60 days in South Pacific & Europe Itinerary

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Perth, Australia
— 3 nights
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Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 6 nights
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Thessaloniki, Greece
— 2 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 7 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 6 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly to Manchester Airport, Drive to Chorley
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Chorley, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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Perth, Australia — 3 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Top Gun Tours (in West Swan) and Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, stop by Outback Red, appreciate the history behind First Contact, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of Western Australia.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth trip itinerary maker website.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Perth International Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Heraklion.
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Heraklion, Greece — 2 nights

Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Heraklion is known for museums, historic sites, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at CRETAquarium, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Heraklion trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Perth to Heraklion by flight takes about 24 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. When traveling from Perth in December, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Heraklion: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 6 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Nafplio (TASTE3, Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, examine the collection at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Athens trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Heraklion to Athens by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can fly to Thessaloniki.
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Thessaloniki, Greece — 2 nights

Mother of Israel

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
On the 14th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Rotunda, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, and finally steep yourself in history at Church of St.Sophia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, then steep yourself in history at Hagios Demetrios, then steep yourself in history at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), and finally examine the collection at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Thessaloniki day trip site.

Fly from Athens to Thessaloniki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Athens in December, expect Thessaloniki to be little chillier, temps between 13°C and 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to fly to Naples.
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Naples, Italy — 5 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Salerno (Chiesa San Pietro a Corte, Villa Comunale, &more) and Pompeii (Tempio di Giove Capitolino, Terme del Foro, &more). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, and take an in-depth tour of Galleria Borbonica.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Thessaloniki to Naples takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Thessaloniki to Naples, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Thessaloniki in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Naples: highs are around 17°C and lows about 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 7 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary planning tool.

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. December in Rome sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Venture out of the city with trips to Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Piazza del Campo, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Florence online road trip planner.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 6 nights

City of Romance

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Piazza dei Signori, Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, &more) and Verona (Basilica di Santa Anastasia, Arena di Verona, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, have fun and explore at Creature di Gomma - Venice Vintage Toys, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

Klarna Trips's itinerary builder makes planning a Venice trip simple and quick.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in January, things will get little chillier in Venice: highs are around 9°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 3 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Parma (Battistero di Parma & Cattedrale di Parma). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and explore the world behind art at Museo Poldi Pezzoli.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Milan trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January in Milan, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Chorley.
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Chorley, United Kingdom — 5 nights

Chorley is a market town in Lancashire, England, 8.1mi north of Wigan, 10.8mi south west of Blackburn, 11mi north west of Bolton, 12mi south of Preston and 19.5mi north west of Manchester. Venture out of the city with trips to Malham (Malham Cove, Janet's Foss, &more), Heysham (Saint Patrick’s Chapel & St Peter's Church) and Pendle Hill (in Barley). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary, sample the fine beverages at Brindle Distillery, play a few rounds at Yarrow Valley Golf Course, and walk around Avenham and Miller Parks.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Chorley road trip site.

Explore your travel options from Milan to Chorley with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Milan to Chorley. In January in Chorley, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Liverpool.
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Liverpool, United Kingdom — 6 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Get out of town with these interesting Liverpool side-trips: Chester Cathedral (in Chester), Purusha Yoga & Wellness (in Kendal) and Predator Experience (in Ayside). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Chatsworth House, steep yourself in history at Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels, explore the activities along Ladybower Reservoir, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The City of Manchester Distillery.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Liverpool sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Chorley to Liverpool takes an hour. January in Liverpool sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the flight to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 7 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.
Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Hook Norton Brewery (in Hook Norton). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the London travel planning tool.

You can fly from Liverpool to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in London can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Greece travel guide

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Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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