60 days in South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

60 days in South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

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Swan Hill, Australia
— 2 nights
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Blackwater, Australia
— 2 nights
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Brisbane, Australia
— 8 nights
Fly
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Dunedin, New Zealand
— 6 nights
Fly to Paris-Orly Airport, Drive to Saint-Germain-en-Laye
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Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
— 7 nights
Drive to Paris-Orly Airport, Fly to Edinburgh
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
Fly
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Bedford, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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Harlow, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Drive to London Stansted Airport, Fly to Hamburg Helmut Schmidt Airport, Drive to Ludwigslust
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Ludwigslust, Germany
— 1 day
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Ostrow Wielkopolski, Poland
— 2 nights
Drive to Copernicus Wrocław Airport, Fly to Moscow
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Moscow, Russia
— 3 nights
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Perth, Australia
— 6 nights
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Swan Hill, Australia

— 2 nights
Swan Hill is a city in the northwest of Victoria, Australia on the Murray Valley Highway and on the south bank of the Murray River, downstream from the junction of the Loddon River. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): examine the collection at Pioneer Settlement and then see the interesting displays at Flying Boat Museum. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Pioneer Animal Nursey Inc and then admire the landmark architecture of Bridge Keeper's Cottage.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Swan Hill vacation maker.

Melbourne to Swan Hill is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Blackwater.

Things to do in Swan Hill

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 12 — 15:

Blackwater, Australia

— 2 nights
Blackwater is both a town and a locality in the Central Highlands Region, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Blackwater International Coal Centre.

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

You can drive from Swan Hill to Blackwater in 19.5 hours. June in Blackwater sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Brisbane.

Things to do in Blackwater

Museums
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 17:

Brisbane, Australia

— 8 nights

Australia's New World City

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Visit Chenrezig Institute and Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel) for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Queensland Art Gallery and Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage. Step out of Brisbane with an excursion to Brisbane Whale Watching in Redcliffe--about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, examine the collection at Museum of Brisbane, walk around South Bank Parklands, and take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip tool.

You can drive from Blackwater to Brisbane in 9 hours. In June in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can fly to Dunedin.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 17 — 25:

Dunedin, New Zealand

— 6 nights

Edinburgh of the South

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.
Appreciate the collections at Otago Museum and The Dunedin Museum of Natural Mystery. Toitu Otago Settlers Museum and Nugget Point/Tokata Walks are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Dunedin with an excursion to Nugget Point Lighthouse in Ahuriri Flat--about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through The Royal Albatross Centre, explore the striking landscape at Otago Peninsula, take in the architecture and atmosphere at First Church of Otago, and take in nature's colorful creations at Dunedin Botanic Garden.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dunedin route planner.

You can fly from Brisbane to Dunedin in 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Dunedin is 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Saint-Germain-en-Laye.

Things to do in Dunedin

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 25 — Jul 1:

Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France

— 7 nights
Saint-Germain-en-Laye is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France in north-central France. Popular historic sites such as Domaine of Villarceaux and Chateau de La Roche-Guyon are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Fondation Claude Monet and Chateau d'Anet. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Germain-en-Laye side-trips: Cathedrale Notre Dame de Evreux (in Evreux), Chateau de Gaillon (in Gaillon) and Vernon (Chateau de Bizy & Collegiale Notre Dame). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Priory Museum (Musee Maurice Denis - Le Prieure), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Saint-Louis, get outside with Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm, and examine the collection at Apothicairerie Royale.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Saint-Germain-en-Laye online trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Dunedin to Saint-Germain-en-Laye with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 11 hours. In July in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Saint-Germain-en-Laye

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 2 — 9:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 7 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Royal Yacht Britannia and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre (in Berwick upon Tweed), Strathblane Falconry (in Strathblane) and Glasgow (Scuba & Snorkeling, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, &more). There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, and don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Saint-Germain-en-Laye to Edinburgh. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint-Germain-en-Laye to Edinburgh is minus 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Saint-Germain-en-Laye in July: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Rotherham.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 9 — 16:

Rotherham, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Rotherham is a large town in South Yorkshire, England, which together with its conurbation and outlying settlements to the north, south and south-east forms the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, with a recorded population of 257,280 in the 2011 census. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wentworth Woodhouse and St Nicholas Church. Bolsover Castle and Rufford Abbey Country Park will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Vicar Water Country Park in Clipstone (about 50 minutes away). There's more to do: shop like a local with Yorkshire Sculpture Park and get curious at Magna Science Adventure Centre.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rotherham travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Rotherham takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Rotherham sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Bedford.

Things to do in Rotherham

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:

Bedford, United Kingdom

— 7 nights
Let the collections at Fitzwilliam Museum and Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Blenheim Palace and Norwich Cathedral. Explore Bedford's surroundings by going to Balliol College (in Oxford), Norwich (St Peter Mancroft & Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery) and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford).

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bedford trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Rotherham to Bedford in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rotherham in July since evenings lows in Bedford dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Harlow.

Things to do in Bedford

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 27:

Harlow, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Harlow is a former Mark One New Town and local government district in the west of Essex, England. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): stroll through Paradise Wildlife Park, get to know the resident critters at Pets' Corner, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Parish Church.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Harlow vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Bedford to Harlow in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Bedford in July, Harlow is slightly colder at night with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Ludwigslust.

Things to do in Harlow

Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:

Ludwigslust, Germany

— 1 day
Ludwigslust is a central castle town of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, 40 km south of Schwerin. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Ludwigslust Palace and then explore the historical opulence of Burg Neustadt-Glewe.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ludwigslust route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Harlow to Ludwigslust. The time zone difference when traveling from Harlow to Ludwigslust is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ostrow Wielkopolski.

Things to do in Ludwigslust

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:

Ostrow Wielkopolski, Poland

— 2 nights
Ostrów Wielkopolski is a city in central Poland with 72,360 inhabitants, situated in the Greater Poland Voivodeship; the seat of Ostrów Wielkopolski County.HistoryRecently, a small fortified dwelling dating from the 10th century was discovered on the north-east side of the town's limits. On the 30th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Muzeum im. G.J. Osiakowskich and then make a splash at Aquapark Kalisz. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Goluchow Castle and then take in nature's colorful creations at Forest Arboretum of Prof. Stefana Bialoboka in Sycow Forest District.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ostrow Wielkopolski day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ludwigslust to Ostrow Wielkopolski takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Ostrow Wielkopolski

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:

Moscow, Russia

— 3 nights

Third Rome

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Red Square and Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre. Popular historic sites such as Saint Basil's Cathedral and Moscow Kremlin are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery, contemplate the long history of Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve, make a trip to Lenin's Mausoleum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.

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

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ostrow Wielkopolski to Moscow. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Ostrow Wielkopolski to Moscow. While traveling from Ostrow Wielkopolski, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Moscow, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Perth.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:

Perth, Australia

— 6 nights

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fremantle Prison and Art Gallery of Western Australia. Museum-lovers will appreciate WA Shipwrecks Museum and Royal Perth Hospital Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Penguin Island (in Rockingham), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah) and Fremantle Markets (in Fremantle). Dedicate the 9th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, learn about winemaking at Talijancich Wines, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Caversham Wildlife Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Perth trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Moscow to Perth takes 20 hours. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Moscow in August; daily highs in Perth reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Tours · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 11: