58 days in Europe & South America Itinerary

58 days in Europe & South America Itinerary

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Milan, Italy
— 5 nights
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Cali, Colombia
— 4 nights
Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Drive to Rotterdam
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Liege, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Monchengladbach, Germany
— 2 nights
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Dresden, Germany
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
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Tbilisi, Georgia
— 4 nights
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Rostov-on-Don, Russia
— 1 night
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Moscow, Russia
— 5 nights
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Minsk, Belarus
— 4 nights
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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
— 3 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
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Marseille, France
— 4 nights
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Saint-Etienne, France
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy

— 5 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Duomo di Milano and Castello Sforzesco. Let the collections at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Casa di Giulietta capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Turin (Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama), Museo Egizio, &more) and Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, examine the collection at Museo San Fedele, and browse the exhibits of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Milan vacation planner.

Varese to Milan is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. June in Milan sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cali.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

Cali, Colombia

— 4 nights

Salsa Capital of the World

Learning how to salsa may be the most popular thing to do in Cali, but this giant city in southwestern Colombia represents more than just the "Salsa Capital of the World." Home to over 2 million people, thriving Cali serves as a major commercial and industrial center in South America, boasting the fastest-growing economy in Colombia.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Iglesia La Ermita and Camino Real. Museo Aereo Fenix and Museo de Arte Colonial y Religioso La Merced will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Basilica Del Señor de los Milagros (in Buga) and Parque de los Bomberos (in Palmira). And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on Andoke, appreciate the history behind Cristo Rey, see the interesting displays at Caliwood Museo de la Cinematografia, and get to know the resident critters at Zoologico de Cali.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cali trip app.

Explore your travel options from Milan to Cali with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Colombia Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. June in Cali sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Cali

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Popular historic sites such as Grote Markt and Madurodam are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace). Get out of town with these interesting Rotterdam side-trips: Haarlem (Stadhuis Haarlem & Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo)) and Landtong Rozenburg (in Rozenburg). There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Panorama Mesdag, buy something for everyone on your list at Markthal, stop by Monsieur Saucisson, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Church.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rotterdam trip itinerary site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cali to Rotterdam. Traveling from Cali to Rotterdam, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cali in June; daily highs in Rotterdam reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Bruges, Belgium

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Historic Centre of Brugge and Saint Bavo's Cathedral. Appreciate the collections at Groeningemuseum and Gravensteen. Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve, Graslei and Korenlei, &more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Belfry of Bruges, examine the collection at Kantcentrum, explore the galleries of Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges, and get to know the fascinating history of Walplein.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip planner.

You can drive from Rotterdam to Bruges in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Liege.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Liege, Belgium

— 2 nights

The Fervent City

Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
On the 21st (Tue), learn about all things military at 101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne, contemplate the long history of Mardasson Memorial, and then brush up on your military savvy at Bastogne War Museum. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Coteaux de la Citadelle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral de Liege (Liege Cathedral), identify plant and animal life at La Roche-aux-Faucons, then identify plant and animal life at Forestia, and finally admire the striking features of Gare de Liege-Guillemins.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Liege road trip planner.

Drive from Bruges to Liege in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Monchengladbach.

Things to do in Liege

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Monchengladbach, Germany

— 2 nights
Mönchengladbach, formerly known as München-Gladbach is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): stroll around Hotel Schloss Dyck, then admire the masterpieces at Museum Abteiberg, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Museum Insel Hombroich.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Monchengladbach trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Liege to Monchengladbach in 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Liege in June since evenings lows in Monchengladbach dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Dresden.

Things to do in Monchengladbach

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Dresden, Germany

— 3 nights

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Pergamonmuseum and Albertinum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Dresden Zwinger and Canaletto Blick. Explore Dresden's surroundings by going to Obere Schleuse Kirnitschklamm (in Hinterhermsdorf) and Berlin (Brandenburg Gate & Neue Wache). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Frauenkirche Dresden, appreciate the extensive heritage of Theaterplatz, get engrossed in the history at Royal Palace (Residenzschloss), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sankt Martin Kirche.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Dresden journey planner.

You can fly from Monchengladbach to Dresden in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Dresden can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to fly to Munich.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Munich, Germany

— 4 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Visit Nymphenburg Palace and St. Peter's Church for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Munich Residenz and Alte Pinakothek. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, contemplate the long history of Asamkirche, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Munich trip planner.

