59 days in Europe, United States & South Pacific Itinerary

59 days in Europe, United States & South Pacific Itinerary

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1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
3
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
4
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
5
New York City, United States
— 5 nights
6
San Francisco, United States
— 3 nights
7
Cairns, Australia
— 2 nights
8
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 6 nights
9
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
10
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
11
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
12
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
13
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
14
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Anne Frank House and Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo). Appreciate the collections at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague), Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum & Grote Markt) and Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles (in Delft). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), steep yourself in history at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, get engrossed in the history at De Nieuwe Kerk, and examine the collection at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam attractions planning site.

Marseille, France to Amsterdam is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Marseille in September; daily highs in Amsterdam reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Hague, Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Place and Atomium. Appreciate the collections at Groeningemuseum and Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles). Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Bruges (Belfry of Bruges, Basilica of the Holy Blood, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), admire the striking features of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, and step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Brussels online holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bruges
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Buckingham Palace and Stonehenge. Visit St. Paul's Cathedral and Churchill War Rooms for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), Combe Mill (in Long Hanborough) and Swinbrook (St Oswald's Church & St Mary's Church). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, admire the striking features of Banqueting House, and steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the London route planner.

You can take a train from Brussels to London in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; 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. In September, daytime highs in London are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Burford, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Combe Mill, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Visit Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Royal Yacht Britannia and National Museum of Scotland. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, contemplate the long history of Georgian House, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, and admire the striking features of The Scottish Parliament.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh route builder.

Fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in September, expect nights in Edinburgh to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

5
nights
New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Ellis Island and World Trade Center Memorial Foundation are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the masterpieces at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City vacation planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to New York City by flight takes about 12 hours. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Edinburgh in September, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

3
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in September, expect little chillier with lows of °C in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum and KickArts Contemporary Arts. Do some cultural sightseeing at St Monica's Cathedral and Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Annie's at the Beach (in Palm Cove) and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Wangetti). There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cairns trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Cairns in 20 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 18 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in September: high temperatures in Cairns hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Annie's at the Beach, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

6
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Grand Peterhof Palace. Saint Isaac's Cathedral and The Marly Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, contemplate the long history of Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sobor Petra I Pavla, and take an in-depth tour of Catherine Palace and Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg trip planner.

Fly from Cairns to St. Petersburg in 26 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Cairns in September, expect nights in St. Petersburg to be slightly colder, around °C, while days are much colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Russian Museum ©
Russian Museum

4
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
The Dresden Zwinger and Charlottenburg Palace will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at Pergamonmuseum and Neues Museum capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Berlin to Dresden to see Big courtyard of the Residence / Grosser Schlosshof Dresdner Residenz about 2h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, make a trip to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Berlin travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Berlin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Dresden
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nymphenburg Palace and BMW Welt. St. Peter's Church and Asamkirche will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Munich Residenz, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, admire the natural beauty at English Garden, and view the masterpieces at Galerie Hegemann.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Munich route builder.

Getting from Berlin to Munich by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. October in Munich sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

4
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Museo Ebraico di Venezia. Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Cappella dei Notai, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip website.

You can fly from Munich to Venice in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and car. In October, Venice is somewhat warmer than Munich - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Verona
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Appreciate the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto. Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Fondazione Accademia Musicale Chigiana, Battistero di San Giovanni, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, admire the masterpieces at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Florence vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October in Florence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
Highlights from your plan
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri ©
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

5
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Pantheon. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Peter's Basilica and Villa Adriana. Change things up with a short trip to Villa d'Este in Tivoli (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rome sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Rome can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

2
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 27th (Tue), view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento Frati Minori Conventuali S.Francesco, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Giovanni del Toro, steep yourself in history at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, thenget great views at Belvedere Principessa di Piemonte, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Ravello Arte.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ravello road trip app.

You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in October, Ravello is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Amalfi, Parrocchia San Giovanni
Highlights from your plan
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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