52 days in South America, Europe & Canada Itinerary

52 days in South America, Europe & Canada Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 6 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Jasper National Park, Canada
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

— 4 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Copacabana Beach and Praia de Ipanema. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia de Grumari and Pedra do Arpoador. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, steep yourself in history at Parque Lage, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and delve into the lush surroundings at Parque Nacional Tijuca.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro visit planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Rio de Janeiro is minus 13 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in April, Rio de Janeiro is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

— 6 nights

Emerald of the Atlantic

With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Step out of the city life by going to Baia do Sancho and Atalaia Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Enseada da Caieira and Baia dos Golfinhos. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Bode, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Sueste, and take in panoramic vistas at Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha journey maker tool.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha in 7.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Fernando de Noronha can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get in touch with nature at Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, and have fun and explore at Dynamic Earth.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh holiday maker website.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Edinburgh in 22.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Fernando de Noronha in May: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rijksmuseum and The Jordaan. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: The Hague (Panorama Mesdag & The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery) and Frans Hals Museum (in Haarlem). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, take a stroll through Red Light District, and snap pictures at Magere Brug.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. May in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Berlin, Germany

— 5 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Get some historical perspective at Charlottenburg Palace and Memorial of the Berlin Wall. You'll explore and learn at Pergamonmuseum and Jewish Museum Berlin. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin road trip tool.

Getting from Amsterdam to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Vienna, Austria

— 6 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Popular historic sites such as Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Belvedere Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Hofburg, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, make a trip to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum).

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna road trip planning tool.

Fly from Berlin to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Salzburg, Austria

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Schloss Hellbrunn and Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Salzburg Museum and Red Bull Hangar-7. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche, contemplate the long history of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and examine the collection at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Salzburg sightseeing tool.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

London, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

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.
National Gallery and Victoria and Albert Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Natural History Museum and The British Museum. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, brush up on your military savvy at Imperial War Museums, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for London using our trip planner.

You can fly from Salzburg to London in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chipping Campden.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites

Chipping Campden, United Kingdom

— 5 nights
Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Visit Sudeley Castle and St Nicholas Church for their historical value. Visiting Feldon Valley and Lilley Brook Golf Club will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chipping Campden: St. Mary's Church (in Fairford), Corinium Museum (in Cirencester) and Church of St Peter & St Paul (in Northleach). There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, examine the collection at Bugatti Trust Visitor Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Oswald's Church, and have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Chipping Campden attractions planner.

Traveling by car from London to Chipping Campden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Chipping Campden

Historic Sites · Museums · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips

Jasper National Park, Canada

— 3 nights
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Jasper Art Gallery and Mountain Galleries. Step out of the city life by going to Pure Outdoors and Wilcox Pass. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Lac Beauvert, grab your bike and head to Freewheel cycle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail, and trek along Beauty Creek Trail.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Jasper National Park trip maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chipping Campden to Jasper National Park. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Chipping Campden in June, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Jasper National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Brazil travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Land of Brazilwood
The largest country in South America and the biggest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world, Brazil remains best known for its soccer tradition and annual Carnaval. Most visitors on holiday in Brazil come for the country's outstanding beaches, music, wildlife, and diverse neighborhoods, each one boasting its own distinct character, atmosphere, and way of life. A tour of Brazil reveals a vast land of great natural and human diversity, from its sprawling rainforest wildernesses, to its busy urban centers. There are plenty of things to do in Brazil, from basking on its coastline to chasing the samba scene or catching a picturesque sunset from one of the country's lush mountaintops.

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

The Netherlands travel guide

4.3
Art Museums · History Museums · Specialty Museums
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.

Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.

Canada travel guide

4.6
Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.