55 days in Europe Itinerary

55 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Barcelona, Spain
Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
1
Domburg, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Leuven, Belgium
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Bordeaux, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Biarritz, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
La Rochelle, France
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Train:  6 h 15 min
7
Milan, Italy
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Mantua, Italy
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h
9
Kudowa-Zdroj, Poland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
10
Wroclaw, Poland
— 7 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Barcelona, Spain

4
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. Visit Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44 and Zuidhavenpoort Zierikzee for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Watersnoodmuseum and Zeeuws Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Het Verdronken Land van Saeftinghe (in Nieuw-Namen), Stadshaven Goes (in Goes) and Hulst (Basilica of St. Willibrord & Streekmuseum De Vier Ambachten). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Nature Reserve de Manteling, admire the striking features of de Oostkerk van Middelburg uit 1667, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie POP, and get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Domburg trip planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Domburg is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in September, with highs in Domburg at 20°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Domburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Middelburg, Zierikzee, Hulst, Watersnoodmuseum, Het Verdronken Land van Saeftinghe
Highlights from your plan
Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44 ©
Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44
Watersnoodmuseum ©
Watersnoodmuseum
Boswachterij Westerschouwen ©
Boswachterij Westerschouwen

7
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Historic Centre of Brugge and Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Belfry of Bruges and Groeningemuseum. Change things up with a short trip to Tyne Cot Cemetery in Zonnebeke (about 50 minutes away). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, take an in-depth tour of Folklore Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, and explore the activities along Minnewater Lake.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruges visit planner.

Getting from Domburg to Bruges by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Domburg in September, expect little chillier with lows of 13°C in Bruges. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Leuven.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Leuven, Belgium

Leuven ©
The ancient city of Leuven supports an old Catholic university and offers interesting architecture, botanical gardens, and great breweries.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Groot Begijnhof and Directions Basilliek van Scherpenheuvel. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Arenberg Castle and Sint Leonarduskerk Zoutleeuw. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Leuven: Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-ten-Poel Church (in Tienen), Zoutleeuw (Provinciedomein Het Vinne Zoutleeuw & St Leonard's Church) and Arboretum Tervuren (in Tervuren). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Wespelaar, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Steenbergen Chapel, get engrossed in the history at Damien Museum, and get outside with Doode Bemde.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Leuven online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Leuven takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Leuven sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Leuven

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Zoutleeuw, Our Lady of Steenbergen Chapel, Arboretum Wespelaar, Kasteel van Horst, Stedelijk Museum Aarschot
Highlights from your plan
 Directions Basilliek van Scherpenheuvel ©
Damien Museum ©
Damien Museum
Arenberg Castle ©
Arenberg Castle

6
nights
Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Moulin de la Rouzique and Musee Andre Voulgre. Get some cultural insight at Place de la Bourse and Lascaux Caves 4. Change things up with these side-trips from Bordeaux: Réserve Ornithologique du Teich (in Le Teich), Eglise St-Pierre et St-Paul (in Grand-Brassac) and Voie Verte des Berges de l'Isle (in Trelissac). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andre Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Musee Napoleon, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale St-Front, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau Belingard.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bordeaux trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Leuven to Bordeaux in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. While traveling from Leuven, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bordeaux, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Biarritz.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Perigueux, Chateau L'Eveques, Lascaux Caves 4, Eglise St-Pierre et St-Paul, Eglise de Saint Astier
Highlights from your plan
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
Chateau Belingard ©
Chateau Belingard
Musee Andre Voulgre ©
Musee Andre Voulgre

6
nights
Biarritz, France

Biarritz ©
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Villa Arnaga and Banaka. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau de Maytie d'Andurain and Château de Mauléon. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Biarritz: Abbaye Notre-Dame-de-Belloc. (in Urt), Eglise St Fructueux (in Itxassou) and Corniche Basque (in Hendaye). There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, get a new perspective on nature at Espace Chemins Bideak, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Assomption., and look for all kinds of wild species at Coline de la Bergerie.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Biarritz online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bordeaux to Biarritz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to La Rochelle.

Things to do in Biarritz

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cambo les Bains, Mauleon-Licharre, Abbaye Notre-Dame-de-Belloc., Scuba & Snorkeling, Plage des Alcyons
Highlights from your plan
Lac Mouriscot ©
Lac Mouriscot
Villa Arnaga ©
Villa Arnaga
Chateau de Maytie d'Andurain ©
Chateau de Maytie d'Andurain

5
nights
La Rochelle, France

La Rochelle ©
Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
Get some historical perspective at Martell Cognac's Visitors Center and Chateau Royal de Cognac. Get some cultural insight at Association Hermione-La Fayette and Eglise Saint-Martin d'Esnandes. Change things up with these side-trips from La Rochelle: Rochefort (Musee des Commerces d'Autrefois & Musee National de la Marine), Ecomusee de Port des Barques (in Port-des-Barques) and Futuroscope (in Chasseneuil-du-Poitou). The adventure continues: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium La Rochelle, don't miss a visit to Towers of La Rochelle, contemplate the waterfront views at Vieux Port, and admire the verdant scenery at Le Puits d'Enfer.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the La Rochelle trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Biarritz to La Rochelle takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Milan.

