58 days in Europe, Asia, Africa & United States Itinerary

58 days in Europe, Asia, Africa & United States Itinerary

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58 days in Europe, Asia, Africa & United States Itinerary

Start: Mianyang, China
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Minsk, Belarus
— 1 night
3
Kiev, Ukraine
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Bucharest, Romania
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 45​min
6
Samarkand, Uzbekistan
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h
7
Dushanbe, Tajikistan
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
8
Yerevan, Armenia
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
9
Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
10
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
11
Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
13
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
14
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
15
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
16
Nice, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
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York, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  12​h 15​min
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New York City, United States
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  29​h
End: Mianyang, China

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Pergamonmuseum and Topographie des Terrors will appeal to museum buffs. Charlottenburg Palace and East Side Gallery will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Berlin: Dresden (Albertinum & Frauenkirche). There's lots more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, admire the architecture and history at THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, and admire the striking features of Berliner Dom.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin online trip itinerary builder .

Mianyang, China to Berlin is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mianyang to Berlin is minus 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Minsk.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Dresden
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THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin ©
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

1
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Minsk, Belarus

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
On the 6th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Museum Strana Mini, make a trip to Victory Square, browse the collection at National Library of Belarus, then pause for some photo ops at Island of Tears, then learn about all things military at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saints Simon and Helena.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Minsk itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Berlin to Minsk in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Berlin to Minsk. March in Minsk sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of -2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Minsk

Museums Historic Sites
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1
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Kiev, Ukraine

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): learn about all things military at Great Patriotic War Museum, contemplate the long history of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, see the interesting displays at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum, get engrossed in the history at Golden Gate, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Sophia Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kiev vacation builder tool .

Fly from Minsk to Kiev in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Minsk to Kiev is minus 1 hour. In March in Kiev, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites
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St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral

1
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Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
On the 8th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Rotunda Church of St George, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of History, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Boyana Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sofia trip website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Kiev to Sofia takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Kiev in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sofia: temperatures range from 14°C by day to 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Museums
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St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Boyana Church ©
Boyana Church
The Rotunda Church of St George ©
The Rotunda Church of St George

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Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Museum of History of the Jewish Community, steep yourself in history at Stavropoleos Monastery, ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, then get a new perspective on nature at Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History, then admire the striking features of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", and finally wander the streets of Old Town.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bucharest road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Sofia to Bucharest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Bucharest can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Samarkand.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sher Dor Madrasah, gain insight at Tillya Kori Madrasah, get curious at Ulugh Beg Observatory, then appreciate the history behind Shah-i-Zinda, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Gur Emir Mausoleum.

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Traveling by flight from Bucharest to Samarkand takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Uzbekistan Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Samarkand when traveling from Bucharest in March, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dushanbe.

Things to do in Samarkand

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Gur Emir Mausoleum ©
Gur Emir Mausoleum
Shah-i-Zinda ©
Shah-i-Zinda
Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum ©
Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum

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Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Dushanbe ©
Little more than a small town at the turn of the 20th century, Dushanbe grew rapidly during the Soviet era and now serves as the national capital and home to nearly 800,000 people.
On the 11th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Antiquities, view the masterpieces at NOOR ART GALLERY, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Tajikistan, and finally see the interesting displays at Gurminj Museum of Music Instruments.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dushanbe travel planner.

You can drive from Samarkand to Dushanbe in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Samarkand in March: highs in Dushanbe hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Yerevan.

Things to do in Dushanbe

Museums Shopping
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National Museum of Tajikistan ©
National Museum of Tajikistan
National Museum of Antiquities ©
National Museum of Antiquities
NOOR ART GALLERY ©
NOOR ART GALLERY

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Yerevan, Armenia

Yerevan ©
Old and new sit side by side in Yerevan, showing the country's capital to be a city on the move, but also proud of its history and traditions.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Monastery of Geghard and Hovhannavank Monastery. Get a sense of the local culture at Khor Virap and Cafesjian Center for the Arts. Venture out of the city with trips to Amberd Fortress (in Byurakan) and Garni Temple (in Garni). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take in nature's colorful creations at Armenian Genocide Museum, and don't miss a visit to Republic Square.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yerevan trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Dushanbe to Yerevan takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Dushanbe to Yerevan is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Dushanbe in March, with highs in Yerevan at 16°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Garni Temple, Khor Virap, Hovhannavank Monastery, Amberd Fortress, The Monastery of Geghard
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Khor Virap ©
Khor Virap
Garni Temple ©
Garni Temple

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Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©
More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then contemplate the long history of Pyramids of Giza, then appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and finally browse the exhibits of Oum El Dounia Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Muhammad Ali, explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Al-Azhar.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Cairo online holiday builder .

