55 days in Europe, Asia, South Pacific, Central America & United States Itinerary

55 days in Europe, Asia, South Pacific, Central America & United States Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Munich, Germany
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Berlin, Germany
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Tehran, Iran
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Sydney, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Panama City, Panama
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New York City, United States
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rijksmuseum and Grote Markt. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Haarlem (Stadhuis Haarlem, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more), Delft (Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles & Maria van Jessekerk) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace)). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, make a trip to Speeltoren, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Brighton and Hove, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brighton and Hove to Amsterdam. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Visit Landsgemeindeplatz and Friedhof Fluntern for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte and Appenzeller Brachtummuseum Urnaesch. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Appenzell (St Mauritius Church & Museum Appenzell), Lucerne (Bourbaki Panorama, Hofkirche, &more) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR, wander the streets of Old Town, take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, and admire the striking features of Church of St. Peter.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Amsterdam in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Zurich, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Munich, Germany

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nymphenburg Palace and St. Peter's Church. Munich Residenz and Alte Pinakothek will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau) and Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, examine the collection at BMW Museum, make a trip to Marienplatz, and admire the landmark architecture of Asamkirche.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Munich driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June in Munich, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Berlin, Germany

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Dresden Zwinger and Pergamonmuseum. Get some historical perspective at Charlottenburg Palace and Katholische Hofkirche. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, make a trip to East Side Gallery, admire the striking features of Berliner Dom, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Berlin trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Munich to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tehran.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Tehran, Iran

Teh

Tehran, the capital and one of the largest cities in the Middle East, sits in the foothills of a mountain range and stretches out for miles.
On the 23rd (Wed), examine the collection at Moghadam Museum, see the interesting displays at Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran, and then take an in-depth tour of Golestan Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Bank Sepah Museum and then see the interesting displays at Sadabaad Palace.

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Traveling by flight from Berlin to Tehran takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2.5 hours traveling from Berlin to Tehran due to the time zone difference. June in Tehran sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Tehran

Museums

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Sydney, Australia

The Harbour City

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Australian National Maritime Museum. You'll explore and learn at White Rabbit Gallery and Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Blue Mountains National Park to see The National Pass about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney day trip website.

You can fly from Tehran to Sydney in 21 hours. You'll lose 6.5 hours traveling from Tehran to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tehran in June, things will get cooler in Sydney: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol and then see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in June, with highs in Melbourne at 16°C and lows at 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Panama City.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

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Panama City, Panama

Dubai of Latin America

Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Let the collections at Museo de La Real Aduana de Portobelo and Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Casco Viejo and Panama La Vieja are in your itinerary. Step out of Panama City to go to Portobelo and see Scuba & Snorkeling, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Panama Canal, take a stroll through Cinta Costera, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Metropolitan National Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Francisco de Asis.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Panama City route planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Panama City in 26 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Panama City is minus 15 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Melbourne in July: high temperatures in Panama City hover around 36°C and lows are around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Panama City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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New York City, United States

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Get some cultural insight at 9/11 Memorial and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and steep yourself in history at Ellis Island.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our New York City road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Panama City to New York City takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Panama City in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 26°C in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Royal Yacht Britannia and National Museum of Scotland. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, and admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Gallery.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh planning website.

You can fly from New York City to Edinburgh in 12 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, things will get colder in Edinburgh: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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London, United Kingdom

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.
Popular historic sites such as Stonehenge and Tower of London are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate The British Museum and National Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden), The CM Booth Collection (in Rolvenden) and Buttercups Sanctuary for Goats (in Boughton Monchelsea). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our London online trip builder.

Fly from Edinburgh to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Edinburgh, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in London, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

The Netherlands travel guide

4.3
Art Museums · History Museums · Specialty Museums
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.

Switzerland travel guide

4.6
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.

Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.

Iran travel guide

4.5
Sacred & Religious Sites · Ruins · Specialty Museums
Known as Persia for most of its long history, Iran once represented a mighty empire that encompassed everything from modern Turkey in the west to India in the east. Today, visitors on a tour of Iran discover a country of numerous ethnic groups and a culture revealing traces of Arab, Greek, Mongol, and Turkish influences. Sightseeing in Iran allows you to follow in the ancient footsteps of a former world power, nowhere more apparent than at Persepolis, an old Persian capital established long before the birth of Christ and burned down by Alexander of Macedonia. Other highlights on an Iranian itinerary may include visits to cozy teahouses, busy open-air markets, vast deserts dotted with otherworldly oases, and rugged mountains presiding over plains, forests, and meandering rivers.

Australia travel guide

4.6
Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.

Panama travel guide

4.1
Landmarks · Historic Walking Areas · Shopping Malls
With a lively banking sector and a booming tourism industry, Panama remains one of the most powerful nations in the Americas, though it's also one of the smallest by land area. The country boasts coastlines on both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, so it's not surprising most Panama holidays include some form of seaside entertainment. With outstanding beaches all over the country, it's easy to find an ideal spot to swim, snorkel, dive, fish, sail, or simply kick back on the sand with a few cold drinks. The country's best-known landmark and one of the world's most significant shipping routes, Panama Canal tops most tourist itineraries--many choose to see this engineering wonder by traveling the length of it by train.

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.