60 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

60 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 6 nights
2
Paris, France
— 8 nights
3
Amiens, France
— 5 nights
4
Lille, France
— 4 nights
5
Bruges, Belgium
— 8 nights
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 8 nights
7
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
8
Aarhus, Denmark
— 7 nights
9
Melbourne, Australia
— 6 nights

6
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Museum Rietberg and Galerie Wydi capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Maennlichen (in Grindelwald), Lucerne (Hofkirche, Biosphaere Entlebuch, &more) and Barenpark (in Bern). There's much more to do: stroll through Mt Pilatus, take a stroll through Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, and shop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich sightseeing planner.

Milan, Italy to Zurich is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in September, expect Zurich to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Lucerne, Interlaken, Maennlichen, Barenpark
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Old Town ©
Old Town

8
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Visit Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Chateau de Chambord for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles), Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry) and Caresse de Tigre (in La Mailleraye-sur-Seine). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Montmartre, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, and admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Paris trip maker.

Getting from Zurich to Paris by combination of train, bus, and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Amiens.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Versailles, Chateau de Chambord, Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, Caresse de Tigre, Fondation Claude Monet
Highlights from your plan
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

5
nights
Amiens, France

Amiens ©
Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens and Phare d'Ailly. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Maison de Jules Verne and St-Leu. Change things up with these side-trips from Amiens: Honfleur (Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie), Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, &more), Rando-Nature en Somme (in Saint-Valery-sur-Somme) and Parc du Marquenterre (in Saint-Quentin-en-Tourmont). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, take in the exciting artwork at AtelieRoba, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Mesnieres, and stroll the grounds of Serre Road Cemetery No.2.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Amiens trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Paris to Amiens in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Lille.

Things to do in Amiens

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Honfleur, Veules-les-Roses, Dieppe, Chateau de Mesnieres, Les Phoques de la Baie d'Authie
Highlights from your plan
Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial ©
Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church ©
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church

4
nights
Lille, France

Lille ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like LaM, Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne d'art contemporain et d'art brut and Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille. Get some historical perspective at Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery and Necropole Nationale Francaise de Notre-Dame de Lorette. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lille: Musée du Louvre-Lens (in Lens), La Coupole (in Saint-Omer) and Reserve Naturelle Dune Marchand (in Bray-Dunes). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of VC Corner Australian Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale de la Treille, don't miss a visit to Grande Place, and wander the streets of Vieux-Lille.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lille attractions planner.

Drive from Amiens to Lille in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Lille, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Lille

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Lens, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de Carvin, La Coupole, Necropole Nationale Francaise de Notre-Dame de Lorette, Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille ©
Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille
La Coupole ©
La Coupole

8
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
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 Church of Our Lady Bruges. Get a sense of the local culture at Groeningemuseum and Belfry of Bruges. Venture out of the city with trips to Antwerp (Grote Markt, Town Hall (Stadhuis), &more), Ghent (Ghent City Center, Gravensteen, &more) and The Ieper Fury (in Ieper (Ypres)). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Adornesdomein & Jeruzalemkerk, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bruges trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lille to Bruges takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Bruges sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Antwerp, Ghent, The Ieper Fury
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

8
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). You'll explore and learn at Rijksmuseum and NEMO Science Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Delft (Old Church & Het steen), Haarlem (De Vishal, Grote Markt, &more) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Madurodam). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, walk around Vondelpark, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, and get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof.

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Getting from Bruges to Amsterdam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Haarlem, Delft, The Hague
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

4
nights
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
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.
Let the collections at Chatsworth House and Eyam Plague Village Museum capture your imagination. Science and Industry Museum and Manchester Art Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Football Museum, admire the striking features of Manchester Cathedral, get your game on at The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience, Manchester, and get engrossed in the history at Manchester Jewish Museum.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Manchester sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Manchester in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Amsterdam to Manchester, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Aarhus.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eyam Plague Village Museum, Chatsworth House
Highlights from your plan
Science and Industry Museum ©
Science and Industry Museum
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Eyam Plague Village Museum ©
Eyam Plague Village Museum

7
nights
Aarhus, Denmark

Aarhus ©
Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel. Home to a young population, the city has a reputation for producing internationally known pop and rock musicians.
You'll explore and learn at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum and Kyst- og Fjordcentret. Your inner history buff will appreciate Helligaandskirken and Lystrup Kirke. Change things up with these side-trips from Aarhus: Egeskov Castle (in Odense) and Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church (in Jelling). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Aarslev Engso, engage your brain at Moesgaard Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Mejlby Kirke, and examine the collection at Den Gamle By.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Aarhus trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Manchester to Aarhus in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October in Aarhus, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Aarhus

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church, Kyst- og Fjordcentret, Egeskov Castle
Highlights from your plan
Egeskov Castle ©
Egeskov Castle
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Kyst- og Fjordcentret ©
Kyst- og Fjordcentret

6
nights
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll explore and learn at Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. Old Melbourne Gaol and St. Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Panorama Garden Estate (in Boneo), Pulpit Rock (in Cape Schanck) and Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Rock, see the interesting displays at Australian Sports Museum, head off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne route maker website.

Fly from Aarhus to Melbourne in 26 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 9 hours. When traveling from Aarhus in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Cowes, Panorama Garden Estate, National Vietnam Veterans Museum, St Kilda Pier, Seal Rock
Highlights from your plan
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill

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