25 days in Europe Itinerary

25 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amiens, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, France
— 2 nights
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Le Crotoy, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Lille, France
— 5 nights
Drive
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Mons, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Groningen, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Drive
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Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Norden, Germany
— 2 nights
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Goslar, Germany
— 3 nights
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Amiens, France

City of Canals

Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Historial de la Grande Guerre, examine the collection at Musee Somme 1916, steep yourself in history at Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, then steep yourself in history at Lochnagar Crater, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Adelaide Cemetery. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by La Cave du Houblon, take an in-depth tour of Maison de Jules Verne, then admire the natural beauty at Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, and finally wander the streets of St-Leu.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Amiens online trip planner.

Paris to Amiens is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Saint-Valery-sur-Somme.

Things to do in Amiens

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, France

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme is a commune in the Somme department. On the 4th (Thu), learn more about the world around you at Maison de la Baie de Somme, identify plant and animal life at Rando-Nature en Somme, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau Fort de Rambures, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre. On the next day, get a new perspective on things with Bateau de la Baie de Somme, then look for gifts at La Sardine, then relax and rejuvenate at Samaris, and finally get a dose of the wild on Maxim Guide Baie de Somme.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Saint-Valery-sur-Somme journey planner.

Traveling by car from Amiens to Saint-Valery-sur-Somme takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. March in Saint-Valery-sur-Somme sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Le Crotoy.

Things to do in Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Maison de la Baie de Somme ©
Natural History Museum
Maison de la Baie de Somme
4.1
Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre ©
Religious Site
Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre
4.4

1
night
Le Crotoy, France

Le Crotoy is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. On the 6th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, settle in for a delightful tour with Caleche ma Baie de Somme, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Parc du Marquenterre.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Le Crotoy day trip planning app.

Le Crotoy is just a short distance from Saint-Valery-sur-Somme. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lille.

Things to do in Le Crotoy

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Parc du Marquenterre ©
Wildlife Area
Parc du Marquenterre
4.3
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.8

5
nights
Lille, France

Cultural Heart of Northern France

On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille and Musee La Piscine. Visit Old Stock Exchange and Cathedrale de la Treille for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Lille side-trips: Reserve Naturelle Dune Marchand (in Bray-Dunes), Musée du Louvre-Lens (in Lens) and Saint-Omer (Ruines de l'Abbaye Saint-Bertin & La Coupole). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at LaM, Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne d'art contemporain et d'art brut, stroll the grounds of Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, brush up on your military savvy at Carriere Wellington, and make a trip to Grande Place.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lille attractions planner.

You can drive from Le Crotoy to Lille in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March in Lille, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mons.

Things to do in Lille

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
La Coupole ©
Military Museum
La Coupole
4.5
Musée du Louvre-Lens ©
Specialty Museum
Musée du Louvre-Lens
4.1

3
nights
Mons, Belgium

Not far from Brussels, Mons is home to a World Heritage Site, the former home of Van Gogh, and Roman ruins.
Get a sense of the local culture at Memorial Waterloo 1815 and Tyne Cot Cemetery. You'll explore and learn at Mons Memorial Museum and Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mons: Citadelle (Citadel) (in Namur), Passchendaele New British Cemetery (in Zonnebeke) and Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk en de Gravenkapel (in Kortrijk). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of St Symphorien Military Cemetery, take a stroll around Hotel de ville, pause for some serene contemplation at Collegiale Sainte-Waudru, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nicolas-en-Havre.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mons route builder site.

Traveling by car from Lille to Mons takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daily temperatures in Mons can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Groningen.

Things to do in Mons

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Memorial Waterloo 1815 ©
History Museum
Memorial Waterloo 1815
4.4
Tyne Cot Cemetery ©
Cemetery
Tyne Cot Cemetery
4.9

5
nights
Groningen, The Netherlands

Get a sense of the local culture at Groninger Museum and Museum MORE. Battlefield Tours and Hoofdstation Groningen will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Kamp Westerbork (in Hooghalen), Bezoekerscentrum Dwingelderveld (in Ruinen) and Assen (Drents Museum & Adventskerk).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Groningen itinerary planner.

Getting from Mons to Groningen by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In March in Groningen, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Leeuwarden.

Things to do in Groningen

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Groninger Museum ©
Must see
Groninger Museum
4.3
Museum MORE ©
Art Museum
Museum MORE
4.5
Drents Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Drents Museum
4.5

1
night
Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

Leeuwarden, Stadsfries: Liwwadden) is a city and municipality with a population of 108,249 in Friesland in the Netherlands. On the 19th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Blokhuispoort, see the interesting displays at Fries Museum, then look for gifts at Priuw, then explore the world behind art at Het Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics, and finally wander the streets of Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Eise Eisinga Planetarium, then contemplate the long history of UNESCO World Heritafe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal, then examine the collection at Museum de Fundatie, and finally explore the world behind art at Herman Brood Museum & Experience.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Leeuwarden trip website.

Getting from Groningen to Leeuwarden by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Leeuwarden are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Norden.

Things to do in Leeuwarden

Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Fries Museum ©
Must see
Fries Museum
4.2
Eise Eisinga Planetarium ©
Science Museum
Eise Eisinga Planetarium
4.8

2
nights
Norden, Germany

Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): steep yourself in history at Westgaster Muhle, then go for a stroll along the water at Greetsieler Hafen, then admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Emden, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kloster Ihlow. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Seehundstation und Waloseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Alte Inselkirche Baltrum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Katholische Kirche, then examine the collection at Automobil- und Spielzeugmuseum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ludgeri-Kirche Norden.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Norden journey planner.

Drive from Leeuwarden to Norden in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Leeuwarden in March; daily highs in Norden reach -1°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Goslar.

Things to do in Norden

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Kloster Ihlow ©
Religious Site
Kloster Ihlow
4.6
Kunsthalle Emden ©
Art Museum
Kunsthalle Emden
4.5

3
nights
Goslar, Germany

Goslar is a historic town in Lower Saxony, Germany. Museum-lovers will appreciate Autostadt and Volkswagen Auto Museum. Stabkirche and Wernigerode Castle will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Quedlinburg (Altstadt Quedlinburg & St. Wiperti). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Liebesbank Trail, contemplate the long history of Imperial Palace of Goslar, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marktkirche Zum Heiligen Geist.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Goslar online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Norden to Goslar takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Norden in March: high temperatures in Goslar hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Goslar

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Altstadt Quedlinburg ©
World heritage site
Altstadt Quedlinburg
4.8
Autostadt ©
Specialty Museum
Autostadt
4.2

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