43 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

43 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

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43 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Hong Kong, China
— 1 night
Fly + train:  17​h 30​min
2
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
4
Varenna, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
5
Florence, Italy
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
8
Capri, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
9
Naples, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
10
Imerovigli, Greece
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
11
Crawley, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h
12
Hong Kong, China
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Brisbane, Australia

1
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Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Shek O, then get engrossed in the history at Hong Kong Maritime Museum, and then take a stroll through Soho.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong trip itinerary builder app .

Brisbane, Australia to Hong Kong is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Hong Kong Time (HKT) is minus 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in August: highs in Hong Kong hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Royal Tunbridge Wells.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Shek O ©
Shek O
Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery ©
Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery
Hong Kong Maritime Museum ©
Hong Kong Maritime Museum

6
nights
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom

Royal Tunbridge Wells ©
Royal Tunbridge Wells is a large affluent town in western Kent, England, about 40mi south-east of central London by road, 34.5mi by rail. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Dover Castle and Walmer Castle and Gardens. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bateman's and St. Mary's Parish Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Royal Tunbridge Wells: Kent Battle of Britain Museum (in Hawkinge), Great Dixter House & Gardens (in Northiam) and Rye (Rye Harbour Nature Reserve & Rye Heritage Centre). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at St Margaret-at-Cliffe, examine the collection at Hastings Fishermen's Museum, enjoy the sea views from South Foreland Lighthouse, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Dymchurch Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Royal Tunbridge Wells trip simple and quick.

Explore your travel options from Hong Kong to Royal Tunbridge Wells with the Route module. The time zone changes from Hong Kong Time (HKT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Hong Kong in August, expect Royal Tunbridge Wells to be cooler, temps between 24°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Royal Tunbridge Wells

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rye, Dover, Hythe, Hastings, Walmer Castle and Gardens
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Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
Bateman's ©
Bateman's
Walmer Castle and Gardens ©
Walmer Castle and Gardens

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Ponte dei Sospiri. Visit Basilica di San Marco and Scuola Grande di San Rocco for their historical value. Step out of Venice to go to Lignano Riviera and see Riviera 6 - Bagno 6, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, wander the streets of Cannaregio, and appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Venice. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Royal Tunbridge Wells to Venice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Royal Tunbridge Wells in September, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Varenna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Riviera 6 - Bagno 6
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Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
St. Mark's Square ©
St. Mark's Square
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

5
nights
Varenna, Italy

Varenna ©
Varenna is a comune (municipality) on Lake Como in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60km north of Milan and about 20km northwest of Lecco.Varenna was founded by local fishermen in 769, and was later allied of the commune of Milan. Visit i Giardini di Villa Melzi and Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Villa Carlotta and Villa Fogazzaro Roi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Varenna: Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio (in Gravedona), Forte Montecchio Nord (in Colico) and Museo del Tesoro della Collegiata di San Lorenzo di Chiavenna (in Chiavenna). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Tranquilla, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Vezio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgio, and admire the striking features of Villa Monastero.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Varenna trip site .

You can drive from Venice to Varenna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Varenna can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Varenna

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Bellagio, Colico, Menaggio, Castello di Corenno Plinio, Villa Carlotta
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Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
i Giardini di Villa Melzi ©
i Giardini di Villa Melzi
Castello di Vezio ©
Castello di Vezio

6
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get a sense of the local culture at Centro Storico di Siena and Historic Centre of San Gimignano. Appreciate the collections at Pitti Palace and Uffizi Galleries. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Azienda Agricola Panzanello (in Panzano in Chianti), Castello di Volpaia (in Radda in Chianti) and Spiaggia di Torre Mozza (in Riotorto). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence online travel route planner .

Getting from Varenna to Florence by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Siena, Historic Centre of San Gimignano, Spiaggia di Torre Mozza, Castello di Volpaia, Castello di Monteriggioni
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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.
Popular historic sites such as Palatine Hill and Vatican Museums are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Galleria Borghese and Sistine Chapel. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Stabilimento Balneare la Baia Beach (in Ladispoli) and Villa d'Este (in Tivoli). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Vatican City, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and delve into the distant past at Catacombe di San Callisto.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rome road trip app .

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa d'Este, Stabilimento Balneare la Baia Beach
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 21:
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Villa d'Este ©
Villa d'Este
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
nights
Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
We've included these beaches for you: Fornillo and Bagni d'Arienzo. Duomo di Ravello and Duomo di Sant'Andrea will appeal to history buffs. Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens & Villa Rufolo), Pompeii (Odeon - Teatro Piccolo & Teatro Grande) and Piazza Tasso (in Sorrento). There's more to do: do a tasting at Le Vigne di Raito and take in the pleasant sights at Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods).

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, read Positano road trip planning site .

Drive from Rome to Positano in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and subway; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rome in September since evenings lows in Positano dip to 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Tue) before leaving for Capri.

Things to do in Positano

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Pompeii, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Le Vigne di Raito, Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods)
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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nights
Capri, Italy

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Villa San Michele and Villa Jovis. Discover out-of-the-way places like Walking tours and Marina Grande Public Beach. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto, enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Piccola, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fortini Coastal Walk, and stop by Carthusia.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Capri online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Positano to Capri takes 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Capri are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for Naples.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Anacapri
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:
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Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele
Walking tours
Giardini di Augusto ©
Giardini di Augusto

1
night
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 27th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Scavi Archeologici di Ercolano and then delve into the distant past at Ruins of Herculaneum.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Naples trip planner .

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Naples takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and subway. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Imerovigli.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ruins of Herculaneum
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Ruins of Herculaneum ©
Ruins of Herculaneum

5
nights
Imerovigli, Greece

Imerovigli ©
Imerovigli, famed for its Cycladic architecture, claims one of the most dramatic positions in all of Greece.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ekklisia Panagia Platsani and Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vassaltis Vineyards and Mnemossyne Gallery. There's lots more to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, learn about winemaking at Domaine Sigalas, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and trek along Hiking Trail Fira - Oia.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Imerovigli trip tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Naples to Imerovigli. The time zone difference when traveling from Naples to Imerovigli is 1 hour. Traveling from Naples in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Imerovigli. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Crawley.

Things to do in Imerovigli

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Oia, Santorini, Koloumbos Beach, Vourvoulos Beach
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 3:
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Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Hiking Trail Fira - Oia ©
Hiking Trail Fira - Oia
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock

1
night
Crawley, United Kingdom

Crawley ©
Crawley is a town and borough in West Sussex, England. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Petworth House and Park and then don't miss a visit to The Lanes. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Arundel Cathedral, then learn about all things military at Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, and then examine the collection at Weald & Downland Living Museum.

Make your Crawley itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Explore your travel options from Imerovigli to Crawley with the Route module. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Imerovigli to Crawley due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Imerovigli in October, things will get little chillier in Crawley: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Crawley

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Chichester, The Lanes, Arundel Cathedral, Petworth House and Park
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Petworth House and Park ©
Petworth House and Park
Weald & Downland Living Museum ©
Weald & Downland Living Museum
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum ©
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum

1
night
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
On the 6th (Sun), take a stroll through Sai Kung.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hong Kong journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Crawley to Hong Kong with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Crawley to Hong Kong. In October, Hong Kong is much hotter than Crawley - with highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Neighborhoods
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Sai Kung ©
Sai Kung

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