60 days in South Pacific, Europe & Africa Itinerary

60 days in South Pacific, Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Canberra, Australia
— 5 nights
Fly
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Toowoomba, Australia
— 4 nights
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Drive to Brisbane International Airport, Fly to Kazan International Airport, Drive to Cheboksary
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Cheboksary, Russia
— 3 nights
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Drive to Kazan International Airport, Fly to Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Drive to Reims
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Reims, France
— 6 nights
Fly
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Angouleme, France
— 5 nights
Drive
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Martigues, France
— 4 nights
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Drive to Marseille Provence Airport, Fly to Barcelona International Airport, Drive to Caspe
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Caspe, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pamplona, Spain
— 5 nights
Bus to Bilbao, Fly to Sheffield
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Drive to Manchester Airport, Fly to Łódź Władysław Reymont Airport, Drive to Kalisz
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Kalisz, Poland
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bressanone, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive
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Chur, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to King Shaka International Airport, Drive to Port Shepstone
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Port Shepstone, South Africa
— 2 nights
Drive to King Shaka International Airport, Fly to Canberra

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Canberra, Australia — 5 nights

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Visit St John the Baptist Church and Lanyon Homestead for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Australian War Memorial and Questacon. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Canberra: Garroorigang Historic Home (in Goulburn) and Shoalhaven River Gorge (in Marulan). There's more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Canberra trip planner.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiport is Canberra International Airport. In June in Canberra, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can fly to Toowoomba.
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Find places to stay Jun 13 — 18:

Toowoomba, Australia — 4 nights

Toowoomba is a city in the Darling Downs region in the Australian state of Queensland. Cobb+Co Museum and St Luke's Anglican Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Jimbour and Glengallan Homestead & Heritage Centre will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Toowoomba: The Granite Belt (in Stanthorpe) and Stanthorpe Cheese (in Thulimbah). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Gardens USQ QLD, contemplate the long history of Spring Bluff, and walk around Queens Park Botanic Gardens.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, you can read our Toowoomba trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Toowoomba takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in June, things will get a bit warmer in Toowoomba: highs are around 22°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cheboksary.
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Find places to stay Jun 18 — 22:

Cheboksary, Russia — 3 nights

Cheboksary is the capital city of Chuvashia, Russia and a port on the Volga River. Do some cultural sightseeing at Intercession Tatianinskiy Cathedral and Chuvash National Museum. Scientific and Technical Museum of History of A Tractor and Beer Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cheboksary: Sviyazhsk (Lazy Torzhok Mini-Amusement Park & Sviyazhskiy Holy Dormition Monastery). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Vvedenskiy Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Monument Materi - Pokrovitelnitse, don't miss a visit to Monument to Ostap Bender and Kisa Vorobyaninov, and get to know the fascinating history of Boulevard Merchant Efremov.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Cheboksary fast, fun, and easy.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Toowoomba to Cheboksary. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Samara Standard Time (SAMT) is minus 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Toowoomba in June; daily highs in Cheboksary reach 26°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Reims.
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Find places to stay Jun 23 — 27:

Reims, France — 6 nights

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Appreciate the collections at Hotel Le Vergeur Museum and Museum of the Surrender. Get some cultural insight at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims and Wine Tours & Tastings. Venture out of the city with trips to Musée du Louvre-Lens (in Lens), Amiens (Musee de Picardie, Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, &more) and Musee Somme 1916 (in Albert). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Nomad Wine, explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts, brush up on your military savvy at Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Saint-Remi.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Reims trip maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cheboksary to Reims. The time zone difference moving from Samara Standard Time (SAMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Cheboksary in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Reims, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can fly to Angouleme.
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Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 4:

Angouleme, France — 5 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". Let the collections at Oradour-sur-Glane and Le Musee de la Bande Dessinee capture your imagination. Chateau de Monbazillac and Le Tresor de la Cathedrale d'Angouleme are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Angouleme: Centre de la Memoire (in Oradour-sur-Glane), Anywhere Creation (in Piegut-Pluviers) and Chateau de Bridoire (in Ribagnac). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale St-Front, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Notre Dame la Grande, examine the collection at Musee du Papier, and don't miss a visit to Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Angouleme day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Reims to Angouleme takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Martigues.
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Find places to stay Jul 4 — 9:

Martigues, France — 4 nights

Martigues is a commune northwest of Marseille. Chapelle de L'Annonciade and Petit Musee de Carro are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Martigues: Parc Animalier de la Barben (in La Barben) and Salon-de-Provence (Chateau de l'Emperi, Fontaine Moussue, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Musee ZIEM, kick back and relax at St. Croix Beach, head outdoors with Plage du Verdon, and make a trip to Port de Peche de Carro.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Martigues day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Angouleme to Martigues takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Angouleme in July, with highs in Martigues at 35°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Caspe.
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Find places to stay Jul 9 — 13:

Caspe, Spain — 2 nights

Caspe or Casp is a historic town and municipality in the province of Zaragoza, in the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Colegiata Santa Maria la Mayor del Pilar and then cast your line with Pro Predator Fishing Adventures. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Poblado iberico de San Antonio and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Conjunto Historico Villa de Calaceite.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Caspe trip itinerary builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Martigues to Caspe with the Route module. In July, daily temperatures in Caspe can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Pamplona.
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Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:

Pamplona, Spain — 5 nights

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. Visit Fortress and Walls of Pamplona and Catedral de Pamplona for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and Iglesia de San Nicolas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pamplona: Miguel Merino Winery (in Briones) and Palacio Real de Olite (in Olite). Dedicate the 20th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Ayuntamiento de Pamplona and appreciate the history behind Paseo de Sarasate.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Pamplona trip builder tool.

Drive from Caspe to Pamplona in 3 hours. Traveling from Caspe in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Pamplona, with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sheffield.
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Find places to stay Jul 15 — 20:

Sheffield, United Kingdom — 4 nights

A major industrial and cultural center, Sheffield is renowned for its green open spaces, art galleries, and state-of-the-art sports facilities.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Railway Museum and York Minster. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chatsworth House and Cathedral Church of St. Peter and St. Paul. Change things up with these side-trips from Sheffield: Fountains Abbey (in Ripon), Sally Mosley Guided Walks (in Over Haddon) and National Centre for Birds of Prey (in Helmsley). There's more to do: stroll through Holly Hagg Community Farm and admire the natural beauty at Hardwick Hall and Gardens.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sheffield trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Pamplona to Sheffield in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pamplona to Sheffield. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Pamplona in July: high temperatures in Sheffield hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Kalisz.
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Find places to stay Jul 20 — 24:

Kalisz, Poland — 5 nights

Museum-lovers will get to explore Muzeum im. G.J. Osiakowskich and Piast City Archeological Preserve. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sanctuary of St. Joseph in Kalisz and Basilica of Our Lady of Lichen. Get out of town with these interesting Kalisz side-trips: Forest Arboretum of Prof. Stefana Bialoboka in Sycow Forest District (in Sycow), Muzeum Archeologiczne w Biskupinie (in Biskupin) and Bazylika Prymasowska Sanktuarium św. Wojciecha (in Gniezno).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kalisz trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sheffield to Kalisz. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sheffield to Kalisz. Traveling from Sheffield in July, you will find days in Kalisz are a bit warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). On the 30th (Sat), you're off to Bressanone.
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Find places to stay Jul 25 — 30:

Bressanone, Italy — 4 nights

Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Duomo di Bressanone and Sudtiroler Volkskundemuseum / Museo degli usi e costumi. Visit Centro Storico and Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo for their historical value. Step out of Bressanone with an excursion to Prati di Croda Rossa in Sesto--about 40 minutes away.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bressanone sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Kalisz to Bressanone takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kalisz in July, expect Bressanone to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Chur.
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Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 3:

Chur, Switzerland — 4 nights

Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. Museum-lovers will get to explore Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR and Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte. Kunstmuseum Appenzell and Museum Appenzell are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Chur's surroundings by going to Stiftsbibliothek (in St. Gallen) and Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (in Glarus). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old Town Chur, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Maria Himmelfahrt Cathedral, identify plant and animal life at Heidiland, and admire the masterpieces at Bundner Kunstmuseum.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chur road trip planning site.

You can drive from Bressanone to Chur in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Port Shepstone.
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Find places to stay Aug 3 — 7:

Port Shepstone, South Africa — 2 nights

Port Shepstone is a town situated on the mouth of the largest river on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, the Mzimkulu River (the great home of all rivers). Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): stroll through Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Port Shepstone tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chur to Port Shepstone. The time zone difference when traveling from Chur to Port Shepstone is 1 hour. In August in Port Shepstone, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.
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Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10: