60 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

60 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

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Fly
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 7 nights
Drive
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Alzano Lombardo, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Isola della Scala, Italy
— 2 nights
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Drive to Verona Villafranca Airport, Fly to Marseille Provence Airport, Drive to Martigues
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Martigues, France
— 5 nights
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Drive to Marseille Provence Airport, Fly to London Stansted Airport, Drive to Bedford
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Bedford, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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Drive to London Stansted Airport, Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Drive to Alkmaar
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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Drive to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Fly to Minsk
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Minsk, Belarus
— 5 nights
Fly
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Moscow, Russia
— 6 nights
Fly to Belgorod, Train to Kharkiv
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Kharkiv, Ukraine
— 5 nights
Train to Belgorod, Fly to Sydney
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Sydney, Australia
— 6 nights
Fly
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Melbourne, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly
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Blackwater, Australia
— 2 nights
Drive to Emerald Airport, Fly to Los Angeles

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Lucerne, Switzerland

— 7 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Popular historic sites such as Old Town and Uferpromenade Weggis are in your itinerary. Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Alte Apotheke will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Maennlichen (in Grindelwald), Zurich (Bahnhofstrasse, Lake Zurich, &more) and Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken). And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Mt Pilatus, take in panoramic vistas at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, and admire the landmark architecture of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lucerne day trip planning tool.

Los Angeles, USA to Lucerne is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Lucerne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, things will get slightly colder in Lucerne: highs are around 27°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Alzano Lombardo.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 14 — 21:

Alzano Lombardo, Italy

— 3 nights
Alzano Lombardo is a commune in the province of Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy.Alzano received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree of 11 March 1991. Get some historical perspective at Santuario Cornabusa and Santuario Madonna delle Grazie. Get a sense of the local culture at Parco Astronomico la Torre del Sole and Rotonda di San Tome. Step out of Alzano Lombardo with an excursion to Ca' del Bosco in Erbusco--about 42 minutes away. There's more to do: stroll through Valle Vertova and admire the striking features of Villa Pesenti Agliardi.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Alzano Lombardo trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Lucerne to Alzano Lombardo in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Lucerne in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Alzano Lombardo, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Isola della Scala.

Things to do in Alzano Lombardo

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 24:

Isola della Scala, Italy

— 2 nights
Isola della Scala is a comune (municipality) of c. To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Isola della Scala trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Alzano Lombardo to Isola della Scala in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You'll set off for Martigues on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Isola della Scala

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife

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Find places to stay Jun 24 — 26:

Martigues, France

— 5 nights
Martigues is a commune northwest of Marseille. Get some cultural insight at Chapelle de L'Annonciade and Musee Nostradamus. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau de l'Emperi and Chateau de la Barben. Change things up with these side-trips from Martigues: Les Gorges de Regalon (in Merindol) and Salon-de-Provence (Fontaine Moussue & Savonnerie du Moulin a Grain). There's much more to do: take in the waterfront activity at Miroir aux Oiseaux, head outdoors with Plage du Verdon, see the interesting displays at Musee ZIEM, and make a trip to Port de Peche de Carro.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Martigues online trip maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Isola della Scala to Martigues. June in Martigues sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bedford.

Things to do in Martigues

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 1:

Bedford, United Kingdom

— 7 nights
Blenheim Palace and Bletchley Park will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at IWM Duxford and Ely Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Bedford: Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford), Cambridge (Fitzwilliam Museum & King's College Chapel) and Norwich (Norfolk Wine School, Norwich Cathedral, &more).

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Martigues to Bedford. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Martigues to Bedford. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Martigues in July: high temperatures in Bedford hover around 26°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Alkmaar.

Things to do in Bedford

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 8:

Alkmaar, The Netherlands

— 5 nights
Alkmaar is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Your inner history buff will appreciate Klim naar de hemel and Kaeskoppenstad. Zaanse Schans and Edams Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alkmaar: Zuiderzeemuseum (in Enkhuizen), Natuurgebied Holtingerveld (in Uffelte) and Uitkijkduin Petten (in Petten). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Noordhollands Duinreservaat, don't miss a visit to Grote Sint Laurenskerk, and examine the collection at Museum Stoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Alkmaar trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bedford to Alkmaar. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. July in Alkmaar sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Minsk.

Things to do in Alkmaar

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 13:

Minsk, Belarus

— 5 nights
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Let the collections at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War and The National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Khatyn Memorial and Mir Castle are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Minsk: Holy Trinity Church (in Mir) and National Historical and Cultural Museum and Reserve Niasvizh (in Nesvizh). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Museum Strana Mini, make a trip to Victory Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, and pause for some photo ops at Island of Tears.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Minsk day trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Alkmaar to Minsk. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Alkmaar to Minsk due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can fly to Moscow.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 18:

Moscow, Russia

— 6 nights

Third Rome

Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Appreciate the collections at Moscow Kremlin and Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve. Popular historic sites such as Red Square and Cathedral of Christ the Saviour are in your itinerary. Step out of Moscow with an excursion to Bird Park Vorobyi in Vorobi--about 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, stroll around Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory), explore the world behind art at Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, and get engrossed in the history at Armoury Chamber.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Moscow day trip planning site.

Fly from Minsk to Moscow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Moscow can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 24:

Kharkiv, Ukraine

— 5 nights
Kharkiv hosts numerous Soviet monuments from its stint as the capital in the 1920s and is considered the industrial and educational heart of Ukraine.
Let the collections at Museum of Coffee and Ilya Repin Museum capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Marine Museum and Avec Fine Arts Gallery. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, take an in-depth tour of Kharkiv Historical Museum of M.F.Sumtsova, don't miss a visit to YermilovCentre of Modern Art, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kharkov Dolphinarium.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kharkiv trip itinerary tool.

Do a combination of flight and train from Moscow to Kharkiv in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Moscow to Kharkiv. When traveling from Moscow in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Kharkiv, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. You'll set off for Sydney on the 29th (Fri).

Things to do in Kharkiv

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 29:

Sydney, Australia

— 6 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Get some historical perspective at The Rocks and The Rocks Discovery Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls) and Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum (in Valley Heights). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, explore the world behind art at White Rabbit Gallery, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sydney online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Kharkiv to Sydney takes 27.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Kharkiv in July, things will get slightly colder in Sydney: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 5:

Melbourne, Australia

— 4 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.
You'll explore and learn at Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. Amour of the Grape Tours and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, Melbourne is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Blackwater.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Outdoors · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 9:

Blackwater, Australia

— 2 nights
Blackwater is both a town and a locality in the Central Highlands Region, Queensland, Australia. Take a break from Blackwater with a short trip to Bundoora Dam in Middlemount, about 1h 30 min away. Spend the 10th (Wed) exploring nature at Blackdown Tableland National Park. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Blackwater International Coal Centre.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Blackwater road trip tool.

Fly from Melbourne to Blackwater in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Blackwater: highs are around 29°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Blackwater

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 9 — 11: