57 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

57 days in Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

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Start: Paris, France
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  4 h 30 min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Dresden, Germany
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  6 h 45 min
3
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
4
Moscow, Russia
— 1 night
Fly:  22 h 30 min
5
Melbourne, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  23 h 45 min
7
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
9
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
11
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
12
Seville, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
13
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
14
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
15
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
End: Paris, France

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Grossmunster. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fraumünster Church and Friedhof Fluntern. Take a break from Zurich with a short trip to Biosphaere Entlebuch in Lucerne, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, examine the collection at Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich tour itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Zurich is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight, bus, and train. You can also fly; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Dresden.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Biosphaere Entlebuch
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

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Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Dresden Zwinger and Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister. You'll explore and learn at Albertinum and Neues Grünes Gewölbe. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Frauenkirche Dresden, see the interesting displays at The Saxon State and University Library, brush up on your military savvy at Turkish Chamber / Turckische Cammer, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Theaterplatz.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Dresden driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Zurich to Dresden in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Zurich in March: highs in Dresden hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites
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Albertinum ©
Albertinum
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

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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.
Appreciate the collections at The State Hermitage Museum and The Anna Akhmatova Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Palace Square. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, get engrossed in the history at Vladimir Nabokov Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and take in the exciting artwork at Tretyakov's Gallery.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read St. Petersburg day trip planning website.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Dresden to St. Petersburg in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Dresden to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dresden in March, expect St. Petersburg to be slightly colder, temps between 2°C and -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Russian Museum ©
Russian Museum

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night
Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
On the 12th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, don't miss a visit to Lenin's Mausoleum, contemplate the long history of Red Square, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Moscow trip itinerary builder site.

Take a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. March in Moscow sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums
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Red Square ©
Red Square
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Melbourne Gaol and The Johnston Collection. Melbourne Museum and Australian Sports Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, get interesting insight from Tours, and take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne vacation builder app.

Getting from Moscow to Melbourne by flight takes about 23 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Moscow to Melbourne. Traveling from Moscow in March, expect Melbourne to be much warmer, temps between 30°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 17:
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia ©
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia

3
nights
Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Australian National Maritime Museum and Australian Centre for Photography. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Rocks and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum. The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, get engrossed in the history at Hyde Park Barracks, and contemplate the long history of Vaucluse House.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in March, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 20:
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Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Australian National Maritime Museum
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Doge's Palace and Scrovegni Chapel. Get some historical perspective at Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Basilica of St. Anthony (in Padua) and Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Museo di Castelvecchio, &more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Venezia, explore the activities along Canal Grande, and see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Venice road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Venice takes 24 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect Venice to be much colder, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Verona, Padua
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 24:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Pitti Palace will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Basilica San Vitale (in Ravenna) and Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico (in Siena). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the exciting artwork at M.G. Design, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Florence journey website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Basilica San Vitale, Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 28:
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Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and Stanze di Raffaello. Go for a jaunt from Rome to Tivoli to see Villa Adriana about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, take an in-depth tour of Musei Capitolini, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip tool.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 2:
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museu Picasso and Parc de Montjuic. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. The adventure continues: walk around Parc Guell, make a trip to Casa Batllo, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and examine the collection at Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares).

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Barcelona road trip website.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 6:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Prado National Museum and Catedral Primada. You'll explore and learn at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Santa Cruz la Real (in Segovia) and Toledo (El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa de Campo.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid online trip maker.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Madrid when traveling from Barcelona in April, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Toledo, Santa Cruz la Real
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada

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Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Get a sense of the local culture at Plaza de España and Museo Peinado. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla and Painter Amalio Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Ronda (Paddock Paradise Ronda, Palacio de Congresos de Ronda, &more) and Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba (in Cordoba). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, admire the masterpieces at Musee Flamenco De Seville, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, and catch a live event at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla.

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Fly from Madrid to Seville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seville, with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ronda, Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 14:
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Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Gallery and St Mary's Church. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Westminster Abbey and St Nicholas Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Combe Mill (in Long Hanborough), St Oswald's Church (in Swinbrook) and St John the Baptist (in Burford). There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Seville to London takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Seville to London is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Seville in April, with highs in London at 15°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Burford, St Nicholas Church, Combe Mill
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 18:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and National Museum of Scotland will appeal to museum buffs. Edinburgh Castle and Scottish National Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at BobCat Alpacas, explore the engaging exhibits at Dynamic Earth, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, and examine the collection at St Cecilia's Hall & Music Museum.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip planner.

Fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 22:
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BobCat Alpacas ©
BobCat Alpacas
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Rijksmuseum and Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague), Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel) and Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Het Twiske, and relax in the rural setting at Kinderboerderij Gliphoeve.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planning site.

Getting from Edinburgh to Amsterdam by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Amsterdam. In April, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Wildlife Museums Parks

Side Trips

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Regte Heide & Riels Laag, Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, Uitkijkduin Petten
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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