60 days in South America, South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

60 days in South America, South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

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60 days in South America, South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen, Denmark
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Cartagena, Colombia
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Quito, Ecuador
— 1 night
Fly:  24​h
3
Auckland, New Zealand
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Rotorua, New Zealand
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
6
Canberra, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
7
Cairns, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
8
Riga, Latvia
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
11
Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
12
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
13
York, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
14
Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  8​h 30​min
15
Bayeux, France
— 3 nights
Fly + tram:  4​h
16
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
tram + Fly:  4​h 30​min
17
Amsterdam, Holland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Copenhagen, Denmark

2
nights
Cartagena, Colombia

The site of the continent's first Spanish colony, Cartagena retains much of its colonial flavor thanks to a World Heritage-listed old town, encircled by old walls and protected by imposing fortresses.
Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Caribe Jewelry Museum & Factory, make a trip to Plaza Bolivar, contemplate the long history of Torre del Reloj, pause for some serene contemplation at Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver, then steep yourself in history at Plaza Santo Domingo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cartagena road trip planning website .

Amsterdam, Holland to Cartagena is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Colombia Time is minus 6 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in May, with highs in Cartagena at 38°C and lows at 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Quito.

Things to do in Cartagena

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Torre del Reloj ©
Torre del Reloj
Convent of Santa Cruz de la Popa ©

1
night
Quito, Ecuador

High in the Andean foothills, Quito remains one of the world's most photogenic capital cities, featuring two dramatic mountain ranges as its backdrop.
On the 4th (Mon), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then see the interesting displays at Casa del Alabado, then appreciate the history behind La Virgen del Panecillo, and finally admire the striking features of Catedral Metropolitana de Quito. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Centro Cultural Metropolitano, admire the masterpieces at San Francisco Museum and Convent (Museo Fray Pedro Gocial), then get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Ciudad, and finally get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Quito attractions planner .

You can fly from Cartagena to Quito in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cartagena in May: high temperatures in Quito hover around 25°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Quito

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Casa del Alabado ©
Casa del Alabado
Museo de la Ciudad ©
Museo de la Ciudad

4
nights
Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland ©
The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Appreciate the collections at Mercury Bay Museum Whitianga and Te Toi Uku - Crown Lynn & Clayworks Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Manukau Heads Lighthouse and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Auckland: Shakespeare Cliff Scenic and Historic Reserve (in Cooks Beach), Warkworth (Tawharanui Regional Park, Goat Island Marine Reserve, & more) and Muriwai Gannet Colony (in Muriwai Beach). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Coast-to-Coast Walkway, learn about all things military at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, and head off the coast to Hauraki Gulf.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Auckland route planner .

Fly from Quito to Auckland in 24 hours. Traveling from Quito to Auckland, you'll lose 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Quito in May, you will find days in Auckland are little chillier (18°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rotorua.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Warkworth, Whitianga, Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, Muriwai Gannet Colony, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Muriwai Gannet Colony ©
Muriwai Gannet Colony
Torpedo Bay Navy Museum ©
Torpedo Bay Navy Museum
Goat Island Marine Reserve ©
Goat Island Marine Reserve

5
nights
Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua ©
Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
Explore hidden gems such as Government Gardens and Redwoods Treewalk. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eat Street and Ohinemutu. Get out of town with these interesting Rotorua side-trips: Taupo (Taupo Museum & L'Arte). There's still lots to do: get impressive views of Waimangu Volcanic Valley, identify plant and animal life at Paradise Valley Springs Wildlife Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Faith's Anglican Church, and explore the activities along Lake Rotorua.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rotorua tour planner.

Drive from Auckland to Rotorua in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Auckland in May, expect little chillier with lows of 11°C in Rotorua. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Taupo, Waimangu Volcanic Valley
Highlights from your plan
St. Faith's Anglican Church ©
St. Faith's Anglican Church
Waimangu Volcanic Valley ©
Waimangu Volcanic Valley
Ohinemutu
Ohinemutu

5
nights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Popular historic sites such as Arrowtown Chinese Settlement and Vesta Design Boutique are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hollyford Track and Queenstown Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Queenstown: Wanaka (National Transport and Toy Museum & Fishing Charters & Tours) and Milford Sound (Southern Discoveries - Milford Discovery Centre and Underwater Observatory & Milford sound Hwy). There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Lakes District Museum & Art Gallery, contemplate the long history of Fallen Soldiers Memorial, explore the galleries of Ivan Clarke Gallery, and do a tasting at Brennan Wines.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Queenstown tour itinerary planning tool .

Fly from Rotorua to Queenstown in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Milford Sound, Arrowtown, Wanaka, Hollyford Track
Highlights from your plan
Hollyford Track ©
Hollyford Track
Arrowtown Chinese Settlement ©
Arrowtown Chinese Settlement
Lakes District Museum & Art Gallery ©

2
nights
Canberra, Australia

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at National Bonsai & Penjing Collection, identify plant and animal life at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, then get curious at Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, then steep yourself in history at Lanyon Homestead, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Cotter Reserve, then browse the exhibits of Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, and then identify plant and animal life at Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Canberra online driving holiday planner .

Fly from Queenstown to Canberra in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve ©
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve
Bungendore Wood Works Gallery ©
Bungendore Wood Works Gallery

3
nights
Cairns, Australia

Cairns ©
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Historic Village Herberton and Spy & Camera Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre and The Crystal Caves. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour (in Yungaburra) and Wrights Lookout (in Kuranda). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Atherton Tablelands, learn about all things military at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, explore the world behind art at Cairns Art Gallery, and admire the striking features of Freshwater Station.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip planner.

Fly from Canberra to Cairns in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Canberra in May, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Herberton, The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour, Wrights Lookout, Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre, The Crystal Caves
Highlights from your plan
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Atherton Tablelands ©
Atherton Tablelands

3
nights
Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The World of Hat Museum and Museum of Decorative Art and Design. Holy Trinity Church and Temple of the Holy Prince Alexander Nevskiy are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church (in Sigulda), Cesis Medieval Castle (in Cesis) and Tervete Nature Park (in Tervete). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at International Museum of Vodka, take an in-depth tour of Zanis Lipke Memorial, appreciate the extensive heritage of Livu Square, and admire the masterpieces at Art Museum RIGA BOURSE.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Riga trip builder .

You can fly from Cairns to Riga in 26 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Cairns in May, expect nights in Riga to be colder, around 9°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cesis Medieval Castle, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, Holy Trinity Church, Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church, Tervete Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
The World of Hat Museum ©
The World of Hat Museum
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle
Latvian National Museum Of Art ©
Latvian National Museum Of Art

2
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Fetsund Lenser - Flow museum, see the interesting displays at 22 July Centre, explore the galleries of Emanuel Vigeland Museum, then explore the world behind art at Henie Onstad Art Center, and finally identify plant and animal life at Semsvannet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holmenkollen Chapel, step into the grandiose world of Oscarshall, explore the different monuments and memorials at Vestre Gravlund, see the interesting displays at Oslo Transport Museum, then stroll the grounds of Our Saviour's Memorial Cemetery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Aker Church.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read our Oslo trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Riga to Oslo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Riga to Oslo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Riga in May since evenings lows in Oslo dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Oslo

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Fetsund Lenser - Flow museum, Semsvannet
Highlights from your plan
Vestre Gravlund ©
Vestre Gravlund
Emanuel Vigeland Museum ©
Emanuel Vigeland Museum
Henie Onstad Art Center ©
Henie Onstad Art Center

3
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Frederiksborg Slotskirke and Rudolph Tegners Museum. Stevns Klint and Andelslandsbyen Nyvang are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Copenhagen side-trips: Sct. Bendts Kirke (in Ringsted), Cold War Museum Stevnsfort (in Roedvig) and Frederiksborg slotshave (in Hillerod). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Zoologisk Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Hoejerup Gamle Kirke, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Holy Ghost, and admire the masterpieces at Arken Museum of Modern Art.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Copenhagen road trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Copenhagen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Store Heddinge, Hillerod, Arken Museum of Modern Art, Andelslandsbyen Nyvang, Sct. Bendts Kirke
Highlights from your plan
Frederiksborg Slotskirke ©
Frederiksborg Slotskirke
Stevns Klint ©
Stevns Klint
Cold War Museum Stevnsfort ©
Cold War Museum Stevnsfort

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nights
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Spicy's Gewuerzmuseum and BallinStadt - Port of Dreams. Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial and Krameramtswohnungen (Flats for Small Trader's Guild) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Hamburg's surroundings by going to Lubeck (Maritimes Denkmal Passat & An der Obertrave). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Automuseum PROTOTYP, explore the world behind art at Panoptikum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hauptkirche St. Jacobi.

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Fly from Copenhagen to Hamburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lubeck
Highlights from your plan
Spicy's Gewuerzmuseum ©
Spicy's Gewuerzmuseum
Deichstrasse ©
Deichstrasse

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum and Jedburgh Abbey. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Dalmeny Parish Church and Dryburgh Abbey. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Smailholm Tower (in Kelso), Dunfermline (Dunfermline Abbey and Palace & Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum) and St. Michael's Parish Church (in Linlithgow). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Mary Queen of Scots' Visitor Centre, examine the collection at People's Story, contemplate the long history of Gladstone's Land, and stroll the grounds of Old Calton Burial Ground.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Hamburg to Edinburgh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Hamburg in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Edinburgh: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Jedburgh, Dunfermline, Smailholm Tower, Dryburgh Abbey, St. Michael's Parish Church
Highlights from your plan
St. Michael's Parish Church ©
St. Michael's Parish Church
Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum ©
Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum
Jedburgh Abbey ©
Jedburgh Abbey

6
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Bronte Parsonage Museum and Treasurer's House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Salts Mill and Saltaire Village. Venture out of the city with trips to World of James Herriot (in Thirsk), Rievaulx Abbey (in Helmsley) and Ampleforth Abbey (in Ampleforth). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Beverley Minster, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Lincolnshire Life, look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, and explore the historical opulence of Knaresborough Castle.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the York sightseeing planner.

Take a train from Edinburgh to York in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daytime highs in York are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Newark-on-Trent, Whitby, Bradford, Keighley, York Bird of Prey Centre
Highlights from your plan
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
Salts Mill ©
Salts Mill
Beverley Minster ©
Beverley Minster

5
nights
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Appreciate the collections at Western Approaches Museum and Clitheroe Castle. Get a sense of the local culture at Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels and Rufford Old Hall. Venture out of the city with trips to The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery (in Hanley), Bakewell (Arbor Low Stone Circle and Gib Hill Barrow, Bakewell Old House Museum, & more) and Pendle Hill (in Barley). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Moreton Corbet Castle, contemplate the long history of Astley Hall, get your game on at Clip 'n Climb Liverpool, and stroll around Newsham Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Liverpool online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from York to Liverpool in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Bakewell, Shrewsbury, Clitheroe Castle, Pendle Hill, The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Western Approaches Museum ©
Western Approaches Museum
Pendle Hill ©
Pendle Hill
Rufford Old Hall ©
Rufford Old Hall

3
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.
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Sees and Musee et sites archeologiques de Vieux-la-Romaine are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Château d'Ô and Église Notre-Dame de Sainte-Marie-du-Mont are in your itinerary. Explore Bayeux's surroundings by going to Eglise du Vieux Saint Sauveur (in Caen), Lisieux (Carmel De Lisieux, Les Buissonnets, & more) and Batteries de Crisbecq (in Saint-Marcouf). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Normandy Victory Museum, get engrossed in the history at Musee D-Day Omaha, stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery, and steep yourself in history at Church of Angoville-Au-Plain.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bayeux day trip tool .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Liverpool to Bayeux in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Liverpool to Bayeux. In June, daytime highs in Bayeux are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Lisieux, Arromanches-les-Bains, Alencon, Musee D-Day Omaha, Église Notre-Dame de Sainte-Marie-du-Mont
Highlights from your plan
Carmel De Lisieux ©
Carmel De Lisieux
Batteries de Crisbecq ©
Batteries de Crisbecq
Musee D-Day Omaha ©
Musee D-Day Omaha

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nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Bonaventure, examine the collection at Musee de l'Imprimerie de Lyon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Nizier, have some family-friendly fun at SENSAS Lyon, then examine the collection at Musee Urbain Tony Garnier, and finally get engrossed in the history at Memorial National de la Prison de Montluc. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Georges, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then take an in-depth tour of Musee d'Histoire de Lyon, then see the interesting displays at Musee Henri Malartre, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilique d'Ars.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Lyon road trip planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and tram from Bayeux to Lyon in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Bayeux in June, expect Lyon to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Basilique d'Ars, Musee Henri Malartre
Highlights from your plan
Musee Urbain Tony Garnier ©
Musee Urbain Tony Garnier
Musee d'Histoire de Lyon ©
Musee d'Histoire de Lyon
Musee Henri Malartre ©
Musee Henri Malartre

1
night
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 29th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Diamant Museum Amsterdam, get to know the fascinating history of Zeedijk, examine the collection at Erotic Museum, examine the collection at Torture Museum, then explore the world behind art at Foam - Photography Museum Amsterdam, and finally see the interesting displays at The Cat Cabinet.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam sightseeing app .

You can do a combination of tram and flight from Lyon to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of tram, flight, and train; or drive. In June, Amsterdam is slightly colder than Lyon - with highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Diamant Museum Amsterdam ©
Diamant Museum Amsterdam
Torture Museum ©
Torture Museum
The Cat Cabinet ©
The Cat Cabinet

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