57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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57 days in Europe 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
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Bath, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
York, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
7
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
10
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
11
Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
12
Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
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.
Van Gogh Museum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Anne Frank House and Willet-Holthuysen Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk), Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel) and Uitkijkduin Petten (in Petten). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), see the interesting displays at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and contemplate the waterfront views at Het Twiske.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam driving holiday planner .

Paris, France to Amsterdam is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. In March in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Wildlife Museums Parks

Side Trips

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Uitkijkduin Petten, Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, Regte Heide & Riels Laag
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.
You'll explore and learn at Atomium and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Do some cultural sightseeing at Grand Place and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). Take a break from Brussels with a short trip to Chocolate Nation in Antwerp, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), learn about all things military at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta).

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels online trip builder .

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Brussels are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to take a 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Groeningemuseum and Gravensteen. Museum-lovers will appreciate Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum and Friet Museum. Step out of Bruges with an excursion to Saint Bavo's Cathedral in Ghent--about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Savior Cathedral (Sint-Salvatorskathedraal), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and don't miss a visit to The Markt.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Bruges road trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Bruges sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

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

6
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Natural History Museum and National Gallery. The British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Joe's Bows (in Hernhill), The Hawking Centre (in Doddington) and The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Bruges to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Bruges to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. March in London sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Hawking Centre, The Big Cat Sanctuary, Joe's Bows
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Somerset Crafts and Stonehenge. The Roman Baths and St Mary's Church will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Mary's Church (in Fairford), WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge) and Cirencester (All Saints Church & Cirencester Park). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, explore the striking landscape of Monastery garden prinknash, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hailes Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bath trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from London to Bath by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Cirencester, Burford, Winchcombe, Malmesbury Market Cross, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

5
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.
Appreciate the collections at National Railway Museum and Kohima Museum. Visit St Lawrence Church and Brough Castle for their historical value. Explore York's surroundings by going to Holly Hagg (in Sheffield), SMJ Falconry (in Oxenhope) and Walworth Castle Birds of Prey (in Walworth). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Smardale Gill Nature Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at St Lawrences Church, get advice or help at The Wonkey Donkey Visitors Centre, and make a trip to Holy Trinity Parish Church.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our York road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Bath to York takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

South Cave, St Lawrence Church, SMJ Falconry, The Donkey Sanctuary, Holly Hagg
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.
Edinburgh Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Scotland and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (in Glasgow) and Strathblane Falconry (in Strathblane). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at BobCat Alpacas, visit a coastal fixture at Calton Hill, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh vacation maker tool .

Traveling by train from York to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In March, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Visit Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery) and Landsgemeindeplatz for their historical value. Let the collections at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Museum Rietberg capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Kunstmuseum Appenzell (in Appenzell), Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (in Glarus) and Biosphaere Entlebuch (in Lucerne). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and shop like a local with Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich day trip planning app .

Getting from Edinburgh to Zurich by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Edinburgh to Zurich, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Milano and Castello Sforzesco. Popular historic sites such as Santuario Madonna del Soccorso and Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata (in Lodi), Como (I Falconieri del Feudo & Sentiero 6 - Valbasca) and Museo Egizio (in Turin). It doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and examine the collection at Museo Etnografico E Naturalistico Val Sanagra.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Milan vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Zurich to Milan in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in April: highs in Milan hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Como, Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata, Museo Etnografico E Naturalistico Val Sanagra, Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino, Museo Egizio
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Basilica di Santa Croce. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa), Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Duomo di Siena, & more) and Basilica San Vitale (in Ravenna). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a 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
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

6
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pantheon and Piazza Navona. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Natura e Fattoria Didattica Voloalto, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

Plan a trip to Rome easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Doge's Palace and Museo Ebraico di Venezia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazza San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel. Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Museo di Castelvecchio, & more) and Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani & Basilica di Sant’Antonio). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, see the interesting displays at Ca' Rezzonico, and enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Venice online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

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

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