58 days in South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

58 days in South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

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1
Sydney, Australia
— 8 nights
2
Aarau, Switzerland
— 5 nights
3
Chamonix, France
— 5 nights
4
Annecy, France
— 4 nights
5
Lyon, France
— 6 nights
6
Paris, France
— 17 nights
7
Dinant, Belgium
— 4 nights
8
The Hague, The Netherlands
— 6 nights

8
nights
Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Appreciate the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Hyde Park Barracks. Sydney Opera House and Brett Whiteley Studio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Logan Brae Orchard (in Blackheath). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, look for all kinds of wild species at Tambourine Bay Reserve and Warraroon Reserve Walk, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and contemplate the long history of Vaucluse House.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sydney itinerary planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Copenhagen to Sydney, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Copenhagen, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Aarau.

Things to do in Sydney

Wildlife Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Three Sisters, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, The National Pass, Logan Brae Orchard
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 10:
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ATTY Gallery ©
ATTY Gallery
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

5
nights
Aarau, Switzerland

Aarau ©
Aarau is a town, a municipality, and the capital of the northern Swiss canton of Aargau. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Wildegg Castle and Muri Abbey. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Augusta Raurica and International Museum of Watches. Get out of town with these interesting Aarau side-trips: La Chaux-de-Fonds (Quartier General, Centre d'Art Contemporain & Musee d'histoire), Rochers des Sommetres (in Muriaux) and Romisch-katholische Kirche - Herz Jesu (in Laufen). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Klingnauer Stausee, step into the grandiose world of Hallwyl Castle, examine the collection at Naturama Aargau, and contemplate the long history of Ermitage.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Aarau trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sydney to Aarau. Traveling from Sydney to Aarau, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Aarau, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Chamonix.

Things to do in Aarau

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

La Chaux-de-Fonds, Wildegg, CHEZ Camille Bloch, Muri Abbey, Eglise de Saignelegier
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 16:
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International Museum of Watches ©
International Museum of Watches
Wildegg Castle ©
Wildegg Castle
Muri Abbey ©
Muri Abbey

5
nights
Chamonix, France

Chamonix ©
"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Let the collections at Crystal Museum and Musee Alpin capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Église Saint-Nicolas de Véroce and Le Chemin du Calvaire. Explore Chamonix's surroundings by going to Reserve Naturelle (in Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval), Megeve (Chapelle Sainte Anne (Dite des Penitents) & Eglise Saint-Jean Baptiste) and Eglise Notre Dame de la Gorge (in Les Contamines-Montjoie). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Aiguilles Rouges, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Blanc, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Michel.

Before you visit Chamonix, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Aarau to Chamonix in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Annecy.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Megeve, Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, Reserve Naturelle, Eglise Notre Dame de la Gorge
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 21:
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Aiguilles Rouges ©
Aiguilles Rouges
Église Saint-Nicolas de Véroce ©
Église Saint-Nicolas de Véroce
Chapelle Sainte Anne (Dite des Penitents) ©

4
nights
Annecy, France

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Abbaye d'Hautecombe and Palais de l'Ile are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Musee Chateau and Cathedrale Saint-Pierre. Take a break from Annecy with a short trip to Cascades du Hérisson in Menetrux-en-Joux, about 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Annecy, snap pictures at Pont des Amours, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and take in the awesome beauty at Semnoz.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Annecy online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Chamonix to Annecy takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Annecy sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lyon.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Abbaye d'Hautecombe, Cascades du Hérisson
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 25:
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Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
Abbaye d'Hautecombe ©
Abbaye d'Hautecombe
Cascades du Hérisson ©
Cascades du Hérisson

6
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Let the collections at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon and Musee Miniature et Cinema capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and Fourviere Hill. Change things up with these side-trips from Lyon: Les Caves du Vieux Pressoir (in Meursault), Musee Nicephore Niepce (in Chalon-sur-Saone) and Beaune (Galeries Bartoux Beaune & Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu). There's lots more to do: stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, see the interesting displays at Musee Magnin, delve into the distant past at Théâtre gallo-romain, and get engrossed in the history at Memorial National de la Prison de Montluc.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lyon online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Annecy to Lyon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Lyon can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Dijon, Beaune, Musee de Nuits Saint-Georges, Les Caves du Vieux Pressoir, Musee Nicephore Niepce
Find places to stay Sep 25 — Oct 1:
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Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill

17
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.
Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Versailles (Eglise Notre-Dame de Versailles, Palace of Versailles, &more), Parc et Jardin du Chateau de Vandrimare (in Vandrimare) and L'Arche Feline (in Vascoeuil). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Montmartre, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chambord, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and identify plant and animal life at Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip tool.

You can take a train from Lyon to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In October in Paris, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dinant.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Versailles, Rouen, Maison de Claude Monet a Vetheuil, Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, Caresse de Tigre
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 18:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

4
nights
Dinant, Belgium

Dinant ©
Located along the Upper Meuse Valley, the city of Dinant features colorful buildings framing its famous church and a clifftop citadel in the background.
You'll explore and learn at Bastogne War Museum and Maison Leffe. Get a sense of the local culture at Parc de Furfooz and Chateau de Bouillon. Venture out of the city with trips to Abbaye d'Orval (in Florenvill), Bastogne (Mardasson Memorial & 101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne) and Lake Neufchateau (in Neufchateau). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Dinant, don't miss a visit to Charles-de-Gaulle Bridge, look for gifts at Les Chocolats d'Edouard, and stroll around Memorial Aux Victimes Du 23 Aout 1914.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dinant online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Paris to Dinant by car takes about 3.5 hours. When traveling from Paris in October, plan for little chillier days in Dinant, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to The Hague.

Things to do in Dinant

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bastogne, Les Chocolats d'Edouard, Abbaye d'Orval, Domaine Des Grottes De Han, Lake Neufchateau
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 22:
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Citadelle de Dinant ©
Citadelle de Dinant
Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
Abbaye d'Orval ©
Abbaye d'Orval

6
nights
The Hague, The Netherlands

The Hague ©
Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Madurodam and World Heritage Kinderdijk will appeal to history buffs. The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Frans Hals Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk), Haarlem (De Vishal, Grote Markt, &more) and Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at museum Beelden aan Zee, take an in-depth tour of Widerstandsnest 67 HL, Stichting Atlantikwall Musuem Scheveningen, don't miss a visit to Panorama Mesdag, and explore the world behind art at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the The Hague holiday planner.

Getting from Dinant to The Hague by car takes about 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Haarlem, Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, Museum De Beurs van Londen, Regte Heide & Riels Laag, World Heritage Kinderdijk
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 28:
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Madurodam ©
Madurodam
Frans Hals Museum ©
Frans Hals Museum
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt

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