50 days in South Pacific, Europe & South America Itinerary

50 days in South Pacific, Europe & South America Itinerary

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Perth, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly to Ostrava Leos Janáček Airport, Drive to Zlin
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Zlin, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive
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Potsdam, Germany
— 2 nights
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Drive to Berlin Brandenburg Airport, Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Drive to Harderwijk
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Harderwijk, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive
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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Fly to Edinburgh
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ashford, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive
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Roubaix, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Amiens, France
— 3 nights
Fly
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Girona, Spain
— 3 nights
Train
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Lleida, Spain
— 2 nights
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Paysandu, Uruguay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 4 nights
Fly
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Dunedin, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Fly
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Noumea, New Caledonia
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Perth, Australia — 2 nights

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Perth Mint and Fremantle Prison. Museum-lovers will get to explore Art Gallery of Western Australia and Royal Perth Hospital Museum. Step out of Perth with an excursion to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Mandurah--about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: walk around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, stroll through Caversham Wildlife Park, and explore the activities along Swan River.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Perth trip maker.

Melbourne to Perth is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in June, expect nights in Perth to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Zlin.
Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 15:

Zlin, Czech Republic — 2 nights

Zlín is a city in southeastern Moravia in the Czech Republic, the seat of the Zlín Region, on the Dřevnice River. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Shoemaking, explore the historical opulence of Kroměříž Archbishop's Palace, and then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Kromeriz.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Zlin travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Perth to Zlin. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Perth to Zlin. Traveling from Perth in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Zlin: highs are around 28°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Potsdam.
Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:

Potsdam, Germany — 2 nights

Formerly an official residence of the Prussian kings, Potsdam is surrounded by a series of interconnected lakes, parks, and palaces.
Get some historical perspective at Sanssouci Palace and Neues Palais. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Schloss Cecilienhof and Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Potsdam: Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz (in Lubben) and Radduscher Naturhafen (in Vetschau). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Potsdam's Gardens, take in the views from Glienicke Bridge, and walk around Sanssouci Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Potsdam trip planner.

You can drive from Zlin to Potsdam in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Harderwijk.
Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:

Harderwijk, The Netherlands — 1 night

Harderwijk is a municipality and a city almost at the exact geographical center of the Netherlands.Population centresHarderwijkHierdenThe history of HarderwijkHarderwijk received city rights from Count Otto II of Guelders in 1231. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dolfinarium, then explore the world behind art at Marius van Dokkum, and then see the interesting displays at Museum de Fundatie.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Harderwijk journey builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Potsdam to Harderwijk. In June, daily temperatures in Harderwijk can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Alkmaar.
Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 21:

Alkmaar, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Alkmaar is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Zuiderzeemuseum and then see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Het Beatles Museum, then don't miss a visit to Grote Sint Laurenskerk, and then identify plant and animal life at Noordhollands Duinreservaat.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Alkmaar online trip planner.

Drive from Harderwijk to Alkmaar in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Harderwijk, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Alkmaar, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.
Museums · Parks · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 4 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Popular historic sites such as Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Royal Yacht Britannia and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Gallery, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Alkmaar to Edinburgh. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Alkmaar to Edinburgh. Traveling from Alkmaar in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Edinburgh, with lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can fly to Portsmouth.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 27:

Portsmouth, United Kingdom — 5 nights

Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Get a sense of the local culture at The Roman Baths and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Mary Rose and HMS Victory. Explore Portsmouth's surroundings by going to Longleat (in Warminster), Hospital of St Cross (in Winchester) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, take an in-depth tour of The D-Day Story, explore the galleries of Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson, and enjoy breathtaking views from Spinnaker Tower.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Portsmouth holiday planning app.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Portsmouth in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. June in Portsmouth sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Ashford.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 2:

Ashford, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Ashford is a town in the county of Kent, England. Your inner history buff will appreciate Dover Castle and Godinton House & Gardens. Get out of town with these interesting Ashford side-trips: Canterbury Cathedral (in Canterbury) and Rye Harbour Nature Reserve (in Rye). It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Big Cat Sanctuary.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ashford trip planner.

