56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Bologna, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Nice, France
— 5 nights
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Arjuzanx, France
— 1 night
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Rennes, France
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Leuven, Belgium
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 5 nights

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Doge's Palace and Museo Correr. Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Cappella dei Notai, Casa di Giulietta, &more), Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more) and Lio Piccolo (in Cavallino-Treporti). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, steep yourself in history at Squero di San Trovaso, and explore the historical opulence of Ca' d'Oro.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Venice trip app.

Waregem, Belgium to Venice is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Waregem in March: highs in Venice hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna and Museo Civico Archeologico will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica San Vitale and Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe. Change things up with these side-trips from Bologna: Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo (in Ravenna) and Parma (Cattedrale di Parma & Camera di San Paolo). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Petronio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, appreciate the extensive heritage of Complesso Monumentale San Michele In Bosco, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Domenico.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bologna online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Venice to Bologna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Bologna, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

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Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe ©
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John. Museum-lovers will appreciate Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Siena (Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico & Duomo di Siena). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and view the masterpieces at M.G. Design.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence online sightseeing planner.

Take a train from Bologna to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Florence sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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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.
Visit Colosseum and Pantheon for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Stanze di Raffaello. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and get engrossed in the history at Musei Capitolini.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Rome are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Rome

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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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Nice, France

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Palais Lascaris and Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lérins Islands and Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Massif du Tanneron (in Tanneron), Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews (in La Napoule-Plage) and Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St Pierre & Paul, stop by Vieille Ville, and wander the streets of Le Suquet.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Nice trip site.

Fly from Rome to Nice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March in Nice, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Arjuzanx.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris

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Arjuzanx, France

Arjuzanx ©
On the 24th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Site d'Arjuzanx.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Arjuzanx online driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nice to Arjuzanx. Traveling from Nice in March, expect little chillier with lows of 4°C in Arjuzanx. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rennes.

Things to do in Arjuzanx

Wildlife · Parks
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Site d'Arjuzanx ©
Site d'Arjuzanx

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Rennes, France

Rennes ©
Many tour guides skip Rennes, a "City of Art and History," but that doesn't mean you should.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): slough off your stress at Awelys Spa Privatif, get your game on at Escape Yourself Rennes, then see the interesting displays at Espace des Sciences, and finally examine the collection at Musee de Bretagne. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Fougeres, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Samson, and finally explore by horseback at Poney Club de Combourg.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rennes trip planner.

You can drive from Arjuzanx to Rennes in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Arjuzanx, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rennes, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Rennes

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Baths

Side Trips

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Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©
Chateau de Fougeres ©
Chateau de Fougeres
Cathedrale Saint-Samson
Cathedrale Saint-Samson

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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Montmartre. You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & Palace of Versailles). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Saint-Germain-des-Pres.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Paris online tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Rennes to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Let the collections at Anne Frank House and Rijksmuseum capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Settels-Roofvogels (in Amersfoort), Haarlem (Teylers Museum, Grote Markt, &more) and Ocean Legends Tours (in Almere). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, wander the streets of The Jordaan, get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam road trip site.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to The Hague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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The Hague, The Netherlands

The Hague ©

Judicial Capital of the World

Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and Louwman Museum The Hague. Explore The Hague's surroundings by going to Landtong Rozenburg (in Rozenburg), Euromast (in Rotterdam) and World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk). There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on Verita's Visit, admire the masterpieces at Kunstmuseum Den Haag, see the interesting displays at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), and get engrossed in the history at Panorama Mesdag.

You can plan The Hague trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Amsterdam to The Hague in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles ©
Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles
Nieuwe Kerk ©
Nieuwe Kerk

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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.
Historic Centre of Brugge and Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Groeningemuseum and Museum Voor Schone Kunsten. Change things up with these side-trips from Bruges: Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral & Graffiti Street) and In Flanders Fields Museum (in Ieper (Ypres)). The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, enjoy unforgettable views with Bruges Ballooning, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and see the interesting displays at Friet Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bruges online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from The Hague to Bruges in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Bruges sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

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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.
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Belgian Comic Strip Center will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Place and Atomium. Step out of Brussels to go to Halle and see Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’', which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), steep yourself in history at Parc du Cinquantenaire, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, and explore the world behind art at Musée d'Ixelles.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Brussels trip tool.

Drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Leuven.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique

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Leuven, Belgium

Leuven ©
The ancient city of Leuven supports an old Catholic university and offers interesting architecture, botanical gardens, and great breweries.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Peter's Church Sint-Pieterskerk, examine the collection at M - Museum Leuven, then look for gifts at Chocolaterie Guy Raets-Putseys, then admire the striking features of Groot Begijnhof, and finally admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden Kruidtuin.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Leuven trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Brussels to Leuven in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. April in Leuven sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Antwerp.

Things to do in Leuven

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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Groot Begijnhof ©
Groot Begijnhof
Saint Peter's Church Sint-Pieterskerk ©
Saint Peter's Church Sint-Pieterskerk
M - Museum Leuven ©
M - Museum Leuven

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Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Let the collections at Gravensteen and Museum De Reede capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort Van Duffel and MAS - Museum aan de Stroom. Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (St Michael's Bridge, Ghent City Center, &more), Heidebos (in Wachtebeke) and Damvallei (in Destelbergen). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Molsbroek, steep yourself in history at Begijnhof Hoogstraten, get engrossed in the history at Museum Plantin-Moretus, and look for gifts at Pierre Marcolini.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Antwerp tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Leuven to Antwerp takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Antwerp can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei

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