59 days in Europe, United States & South Pacific Itinerary

59 days in Europe, United States & South Pacific Itinerary

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Start: Marseille, France
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train + Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  11 h 30 min
5
New York City, United States
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  8 h 45 min
6
San Francisco, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  20 h 15 min
7
Cairns, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly:  26 h
8
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
9
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
10
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
11
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
12
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
13
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Train + Subway:  3 h
14
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
+4
Bus + Train + Bus + Foot + Fly:  8 h
End: Marseille, France

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Anne Frank House and Begijnhof. Appreciate the collections at Van Gogh Museum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: museum Beelden aan Zee (in Scheveningen), Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more) and Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles (in Delft). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, steep yourself in history at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum, and browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam attractions planning site.

Marseille, France to Amsterdam is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Marseille in September; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 22°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Hague, Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Place and Atomium. Appreciate the collections at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) and Horta Museum (Musee Horta). Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Bruges (Belfry of Bruges, Basilica of the Holy Blood, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), contemplate the long history of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, and explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Brussels trip planner.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bruges
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 9:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
Atomium ©
Atomium

5
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Buckingham Palace and National Gallery. Visit Westminster Abbey and Tower of London for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Swinbrook (St Oswald's Church & St Mary's Church) and Combe Mill (in Long Hanborough). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, admire the striking features of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our London road trip planning tool.

Take a train from Brussels to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brussels to London due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in London can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Burford, Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Combe Mill
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 14:
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Visit Edinburgh Castle and St Giles' Cathedral for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at National Museum of Scotland and Palace of Holyroodhouse. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, contemplate the long history of Georgian House, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and admire the striking features of The Scottish Parliament.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh route builder.

Do a combination of train and flight from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from London in September, expect nights in Edinburgh to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are little chillier, around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

5
nights
New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Ellis Island and World Trade Center Memorial Foundation are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and wander the streets of Times Square.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City vacation planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to New York City by combination of flight and train takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, train, and subway; or do a combination of train, flight, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Edinburgh in September, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

3
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. Exploratorium and Asian Art Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, brush up on your military savvy at USS Pampanito, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco attractions planning site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, train, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in September, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
nights
Cairns, Australia

Cairns ©
A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
You'll explore and learn at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum and Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns. Do some cultural sightseeing at St Monica's Cathedral and KickArts Contemporary Arts. Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Wangetti, about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, look for gifts at Annie's at the Beach, and stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip planning website.

Fly from San Francisco to Cairns in 20 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of subway, train, and flight. You'll lose 18 hours traveling from San Francisco to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in September; daily highs in Cairns reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Annie's at the Beach, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

6
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Sobor Petra I Pavla. Grand Peterhof Palace and Catherine Palace and Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Palace Square, browse the exhibits of The Marly Palace, and don't miss a visit to Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg trip planner.

Fly from Cairns to St. Petersburg in 26 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Cairns in September, expect nights in St. Petersburg to be slightly colder, around 9°C, while days are much colder, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 6:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Peterhof Palace ©
Grand Peterhof Palace
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

4
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
The Dresden Zwinger and Memorial of the Berlin Wall will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at Pergamonmuseum and Neues Museum capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Berlin to Dresden to see Big courtyard of the Residence / Grosser Schlosshof Dresdner Residenz about 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, and pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Berlin travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Berlin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Dresden
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nymphenburg Palace and Munich Residenz. St. Peter's Church and St. Michael's Church will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, examine the collection at BMW Welt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, and explore the activities along English Garden.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October in Munich, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

4
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.
Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Cappella dei Notai, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, contemplate the long history of Squero di San Trovaso, and explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice road trip planning app.

Fly from Munich to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Munich in October, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Verona
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Appreciate the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museo Nazionale del Bargello. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Duomo di Siena. Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Fondazione Accademia Musicale Chigiana, Battistero di San Giovanni, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence online trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Pantheon. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Peter's Basilica and Piazza Navona. Venture out of the city with trips to Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rome travel planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 27th (Tue), view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento Frati Minori Conventuali S.Francesco, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Giovanni del Toro, steep yourself in history at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then get great views at Belvedere Principessa di Piemonte, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Ravello Arte.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ravello road trip app.

You can do a combination of train and subway from Rome to Ravello in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in October, Ravello is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Amalfi, Parrocchia San Giovanni
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
San Giovanni del Toro ©
San Giovanni del Toro

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