50 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Melbourne, Australia
— 4 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
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Brisbane, Australia
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Reims, France
— 3 nights
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Sochaux, France
— 2 nights
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Como, Italy
— 2 nights
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Bergamo, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
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Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
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Toulouse, France
— 3 nights
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Bordeaux, France
— 2 nights
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Lille, France
— 2 nights
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Liege, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Brunssum, The Netherlands
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Sittard, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Brussels, Belgium — 2 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 1st (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, see the interesting displays at Atomium, then admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), then examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and finally see the interesting displays at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium.

To see maps and other tourist information, use the Brussels road trip planning app.

Roeselare to Brussels is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Melbourne Museum and Sovereign Hill. Get a sense of the local culture at National Gallery of Victoria and National Vietnam Veterans Museum. Step out of Melbourne to go to Cowes and see Wildlife Coast Cruises, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, see the interesting displays at Scienceworks, take an in-depth tour of Melbourne Holocaust Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Printmaker Gallery.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Brussels to Melbourne takes 24 hours. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Brussels to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Brussels in July: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 15°C and lows are around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Sydney.
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Sydney, Australia — 3 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.
The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Corridor of Oaks in Faulconbridge--about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, enjoy breathtaking views from Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and identify plant and animal life at Cremorne Reserve.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sydney tour website.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Sydney, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can fly to Brisbane.
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Brisbane, Australia — 3 nights

Australia's New World City

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and TAVAS Aviation Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Queensland Art Gallery and Opal Museum. Take a break from Brisbane with a short trip to Abbey Museum OF Art And Archaeology in Caboolture, about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nepalese Pagoda, take in the exciting artwork at Birrunga Gallery & Dining, and admire the masterpieces at Gallery of Modern Art.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally delve into the distant past at Pantheon. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, make a trip to Roman Forum, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rome day trip app.

Getting from Brisbane to Rome by flight takes about 25 hours. Traveling from Brisbane to Rome, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in July, expect nights in Rome to be much hotter, around 24°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to take a train 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 17th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, then steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Vecchio.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Florence online trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Florence, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Geneva.
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Geneva, Switzerland — 2 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): examine the collection at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne, and then get curious at CERN. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle), get engrossed in the history at Maison Tavel, then examine the collection at MRL - Maison Rousseau et Litterature, then take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, and finally examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Geneva tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Geneva takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in July, things will get slightly colder in Geneva: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Reims.
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Reims, France — 3 nights

City of Kings

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims and Palais du Tau. Let the collections at Verdun Memorial and Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun capture your imagination. Explore Reims' surroundings by going to La Tranchee de Chattancourt (in Chattancourt) and Chateau de Pierrefonds (in Pierrefonds). Dedicate the 22nd (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Cave des Sacres.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Reims trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Geneva to Reims takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Sochaux.
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Sochaux, France — 2 nights

Sochaux is a commune in the Doubs department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in eastern France.GeographySochaux lies 3km east of Montbéliard, and 484km southeast of Paris.PopulationInhabitants are known as Sochaliens.EconomySochaux is the site of a large industrial facility of the French auto manufacturer PSA Peugeot Citroën. On the 24th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Theatre Gallo-Romain de Mandeure, then take an in-depth tour of Musee du Chateau des Ducs de Wurtemberg, then cool off at La Citedo, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Aventure Peugeot. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have some family-friendly fun at Parc des Loisirs Les Campaines, then expand your understanding of the military at Fort du Mont-Bart, then see the interesting displays at Le Pavillon des Sciences, and finally stroll around Parc Pres la Rose.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sochaux trip planner.

Traveling by car from Reims to Sochaux takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Como.
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Como, Italy — 2 nights

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Fedele, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario SS. Crocifisso, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacro Monte Unesco di Varese, and finally steep yourself in history at Palazzo Branda. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Giacomo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di S. Leonardo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Carlotta, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Greenway del Lago di Como.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Como holiday maker.

Getting from Sochaux to Como by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Sochaux in July, things will get a bit warmer in Como: highs are around 34°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bergamo.
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Bergamo, Italy — 2 nights

City of a Thousand

In the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is features a wealth of artistic treasures and a charming medieval atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Percorso Archeologico Di Palazzo Martinengo, then admire the masterpieces at Museo di Santa Giulia, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, and finally admire the striking features of La Citta Alta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): see the sky in a new way at Parco Astronomico la Torre del Sole, examine the collection at Presepi di Ponte San Pietro, then make a trip to Museo dei Tasso e della Storia Postale e Borgo di Cornello dei Tasso, and finally see the interesting displays at Danza Macabra.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bergamo trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Como to Bergamo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bergamo are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, engage your brain at Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, then browse the exhibits of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

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Traveling by car from Bergamo to Milan takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Turin.
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Turin, Italy — 2 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Superga, examine the collection at Forte di Bard, then view the masterpieces at Reggia Di Reale, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tempio Israelitico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio, then examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, then examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, and finally contemplate the long history of Palazzo Reale Di Torino.

