11 days in South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

11 days in South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

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11 days in South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Cairns, Australia
— 1 day
Fly:  22​h 45​min
2
Paris, France
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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day
Cairns, Australia

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
On the 13th (Thu), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Cairns is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 6 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in June; daily highs in Cairns reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Cairns

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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité, and finally wander the streets of Le Marais. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then explore the galleries of Louvre Museum.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Paris online travel planner .

You can fly from Cairns to Paris in 23 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Central European Time is minus 9 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cairns in June: high temperatures in Paris hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Swiss National Museum, kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Zurich day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Paris to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Zurich are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Zurich

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Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster
Landesmuseum ©
Landesmuseum

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 17th (Mon), admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Venice itinerary planner.

Fly from Zurich to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in June, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence online trip builder .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Florence are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 20th (Thu), make a trip to Pantheon, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rome holiday tool .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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