58 days in Europe, South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

58 days in Europe, South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

Travel Warning: Security Concerns   More Info
Make it your trip
Drive
1
Santander, Spain
— 6 nights
Bus to Bilbao, Fly to Lucerne
2
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 6 nights
Drive
3
Sarcedo, Italy
— 2 nights
+2
Drive to Treviso-Sant'Angelo Airport, Fly to Melbourne International Airport, Drive to Shepparton
4
Shepparton, Australia
— 2 nights
Drive to Melbourne International Airport, Fly to Tashkent
5
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
— 2 nights
Fly
6
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 7 nights
Fly
7
Stockholm, Sweden
— 6 nights
Fly
8
Berlin, Germany
— 7 nights
Drive
9
Lubben, Germany
— 2 nights
+2
Drive to Berlin Brandenburg Airport, Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Drive to Boxtel
10
Boxtel, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Drive
11
Metz, France
— 5 nights
Fly
12
Annecy, France
— 5 nights
Fly to Biarritz, Bus to San Sebastian - Donostia

S M T W T F S
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29

Santander, Spain — 6 nights

Spain's Most Elegant City

Known for its prime north coast location and elegant city center, Santander remains the central destination for tourism and commerce in the whole Cantabrian region.
Visit Casco Viejo and Parroquia Santisimo Cristo for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and Wine Tours & Tastings. Explore Santander's surroundings by going to Bilbao (Puppy, Puente Zubizuri, &more). Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Peninsula of Magdalena. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Costa Quebrada Geologic Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Church, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and step into the grandiose world of Palacio de La Magdalena.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Santander trip maker website.

San Sebastian - Donostia to Santander is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Santander can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lucerne.
more
Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 7:

Lucerne, Switzerland — 6 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Landesmuseum and Richard Wagner Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town and Friedhof Fluntern. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucerne: UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern (in Bern), Interlaken (Harderkulm & Parasailing & Paragliding) and Zurich (Lake Zurich, Musee Paleontologique de Zurich, &more). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Mt Pilatus, admire the local landmark of Fontaine du Banneret, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lucerne road trip website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Santander to Lucerne takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sarcedo.
more
Parks · Nature · Museums · Neighborhoods
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 14:

Sarcedo, Italy — 2 nights

Sarcedo is a town in the province of Vicenza, Veneto, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parco Faunistico Cappeller. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Fabbrica Alta, trek along Road of 52 Tunnels, examine the collection at Ossario del Pasubio, then take in the awesome beauty at Rifugio Campogrosso, and finally get engrossed in the history at Antico Maglio di Breganze.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sarcedo day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Sarcedo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Lucerne in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Sarcedo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Shepparton.
more
Parks · Fun & Games · Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 16:

Shepparton, Australia — 2 nights

Shepparton is a city located on the floodplain of the Goulburn River in northern Victoria, Australia, approximately 181km north-northeast of Melbourne. Get a sense of the local culture at Devenish Silo Art and National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca. Museum-lovers will get to explore Echuca Historical Society Museum and Shepparton Art Museum. Step out of Shepparton to go to Echuca and see Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, which is approximately 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museum of Vehicle Evolution, let the kids burn off some steam at All Abilities Playground, contemplate the waterfront views at Victoria Park Lake, and view the masterpieces at Moooving Art Shepparton.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Shepparton day trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sarcedo to Shepparton. Traveling from Sarcedo to Shepparton, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sarcedo in June, expect Shepparton to be cooler, temps between 15°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Tashkent.
more
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:

Tashkent, Uzbekistan — 2 nights

City of Bread

One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Visit Kukeldash Madrasah and Ensemble Hazrati Imam for their historical value. Uzbekistan State Museum of Applied Art and Amir Timur Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Tashkent, make a side trip to see Pulatkhan Plateau in Chimgan, approximately Chimgan away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Minor Mosque, don't miss a visit to Independence Square (Mustakillik Square), and get outside with Chimgon.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tashkent trip itinerary maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Shepparton to Tashkent. The time zone difference when traveling from Shepparton to Tashkent is minus 5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to St. Petersburg.
more
Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:

St. Petersburg, Russia — 7 nights

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Popular historic sites such as Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at The State Hermitage Museum and Saint Isaac's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas, take an in-depth tour of Yusupov Palace, and identify plant and animal life at Natural Reserve Zapadny Kotlin.