For where to stay and tourist information, read Turin trip planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Turin in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Milan in August, expect nights in Turin to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nice.
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Nice, France — 2 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
On the 3rd (Thu), get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, make a trip to Place Massena, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at La Brasserie Artisanale de Nice. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, then contemplate the long history of Place Garibaldi, and then take a stroll through Old Town.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Nice day trip planning tool.

Drive from Turin to Nice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Turin in August since evenings lows in Nice dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Toulouse.
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Toulouse, France — 3 nights

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilique Saint-Sernin and Musee des Augustins. Appreciate the collections at Cite de l'espace and Musee Historama. When in Toulouse, make a side trip to see Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile in Albi, approximately Albi away. The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Atlantide Plongee, make a trip to Le Capitole, contemplate the long history of Church of Les Jacobins, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Toulouse route planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Toulouse takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Toulouse, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bordeaux.
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Bordeaux, France — 2 nights

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of La Cite du Vin, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at La Petite Galerie de Bordeaux, then don't miss a visit to Place de la Bourse, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andre Cathedral. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Prieure de Cayac, then look for all kinds of wild species at Réserve Ornithologique du Teich, and then identify plant and animal life at Maison de la Nature.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bordeaux trip planner.

Drive from Toulouse to Bordeaux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bordeaux are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Lille.
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Lille, France — 2 nights

Cultural Heart of Northern France

On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
On the 10th (Thu), learn about all things military at Carriere Wellington, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Necropole Nationale Francaise de Notre-Dame de Lorette, and finally stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire Allemand. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille, take a stroll through Vieux-Lille, then admire the striking features of Old Stock Exchange, and finally see the interesting displays at LaM, Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne d'art contemporain et d'art brut.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lille day trip planning app.

Fly from Bordeaux to Lille in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Bordeaux in August, expect nights in Lille to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Liege.
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Liege, Belgium — 2 nights

The Fervent City

Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Montagne de Bueren, get to know the fascinating history of Coteaux de la Citadelle, admire the masterpieces at Tresor de Liege, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral de Liege (Liege Cathedral), then admire the striking features of Gare de Liege-Guillemins, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Chestret 5 Aurore Morisse. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Forestia, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mardasson Memorial, and then learn about all things military at Bastogne War Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Liege trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Lille to Liege in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Liege, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Brunssum.
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Brunssum, The Netherlands — 1 day

Brunssum is a municipality and a town in the province of Limburg in the Netherlands.Brunssum was a center of coal mining until 1973.The municipality of Brunssum has residents as of.Population centres Brunssum Bouwberg De Kling or Onder-Merkelbeek Langeberg Rumpen Treebeek Kruisberg HaansbergNATO headquartersBrunssum is the current home of Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum (JFC Brunssum), a NATO headquarters one level below SHAPE in the integrated military command structure. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Hoensbroek Castle, then look for all kinds of wild species at Brunssummerheide, and then walk around Barefoot Park Brunssum.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Brunssum vacation planner.

You can drive from Liege to Brunssum in an hour. August in Brunssum sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sittard.
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Sittard, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Sittard is a city in the Netherlands, situated in the southernmost province of Limburg.The town is part of the municipality of Sittard-Geleen and has some 48,400 inhabitants (including those of neighbouring villages Munstergeleen, Limbricht, Einighausen and Guttecoven).In its east, Sittard borders the German municipality of Selfkant (in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia).The city centre is located at 45 m above sea level.HistoryArchaeological discoveries have dated the first settlement in the Sittard area around 5000 B.C. Present day Sittard is assumed to have been founded around 850 A.D. and to have been built around a motte. On the 15th (Tue), get a new perspective on nature at Museum Klok & Peel and then see some colorful creatures with Duiklocatie Boschmolenplas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at War Museum Eyewitness, look for all kinds of wild species at Op Ezel Avontuur, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Wellnessresort Sittard.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sittard day trip planning website.

Sittard is very close to Brunssum. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Antwerp.
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Antwerp, Belgium — 3 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.
Popular historic sites such as Gravensteen and Ghent City Center are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate MAS - Museum aan de Stroom and Museum Plantin-Moretus. Get out of town with these interesting Antwerp side-trips: Ghent (Graslei and Korenlei & St Michael's Bridge), Landschap de Liereman (in Oud-Turnhout) and Grote Netewoud - Meerhout (in Meerhout). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady, and admire the landmark architecture of Antwerpen-Centraal.

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Traveling by car from Sittard to Antwerp takes 2 hours. In August in Antwerp, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive back home.
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