60 days in South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

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Auckland, New Zealand
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Almere, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 6 nights
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Albufeira, Portugal
— 1 night
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Funchal, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Evora, Portugal
— 1 night
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Naples, Italy
— 6 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 6 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 3 nights
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Hamburg, Germany
— 5 nights
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Auckland, New Zealand — 5 nights

City of Sails

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Relax by the water at Orewa Beach and Red Beach. Get in touch with nature at Tiritiri Matangi Visitor Centre and Rangitoto Island. Change things up with these side-trips from Auckland: Bohemian Museum (in Puhoi), Sculptureum (in Matakana) and Pakiri Beach Horse Rides - Day Tours (in Wellsford). There's still lots to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, look for all kinds of wild species at Muriwai Gannet Colony, kick back and relax at Karekare Beach, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Auckland road trip app.

If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major aiports are Auckland International Airport and Hamilton International Airport. In November, daytime highs in Auckland are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 5 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
World Heritage Kinderdijk and Van Gogh Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zaanse Schans and Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Old Church (in Delft), Canals area (in Utrecht) and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, engage your brain at Body Worlds, admire the masterpieces at Hermitage Amsterdam, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam itinerary planner.

Fly from Auckland to Amsterdam in 26.5 hours. Traveling from Auckland to Amsterdam, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Auckland in November, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 12°C by day to 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Almere.
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Almere, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Almere is a planned city and municipality in the province of Flevoland, Netherlands, bordering Lelystad and Zeewolde. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): stroll through De Hege Gerzen.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Almere online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Almere takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. On the 7th (Wed), you'll travel to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 6 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Appreciate the collections at Bastogne War Museum and Gravensteen. You'll discover tucked-away gems like In Flanders Fields Museum and Saint Bavo's Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Antwerp (Rubens House (Rubenshuis), MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, &more), Pairi Daiza (in Brugelette) and From Texas to Bastogne, Aggies go to War (in Bastogne). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, and admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels journey maker site.

Getting from Almere to Brussels by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 6 nights

City of Light

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Musee du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac and Latin Quarter. Eiffel Tower and The Army Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, explore the activities along Seine River, and make a trip to Louvre Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planning website.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Albufeira.
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Albufeira, Portugal — 1 night

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
On the 20th (Tue), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Falesia, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Olhos de Água.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Albufeira trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Paris to Albufeira by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Albufeira is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in December, with highs in Albufeira at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then make a trip to Belém Tower, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira, admire the striking features of Sintra National Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

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Traveling by car from Albufeira to Lisbon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Lisbon when traveling from Albufeira in December, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Funchal.
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Funchal, Portugal — 3 nights

The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Take a break from the city and head to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Pico do Arieiro. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ponta de Sao Lourenco and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Cabo Girao, admire the natural beauty at Monte Palace Madeira, take a peaceful walk through Laurissilva Forest, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Funchal trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Lisbon to Funchal in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in December, expect Funchal to be somewhat warmer, temps between 23°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Evora.
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Evora, Portugal — 1 night

The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
On the 26th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana) and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Evora trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Funchal to Evora takes 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Funchal in December, with highs in Evora at 18°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Naples.
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Naples, Italy — 6 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get a sense of the local culture at Galleria Borbonica and Monte Cassino. Popular historic sites such as Catacombe di San Gennaro and Napoli Sotterranea are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Parrocchia Santi Cosma e Damiano (in Vairano Scalo), War Museum WinterLine Venafro (in Venafro) and Duomo di Salerno (in Salerno). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, admire the masterpieces at Tesoro di San Gennaro, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, and delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Naples road trip site.

You can fly from Evora to Naples in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Evora to Naples. In December, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 6 nights

Eternal City

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 some cultural insight at Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica. Change things up with a short trip to Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica in Ostia Antica (about 42 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, and contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Square.

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Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 6 nights

City of Romance

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.
Palazzo Te and Centro Storico Ferrara will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Scuola Grande di San Rocco and Basilica di Santa Anastasia. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Parrocchia San Giovanni Battista (in Ospedaletto Euganeo), Castello Estense (in Ferrara) and Parrocchia di San Michele Arcangelo (in Candiana). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and explore the world behind art at Ca' Rezzonico.

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Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Rome in January; daily highs in Venice reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Frankfurt.
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Frankfurt, Germany — 3 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Get some historical perspective at Schloss Heidelberg and Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge). Stadel Museum and Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Frankfurt: Heidelberg (Philosopher’s Walk, Alte Universitaet, &more) and Kunsthalle Mannheim (in Mannheim). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Romer and see the interesting displays at Museum fur Kommunikation.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Frankfurt trip planner.

You can fly from Venice to Frankfurt in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Venice in January, you will find days in Frankfurt are little chillier (5°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can fly to Hamburg.
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Hamburg, Germany — 5 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Step off the beaten path and head to St. Michael's Church and Alter Elbtunnel. Miniatur Wunderland and Museum der Illusionen Hamburg will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Hamburg side-trips: Sankt Peter-Ording (Hauptstrand & Sankt Peter Ording Beach). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Hamburg History, explore the activities along Port of Hamburg, and enjoy the sand and surf at Wildpark Schwarze Berge.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hamburg online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Hamburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. January in Hamburg sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can fly back home.
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Portugal travel guide

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Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.
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