47 days in Europe Itinerary

47 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 4 nights
2
Ghent, Belgium
— 10 nights
3
Irkutsk, Russia
— 6 nights
4
Voronezh, Russia
— 5 nights
5
Ravenna, Italy
— 4 nights
6
Bologna, Italy
— 6 nights
7
Dresden, Germany
— 9 nights

4
nights
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Appreciate the collections at MNHM National Museum of Military History and Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum. Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal) and Le Chemin de la Corniche are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Luxembourg City side-trips: Vianden Castle (in Vianden), European Museum Schengen (in Schengen) and Mullerthal Trail (in Mullerthal). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), don't miss a visit to Barrio Grund, explore the world behind art at Villa Vauban - Musee d'Art de la Ville de Luxembourg, and take an in-depth tour of Museum Drai Eechelen.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City online trip planner.

Reims, France to Luxembourg City is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Reims, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Luxembourg City, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ghent.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Vianden Castle, European Museum Schengen, Mullerthal Trail, MNHM National Museum of Military History, Sandweiler German Military Cemetery, Luxembourg
Highlights from your plan
Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum ©
Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum
MNHM National Museum of Military History ©
Vianden Castle ©
Vianden Castle

10
nights
Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Get some historical perspective at Gravensteen and St Michael's Bridge. STAM Ghent City Museum and The World of Kina: The House will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Molsbroek (in Lokeren), Meetjeslandse Kreken (in Assenede) and Het Leen (in Eeklo). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Ghent City Center, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), and identify plant and animal life at Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ghent road trip site.

Traveling by car from Luxembourg City to Ghent takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Irkutsk.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Damvallei, Molsbroek, Meetjeslandse Kreken, Het Leen, Heidebos
Highlights from your plan
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
Campo Santo Cemetery ©
Campo Santo Cemetery

6
nights
Irkutsk, Russia

Irkutsk ©
The most popular stop on the Trans-Siberian railway, Irkutsk gained fame as the cultural center of Decembrist exiles.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gallery of V. Bronshteyn and Church of The Immaculate Heart of The Mother of God. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Medicinal Herbs and Minerals and Sidorov State Mineralogical Museum. Explore Irkutsk's surroundings by going to Angarsk (Clock Museum, Labor Glory Museum, &more) and Taltsy Museum (in Taltsy). There's still lots to do: take a peaceful walk through Kaiskaya Forest, examine the collection at Church of the Savior of the Holy Face, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady of Kazan, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of The Epiphany.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Irkutsk trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Ghent to Irkutsk takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ghent to Irkutsk, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ghent in September, expect Irkutsk to be a bit cooler, temps between 19°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Voronezh.

Things to do in Irkutsk

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Angarsk, Church of Our Lady of Kazan, Taltsy Museum
Highlights from your plan
Taltsy Museum ©
Taltsy Museum
Church of Our Lady of Kazan ©
Church of Our Lady of Kazan
Victory Museum ©
Victory Museum

5
nights
Voronezh, Russia

Voronezh ©
Voronezh is a city and the administrative center of Voronezh Oblast, Russia, straddling the Voronezh River and located 12km from where it flows into the Don. Popular historic sites such as Resurrection Cathedral and Pokrovskiy Cathedral are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Divnogorye Museum Reserve and Khrenovskoi Horse Ranch. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Voronezh: Holy Assumption Divnogorskiy Monastery (in Selyavnoye), Svyato-Vvedenskiy Ostrovnoi Monastery (in Vvedenskiy) and Monument-Locomotive FD-20-1945 (in Liski). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Voronezh State Nature Biosphere Sanctuary V.M. Peskova, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Assumption, make a trip to Cathedral of the Annunciation, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Voronezh Jewish Community.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Voronezh trip planner.

Getting from Irkutsk to Voronezh by flight takes about 12 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Irkutsk to Voronezh is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Irkutsk in September, Voronezh is a bit warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ravenna.

Things to do in Voronezh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Nelzha Ru, Holy Assumption Divnogorskiy Monastery, Divnogorye Museum Reserve, Khrenovskoi Horse Ranch, Svyato-Vvedenskiy Ostrovnoi Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Tserkov' Proroka Samuila ©
Tserkov' Proroka Samuila
Pokrovskiy Cathedral ©
Pokrovskiy Cathedral
Cathedral of the Annunciation ©
Cathedral of the Annunciation

4
nights
Ravenna, Italy

Ravenna ©
Famous for its wealth of original mosaics, Ravenna is a hub of artistic and cultural heritage.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica San Vitale and Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi). Let the collections at Museo del Territorio and Musei San Domenico capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Ravenna side-trips: Biblioteca Malatestiana (in Cesena), Porto Turistico Cesenatico (in Cesenatico) and Pineta di Pinarella e Tagliata (in Pinarella). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Il Villaggio delle Cicogne, admire the landmark architecture of Asilo e Oratorio Santa Rosa, stroll through Oasi Naturale di Torre Abate, and make a trip to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ravenna attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Voronezh to Ravenna. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Voronezh to Ravenna due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Voronezh in September, expect Ravenna to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Ravenna

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mesola, Cervia, Galleria d’Arte Contemporanea Vero Stoppioni, Biblioteca Malatestiana, Asilo e Oratorio Santa Rosa
Highlights from your plan
Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe ©
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo ©
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo

6
nights
Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano and Piazza Maggiore will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica di San Petronio and Ferrara Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bologna: Piazza Ganganelli (in Santarcangelo di Romagna), Parma (Battistero di Parma & Cattedrale di Parma) and Rimini (Italy in Miniature, Arco d'Augusto, &more). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale di Torrile e Trecasali, take in panoramic vistas at Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Madonna di San Luca, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bologna attractions site.

You can drive from Ravenna to Bologna in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In October in Bologna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Dresden.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ferrara, Rimini, Fiorano Modenese, Parma, Oasi La Rizza
Highlights from your plan
Piazza Maggiore ©
Piazza Maggiore
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
Castello Estense ©
Castello Estense

9
nights
Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Dresden Zwinger and Albertinum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Frauenkirche Dresden and Kunsthofpassage. Change things up with these side-trips from Dresden: Chemnitz (Villa Esche, Tierpark Chemnitz, &more), Obere Schleuse Kirnitschklamm (in Hinterhermsdorf) and Schwarzwassertal (in Marienberg). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister, examine the collection at The Royal Porcelain Collection, get to know the fascinating history of Canaletto Blick, and admire the masterpieces at Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (Dresden Art Galleries).

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dresden road trip site.

Fly from Bologna to Dresden in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bologna in October, expect Dresden to be little chillier, temps between 16°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Chemnitz, Obere Schleuse Kirnitschklamm, Schwarzwassertal
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

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