56 days in South Pacific, Asia, Europe, Canada & United States Itinerary

56 days in South Pacific, Asia, Europe, Canada & United States Itinerary

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1
Airlie Beach, Australia
— 2 nights
2
Port Douglas, Australia
— 3 nights
3
Phuket Town, Thailand
— 2 nights
4
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 18 nights
5
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
9
Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
10
Granada, Spain
— 4 nights
11
Quebec City, Canada
— 4 nights
12
Montreal, Canada
— 4 nights
13
Monterey, United States
— 2 nights
14
Denarau Island, Fiji
— 1 night
15
Rotorua, New Zealand
— 3 nights

2
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Airlie Beach, Australia

Airlie Beach ©
Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Airlie Beach Lagoon and then race across the water with a speed boat tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dryander National Park and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Conway National Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Airlie Beach journey planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Airlie Beach is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Airlie Beach is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Auckland in May, with highs in Airlie Beach at 28°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:
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Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon
Dryander National Park ©
Dryander National Park
Conway National Park ©
Conway National Park

3
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Port Douglas, Australia

Port Douglas ©
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours and then identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas tour itinerary website.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Airlie Beach to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Airlie Beach in May, you will find days in Port Douglas are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay May 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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nights
Phuket Town, Thailand

Phuket Town ©
The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
On the 28th (Thu), take some stellar pictures from Karon View Point, get great views at Nai Harn Beach, take some stellar pictures from Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha Phuket, then kick back and relax at Karon Beach, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Freedom Beach and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Phuket Town online itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Port Douglas to Phuket Town with the Route module. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Port Douglas in May, with highs in Phuket Town at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Patong, Karon, Nai Harn Beach
Find places to stay May 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Freedom Beach ©
Freedom Beach
Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) ©
Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong)

18
nights
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Saadiyat Beach Club. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Dhafeer Fort and St. Andrews Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Dubai: Sharjah (Al Noor Mosque, American University of Sharjah, &more), Fujairah Heritage Village (in Fujairah) and Abu Dhabi (Sheikh Zayed Bridge, Safaris, &more). There's lots more to do: stroll through La Mer by Meraas, kick back and relax at RIVA -, make a trip to Dubai Frame, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Dubai online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Phuket Town to Dubai takes 11.5 hours. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Gulf Standard Time (GST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Phuket Town in May; daily highs in Dubai reach 44°C and lows reach 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Dubai

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Al Ain, Dhafeer Fort, Fujairah Heritage Village
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 16:
Highlights from your plan
Mleiha Archaeological Centre ©
Mleiha Archaeological Centre
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach

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nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
On the 17th (Wed), paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take a stroll through Old Town, and then don't miss a visit to Pile Gate. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Lokrum Island and then wander the streets of Cavtat Old Town.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik driving holiday planner.

Fly from Dubai to Dubrovnik in 10.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dubai in June: high temperatures in Dubrovnik hover around 30°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 19th (Fri), steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Square, pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): wander the streets of Trastevere, then delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa d'Este.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rome online tour builder.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

St. Peter's Square, Villa d'Este, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica ©
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
St. Peter's Square ©
St. Peter's Square
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Abbazia di San Galgano and Torre Guinigi. Get some historical perspective at Baptistery of St. John and Centro Storico. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Duomo di Pisa), Lucca (Piazza Anfiteatro & Le mura di Lucca) and Siena (Piazza del Campo, Duomo di Siena, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, get a taste of the local shopping with Mercato Centrale, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip planning site.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Pisa, Lucca, Siena, Abbazia di San Galgano
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 23:
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Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano
Baptistery of St. John ©
Baptistery of St. John
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): examine the collection at Zaanse Schans, then wander the streets of The Jordaan, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then stroll around Keukenhof, and then stroll around Vondelpark.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam travel planner.

You can fly from Florence to Amsterdam in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, things will get slightly colder in Amsterdam: highs are around 23°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Zaanse Schans, Keukenhof
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Keukenhof ©
Keukenhof
Begijnhof ©
Begijnhof
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans

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Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 26th (Fri), browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia, contemplate the long history of Valencia Cathedral, contemplate the waterfront views at Jardi del Turia, then get to know the fascinating history of Plaza de la Virgen, and finally admire the striking features of La Lonja de la Seda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oceanografic Valencia, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, and then don't miss a visit to Plaza del Mercado (Placa del Mercat).

