31 days in Italy, Denmark & Antwerp Province Itinerary

31 days in Italy, Denmark & Antwerp Province Itinerary

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Aarhus, Denmark
— 2 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 3 nights
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Genoa, Italy
— 3 nights
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Darfo Boario Terme, Italy
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 5 nights
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Aarhus, Denmark

— 2 nights

City of Smiles

Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel. Home to a young population, the city has a reputation for producing internationally known pop and rock musicians.
Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses and Moesgaard Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum and Den Gamle By. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Aarslev Engso, get a new perspective on nature at Naturhistorisk Museum, make a trip to Latin Quarter, and get engrossed in the history at Aarhus Vikingemuseet.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Aarhus trip itinerary planning website.

Liege, Belgium to Aarhus is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Liege in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Aarhus: temperatures range from 8°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 5 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nyhavn and Rosenborg Castle. Popular historic sites such as Visit Carlsberg Brand Store and Grabrodretorv are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, admire the striking features of Amalienborg, take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, and examine the collection at Den Kongelige Afstobningssamling.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen travel route planner.

Drive from Aarhus to Copenhagen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. March in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Theme Parks

Florence, Italy

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Mus.e Firenze will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Chiesa di San Romano (in Lucca). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Florence takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Copenhagen in March, expect Florence to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Siena, Italy

— 3 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Get some cultural insight at Duomo di Siena and Centro Storico di Siena. Visit Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico and Battistero di San Giovanni for their historical value. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, pause for some serene contemplation at San Francesco, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Siena trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Wildlife

Genoa, Italy

— 3 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello and Museo di Palazzo Reale. Your inner history buff will appreciate Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola and Via dell'Amore. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Genoa: Ente Parco di Portofino (in Santa Margherita Ligure) and Angelo's Boat Tours (in Monterosso al Mare). And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Genoa, admire the masterpieces at Museo Diocesano Chiostro dei Canonici di San Lorenzo, get engrossed in the history at Museo del Tesoro, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica DI Santa Maria Assunta.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Genoa travel planner.

You can drive from Siena to Genoa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Darfo Boario Terme.

Things to do in Genoa

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Darfo Boario Terme, Italy

— 3 nights
Do some cultural sightseeing at Parco Comunale delle Incisioni Rupestri di Luine and Parco Archeologico Comunale di Seradina-Bedolina. Get some historical perspective at Riserva Naturale Incisioni Rupestri di Ceto Cimbergo e Paspardo and Santuario L'Annunciata. Change things up with these side-trips from Darfo Boario Terme: Valsaviore (in Saviore dell'Adamello), Riserva Naturale Orientata Valli di Sant’Antonio (in Corteno Golgi) and Santuario Madonna di Conche (in Lumezzane).

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Darfo Boario Terme trip planning app.

You can drive from Genoa to Darfo Boario Terme in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Genoa in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Darfo Boario Terme, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Darfo Boario Terme

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Milan, Italy

— 5 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Milano and Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata. Get some historical perspective at Castello Sforzesco and Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona. Venture out of the city with trips to Forte Montecchio Nord (in Colico), Paul DEMARIA - The Open Lake & Landscape Studio d’Arte (in Varenna) and Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo (in Legnano). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Fedele, and steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Milan online trip planner.

Drive from Darfo Boario Terme to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Antwerp.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Antwerp, Belgium

— 4 nights
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Popular historic sites such as Fort Van Duffel and Cathedral of Our Lady are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom and Red Star Line Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Hoogstraten (Begijnhof Hoogstraten & Beguinage), Gasthuismuseum (in Geel) and Grote Netewoud - Meerhout (in Meerhout). The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Museum De Reede, take an in-depth tour of Museum Plantin-Moretus, get to know the fascinating history of Cogels Osylei, and examine the collection at Rubens House (Rubenshuis).

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Antwerp road trip planner.

You can fly from Milan to Antwerp in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Milan in March: high temperatures in Antwerp hover around 13°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Denmark travel guide

4.2
Theme Parks · Historic Walking Areas · Castles
Known for its old-fashioned charm, Denmark often is referenced as a fairy-tale setting by visitors and locals alike. With quaint cobblestone streets leading the way to art galleries, museums, and historical sights, plus a modern and easily accessible public transportation system, Denmark seamlessly blends its rich history with modern advancements. Be inspired by the works of local legends, including the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, the symphonies of Carli Nielsen, and the astronomy work of Tycho Brahe, then play a bit at amusement parks like Legoland. Visitors often find themselves developing "hygge," the untranslatable Danish trait that encapsulates a sense of coziness and contentment, which is thought to have a great deal of influence on Denmark's standing as one of the happiest nations on the planet.

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Liguria travel guide

4.3
Aquariums · Landmarks · Beaches
Two millennia ago the whole of northwestern Italy was inhabited by the Liguris, the people from whom the region of Liguria gets its name. Today, this northwestern region of Italy is home to seaside resort towns often compared to Cannes and Monaco. Liguria's coastline is dotted with dozens of sandy, rocky, and pebbly beaches. Genoa, a thriving urban center and the country's largest commercial port, is also here. An easily accessible holiday destination, the region features an excellent network of roads and railroad lines that run the length of the coast, linking the popular Italian Riviera with France and the rest of Europe, which makes it especially convenient if you’re planning trips to other areas. Whether you choose to travel by train or car, the journey takes you through tunnel after tunnel and past villages, vineyards, and olive groves.

Lombardy travel guide

4.3
Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
In the northern part of the country and sharing a border with Switzerland, Lombardy is one Italy's largest regions. It stretches from the Alps all the way to the fertile lowlands of the Po Valley. An ideal holiday destination for winter sports enthusiasts, the region is home to some of the continent's most popular resorts. If you get tired of the mountain views, skiing, and winter clothes, explore the attractions of the southern part of the Lombardy, which is famous for its sprawling vineyards and booming wine production. A region of outstanding cuisine, fashion, history, and culture, Lombardy is dotted with lakes that are surrounded by places to visit, including villas, villages, and nature preserves.

Antwerp Province travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Architectural Buildings · Historic Walking Areas
Constituting the Flemish-speaking northern section of Belgium, Antwerp province features a largely flat countryside intersected by a network of rivers and canals. The major tourist attraction of the province remains the city of Antwerp, a modern urban center boasting a well-preserved medieval heart filled with reminders of the country's 16th-century golden age. Baroque master Peter Paul Rubens lived and worked in Antwerp, providing his adopted hometown with an enviable artistic heritage. The industrial section of the province south of Antwerp, which remains relatively undiscovered by foreign travelers, contains a string of quaint Flemish towns containing Gothic churches and elegant public squares.