17 days in Europe, United States & South Pacific Itinerary

17 days in Europe, United States & South Pacific Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly + Drive:  27 h
1
Imerovigli, Greece
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6 h 15 min
2
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 45 min
4
Big Sur, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h
5
Poipu, United States
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16 h 15 min
6
Vaitape, French Polynesia
— 3 nights
Ferry + Fly:  23 h 30 min
End: Brisbane, Australia

1
night
Imerovigli, Greece

Imerovigli ©
Imerovigli, famed for its Cycladic architecture, claims one of the most dramatic positions in all of Greece.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach and then pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel. Keep things going the next day: trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail and then explore the activities along Amoudi Bay.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Imerovigli day trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Imerovigli is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in December, you will find days in Imerovigli are colder (18°C), and nights are slightly colder (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Imerovigli

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Amoudi Bay
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:
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Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuola Grande di San Rocco and Cannaregio. And it doesn't end there: stop by Dorsoduro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Venice online road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Imerovigli to Venice with the Route module. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Imerovigli in December, things will get slightly colder in Venice: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Dorsoduro ©
Dorsoduro
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): wander the streets of Ile Saint-Louis, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip tool.

You can fly from Venice to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Paris are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Big Sur.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
nights
Big Sur, United States

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
On the 30th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Pfeiffer State Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, thenadmire the sheer force of McWay Falls, and finally take some stellar pictures from Rocky Creek Bridge. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Old Coast Road and then take in the views from Bixby Bridge.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Big Sur itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Paris to Big Sur in 18.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in December, with highs in Big Sur at 19°C and lows at 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Big Sur

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
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Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Bixby Bridge ©
Bixby Bridge

2
nights
Poipu, United States

Poipu ©
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): admire the sheer force of Wailua Falls, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Poipu Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, relax in the rural setting at Kauai Coffee Company, and then admire the sheer force of Opaekaa Falls.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Poipu trip app.

Fly from Big Sur to Poipu in 12.5 hours. Traveling from Big Sur to Poipu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Big Sur in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Poipu, with highs around 30°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Vaitape.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Opaekaa Falls, Kauai Coffee Company, Scuba & Snorkeling, Wailua Falls
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Kauai Coffee Company ©
Kauai Coffee Company
Wailua Falls ©
Wailua Falls

3
nights
Vaitape, French Polynesia

Vaitape ©
Perched at the foot of Bora Bora's emerald peak, by the side of the deep blue central lagoon, Vaitape is breathtakingly beautiful.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Matira Beach and Bora Art Upstairs. It doesn't end there: stop by Tahia Exquisite Tahitian Pearls -Bora Bora and pause for some serene contemplation at Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Vaitape online itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Poipu to Vaitape. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vaitape

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bora Bora
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Tahia Exquisite Tahitian Pearls -Bora Bora ©
Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church ©
Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church

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