59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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59 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Liege, Belgium
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Ambleside, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  7​h 45​min
9
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
10
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
11
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
12
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
13
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
14
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
15
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  7​h 30​min
End: Liege, Belgium

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Visit Anne Frank House and Grote Markt for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rijksmuseum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague) and Frans Hals Museum (in Haarlem). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, take an in-depth tour of The Resistance Museum (Amsterdams Verzetsmuseum), take a stroll through The Jordaan, and explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam journey planner .

Liege, Belgium to Amsterdam is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

4
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.
Appreciate the collections at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Horta Museum (Musee Horta). Get some historical perspective at Grand Place and Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles). Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bruges (Historic Centre of Brugge, Basilica of the Holy Blood, & more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at MIM - Musical Instruments Museum, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Brussels, make a trip to Belgian Comic Strip Center, and admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary builder tool .

Take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Bruges
Highlights from your plan

4
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
You'll explore and learn at Musee d'Orsay and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Palace of Versailles and Eiffel Tower are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, and stroll the grounds of Cemiterio de Pere-Lachaise.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip builder tool .

Take a train from Brussels to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get a sense of the local culture at Westminster Abbey and Natural History Museum. Get some historical perspective at Buckingham Palace and Tower of London. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and see the interesting displays at Imperial War Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our London planner .

Take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. In January, daily temperatures in London can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

4
nights
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Museum-lovers will appreciate Somerset Crafts and The Roman Baths. Visit St Mary's Church and Hailes Church for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Cheltenham side-trips: Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd (in Uley), Elemental Sculpture Park (in Cirencester) and Westonbirt Arboretum (in Tetbury). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Church, and see the interesting displays at Bugatti Trust Visitor Center.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cheltenham trip planner.

Getting from London to Cheltenham by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Cheltenham can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ambleside.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Winchcombe, Gloucester, St Mary's Church, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd
Highlights from your plan
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church

4
nights
Ambleside, United Kingdom

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castle Crag and Keld Chapel. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Jesus Church and St Michael and All Angels Church, Hawkshead. Venture out of the city with trips to Holy Trinity Church (in Grange-in-Borrowdale), RSPB Hodbarrow Nature Reserve (in Millom) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Predator Experience, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sheffield Pike, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Anne's Hospital, and explore the activities along Haweswater Reservoir.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ambleside tour itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Cheltenham to Ambleside by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Ambleside

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kendal, Grange-in-Borrowdale, Penrith, Walla Crag, St Anne's Hospital
Highlights from your plan
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Keld Chapel ©
Keld Chapel

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. National Museum of Scotland and Royal Yacht Britannia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at BobCat Alpacas, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, explore the galleries of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

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

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Highlights from your plan
BobCat Alpacas ©
BobCat Alpacas
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek and National Museum of Denmark. Appreciate the collections at Rosenborg Castle and Amalienborg. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Nyhavn, step into the grandiose world of Kastellet, take in the spiritual surroundings of Frederiks Kirke (The Marble Church), and take in panoramic vistas at Rundetaarn.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Copenhagen online itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Copenhagen takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Copenhagen due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Edinburgh in January, you will find days in Copenhagen are a bit cooler (3°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek ©
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

4
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 Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. The State Hermitage Museum and The Peterhof Museum of Playing Cards will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Russian Museum, steep yourself in history at Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad), and pause for some serene contemplation at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the St. Petersburg trip planner.

Getting from Copenhagen to St. Petersburg by combination of flight and train takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in February; daily highs in St. Petersburg reach -1°C and lows reach -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Pergamonmuseum and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. Charlottenburg Palace and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Berlin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Berlin is minus 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin ©
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Schloss Nymphenburg and Alte Pinakothek. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Peter's Church and Frauenkirche. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, make a trip to Marienplatz, explore the world behind art at Glyptothek, and take an in-depth tour of Bavarian National Museum (Bayerisches Nationalmuseum).

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Munich trip planner .

You can fly from Berlin to Munich in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In February in Munich, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll explore and learn at Swiss National Museum and Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). Do some cultural sightseeing at Fraumünster Church and Grossmunster. Go for a jaunt from Zurich to Glarus to see Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town (Altstadt), see the interesting displays at Zurich Toy Museum, explore the world behind art at Rietberg Museum, and explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

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

You can fly from Munich to Zurich in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona
Highlights from your plan
Landesmuseum ©
Landesmuseum
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Square. Get some historical perspective at Basilica di San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel, Chiesa degli Eremitani, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), step into the grandiose world of Ca' d'Oro, and snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Venice: highs are around 11°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Uffizi Galleries and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. You'll explore and learn at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Basilica di Santa Croce. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Siena Cathedral, & more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, take in the exciting artwork at M.G. Design, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, and contemplate the long history of Palazzo Vecchio.

To find out how to plan a trip to Florence, use our trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Florence, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
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

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Vatican Museums and Colosseum. You'll explore and learn at Galleria Borghese and Welcome to Rome. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

Plan my day in Rome using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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