50 days in Europe Itinerary

50 days in Europe Itinerary

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Sint Jansklooster, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Schiermonnikoog, The Netherlands
— 1 day
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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Sluis, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 4 nights
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Bayeux, France
— 5 nights
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Honfleur, France
— 5 nights
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Rouen, France
— 6 nights
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Amboise, France
— 4 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 5 nights
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Mantua, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly to Copenhagen, Train to Malmo
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Malmo, Sweden
— 4 nights
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Sint Jansklooster, The Netherlands

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden, then examine the collection at Museum Staphorst, then explore the ancient world of Ruine Kasteel Toutenburg, and finally get engrossed in the history at Vollenhove City Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Waterloopbos, then take a leisurely stroll along Lemmer Kanaal, and then explore the activities along De Wieden.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sint Jansklooster online trip planner.

Mettet, Belgium to Sint Jansklooster is an approximately 4-hour car ride. In September in Sint Jansklooster, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Schiermonnikoog.

Things to do in Sint Jansklooster

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Schiermonnikoog, The Netherlands

— 1 day
Schiermonnikoog is an island, a municipality, and a national park in the northern Netherlands. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Vredenhof, and finally examine the collection at Shellmuseum.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Schiermonnikoog trip itinerary builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sint Jansklooster to Schiermonnikoog. Traveling from Sint Jansklooster in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 16°C in Schiermonnikoog. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Den Bosch.

Things to do in Schiermonnikoog

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Den Bosch, The Netherlands

— 4 nights
The fortified city of Den Bosch impresses with its well-preserved 16th- and 17th-century architecture.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. John's Cathedral and Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught. Appreciate the collections at DePetrus and Geniemuseum. Get out of town with these interesting Den Bosch side-trips: Boswachterij Dorst (in Dorst), Kampina (in Boxtel) and Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, take a peaceful walk through Strabrechtse Heide, make a trip to Klooster Sint Agatha, and get in on the family fun at Efteling.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Den Bosch online travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Schiermonnikoog to Den Bosch with the Route module. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Den Bosch when traveling from Schiermonnikoog in September, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sluis.

Things to do in Den Bosch

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sluis, The Netherlands

— 2 nights
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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Juust Wa'k Wou, examine the collection at Visserij Museum, then have fun and explore at Museum Het Warenhuis - Museum Land van Axel, then take an in-depth tour of Museum Het Belfort, and finally see the interesting displays at Bizarium. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Gemeentelijk Archeologisch Museum Aardenburg, take in nature's colorful creations at Theetuin De Mol, then take an in-depth tour of Industrieel Museum Zeeland IMZ, then see the interesting displays at Schoolmuseum Schooltijd, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum Het Bolwerk.

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You can drive from Den Bosch to Sluis in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Sluis can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Sluis

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Mont-Saint-Michel, France

— 4 nights
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Mont Saint-Michel and Maison de l'Artichaut will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee du poire and Musee d'Art Moderne Richard Anacreon. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mont-Saint-Michel: Le Parc-Musee du Granit (in Saint-Michel-de-Montjoie), Ecomusee du Moulin de la See (in Brouains) and Musee de la ceramique (in Ger). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, contemplate the long history of Cabane Vauban, make a trip to Chateau de Domfront, and enjoy the sea views from Pointe du Roc.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel trip planner.

Getting from Sluis to Mont-Saint-Michel by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. September in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bayeux, France

— 5 nights
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Normandy American Cemetery and Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux. Let the collections at Airborne Museum and Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Bayeux: Le Havre de Portbail (in Port-Bail), Dunes d'Hattainville (in Les Moitiers-d’Allonne) and Eglise Saint-Germain (in Barneville-Carteret). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, stroll through Cap Levi, and make a trip to Parc des Forges de Varenne.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bayeux online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Bayeux sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Honfleur, France

— 5 nights
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church and Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite) will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Notre Dame de Grace and Eglise St-Joseph. Change things up with these side-trips from Honfleur: Ecomusee de la Pomme et du Cidre (in Bretteville-du-Grand-Caux), Etretat (Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption, Falaises d'Etretat, &more) and Fecamp (Eglise Saint-Etienne & Les jardins de Louanne). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Emigration Francaise au Canada, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame des Flots, explore the world behind art at Musee d’art Moderne Andre Malraux - MuMa, and explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Saint-Germain-de-Livet.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Honfleur trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Honfleur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Honfleur, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Honfleur

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Rouen, France

— 6 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Fondation Claude Monet and Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen. Get some cultural insight at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and Cote Sainte-Catherine. Venture out of the city with trips to Les Cressonnieres (in Veules-les-Roses), Cimetiere Marin (in Varengeville-sur-Mer) and Phare d'Ailly (in Sainte-Marguerite-sur-Mer). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Gros-Horloge, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, stroll through L'Arche Feline, and explore the ancient world of Abbaye de Jumieges.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rouen trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Honfleur to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Rouen, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Amboise.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Amboise, France

— 4 nights
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chateau de Chambord and Chateau de Cheverny. Chateau de Chenonceau and La Magnanerie will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Amboise side-trips: ZooParc de Beauval (in Saint-Aignan), Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres) and Orléans Cathedral (in Orleans). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, steep yourself in history at Chateau Royal d'Amboise, and stroll through Safari Train -Reserve de Beaumarchais.

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Traveling by car from Rouen to Amboise takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Amboise sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Milan.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Milan, Italy

— 5 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Duomo di Milano and Piazza del Duomo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Castello Sforzesco and Il Cenacolo will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: World War I Trenches (in Cavallasca), Colico (Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona, Forte Montecchio Nord, &more) and Gravedona ed Uniti (Parco Valle Albano, Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio, &more). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, tour the pleasant surroundings at Oasi WWF del Bassone, and explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Milan online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Amboise to Milan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Milan, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Mantua.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Mantua, Italy

— 4 nights

Sleeping Beauty

Often overlooked in favor of nearby Lake Garda, Mantua is one of northern Italy's Renaissance gems.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Palazzo Te and Palazzo Ducale di Mantova. Museum-lovers will appreciate MAST - Castel Goffredo and Museo Civico di Canneto sull'Oglio. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mantua: Ostiglia (Riserva Naturale Paludi & Riserva Naturale Isola Boschina), Museo del Po (in Revere) and Abbazia di Polirone (in San Benedetto Po). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova, make a trip to Skyline di Mantova, take in panoramic vistas at Cathedral of Cremona, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bosco Fontana.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mantua trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Milan to Mantua in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. In October, daytime highs in Mantua are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Malmo.

Things to do in Mantua

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Malmo, Sweden

— 4 nights

Sweden's Berlin

A conglomeration of over a hundred different nationalities, cosmopolitan Malmo sits on the southern tip of Sweden as part of the most densely populated area in Scandinavia.
Get some cultural insight at Malmohus castle and Svaneholms slott. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Church of St. Mary and Vrams Gunnarstorp Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malmo: Gra lage (in Helsingborg), Forsakar Nature Reserve (in Degeberga) and Hallamolla vattenfall och kvarn (in Brosarp). There's still lots to do: take in the views from Oresund Bridge - Oresund Bridge, get your game on at The Alley Escape Rooms, hike along Snogeholms strovomrade, and stroll around Alnarpsparken.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Malmo trip itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Mantua to Malmo in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Mantua in October, expect nights in Malmo to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Malmo

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Overijssel Province travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Theme Parks · Landmarks

Friesland Province travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · History Museums

North Brabant Province travel guide

4.2
Theme Parks · Specialty Museums · Zoos

Zeeland Province travel guide

3.9
Specialty Museums · Water Parks · Beaches

Normandy travel guide

4.6
Monuments · Landmarks · History Museums
Discover the Alabaster Coast along the steep Normandy coast with spectacular chalk cliffs, a number of scenic villages, posh seaside holiday resorts, the Channel Islands, and the English Channel. The Channel Islands, although British Crown Dependencies, are considered culturally and historically a part of Normandy. Upper Normandy is predominantly more industrial, while Lower Normandy is predominantly agricultural. The shoreline is famed for the D-Day invasion by Allied troops on June 6, 1944, where you'll find museums and monuments with historical significance to World War II. As you explore the old towns, note the Norman architecture that follows a pattern similar to the English Romanesque architecture following the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. Typical Norman villages have many half-timbered houses in their old towns and historical vessels in their old ports. One of the most popular things to do along the Alabaster Coast is sampling its local products: The region produces hard apple ciders, Calvados apple brandies, and famous Bénédictine liqueur instead of wine due to its abundance of apple orchards.

Centre-Val de Loire travel guide

4.3
Castles · Zoos · Specialty Museums
Centre is a large inland region around the Loire Valley made up of six departments and known for its wealth of places to visit, including fine historical towns, remarkable gardens, forests, fruit orchards, vineyards, and its many renovated châteaux. Its natural landscape includes the rich, fertile valleys of the Loire River and its tributaries and is extremely conducive to outdoor sightseeing. The official name for the region is frequently combined in tourist literature with the French appellation Val-de-Loire to produce the combination Centre-Val-de-Loire, reflecting this region's embrace of the renowned valley of the river Loire. Notable for its historic towns, architecture, and wines, the Centre region has been inhabited since the Middle Palaeolithic period.

Lombardy travel guide

4.4
Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
In the northern part of the country and sharing a border with Switzerland, Lombardy is one Italy's largest regions. It stretches from the Alps all the way to the fertile lowlands of the Po Valley. An ideal holiday destination for winter sports enthusiasts, the region is home to some of the continent's most popular resorts. If you get tired of the mountain views, skiing, and winter clothes, explore the attractions of the southern part of the Lombardy, which is famous for its sprawling vineyards and booming wine production. A region of outstanding cuisine, fashion, history, and culture, Lombardy is dotted with lakes that are surrounded by places to visit, including villas, villages, and nature preserves.

Skane County travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Bridges · Architectural Buildings
Known for its swathes of patchwork fields and lush rolling hills, Skåne County also features rocky coasts, white beaches, and an abundance of medieval churches. Picture-perfect castles and manors overlook magnificent gardens and peek out above the green valleys. Local art displays of silver, glass, and pottery are among the things to see, and the many golf courses and tennis courts top the list of things to do. Renaissance-style villages embrace historical estates dating from the 12th to 19th centuries. Bursting with southern charm, a combination of historical and modern architecture, cobblestone streets, and rhododendron gardens, Skåne County offers a quiet retreat amidst nature and history.