57 days in Europe & South America Itinerary

57 days in Europe & South America Itinerary

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57 days in Europe & South America Itinerary

Start: Paris, France
train:  3​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + train + Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
train:  2​h
5
York, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
6
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
7
Aarhus, Denmark
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
8
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
9
Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
10
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
11
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
12
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h
13
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
14
Bern, Switzerland
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Paris, France

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Visit Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk), Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel) and Uitkijkduin Petten (in Petten). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, identify plant and animal life at Het Twiske, and examine the collection at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam vacation builder app .

Paris, France to Amsterdam is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Wildlife Museums Parks

Side Trips

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Uitkijkduin Petten, Regte Heide & Riels Laag, Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

5
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Let the collections at Atomium and Belgian Comic Strip Center capture your imagination. Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Brussels with an excursion to Chocolate Nation in Antwerp--about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum, contemplate the long history of Maison d'Erasme, and admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Brussels trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Chocolate Nation
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Groeningemuseum and Basilica of the Holy Blood. Get some historical perspective at Historic Centre of Brugge and Gruuthusemuseum. Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (Gravensteen & Saint Bavo's Cathedral). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, get engrossed in the history at Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, and identify plant and animal life at De Fonteintjes.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Bruges trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Bruges are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Ghent
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Natural History Museum and Westminster Abbey. Visit St. Paul's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: St John the Baptist (in Burford), Swinbrook (St Mary's Church & St Oswald's Church) and Greystones Farm (in Bourton-on-the-Water). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, and make a trip to Tower of London.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the London day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Bruges to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bruges to London due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Burford, Greystones Farm, St Nicholas Church, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Popular historic sites such as St Lawrence Church and Holy Trinity Parish Church are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at National Railway Museum and St Lawrences Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Holly Hagg (in Sheffield), South Cave Falconry (in South Cave) and SMJ Falconry (in Oxenhope). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Smardale Gill Nature Reserve and explore the historical opulence of Brough Castle.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the York trip maker website .

You can take a train from London to York in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. March in York sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Walworth Castle Birds of Prey, St Lawrence Church, Holy Trinity Parish Church, Stockley Farm Birds of Prey Centre, South Cave Falconry
Highlights from your plan
Walworth Castle Birds of Prey ©
Walworth Castle Birds of Prey
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Brough Castle ©
Brough Castle

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Scotland and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (in Glasgow) and Strathblane Falconry (in Strathblane). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at BobCat Alpacas, get interesting insight from Tours, don't miss a visit to Calton Hill, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Edinburgh Old Town.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planner.

You can take a train from York to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In March in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Aarhus.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Dalhousie Castle Falconry, Strathblane Falconry
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

3
nights
Aarhus, Denmark

Aarhus ©
Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel. Home to a young population, the city has a reputation for producing internationally known pop and rock musicians.
Get some cultural insight at Kyst- og Fjordcentret and Todbjerg Kirke. You'll explore and learn at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum and Besaettelsesmuseet. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Aarslev Engso, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Elsted Kirke, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town in Aarhus.

For other places to visit and tourist information, read our Aarhus trip maker tool .

Getting from Edinburgh to Aarhus by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Aarhus due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Aarhus can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can catch the train to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Aarhus

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Kyst- og Fjordcentret
Highlights from your plan
Old Town in Aarhus ©
Old Town in Aarhus
Tilst Kirke ©
Tilst Kirke
Tranbjerg Kirke ©
Tranbjerg Kirke

4
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Rosenborg Castle and Amalienborg. Let the collections at National Museum of Denmark and Den Kongelige Afstobningssamling capture your imagination. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral, examine the collection at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, and admire the landmark architecture of Thorvaldsens Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen holiday planner .

You can take a train from Aarhus to Copenhagen in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

5
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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 a sense of the local culture at Piazza San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. You'll explore and learn at Doge's Palace and Ca' Rezzonico. Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Museo di Castelvecchio, & more) and Padua (Scrovegni Chapel, Chiesa degli Eremitani, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, and snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Venice day trip tool .

Getting from Copenhagen to Venice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Copenhagen in April, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Padua, Verona
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
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 Palazzo Vecchio. Get a sense of the local culture at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Academy Of Florence Art Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa), Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Duomo di Siena, & more) and Basilica San Vitale (in Ravenna). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Pitti Palace, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, and take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip planner .

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Siena, Basilica San Vitale, Leaning Tower of Pisa
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

5
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Step out of Rome with an excursion to Villa Adriana in Tivoli--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Rome are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Montevideo.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

1
night
Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo ©
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take a stroll through Pocitos, then make a trip to Plaza Independencia, then get engrossed in the history at Cabildo de Montevideo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Montevideo online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Rome to Montevideo in 18.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Uruguay Time (UYT), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Rome in April since evenings lows in Montevideo dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Montevideo

Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Pocitos ©
Pocitos
Cabildo de Montevideo ©
Cabildo de Montevideo

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum Rietberg and Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Appenzell (Museum Appenzell & St Mauritius Church), Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (in Glarus) and Landsgemeindeplatz (in Trogen). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Biosphaere Entlebuch, wander the streets of Old Town, take in the exciting artwork at ARTBOX.GALLERY, and see the interesting displays at Zurich James Joyce Foundation.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zurich travel planner.

You can fly from Montevideo to Zurich in 18 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Montevideo to Zurich is 4 hours. In April, Zurich is little chillier than Montevideo - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Appenzell, Biosphaere Entlebuch, Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, Landsgemeindeplatz
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg

1
night
Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): examine the collection at Schweizerisches , take an in-depth tour of Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, see the interesting displays at Museum fur Kommunikation, then examine the collection at Kindermuseum Creaviva, and finally see the interesting displays at Klingende Sammlung.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bern online trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Zurich to Bern in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Bern are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bern

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kindermuseum Creaviva ©
Kindermuseum Creaviva
Schweizerisches ©
Schweizerisches

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