57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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57 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, Holland
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Nice, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Naples, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
subway + train:  3​h
7
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
9
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
10
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  6​h 45​min
11
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
12
Ambleside, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
13
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
14
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam, Holland

2
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 Historic Centre of Brugge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Basilica of the Holy Blood and Holy Savior Cathedral (Sint-Salvatorskathedraal). Get out of town with these interesting Bruges side-trips: Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Gravensteen, & more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, get engrossed in the history at Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and admire the masterpieces at Gruuthusemuseum.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruges road trip planning app .

Amsterdam, Holland to Bruges is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also 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 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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.
Appreciate the collections at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Atomium. Popular historic sites such as Grand Place and Parc du Cinquantenaire are in your itinerary. Take a break from Brussels with a short trip to Chocolate Nation in Antwerp, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center, brush up on your military savvy at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History, and steep yourself in history at Maison d'Erasme.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) 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

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palace of Versailles and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen & Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, make a trip to Cemiterio de Pere-Lachaise, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Paris journey builder app .

Take a train from Brussels to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Paris are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rouen, Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
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 Église Saint Veran. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Ruines de Chateauneuf Villevieille. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Parc des Rives du Loup (in La Colle sur Loup), Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews (in La Napoule-Plage) and Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins (in Mougins). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague, take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Collegiale Saint Paul, trek along Sentier Jean Francois Jube, and explore the historical opulence of Ruines de Rocca Sparviera.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nice route planner.

Getting from Paris to Nice by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in March, things will get a bit warmer in Nice: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Utelle, Coaraze, Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague, La Collegiale Saint Paul, Parc des Rives du Loup
Highlights from your plan
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris

4
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Pompeii Archaeological Park and Museo Cappella Sansevero will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Galleria Borbonica and Museo delle Arti Sanitarie. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Chiesa della Santissima Annunziata (in Salerno), Vietri sul Mare (Sol’Art Ceramiche & Museo provinciale della Ceramica) and Ruderi della Basilica di Sant'Eustachio (in Scala). And it doesn't end there: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, take an in-depth tour of Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, and examine the collection at Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Naples journey website .

You can fly from Nice to Naples in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Fishing Charters & Tours, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Paestum Ruins, Chiesa della Santissima Annunziata
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

3
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo and Duomo di Ravello are good opportunities to explore the local culture. San Giovanni del Toro and Chiesa dell'Annunziata will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Ravello with an excursion to Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo in Cetara--about 40 minutes away.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ravello trip builder site .

Getting from Naples to Ravello by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Naples in March, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Amalfi, Scala, Chiesa di San Salvatore de Birecto, Basilica of Saint Trofimena, Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo ©
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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.
Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and Pantheon. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Peter's Basilica and Piazza Navona. When in Rome, make a side trip to see Villa Adriana in Tivoli, approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Vatican Museums, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rome tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of subway and train from Ravello to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Rome when traveling from Ravello in March, with lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

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
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Pitti Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Palazzo Vecchio. Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico & Duomo di Siena) and Basilica San Vitale (in Ravenna). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, explore the world behind art at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip planner .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Florence are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

4
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.
Visit Doge's Palace and Scrovegni Chapel for their historical value. Piazza San Marco and Museo Ebraico di Venezia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Verona (Arena di Verona, Museo di Castelvecchio, & more) and Basilica di Sant’Antonio (in Padua). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Venezia.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice online road trip planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Venice, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Verona, Padua
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rosenborg Castle and Amalienborg. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Museum of Denmark and Nyhavn. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Stroeget, see the interesting displays at Den Kongelige Afstobningssamling, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Grabrodretorv.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Copenhagen holiday builder tool .

You can fly from Venice to Copenhagen in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Venice in April, with highs in Copenhagen at 13°C and lows at 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Copenhagen

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

5
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Visit Nigg Old Church and Wardlaw Mausoleum for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Glen Strathfarrar and Tain Museum. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Tollie Red Kites (in Dingwall), Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve (in Golspie) and Drumnadrochit (St Ninians Church & Meall Fuar-Mhonaidh). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn and admire the natural beauty at Boat of Garten Community Garden.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Inverness route planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Copenhagen to Inverness in 7 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Inverness is minus 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ambleside.

Things to do in Inverness

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aviemore, Drumnadrochit, Beauly, Inverpolly Nature Reserve, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Nigg Old Church ©
Nigg Old Church
Glen Strathfarrar ©
Glen Strathfarrar

4
nights
Ambleside, United Kingdom

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Castle Crag and St John's in the Vale will appeal to history buffs. Jesus Church and St Catherine's Chruch are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Predator Experience (in Ayside), Smardale Gill Nature Reserve (in Kirkby Stephen) and Keld Chapel (in Shap). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Alpacaly Ever After, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Howk, identify plant and animal life at Eycott Nature Reserve, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Haweswater Reservoir.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ambleside trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Ambleside takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Ambleside

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cockermouth, Castle Crag, St John's in the Vale, St Catherine's Chruch, Haweswater Reservoir
Highlights from your plan
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Jesus Church ©
Jesus Church

4
nights
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Popular historic sites such as The Roman Baths and Stonehenge are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Somerset Crafts and Corinium Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Cheltenham: Combe Mill (in Long Hanborough), Swinbrook (St Mary's Church & St Oswald's Church) and WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks, see the interesting displays at Bugatti Trust Visitor Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hailes Church, and explore the ancient world of Eastgate Viewing Chamber.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, go to the Cheltenham trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Cheltenham takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Cheltenham sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to London.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Cirencester, Gloucester, Burford, Winchcombe, Old Baptist Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

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.
National Gallery and Tate Modern will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Natural History Museum and Westminster Abbey. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Joe's Bows (in Hernhill) and The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, stroll around Hyde Park, and don't miss a visit to Tower of London.

Find out how to plan London trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Cheltenham to London by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in London can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

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