38 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

38 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

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Clamart, France
— 2 nights
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Massy, France
— 1 day
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
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Chur, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Vertova, Italy
— 1 night
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Arquata Scrivia, Italy
— 1 night
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Marcaria, Italy
— 1 night
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Santa Maria di Sala, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Melbourne, Australia
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Waalwijk, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Bochum, Germany
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Clamart, France — 2 nights

Clamart is a commune in the southwestern suburbs of Paris, France. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then examine the collection at Albert Kahn Musee et Jardins, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau of Vincennes, and then get engrossed in the history at Propriete Caillebotte.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Clamart trip maker tool.

Paris to Clamart is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In July, daily temperatures in Clamart can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Massy.
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Massy, France — 1 day

Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, walk around Parc Georges Brassens, then discover the deep blue sea with Euro Vietnam Diving, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Montlhery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Clair du 13eme Siecle.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Massy road trip planning tool.

Massy is just a short distance from Clamart. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Luxembourg City.
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Museum Drai Eechelen, take in the dramatic natural features at Casemates du Bock, get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, then admire the masterpieces at Letzebuerg City Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and finally see the interesting displays at National Museum of Art and History (Musee National d'Histoire et d'Art).

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Luxembourg City vacation planning app.

Drive from Massy to Luxembourg City in 4 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Luxembourg City can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Chur.
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Chur, Switzerland — 3 nights

Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. Museum-lovers will get to explore Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR and Museum Appenzell. Visit Landsgemeindeplatz and St. Maria Himmelfahrt Cathedral for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chur: Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte (in Appenzell), Kathedrale St.Gallen (in St. Gallen) and Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (in Glarus). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Appenzeller Schaukaserei, learn more about the world around you at Bundner Naturmuseum, explore the activities along Caumasee, and explore the world behind art at Forum Wurth Chur.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Chur trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Luxembourg City to Chur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Vertova.
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Vertova, Italy — 1 night

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. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): walk around Val Vertova Roset, identify plant and animal life at Valle Vertova, and then examine the collection at Museo del Tessile.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vertova online vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Chur to Vertova takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Arquata Scrivia.
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Arquata Scrivia, Italy — 1 night

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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at City of Arquata Scrivia, cool off at Parco Acquatico Bolleblu, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Nostra Signora di Montespineto, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Gotica, then examine the collection at Acqua.Tor, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di Montaldero.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Arquata Scrivia trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Vertova to Arquata Scrivia in 2 hours. Traveling from Vertova in July, things will get slightly colder in Arquata Scrivia: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Marcaria.
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Marcaria, Italy — 1 night

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. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Castello di Redondesco, explore the world behind art at Museo delle Cere della Postumia, then take in the views from Torre d'Oglio, and finally stop by La Bottega di Levoni.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Marcaria road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Arquata Scrivia to Marcaria takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, Marcaria is somewhat warmer than Arquata Scrivia - with highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Santa Maria di Sala.
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Santa Maria di Sala, Italy — 1 night

Santa Maria di Sala is a town in the province of Venice, Veneto, northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Rocca dei Tempesta, then buy something for everyone on your list at TOM The Stylish Box, then see the interesting displays at Museo Rossimoda della Calzatura, and finally see the interesting displays at Villa Pisani National Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Maria di Sala attractions planner.

Getting from Marcaria to Santa Maria di Sala by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Santa Maria di Sala can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio and then see the interesting displays at Museo di San Marco.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Maria di Sala to Florence takes 3 hours. Traveling from Santa Maria di Sala in July, Florence is slightly colder at night with lows of 21°C. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Melbourne.
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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. Get some cultural insight at Sovereign Hill and Museum of Chinese Australian History. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Wildlife Coast Cruises in Cowes, approximately Cowes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, take an in-depth tour of Melbourne Holocaust Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Melbourne route maker app.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Melbourne takes 25.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. In July, Melbourne is cooler than Florence - with highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 3 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.
The British Museum and National Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Natural History Museum and Tower of London. Step out of London with an excursion to The Big Cat Sanctuary in Smarden--about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, make a trip to Big Ben, walk around St. James's Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the London travel route planning site.

Getting from Melbourne to London by flight takes about 24.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in July, with highs in London at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Antwerp.
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Antwerp, Belgium — 4 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 Grand Place and Historic Centre of Brugge. Museum-lovers will get to explore Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium and MAS - Museum aan de Stroom. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Antwerp: Brussels (Notre Dame de la Chapelle, Atomium, &more), Gravensteen (in Ghent) and The Markt (in Bruges). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady, admire the landmark architecture of Antwerpen-Centraal, and pause for some photo ops at Brabo's Monument.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Antwerp trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Antwerp in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Waalwijk.
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Waalwijk, The Netherlands — 5 nights

Waalwijk is a municipality and a city in the southern Netherlands. Get a sense of the local culture at Slot Loevestein and Heusden Fortress. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sint Jan de Doper and Castle Duurstede. Get out of town with these interesting Waalwijk side-trips: Biesbosch Museum (in National Park De Biesbosch), Kampina (in Boxtel) and Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Amerongen Castle, examine the collection at Schoenenkwartier, have fun and explore at GeoFort, and let the kids burn off some steam at Dolfino Waalwijk.

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Traveling by car from Antwerp to Waalwijk takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bochum.
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Bochum, Germany — 3 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like LWL-Industriemuseum Zeche Nachtigall and Zeiss Planetarium. Let the collections at LWL-Industriemuseum Zeche Hannover and German Football Museum capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen, examine the collection at German Mining Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Dorfkirche Stiepel, and explore the world behind art at Museum Folkwang.

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Getting from Waalwijk to Bochum by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Museum Het Rembrandthuis and Cathedral of Saint Bavo. Van Gogh Museum and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Haarlem (Stadhuis Haarlem, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, stroll around Vondelpark, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and contemplate the long history of Willet-Holthuysen Museum.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam tour planner.

Traveling by car from Bochum to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to take a train back home.
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