34 days in Europe Itinerary

34 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Imola, Italy
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
Sigulda, Latvia
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Riga, Latvia
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h
3
Lidkoping, Sweden
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Antwerp, Belgium
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Middelburg, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
End: Imola, Italy

5
nights
Sigulda, Latvia

Sigulda ©
Sigulda is a town in the Vidzeme Region of Latvia, 53km from the capital city Riga.OverviewSigulda is on a picturesque stretch of the primeval Gauja river valley. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turaida Castle and Cesis Medieval Castle. Appreciate the collections at Saulkrasti Bicycle Museum and Munchhausen Landgut Dunte. Get out of town with these interesting Sigulda side-trips: Ieriku Dzirnavas (in Amata) and Cesis (Rozu Square, St. John’s Church, &more). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Velnalas klintis un Velna ala, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church, step into the grandiose world of Old Sigulda Castle, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gauja National Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sigulda trip planner.

Imola, Italy to Sigulda is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Imola in September, with highs in Sigulda at 20°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Riga.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Cesis, Ligatne, Munchhausen Landgut Dunte, Gauja National Park, Saulkrasti Bicycle Museum
Highlights from your plan
Gutman's Cave ©
Gutman's Cave
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle

6
nights
Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Peter's Church and Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Old City Riga (Vecriga) and Riga Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Riga: Tervete Nature Park (in Tervete) and Rundāle Palace (in Pilsrundale). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus), don't miss a visit to Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, and have some family-friendly fun at OldTown Archery Riga.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Riga trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Sigulda to Riga in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Riga are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lidkoping.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Tervete Nature Park, Jurmala Beach, Rundāle Palace, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
Highlights from your plan
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum ©
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs

2
nights
Lidkoping, Sweden

Lidkoping ©
Lidköping is a locality and the seat of Lidköping Municipality in Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): go for a stroll along the water at Spikens Fiskehamn and then step into the grandiose world of Lacko Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Hornborgasjon, pause for some serene contemplation at Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat, and then examine the collection at Rorstrands musuem.

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

Explore your travel options from Riga to Lidkoping with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Riga to Lidkoping is minus 1 hour. September in Lidkoping sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Lidkoping

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Hornborgasjon, Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat
Highlights from your plan
Spikens Fiskehamn ©
Spikens Fiskehamn
Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat ©
Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat
Lacko Castle ©
Lacko Castle

5
nights
Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg ©
Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Let the collections at Universeum and Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum) capture your imagination. Haga and Volvo Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gothenburg: Roro naturreservat (in Ockero), Stangehuvud Naturreservat (in Lysekil) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Hono). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Liseberg amusement park, look for all kinds of wild species at Anggardsbergens Naturreservat, admire the natural beauty at Gothenburg Botanical Garden, and walk around Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen).

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Gothenburg planner.

You can drive from Lidkoping to Gothenburg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Antwerp.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Akulla Bokskogar, Roro naturreservat, Ramsvikslandet, Stangehuvud Naturreservat, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Haga ©
Haga
Universeum ©
Universeum
Fishing Charters & Tours

10
nights
Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gravensteen and Grote Markt. Museum-lovers will get to explore MAS - Museum aan de Stroom and In Flanders Fields Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Antwerp side-trips: Mini Crazy Golf (in Blankenberge), Ghent (St Michael's Bridge, Ghent City Center, &more) and De Fonteintjes (in Bruges). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), admire the landmark architecture of Antwerpen-Centraal, get engrossed in the history at Museum Plantin-Moretus, and look for all kinds of wild species at Provincial Domain Bulskampveld.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Antwerp road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Gothenburg to Antwerp in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Gothenburg in September, expect nights in Antwerp to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Middelburg.

Things to do in Antwerp

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ghent, Zonnebeke, Ieper (Ypres), Provincial Domain Bulskampveld, Mini Crazy Golf
Highlights from your plan
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
Tyne Cot Cemetery ©
Tyne Cot Cemetery

4
nights
Middelburg, The Netherlands

Middelburg ©
Middelburg is a municipality and a city in the south-western Netherlands and the capital of the province of Zeeland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bizarium and Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44. Popular historic sites such as de Oostkerk van Middelburg uit 1667 and Basiliek H.H. Agatha en Barbara are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Middelburg: Het Verdronken Land van Saeftinghe (in Nieuw-Namen), Basilica of St. Willibrord (in Hulst) and Slijterij-Wijnhandel de Vuurtoren (in Sluis). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Reserve de Manteling, see the interesting displays at Watersnoodmuseum, steep yourself in history at Zuidhavenpoort Zierikzee, and pause for some serene contemplation at Hervormde Kerk.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Middelburg sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Antwerp to Middelburg takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Antwerp in September, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Middelburg: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Middelburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Oudenbosch, Sluis, Lighthouse Westkapelle (high), Standbeeld Michiel Adriaanszoon de Ruyter uit 1841, Nature Reserve de Manteling
Highlights from your plan
Bizarium ©
Bizarium
Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44 ©
Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44
Watersnoodmuseum ©
Watersnoodmuseum

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