47 days in South America & Europe Itinerary

47 days in South America & Europe Itinerary

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1
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 3 nights
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 7 nights
3
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
4
Liege, Belgium
— 3 nights
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
6
Lille, France
— 3 nights
7
Amiens, France
— 3 nights
8
Ghent, Belgium
— 5 nights
9
Antwerp, Belgium
— 5 nights
10
The Hague, The Netherlands
— 5 nights

3
nights
Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo ©
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pocitos and Palacio Taranco. Catedral de Montevideo and Castillo Pittamiglio will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Montevideo with an excursion to Pizzorno Family Estates in Canelones--about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Plaza Independencia, get engrossed in the history at Casa Quinta de Luis Alberto de Herrera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia San Juan Bautista, and wander the streets of Ciudad Vieja.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Montevideo day trip planner.

Salo, Italy to Montevideo is an approximately 26-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Salo to Montevideo, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Salo in September, with highs in Montevideo at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Montevideo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wineries

Side Trip

Pizzorno Family Estates
Highlights from your plan
Pizzorno Family Estates ©
Pizzorno Family Estates
Palacio Taranco ©
Palacio Taranco
Pocitos ©
Pocitos

7
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Visit Ferns Castle and Trinity College Dublin for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Dublin side-trips: Seal Rescue Ireland (in Courtown), Thomastown (Jerpoint Park & Jerpoint Abbey) and The Gaslamp Gallery (in Gorey). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, take a stroll through Temple Bar, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and see the interesting displays at Dublin Writers Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dublin day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Montevideo to Dublin takes 21 hours. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Montevideo to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Seal Rescue Ireland, Ferns Castle, The Gaslamp Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

5
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Nyhavn and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. National Museum of Denmark and Amalienborg will appeal to museum buffs. When in Copenhagen, make a side trip to see Fuglereservat Vaserne in Birkerod, approximately Birkerod away. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, don't miss a visit to The Little Mermaid, explore the world behind art at Thorvaldsens Museum, and contemplate the geological forces at Van Dijks Adventure.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Copenhagen takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Liege.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Fuglereservat Vaserne, Jaegerborg Dyrehave
Highlights from your plan
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

3
nights
Liege, Belgium

Liege ©
Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liege: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery (in Henri-Chapelle), High Fens (in Eupen) and De Kevie (in Tongeren). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at La Roche-aux-Faucons, stroll around Domaine de Berinzenne, and trek along Le Ninglinspo.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Liege holiday planner.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Liege in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September in Liege, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Liege

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, De Teut, High Fens, Le Ninglinspo, La Roche-aux-Faucons
Highlights from your plan
High Fens ©
High Fens
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery ©
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery
Le Ninglinspo ©
Le Ninglinspo

5
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Appreciate the collections at Atomium and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Grand Place and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Brussels, explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum, shop like a local with Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles).

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Brussels road trip planning website.

You can drive from Liege to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Brussels sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lille.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

3
nights
Lille, France

Lille ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at LaM, Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne d'art contemporain et d'art brut and Centre Historique Mnier. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lille: Fort de Leveau (in Feignies), Dune Dewulf (in Leffrinckoucke) and Bray-Dunes (Reserve Naturelle Dune Marchand & Dune du Perroquet). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at La Z'Ane Attitude and stroll around Parc du Heron.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Lille trip app.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Lille takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Lille sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Amiens.

Things to do in Lille

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Bray-Dunes, Fort de Leveau, Dune Dewulf, Site Ornithologique des Cinq Tailles, La Z'Ane Attitude
Highlights from your plan
La Z'Ane Attitude ©
La Z'Ane Attitude
Centre Historique Mnier ©
Centre Historique Mnier

3
nights
Amiens, France

Amiens ©
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.
Maison de Jules Verne and Franco-Australian Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial and Lochnagar Crater. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amiens: Parc du Marquenterre (in Saint-Quentin-en-Tourmont), Australian National Memorial (in Fouilloy) and Serre Road Cemetery No.2 (in Hebuterne). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, take a memorable tour with Tours, and identify plant and animal life at Dune de l'Authie.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Amiens journey planning site.

You can drive from Lille to Amiens in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ghent.

Things to do in Amiens

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Dune de l'Authie, Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, Franco-Australian Museum, Parc du Marquenterre, Australian National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial ©
Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial
Australian National Memorial ©
Australian National Memorial
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens

5
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.
Groeningemuseum and Friet Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Centre of Brugge and Gravensteen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ghent: Provincial Domain Bulskampveld (in Beernem) and Bruges (De Fonteintjes, Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, &more). There's more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Ghent City Center and look for all kinds of wild species at Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ghent day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amiens to Ghent takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Ghent sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bruges, Provincial Domain Bulskampveld
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum

5
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 Beguinage and MAS - Museum aan de Stroom. Rubens House (Rubenshuis) and Museum Mayer van den Bergh will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antwerp: Kinderboerderij Mikerf (in Brasschaat), Fort Van Duffel (in Duffel) and Sint-Anna en Sint-Joachim Godshuis (in Lier). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cogels Osylei, take an in-depth tour of Museum Plantin-Moretus, and admire the striking features of Carolus Borromeus Church.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Antwerp trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Ghent to Antwerp takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Antwerp, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to take a train to The Hague.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Beguinage, Kinderboerderij Mikerf, Fort Van Duffel, Sint-Anna en Sint-Joachim Godshuis
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Our Lady ©
Cathedral of Our Lady
Beguinage ©
Beguinage
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom ©
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom

5
nights
The Hague, The Netherlands

The Hague ©
Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Visit Old Church and Old City Hall for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles. Change things up with these side-trips from The Hague: Reeuwijkse Plassen (in Reeuwijk) and Natuurmonumenten Nieuwkoopse Plassen (in Woerdense Verlaat). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Madurodam, admire the masterpieces at De Mesdag Collection, see the interesting displays at museum Beelden aan Zee, and take an in-depth tour of Yi Jun Peace Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read The Hague driving holiday planner.

Getting from Antwerp to The Hague by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. October in The Hague sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Delft, Reeuwijkse Plassen, Natuurmonumenten Nieuwkoopse Plassen
Highlights from your plan
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Old Church ©
Old Church
Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles ©

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