59 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

59 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
Train
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Turin, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive
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Marseille, France
— 6 nights
Train
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Drive
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly to Washington Dulles, Bus to Charlottesville
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Charlottesville, United States
— 1 night
Fly
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Drive to Manchester Airport, Fly to Billund Airport, Drive to Silkeborg
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Silkeborg, Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
Fly
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Moscow, Russia
— 4 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive
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Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kaiserslautern, Germany
— 1 night
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Milano and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Civic Archaeological Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco, identify plant and animal life at 4Sub Scuola Sub PADI Milano, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan trip planner.

Palermo to Milan is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or take a train. In June in Milan, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Turin.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Wildlife

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo Egizio and Museo Nazionale del Cinema. Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama) and Reggia di Venaria Reale will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Turin to go to Stupinigi and see Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, make a trip to Piazza Castello, take some stellar pictures from Basilica of Superga, and admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Turin online travel route planner.

Getting from Milan to Turin by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Milan in June, expect nights in Turin to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Marseille, France

— 6 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Carrieres des Lumieres and Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Do some cultural sightseeing at Palais des Papes and Pont d'Avignon. Explore Marseille's surroundings by going to Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau (in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer), Aix-en-Provence (Musee Granet & Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence) and Amphitheatre (les Arenes) (in Arles). There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on Trolib, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, wander the streets of The Panier, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Saint Victor.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Marseille vacation website.

Getting from Turin to Marseille by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Turin in June: highs in Marseille hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Paris, France

— 5 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.
Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Fondation Claude Monet. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry), Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen) and Versailles (L'Orangerie, The Trianons & The Hamlet, &more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip planning tool.

You can fly from Marseille to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In June, Paris is slightly colder than Marseille - with highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 nights

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Panorama Mesdag. Get some historical perspective at Madurodam and Old Church. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), take in panoramic vistas at Euromast, see the interesting displays at Louwman Museum The Hague, and take in the views from Erasmus Bridge.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rotterdam day trip planner.

Take a train from Paris to Rotterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Paris in June: highs in Rotterdam hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Eindhoven, The Netherlands

— 1 night

City of Lights

The capital of Dutch industrial design, Eindhoven is known as the "City of Light." This is thanks to the technology company, Phillips, which has its base here and hosts many light projects in buildings around the city.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of De Blob, see the interesting displays at DAF Museum, and then don't miss a visit to St. Catharinakerk.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Eindhoven online road trip planner.

You can drive from Rotterdam to Eindhoven in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. June in Eindhoven sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Historic Sites · Museums

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 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.
Van Gogh Museum and Willet-Holthuysen Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Haarlem (Stadhuis Haarlem & Grote Markt) and Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden (in Sint Jansklooster). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, take a stroll through The Jordaan, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, and snap pictures at Magere Brug.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam itinerary maker site.

Drive from Eindhoven to Amsterdam in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Charlottesville, United States

— 1 night

Hoo-Ville

Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): stroll through Monticello, then take in the exciting artwork at C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery, and then admire the landmark architecture of University of Virginia.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Charlottesville online route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Amsterdam to Charlottesville takes 13.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Charlottesville is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam in June, things will get a bit warmer in Charlottesville: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Manchester.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Manchester, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
National Railway Museum and Science and Industry Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Chatsworth House and Manchester Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manchester: York Minster (in York), Holly Hagg Community farm (in Sheffield) and Charnwood Forest Alpacas (in Boundary). And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on Peak Mountaineering, explore the engaging exhibits at Clayton Hall Museum, contemplate the long history of Victoria Baths, and take in the exciting artwork at Manchester Art Gallery.

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Fly from Charlottesville to Manchester in 15.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Charlottesville in June, things will get slightly colder in Manchester: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Blackburn.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Blackburn, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Blackburn is a large town in Lancashire, England. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): walk around Witton Country Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Alban's Roman Catholic Church, then admire the masterpieces at Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, and finally explore the activities along Turton and Entwistle Reservoir. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Pendle Hill and then step into the grandiose world of Clitheroe Castle and Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Blackburn travel route planning app.

Getting from Manchester to Blackburn by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Silkeborg.

Things to do in Blackburn

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Silkeborg, Denmark

— 2 nights
Silkeborg is a Danish town with a population of 43,158 (1 January 2014). On the 8th (Fri), examine the collection at Den Gamle By and then get a dose of the wild on MTBGuideSilkeborg. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Aarhus Vikingemuseet, pause for some serene contemplation at Aarhus Domkirke, then see the sky in a new way at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Gronbaek Kirke.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Silkeborg travel planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Blackburn to Silkeborg. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Silkeborg are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Silkeborg

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 5 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

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 Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nyhavn and Kastellet. Change things up with these side-trips from Copenhagen: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (in Humlebaek), Frederiksborg Castle (in Hillerod) and Kronborg (in Helsingoer). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, identify plant and animal life at Fuglereservat Vaserne, appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Silkeborg to Copenhagen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Moscow.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Moscow, Russia

— 4 nights

Third Rome

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Moscow Kremlin and Armoury Chamber. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Red Square and Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre. When in Moscow, make a side trip to see Bird Park Vorobyi in Vorobi, approximately Vorobi away. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, examine the collection at Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve, explore the world behind art at Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, and contemplate the long history of Lenin's Mausoleum.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Moscow day trip tool.

Fly from Copenhagen to Moscow in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Copenhagen to Moscow, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. July in Moscow sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to fly to Salzburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Salzburg, Austria

— 5 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Swarovski Kristallwelten. Mozarts Geburtshaus and The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Salzburg's surroundings by going to Erlebniswelt Tauerngold (in Rauris), Town Tower (Stadtturm) (in Innsbruck) and Wagrain Grafenberg (in Wagrain). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, identify plant and animal life at Puchheimer Au, make a trip to Salzburger Altstadt, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip planner.

You can fly from Moscow to Salzburg in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Munich, Germany

— 5 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nymphenburg Palace and St. Michael's Church. You'll explore and learn at Munich Residenz and BMW Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau), Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau) and Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site (in Dachau). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, make a trip to Marienplatz, take in the spiritual surroundings of Asamkirche, and get curious at Deutsches Museum.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Munich tour planning tool.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Munich sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can fly to Kaiserslautern.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Kaiserslautern, Germany

— 1 night
Though relatively small, Kaiserslautern offers a surprisingly large number of opportunities for dining, nightlife, and relaxation.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Burg Nanstein and then take in breathtaking views at Karlstalschlucht.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kaiserslautern trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Munich to Kaiserslautern takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaiserslautern

Wildlife · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.