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Valencia trip planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Valencia by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in June; daily highs in Valencia reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Plaza de la Virgen ©
Plaza de la Virgen
Jardi del Turia ©
Jardi del Turia
La Lonja de la Seda ©
La Lonja de la Seda

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nights
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Step off the beaten path and head to La Carihuela and Automobile and Fashion Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village) and Generalife. Change things up with these side-trips from Granada: Marbella Old Town (in Marbella), Malaga (Castillo de Gibralfaro, Puerto de Málaga, &more) and Nerja (Fundación Cueva de Nerja & Balcony of Europe). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Carrera del Darro, get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada, and wander the streets of Albayzin.

To find out how to plan a trip to Granada, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Valencia to Granada takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June in Granada, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Malaga, Nerja, Marbella Old Town, Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village), La Carihuela
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 1:
Highlights from your plan
La Carihuela ©
La Carihuela
Automobile and Fashion Museum ©
Automobile and Fashion Museum
Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village) ©
Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village)

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Quebec City, Canada

Quebec City ©
With a World Heritage-listed old town, Quebec City remains a walkable and safe hub of culture, commerce, and education offering a blend of fascinating history and a range of tourist-oriented activities.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Terrasse Dufferin and Plains of Abraham. Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec and Lower Town (Basse-Ville) will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Quebec City: Eglise Saint-Joseph-de-Deschambault (in Deschambault-Grondines), Eglise Saint-Louis de Lotbiniere (in Lotbiniere) and Parc naturel regional de Portneuf (in Saint-Alban). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at La Citadelle de Quebec, take a stroll through Quartier Petit Champlain, trek along Parc des Veterans, and contemplate the long history of Le Moulin De Beaumont.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Quebec City travel website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Granada to Quebec City in 16 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Granada to Quebec City is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Granada in July, you will find days in Quebec City are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Le Moulin De Beaumont, Eglise Saint-Joseph-de-Deschambault, Eglise Saint-Louis de Lotbiniere, Parc des Veterans, Parc naturel regional de Portneuf
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec ©
Lower Town (Basse-Ville) ©
Lower Town (Basse-Ville)
Terrasse Dufferin ©
Terrasse Dufferin

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Montreal, Canada

Montreal ©
Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
Step off the beaten path and head to Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal and Old Port of Montreal. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eglise Saint-Antoine de Padoue and Notre-Dame Basilica. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Montreal: St-Zotique Beach (in Saint-Zotique), Pourvoirie Domaine Bazinet (in Sainte-Emelie-de-L'Energie) and Club De Golf Louiseville (in Louiseville). There's much more to do: witness the site of a historic battle at Battle of the Chateauguay National Historic Site of Canada, stroll around Mount Royal Park, and make a trip to Old Montreal.

For ratings and more tourist information, go to the Montreal travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Quebec City to Montreal in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Quebec City in July: highs in Montreal hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Eglise Saint-Antoine de Padoue, Battle of the Chateauguay National Historic Site of Canada, St-Zotique Beach, Pourvoirie Domaine Bazinet, Club De Golf Louiseville
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Old Port of Montreal ©
Old Port of Montreal
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

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Monterey, United States

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach, kick back and relax at Point Lobos, then take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Monterey online day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Montreal to Monterey takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Montreal to Monterey due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in July, expect Monterey to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 15°C. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Denarau Island.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Carmel
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay

1
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Denarau Island, Fiji

Denarau Island, a small 2.55 sq km (1 sq mi) private island connected to mainland Viti Levu by a short causeway, includes eight beachside resorts arranged around the 18-hole Denarau Golf Course.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the waterfront activity at Port Denarau Marina, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Denarau Island route tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Monterey to Denarau Island. Traveling from Monterey to Denarau Island, you'll lose 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Monterey in July, with highs in Denarau Island at 32°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rotorua.

Things to do in Denarau Island

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Spas
Port Denarau Marina ©
Port Denarau Marina

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Rotorua, New Zealand

Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
Take a break from the city and head to Mount Maunganui Summit Track and Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village. Get out of town with these interesting Rotorua side-trips: Hamilton Gardens (in Hamilton), Huka Falls Walkway (in Taupo) and Hobbiton Movie Set (in Hinuera). The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and steep yourself in history at Te Puia.

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

You can fly from Denarau Island to Rotorua in 9 hours. Traveling from Denarau Island in July, things will get colder in Rotorua: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Taupo, Hamilton Gardens, Mount Maunganui Summit Track, Hobbiton Movie Set
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village ©
Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village
Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest ©
Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest

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