56 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

56 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

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Nykobing Falster, Denmark
— 1 night
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
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Aarhus, Denmark
— 4 nights
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Groningen, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Breda, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
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Metz, France
— 4 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Toulon, France
— 3 nights
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Beziers, France
— 1 night
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Bordeaux, France
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Wodonga, Australia
— 1 night
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Nykobing Falster, Denmark

— 1 night
Nykøbing Falster is a southern Danish city, seat of the Guldborgsund kommune. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Stiftsmuseet Maribo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribo Domkirke, then get to know the resident critters at Guldborgsund Zoo & Botanisk Have, and finally head outdoors with Marielyst Strand.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Nykobing Falster tour itinerary planner.

Copenhagen to Nykobing Falster is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Copenhagen in June, expect nights in Nykobing Falster to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are slightly colder, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Nykobing Falster

Outdoors · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 5 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Denmark and Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rosenborg Castle and Stroeget. Step out of Copenhagen to go to Helsingoer and see Kronborg, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Nyhavn, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Saviour's Church, and ponder the world of politics at Christiansborg Slot.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Copenhagen trip planner.

You can drive from Nykobing Falster to Copenhagen in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can fly to Aarhus.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Aarhus, Denmark

— 4 nights

City of Smiles

Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel. Home to a young population, the city has a reputation for producing internationally known pop and rock musicians.
Let the collections at Den Gamle By and Moesgaard Museum capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Helligaandskirken and Jelling Kirke. Explore Aarhus' surroundings by going to St. Norbert's Church (in Vejle), Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church (in Jelling) and Givskud Zoo (in Give). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Aarslev Engso, look and learn at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Moellevangskirken, and stroll the grounds of Viby Kirke.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Aarhus itinerary builder.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Aarhus in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Aarhus can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Groningen.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Groningen, The Netherlands

— 2 nights
On the 13th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Prinsentuin, examine the collection at Het Nederlands Stripmuseum, then examine the collection at Universiteitsmuseum Groningen, then steep yourself in history at Hoofdstation Groningen, and finally make a trip to Openbaar toilet Reitemakersrijge.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Groningen trip planner.

Drive from Aarhus to Groningen in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. June in Groningen sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Breda.

Things to do in Groningen

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Breda, The Netherlands

— 1 night
Breda is a municipality and a city in the southern part of the Netherlands. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, gain insight at World Heritage Kinderdijk, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sint Joostkapel Breda, and finally stroll the grounds of Polski Cmentarz Wojskowy W Bredzie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): stroll through Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, take an in-depth tour of Noordbrabants Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Jheronimus Bosch Art Center.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Breda online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Groningen to Breda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Breda can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Breda

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 6 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.
Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Delft (Cheese and More Delft & The Hidden House of Madame de Berry), The Hague (Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) & The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery) and Hertenkamp Bloemendaal (in Bloemendaal). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt, steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Bavo, and have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam route maker.

Traveling by car from Breda to Amsterdam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to fly to Metz.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Metz, France

— 4 nights

City of Light

Located at the confluence of the Moselle and the Seille rivers bordering Luxembourg and Germany, Metz has a cultural confluence as well with a merging of its French and German heritage and military traditions.
Visit La Tranchee de Chattancourt and Visites touristiques et exploration urbaine de Metz for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Musee de l'Ecole de Nancy and Musee des Beaux-Arts de Nancy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Metz: Camp Marguerre (in Loison), Place Stanislas (in Nancy) and Verdun Memorial (in Fleury-Devant-Douaumont). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Quartier Imperial, steep yourself in history at Porte des Allemands, learn about all things military at Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun, and admire the striking features of Œuvre de la cathédrale.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Metz vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Amsterdam to Metz in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daytime highs in Metz are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Metz

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Bern, Switzerland

— 3 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Popular historic sites such as Chateau de Chillon and The Cathedral of Bern are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Gruyeres Castle and Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen. Get out of town with these interesting Bern side-trips: Maennlichen (in Grindelwald) and Interlaken (Harderkulm & Parasailing & Paragliding). The adventure continues: wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, don't miss a visit to Clock Tower - Zytglogge, admire the masterpieces at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), and look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bern driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Metz to Bern takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Bern are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Zurich.

