Inari Temple.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Toyokawa travel site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from George Town to Toyokawa. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from George Town in July, things will get much hotter in Toyokawa: highs are around 34°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Okayama.
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Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:

Okayama, Japan — 8 nights

A major transit hub in western Japan, Okayama provides a convenient mid-point between Kyoto, Osaka, and Hiroshima.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Ohara Museum of Art and Hiroshima Museum of Art. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Himeji Castle and Hiroshima Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Okayama: Kurashiki (Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter & Japanese Rural Toy Museum), Chichu Art Museum (in Naoshima-cho) and Himeji Central Park (in Himeji). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, admire the masterpieces at Teshima Art Museum, take an in-depth tour of Inukai Bokudo Memorial Museum, and experience rural life at Nanaku Strawberry Farm.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Okayama road trip planner.

Drive from Toyokawa to Okayama in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Asahikawa.
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Find places to stay Jul 24 — Aug 1:

Asahikawa, Japan — 2 nights

Perched on the confluence of four rivers and surrounded by green hills, Asahikawa combines a modern city experience with the pristine nature nearby.
On the 2nd (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Snow Crystal Museum, then meet the residents at Asahiyama Zoo, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Asahidake Natural Hiking Route. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Shikisai no Oka, then explore the activities along Shirogane Blue Pond, and then get to know the fascinating history of Kamuikotan.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Asahikawa online travel route planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Okayama to Asahikawa in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, tram, and flight. Traveling from Okayama in August, expect nights in Asahikawa to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are little chillier, around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Copenhagen.
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 5 nights

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Nyhavn and Our Saviour's Church will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek and National Museum of Denmark. Explore Copenhagen's surroundings by going to Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (in Humlebaek), Kronborg (in Helsingoer) and Frederiksborg Castle (in Hillerod). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, wander the streets of Christiania, identify plant and animal life at Jaegerborg Dyrehave, and pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Copenhagen travel tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Asahikawa to Copenhagen. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Asahikawa to Copenhagen due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Asahikawa in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 14°C in Copenhagen. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grenaa.
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Find places to stay Aug 3 — 9:

Grenaa, Denmark — 2 nights

Grenaa is a Danish town and seaport on the east coast of the Jutlandic peninsula. Museum Ostjylland Grenaa and Gammel Estrup The Danish Manor & Estate Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Kalo Slotsruin and Glasmuseet Ebeltoft. There's still lots to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Ree Park Safari, explore the historical opulence of Sostrup, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kattegatcentret.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Grenaa trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Copenhagen to Grenaa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive back home.
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