60 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

60 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

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Cologne, Germany
— 1 day
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
Fly
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Train
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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Train
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Lille, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Biel
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Biel, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to Adelaide International Airport
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Adelaide, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly
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Sydney, Australia
— 6 nights
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Milan, Italy
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Cologne, Germany

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 1st (Mon), see the interesting displays at Chocolate Museum, then don't miss a visit to Hohenzollern Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Cologne Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Duftmuseum im Farina-Haus.

Before you visit Cologne, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Düsseldorf Airport, Cologne Bonn Airport, Dortmund Airport and Weeze Airport. March in Cologne sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums · Historic Sites

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands

City of Lights

The capital of Dutch industrial design, Eindhoven is known as the "City of Light." This is thanks to the technology company, Phillips, which has its base here and hosts many light projects in buildings around the city.
On the 2nd (Tue), make a trip to Eindhoven, then see the interesting displays at Philips Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at PSV Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Noordbrabants Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Cathedral, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bottle Distillery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Eindhoven attractions app.

Getting from Cologne to Eindhoven by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Anne Frank House and Begijnhof. Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Old Church (in Delft), The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Kunstmuseum Den Haag) and Ocean Legends Tours (in Almere). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), visit The Jordaan, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, and identify plant and animal life at Lentevreugd.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Eindhoven to Amsterdam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. March in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Student City

One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
Aira Force Waterfall and The Quayside will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at The Puzzling Place and The Discovery Museum capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Newcastle upon Tyne: Durham (Durham Heritage Coast, Durham Cathedral, &more). There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on Riverside Falconry, steep yourself in history at High Level Bridge, view the masterpieces at The Glamorous Owl, and step into the grandiose world of The Castle, Newcastle.

For photos and more tourist information, use the Newcastle upon Tyne trip planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Newcastle upon Tyne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Newcastle upon Tyne due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Newcastle upon Tyne can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Manchester.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Manchester, United Kingdom

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.
York Castle Museum and Eyam Plague Village Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Manchester Art Gallery and National Football Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Manchester side-trips: Predator Experience (in Ayside), Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton) and Lakeland Motor Museum (in Backbarrow). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, have fun and explore at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, browse the exhibits of Clayton Hall Museum, and get curious at Science and Industry Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Manchester day trip planning app.

Getting from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March in Manchester, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Wildlife · Childrens Museums · Tours

Side Trips

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London, United Kingdom

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.
National Gallery and Tate Modern will appeal to museum buffs. Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Joe's Bows (in Hernhill), The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden) and Winchester City Mill (in Winchester). There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, look for all kinds of wild species at Pennybridge Farm Alpacas, and explore the ancient world of Stonehenge.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our London visit website.

Traveling by train from Manchester to London takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March in London, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Lille.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Lille, France

Cultural Heart of Northern France

On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille, admire the striking features of Chambre de Commerce, steep yourself in history at Old Stock Exchange, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale de la Treille, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee La Piscine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Leger de Lens, examine the collection at Musée du Louvre-Lens, then stroll the grounds of Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, then brush up on your military savvy at Carriere Wellington, and finally make a trip to Grande Place.

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

Traveling by train from London to Lille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Lille due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Lille can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Antwerp.

Things to do in Lille

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Antwerp, Belgium

Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in the views from St Michael's Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Ghent City Center, then explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen, and finally take in the waterfront at Graslei and Korenlei. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady, make a trip to Grote Markt, then admire the striking features of Antwerpen-Centraal, then ponder the world of politics at Town Hall (Stadhuis), and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Molsbroek.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Antwerp trip planner.

You can drive from Lille to Antwerp in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Antwerp are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Brussels, Belgium

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.
Groeningemuseum and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Grand Place and Historic Centre of Brugge. Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Bruges (Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, The Markt, &more) and Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral & Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle)). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Atomium, don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center, steep yourself in history at Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, and shop like a local with Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Brussels vacation planner.

Drive from Antwerp to Brussels in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Biel.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Biel, Switzerland

Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): examine the collection at Omega Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Taubenlochschlucht, then identify plant and animal life at Einsiedelei St. Verena, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ursenkathedrale.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Biel driving holiday site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Brussels to Biel. April in Biel sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Biel

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Adelaide, Australia

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Migration Museum and Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wine Tours & Tastings and Art Gallery of South Australia. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, and hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Adelaide day trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Biel to Adelaide. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is 8.5 hours. In April, Adelaide is somewhat warmer than Biel - with highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Sydney, Australia

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Let the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and White Rabbit Gallery capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Faulconbridge (Corridor of Oaks & Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum), Lennox Bridge (in Blaxland) and Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). There's still lots to do: listen to music at Sydney Opera House, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Sydney day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Sydney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 0.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Sydney are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Galleria Borghese and Stanze di Raffaello will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rome online travel planner.

Fly from Sydney to Rome in 25 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Rome is minus 9 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Rome when traveling from Sydney in April, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Milan.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Milan, Italy

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.
Visit Duomo di Milano and Arena di Verona for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Egizio and Casa di Giulietta. Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Piazza delle Erbe, &more), Turin ( Museum of the Risorgimento & Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone) and Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova (in Mantua). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera, and browse the collection at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Milan trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Rome to Milan by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, then contemplate the long history of MNHM National Museum of Military History, then step into the grandiose world of Vianden Castle, and finally get engrossed in the history at Musee d'histoires de Diekirch. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum, steep yourself in history at Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), then get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Casemates du Bock.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Milan to Luxembourg City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. In April, Luxembourg City is slightly colder than Milan - with highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips