56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 6 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 7 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Verona, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Assisi, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 6 nights
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Nice, France
— 6 nights
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Cauterets, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 6 nights

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Nyhavn and Grabrodretorv. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rosenborg Castle and National Museum of Denmark. Venture out of the city with trips to Fuglereservat Vaserne (in Birkerod) and Arboretet (in Hoersholm). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Visit Carlsberg Brand Store, take a stroll through Stroeget, and see the interesting displays at Den Kongelige Afstobningssamling.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Copenhagen attractions app.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiport is Copenhagen Kastrup Airport. In March, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Side Trips

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

7
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Landesmuseum will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum POST AB! and Old Town. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (in Glarus), Wildpark Roggenhausen (in Aarau) and AdventureRooms Chur (in Chur). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen, tour along fresh powder with hike.ch, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Zurich trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Copenhagen in March, expect nights in Zurich to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Zurich

Wildlife · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

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Mountain
Maennlichen
4.7
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Wildlife Area
Mt Pilatus
4.7

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.
Get some cultural insight at Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco. Your inner history buff will appreciate Piazza San Marco and Basilica of St. Anthony. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Y-40 The Deep Joy (in Montegrotto Terme) and Padua (Piazza della Frutta, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Venezia.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Venice trip builder app.

Getting from Zurich to Venice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in March; daily highs in Venice reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

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Specialty Museum
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

4
nights
Verona, Italy

Verona ©

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Let the collections at Fondazione Bisazza and Casa di Giulietta capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Parco Comunale delle Incisioni Rupestri di Luine and San Fermo Maggiore, Verona. Explore Verona's surroundings by going to Vicenza (Basilica dei Santi Felice e Fortunato & Santuario della Madonna di Monte Berico) and Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova (in Mantua). There's much more to do: see where the action happens at Arena di Verona, steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, step into the grandiose world of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, and take a memorable tour with Nautica Mare.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Verona day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in March, things will get much warmer in Verona: highs are around 34°C and lows about 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
4.7
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World heritage site
Museo di Castelvecchio
4.4

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.
Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Basilica of Santa Croce. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Pitti Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence visit planner.

Getting from Verona to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Verona in March: high temperatures in Florence hover around 17°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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

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Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and San Damiano. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo del Pianoforte Storico e del Suono and Azienda Agraria Saio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Assisi: Montioni Frantoio e Cantina (in Montefalco) and Perugia (Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria & Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano Giuditta Brozzetti). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, and steep yourself in history at Basilica di Santa Chiara.

Start your trip to Assisi by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. March in Assisi sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

6
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Pantheon. Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Stanze di Raffaello capture your imagination. When in Rome, make a side trip to see Villa Adriana in Tivoli, approximately Tivoli away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rome tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Rome sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trips

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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
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Must see
Pantheon
4.8

6
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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get some historical perspective at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Chiesa di San Giovanni a Carbonara. Duomo di Ravello and Museo della Carta are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale (in Ravello), Valle delle Ferriere (in Amalfi) and Spas (in Minori). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, contemplate the long history of Castel Nuovo - Maschio Angioino, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and see the interesting displays at Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Naples trip planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Naples are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Pompeii Archaeological Park
4.6
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Religious Site
Duomo di Ravello
4.2
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Specialty Museum
Museo della Carta
4.4

6
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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.
Lérins Islands and Saint-Paul de Vence will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Palais Lascaris and Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague (in Valbonne), Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs (in St-Paul-de-Vence) and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews (in La Napoule-Plage). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, and see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Nice sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Naples to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Nice, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Cauterets.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Historic Walking Area
Saint-Paul de Vence
4.6

1
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Cauterets, France

Cauterets ©
Revered as a spa town and ski resort, Cauterets is a leisurely place well known for its abundant, naturally warm thermal springs and winter sports, such as skiing.
On the 19th (Mon), get a dose of the wild on Caminando.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cauterets trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Nice to Cauterets in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Cauterets

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Caminando
4.9

6
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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.
Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and The Paris Catacombs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & Palace of Versailles). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, don't miss a visit to Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, take a stroll through Montmartre, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Paris sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Cauterets to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Must see
Louvre Museum
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World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0

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