58 days in Hainaut Province, Lombardy & Ontario Itinerary

58 days in Hainaut Province, Lombardy & Ontario Itinerary

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Start: Barcelona, Spain
Fly + Drive:  6 h 45 min
1
Mons, Belgium
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Comines-Warneton, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7 h
3
Milan, Italy
— 10 nights
Train:  45 min
4
Brescia, Italy
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Mantua, Italy
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h
6
Ottawa, Canada
— 10 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
7
Toronto, Canada
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Niagara Falls, Canada
— 7 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Barcelona, Spain

5
nights
Mons, Belgium

Mons ©
Not far from Brussels, Mons is home to a World Heritage Site, the former home of Van Gogh, and Roman ruins.
Get some cultural insight at Francois Duesberg Museum and St Symphorien Military Cemetery. Museum-lovers will get to explore Memorial Waterloo 1815 and Mons Memorial Museum. Explore Mons' surroundings by going to Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’' (in Halle), Bouillon (Archeoscope & Chateau de Bouillon) and Citadelle (Citadel) (in Namur). There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Pairi Daiza, admire the striking features of Grand-Hornu, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Sainte-Elisabeth, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiale Sainte-Waudru.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mons trip app.

Barcelona, Spain to Mons is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, things will get slightly colder in Mons: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Comines-Warneton.

Things to do in Mons

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bouillon, Memorial Waterloo 1815, Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’', Citadelle (Citadel), Herge Museum
Highlights from your plan
Francois Duesberg Museum ©
Francois Duesberg Museum
Memorial Waterloo 1815 ©
Memorial Waterloo 1815
St Symphorien Military Cemetery ©
St Symphorien Military Cemetery

1
night
Comines-Warneton, Belgium

Comines-Warneton ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): examine the collection at Plugstreet 14-18 Experience, thenstroll the grounds of The Ploegsteert Memorial, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Mud Corner Cemetery, and finally examine the collection at Musee de la Rubanerie Cominoise.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Comines-Warneton day trip planner.

You can drive from Mons to Comines-Warneton in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Comines-Warneton are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Comines-Warneton

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Musee de la Rubanerie Cominoise ©
Musee de la Rubanerie Cominoise
Plugstreet 14-18 Experience ©
Plugstreet 14-18 Experience
Mud Corner Cemetery ©
Mud Corner Cemetery

10
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.
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Pinacoteca di Brera will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Duomo di Milano and Castello Sforzesco. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Bellagio (Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, Museo degli Strumenti per la Navigazione, &more), Chiesa di S. Leonardo (in Dervio) and Como (Terme Romane, Cathedral of Como (Duomo), &more). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Val di Mello, tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Carlotta, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and delve into the distant past at Forte di Fuentes.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Milan road trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Comines-Warneton to Milan. When traveling from Comines-Warneton in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Milan, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Brescia.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gravedona, Como, Colico, Bergamo, Bellagio
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

7
nights
Brescia, Italy

Brescia ©
As the second largest city in Lombardy after Milan, Brescia has served as an important hub of commerce and culture since pre-Roman times.
Get some cultural insight at Parco Archeologico Naturalistico della Rocca di Manerba del Garda and Riserva Naturale Incisioni Rupestri di Ceto Cimbergo e Paspardo. Popular historic sites such as Parco Comunale delle Incisioni Rupestri di Luine and Castello Scaligero are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Brescia: Riserva Naturale Orientata Valli di Sant’Antonio (in Corteno Golgi), Capo di Ponte (Parco Archeologico Comunale di Seradina-Bedolina & Pieve di San Siro) and Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano (in Tirano). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Alpine Eco - Faunistic Observatory, explore the historical opulence of Brescia Castle, walk around Riserva Naturale Boschi del Giovetto di Palline, and delve into the distant past at Grotte di Catullo.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Brescia trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Milan to Brescia by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Mantua.

Things to do in Brescia

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Limone sul Garda, Capo di Ponte, Sirmione, Polpenazze del Garda, Santuario L'Annunciata
Highlights from your plan
Castello Scaligero ©
Castello Scaligero
Grotte di Catullo ©
Grotte di Catullo

6
nights
Mantua, Italy

Mantua ©
Often overlooked in favor of nearby Lake Garda, Mantua is one of northern Italy's Renaissance gems.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Palazzo Te and Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova. Popular historic sites such as Palazzo Ducale Mantova and Chiesa dei SS. Benedetto e Simone are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Villa Medici del Vascello (in San Giovanni in Croce), San Benedetto Po (Museo Civico Polironiano & Abbazia di Polirone) and Agriturismo Torretta (in Torricella del Pizzo). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Paludi, take in panoramic vistas at Torre di San Martino della Battaglia , get engrossed in the history at Camera degli Sposi, and head off the coast to Riserva Naturale Isola Boschina.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mantua holiday planner.

You can drive from Brescia to Mantua in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Mantua

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ostiglia, San Benedetto Po, Museo del Po, Castello Mina Della Scala, Museo dei Cordai
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
Palazzo Ducale Mantova
Palazzo Ducale Mantova
Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova ©
Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova

10
nights
Ottawa, Canada

Ottawa ©
A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Parliament Hill and Buildings and Notre Dame Basilica. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Gallery of Canada and Rideau Canal National Historic Site. Venture out of the city with trips to Upper Canada Village (in Morrisburg), J. Henry Tweed Conservation Area (in Russell) and Cornwall (Marlin Orchards & Garden Centre, Gray's Creek Conservation Area, &more). There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Canadian Museum of Nature, see the interesting displays at Canada Aviation and Space Museum, step off the mainland to explore David Bartlett Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Baxter Conservation Area.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ottawa day trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mantua to Ottawa. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Mantua in September; daily highs in Ottawa reach 25°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Ottawa

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Cornwall, Foley Mountain Conservation Area, Perth Wildlife Reserve, Purdon Conservation Area, Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
Canadian Museum of Nature ©
Canadian Museum of Nature

10
nights
Toronto, Canada

Toronto ©
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Casa Loma and Fort York National Historic Site. You'll explore and learn at Royal Ontario Museum and Ontario Science Centre. Explore Toronto's surroundings by going to McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve (in Oshawa), L'Artisan Gallery and Boutique (in Pickering) and Whitby (Lynde Shores Conservation Area & Heber Down Conservation Area). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District, explore the world behind art at The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario, see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame, and meet the residents at Toronto Zoo.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Toronto trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Ottawa to Toronto by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. October in Toronto sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hamilton, Burlington, Whitby, Masterpiece Wonkies and Art Gallery, McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District

7
nights
Niagara Falls, Canada

Niagara Falls ©
Indisputably one of the world's most impressive natural sights, Niagara Falls straddle the United States/Canada border, marking the spot at which a thundering river plunges over a major escarpment.
Your inner history buff will appreciate White Water Walk and Niagara River Recreation Trail. Museum-lovers will appreciate Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and Jordan Historical Museum. Take a break from Niagara Falls with a short trip to No. 6 Rcaf Dunnville Museum in Dunnville, about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Conservatory, enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower, admire all the interesting features of Niagara Falls Canada, and don't miss a visit to Journey Behind the Falls.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Niagara Falls online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Toronto to Niagara Falls in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Jordan Historical Museum, No. 6 Rcaf Dunnville Museum
Highlights from your plan
Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory
White Water Walk ©
White Water Walk
Niagara River Recreation Trail ©
Niagara River Recreation Trail

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