58 days in Europe Itinerary

58 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Turin, Italy
— 6 nights
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Alba, Italy
— 4 nights
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Stresa, Italy
— 4 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 7 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 5 nights
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 7 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 20 nights
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Turin, Italy

— 6 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Egizio and Museum of the Risorgimento. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo Nazionale del Cinema and Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone. Explore Turin's surroundings by going to Parco Naturale del Gran Bosco di Salbertrand (in Salbertrand), Reggia di Venaria Reale (in Venaria Reale) and Susa Cathedral (in Susa). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso, get engrossed in the history at Armeria Reale, examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, and steep yourself in history at Sacra di San Michele.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Turin driving holiday app.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Turin is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Copenhagen in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Turin, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Alba.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Alba, Italy

— 4 nights
Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. Visit Confraternita della SS. Trinita and Basilica Di San Dalmazio for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo la Torre e il Fiume di masio and Valdieri Necropolis. Get out of town with these interesting Alba side-trips: Riserva naturale speciale della Val Sarmassa (in Vinchio), Parrocchia S. M. Assunta (in Caramagna Piemonte) and La Castella (in Villafranca d'Asti). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Naturale delle Alpi Marittime, admire the verdant scenery at Langhe landscapes UNESCO, learn about winemaking at Cantina Francesco Borgogno, and step into the grandiose world of Castello di Grinzane Cavour.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Alba day trip planning site.

Getting from Turin to Alba by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Stresa.

Things to do in Alba

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Stresa, Italy

— 4 nights
Stresa is a town and comune of about 5,000 residents on the shores of Lake Maggiore in the province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, about 90km northwest of Milan. Get some cultural insight at Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie and Varallo. Popular historic sites such as Palazzo Borromeo and Oratorio della Visitazione di Maria ad Elisabetta are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stresa: La Baraggia di Candelo (in Candelo), Parco Naturale dell'Alta Valle Antrona (in Antrona Schieranco) and Casa di Pietro Micca (in Sagliano Micca). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Speciale del Sacro Monte della SS. Trinita, head off the coast to Isola Bella, examine the collection at Casa Museo di Rosazza, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Stresa day trip planning website.

You can drive from Alba to Stresa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Stresa sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Stresa

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Zurich, Switzerland

— 7 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. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Town and Liebfrauenkirche. Step out of Zurich to go to Neerach and see Naturschutzzentrum Neeracherried, which is approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, make a splash at Swimming Pools Unter Letten, view the masterpieces at Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection, and get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum.

To find photos and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich attractions planner.

You can drive from Stresa to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. While traveling from Stresa, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Zurich, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

— 5 nights

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal) and Le Chemin de la Corniche. MNHM National Museum of Military History and Vianden Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Luxembourg City side-trips: Bourscheid Castle (in Bourscheid), Mullerthal Trail (in Mullerthal) and Beaufort Castles (in Beaufort). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, get engrossed in the history at Fort Thungen, admire the masterpieces at Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum, and make a trip to Place Guillaume II.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City travel planner.

Getting from Zurich to Luxembourg City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September in Luxembourg City, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Maastricht.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Maastricht, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Culinary Capital of the Netherlands

With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Get some historical perspective at Netherlands American Cemetery and St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church). Get some cultural insight at Eynderhoof Limburgs Openluchtmuseum and Museum De Locht. Get out of town with these interesting Maastricht side-trips: Brunssummerheide (in Heerlen), Kasteel Wijlre Estate (in Wijlre) and Nationaal Park De Maasduinen (in Well). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Op Ezel Avontuur, pause for some serene contemplation at Museum Abdijkerk Thorn, snap pictures at Meanderende Swalm in het Groenewoud, and stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery Ysselsteyn.

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

Drive from Luxembourg City to Maastricht in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Maastricht, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Maastricht

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Antwerp, Belgium

— 7 nights
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Beguinage and Museum Plantin-Moretus are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Cathedral of Our Lady and Grote Markt for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Antwerp side-trips: Sint-Anna en Sint-Joachim Godshuis (in Lier) and Fort Van Duffel (in Duffel). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), wander the streets of Zurenborg, appreciate the history behind Middelheim Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Vlaeykensgang.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Antwerp trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Maastricht to Antwerp takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Antwerp can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Antwerp

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 20 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Anne Frank House and Madurodam. Get some cultural insight at Van Gogh Museum and The Jordaan. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Haarlem (Galerie Gemund, Grote Markt, &more), The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague) and Delft (Old Church & Het steen). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip website.

You can drive from Antwerp to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

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.

Canton of Zurich travel guide

4.1
Bodies of Water · Zoos · Mountains
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.

Luxembourg travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Historic Sites · Churches
Green Heart of Europe
One of the three richest countries in the world, Luxembourg celebrates its wealth of natural and historical sites as well. Landlocked by Belgium, France, and Germany, this nation represents a blend of cultures, which are evident as you explore the nation's villages, outdoor attractions, and capital. If you prefer city living, discover Luxembourg City's old town, with World Heritage status. This small nation's rolling countryside is equally charming, offering castles and plenty of opportunity for recreation and leisure. Go for a bike ride, hike the country's mountainous region, or spend time at renowned vineyards.

Limburg Province travel guide

4.1
Caves · Landmarks · Scenic Walking Areas

Antwerp Province travel guide

4
Specialty Museums · Architectural Buildings · Historic Walking Areas
Constituting the Flemish-speaking northern section of Belgium, Antwerp province features a largely flat countryside intersected by a network of rivers and canals. The major tourist attraction of the province remains the city of Antwerp, a modern urban center boasting a well-preserved medieval heart filled with reminders of the country's 16th-century golden age. Baroque master Peter Paul Rubens lived and worked in Antwerp, providing his adopted hometown with an enviable artistic heritage. The industrial section of the province south of Antwerp, which remains relatively undiscovered by foreign travelers, contains a string of quaint Flemish towns containing Gothic churches and elegant public squares.

North Holland Province travel guide

4.1
Art Museums · History Museums · Specialty Museums