56 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

56 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Melbourne, Australia
— 5 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Nice, France
— 5 nights
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L'Oie, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Sluis, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get some historical perspective at Old Town and Friedhof Fluntern. Let the collections at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Museum of Communication capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (The Rosengart Collection, Bourbaki Panorama, &more), Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Fondation Beyeler (in Riehen). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, get a taste of the local shopping with Bahnhofstrasse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hare Krishna Temple, and examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

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Roeselare, Belgium to Zurich is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In March in Zurich, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

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Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Melbourne Museum and Australian Sports Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia and National Gallery of Victoria. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: WaterMaarq (in Sorrento), Wine Compass (in Mt Martha) and Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery (in Mornington). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Holocaust Centre, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and explore and take pictures at Royal Exhibition Building.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online route maker.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Melbourne takes 25 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Zurich in March, expect Melbourne to be much warmer, temps between 30°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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WaterMaarq ©
WaterMaarq
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

5
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Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©

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.
Popular historic sites such as The Rocks and Chinese Garden of Friendship are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Australian National Maritime Museum and Hyde Park Barracks. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, take in panoramic vistas at Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip builder website.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Sydney

Side Trip

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ATTY Gallery ©
ATTY Gallery
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Australian National Maritime Museum

3
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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Get a sense of the local culture at Piazza San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Piazza della Frutta, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more) and San Fermo Maggiore, Verona (in Verona). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Venezia, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Venice road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Venice takes 24 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Venice. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect Venice to be much colder, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 18 — 21:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get a sense of the local culture at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. You'll explore and learn at Pitti Palace and Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and shop like a local with M.G. Design.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Find places to stay Mar 21 — 24:
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M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Pantheon. Popular historic sites such as St. Peter's Basilica and Cupola di San Pietro are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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Nice, France

Nice ©

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Lérins Islands and Palais Lascaris. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews and Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence), Tanneron (Massif du Tanneron & Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois) and Chapelle Saint-Bernardin (in Antibes). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, and take in the waterfront activity at Old Harbor (La Darse).

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Rome to Nice in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Nice are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to L'Oie.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 3:
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

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L'Oie, France

L'Oie ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): examine the collection at Musee des Ustensiles de Cuisine Anciens, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Le Sanctuaire de la Salette, then look and learn at La Cite des Oiseaux, and finally test your team's savvy at Echappe Toi Si Tu Peux.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the L'Oie trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nice to L'Oie. Traveling from Nice in April, things will get slightly colder in L'Oie: highs are around 17°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in L'Oie

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 3 — 4:
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Musee des Ustensiles de Cuisine Anciens ©
Musee des Ustensiles de Cuisine Anciens
Echappe Toi Si Tu Peux ©
Echappe Toi Si Tu Peux

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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & Palace of Versailles). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

You can drive from L'Oie to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In April in Paris, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Appreciate the collections at Anne Frank House and Frans Hals Museum. Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Begijnhof will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague), Keukenhof (in Lisse) and Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles (in Delft). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and stroll around Vondelpark.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 14:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’' in Halle (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Atomium, explore the galleries of Maison d'Erasme, explore the world behind art at Magritte Museum, and admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Brussels are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sluis.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique

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Sluis, The Netherlands

Sluis ©
Sluis is the name of both a municipality and a town located in the west of Zeelandic Flanders, in the south-western part of the Netherlands.The current incarnation of the municipality exists since on 1 January 2003. On the 20th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Canadees Herdenkingsmonument Ijzendijke - Sluis, see the interesting displays at Visserij Museum, let little ones run wild at Groede podium, speel- en infopark, then take an exotic tour of Husky Safari - Day Tours, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Het Vlaemsche Erfgoed. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Gemeentelijk Archeologisch Museum Aardenburg, stop by Slijterij-Wijnhandel de Vuurtoren, then examine the collection at Bizarium, then take an in-depth tour of Museum Het Belfort, and finally pause for some photo ops at Oorlogsmonument Sluis.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sluis trip builder app.

Drive from Brussels to Sluis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Sluis

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 21:
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Bizarium ©
Bizarium
Museum Het Belfort ©
Museum Het Belfort
Gemeentelijk Archeologisch Museum Aardenburg ©

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Groeningemuseum and Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gravensteen and Historic Centre of Brugge. Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (Graslei and Korenlei, Ghent City Center, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, steep yourself in history at The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, make a trip to The Markt, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip app.

Bruges is just a stone's throw from Sluis. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

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