Getting from Portsmouth to Ashford by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ashford when traveling from Portsmouth in July, with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Roubaix.
Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 5:

Roubaix, France — 1 night

Roubaix is a city in Northern France, located in the Lille metropolitan area. On the 6th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Parc Barbieux, then see the interesting displays at Musee La Piscine, and then see the interesting displays at La Manufacture.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Roubaix trip itinerary website.

Drive from Ashford to Roubaix in 3 hours. Traveling from Ashford to Roubaix, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Roubaix can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Amiens.
Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 6:

Amiens, France — 3 nights

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.
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens and Australian National Memorial will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee de Picardie and Musee Somme 1916. Get out of town with these interesting Amiens side-trips: Maxim Guide Baie de Somme (in Boismont), Parc du Marquenterre (in Saint-Quentin-en-Tourmont) and Sir John Monash Centre (in Fouilloy). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Maison de Jules Verne, admire the natural beauty at Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens, and wander the streets of St-Leu.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Amiens trip planner.

You can drive from Roubaix to Amiens in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or do a combination of subway and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can fly to Girona.
Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:

Girona, Spain — 3 nights

Catalonia’s second-largest city, Girona embodies old-world charm, with its narrow cobblestone streets and traditional Catalan culture.
Dali Theatre-Museum and Cinema Museum Girona (Museu del Cinema) will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Girona Cathedral (Catedral) and Patronat Call de Girona. Explore Girona's surroundings by going to Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Sant Feliu de Guixols). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Passeig de la Muralla.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Girona trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Amiens to Girona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Amiens in July, expect Girona to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can take a train to Lleida.
Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Neighborhoods
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 12:

Lleida, Spain — 2 nights

Lleida is a city in the west of Catalonia, Spain. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Monumento a La Sardana, see the interesting displays at Museo Automocion Roda Roda, and then explore the historical opulence of Turo Seu Vella.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lleida online attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Girona to Lleida takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Girona in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 28°C in Lleida. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Paysandu.
Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:

Paysandu, Uruguay — 2 nights

Situated on the banks of the Uruguay River, the city of Paysandu nestles up close to the border with Argentina, and, with a population of over 76,000, represents the country's fourth-largest city.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): examine the collection at Museo Historico 'Casa del Espiritu de Paysandu', then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Basilica de Paysandu, and then make a trip to Camino de Leandro Gomez. On your second day here, snap pictures at Puente General Artigas.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Paysandu trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Lleida to Paysandu with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Uruguay Standard Time (UYT), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Lleida in July: high temperatures in Paysandu hover around 19°C and lows are around 9°C. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Buenos Aires.
Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:

Buenos Aires, Argentina — 4 nights

Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Museum-lovers will get to explore El Zanjon de Granados and Museo de los Ninos. Cemiterio de Recoleta and Calle Defensa will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Primada, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, and steep yourself in history at Palacio Barolo.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires road trip site.

Drive from Paysandu to Buenos Aires in 4 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Buenos Aires can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Dunedin.
Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 25:

Dunedin, New Zealand — 2 nights

With its history proudly stemming from the Scottish settlers who came here during the colonial era, Dunedin's streets are lined with well-preserved examples of Victorian and Edwardian architecture, while a new culture of nightlife and fine dining takes hold around them.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Otago Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Larnach Castle & Gardens, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Otago Peninsula. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of The Royal Albatross Centre.

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Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Dunedin takes 18.5 hours. You'll lose 15 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Dunedin due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Noumea.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:

Noumea, New Caledonia — 3 nights

Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tjibaou Cultural Center and Amedee Lighthouse. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on Aquanature, get outside with Long Island Fishing, stroll through Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Du Pacifique.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Noumea trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Dunedin to Noumea takes 10.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dunedin to Noumea. On the 1st (Mon), you're off to home.
Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 1: