57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe journey planner

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly
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Telford, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly to Jersey, Ferry to Saint-Malo
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Saint-Malo, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Versailles, France
— 5 nights
Drive
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Lyon, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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Turin, Italy
— 4 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Verona, Italy
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Ravenna, Italy
— 1 night
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Bologna, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Palermo, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 5 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Popular historic sites such as Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) are in your itinerary. Van Gogh Museum and Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Haarlem (Gasthuis Huisjes (van het vroegere St. Elisabeth's Gasthuis), Frans Hals Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, meet the residents at ARTIS, get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam online trip itinerary planner.

Liege, Belgium to Amsterdam is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In September in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Telford.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Telford, United Kingdom

— 3 nights
Telford is a large new town in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, England, about 13mi east of Shrewsbury, and 30mi north west of Birmingham. You'll explore and learn at Blists Hill Victorian Town and The Darby Houses. Get some cultural insight at Ironbridge Gorge Museums and Ironbridge Open Air Museum of Steel Sculpture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Telford: Battlefield Falconry Centre (in Shrewsbury) and Carding Mill Valley (in Church Stretton). There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron and see the interesting displays at Broseley Pipeworks.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Telford itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Telford takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Telford. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Amsterdam in September since evenings lows in Telford dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Telford

Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Malo, France

— 2 nights
Once the feared base of pirates and heavily fortified against Norman attacks, today's coastal Saint-Malo is one of the top tourist draws.
You'll explore and learn at Le Theatre Du Costume and Le Bois Orcan. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like La Grande Vigne and Pointe du Grouin. Explore Saint-Malo's surroundings by going to Le Botrai (in Saint-Trimoel), Virtual Room Rennes (in Rennes) and Reserve Naturelle de la Baie de Saint-Brieuc (in Hillion).

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Saint-Malo trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Telford to Saint-Malo in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Telford to Saint-Malo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Telford in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Saint-Malo, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Versailles.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Versailles, France

— 5 nights

Royal Paradise

Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Royal Chapel and Galerie des Carrosses. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palace of Versailles and Ancien Hopital Royal. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, experience rural life at Hameau de la Reine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Sainte Elisabeth de Hongrie, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre-Dame de Versailles.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Versailles trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Saint-Malo to Versailles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Versailles can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Paris, France

— 6 nights

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.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Paris day trip site.

You can drive from Versailles to Paris in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Paris, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Lyon, France

— 3 nights

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon and Musee Dauphinois. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and Colline de Fourviere. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lyon: Grenoble (Musee de Grenoble & Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation de l'Isere). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or, examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, make a trip to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lyon trip itinerary website.

Getting from Paris to Lyon by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. September in Lyon sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Turin.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Turin, Italy

— 4 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Popular historic sites such as Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi and Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone are in your itinerary. Museo Egizio and Galleria Sabauda are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Turin: Santuario della Madonna degli Alpini (in Cervasca), Centro Recupero Animali Selvatici (in Bernezzo) and Ecomuseo Della Resistenza (in Rossana). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Risorgimento, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti, and get great views at Basilica of Superga.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Turin itinerary planner.

Drive from Lyon to Turin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Lyon, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Turin, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Milan, Italy

— 4 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Duomo di Milano and Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Castello Sforzesco and Piazza del Duomo will appeal to history buffs. Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Gravedona ed Uniti (Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio, Chiesa S.Maria delle Grazie, &more), Mezzegra (Parrocchia di S. Abbondio & Casa dei Presepi) and Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino (in Griante). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, and see the interesting displays at Civic Archaeological Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Milan journey planner.

Take a train from Turin to Milan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in September, you will find days in Milan are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Verona, Italy

— 5 nights

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.
Arena di Verona and Museo di Castelvecchio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore and Piazza delle Erbe for their historical value. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Santa Teresa di Gesu Bambino, don't miss a visit to Cappella dei Notai, and explore the historical opulence of Piazzale Castel San Pietro.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Verona online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Milan to Verona in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Venice, Italy

— 5 nights

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.
Doge's Palace and Ca' d'Oro will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazza San Marco and Basilica of St. Anthony. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Scoletta del Santo, Piazza del Santo, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, and enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Venice driving holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Venice are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ravenna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Ravenna, Italy

— 1 night

City of Mosaics

Famous for its wealth of original mosaics, Ravenna is a hub of artistic and cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): stroll through Il Villaggio delle Cicogne, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe, don't miss a visit to Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi), then make a trip to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Vitale.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ravenna online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Ravenna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Ravenna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bologna.

Things to do in Ravenna

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Bologna, Italy

— 2 nights

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Museo Civico Medievale, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Petronio, get engrossed in the history at Museo Civico Archeologico, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Domenico, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Maggiore. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ferrara Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Palazzo Schifanoia (Palazzo della Gioia), explore the historical opulence of Castello Estense, then examine the collection at Museo per la Memoria di Ustica, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giacomo Maggiore.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bologna route maker site.

Traveling by car from Ravenna to Bologna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Palermo.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Palermo, Italy

— 3 nights
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cattedrale di Palermo and Museo dell'Acciuga. Your inner history buff will appreciate Norman Palace and Church of San Cataldo. Get out of town with these interesting Palermo side-trips: Scuba & Snorkeling (in San Vito lo Capo) and Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro (in Castellammare del Golfo). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, admire the striking features of Palazzo Conte Federico, and don't miss a visit to Nobile e Monumentale Chiesa dell'Immacolata Concezione al Capo.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Palermo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bologna to Palermo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Zurich.

Things to do in Palermo

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Zurich, Switzerland

— 5 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. Popular historic sites such as Old Town and Haus zum Rech are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, see the interesting displays at Zurich James Joyce Foundation, and view the masterpieces at ARTBOX.GALLERY.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Palermo to Zurich in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to fly to Utrecht.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Utrecht, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Dome City

As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): stroll through Settels-Roofvogels, then stroll around Natuurmonument Corversbos, and then stroll through Goois Natuurreservaat.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Utrecht trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Zurich to Utrecht in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Utrecht, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Den Bosch.

Things to do in Utrecht

Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Den Bosch, The Netherlands

— 1 night
The fortified city of Den Bosch impresses with its well-preserved 16th- and 17th-century architecture.
On the 27th (Tue), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take an in-depth tour of Noordbrabants Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of St. John's Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Jheronimus Bosch Art Center.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Den Bosch itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Utrecht to Den Bosch takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daytime highs in Den Bosch are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Den Bosch

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

North Holland Province travel guide

4.1
Art Museums · History Museums · Specialty Museums

Shropshire travel guide

4.3
History Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos
Considered one of England's most unspoiled counties, Shropshire is both easy to reach from almost anywhere in the country and far enough from the big urban centers to have stayed relatively unchanged over the last few decades. A laid-back atmosphere pervades local life, attracting visitors eager to escape the overcrowded tourist sites of the more frequented regions. The locals take pride in their modern food culture, which is centered around trendy restaurants serving dishes prepared with some of the finest organic ingredients available in the country. Renowned for its local ales, the county leads the way in the home-brew revival, with a multitude of small traditional pubs, inns, and microbreweries.

Brittany travel guide

4.5
Landmarks · Historic Walking Areas · Specialty Museums
Known for its large number of megaliths, which simply means "big rocks," Brittany is famous for its 2,860 km (1,780 mi) of coastline and for its prehistoric menhirs (standing stones) and dolmens (stone tables)--sites that were used for burials and worship. You can see a large variety of seabirds while sightseeing along the ocean, as the region is home to colonies of cormorants, gulls, razorbills, northern gannets, common murres, and Atlantic puffins. The waters of Brittany attract marine animals, including basking sharks, grey seals, leatherback turtles, dolphins, porpoises, jellyfish, crabs, and lobsters. Brittany is widely known for the Breton horse, a local breed of draft horse, and for the Brittany gun dog. The region also has its own breeds of cattle that you can witness at area farms and open-air museums, some of which are on the brink of extinction: the Bretonne pie noir, the Froment du Léon, the Armoricann, and the Nantaise. The region has plenty of places to visit, namely a huge quantity of medieval buildings, including numerous Romanesque and Gothic churches, castles, and the iconic half-timbered houses visible in many villages, towns, and cities.

Ile-de-France travel guide

4.3
Architectural Buildings · Historic Sites · Art Museums
Île-de-France offers a wealth of treasures from its Parisian urban culture and natural frontiers to its romantic river walks along artistic landscapes that continue to inspire painters. The heartland of the country is like a miniature version of France as a whole, offering a sample of everything you've come to expect in the country: charming villages, museums, cathedrals, châteaux, parks, forests, river lands, and world-class shopping and restaurants, of course. Many locals still refer to the region as Région Parisienne or RP, because it's the most populated and affluent metropolitan area of the country. Although this region is small, it has borne witness to great historical battles, canvasses painted by old masters, and centuries of royalty, as evidenced by its wealth of attractions. Your vacation in the economic, religious, and political hub of France brings you up close and personal with diverse historical monuments, the pink turrets of Disney's castle, and the three surrounding rivers: the Seine, the Marne and the Oise.

Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Ski Areas · Architectural Buildings
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is a region of France created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014; it resulted from the merger of Auvergne and Rhône-Alpes. The new region came into effect on 1 January 2016, after the regional elections in December 2015.The region covers an area of more than 69711km2, making it the third largest in metropolitan France, with a population of 7,695,264, second only to Île-de-France.ToponymyThe text of the territorial reform law gives interim names for most of the merged regions, combining the names of their constituent regions separated by hyphens. Permanent names would be proposed by the new regional councils and confirmed by the Conseil d'État by 1 October 2016.The interim name of the new administrative region was a hyphenated placename, composed of the historic region of Auvergne, the river Rhône, and the French Alps. The same name has been chosen as the definitive name, which was officialized by the Conseil d'État on 28 September 2016.GeographyThe region borders Occitanie and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur to the south, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté to the north, Nouvelle-Aquitaine to the west, Switzerland (Cantons of Geneva, Valais and Vaud) and Italy (Aosta Valley and Piedmont) to the northeast and east.

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Piedmont travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Art Museums · Landmarks
Bordered by the Alps on three sides and often overlooked by casual tourists, the Piedmont region is famous for its wines, including Moscato D'Asti, Barolo, and Barbera, to name just a few. Piedmont's cuisine is renowned throughout Italy. Its exotic white truffles--a precious ingredient used in first-class restaurants around the world--are often compared to gold because of their staggering cost. An ideal holiday destination for foodies, the region is also known for its thriving industries of fresh produce, nuts, and chocolates. There are many places to visit in Piedmont, including several medieval castles, trendy spa resorts, and cities with both historical attractions and modern industries.

Lombardy travel guide

4.4
Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
In the northern part of the country and sharing a border with Switzerland, Lombardy is one Italy's largest regions. It stretches from the Alps all the way to the fertile lowlands of the Po Valley. An ideal holiday destination for winter sports enthusiasts, the region is home to some of the continent's most popular resorts. If you get tired of the mountain views, skiing, and winter clothes, explore the attractions of the southern part of the Lombardy, which is famous for its sprawling vineyards and booming wine production. A region of outstanding cuisine, fashion, history, and culture, Lombardy is dotted with lakes that are surrounded by places to visit, including villas, villages, and nature preserves.

Veneto travel guide

4.2
Architectural Buildings · Historic Walking Areas · Bodies of Water
An independent republic until Napoleon's invasion in 1797, Veneto is among the wealthiest and most developed regions in the country. The region has a bustling tourism industry, drawing nearly 70 million visitors annually to its historical, natural, artistic, cultural, musical, and culinary treasures. Though most tourists begin and end their Veneto holiday in Venice, the area has plenty more to offer. A range of attractions await beyond the capital city, including World Heritage-listed Palladian villas, seaside resorts, vineyards, lakes, beaches, thermal baths, lush parks, and imposing mountain ranges. Veneto's clubs, bars, and restaurants make for a lively nightlife in the region's thriving cities.

Emilia-Romagna travel guide

4
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites
Emilia-Romagna is one of Europe's wealthiest and most developed areas, stretching between the Po Valley in the north and the Apennine Mountains in the south. This is a land of diverse people and diverse landscapes. The striking contrast between the mountainous areas and the long Adriatic coastline offers some of Italy's most spectacular views. The region has a rich cultural and artistic heritage, with a vibrant music scene that is quickly gaining international prestige. Emilia-Romagna produces a range of fine wines as well as a variety of culinary delights, including gold-colored egg pastas like tortellini and tagliatelle. Farther from the tourism-driven coastal areas, the region features a tranquil countryside dotted with parks and nature preserves, ideal for those looking to spend some time hiking, horseback riding, or cycling on their holiday.

Sicily travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Ruins · Churches
The largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily is a ruggedly attractive land. The island has a long history of foreign domination and has been controlled by the Greeks, Romans, Arabs, and Normans. The result is a distinct culture blending elements from all of those areas and featuring an intriguing dialect. This is a huge island with plenty of small villages to tour, each with its own treasures. Beyond the popular coastal areas, Sicily's inland attractions include an unspoiled landscape of mountains, hills, and villages that sometimes seem frozen in time. While the natural environment is its biggest draw, Sicily's greatest asset may be its people. They are proud of their traditions and incredibly hospitable to visitors.

Canton of Zurich travel guide

4.1
Bodies of Water · Historic Walking Areas · Zoos
Featuring over 50 museums and 100 art galleries, world-renowned shopping and exuberant nightlife, the Canton of Zurich is home to the bustling metropolis of the same name that overlooks Lake Zurich at the base the of the snow-capped Swiss Alps. Bahnhofstrasse is Zurich's main downtown street and one of the world's most expensive and exclusive shopping avenues, where you'll find high fashion labels, jewelry, and watches. Art lovers will relish the Kunsthaus and Rietberg museums, while hiking enthusiasts will appreciate the nearby trails. The places to visit offer a little something for everyone, from the hundreds of animals at the Zurich Zoo, to the party animals at the many nightclubs.

Utrecht Province travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Historic Walking Areas · Observation Decks

North Brabant Province travel guide

4.2
Theme Parks · Specialty Museums · Zoos