60 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

60 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

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Antwerp, Belgium
— 6 nights
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Waalwijk, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Bochum, Germany
— 5 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 6 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 6 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 7 nights
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Santa Maria di Sala, Italy
— 1 day
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Marcaria, Italy
— 4 nights
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Vertova, Italy
— 2 nights
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Arquata Scrivia, Italy
— 2 nights
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Melbourne, Australia
— 7 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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Antwerp, Belgium

— 6 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.
Historic Centre of Brugge and Saint Bavo's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Groeningemuseum and Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Antwerp: Bruges (Belfry of Bruges, Adornesdomein & Jeruzalemkerk, &more) and Ghent (Gravensteen, Ghent City Center, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady, get engrossed in the history at Museum Plantin-Moretus, and get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall (Stadhuis).

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Antwerp day trip planning app.

Paris, France to Antwerp is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Waalwijk.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 13 — 19:

Waalwijk, The Netherlands

— 4 nights
Waalwijk is a municipality and a city in the southern Netherlands. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Slot Loevestein and Biesbosch Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Speelgoed & Carnavalsmuseum Op Stelten and Rijdend Unifil Museum de Dorstige-Types. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Waalwijk: Kampina (in Boxtel), Nationaal Glasmuseum Leerdam (in Leerdam) and Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Efteling and identify plant and animal life at Het Loonsche Land.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Waalwijk journey maker.

You can drive from Antwerp to Waalwijk in 1.5 hours. In June in Waalwijk, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Bochum.

Things to do in Waalwijk

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 23:

Bochum, Germany

— 5 nights
Once a booming mining city and a critical piece of Germany’s heavily industrialized Ruhr region, Bochum today has morphed into a major hub of the service sector.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Dorfkirche Stiepel and Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen. Let the collections at LWL-Industriemuseum Zeche Hannover and Zeiss Planetarium capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Bochum side-trips: Adlerwarte Berlebeck (in Detmold), Bergehalde Grosses Holz (in Bergkamen) and LVR-Archaologischer Park Xanten (in Xanten). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museum unter Tage - MuT, take in the spiritual surroundings of Muenster Cathedral (St. Paulus Dom), see the interesting displays at Eisenbahnmuseum Bochum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanischer Garten.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bochum trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Waalwijk to Bochum in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Bochum

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 28:

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

— 6 nights

Gibraltar of the North

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Le Chemin de la Corniche and Vianden Castle. Do some cultural sightseeing at Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal) and Casemates du Bock. Venture out of the city with trips to Bourscheid Castle (in Bourscheid), Beaufort Castles (in Beaufort) and Musee National des Mines de Fer Luxembourgeoises (in Rumelange). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, admire the masterpieces at Villa Vauban - Musee d'Art de la Ville de Luxembourg, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Art and History (Musee National d'Histoire et d'Art), and browse the exhibits of Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City tour itinerary website.

You can drive from Bochum to Luxembourg City in 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can fly to Zurich.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 4:

Zurich, Switzerland

— 6 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Old Town. Landesmuseum and Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Peakdivers (in Bunzen), Bern (Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) & Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern, take in the exciting artwork at ARTBOX.GALLERY, and snap pictures at Chapel Bridge.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Zurich day trip planner.

Getting from Luxembourg City to Zurich by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to fly to Florence.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 10:

Florence, Italy

— 7 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazzale Michelangelo and Piazza del Duomo. You'll explore and learn at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Poggio Amorelli (in Castellina In Chianti), Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John, and pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence road trip planner.

You can fly from Zurich to Florence in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Florence: highs are around 35°C and lows about 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Santa Maria di Sala.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 17:

Santa Maria di Sala, Italy

— 1 day
Santa Maria di Sala is a town in the province of Venice, Veneto, northern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Noale, explore the historical opulence of Rocca dei Tempesta, and then cool off at Aquaestate.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Maria di Sala attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Santa Maria di Sala takes 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Santa Maria di Sala when traveling from Florence in July, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Marcaria.

Things to do in Santa Maria di Sala

Historic Sites · Theme Parks

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Find places to stay Jul 17 — 18:

Marcaria, Italy

— 4 nights
Marcaria is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Mantua in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 110km southeast of Milan and about 20km west of Mantua.Marcaria borders the following municipalities: Acquanegra sul Chiese, Borgoforte, Bozzolo, Castellucchio, Curtatone, Gazoldo degli Ippoliti, Gazzuolo, Redondesco, San Martino dall'Argine, Viadana.The Renaissance writer Baldassarre Castiglione was born at Casatico in 1478. Your inner history buff will appreciate Castello di Padernello and Ducal Palace. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chiesa di Sant'Andrea and Museo di Don Camillo e Peppone. Get out of town with these interesting Marcaria side-trips: Le Vele Acquapark (in San Gervasio Bresciano), Bosco Fontana (in Marmirolo) and Riserva Naturale di Torrile e Trecasali (in Torrile).

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Marcaria online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Santa Maria di Sala to Marcaria in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Vertova.

Things to do in Marcaria

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:

Vertova, Italy

— 2 nights
Vertova is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Bergamo in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 70km northeast of Milan and about 20km northeast of Bergamo. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cattedrale Vegetale, then pause for some serene contemplation at La Cattedrale Verde Vegetale DI Oltre IL Colle, and then stroll through Valle Vertova. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lago Di Endine, explore the activities along Lake Endine, and then examine the collection at Museo del Tessile.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vertova holiday builder tool.

Drive from Marcaria to Vertova in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Vertova are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Arquata Scrivia.

Things to do in Vertova

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:

Arquata Scrivia, Italy

— 2 nights
Arquata Scrivia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 100km southeast of Turin and about 35km southeast of Alessandria.Arquata Scrivia borders the following municipalities: Gavi, Grondona, Isola del Cantone, Serravalle Scrivia, and Vignole Borbera.HistoryIt is located on the left bank of the Scrivia river. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Acqua.Tor and Rocca d'Olgisio. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tempio della Fraternita and Castello Dal Verme di Zavattarello. Get out of town with these interesting Arquata Scrivia side-trips: Parrocchia S. Maurizio (in Pianello Val Tidone) and Parco delle Capanne di Marcarolo (in Capanne di Marcarolo). There's still lots to do: cool off at Parco Acquatico Bolleblu.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Arquata Scrivia trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Vertova to Arquata Scrivia takes 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Vertova in July; daily highs in Arquata Scrivia reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Arquata Scrivia

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:

Melbourne, Australia

— 7 nights

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.
Old Melbourne Gaol and Sovereign Hill will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Museum and Wine Tours & Tastings. Venture out of the city with trips to Wildlife Coast Cruises (in Cowes) and National Vietnam Veterans Museum (in Newhaven). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, see the interesting displays at Australian Sports Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne route planner.

Explore your travel options from Arquata Scrivia to Melbourne with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. When traveling from Arquata Scrivia in July, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to London.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 4:

London, United Kingdom

— 7 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Popular historic sites such as Tower of London and Buckingham Palace are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at The British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. Explore London's surroundings by going to Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Birdland (in Bourton-on-the-Water). And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, and make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye.

Discover how to plan a London trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Melbourne to London in 24.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 10 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in August: high temperatures in London hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 11: