37 days in South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

37 days in South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

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Wellington, New Zealand
— Few hours
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Lyon, France
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
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Vatican City, Italy
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Melbourne, Australia
— 2 nights

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Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington

Harbour Capital

Wellington, the world's southernmost capital city and New Zealand's second most populous urban area, combines the nation's rugged history and nature with its modern and cosmopolitan present.
To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Wellington route planner.

If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major aiport is Wellington International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in January, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 25th (Mon), you're off to Birmingham.

Things to do in Wellington

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife

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Birmingham, United Kingdom

Birmingham ©

City of a Thousand Trades

Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Attractions like Warwick Castle and The MAD Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at Matrix Virtual Reality, steep yourself in history at Steelhouse Lane Lock-up, make a trip to Brindleyplace, and stop by I Had One of Those.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Birmingham journey planner.

Getting from Wellington to Birmingham by flight takes about 33 hours. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -12 hour difference. Traveling from Wellington in January, things will get cooler in Birmingham: highs are around 8°C and lows about 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Birmingham

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Birmingham Back to Backs ©
Birmingham Back to Backs
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
The MAD Museum ©
The MAD Museum

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Newcastle upon Tyne ©

Student City

One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get curious at The Discovery Museum, have some family-friendly fun at EXIT Newcastle, then stop by Vinyl Guru, and finally steep yourself in history at Victoria Tunnel. On your second day here, get curious at Life Science Centre.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Newcastle upon Tyne day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Discovery Museum ©
The Discovery Museum
EXIT Newcastle ©
EXIT Newcastle
Victoria Tunnel
Victoria Tunnel

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nights
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Birmingham ©

City of a Thousand Trades

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Getting from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Birmingham

Highlights from your plan
Coffin Works ©
Coffin Works
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery ©
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe ©
Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Bring the kids along to Natural History Museum and Tower Bridge. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, make a trip to Tower of London, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Birmingham to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in London are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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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.
Bring the kids along to Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Marne-la-Vallee (Disneyland Paris & Walt Disney Studios Park). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Walt Disney Studios Park ©
Walt Disney Studios Park

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Lyon, France

Lyon ©

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, and finally stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lyon online trip builder.

You can take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill

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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.
Bring the kids along to Canal Grande and Ponte di Rialto. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Doge's Palace, steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr, and enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Venice holiday planner.

You can fly from Lyon to Venice in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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Verona, Italy

Verona ©

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio and then find something for the whole family at Gardaland Park. On the next day, make a trip to Liston, experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, stop by Diletta Sicilia, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, and finally examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta.

To plan Verona vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. February in Verona sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vatican City.

Things to do in Verona

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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Vatican City, Italy

Vatican City ©

City of Seven Hills

Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
Family-friendly places like Museo dell’Agro Veientano and Chiesa di San Lorenzo Martire will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Redemptoris Mater, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and pause for some photo ops at Monument to Alexander VII.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vatican City trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Verona to Vatican City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Verona in February, with highs in Vatican City at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Vatican City

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Museo dell’Agro Veientano ©
Museo dell’Agro Veientano
Chiesa di San Lorenzo Martire ©
Chiesa di San Lorenzo Martire

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Family-friendly places like Parque del Retiro and Royal Palace of Madrid will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, stroll around Casa de Campo, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Vatican City to Madrid with the Route module. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Vatican City in February: highs in Madrid hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kids will enjoy Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo. There's still lots to do: stroll around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and admire the local landmark of The Magic Fountain.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Barcelona road trip website.

Take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Madrid in February: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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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.
Attractions like Melbourne Zoo and St. Kilda Beach make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, and admire the landmark architecture of Supreme Court of Victoria.

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You can fly from Barcelona to Melbourne in 25 hours. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Barcelona to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Barcelona in February, plan for much warmer days in Melbourne, with highs around 32°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Tours · Wineries · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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