59 days in Europe, Canada & Central America Itinerary

59 days in Europe, Canada & Central America Itinerary

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Drive to Geneva Cointrin International Airport, Fly to Marseille Provence Airport, Drive to Martigues
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Martigues, France
— 7 nights
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Drive to Marseille Provence Airport, Fly to Metz-Nancy-Lorraine Airport, Drive to Epinal
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Epinal, France
— 6 nights
Train
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Reims, France
— 8 nights
Drive
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Meaux, France
— 6 nights
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Drive to Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Fly to Vancouver International Airport, Drive to Whistler
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Whistler, Canada
— 7 nights
Drive to Vancouver International Airport, Fly to San Jose
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San Jose, Costa Rica
— 7 nights
Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Drive to Groenlo
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Groenlo, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Bolzano, Italy
— 9 nights
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Martigues, France — 7 nights

Martigues is a commune northwest of Marseille. Chapelle de L'Annonciade and Chateau de l'Emperi will appeal to history buffs. Petit Musee de Carro and Musee ZIEM will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Martigues: Plage de Piemanson (in Salin de Giraud), Salon-de-Provence (Savonnerie du Moulin a Grain, Fontaine Moussue, &more) and Les Gorges de Regalon (in Merindol). The adventure continues: see what you can catch with Delta Fishing, look for all kinds of wild species at Le Sentier Du Lezard, go for a stroll along the water at Miroir aux Oiseaux, and get outside with Plage du Verdon.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Martigues trip itinerary planning website.

Champery, Switzerland to Martigues is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In June in Martigues, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Epinal.
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Epinal, France — 6 nights

Épinal is a commune in northeastern France and the capital (prefecture) of the Vosges department. Visit Musee des Arts et Traditions Populaires - Chateau de Champlitte and Notre-Dame-du-Cierge for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Mémorial Charles De Gaulle and Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial. Venture out of the city with trips to Chateau du Haut-Barr (in Saverne), Le Chateau de Luneville (in Luneville) and La Boisserie (in Colombey-les-deux-Eglises). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Musee de l'Aventure Peugeot, explore the different monuments and memorials at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, steep yourself in history at Fort De La Grande Haye, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Saint-Maurice d'Epinal.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Epinal road trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Martigues to Epinal with the Route module. In June, Epinal is a bit cooler than Martigues - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Reims.
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Find places to stay Jun 20 — 26:

Reims, France — 8 nights

City of Kings

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
You'll explore and learn at Hotel Le Vergeur Museum and Musee de Picardie. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims and Maison de Jules Verne. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reims: Musee Somme 1916 (in Albert), Musée du Louvre-Lens (in Lens) and Amiens (St-Leu, Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, &more). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Nomad Wine, get engrossed in the history at Verdun Memorial, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and don't miss a visit to Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun.

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Getting from Epinal to Reims by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Epinal in June, plan for little chillier nights in Reims, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Meaux.
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Meaux, France — 6 nights

Meaux is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in the metropolitan area of Paris, France. Musee de la Grande Guerre and Cathedrale Saint-Etienne are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte and Aisne Marne American Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Meaux: Parc des Felins (in Lumigny-Nesles-Ormeaux), Provins (Eglise Saint-Quiriace, Les Souterrains de Provins, &more) and Foret d'Ermenonville (in Ermenonville). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Musee Bossuet, look for all kinds of wild species at Parc Naturel du Patis, and explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Blandy-les-Tours.

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You can drive from Reims to Meaux in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Whistler.
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Whistler, Canada — 7 nights

Home to one of the largest ski areas in North America, former logging town of Whistler provides activities and entertainment for avid nature lovers and adrenaline seekers.
Get a sense of the local culture at Britannia Mine Museum and Whistler Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont and Audain Art Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Whistler side-trips: Pemberton Fish Finder (in Pemberton), Squamish (Squamish Estuary & Queen of Peace Monastery) and Princess Louisa Inlet (in Malibu). There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, get into the urban bustle at Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and get a taste of the local shopping with Spicy Sports.

Find out how to plan Whistler trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Meaux to Whistler. Traveling from Meaux to Whistler, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Meaux in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Whistler, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Jose.
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Find places to stay Jul 10 — 17:

San Jose, Costa Rica — 7 nights

A trip to San Jose, the capital, commercial center, and cultural hub of Costa Rica, gives you a chance to experience the lively atmosphere and rich cultural past of this vibrant country.
Get some cultural insight at Museo Nacional De Costa Rica and Jade Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo de Arte Costarricense and Museo de los Ninos. Change things up with these side-trips from San Jose: Santuario Nacional Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles (in Cartago), Souvenir Museum (in Alajuela) and Ruins of Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Limpia Concepcion (in Ujarras). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, get a tailor-made plan with Top Travel Costa Rica, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Church (Catedral Metropolitana).

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Jose route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Whistler to San Jose. The time zone difference when traveling from Whistler to San Jose is 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Whistler in July: high temperatures in San Jose hover around 31°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Groenlo.
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Find places to stay Jul 18 — 25:

Groenlo, The Netherlands — 5 nights

Groenlo is a city in the municipality of Oost Gelre, situated in the eastern part of the Netherlands on the German border, a region in the province of Gelderland called the Achterhoek (literally: "back corner"). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Hideout Museum and Museum Buurtspoorweg. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Oude Calixtuskerk and Katholieke St Pancratiuskerk. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Groenlo: Het Land van Jan Klaassen (in Braamt), Doesburgsche Mosterdfabriek (in Doesburg) and Toy Gallery (in Brummen). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Huis te Ruurlo, step into the grandiose world of Hackfort, see the interesting displays at Erve Kots, and have fun and explore at Kristalmuseum.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Groenlo trip maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from San Jose to Groenlo. The time zone difference when traveling from San Jose to Groenlo is 7 hours. Traveling from San Jose in July, expect Groenlo to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 15°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bolzano.
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Find places to stay Jul 26 — Aug 1:

Bolzano, Italy — 9 nights

Gateway to Dolomites

South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology and BZ '18-'45: Un monumento, una citta, due dittature. You'll explore and learn at Sudtiroler Volkskundemuseum / Museo degli usi e costumi and Touriseum. Venture out of the city with trips to Santuario di San Romedio (in Coredo), Castel Thun (in Ton) and Trento (Piazza Duomo, Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, &more). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Parco Naturale Puez Odle, explore the historical opulence of Castel Beseno, admire the landmark architecture of Duomo Maria Assunta, and learn about winemaking at Cantina A. Martinelli 1860.

Start your trip to Bolzano by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Groenlo to Bolzano takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Groenlo in August, with highs in Bolzano at 35°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Find places to stay Aug 1 — 10:

Canada travel guide

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Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.
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