31 days in South Pacific, Europe & Asia Itinerary

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Melbourne, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Nice, France
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
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London, United Kingdom
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Singapore, Singapore
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Melbourne, Australia

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Melbourne International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in July, and nighttime lows around 6°C. You'll set off for Perth on the 21st (Fri).
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Perth, Australia

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Perth journey planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Perth by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 8°C. On the 21st (Fri), you're off to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 4 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Step off the beaten path and head to BrakeAway Bike Tours and Up at The O2. There's still lots to do: visit Westminster, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, wander the streets of Primrose Hill, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our London travel planner.

Fly from Perth to London in 20 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Perth to London. Traveling from Perth in July, things will get a bit warmer in London: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Tuileries, then wander the streets of 1st Arrondissement, then see Off-Road Tours, and finally wander the streets of Quartier Montparnasse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): take a stroll through Latin Quarter, then wander the streets of Île de la Cité, then stroll through Paris Plage, and finally head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in July: highs in Paris hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Antwerp.
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Antwerp, Belgium — 2 nights

Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Antwerp visit website.

You can fly from Paris to Antwerp in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Antwerp are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 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.
Visiting The Amstel and Herengracht will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Jordaan and Room Escape Games. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, see the interesting displays at Micropia, make a trip to Rembrandtplein, and engage your brain at Body Worlds.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam tour planning website.

You can drive from Antwerp to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to fly to Nice.
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Nice, France — 3 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Visit Castel Plage and Plage de la Mariniere for some beach relaxation. Discover out-of-the-way places like Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Eglise. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze, take a memorable drive along Tete de Chien, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of Èze.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Nice tour app.

Getting from Amsterdam to Nice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in August, with highs in Nice at 32°C and lows at 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 4 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Photography Tours and CosmoCaixa Barcelona. Step out of Barcelona to go to Castelldefels and see Beach Castelldelfels Barcelona, which is approximately 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, walk around Parc Guell, and wander the streets of Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona road trip planning site.

You can fly from Nice to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 4 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wine Tours & Tastings and Spas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madrid: Toledo (San Martin Bridge, MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, appreciate the history behind Puerta de Alcala, walk around Parque del Retiro, and steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Madrid holiday builder website.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Barcelona, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to fly to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get in touch with nature at Speed Boats Tours and Praia do Tamariz. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Guincho Beach and Chiado. When in Lisbon, make a side trip to see Praia de Carcavelos in Carcavelos, approximately Carcavelos away. And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, take some stellar pictures from Miradouro da Senhora do Monte, and appreciate the history behind Arco do Triunfo.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lisbon online trip maker.

You can fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Madrid in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Lisbon, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. On the 18th (Fri), you'll travel to London.
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London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

On the 18th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the London journey planner.

Fly from Lisbon to London in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in August: high temperatures in London hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Singapore.
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Singapore, Singapore

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Singapore attractions planner.

Fly from London to Singapore in 16 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Singapore is 8 hours. Traveling from London in August, you will find days in Singapore are somewhat warmer (37°C), and nights are warmer (30°C). On the 19th (Sat), you'll travel to Melbourne.
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Melbourne, Australia

Australia's Garden City

Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne day trip website.

You can fly from Singapore to Melbourne in 10.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Melbourne is 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in August, with highs in Melbourne at 16°C and lows at 6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sun) before leaving for home.
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