56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Mons, Belgium
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Cologne, Germany
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 6 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 6 nights

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Let the collections at Groeningemuseum and Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum capture your imagination. Historic Centre of Brugge and Saint Bavo's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bruges: Ghent (Graffiti Street, Graslei and Korenlei, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, steep yourself in history at The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, see the interesting displays at Historium Brugge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Bruges trip app.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Bruges is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Bruges are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Mons.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

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Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Historic Centre of Brugge
4.8
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Castle
Gravensteen
4.4
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Art Museum
Groeningemuseum
4.3

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Mons, Belgium

Mons ©
Not far from Brussels, Mons is home to a World Heritage Site, the former home of Van Gogh, and Roman ruins.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): learn about all things military at Mons Memorial Museum, stroll the grounds of St Symphorien Military Cemetery, then brush up on your military savvy at Musee international du Carnaval et du Masque, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Collegiale Sainte-Waudru.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mons trip maker.

You can drive from Bruges to Mons in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daily temperatures in Mons can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Mons

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

5
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
You'll explore and learn at Atomium and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Grand Place and Cathedral of Our Lady will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Antwerp (MAS - Museum aan de Stroom & Saint Paul's Church). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum, see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip site.

Traveling by car from Mons to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8
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World heritage site
Grand Place
4.8

3
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cologne Cathedral and Museum Ludwig. Explore Cologne's surroundings by going to Schleiden (Wilder Kermeter Natur-Erlebnispark & Nationalpark Eifel), Sengbachtalsperre (in Solingen) and Dive4Life (in Siegburg). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lindenthaler Tierpark.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cologne online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Cologne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Cologne are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Cologne

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Wildlife Area
Nationalpark Eifel
4.7
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World heritage site
Cologne Cathedral
4.8
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Art Museum
Museum Ludwig
4.3

6
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Town and Church of St. Peter. Get some cultural insight at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Landesmuseum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken), Maennlichen (in Grindelwald) and Lucerne (Hofkirche & Bourbaki Panorama). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, fly down the slopes at Mt Pilatus, examine the collection at Uhren Sammlung Kellenberger, and test your problem-solving skills at AdventureRooms Chur.

To find reviews and more tourist information, go to the Zurich trip maker app.

Do a combination of train and flight from Cologne to Zurich in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Zurich

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Mountain
Maennlichen
4.7
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Wildlife Area
Mt Pilatus
4.7
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Neighborhood
Old Town
4.6

6
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Piazza Navona. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, make a trip to Roman Forum, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rome itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in March: high temperatures in Rome hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Must see
Vatican Museums
4.2
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Must see
Pantheon
4.8

2
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Siena, Italy

Siena ©

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, make a trip to Piazza del Campo, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, admire the masterpieces at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, and then make a trip to Centro Storico di Siena.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Siena visit planner.

Getting from Rome to Siena by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March in Siena, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Duomo di Siena
4.8
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World heritage site
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico
4.5
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World heritage site
Piazza del Campo
4.8

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Mus.e Firenze. Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica of Santa Croce are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Florence to Pisa to see Leaning Tower of Pisa about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Siena to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4
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World heritage site
Pitti Palace
4.4

5
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Doge's Palace and Piazza San Marco will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Museo Correr. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Verona (Piazza delle Erbe, San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, &more), Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more) and Y-40 The Deep Joy (in Montegrotto Terme). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campo del Ghetto, and contemplate the long history of Squero di San Trovaso.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip maker.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Venice

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Doge's Palace
4.7
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Historic Walking Area
Piazza San Marco
4.4
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4

5
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Get some historical perspective at Nymphenburg Palace and Schloss Neuschwanstein. Let the collections at Alte Pinakothek and BMW Welt capture your imagination. Step out of Munich to go to Burgberg im Allgaeu and see Familien-Vital-Park, which is approximately 2 hours away. Next up on the itinerary: engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, explore the world behind art at Pinakothek der Moderne, and discover the deep blue sea with DIVESPORT.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Munich route builder.

You can fly from Venice to Munich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Venice in April, things will get little chillier in Munich: highs are around 16°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
Alte Pinakothek
4.5
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Historic Site
Nymphenburg Palace
4.5

3
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Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Get some historical perspective at Neumuenster and St. Sebaldus Church. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fortress Marienberg and St. Lorenz Church. Go for a jaunt from Nuremberg to Wurzburg to see Würzburg Residence about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, see the interesting displays at Toy Museum, and steep yourself in history at Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds).

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Nuremberg road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Nuremberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Würzburg Residence
4.7

5
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Berlin, Germany

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Get some cultural insight at Pergamonmuseum and Memorial of the Berlin Wall. Your inner history buff will appreciate East Side Gallery and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. Take a break from Berlin with a short trip to Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz in Lubben, about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and see some colorful creatures with Tauchschule Linek.

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Getting from Nuremberg to Berlin by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Walking tours
4.8
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Art Museum
Pergamonmuseum
4.4
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Specialty Museum
Topography of Terror
4.5

6
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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Get a sense of the local culture at Nyhavn and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Denmark and Visit Carlsberg Brand Store. Take a break from Copenhagen with a short trip to Fuglereservat Vaserne in Birkerod, about 32 minutes away. Pack the 23rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Tivoli Gardens. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), admire the striking features of Kastellet, and examine the collection at Den Kongelige Afstobningssamling.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Berlin to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Side Trip

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Historic Walking Area
Nyhavn
4.5
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History Museum
National Museum of Denmark
4.4

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