For maps and other tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Tashkent to St. Petersburg takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Uzbekistan Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. June in St. Petersburg sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Stockholm.
more
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 30:

Stockholm, Sweden — 6 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Royal Palace and Monteliusvagen will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Vasa Museum and Skansen. Step out of Stockholm with an excursion to Savo Nature Reserve in Vasterljung--about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: ski along the peaceful trails at The Green Trails, contemplate the long history of Riddarholmen Church, explore the galleries of Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, and see the interesting displays at ABBA The Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Stockholm trip planner.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Stockholm in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Stockholm. In June in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Berlin.
more
Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 6:

Berlin, Germany — 7 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pergamonmuseum and Memorial of the Berlin Wall. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Charlottenburg Palace and East Side Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Berlin side-trips: Suedwestkirchhof Stahnsdorf (in Stahnsdorf) and Potsdam (Heilandskirche am Port von Sacrow, Schloss Cecilienhof, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin tour planning website.

You can fly from Stockholm to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lubben.
more
Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 13:

Lubben, Germany — 2 nights

Lübben is a town of 14,000 people, capital of the Dahme-Spreewald district in the Lower Lusatia region of Brandenburg, Germany.Administrative structureDistricts of the town are: Lübben Stadt (Lower Sorbian: Lubin město) Hartmannsdorf Steinkirchen of Lower Lusatia. Museum-lovers will get to explore Schloss Muskau and Freilandmuseum Lehde. Popular historic sites such as Schloss Hartenfels and Stadtkirche St. Marien are in your itinerary. Explore Lubben's surroundings by going to Furst-Puckler-Park Bad Muskau (in Bad Muskau) and Der Turm am Schweren Berg (in Weisswasser). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz, head outdoors with Gurkenradweg Spreewald, admire the striking features of Slawenburg Raddusch, and get a dose of the wild on Kahnfaehrfrau.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lubben trip planner.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Lubben takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Boxtel.
more
Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:

Boxtel, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Boxtel is a municipality and a town in the southern Netherlands.This is the origin of the Van Boxtel family, which has numerous descendants in North Brabant.The town was the site of the Battle of Boxtel fought in September 1794 during the Flanders campaign. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kasteel Heeswijk and Hasselt Chapel. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught and De Kerkhovense Molen. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boxtel: Beer Brewery de Koningshoeven (in Berkel-Enschot) and Tilburg (Textile Museum & St. Jozef Kerk). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, get a new perspective on nature at Het Oertijdmuseum, and brush up on your military savvy at Rocksteady Militaria.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Boxtel road trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lubben to Boxtel. In July in Boxtel, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Metz.
more
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:

Metz, France — 5 nights

City of Light

Located at the confluence of the Moselle and the Seille rivers bordering Luxembourg and Germany, Metz has a cultural confluence as well with a merging of its French and German heritage and military traditions.
Place Stanislas and Fort de Queuleu are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Œuvre de la cathédrale and Place de la Comedie are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Metz: Fleury-Devant-Douaumont (Verdun Memorial & Douaumont Ossuary), Carriere du Barrois (in Freyming-Merlebach) and Verdun (Cathedrale Notre Dame de Verdun & Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun). There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, wander the streets of Place Saint Jacques, admire the landmark architecture of Visites touristiques et exploration urbaine de Metz, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Le Temple Neuf.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Metz journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Boxtel to Metz takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Metz are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Annecy.
more
Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 23:

Annecy, France — 5 nights

Venice of the Alps

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation de l'Isere and Musee du Jouet are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Parc du Chateau de Vizille and Musee Chateau capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Annecy: Cascades du Hérisson (in Menetrux-en-Joux) and Chambéry Cathedral (in Chambery). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Annecy, examine the collection at Palais de l'Ile, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and make a trip to La Vieille Ville.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Annecy tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Metz to Annecy takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
more
Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 28: