56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route planner

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Liege, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 4 nights
Drive
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Reims, France
— 1 night
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Drive to Calais-Fréthun, Train to Folkestone, Drive to London
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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Train
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Drive to Manchester Airport, Fly to Billund Airport, Drive to Esbjerg
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Esbjerg, Denmark
— 3 nights
Drive to Billund Airport, Fly to Moscow
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Moscow, Russia
— 4 nights
Fly
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Tbilisi, Georgia
— 4 nights
Fly
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive
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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
— 2 nights
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Drive to Monaco Heliport, Fly to Geneva Cointrin International Airport, Drive to Lausanne
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Lausanne, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive
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Jena, Germany
— 2 nights
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Dortmund, Germany
— 2 nights
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Cologne, Germany
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Liege, Belgium

— 3 nights

The Fervent City

Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
Ardennes American Cemetery and Chateau de Bouillon will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bastogne War Museum and Cathedral de Liege (Liege Cathedral). Explore Liege's surroundings by going to Forestia (in Theux), Mardasson Memorial (in Bastogne) and Point de vue sur Frahan (in Rochehaut). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at La Roche-aux-Faucons, appreciate the extensive heritage of Coteaux de la Citadelle, contemplate the long history of Citadelle de Dinant, and admire the striking features of Gare de Liege-Guillemins.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Liege trip app.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Brussels Airport, Liège Airport and Brussels South Charleroi Airport. In June, daytime highs in Liege are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 4th (Sat), you're off to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Liege

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Eindhoven, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

City of Lights

The capital of Dutch industrial design, Eindhoven is known as the "City of Light." This is thanks to the technology company, Phillips, which has its base here and hosts many light projects in buildings around the city.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Philips Museum, then examine the collection at DAF Museum, and then walk around Genneper Parken. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Strijp-S, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Noordbrabants Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Catharinakerk.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Eindhoven planner.

Getting from Liege to Eindhoven by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Antwerp.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Antwerp, Belgium

— 4 nights
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Get some historical perspective at Historic Centre of Brugge and The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde. You'll explore and learn at Groeningemuseum and Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Antwerp: Bruges (Diamond Museum, Belfry of Bruges, &more) and Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Gravensteen, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), admire the striking features of Antwerpen-Centraal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Carolus Borromeus Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Paul's Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Antwerp road trip planner.

You can drive from Eindhoven to Antwerp in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Reims.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Reims, France

— 1 night

City of Kings

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
On the 11th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Basilique Saint-Remi, admire the striking features of Palais du Tau, then admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims, then admire the local landmark of Fontaine Sube, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Surrender.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Reims trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Antwerp to Reims in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June in Reims, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to London.

Things to do in Reims

Historic Sites · Museums

London, United Kingdom

— 6 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Tower of London and Buckingham Palace. Appreciate the collections at The British Museum and National Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: East Sussex Falconry (in Herstmonceux), Coda Falconry (in Waltham Abbey) and The Hawking Centre (in Doddington). There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and experience rural life at Abbotts View AlpacasAbbotts View Farm.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the London trip app.

Fly from Reims to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Reims to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Reims in June, you will find days in London are little chillier (23°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to fly to Liverpool.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Liverpool, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Appreciate the collections at Conwy Castle and Merseyside Maritime Museum. Visit Sizergh Castle and World Museum for their historical value. Explore Liverpool's surroundings by going to Predator Experience (in Ayside), Caernarfon Castle (in Caernarfon) and Holy Trinity Parish Church (in Ashford-in-the-Water). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Chatsworth House, see the interesting displays at The Beatles Story, take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, and take an in-depth tour of Eyam Plague Village Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Liverpool trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from London to Liverpool takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. June in Liverpool sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Esbjerg.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Esbjerg, Denmark

— 3 nights
Esbjerg is a seaport town and seat of Esbjerg Municipality on the west coast of the Jutland peninsula in southwest Denmark. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Marbaek-Omraadet, steep yourself in history at Ribe Vikinge Center, and then don't miss a visit to Mennesket ved havet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museet Ribes Vikinger, look for all kinds of wild species at Vadehavscentret, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ribe Domkirke, then get a taste of the local shopping with Ribe Glas ved Erna Moeller, and finally don't miss a visit to Esbjerg Skibet.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Esbjerg attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Liverpool to Esbjerg with the Route module. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Liverpool in June, Esbjerg is a bit cooler at night with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Esbjerg

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Moscow, Russia

— 4 nights

Third Rome

Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Red Square and Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Saint Basil's Cathedral and Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moscow: Temple of the Holy Face of the Savior (in Ubory) and Bird Park Vorobyi (in Vorobi). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Moscow Kremlin, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, learn about all things military at Armoury Chamber, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vysoko-Petrovskiy Monastery.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Moscow route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Esbjerg to Moscow. Traveling from Esbjerg to Moscow, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. June in Moscow sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Tbilisi, Georgia

— 4 nights
On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Narikala Fortress and Jvari Church. Visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi for their historical value. Step out of Tbilisi with an excursion to Mtskheta Church of the Holy Cross in Mtskheta--about 34 minutes away. Spend the 2nd (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Tsminda Sameba Cathedral, take in the views from The Bridge of Peace, take a memorable drive along Rustaveli Avenue, and explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Illusions.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tbilisi trip website.

You can fly from Moscow to Tbilisi in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Moscow to Tbilisi due to the time zone difference. In June, Tbilisi is a bit warmer than Moscow - with highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Milan.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Milan, Italy

— 4 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Duomo di Milano and Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Castello Sforzesco and Arena di Verona will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Universal Diving School (in Alzate Brianza) and Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Museo di Castelvecchio, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Tbilisi to Milan takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tbilisi to Milan, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Monaco-Ville.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Monaco-Ville, Monaco

— 2 nights
Jutting out of the dramatic cliffs of Monaco sits Monaco-Ville, one of the nation's oldest towns.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Musee D’Anthropologie Prehistorique, see what you can catch with aliceBoat, then admire the landmark architecture of Place du Palais, then pause for some photo ops at Hommage des Colonies Etrangeres Statue, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Stamps and Money Museum, then contemplate the long history of Vieux Monaco, and then make a trip to Prince's Palace.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Monaco-Ville trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Milan to Monaco-Ville in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Milan in July, Monaco-Ville is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Lausanne.

Things to do in Monaco-Ville

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Lausanne, Switzerland

— 4 nights

Swiss San Francisco

Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau de Chillon and Einstein House (Einsteinhaus). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chaplin's World and Gruyeres Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Bern (Rose Garden (Rosengarten), Barenpark, &more) and HR Giger Museum (in Gruyeres). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise de Saint-Sulpice, go for a stroll along the water at Le Port d'Ouchy, step aboard La Suisse - Belle Epoque - paddle steamboat, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Escaliers du Marche.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lausanne travel route builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Monaco-Ville to Lausanne with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to fly to Zurich.

Things to do in Lausanne

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Zurich, Switzerland

— 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get some cultural insight at Friedhof Fluntern and Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). Museum-lovers will appreciate Landesmuseum and ARTBOX.GALLERY. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, &more) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). There's still lots to do: stop by Old Town and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Lausanne to Zurich by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Zurich are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Jena.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Jena, Germany

— 2 nights
Jena is a German university city and the second largest city in Thuringia. On the 20th (Wed), ponder the design of Theaterbrunnen, take an in-depth tour of Goethe National Museum, admire the natural beauty at Goethes Gartenhaus, then contemplate the long history of Schillers Wohnhaus, and finally examine the collection at Zeiss-Planetarium. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your bearings at Duchess Anna Amalia Library, then admire the masterpieces at Bauhaus-Museum Weimar, and then explore the galleries of Buchenwald Memorial.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Jena online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Zurich to Jena in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In July, daily temperatures in Jena can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Dortmund.

Things to do in Jena

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Dortmund, Germany

— 2 nights

Green Metropolis

Though its major passion may be soccer, Dortmund offers visitors more than just historical sports venues.
On the 22nd (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Bergehalde Grosses Holz, see the interesting displays at Brewery Museum Dortmund, then explore the engaging exhibits at German Football Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Lwl Industrial Museum Zollern. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Westfalenpark, then examine the collection at German Mining Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Museum Folkwang, and finally contemplate the long history of Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen.

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Traveling by flight from Jena to Dortmund takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Dortmund, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Dortmund

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cologne, Germany

— 3 nights

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Appreciate the collections at Wallraf-Richartz Museum and Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum). Popular historic sites such as Cologne Cathedral and Eltz Castle are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cologne: Ehrenbreitstein Fortress (in Koblenz) and Wild- & Erlebnispark Daun (in Daun). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig, see the interesting displays at NS Documentation Centre of the City of Cologne, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Maria Himmelfahrt, and take in the views from Hohenzollern Bridge.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Cologne online vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Dortmund to Cologne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cologne are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips