60 days in Europe, Africa & South Pacific Itinerary

60 days in Europe, Africa & South Pacific Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 6 nights
Drive
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Waldshut-Tiengen, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dijon, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Martigues, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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Angouleme, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pamplona, Spain
— 1 night
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Drive to Bilbao Airport, Fly to King Shaka International Airport, Drive to Pietermaritzburg
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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
Drive to King Shaka International Airport, Fly to Perth
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Perth, Australia
— 4 nights
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Brisbane, Australia
— 7 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 11 nights
Drive
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Usti nad Orlici, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
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Ghent, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland

— 6 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get some historical perspective at Old Town and Friedhof Fluntern. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Kunstmuseum Appenzell. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, &more), Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Stiftsbibliothek (in St. Gallen). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planning website.

Lugano to Zurich is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lugano in June, with highs in Zurich at 27°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Waldshut-Tiengen.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 13 — 19:

Waldshut-Tiengen, Germany

— 2 nights
Waldshut-Tiengen is a city in southwestern Baden-Württemberg right at the Swiss border. On the 20th (Mon), take in panoramic vistas at Hasenhorn Coaster Todtnau, then examine the collection at Heimatmuseum Resenhof, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dom St. Blasien. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Wutachschlucht and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Liebfrauenkirche.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Waldshut-Tiengen online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Waldshut-Tiengen takes an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Waldshut-Tiengen can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Dijon.

Things to do in Waldshut-Tiengen

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Find places to stay Jun 19 — 21:

Dijon, France

— 1 night

Gateway to Burgundy

Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Paroisse Notre-Dame De Dijon, then explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon, then explore the galleries of Le Cassissium, and finally contemplate the long history of Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dijon visit app.

Getting from Waldshut-Tiengen to Dijon by car takes about 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Martigues.

Things to do in Dijon

Museums · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Jun 21 — 22:

Martigues, France

— 3 nights
Martigues is a commune northwest of Marseille. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chapelle de L'Annonciade and Chateau de l'Emperi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Martigues: Salon-de-Provence (Fontaine Moussue & Musee Nostradamus), Chateau de la Barben (in La Barben) and Plage de Piemanson (in Salin de Giraud). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Les Gorges de Regalon, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Croix Beach, make a trip to Port de Peche de Carro, and examine the collection at Musee ZIEM.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Martigues sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Dijon to Martigues in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Dijon in June; daily highs in Martigues reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Angouleme.

Things to do in Martigues

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 26:

Angouleme, France

— 3 nights
Angoulême is a commune, the capital of the Charente department, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwestern France.The inhabitants of the commune are known as Angoumoisins or Angoumoisines.Located on a plateau overlooking a meander of the Charente River, the city is nicknamed the "balcony of the southwest". Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): savor the flavors at Remy Martin, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de La Rochefoucauld, and then explore the world behind art at Le Tresor de la Cathedrale d'Angouleme. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Musee d'Angouleme, see the interesting displays at Le Musee de la Bande Dessinee, and then examine the collection at Musee du Papier.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, read Angouleme trip planner.

You can drive from Martigues to Angouleme in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Martigues in June; daily highs in Angouleme reach 29°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Pamplona.

Things to do in Angouleme

Museums · Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 26 — 29:

Pamplona, Spain

— 1 night
Pamplona or Iruña is the historical capital city of Navarre, in Spain, and of the former Kingdom of Navarre.The city is famous worldwide for the running of the bulls during the San Fermín festival, which is held annually from July 6 to 14. On the 29th (Wed), stroll through Senorio de Bertiz Natural Park. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Pamplona and then brush up on your military savvy at Fortress and Walls of Pamplona.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pamplona travel route builder site.

You can drive from Angouleme to Pamplona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, daytime highs in Pamplona are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Pietermaritzburg.

Things to do in Pamplona

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 29 — 30:
Highlights from your trip

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

— 2 nights
Pietermaritzburg is the capital and second-largest city in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. On the 2nd (Sat), explore and take pictures at Nelson Mandela Capture Site and then get a taste of life in the country at Tala Private Game Reserve. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Karkloof Canopy Tour and then admire the verdant scenery at Cumberland Nature Reserve.

To find reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Pietermaritzburg road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Pamplona to Pietermaritzburg with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Pamplona in July: high temperatures in Pietermaritzburg hover around 24°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Pietermaritzburg

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:

Perth, Australia

— 4 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Fremantle Prison and Royal Perth Hospital Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at The Perth Mint and Wine Tours & Tastings. When in Perth, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Mandurah, approximately Mandurah away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden and tour the pleasant surroundings at Caversham Wildlife Park.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Perth journey planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pietermaritzburg to Perth. The time zone difference when traveling from Pietermaritzburg to Perth is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Brisbane.

Things to do in Perth

Tours · Wineries · Wildlife · Parks

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Find places to stay Jul 4 — 8:

Brisbane, Australia

— 7 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Queensland Art Gallery and Birrunga Gallery & Dining. Popular historic sites such as Chenrezig Institute and Newstead House are in your itinerary. Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage (in Buderim) and Abbey Museum OF Art And Archaeology (in Caboolture). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, and admire the masterpieces at Gallery of Modern Art.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Perth to Brisbane in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can fly to Warsaw.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 15:

Warsaw, Poland

— 11 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town and Palace on the Island. Get a sense of the local culture at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie and Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow. Change things up with these side-trips from Warsaw: Muzeum – Miejsce Pamieci Palmiry (in Czosnow), Arboretum SGGW (in Brzeziny) and Niebieskie Zrodla Nature Reserve (in Tomaszow Mazowiecki). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Sil Powietrznych w Deblinie, get engrossed in the history at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, and admire the masterpieces at The National Museum in Warsaw.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Warsaw travel route builder website.

Getting from Brisbane to Warsaw by flight takes about 25 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in July: high temperatures in Warsaw hover around 29°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Usti nad Orlici.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 27:

Usti nad Orlici, Czech Republic

— 3 nights
Ústí nad Orlicí is a city in the Ústí nad Orlicí District, Pardubice Region in Eastern Bohemia in the Czech Republic. Museum-lovers will get to explore Zamek Zdar nad Sazavou and Handmade Paper Mill Velke Losiny. Your inner history buff will appreciate Litomyšl Castle and Poutni Kostel Sv. Jana Nepomuckeho Na Zelene Hore. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Usti nad Orlici: Prirodni rezervace Ostas (in Zdar nad Metuji), Babiccino Udoli (in Ceska Skalice) and Pernstejn Castle (in Nedvedice). There's much more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Toulovcovy Mastale, get to know the fascinating history of Zámecké návrší, and don't miss a visit to Zámek Nové Hrady.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Usti nad Orlici trip maker.

Traveling by car from Warsaw to Usti nad Orlici takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In July in Usti nad Orlici, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Usti nad Orlici

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 31:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 6 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Popular historic sites such as Staromestske namesti and Powder Tower are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Jewish Museum in Prague and St. George's Basilica. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Prague: Kutna Hora (St Barbara's Church, Bohemian Museum of Silver, &more) and Karlstejn Castle (in Karlstejn). Spend the 2nd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Communism, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and contemplate the long history of Lobkowicz Palace.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Prague trip builder app.

You can drive from Usti nad Orlici to Prague in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Prague are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Ghent.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 6:

Ghent, Belgium

— 5 nights
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Groeningemuseum and Gravensteen. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Historic Centre of Brugge and Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Bruges (The Markt, Minnewater Lake, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Saint Bavo's Cathedral, snap pictures at St Michael's Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ghent City Center, and take in the waterfront at Graslei and Korenlei.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ghent journey planner.

Fly from Prague to Ghent in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Prague in August: highs in Ghent hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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Find places to stay Aug 6 — 11: