32 days in South America, Australia & Southern Italy Itinerary

32 days in South America, Australia & Southern Italy Itinerary

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32 days in South America, Australia & Southern Italy Itinerary

Start: Reykjavik, Iceland
Fly:  27​h
1
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
2
Porto Seguro, Brazil
— 2 nights
3
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
4
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 3 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  29​h
5
Sydney, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
7
Port Douglas, Australia
— 4 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + train:  28​h
8
Naples, Italy
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
9
Positano, Italy
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Reykjavik, Iceland


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3
nights
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

Fernando de Noronha ©
With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fernando de Noronha and Porto de Santo Antonio Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Atalaia Beach and Conceicao Beach. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Praia do Cachorro, look and learn at Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Sueste, and don't miss a visit to Fortaleza N S dos Remedios.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary planner.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Reykjavik to Fernando de Noronha. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Reykjavik in July, with highs in Fernando de Noronha at 33°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to fly to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos
Conceicao Beach ©
Conceicao Beach
Fernando de Noronha
Fernando de Noronha

2
nights
Porto Seguro, Brazil

Porto Seguro ©
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Muta Beach and Taperapua Beach. Get outdoors at Coroa Vermelha Beach and Recife de Fora. There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora da Ajuda Church and kick back and relax at Pitinga Beach.

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Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Porto Seguro in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto Seguro is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in July, expect Porto Seguro to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Coroa Vermelha Beach
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Coroa Vermelha Beach ©
Coroa Vermelha Beach
Muta Beach ©
Muta Beach
Capela de Nossa Senhora da Ajuda ©
Capela de Nossa Senhora da Ajuda

3
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Barra da Tijuca Beach and Praia de Ipanema. Escape the urban bustle at Copacabana Beach and Sugarloaf Mountain. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra do Arpoador, don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron, and admire all the interesting features of Maracanã.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Porto Seguro to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Pao de Acucar ©
Pao de Acucar

3
nights
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

San Carlos de Bariloche ©
Nestled against the foothills of the Andes, scenic San Carlos de Bariloche hugs the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and ranks among Argentina's top destinations for active outdoor vacations.
Step off the beaten path and head to Piedras Blancas and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Escape the urban bustle at Catedral Alta Patagonis and Circuito Chico. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi and contemplate the geological forces at Cerro Tronador.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Carlos de Bariloche travel route planner .

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to San Carlos de Bariloche in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in July, expect San Carlos de Bariloche to be colder, temps between 7°C and -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico

2
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, admire the masterpieces at Brett Whiteley Studio, enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sydney online driving holiday planner .

Getting from San Carlos de Bariloche to Sydney by combination of bus and flight takes about 29 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Argentine Time (ART) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 13 hour difference. When traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in July, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

2
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
On the 20th (Sat), hike along Kuniya Walk, take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, and finally stroll through Uluru Hiking Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, then explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, and then get great views at Uluru.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park attractions planning tool .

You can fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sydney in July, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

4
nights
Port Douglas, Australia

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Get a sense of the local culture at Studio 49 Artisan Gallery and Ngarru Gallery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palm Cove Beach and Mossman Gorge. Spend the 24th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 22nd (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach, look for gifts at With Sugar, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Port Douglas trip website .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, expect nights in Port Douglas to be much hotter, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Mossman Gorge Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

1
night
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 27th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, steep yourself in history at Ruins of Herculaneum, and then contemplate the long history of Pompeii Archaeological Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Galleria Borbonica, contemplate the long history of Underground Naples, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and finally examine the collection at National Archaeological Museum of Naples.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples travel tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and train from Port Douglas to Naples takes 28 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Port Douglas to Naples, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Port Douglas in July; daily highs in Naples reach 36°C and lows reach 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pompeii Archaeological Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

4
nights
Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Shop till you drop at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal. We've included these beaches for you: Bagni d'Arienzo and Lido Capo di Conca. Get out of town with these interesting Positano side-trips: Castiglione (Lido di Ravello & Spiaggia di castiglione) and Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens & Duomo di Ravello). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Fornillo and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Il Gusto della Costa.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Positano day trip tool .

Drive from Naples to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. In July, daytime highs in Positano are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Positano

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravello, Lido Capo di Conca, Il Gusto della Costa
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

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