58 days in Europe Itinerary

58 days in Europe Itinerary

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58 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Leicester, United Kingdom
train + Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Aarhus, Denmark
— 4 nights
train:  3​h
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Moscow, Russia
— 1 night
train:  4​h 15​min
4
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
9
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
10
Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
11
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
12
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
13
Amsterdam, Holland
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  5​h 15​min
End: Leicester, United Kingdom

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tilst Kirke and Tranbjerg Kirke. Appreciate the collections at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum and Den Gamle By. Go for a jaunt from Aarhus to Odense to see Egeskov Castle about 2 hours away. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Aarslev Engso, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mejlby Kirke, and get curious at Moesgaard Museum.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Aarhus online vacation planner .

Leicester, UK to Aarhus is an approximately 8-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Leicester to Aarhus due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Leicester in January, things will get a bit cooler in Aarhus: highs are around 3°C and lows about -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can take a train to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Aarhus

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Egeskov Castle
Highlights from your plan
Egeskov Castle ©
Egeskov Castle
Tilst Kirke ©
Tilst Kirke
Tranbjerg Kirke ©
Tranbjerg Kirke

5
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.
You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Denmark and Amalienborg. Rosenborg Castle and Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Van Dijks Adventure, step into the grandiose world of Kastellet, get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens, and examine the collection at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen day trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Aarhus to Copenhagen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Copenhagen

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

1
night
Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Lenin's Mausoleum, then admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Basil's Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad). On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml), explore the different monuments and memorials at Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, and then admire the masterpieces at Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts.

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

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Moscow takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 2 hours. Traveling from Copenhagen in January, things will get a bit cooler in Moscow: highs are around -7°C and lows about -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery
Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad) ©
Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad)
Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)
Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)

6
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad). The State Hermitage Museum and Russian Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savior on the Spilled Blood, view the masterpieces at Tretyakov's Gallery, see the interesting displays at Historical and Memorial Museum Smolny, and get engrossed in the history at Vladimir Nabokov Museum.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg journey maker tool .

Traveling by train from Moscow to St. Petersburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in St. Petersburg can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood

5
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Jewish Museum in Prague and Prasna brana. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at StaromEstske namEsti and Prague Astronomical Clock. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, take in the views from Charles Bridge, get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, and wander the streets of Lesser Town.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary planner.

Getting from St. Petersburg to Prague by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from St. Petersburg in January: high temperatures in Prague hover around 2°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Katedrala Svateho Vita ©
Katedrala Svateho Vita
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

4
nights
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov and Cesky Krumlov Castle. Get some cultural insight at Egon Schiele Art Centrum and Former Fink Cafe. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cesky Krumlov: Borova Lada (Sovi voliery & Chalupska Slat). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christi and Our Lady of Sorrows Church, examine the collection at Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, contemplate the long history of Areal sv. Klary, and admire the striking features of Chapel of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cesky Krumlov online trip planner .

Drive from Prague to Cesky Krumlov in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Cesky Krumlov are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Borova Lada
Highlights from your plan
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Egon Schiele Art Centrum ©
Egon Schiele Art Centrum
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle

4
nights
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Visit Devin Castle and Bratislava Castle for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore SNM prírodovedné múzeum and Bratislava City Gallery - Mirbach Palace. Step out of Bratislava with an excursion to Arboretum Borova Hora in Zvolen--about 2 hours away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), examine the collection at Antic Gerulata Rusovce, take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, and don't miss a visit to Michalska Brana.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Bratislava tour planner .

Drive from Cesky Krumlov to Bratislava in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. January in Bratislava sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Arboretum Borova Hora
Highlights from your plan
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Michalska Brana ©
Michalska Brana

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and Pantheon. Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Rome to Tivoli to see Villa Adriana about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria della Vittoria, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Callisto.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary website .

Getting from Bratislava to Rome by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In January, Rome is somewhat warmer than Bratislava - with highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
Highlights from your plan
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Museo di San Marco capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to 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: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Florence day trip tool .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites 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 ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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.
Popular historic sites such as Doge's Palace and Piazza San Marco are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Basilica di San Marco and Gallerie dell'Accademia. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, & more) and Verona (Chiesa di San Procolo, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Venezia.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary builder website .

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Venice are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Your inner history buff will appreciate Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles) and Maison d'Erasme. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Antwerp (Cathedral of Our Lady & Chocolate Nation). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Atomium, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels, contemplate the long history of Parc du Cinquantenaire, and explore the world behind art at Magritte Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Brussels holiday planner .

Getting from Venice to Brussels by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in February, expect Brussels to be slightly colder, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Antwerp
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.
Get some cultural insight at Groeningemuseum and Historic Centre of Brugge. Museum-lovers will get to explore Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum and Holy Savior Cathedral (Sint-Salvatorskathedraal). Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Gravensteen, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, examine the collection at Friet Museum, get engrossed in the history at Folklore Museum, and browse the exhibits of Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Bruges trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Brussels to Bruges by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

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

5
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Rijksmuseum and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague), Haarlem (Grote Markt & Frans Hals Museum) and Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, wander the streets of The Jordaan, explore the world behind art at Hermitage Amsterdam, and steep yourself in history at Willet-Holthuysen Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam journey planning tool .

You can drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Haarlem, Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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