Things to do in Bern

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Zurich, Switzerland

— 5 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll explore and learn at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich and Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). Get a sense of the local culture at Friedhof Fluntern and Landesmuseum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Lucerne Station, Lake Lucerne, &more). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Old Town, get a taste of the local shopping with Bahnhofstrasse, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich holiday tool.

Getting from Bern to Zurich by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Toulon.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Toulon, France

— 3 nights
Toulon is a city in southern France and a large military harbour on the Mediterranean coast, with a major French naval base. Visit Chartreuse de la Verne and Vieille Ville for their historical value. Confiserie Azureenne and Inna Khimich Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Toulon: Hyeres (Chateau de la Clapiere & Villa Noailles). And it doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with Atlantide, have fun and explore at Musee de la Mine du Cap Garonne, get to know the fascinating history of Rade de Toulon, and take an in-depth tour of Memorial du Debarquement et de la Liberation en Provence.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Toulon trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Toulon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Zurich in July since evenings lows in Toulon dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Beziers.

Things to do in Toulon

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Beziers, France

— 1 night
Béziers is a town in Languedoc in southern France. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): examine the collection at Les Berlingots de Pezenas, examine the collection at Museum of doors, then see some colorful creatures with Nico Plongee, then have fun and explore at Palais de la Maquette -Musee du jouets, and finally steep yourself in history at Paroisse Saint Nazaire.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Beziers trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Toulon to Beziers takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Beziers

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bordeaux, France

— 4 nights

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Association Hermione-La Fayette and Fort Vauban. Place de la Bourse and St. Andre Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Bordeaux side-trips: Réserve Ornithologique du Teich (in Le Teich), Grottes du Regulus et des Fontaines (in Meschers-sur-Gironde) and Chateau de Panisseau (in Thenac). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Maison de la Nature, walk around Parc animalier Rene CANIVENC (Le Moulineau), contemplate the long history of Chateau de Monbazillac, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St Louis des Chartrons.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bordeaux trip planner.

You can drive from Beziers to Bordeaux in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Bordeaux when traveling from Beziers in July, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Paris, France

— 5 nights

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.
Eiffel Tower and Montmartre will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Venture out of the city with trips to Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet, Palace of Versailles, &more) and Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Paris vacation app.

Getting from Bordeaux to Paris by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Brussels, Belgium

— 4 nights

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.
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) and Gravensteen will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Grand Place and St. Nicholas' Cathedral are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Brussels to Ghent to see Saint Bavo's Cathedral about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Atomium, admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Brussels, and admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels day trip tool.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Antwerp.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Antwerp, Belgium

— 3 nights
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Graslei and Korenlei and Ghent City Center. Popular historic sites such as Beguinage and Sint Katharinakerk are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antwerp: Ghent (Museum Voor Schone Kunsten, Museum Dr. Guislain, &more), Gemeentehuis Westerlo (in Westerlo) and Grote Netewoud - Meerhout (in Meerhout). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Keizerskapel (Sint Anna kapel).

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Antwerp road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Antwerp takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Antwerp can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Wodonga.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

Wodonga, Australia

— 1 night
Wodonga is a city on the Victorian side of the border with New South Wales, 300km north-east of Melbourne, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): examine the collection at Bonegilla Migrant Experience, then brush up on your military savvy at The Army Museum Bandiana, then stroll around Huon Hill Parklands, and finally learn about all things military at Military Memorobilia Display.

Discover how to plan a Wodonga trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Antwerp to Wodonga with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Antwerp to Wodonga is 9 hours. Traveling from Antwerp in July, expect nights in Wodonga to be a bit cooler, around 3°C, while days are much colder, around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wodonga

Museums · Parks

Side Trip