59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe planner

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Fly
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Palermo, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Agrigento, Italy
— 1 night
Bus to Catania, Fly to Rome
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
5
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
Bus to Vienna, Fly to Kosice
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Kosice, Slovakia
— 1 night
Drive
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Bojnice, Slovakia
— 1 night
Drive
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zakopane, Poland
— 1 night
Bus to Kraków, Fly to Berlin
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Train
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Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zaandam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Train
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ghent, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vianden, Luxembourg
— 1 night
Fly
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly
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Avignon, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Montpellier, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive
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Toledo, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lagos, Portugal
— 1 night
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Palermo, Italy

— 2 nights
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Mercato Ballaro, Teatro Massimo, Museo Archeologico Regionale "Antonino Salinas", and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Norman Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni degli Eremiti, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, then walk around Foro Italico, then make a trip to Quattro Canti, and finally make a trip to Porta Nuova. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museo Archeologico Regionale "Antonino Salinas", catch a live performance at Teatro Massimo, hunt for treasures at Mercato Ballaro, admire the striking features of Palazzo Mirto, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Cataldo.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Palermo trip itinerary builder site.

Newark, USA to Palermo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Palermo is 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Agrigento.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Museums · Shopping

Agrigento, Italy

— 1 night

Valley of the Temples

Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Valle dei Templi. On the 28th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Valle dei Templi.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Agrigento trip planning site.

Drive from Palermo to Agrigento in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In June in Agrigento, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Vatican Gardens, Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, Campo de' Fiori, and other attractions. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rome attractions site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Agrigento to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Agrigento in June, expect nights in Rome to be about the same, around 65°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 84°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Piazza della Signoria, Piazza della Repubblica, Palazzo Vecchio, and other attractions. On the 2nd (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Strozzi, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, then wander the streets of Piazza della Repubblica, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Florence itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rome in July since evenings lows in Florence dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Milan, Italy

— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cathedral of Como (Duomo), Menaggio, Duomo di Milano, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, make a trip to Santa Maria delle Grazie al Naviglio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, then buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Mercanti. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Menaggio, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), and then take a memorable ride with Como-Brunate funicular.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Milan itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by train from Florence to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Tours · Transportation · Shopping

Side Trips

Venice, Italy

— 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Campo Santa Margherita, Church of Santa Maria e San Donato, Chiesa della Madonna dell'Orto, and other attractions you added. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and explore the galleries of Doge's Palace.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Venice tour itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Milan to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. July in Venice sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ljubljana Central Market, Fountain of Three Carniolan Rivers (Vodnjak treh kranjskih rek), Tivoli Park, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, then don't miss a visit to Prešeren Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally walk around Tivoli Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, stroll around Congress Square (Kongresni trg), pause for some photo ops at Fountain of Three Carniolan Rivers (Vodnjak treh kranjskih rek), then hunt for treasures at Ljubljana Central Market, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip planner.

Drive from Venice to Ljubljana in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, Ljubljana is little chillier than Venice - with highs of 81°F and lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping

Bled, Slovenia

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Bled Island, stroll through Vintgar Gorge, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally take some stellar pictures from Straža Bled.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Bled are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trip

Bratislava, Slovakia

— 1 night

Beauty on the Danube

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Michalska Brana, Blue Church of St. Elizabeth and SNP Square (Namestie SNP). On the 12th (Wed), visit Bratislava Old Town, steep yourself in history at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, then steep yourself in history at Michalska Brana, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, and finally make a trip to SNP Square (Namestie SNP).

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bratislava trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Bratislava in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kosice.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Kosice, Slovakia

— 1 night

City of Tolerance

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Immaculata, St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety), Kaplnka svateho Michala, and other attractions you added. On the 13th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety), pause for some serene contemplation at Kaplnka svateho Michala, don't miss a visit to Jakabov Palac, ponder the design of Singing fountain, then enjoy some music at State Theatre Kosice, and finally make a trip to Immaculata.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kosice online travel route planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Bratislava to Kosice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Kosice can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bojnice.

Things to do in Kosice

Historic Sites · Nightlife

Bojnice, Slovakia

— 1 night
Bojnice is a historical town in central Slovakia at the upper Nitra river, near the city of Prievidza. Your day by day itinerary now includes Bojnice Lookout as well as SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum and then get great views at Bojnice Lookout.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bojnice day trip planner.

You can drive from Kosice to Bojnice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Bojnice

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Krakow, Poland

— 2 nights

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Your list of things to see and do now includes St. Florian's Gate, Kosciuszko's Mound (Kopiec Kosciuszki), Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall) and then get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Planty Park, then pause for some photo ops at Monument of the Wawel Dragon, and finally visit Kazmierz The Former Jewish District.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow day trip app.

You can drive from Bojnice to Krakow in 4 hours. July in Krakow sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Zakopane, Poland

— 1 night

Winter Capital of Poland

Home to Poland's indigenous Goral people, Zakopane sits at the foothill of the Tatra Mountains, an area serving as one of the country's most fashionable year-round vacation getaways.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gubalowka and then make a trip to Krupowki Street.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Zakopane trip maker app.

Getting from Krakow to Zakopane by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Krakow in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Zakopane, with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Zakopane

Nature · Parks

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Gendarmenmarkt, Hackescher Markt, East Side Gallery, and other attractions. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Reichstag Building, wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz, steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Berlin online road trip planner.

Getting from Zakopane to Berlin by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can catch the train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Hamburg, Germany

— 2 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
You've added Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Alster Lakes, International Maritime Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 21st (Fri), experience the thrill of a live performance at Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, ponder the world of politics at Townhall, then explore the activities along Port of Hamburg, then examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, see the interesting displays at International Maritime Museum, walk around Planten un Blomen, steep yourself in history at St Nikolai Memorial, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel, and finally explore the activities along Alster Lakes.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hamburg trip planner.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Hamburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In July in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Foodhallen, The Amstel, Hermitage Amsterdam, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, look for gifts at Foodhallen, then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and finally explore the activities along The Amstel. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Damrak, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Oude Church, contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, pause for some photo ops at Munt Tower (Munttoren), then hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, and finally admire the masterpieces at Hermitage Amsterdam.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Fly from Hamburg to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. In July, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Zaandam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Zaandam, The Netherlands

— 1 night
Zaandam is a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. On the 25th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, contemplate the long history of Het Jonge Schaap, then experience rural life at Catharina Hoeve Cheese Farm, then don't miss a visit to Molen De Kat, and finally steep yourself in history at Kooijman Souvenirs & Clogs Wooden Shoe Workshop.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Zaandam attractions planner.

Zaandam is just a short distance from Amsterdam. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Antwerp.

Things to do in Zaandam

Museums · Historic Sites

Antwerp, Belgium

— 2 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.
On the 26th (Wed), admire the striking features of Antwerpen-Centraal, don't miss a visit to Grote Markt, then see the interesting displays at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), then ponder the world of politics at Town Hall (Stadhuis), and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum Plantin-Moretus. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Antwerp holiday maker tool.

Traveling by train from Zaandam to Antwerp takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Antwerp are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Ghent.

Things to do in Antwerp

Museums · Historic Sites

Ghent, Belgium

— 1 night
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Bavo's Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Graslei and Korenlei, step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen, then make a trip to Korenmarkt, then get to know the fascinating history of Ghent City Center, and finally snap pictures at St Michael's Bridge.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ghent online travel route planner.

You can drive from Antwerp to Ghent in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Antwerp in July: highs in Ghent hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Museums

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fort Thungen. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Barrio Grund, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Clervaux, and then take an in-depth tour of Fort Thungen. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock, contemplate the long history of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), then don't miss a visit to Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and finally make a trip to Place d'Armes.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ghent to Luxembourg City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Luxembourg City can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to Vianden.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Vianden, Luxembourg

— 1 night
Known for its stunning white-stone castle and its position in the Our valley, Vianden centers around a single cobbled street stretching from the River Our to its famous palace gates.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): experience the thrill of a live performance at Philharmonie Luxembourg, make a trip to Place Guillaume II, don't miss a visit to Altstadt Vianden., then contemplate the long history of Vianden Castle, and finally explore the ancient world of Bourscheid Castle.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Vianden planning website.

Traveling by car from Luxembourg City to Vianden takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Zurich.

Things to do in Vianden

Historic Sites · Nightlife

Side Trips

Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You've added Grossmunster, Fraumünster Church, Arboretum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): see the grandeur of opera at Opernhaus Zurich, then stop by Old Town, then explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and finally stroll around Lindenhofplatz. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse, stop by Niederdorf, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, then immerse yourself in nature at Arboretum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Zurich attractions planner.

You can fly from Vianden to Zurich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Lucerne, Switzerland

— 1 night
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 3rd (Thu), stroll through Mt Pilatus, admire the landmark architecture of Lucerne Station, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Laufen, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Rhine Falls.

Start your trip to Lucerne by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Another option is to take a train. August in Lucerne sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Paris, France

— 4 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Palais Garnier, Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Montparnasse Tower, and other attractions. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Lucerne to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Avignon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Avignon, France

— 2 nights

City of Popes

An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Collection Lambert, Basilique Saint Pierre, Fort Saint-Andre, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): make a trip to Pont d'Avignon, then examine the collection at Collection Lambert, then make a trip to Palais des Papes, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint Pierre. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Ile de la Barthelasse, get engrossed in the history at Musee Calvet, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms, then admire the landmark architecture of Fort Saint-Andre, then admire the masterpieces at Musee du Petit Palais, and finally don't miss a visit to Place de l'Horloge.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Avignon online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Paris to Avignon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, expect Avignon to be a bit warmer, temps between 86°F and 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Montpellier.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Montpellier, France

— 1 night
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jardin des Plantes, Place de la Canourgue and Musee Fabre. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): wander the streets of Place de la Comedie, steep yourself in history at Porte du Peyrou, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Plantes, admire the masterpieces at Musee Fabre, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale St-Pierre, and finally admire the striking features of Place de la Canourgue.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Montpellier travel route planning website.

You can drive from Avignon to Montpellier in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Montpellier, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Barcelona.

Things to do in Montpellier

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Barcelona, Spain

— 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Palau Guell, Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, Poble Espanyol, and other attractions you added. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, ponder the design of The Magic Fountain, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Montpellier to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Montpellier in August, Barcelona is a bit warmer at night with lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Madrid, Spain

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You've added Gran Via, Templo de Debod, Museo de la Catedral de la Almudena, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 14th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Puerta de Alcala, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, then hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, then admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, and finally walk around Parque del Retiro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Metropolis Building, admire the striking features of Templo de Debod, get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Catedral de la Almudena, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, then make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Real Jardin Botanico.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in August, you will find days in Madrid are a bit warmer (92°F), and nights are slightly colder (66°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Toledo, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Three Cultures

Toledo is a World Heritage Site that embodies the complex cultural history of Spain while remaining a forward-moving, modern city.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Puerta de Bisagra, Plaza De Zocodover and Mosque of Christ of the Light. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): snap pictures at San Martin Bridge, take an in-depth tour of Alcazar - Museo del Ejercito, don't miss a visit to Catedral Primada, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, and finally examine the collection at Museo del Greco. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue of Saint Mary the White, pause for some serene contemplation at Mosque of Christ of the Light, make a trip to Plaza De Zocodover, then see the interesting displays at El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, then don't miss a visit to Puerta de Bisagra, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santo Tomé.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Toledo online road trip planner.

You can drive from Madrid to Toledo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Lisbon.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites · Museums

Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Time Out Market Lisboa, Rua Augusta, Rossio Square, and other attractions you added. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, and take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip planner.

Getting from Toledo to Lisbon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Toledo to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toledo in August, you will find days in Lisbon are a bit cooler (86°F), and nights are about the same (63°F). On the 21st (Mon), you'll travel to Lagos.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Classes

Side Trip

Lagos, Portugal

— 1 night

Jewel of the Algarve

The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Algar de Benagil. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade and then explore the fascinating underground world of Algar de Benagil.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lagos tour planner.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Lagos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Lagos are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lagos

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Luxembourg travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Castles · 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.