33 days in Europe, South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

33 days in Europe, South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly to Memmingen Allgau Airport, Drive to Peiting
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Peiting, Germany
— 1 night
Drive to Memmingen Allgau Airport, Fly to Sydney
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Sydney, Australia
— 9 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 11 nights
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Busan, South Korea
— 1 night
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Tokyo, Japan
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, then get a taste of the local shopping with Covent Garden, and finally make a trip to Harrods.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the London journey website.

Chapeco, Brazil to London is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. In January, daytime highs in London are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.
Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 16:

Paris, France — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then make a trip to Champs-Elysees, and then admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Paris road trip planning tool.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to fly to Berlin.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 17:

Berlin, Germany — 2 nights

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Berliner Dom, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): make a trip to Stolpersteine in Berlin, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, then see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and finally steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Berlin trip tool.

You can fly from Paris to Berlin in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. You'll set off for Peiting on the 19th (Wed).
Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 19:

Peiting, Germany — 1 night

Peiting is a municipality in the Weilheim-Schongau district, in Bavaria, Germany. On the 19th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ehem. Stiftskirche Mariä Geburt and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pilgrimage Church of Wies.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Peiting planner.

Explore your travel options from Berlin to Peiting with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sydney.
Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 20:

Sydney, Australia — 9 nights

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.
Visit The Rocks and The Rocks Discovery Museum for their historical value. Visit Bondi Beach and Clovelly Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Katoomba (Lost Bear Gallery, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, &more), Lennox Bridge (in Blaxland) and Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum (in Valley Heights). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, get engrossed in the history at Justice & Police Museum, view the masterpieces at Brett Whiteley Studio, and stop by Darling Harbour.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Peiting to Sydney. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Peiting in January, with highs in Sydney at 32°C and lows at 23°C. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Seoul.
Museums · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 31:

Seoul, South Korea — 11 nights

One of east Asia's major cultural and financial centers, Seoul boasts five World Heritage Sites and a huge selection of museums, temples, shrines, palaces, parks, gardens, and glass-and-steel skyscrapers.
Gyeongbokgung Palace and Insadong are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Do your shopping at Namdaemun Market and Gyeongdong Market. Venture out of the city with trips to Suwon (Yeonmudae (Dongjangdae) & Hwaseong Fortress) and MMCA - National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (in Gwacheon). Pack the 4th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Lotte World. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jongmyo Shrine, explore the world behind art at Seoul Museum of Art, admire the landmark architecture of Deoksugung, and examine the collection at National Folk Museum of Korea.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Seoul online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Seoul in 13.5 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Korean Standard Time (KST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in February, with highs in Seoul at 5°C and lows at -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Busan.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 12:

Busan, South Korea — 1 night

The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, then see the interesting displays at Busan Museum, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Busan vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Busan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seoul in February; daily highs in Busan reach 10°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can fly to Tokyo.
Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 13:

Tokyo, Japan — 1 night

Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
On the 13th (Sun), wander the streets of Ginza, then get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, and finally admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Busan to Tokyo by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In February, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.
Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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