45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Roeselare, Belgium
Drive:  6 h 30 min
1
Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Nantes, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Saumur, France
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h 15 min
4
Mantua, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Milan, Italy
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Tremezzina, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Zurich, Switzerland
— 8 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
8
Domburg, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
End: Roeselare, Belgium

4
nights
Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom

Richmond-upon-Thames ©
A holiday in Richmond-upon-Thames ensures a chance to enjoy one of Greater London's greenest, fanciest, and most spacious neighborhoods.
Get a sense of the local culture at Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar and White Lodge Museum & Ballet Resource Centre. Popular historic sites such as Home of Charles Darwin Down House and St Martins Church are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Swakeleys Park (in Ickenham), Ruislip Lido (in Ruislip) and Uxbridge (Battle of Britain Bunker & Celandine Route). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, admire the landmark architecture of Orleans House Gallery, see the interesting displays at The Musical Museum, and identify plant and animal life at The Wood and Richard Jefferies Bird Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Richmond-upon-Thames visit site.

Roeselare, Belgium to Richmond-upon-Thames is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Roeselare to Richmond-upon-Thames, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nantes.

Things to do in Richmond-upon-Thames

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Kingston upon Thames, Twickenham, Uxbridge, Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar, Swakeleys Park
Highlights from your plan
Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar ©
Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar
The Musical Museum ©
The Musical Museum
Battle of Britain Bunker ©
Battle of Britain Bunker

6
nights
Nantes, France

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne and Eglise Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Port. Do some cultural sightseeing at Les Machines de L'ile and Le Maille-Breze. Get out of town with these interesting Nantes side-trips: Puy du Fou (in Les Epesses), La Maison de la Riviere (in Saint-Georges-de-Montaigu) and La Cite des Oiseaux (in Les Landes-Genusson). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musee de l'Imprimerie, stop by Cite Medievale de Guerande, identify plant and animal life at Reserve Biologique Departementale de Nalliers, and stroll around Arboretum Cimetiere Parc.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nantes trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Richmond-upon-Thames to Nantes takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Nantes can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Saumur.

Things to do in Nantes

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

The Settlers, Puy du Fou, Reserve Biologique Departementale de Nalliers, La Maison de la Riviere, Musee des Mineraux : Le Mange Cailloux
Highlights from your plan
Les Machines de L'ile ©
Les Machines de L'ile
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne ©
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne
Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul ©
Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul

5
nights
Saumur, France

Saumur ©
Saumur is a famous historic town known for its locally grown mushrooms and for their production of a number of regional wines and celebrated Combier liqueurs.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay and Fontevraud L'Abbaye Royale. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee des Blindes and Musee du Champignon. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saumur: Bauge (Apothicairerie de Bauge & Manoir de Clairefontaine), Musee Cafetieres et compagnie (in Chateau du Loir) and Carnuta - L'Homme et la Foret (in Jupilles). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Breze, Head underground at Cave Museum, Village Troglodytique de Rochemenier, meet the residents at Bioparc De Doue La Fontaine, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Michel.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Saumur online trip maker.

You can drive from Nantes to Saumur in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Saumur can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Mantua.

Things to do in Saumur

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, Bauge, Angers, Chateau de Breze, Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Breze ©
Chateau de Breze
Fontevraud L'Abbaye Royale ©
Fontevraud L'Abbaye Royale
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay ©
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

4
nights
Mantua, Italy

Mantua ©
Often overlooked in favor of nearby Lake Garda, Mantua is one of northern Italy's Renaissance gems.
Palazzo Te and Casa del Mercato are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Palazzo Ducale Mantova and Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mantua: Ostiglia (Riserva Naturale Isola Boschina & Riserva Naturale Paludi), Cavriana (Museo Archeologico Dell'alto Mantovano & Bunker di Cavriana) and Torre di San Martino della Battaglia (in San Martino della Battaglia). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Parco del Mincio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Comune, enjoy breathtaking views from Cathedral of Cremona, and see the interesting displays at Museo del Violino.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Mantua fast, fun, and easy.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Saumur to Mantua. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Mantua when traveling from Saumur in September, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Mantua

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cremona, Ostiglia, Cavriana, Rocca di Solferino, Torre di San Martino della Battaglia
Highlights from your plan
Riserva Naturale Paludi ©
Riserva Naturale Paludi
Palazzo Ducale Mantova
Palazzo Ducale Mantova
Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te

6
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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 Il Cenacolo. Get some historical perspective at Castello Sforzesco and Piazza del Duomo. Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Riserva Naturale Val di Mello (in Val Masino), I Falconieri del Feudo (in Como) and FiorirAnno (in Cornate d'Adda). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and steep yourself in history at La Citta Alta.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Milan trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Mantua to Milan in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a shuttle. September in Milan sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tremezzina.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

La Citta Alta, Riserva Naturale Val di Mello, Oasi di Sant'Alessio, I Falconieri del Feudo, Parco Valentino
Highlights from your plan
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

4
nights
Tremezzina, Italy

Tremezzina ©
The majestic Villa Carlotta is among the most popular places to visit in Tremezzina, its neoclassical architecture complimenting the lush, neatly maintained gardens and charming walkways.
Visit Centro Storico and Castello di Vezio for their historical value. Villa Carlotta and Casa dei Presepi are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Colico (Torre di Fontanedo & Molino Maufet), Sorico (Chiesa San Miro & Pian di Spagna) and Museo Etnografico E Naturalistico Val Sanagra (in Grandola ed Uniti). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Valle Albano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Giovanni, explore the historical opulence of Castello Di Rezzonico, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Carlo.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tremezzina trip planner.

Drive from Milan to Tremezzina in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Tremezzina, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Tremezzina

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Colico, Sorico, Cadenabbia di Griante, Gravedona, Chiesa di S. Giovanni
Highlights from your plan
Greenway del Lago di Como ©
Greenway del Lago di Como
Museo Etnografico E Naturalistico Val Sanagra ©

8
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Appreciate the collections at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Museum Rietberg. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town and Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Naturschutzzentrum Neeracherried (in Neerach) and hike.ch (in Waedenswil). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern, and explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Zurich day trip planning app.

You can drive from Tremezzina to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Tremezzina in October, expect nights in Zurich to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are slightly colder, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Domburg.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naturschutzzentrum Neeracherried, hike.ch, Naturstation Silberweide
Highlights from your plan
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg
Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

5
nights
Domburg, The Netherlands

Domburg ©
Domburg is a seaside resort on the North Sea, on the northwest coast of Walcheren in the Dutch province of Zeeland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bizarium and Grote Markt. Appreciate the collections at Watersnoodmuseum and Maritime muZEEum. Get out of town with these interesting Domburg side-trips: Geerteskerk (in Kloetinge), Het Verdronken Land van Saeftinghe (in Nieuw-Namen) and Basilica of St. Willibrord (in Hulst). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Nature Reserve de Manteling, take an in-depth tour of Museum Het Belfort, pause for some serene contemplation at Sint Joostkapel Breda, and make a trip to Lighthouse Westkapelle (high).

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Domburg trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zurich to Domburg. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Domburg when traveling from Zurich in October, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Domburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vlissingen, Sluis, Bergen op Zoom, Dishoek, Middelburg
Highlights from your plan
Bizarium ©
Bizarium
Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44 ©
Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44
Watersnoodmuseum ©
Watersnoodmuseum

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