56 days in Europe, South Pacific & United States Itinerary

56 days in Europe, South Pacific & United States Itinerary

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Start: Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
+2
Train + Fly + Train:  4 h 15 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 6 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Bayeux, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 4 nights
+3
Bus + Subway + Bus + Fly:  6 h 15 min
5
Nice, France
— 6 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h 15 min
6
Berlin, Germany
— 6 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  27 h
7
Port Douglas, Australia
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
8
Cairns, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  19 h 15 min
9
Los Angeles, United States
— 5 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
10
Yosemite National Park, United States
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
11
San Francisco, United States
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  13 h 30 min
End: Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Appreciate the collections at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Get some cultural insight at Anne Frank House and Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo). Venture out of the city with trips to Haarlem (Hofje van Bakenes, Grote Markt, &more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), explore the world behind art at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, pause for some photo ops at Holocaust Memorial Walk, and examine the collection at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam holiday maker tool.

Brighton and Hove, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Haarlem
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

6
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Montmartre. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, contemplate the long history of Conciergerie, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris visit planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September in Paris, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

6
nights
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Pegasus Memorial. Your inner history buff will appreciate Normandy American Cemetery and Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery (in Cintheaux), Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery (in Banneville-la-Campagne) and Ranville (Pegasus Bridge & Cimetières Militaires). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, brush up on your military savvy at Musee de la Batterie de Merville, admire the masterpieces at Musee Baron Gerard, and witness the site of a historic battle at Around Europe Battlefields Tours Day Tours.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bayeux online visit planner.

Take a train from Paris to Bayeux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Ranville, Arromanches-les-Bains, Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer, Pointe du Hoc
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

4
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Get some historical perspective at Mont Saint-Michel and Pointe du Roc. Musee Christian Dior and Musee du poire will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mont-Saint-Michel: Domfront (Chateau de Domfront & Eglise Notre-Dame-sur-l'Eau), Parc des Forges de Varenne (in Champsecret) and Les Chapelles de l'Oratoire (in Passais). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, examine the collection at Scriptorial d'Avranches, musee des manuscrits du Mont Saint-Michel, contemplate the long history of Maison de l'Artichaut, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Quentin.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Mont-Saint-Michel trip planner.

You can drive from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Mont-Saint-Michel can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Domfront, Granville, Scriptorial d'Avranches, musee des manuscrits du Mont Saint-Michel, Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes, Musee du poire
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James
Parc des Forges de Varenne ©
Parc des Forges de Varenne

6
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild. Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews and Musee Matisse will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Centre d'Art du Verre PIERINI (in Biot), Utelle (Église Saint Veran & La Madone d'Utelle) and Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste (in Coaraze). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, examine the collection at Musee des Coquillages, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and explore the galleries of Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Nice trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Mont-Saint-Michel to Nice by combination of bus and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel in September, with highs in Nice at 28°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

St-Paul-de-Vence, Utelle, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Cagnes-sur-Mer, Centre d'Art du Verre PIERINI
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews ©
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild

6
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Charlottenburg Palace and East Side Gallery will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Pergamonmuseum and Neues Museum. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, don't miss a visit to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and admire the masterpieces at Urban Nation.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin road trip tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Nice to Berlin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

3
nights
Port Douglas, Australia

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, identify plant and animal life at Opal Reef, and see the vivid underwater world at Agincourt Reef.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Berlin to Port Douglas in 28 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mossman Gorge Centre
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef

3
nights
Cairns, Australia

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Get some cultural insight at St Monica's Cathedral and The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum. Step out of Cairns to go to Kuranda and see Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, which is approximately 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, identify plant and animal life at Cattana Wetlands, and view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cairns trip itinerary maker website.

You can take a bus from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. October in Cairns sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Cattana Wetlands
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum ©
The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum
St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral

5
nights
Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Getty Center and Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita. You'll explore and learn at Griffith Observatory and Avila Adobe. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Museum of Tolerance, visit El Pueblo de Los Angeles, examine the collection at Hollywood Bowl Museum, and make a trip to Hollyhock House.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip planning website.

Fly from Cairns to Los Angeles in 19.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and tram. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Cairns to Los Angeles. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Cairns in October since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

4
nights
Yosemite National Park, United States

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip maker website.

Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are colder (-2°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
Yosemite Valley Chapel ©
Yosemite Valley Chapel

4
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Exploratorium and USS Pampanito will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and engage your brain at The Gregangelo Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or do a combination of bus and subway. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in October: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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