50 days in Europe Itinerary

50 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 8 nights
2
Zaandam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
3
Basel, Switzerland
— 6 nights
4
Bern, Switzerland
— 6 nights
5
Merano, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Bolzano, Italy
— 4 nights
7
Trento, Italy
— 5 nights
8
Lodz, Poland
— 2 nights
9
Brzeziny, Poland
— 1 night
10
Helsingoer, Denmark
— 1 night
11
Hillerod, Denmark
— 3 nights
12
Sluis, The Netherlands
— 1 day
13
Haarlem, The Netherlands
— 6 nights

8
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. The adventure continues: walk around Vondelpark, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary tool.

Mainz, Germany to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zaandam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
Zaandam, The Netherlands

Zaandam ©
Zaandam is a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Uitkijkduin Petten, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Duinreservaat Castricum, and then contemplate the long history of Papiermolen De Schoolmeester/moulin a papier De Schoolmeester. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Gemeenlandshuis, contemplate the long history of Scheepswerf Groot, pick up some local products at Wijn & Kaas speciaalzaak, take an in-depth tour of Edams Museum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Grote Kerk, and finally examine the collection at Mondial Museum.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Zaandam road trip planning app.

Zaandam is just a short distance from Amsterdam. September in Zaandam sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Basel.

Things to do in Zaandam

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Edam, Duinreservaat Castricum, Mondial Museum, Uitkijkduin Petten, Papiermolen De Schoolmeester/moulin a papier De Schoolmeester
Highlights from your plan
Mondial Museum ©
Mondial Museum
Edams Museum ©
Edams Museum
Scheepswerf Groot ©
Scheepswerf Groot

6
nights
Basel, Switzerland

Basel ©
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Old Town and Haus zum Rech will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Museum Rietberg and Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Basel: Naturschutzzentrum Neeracherried (in Neerach), Pilatus Luzern (in Kriens) and Zurich (Friedhof Fluntern, Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum, &more).

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Basel trip itinerary builder app.

Fly from Zaandam to Basel in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Basel can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Bern.

Things to do in Basel

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zurich, Naturschutzzentrum Neeracherried, Pilatus Luzern
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg
Old Town ©
Old Town

6
nights
Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Visit French Church and Mosesbrunnen for their historical value. Let the collections at The Rosengart Collection and Bourbaki Panorama capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bern: Interlaken (Heimwehfluh, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), Galerie Wydi (in Wilderswil) and Maennlichen (in Grindelwald). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River, see the interesting displays at Schweizerisches , identify plant and animal life at Biosphaere Entlebuch, and have fun at Lenkerseeli/Spielplatz.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bern online travel planner.

Traveling by train from Basel to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bern can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Merano.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Interlaken, Lucerne, Brienz, Lenk im Simmental, Maennlichen
Highlights from your plan
Biosphaere Entlebuch ©
Biosphaere Entlebuch
The Rosengart Collection ©
The Rosengart Collection
Bourbaki Panorama ©
Bourbaki Panorama

2
nights
Merano, Italy

Merano ©
Merano or Meran is a town and comune in South Tyrol, northern Italy. On the 24th (Thu), contemplate the long history of La Medioevale Cinta Muraria, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Gumperle, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castel Coira - Churburg, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Merano Centro Storico. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museo Storico Grande Guerra, see the interesting displays at Palais Mamming Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Castle Tyrol South Tyrolean Museum of Culture and Provincial History, and finally identify plant and animal life at Gufyland.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Merano online holiday planner.

Getting from Bern to Merano by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and tram; or take a bus. Traveling from Bern in September, expect Merano to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bolzano.

Things to do in Merano

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Tirolo / Dorf Tirol, Castel Coira - Churburg, La Medioevale Cinta Muraria, Museo Storico Grande Guerra, Gumperle
Highlights from your plan
Merano Centro Storico ©
Merano Centro Storico
Castel Coira - Churburg ©
Castel Coira - Churburg
Palais Mamming Museum ©
Palais Mamming Museum

4
nights
Bolzano, Italy

Bolzano ©
South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Malga Fane and Cappella di San Silvestro. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Casa Begna and Centro di Documentazione Stava 1985. Change things up with these side-trips from Bolzano: Schlern-Rosengarten Nature Park (in Tiers), Sentiero Adolf Munkel e l'Alpe di Funes (in Funes) and Predazzo (Parco Paneveggio - Pale di San Martino & Museo della Scuola Alpina della Guardia di Finanza). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Alta Via Bepi Zac, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa San Pietro sul Colle, identify plant and animal life at Prati di Croda Rossa, and get outside with La Terrazza delle Dolomiti.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bolzano road trip tool.

Bolzano is just a stone's throw from Merano. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Trento.

Things to do in Bolzano

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rio di Pusteria, Predazzo, Alta Via Bepi Zac, Chiesa San Pietro sul Colle, Schlern-Rosengarten Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Schlern-Rosengarten Nature Park ©
Schlern-Rosengarten Nature Park
Centro di Documentazione Stava 1985 ©
Centro di Documentazione Stava 1985

5
nights
Trento, Italy

Trento ©
Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Get some cultural insight at MUSE - Science Museum and Collezione Etnografica Giudicariese “PAR IERI”. MMape • Mulino Museo dell'ape and Museo degli Usi e Costumi della Gente Trentina will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Trento side-trips: Altopiano di Boniprati (in Prezzo), Chiesa di San Rocco (in Arco) and Madonnina dei Giovani (in Male). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Val Nambrone, explore the historical opulence of Castello Di Stenico, don't miss a visit to Castel Thun, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo Todeschi-Micheli.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Trento itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bolzano to Trento takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Trento sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Lodz.

Things to do in Trento

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Stenico, MMape • Mulino Museo dell'ape, Castel Thun, Altopiano di Boniprati, Percorso Panoramico "Strada dei Pescatori"
Highlights from your plan
Altopiano di Boniprati ©
Altopiano di Boniprati
Castel Thun ©
Castel Thun

2
nights
Lodz, Poland

Lodz ©
Nicknamed the "Polish Manchester" because of its largely industrial character, Lodz draws a growing number of tourists with its rejuvenated central districts, which offer shopping, dining, and entertainment.
Popular historic sites such as Saint Alexander Newski Cathedral and Jewish cemetery lodz are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cmentarz Prawoslawny and Ksiezy Mlyn. Get out of town with these interesting Lodz side-trips: Muzeum Piwowarstwa (in Piotrkow Trybunalski), Skierniewice (Polish Association of Railway Enthusiasts & Bolimow Landscape Park) and PGE Giganty Mocy - exposition (in Belchatow). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Niebieskie Zrodla Nature Reserve, examine the collection at Skansen Rzeki Pilicy, and stroll around Park. J. Poniatowski.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lodz day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Trento to Lodz takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Trento in October, with highs in Lodz at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Brzeziny.

Things to do in Lodz

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Skierniewice, Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Muzeum Piwowarstwa, PGE Giganty Mocy - exposition
Highlights from your plan
Bolimow Landscape Park ©
Bolimow Landscape Park
PGE Giganty Mocy - exposition ©
PGE Giganty Mocy - exposition
Jewish cemetery lodz ©
Jewish cemetery lodz

1
night
Brzeziny, Poland

Brzeziny ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Regional Museum of Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum SGGW.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Brzeziny online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Lodz to Brzeziny takes an hour. October in Brzeziny sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Helsingoer.

Things to do in Brzeziny

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Regional Museum of Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont
Highlights from your plan
Arboretum SGGW ©
Arboretum SGGW

1
night
Helsingoer, Denmark

Helsingoer ©
Home to the castle made famous by Shakespeare's "Hamlet," Helsingoer offers rolling hills and lush forests in the countryside, juxtaposed by the acclaimed art galleries, museums, and cosmopolitan atmosphere of the town center.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Karen Blixen Museum, appreciate the history behind HE - Nordsjaellands Small Havherre, thenstep into the grandiose world of Kronborg, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Helsingor Havn, see the interesting displays at M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark, and then stroll around Jaegerborg Dyrehave.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Helsingoer trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Brzeziny to Helsingoer takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October in Helsingoer, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hillerod.

Things to do in Helsingoer

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Jaegerborg Dyrehave, The Karen Blixen Museum, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
Highlights from your plan
Kronborg ©
Kronborg
The Karen Blixen Museum ©
The Karen Blixen Museum
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art ©
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

3
nights
Hillerod, Denmark

Hillerod ©
Get some historical perspective at Frederiksborg Castle and Bagsvaerd Kirke. Get some cultural insight at Frederiksborg Slotskirke and Vejby Kirke. Explore Hillerod's surroundings by going to Troldeskoven (in Tisvildeleje), Vallensbaek Mose (in Vallensbaek Strand) and Sonderso & Praesteso (in Vaerloese).

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hillerod planning app.

Hillerod is very close to Helsingoer. In October, daytime highs in Hillerod are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sluis.

Things to do in Hillerod

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Troldeskoven, Fuglereservat Vaserne, Vallensbaek Mose, Sonderso & Praesteso, Vejby Kirke
Highlights from your plan
Troldeskoven ©
Troldeskoven
Frederiksborg Castle ©
Frederiksborg Castle
Frederiksborg Slotskirke ©
Frederiksborg Slotskirke

1
day
Sluis, The Netherlands

Sluis ©
Sluis is the name of both a municipality and a town located in the west of Zeelandic Flanders, in the south-western part of the Netherlands.The current incarnation of the municipality exists since on 1 January 2003. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Gemeentelijk Archeologisch Museum Aardenburg, get engrossed in the history at Museum Het Belfort, and then see the interesting displays at Bizarium.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sluis trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Hillerod to Sluis with the Route module. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Haarlem.

Things to do in Sluis

Museums

Side Trip

Gemeentelijk Archeologisch Museum Aardenburg
Highlights from your plan
Bizarium ©
Bizarium
Museum Het Belfort ©
Museum Het Belfort
Gemeentelijk Archeologisch Museum Aardenburg ©

6
nights
Haarlem, The Netherlands

Haarlem ©
Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) and Molen De Adriaan Museum will appeal to history buffs. Frans Hals Museum and Galerie Gemund will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt, steep yourself in history at Hofjeswandeling in Haarlem, make a trip to Hofje van Bakenes, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Bavo.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Haarlem online tour planner.

Drive from Sluis to Haarlem in 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Haarlem are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Haarlem

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bloemendaal, Zandvoort aan Zee
Highlights from your plan
Frans Hals Museum ©
Frans Hals Museum
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt
Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) ©
Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo)

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