44 days in South Pacific, Asia & Europe Itinerary

44 days in South Pacific, Asia & Europe Itinerary

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Sydney, Australia
— 1 night
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Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train to Napoli Centrale, Ferry to Capri
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Capri, Italy
— 2 nights
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Positano, Italy
— 2 nights
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Amalfi, Italy
— 2 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
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Mykonos Town, Greece
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Heraklion, Greece
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Sydney, Australia — 1 night

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.
To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip builder app.

Melbourne to Sydney is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in July: highs in Sydney hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for the flight to Singapore.
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Singapore, Singapore — 2 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Singapore planner.

Getting from Sydney to Singapore by flight takes about 11 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Singapore due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in July, with highs in Singapore at 38°C and lows at 30°C. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Dubai.
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates — 1 night

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): stop by Dubai Gold Souk and then walk around Jumeirah Public Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Dubai sightseeing planning website.

Fly from Singapore to Dubai in 10.5 hours. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Singapore to Dubai due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in July, expect Dubai to be a bit warmer, temps between 49°C and 39°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Serra. Step out of the city life by going to Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Safari d'Arte. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Sabbianera Super Beach in Anguillara Sabazia, about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, take a stroll through Trastevere, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Dubai to Rome takes 9 hours. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Dubai in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Rome, with highs around 37°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Capri.
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Capri, Italy — 2 nights

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): hike along Fortini Coastal Walk, Head underground at Blue Grotto, take an in-depth tour of Villa San Michele, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro, then take a memorable drive along Via Krupp, and finally explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni.

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

Do a combination of train and ferry from Rome to Capri in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July in Capri, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Positano.
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Positano, Italy — 2 nights

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
On the 23rd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria Assunta. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano Positano, view the masterpieces at Miniaci Art Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Caterina, then kick back and relax at Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, and finally look for gifts at Nana' Positano.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Positano tour itinerary builder.

Ride a ferry from Capri to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Amalfi.
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Amalfi, Italy — 2 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea and then make a trip to Fontana sant'Andrea.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Amalfi trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Positano to Amalfi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 29°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Naples.
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Naples, Italy — 1 night

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, get a taste of the local shopping with Museodivino, then stop by Calzature Barbi, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Wip Fitness Club.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Naples vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Amalfi in July since evenings lows in Naples dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Paris.
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Paris, France — 5 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.
Head to Le Marais and Champs-Elyseesfor some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Euro Vietnam Diving (in Viry-Chatillon), Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry) and Evasion Canine (in Fontainebleau). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

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Traveling by flight from Naples to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Naples in July, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 30°C and lows about 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ermou Street and Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou'. Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Athens with an excursion to Seahorse Dive Center in Vari--about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Plaka, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, visit Monastiraki, and admire the masterpieces at Pandora Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens driving holiday planning tool.

Fly from Paris to Athens in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In August, Athens is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Mykonos Town.
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Mykonos Town, Greece — 4 nights

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Take a break from the city and head to Paradise Beach and Paralia Kalafati. Visit Elia Beach and Platis Gialos Beach for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Sostis Beach, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), stroll through Paraga Beach, and take a stroll through Little Venice.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town tour planning website.

You can fly from Athens to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and ferry. Traveling from Athens in August, you will find days in Mykonos Town are slightly colder (33°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Heraklion.
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Heraklion, Greece — 14 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 Archaeological Museum and Kazantzakis Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Matala Beach and Komos Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Heraklion: Matala (Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos) & Agio Farago), Palace of Faistos (in Sivas) and Bali (Livadi Beach, Karavostasi Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, meet the residents at CRETAquarium, and look for gifts at Botano Cretan Mountain Herbs.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Heraklion driving holiday planning website.

Fly from Mykonos Town to Heraklion in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Heraklion are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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Amalfi Coast travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Gardens
Renowned for its beautiful landscape and medieval fishing villages that cling precariously to the Mediterranean cliffs, the Amalfi Coast is one of Italy's top vacation destinations. This World Heritage Site stretches for about 50 km (30 mi) on the southern side of the Sorrentine peninsula and offers numerous places to visit, from terraced lemon gardens and whitewashed villas to cliff-top views of the sea. Explore the coastline's towns, bays, and resorts. During the peak tourist season, the Amalfi Coast's single seaside road is often jammed with dozens of buses. For that reason, the ubiquitous scooter may be the best way to get around and sightsee. You can also access quite a bit by bicycle.
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Mykonos travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Nightlife
Island of the Winds
Local tradition claims that Mykonos, the trendiest of the Cyclades group of islands, came into existence from the petrified bodies of giants killed by the mythological hero Hercules. Named after the grandson of the god Apollo, this cosmopolitan "Ibiza of Greece" offers modern tourists a blend of glamour and simplicity. Be prepared for hip and loud dance clubs along the coastline and quieter areas farther from the water. Avoid cruise ship crowds thronging the narrow streets by exploring the small villages located in the center of the island. The easiest way to discover the island's golden beaches is by guided boat tour, private car, or motorcycle.
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Crete travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Great Island
The largest of the Greek islands, Crete offers travelers more than just sun, sea, and sand. Famed for its warm hospitality, outstanding infrastructure, and contrasting landscapes, the island represents one of the world's richest areas in terms of history and culture. Crete burst onto the world scene over 4,000 years ago, when it served as the center of the Minoan civilization, one of Europe's earliest organized societies. Despite the island's wealth of developed beaches, the traces of the mysterious and enchanting Minoan empire remain Crete's top attraction, drawing visitors from all over the world. The island capital Heraklion provides an ideal base for exploring a renowned Minoan palace complex, the site of Europe's oldest city.
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