58 days in Europe, South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

58 days in Europe, South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

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Leverkusen, Germany
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Munich, Germany
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Marseille, France
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Bordeaux, France
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Aalborg, Denmark
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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
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Melbourne, Australia
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Dalian, China
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Moscow, Russia
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Leverkusen, Germany

— 1 night
Leverkusen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany on the eastern bank of the Rhine. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Industriemuseum Freudenthaler Sensenhammer, have fun and explore at LVR-Industriemuseum Gesenkschmiede Hendrichs, then examine the collection at Laurel & Hardy Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Burg, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Sengbachtalsperre.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Leverkusen trip planner.

Berlin to Leverkusen is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also fly; or take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Munich.

Things to do in Leverkusen

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

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Munich, Germany

— 5 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.
Nymphenburg Palace and Frauenkirche are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at St. Peter's Church and Schloss Neuschwanstein. Change things up with these side-trips from Munich: Kirche St. Georg (in Schwangau), Marienmunster (in Diessen) and Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, and engage your brain at Deutsches Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Munich trip planner.

You can fly from Leverkusen to Munich in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Munich are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Milan.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Milan, Italy

— 4 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Milano and Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Get some historical perspective at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore and Arena di Verona. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Verona (Casa di Giulietta & Torre dei Lamberti) and Turin (Museo Egizio & Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama)). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco, see some colorful creatures with 4Sub Scuola Sub PADI Milano, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Milan journey builder site.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Milan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Munich in June, things will get a bit warmer in Milan: highs are around 33°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Florence, Italy

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museo Nazionale del Bargello will appeal to museum buffs. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Siena (Duomo di Siena, Nature & Wildlife Tours, &more) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, pause for some photo ops at Campanile di Giotto, get a taste of the local shopping with M.G. Design, and examine the collection at Museo di San Marco.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary app.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, make a trip to Roman Forum, admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Rome road trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. June in Rome sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Marseille.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Marseille, France

— 6 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.
Let the collections at Carrieres des Lumieres and Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations capture your imagination. Visit Palais des Papes and Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde for their historical value. Explore Marseille's surroundings by going to Pont d'Avignon (in Avignon), Site Memorial du Camp des Milles (in Les Milles) and Aix-en-Provence (Paul Cezanne’s Studio, Musee Granet, &more). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on Trolib, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major, take a stroll through The Panier, and take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Marseille travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Marseille takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Marseille can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can fly to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Bordeaux, France

— 3 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.
Get some cultural insight at Place de la Bourse and St. Andre Cathedral. Museum-lovers will appreciate CAPC Musee d'Art Contemporain and Musee d'Aquitaine. Change things up with these side-trips from Bordeaux: Réserve Ornithologique du Teich (in Le Teich), Chateau Cantenac (in Saint-Emilion) and Chateau de Reignac (in Saint-Loubes). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Maison de la Nature, make a trip to The Water Mirror, and admire the striking features of Eglise Saint-Eloi.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bordeaux trip maker tool.

Fly from Marseille to Bordeaux in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, Bordeaux is little chillier than Marseille - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Madrid, Spain

— 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get some cultural insight at Prado National Museum and Royal Palace of Madrid. Popular historic sites such as Plaza Mayor and Church of Santo Tomé are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Boca del Asno (in Valsain), Toledo (MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, Catedral Primada, &more) and Mountain Story trails (in Alpedrete). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, stroll around Parque del Retiro, brush up on your military savvy at Alcazar of Segovia, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Madrid travel planning website.

Traveling by flight from Bordeaux to Madrid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bordeaux in June: highs in Madrid hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Barcelona, Spain

— 4 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Barcelona Cathedral and Las Ramblas are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Sant Feliu de Guixols) and Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats (in Riudellots de la Selva). There's lots more to do: walk around Parc Guell, see the interesting displays at Joan Miro Foundation, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and browse the exhibits of Parc de Montjuic.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planning site.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in July, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Geneva.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Geneva, Switzerland

— 1 night

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum, then examine the collection at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, and finally admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Geneva trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Geneva takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Geneva, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to fly to Manchester.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Historic Sites

Manchester, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chatsworth House and Manchester Art Gallery. Let the collections at Science and Industry Museum and Contemporary Six capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to York (York City Walls & York Minster), Stockley Farm Birds of Prey Centre (in Northwich) and St Anne's Church, Baslow (in Baslow). There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on Sally Mosley Guided Walks, view the masterpieces at Saul Hay Gallery, examine the collection at National Football Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Manchester Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Manchester online trip builder.

You can fly from Geneva to Manchester in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Geneva to Manchester is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Geneva in July, with highs in Manchester at 24°C and lows at 13°C. On the 14th (Thu), you're off to Aalborg.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Aalborg, Denmark

— 3 nights
Aalborg, is Denmark's fourth biggest city with an urban population of 136.000 (including 22.000 in the twin city Nørresundby 600 meters across the Limfjorden. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Lindholm Hoeje Museum, see the interesting displays at Bunkermuseet Hirtshals, and then enjoy the sea views from Rubjerg Knude. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Gråbrødrekloster Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Franciscan Monastery Museum, get engrossed in the history at Springeren - Maritimt Oplevelsescenter, then admire the landmark architecture of Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg, and finally see the interesting displays at Godthaab Hammervaerk.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Aalborg online vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Manchester to Aalborg. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Aalborg is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Aalborg are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Aalborg

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine

— 1 night
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
On the 18th (Mon), admire the striking features of St. Sophia's Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, then contemplate the long history of The Holy Dormition Kyiv Caves Lavra, and finally examine the collection at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kyiv (Kiev) driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Aalborg to Kyiv (Kiev). The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. When traveling from Aalborg in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Kyiv (Kiev): temperatures range from 31°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can fly to Melbourne.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Historic Sites · Museums

Melbourne, Australia

— 3 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 20th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and then ponder the world of politics at Parliament House of Victoria. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Oldis Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Anglican Church, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner.

Getting from Kyiv (Kiev) to Melbourne by flight takes about 24 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) to Melbourne. While traveling from Kyiv (Kiev), expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Dalian.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Dalian, China

— 2 nights
The large city of Dalian gets its history from its seaport, its modernity from its industry, and its visitors from the fact it largely keeps these things from view.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): ponder the design of Dalian Donggang Music Fountain, learn more about the world around you at Dalian Natural History Museum, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Dalian Forest Zoo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dalian Catholic church.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Dalian driving holiday website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Melbourne to Dalian. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Dalian is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in July, things will get much hotter in Dalian: highs are around 34°C and lows about 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Moscow.

Things to do in Dalian

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Moscow, Russia

— 4 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.
Popular historic sites such as Red Square and Saint Basil's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Moscow Kremlin and Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Bird Park Vorobyi in Vorobi (about 1h 45 min away). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, see the interesting displays at Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at Uspensky Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Moscow travel planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Dalian to Moscow. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Dalian to Moscow due to the time zone difference. In July, Moscow is a bit cooler than Dalian - with highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

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