56 days in South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

56 days in South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

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Sydney, Australia
— 8 nights
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Pokolbin, Australia
— 4 nights
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Aarau, Switzerland
— 6 nights
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Namur, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Toulouse, France
— 5 nights
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Carcassonne, France
— 5 nights
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Montpellier, France
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 11 nights
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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 4 nights

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Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Australian National Maritime Museum and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Lennox Bridge (in Blaxland), Corridor of Oaks (in Faulconbridge) and Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum (in Valley Heights). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, tour the pleasant surroundings at The National Pass, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner.

Antwerp, Belgium to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Antwerp to Sydney is 9 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Antwerp in March; daily highs in Sydney reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Historical Aircraft Restoration Society ©
Historical Aircraft Restoration Society

4
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Pokolbin, Australia

Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Tours and Thomas Wines. You'll explore and learn at Australian Army Infantry Museum and Mistletoe Winery. Go for a jaunt from Pokolbin to Barrington to see Aussie Ark about 1h 50 min away. There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Harkham Wines and get interesting insight from Balloon Aloft Hunter Valley Day Tours.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Pokolbin online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Pokolbin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in March, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Aarau.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Tours ©
Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Tours
Harkham Wines ©
Harkham Wines
Ivanhoe Wines ©
Ivanhoe Wines

6
nights
Aarau, Switzerland

Aarau ©
Aarau is a town, a municipality, and the capital of the northern Swiss canton of Aargau. You'll explore and learn at Stadtmuseum Aarau and Kloster Konigsfelden. Schloss Ebenrain and Naturama Aargau are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Aarau side-trips: CHEZ Camille Bloch (in Courtelary), Augusta Raurica (in Augst) and Wellness-Welt sole uno (in Rheinfelden). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Rochers des Sommetres, take an exotic tour of SwissSafari GmbH, don't miss a visit to St. Ursenkathedrale, and explore the activities along Klingnauer Stausee.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Aarau trip app.

Explore your travel options from Pokolbin to Aarau with the Route module. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Pokolbin to Aarau due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Pokolbin in March: high temperatures in Aarau hover around 13°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Namur.

Things to do in Aarau

Wildlife · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Heiternplatz ©
Heiternplatz
Schloss Ebenrain ©
Schloss Ebenrain
Augusta Raurica ©
Augusta Raurica

5
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Namur, Belgium

Namur ©
Namur is a city and municipality in Wallonia, Belgium. Memorial Waterloo 1815 and Eglise Saint-Loup are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Citadelle (Citadel) and Citadelle de Dinant are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Bastogne (Bastogne Barracks & Bastogne War Museum), La Roche-aux-Faucons (in Esneux) and Arboretum Tervuren (in Tervuren). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Grote Netewoud - Meerhout, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Bouillon, test your team's savvy at EnigmaLock, and stroll the grounds of Frans-Duitse begraafplaats van Maissin.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Namur driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Aarau to Namur. March in Namur sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Toulouse.

Things to do in Namur

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Memorial Waterloo 1815 ©
Memorial Waterloo 1815
Bastogne Barracks ©
Bastogne Barracks
Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum

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Toulouse, France

Toulouse ©

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilique Saint-Sernin and Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee des Augustins and Musee Saint-Raymond. Change things up with these side-trips from Toulouse: Lourdes (Grotte de Massabielle, Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes, &more), Pays de l'Ours - ADET (in Arbas) and Angaka Village Nordique (in Les Cabannes). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Les Jacobins, make a trip to Le Capitole, get engrossed in the history at Musee Historama, and explore the world behind art at Fondation Bemberg.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Toulouse online itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Namur to Toulouse. In March, Toulouse is somewhat warmer than Namur - with highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cite de l'espace ©
Cite de l'espace
Basilique de l’Immaculee Conception ©
Basilique de l’Immaculee Conception
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin

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Carcassonne, France

Carcassonne ©

Medieval Heart of France

Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Appreciate the collections at Musee La Seduction Francaise and Le Moulin à Papier de Brousses. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cité de Carcassonne and Chateaux de Lastours. Change things up with these side-trips from Carcassonne: Musee de la Prehistoire Regionale (in Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres), Sigean (Reserve Africaine de Sigean & Lac Lieu d'Art Contemporain) and Abbaye de Fontfroide (in Narbonne). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, examine the collection at Musee des Dinosaures 'Dinosauria', take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, and take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Chapellerie.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Carcassonne vacation planning tool.

Traveling by car from Toulouse to Carcassonne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Carcassonne, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Montpellier.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Le Moulin à Papier de Brousses ©
Le Moulin à Papier de Brousses
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Chateaux de Lastours ©
Chateaux de Lastours

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Montpellier, France

Montpellier ©
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Palais des Papes and Porte du Peyrou. Pont d'Avignon and Musee Fabre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Montpellier's surroundings by going to La Maison Carree (in Nimes), Chateau Fortia (in Chateauneuf-du-Pape) and Arles (Eglise St-Trophime & Amphitheatre (les Arenes)). And it doesn't end there: walk around Maison de la Nature, identify plant and animal life at Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale St-Pierre, and admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Montpellier trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Carcassonne to Montpellier in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Montpellier sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Montpellier

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bertrand Bosc ©
Bertrand Bosc
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Tower of London and Churchill War Rooms. The British Museum and Buckingham Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: The Hawking Centre (in Doddington), Coda Falconry (in Waltham Abbey) and Imperial Bird of Prey Academy (in Billericay). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to London fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Montpellier to London takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Montpellier in April: high temperatures in London hover around 15°C and lows are around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to The Hague.

Things to do in London

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

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The Hague, The Netherlands

The Hague ©

Judicial Capital of the World

Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Get some cultural insight at Grote Markt and Nieuwe Kerk. Museum-lovers will appreciate Frans Hals Museum and Madurodam. Get out of town with these interesting The Hague side-trips: Keukenhof (in Lisse), World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk) and Kijk-Kubus (in Rotterdam). There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Panorama Mesdag, examine the collection at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo).

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the The Hague trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from London to The Hague in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to The Hague, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April in The Hague, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Frans Hals Museum ©
Frans Hals Museum
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt

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