You can fly from Yerevan to Cairo in 8.5 hours. Traveling from Yerevan to Cairo, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yerevan, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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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 (Tue), cast your line with a fishing tour, then get engrossed in the history at Franciscan Monastery, then take an in-depth tour of Rector's Palace, and finally see the interesting displays at Love Stories Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Trsteno Arboretum, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then contemplate the long history of Dubrovnik City Walls.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Dubrovnik day trip planning site .

You can fly from Cairo to Dubrovnik in 8 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Cairo to Dubrovnik, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cairo in March, with highs in Dubrovnik at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Trsteno Arboretum
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Rector's Palace ©
Rector's Palace

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 19th (Thu), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), then examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, and finally see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Zagreb online travel route planner .

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Zagreb in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Zagreb, with lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Zagreb

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Halaszbastya and Liberty Statue will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Museum capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, examine the collection at Budapest Pinball Museum, step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip planner .

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Budapest takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Budapest are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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 inner history buff will appreciate Nymphenburg Palace and Frauenkirche. Do some cultural sightseeing at Munich Residenz and Deutsches Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Munich side-trips: Partnachklamm (in Garmisch-Partenkirchen) and Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Hohenschwangau). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, examine the collection at BMW Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich route app .

Fly from Budapest to Munich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Budapest in March, expect nights in Munich to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are little chillier, around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Partnachklamm, Schloss Neuschwanstein
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Let the collections at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Museo di San Marco capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto are in your itinerary. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Basilica San Vitale (in Ravenna), Siena (Nature & Wildlife Tours & Duomo di Siena) and Crete Senesi (in Asciano). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

You can fly from Munich to Florence in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Munich in March; daily highs in Florence reach 17°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Siena, Crete Senesi, Basilica San Vitale
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Step out of Rome with an excursion to Villa Adriana in Tivoli--about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and identify plant and animal life at Parco Natura e Fattoria Didattica Voloalto.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip planning website .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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Nice, France

Nice ©
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.
Let the collections at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Palais Lascaris and Musée Marc Chagall. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague (in Valbonne), Parc des Rives du Loup (in La Colle sur Loup) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Le Lavandou). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Base Nature Francois Leotard, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Arts Asiatiques de Nice, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and see the interesting displays at Musee Matisse.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Nice trip itinerary builder app .

Fly from Rome to Nice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Rome in April: highs in Nice hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Base Nature Francois Leotard, Parc des Rives du Loup, Saint-Paul de Vence, Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague, La Croisette
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Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris

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Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles), L'Arche Feline (in Vascoeuil) and Caresse de Tigre (in La Mailleraye-sur-Seine). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and explore the historical opulence of The Trianons & The Hamlet.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Nice to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Nice in April since evenings lows in Paris dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Versailles, Caresse de Tigre, L'Arche Feline
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
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 a sense of the local culture at National Gallery and Westminster Abbey. You'll explore and learn at Natural History Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. Explore London's surroundings by going to Greystones Farm (in Bourton-on-the-Water) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and make a trip to Tower of London.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary builder tool .

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. In April, daytime highs in London are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Greystones Farm
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Appreciate the collections at National Railway Museum and York Castle Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chatsworth House and York City Walls. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Smardale Gill Nature Reserve (in Kirkby Stephen), St Peter's Church (in Conisbrough) and Walworth Castle Birds of Prey (in Walworth). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at SMJ Falconry, pause for some serene contemplation at Durham Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of York Minster.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the York visit planner .

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in York are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in York

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

St Peter's Church, Durham Cathedral, SMJ Falconry, Walworth Castle Birds of Prey, Smardale Gill Nature Reserve
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Walworth Castle Birds of Prey ©
Walworth Castle Birds of Prey
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum

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New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. When in New York City, make a side trip to see Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Oceanville, approximately 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from York to New York City in 12.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from York in April, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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