Drive from Dresden to Munich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Nature

Tbilisi, Georgia

— 4 nights
On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and Narikala Fortress. Your inner history buff will appreciate Jvari Church and Uplistsiche Cave Town. Explore Tbilisi's surroundings by going to Gori (Stalin Museum & Sergi Makalatia Gori Historical and Ethnographical Museum) and Mtskheta Church of the Holy Cross (in Mtskheta). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tsminda Sameba Cathedral, take in the views from The Bridge of Peace, get engrossed in the history at Georgian National Museum, and examine the collection at Museum of Illusions.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tbilisi itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Tbilisi takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Georgia Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. In July, Tbilisi is somewhat warmer than Munich - with highs of 36°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Rostov-on-Don.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Rostov-on-Don, Russia

— 1 night

Gates to the Caucasus

The gateway to the northern Caucasus region, Rostov-on-Don serves as a stopover for travelers on their way to the country's celebrated Black Sea coast.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Cultural and Exhibition Center of DGTU Don Cossack Guard, take in the spiritual surroundings of Soldier Synagogue, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin, then examine the collection at Open-Air Museum of Railway Equipment, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Pokrovskiy Square.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rostov-on-Don trip planner.

Fly from Tbilisi to Rostov-on-Don in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tbilisi to Rostov-on-Don. In July, daily temperatures in Rostov-on-Don can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Moscow.

Things to do in Rostov-on-Don

Museums · Historic Sites

Moscow, Russia

— 5 nights

Third Rome

Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Red Square and Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre. Moscow Kremlin and Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve will appeal to history buffs. When in Moscow, make a side trip to see Bird Park Vorobyi in Vorobi, approximately Vorobi away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Refuge House for Elderly Soldiers of Russian-Turkish War, admire the landmark architecture of Lenin's Mausoleum, and admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Moscow road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Rostov-on-Don to Moscow takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, Moscow is little chillier than Rostov-on-Don - with highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can fly to Minsk.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Minsk, Belarus

— 4 nights
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Popular historic sites such as Khatyn Memorial and Church of Saints Simon and Helena are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Mir Castle and Upper City. Explore Minsk's surroundings by going to Mir (Holy Trinity Church & Chapel and Burial Vault Svyatopolk-Mirskikh) and Nesvizh (Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, National Historical and Cultural Museum and Reserve Niasvizh, &more). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, don't miss a visit to Victory Square, appreciate the history behind Island of Tears, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archcathedral Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Minsk road trip tool.

You can fly from Moscow to Minsk in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Minsk can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine

— 3 nights
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
The Holy Dormition Kyiv Caves Lavra and St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Pyrohovo Open-Air Museum and Golden Gate capture your imagination. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Sophia's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Andreyevskiy Spusk, see the interesting displays at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland).

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kyiv (Kiev) road trip website.

You can fly from Minsk to Kyiv (Kiev) in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minsk to Kyiv (Kiev). In July in Kyiv (Kiev), expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Naples.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Naples, Italy

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 19th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei, contemplate the long history of Forum, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri, then delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, and finally delve into the distant past at Villa di Poppea. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, then delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Naples driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Kyiv (Kiev) to Naples takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) to Naples due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) in July: high temperatures in Naples hover around 36°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Marseille.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Marseille, France

— 4 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Get some historical perspective at Palais des Papes and Le Suquet. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Pont d'Avignon. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Bandol (Atlantide & Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales), Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence) and Rue d'Antibes (in Cannes). The adventure continues: make a trip to Chateau d'If, explore the world behind art at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, stop by Maison de la Boule, and take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Marseille trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Naples to Marseille in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can fly to Saint-Etienne.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Saint-Etienne, France

— 3 nights
Situated in the Massif Central, Saint-Étienne is a bustling capital of the Loire department with diverse activities and attractions, such as natural gorges, cultural events, cathedrals, historical sites, museums, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Musee de l'alambic - Distillerie Jean Gauthier, then take an exotic tour of Safari de Peaugres, and then contemplate the long history of La Grand'Eglise. Keep things going the next day: look and learn at Planetarium de Saint-Etienne, see the interesting displays at Musee d'Art et d'Industrie, then steep yourself in history at Musee de la mine, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee des Verts.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Saint-Etienne trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Marseille to Saint-Etienne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Marseille in July, expect Saint-Etienne to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 17°C. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Saint-Etienne

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips