42 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

42 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

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42 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  29​h
1
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
— 9 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Liverpool, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
4
North Berwick, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Prestwick, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
car:  4​h
6
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Inverness, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Aberlour, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Carnoustie, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
10
St. Andrews, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
12
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
13
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
14
Paris, France
— 7 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
15
Hong Kong, China
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Melbourne, Australia

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nights
Maidenhead, United Kingdom

Maidenhead ©
Maidenhead is a large town in the county of Berkshire, England. Your list of things to see and do now includes Madame Tussauds London, City Tour London, Tower of London, and other attractions. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Windsor Castle, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Windsor & Eton Brewery.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Maidenhead itinerary planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Maidenhead is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Maidenhead is minus 10 hours. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Liverpool.

Things to do in Maidenhead

Historic Sites Tours Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

London, Windsor, Bombay Sapphire Distillery
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
You've now added The Beatles Story to your itinerary.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Liverpool driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Maidenhead to Liverpool takes 4 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bowness-on-Windermere.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums
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The Beatles Story ©
The Beatles Story

2
nights
Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom

Bowness-on-Windermere ©
Bowness-on-Windermere is a town in South Lakeland, Cumbria, England. You've now added Ullswater Steamers to your itinerary.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bowness-on-Windermere holiday planner .

You can drive from Liverpool to Bowness-on-Windermere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to North Berwick.

Things to do in Bowness-on-Windermere

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, Ullswater Steamers
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Ullswater Steamers ©
Ullswater Steamers
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
The World of Beatrix Potter ©
The World of Beatrix Potter

1
night
North Berwick, United Kingdom

North Berwick ©
North Berwick is a seaside town and former royal burgh in East Lothian, Scotland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yellowcraig Beach as well as North Berwick Golf Club. On the 3rd (Wed), play a few rounds at North Berwick Golf Club and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yellowcraig Beach.

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Drive from Bowness-on-Windermere to North Berwick in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in North Berwick are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. You'll set off for Prestwick on the 4th (Thu).

Things to do in North Berwick

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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North Berwick Golf Club ©
North Berwick Golf Club

2
nights
Prestwick, United Kingdom

Prestwick ©
Prestwick is a town in South Ayrshire on the west coast of Ayrshire in Scotland about 30mi south-west of Glasgow. You've now added Glasgow Bike Tours to your itinerary. On the 4th (Thu), take a spin around town with Glasgow Bike Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tee off at Royal Troon Golf Club, then enjoy the sand and surf at Troon Beach, and then stroll through Eglinton Country Park.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Prestwick road trip site .

Traveling by car from Bowness-on-Windermere to Prestwick takes 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Prestwick can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Prestwick

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Troon, Eglinton Country Park, Glasgow Bike Tours
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Royal Troon Golf Club ©
Royal Troon Golf Club
Glasgow Bike Tours ©
Glasgow Bike Tours
Eglinton Country Park ©
Eglinton Country Park

2
nights
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Portree Harbour, Lealt Falls, Quiraing (Hill Walk), and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): sample the fine beverages at The Distillery at Torabhaig, sample the fine beverages at Praban na Linne - The Gaelic Whiskies, then take in the views from Sligachan Old Bridge, and finally explore the activities along Portree Harbour. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at RHA Waterfall, explore the striking landscape at Quiraing (Hill Walk), then admire the sheer force of Lealt Falls, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye tour itinerary planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Prestwick to Isle of Skye. When traveling from Prestwick in July, plan for little chillier days in Isle of Skye, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature Parks
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Portree Harbour ©
Portree Harbour
Quiraing (Hill Walk) ©
Quiraing (Hill Walk)

few
hours
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glenlivet Distillery.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Inverness trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Inverness takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Aberlour.

Things to do in Inverness

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Loch Ness, Culloden Battlefield
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Loch Ness ©
Loch Ness
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

1
night
Aberlour, United Kingdom

Aberlour ©
Aberlour, is the name of a town in Moray, Scotland, 12mi south of Elgin on the road to Grantown. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glenfiddich Distillery as well as Aberlour Distillery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Aberlour day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Aberlour takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Aberlour can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Carnoustie.

Things to do in Aberlour

Breweries & Distilleries Museums

Side Trip

Glenfiddich Distillery
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Glenfiddich Distillery ©
Glenfiddich Distillery
Aberlour Distillery ©
Aberlour Distillery

2
nights
Carnoustie, United Kingdom

Carnoustie ©
Carnoustie is a town and former police burgh in the council area of Angus, Scotland. Carnoustie Golf Links has been added to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: tee off at Carnoustie Golf Links.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Carnoustie trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Aberlour to Carnoustie by car takes about 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Carnoustie can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to St. Andrews.

Things to do in Carnoustie

Golf Outdoors
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Carnoustie Golf Links ©
Carnoustie Golf Links

few
hours
St. Andrews, United Kingdom

St. Andrews ©
St Andrews Links has been added to your itinerary.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our St. Andrews tour itinerary website .

Drive from Carnoustie to St. Andrews in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Edinburgh.

Things to do in St. Andrews

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors
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St Andrews Links ©
St Andrews Links

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh Hop on Hop Off Tours has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see what you want with Edinburgh Hop on Hop Off Tours, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, then make a trip to The Royal Mile, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh holiday maker site .

Getting from St. Andrews to Edinburgh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Tours Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
You've added Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Whiskey Tours, Dublin City Bike Tours, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a spin around town with Dublin City Bike Tours, then sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse, then savor the flavors at Dublin Whiskey Tours, and finally make a trip to Dublin Spire.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dublin trip builder app .

Getting from Edinburgh to Dublin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July in Dublin, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Belfast.

Things to do in Dublin

Tours Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Dublin City Bike Tours ©
Dublin City Bike Tours
Saint Patrick's Cathedral ©
Saint Patrick's Cathedral
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle

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nights
Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Causeway Coastal Walk, Castlerock Beach, Game of Thrones Tours, and other attractions you added. Get outdoors at Giant's Causeway and The Dark Hedges. City Walls and Carrickfergus Castle will appeal to history buffs. Explore Belfast's surroundings by going to Bushmills (Causeway Coastal Route & Bushmills Distillery) and Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge (in Ballintoy). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at SS Nomadic and step into the grandiose world of Belfast Castle.

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Drive from Dublin to Belfast in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Belfast, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Mon) before leaving for Paris.

Things to do in Belfast

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bushmills, City Walls, The Dark Hedges, Carrickfergus Castle, Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge
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Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
City Walls ©
City Walls

7
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Palace of Versailles and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny), The Trianons & The Hamlet (in Versailles) and Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres). There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Paris tour planning tool .

Fly from Belfast to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Belfast to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Belfast in July, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Versailles, Fondation Claude Monet, Chartres Cathedral
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 29:
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Get a sense of the local culture at Hong Kong Museum of History and Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze). Get some historical perspective at Wong Tai Sin Temple (Sik Sik Yuen Temple) and Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Lantau Island, enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), don't miss a visit to Hong Kong Skyline, and choose your vessel at Duk Ling Ride.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong trip itinerary builder site .

Fly from Paris to Hong Kong in 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Hong Kong Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Paris in July, expect nights in Hong Kong to be much warmer, around 32°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Lantau Island ©
Lantau Island
Hong Kong Museum of History ©
Hong Kong Museum of History

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