60 days in Europe & South America Itinerary

60 days in Europe & South America Itinerary

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Fly
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Budapest, Hungary
— 8 nights
Fly
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Parma, Italy
— 9 nights
Drive
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Saarbrucken, Germany
— 7 nights
Drive
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Villeurbanne, France
— 7 nights
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Drive to Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, Fly to Rio Galeão – Tom Jobim International Airport, Drive to Macae
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Macae, Brazil
— 7 nights
Fly
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Belo Horizonte, Brazil
— 7 nights
Fly to Jyväskylä Airport, Drive to Pieksamaki
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Pieksamaki, Finland
— 2 nights
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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Budapest, Hungary — 8 nights

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Get some historical perspective at Heroes' Square and Shoes on the Danube Bank. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Budapest: Nemzeti Botanikus Kert (in Vacratot) and Eger (Egri Road Beatles Museum, Eger Castle, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, examine the collection at Budapest Pinball Museum, and browse the exhibits of Hungarian National Museum.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest holiday planner.

Targu Mures, Romania to Budapest is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Targu Mures to Budapest. May in Budapest sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Parma.
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Parma, Italy — 9 nights

Parma is famous for its prosciutto, cheese, and architecture.
Visit Palazzo Ducale di Mantova and Camera di San Paolo for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Palazzo Te and Museo Ferrari. Explore Parma's surroundings by going to Modena (Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti & MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari), River Passion (in Boretto) and Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova (in Mantua). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di Parma, examine the collection at Museo Bodoniano, step into the grandiose world of Il Castello dei Burattini - Museo Giordano Ferrari, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastero di San Giovanni Evangelista.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Parma trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Parma takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. May in Parma sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Saarbrucken.
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Find places to stay May 9 — 18:

Saarbrucken, Germany — 7 nights

Saarbrücken is the capital and largest city of the state of Saarland, Germany. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) and Porta Nigra. Get a sense of the local culture at Neroberg and Trier Amphitheater. Explore Saarbrucken's surroundings by going to Heidelberg (Student Jail (Studentenkarzer), Schloss Heidelberg, &more), Trier (Saint Gangolf's Church, Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), &more) and Europa-Park (in Rust). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Naturschutzgebiet Taubergiessen, explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stiftskirche St. Arnual, and contemplate the long history of Goethe House.

Before you visit Saarbrucken, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Parma to Saarbrucken by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Parma in May; daily highs in Saarbrucken reach 20°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Villeurbanne.
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Find places to stay May 18 — 26:

Villeurbanne, France — 7 nights

Villeurbanne is a commune in the Metropolis of Lyon in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France.It is situated northeast of Lyon, with which it forms the heart of the second-largest metropolitan area in France after that of Paris. Visit Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval and Chateau de Cormatin for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Musee des traditions bugistes and Hotel-Dieu. Explore Villeurbanne's surroundings by going to Saint-Philibert de Tournus (in Tournus), Safari de Peaugres (in Peaugres) and Abbaye d'Hautecombe (in Saint-Pierre-de-Curtille). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Parc Naturel Regional Du Vercors, see the interesting displays at La Cite du Chocolat Valrhona, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbey of Cluny.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Villeurbanne holiday website.

Traveling by car from Saarbrucken to Villeurbanne takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Saarbrucken in May: high temperatures in Villeurbanne hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Macae.
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Find places to stay May 26 — Jun 2:

Macae, Brazil — 7 nights

A fast growing municipality at the center of Brazil's oil production, Macae has more to offer visitors than stories about black gold.
You'll explore and learn at Centro Ferroviario de Cultura and Rocha Leao Railroad Museum. Sao Joao Batista Church and Sant`Anna Church will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Macae side-trips: Aldeia Velha (in Silva Jardim) and Praia de Costazul (in Rio das Ostras). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Cachoeira das Sete Quedas, contemplate the waterfront views at Imboassica Lake, enjoy the sand and surf at Pecado Beach, and examine the collection at Solar dos Mellos.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Macae day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Villeurbanne to Macae with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Macae can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Belo Horizonte.
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Belo Horizonte, Brazil — 7 nights

Named for its spectacular mountain views, and known locally as the "Garden City," Belo Horizonte has historically fostered a connection with nature since its inauguration in 1897.
Appreciate the collections at Inhotim and Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil Belo Horizonte. Do some cultural sightseeing at Memorial Minas Gerais Vale and Santa Luzia Shrine. Change things up with these side-trips from Belo Horizonte: Sabara (Casa Azul & Church of Our Lady of O), Capela de Sao Sebastiao (in Sao Sebastiao das Aguas Claras) and Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Piedade (in Caete). The adventure continues: indulge your taste buds at Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte, contemplate the long history of Placa Comemorativa do Clube da Esquina, take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja Sao Jose, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Nossa Senhora de Lourdes.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Belo Horizonte online holiday planner.

You can fly from Macae to Belo Horizonte in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Macae in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Belo Horizonte: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Pieksamaki.
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Pieksamaki, Finland — 2 nights

Pieksämäki is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region.The town has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Museum-lovers will appreciate Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo and Savo Railway Line Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Pieksamaki: St. George Church (in Joroinen) and Varkaus Water Tower Terrace (in Varkaus). Spend the 19th (Mon) exploring nature at Kolovesi National Park.

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

The Route module can help you plan travel from Belo Horizonte to Pieksamaki. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vilnius.
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Find places to stay Jun 18 — 21:

Vilnius, Lithuania — 7 nights

The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Anne's Church and Presidential Palace. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) and National Museum of Lithuania. Venture out of the city with trips to Vytauto Kalnas (in Birstonas), Kaunas (Pazaislis Monastery, Kaunas Castle, &more) and Trakai (Trakai Orthodox Church & Trakai Island Castle Museum). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, take a stroll through Uzupis, examine the collection at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, and view the masterpieces at Vilnil. Museum of illusions.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vilnius travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Pieksamaki to Vilnius in 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Vilnius, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
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