Around The World With Solar Power

Join us on a four-year journey across six continents and 90 countries

4 years ++ 90 countries ++ 200'000 km

The world tour is planned in 6 stages:

Stage 1

MO 23 May - FR 10 June 2022

Tour around Switzerland

VISITING 26 CANTONS
In the first 3 weeks of our world tour, we are going to visit pioneers in all 26 Swiss cantons.
The official start will be on the federal Square in Berne, on May 23 at 10:00 h. 

We are busy working on the detailed route plan and it will be published here soon.


Stage 2

MO 13 June - WED 12 October 2022

Tour around Europe

VISITING 34 COUNTRIES
during 4 moths the SolarButterfly is going to visit almost all European countries. During the first month, we are going to visit Western Europe, and during summer holiday season, we will spend most of our time in the far North in Scandinavia. When schools open again, we will travel across Eastern Europe and come back to Switzerland in the middle of October.

We are busy working on the detailed route plan and it will be published here soon.

PROVISIONAL ROUTE PLAN


Stage 3

June- December 2023

North & Central  America

VISITING 10 COUNTRIES
this tour will start in Halifax, Canada, and the SolarButterfly will travel all the way south to Panama.

See a draft map of the planned tour. Exact tour details will be published about 8 months before the start of this stage.


Stage 4

December 2023 - April 2024

South America

VISITING 8 COUNTRIES
after arriving by ferry in Cartagena, Colombia, the SolarButterfly will travel all the way across the Andes mountains and the Amazon rainforest (or what is left of it) to Buenos Aires in Argentina. 

See a draft map of the planned tour. Exact tour details will be published about 8 months before the start of this stage.


Stage 5

May 2023 - November 2024

Asia

VISITING 11 COUNTRIES
after arriving by ferry back in Genova, Italy, the SolarButterfly will go for a few days of maintanance back to its headquarter in Switzerland.. After visiting a few European countries, it will then launch itself into the nex adventure across Asia.

See a draft map of the planned tour. Exact tour details will be published about 8 months before the start of this stage.


Stage 6

January 2024 - February 2025

Australia

VISITING 1 COUNTRY
The SolarButterfly also wants to visit Australia. Because there is lots of sunshine and potential there, too. 

See a draft map of the planned tour. Exact tour details will be published about 8 months before the start of this stage.


Stage 7

April  2025 - October 2025

Africa

VISITING 28 COUNTRIES
The SolarButterfly will travel across Africa from South to North. 

See a draft map of the planned tour. Exact tour details will be published about 8 months before the start of this stage.


Stage 8

NOVEMBER - DECEMBER 12, 2025

Western Europe

VISITING 6 COUNTRIES
entering from Morocco and starting in Gibraltar, the SolarButterfly will visit a few remaining European countries and promote its arrival in Europe, before arriving in Paris on December 12, 2025, for the 10 year anniversary of the Climate Agreement.

The detailed route plan will be published here around 8 months before the start of this stage.


Final Arrival

December 12. 2025
Arrival in Paris for the 10 year anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement