57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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57 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Zurich, Switzerland
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Paris, France
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Rouen, France
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + train + Drive:  4​h
6
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Ambleside, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
12
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
13
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
14
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
15
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Zurich, Switzerland

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Get some cultural insight at Van Gogh Museum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk), Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel) and Uitkijkduin Petten (in Petten). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Amsterdam travel planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Wildlife Museums Parks

Side Trips

Uitkijkduin Petten, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, 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

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.
Groeningemuseum and Gravensteen are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Historic Centre of Brugge and Saint Bavo's Cathedral. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Folklore Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Grand Place and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). Museum-lovers will get to explore Atomium and Belgian Comic Strip Center. Step out of Brussels to go to Antwerp and see Chocolate Nation, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum, see where the action happens at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and don't miss a visit to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Brussels vacation maker website .

Traveling by train from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Montmartre will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Louvre Museum, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

4
nights
Rouen, France

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Do some cultural sightseeing at American Cemetery & Memorial and Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux. Get some historical perspective at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery. Explore Rouen's surroundings by going to Reserve Ornithologique Du Gros Banc (in Merville-Franceville-Plage), La Roche d'Oetre (in Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne) and Bayeux War Cemetery (in Bayeux). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, steep yourself in history at Pegasus Memorial, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, and hike along Chemin des Sources Bleues.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rouen tour builder .

Getting from Paris to Rouen by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. March in Rouen sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bayeux, La Roche d'Oetre, Reserve Ornithologique Du Gros Banc, Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery, American Cemetery & Memorial
Highlights from your plan
American Cemetery & Memorial ©
American Cemetery & Memorial
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. Natural History Museum and Churchill War Rooms will appeal to museum buffs. Go for a jaunt from London to Amesbury to see Stonehenge about 1h 40 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, examine the collection at The British Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the London attractions planning site .

Traveling by car from Rouen to London takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
nights
Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom

Bourton-on-the-Water ©
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Do some cultural sightseeing at St Mary's Church and Combe Mill. Your inner history buff will appreciate Hailes Church and St. Peter's Church. Explore Bourton-on-the-Water's surroundings by going to St. Mary's Church (in Fairford), Westonbirt Arboretum (in Tetbury) and Cirencester (Corinium Museum & Elemental Sculpture Park). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Greystones Farm, steep yourself in history at Malmesbury Market Cross, walk around Cirencester Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Oswald's Church.

Find out how to plan Bourton-on-the-Water trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from London to Bourton-on-the-Water takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Bourton-on-the-Water can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Winchcombe, Cirencester, Burford, Westonbirt Arboretum, Church of St Peter & St Paul
Highlights from your plan
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Hailes Church ©
Hailes Church
Combe Mill ©
Combe Mill

4
nights
Ambleside, United Kingdom

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Visit Castle Crag and St Catherine's Chruch for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Jesus Church and St John's in the Vale. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ambleside: Predator Experience (in Ayside), Smardale Gill Nature Reserve (in Kirkby Stephen) and Keld Chapel (in Shap). There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Alpacaly Ever After, identify plant and animal life at Moss Eccles Tarn, stroll through The Howk, and take in the awesome beauty at Haweswater Reservoir.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ambleside online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bourton-on-the-Water to Ambleside takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cockermouth, Predator Experience, Eycott Nature Reserve, Sandscale Haws National Nature Reserve, St John's in the Vale
Highlights from your plan
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Jesus Church ©
Jesus Church

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close. Appreciate the collections at National Museum of Scotland and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Step out of Edinburgh to go to Strathblane and see Strathblane Falconry, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at BobCat Alpacas, explore the galleries of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, get to know the fascinating history of Edinburgh Old Town, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Fort William, United Kingdom

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Get a sense of the local culture at Brochs at Glenelg - Dun Telve & Dun Troddan and Laggan Parish Church. Your inner history buff will appreciate Castle Tioram and Well of the Seven Heads. Venture out of the city with trips to Glen Etive (in Glencoe Village), Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve (in Strontian) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Glencoe Lochan, brush up on your military savvy at The Commando Museum, explore the striking landscape at Loch Morar, and explore the activities along Loch Linnhe Picnic Area.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort William trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Glencoe Village, Laggan, Castle Tioram, Glenfinnan Church, Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Castle Tioram ©
Castle Tioram
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive

4
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nigg Old Church and St Ninians Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore), RSPB - Insh Marshes (in Kingussie) and Abernethy National Nature Reserve (in Nethy Bridge). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn, take in breathtaking views at Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve, and take in nature's colorful creations at Boat of Garten Community Garden.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Inverness day trip website .

You can drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aviemore, Abernethy National Nature Reserve, Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve, Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve, Nigg Old Church
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Nigg Old Church ©
Nigg Old Church
RSPB - Insh Marshes ©
RSPB - Insh Marshes

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rosenborg Castle and Grabrodretorv. Nyhavn and Amalienborg are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark, explore the world behind art at Thorvaldsens Museum, contemplate the long history of Kastellet, and examine the collection at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

Make your Copenhagen itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Inverness to Copenhagen takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Inverness to Copenhagen is 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Popular historic sites such as Charlottenburg Palace and Memorial of the Berlin Wall are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Pergamonmuseum and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Topographie des Terrors, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and make a trip to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Berlin trip planning site .

You can fly from Copenhagen to Berlin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin ©
THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topographie des Terrors ©
Topographie des Terrors

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
Popular historic sites such as Nymphenburg Palace and St. Michael's Church are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Munich Residenz and Alte Pinakothek. Go for a jaunt from Munich to Hohenschwangau to see Schloss Neuschwanstein about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at New Pinakothek, make a trip to Marienplatz, take an in-depth tour of Bavarian National Museum (Bayerisches Nationalmuseum), and admire the striking features of Frauenkirche.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Munich trip itinerary builder site .

Fly from Berlin to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Schloss Neuschwanstein
Highlights from your plan
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein

4
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Palais Lascaris and Ruines de Chateauneuf Villevieille. Get a sense of the local culture at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and La Madone d'Utelle. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague (in Valbonne), Parc des Rives du Loup (in La Colle sur Loup) and Sentier Jean Francois Jube (in Le Pradet). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Pierre & Paul, step into the grandiose world of Ruines de Rocca Sparviera, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read Nice tour planner .

Fly from Munich to Nice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Munich in April, with highs in Nice at 20°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Sentier Jean Francois Jube, Arboretum du Mont-Gros, Ruines de Rocca Sparviera, Musee des Coquillages, Musee du Bastion
Highlights from your plan
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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