Things to do in La Rochelle

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rochefort, Cognac, Le Puits d'Enfer, Ecomusee de Port des Barques, Phare des Baleines
Highlights from your plan
Aquarium La Rochelle ©
Aquarium La Rochelle
Association Hermione-La Fayette ©
Association Hermione-La Fayette
Phare des Baleines ©
Phare des Baleines

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.
You'll explore and learn at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Pinacoteca di Brera. Duomo di Milano and Piazza del Duomo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Castello di Vezio (in Vezio), Gravedona (Chiesa S.Maria delle Grazie, Centro Storico, &more) and Colico (Molino Maufet & Torre di Fontanedo). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, identify plant and animal life at Pian di Spagna, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di S. Tommaso Becket, and step into the grandiose world of Castello Di Rezzonico.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Milan trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of car, flight, and train from La Rochelle to Milan in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October in Milan, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mantua.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gravedona, Varenna, Colico, Chiesa di San Giorgio, Museo della Barca Lariana
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

4
nights
Mantua, Italy

Mantua ©
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 Casa del Mercato. Palazzo Ducale Mantova and Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mantua: Ostiglia (Riserva Naturale Isola Boschina & Riserva Naturale Paludi), Museo del Po (in Revere) and Piazza del Comune (in Cremona). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Parco del Mincio, examine the collection at Museo Tesol, explore the world behind art at Museo dei Madonnari, and get engrossed in the history at Camera degli Sposi.

Plan trip to Mantua with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Kudowa-Zdroj.

Things to do in Mantua

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Limone sul Garda, Ostiglia, Museo dei Madonnari, Museo Paleoantropologico del Po, Museo Civico di Canneto sull'Oglio
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
Palazzo Ducale Mantova
Palazzo Ducale Mantova
Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova ©
Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova

4
nights
Kudowa-Zdroj, Poland

Kudowa-Zdroj ©
Kudowa-Zdrój or simply Kudowa, is a town located below the Table Mountains in Kłodzko County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in the southwestern part of Poland. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Twierdza Srebrna Góra and Fort Spitzberg-Ostrog. Museum-lovers will appreciate Underground Town Osowka and Palac Jedlinka. Change things up with these side-trips from Kudowa-Zdroj: Wambierzyce (Sanktuarium Matki Bozej Wambierzyckiej & Visitation of Our Lady (Pilgrimage Church)), Klodzko Fortress (in Klodzko) and Gory Sowie Landscape Park (in Jugow). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Szczeliniec Wielki, look for all kinds of wild species at Rezerwat przyrody Torfowisko pod Zielencem, take in the pleasant sights at Ksiaz Landscape Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at KoSciol Matki Boskiej Bolesnej.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Kudowa-Zdroj holiday builder app.

Explore your travel options from Mantua to Kudowa-Zdroj with the Route module. Traveling from Mantua in October, expect Kudowa-Zdroj to be slightly colder, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Kudowa-Zdroj

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Walbrzych, Srebrna Gora, Wambierzyce, Underground Town Osowka, Klodzko Fortress
Highlights from your plan
Twierdza Srebrna Góra ©
Twierdza Srebrna Góra
Underground Town Osowka ©
Underground Town Osowka
Fort Spitzberg-Ostrog ©
Fort Spitzberg-Ostrog

7
nights
Wroclaw, Poland

Wroclaw
Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
Get some cultural insight at Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) and KoSciol OpatrznoSci Bozej we Wroclawiu. Popular historic sites such as Old Town- Historic Center and Prince Henry's Castle are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wroclaw: Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu (in Walbrzych), Church of Peace, Swidnica (Kosciol Pokoju w Swidnicy) (in Swidnica) and Muzeum Kolejnictwa na Slasku (in Jaworzyna Slaska). There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Rynek of Wroclaw, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium, don't miss a visit to Wroclaw's Dwarfs, and identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Wojslawice.

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

Drive from Kudowa-Zdroj to Wroclaw in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Sudetic Geoscience Centre, Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu, Church of Peace, Swidnica (Kosciol Pokoju w Swidnicy), Arboretum Wojslawice, Forest Arboretum of Prof. Stefana Bialoboka in Sycow Forest District
Highlights from your plan
Rynek of Wroclaw
Rynek of Wroclaw
Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu ©
Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu

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