59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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59 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Milan, Italy
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Paris, France
— 7 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Rouen, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Bayeux, France
— 7 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  6​h
7
Hyeres, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Aix-en-Provence, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Nice, France
— 7 nights
Fly + train:  5​h
10
Bern, Switzerland
— 6 nights
train:  3​h
End: Milan, Italy

6
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zaanse Schans and Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder. Get a sense of the local culture at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk), Natuurgebied Zwanenwater (in Callantsoog) and Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Portuguese Synagogue, see the interesting displays at Louwman Museum The Hague, and take a stroll through The Jordaan.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam journey planner.

Milan, Italy to Amsterdam is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In March, Amsterdam is a bit cooler than Milan - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Hague, Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen, Natuurgebied Zwanenwater, Regte Heide & Riels Laag, Zaanse Schans
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

5
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Explore hidden gems such as The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde and Basilica of the Holy Blood. Get some cultural insight at Gravensteen and Historic Centre of Brugge. Change things up with these side-trips from Bruges: In Flanders Fields Museum (in Ieper (Ypres)) and Ghent (Graslei and Korenlei, Western Cemetery, & more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, don't miss a visit to The Markt, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bruges attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ghent, In Flanders Fields Museum, Provincial Domain Lippensgoed-Bulskampveld
Highlights from your plan
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral

6
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.
Grand Place and Parc du Cinquantenaire will appeal to history buffs. Atomium and Bastogne War Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Antwerp (Te Boelaerpark, Antwerpen-Centraal, & more) and La Roche-aux-Faucons (in Esneux). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, learn more about the world around you at Museum of Natural Sciences, don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center, and contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

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

Getting from Bruges to Brussels by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Antwerp, La Roche-aux-Faucons, Bastogne War Museum, Arboretum Tervuren
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
Atomium ©
Atomium

7
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 discover tucked-away gems like Chartres Cathedral and Musee Rodin. Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Chateau de Fontainebleau. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Chateau de Chambord (in Chambord), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Reims (Wine Tours & Tastings & Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, stroll the grounds of Cemiterio de Pere-Lachaise, steep yourself in history at The Paris Catacombs, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Cheverny.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. March in Paris sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Versailles, Reims, Chateau de Chambord, Chateau de Cheverny, Chartres Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Chartres Cathedral ©
Chartres Cathedral

5
nights
Rouen, France

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parc du Marquenterre and Saint Catherine's Catholic Church. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. Get out of town with these interesting Rouen side-trips: Musee De La Verrerie (in Blangy-sur-Bresle), Chapelle de Barville (in Cany-Barville) and Chateau de Mesnieres (in Mesnieres-en-Bray). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Saint-Sever, take some stellar pictures from Falaises d'Etretat, and stroll around Parc et Jardin du Chateau de Vandrimare.

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

You can take a bus from Paris to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Caresse de Tigre, Manoir de l'Aumonerie, dit Ferme des Templiers, Chateau de Martainville, Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, Cimetiere Militaire de Saint Valery en Caux
Highlights from your plan
Caresse de Tigre ©
Caresse de Tigre
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church ©
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church

7
nights
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach and Moulin de Marie Ravenel. Normandy American Cemetery and Pointe du Grouin will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue (La Chapelle des Marins & Les parcs a huitres), les etangs du val de See (in Saint-Georges-de-Livoye) and Cap Levi (in Fermanville). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, look for all kinds of wild species at Mare de Vauville, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bayeux tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Rouen to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hyeres.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mont-Saint-Michel, Colleville-sur-Mer, Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, La Roche d'Oetre
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc

3
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste and Chapelle Notre Dame de Pepiole will appeal to history buffs. Musee Du Patrimoine and Chapelle Notre Dame de la Queste are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Le Cap Lardier (in La Croix-Valmer), Le Barrage de la Verne (in La Mole) and Pointe des Sardinaux (in Sainte-Maxime). Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mont Caume, look for all kinds of wild species at Vallon Sourn, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hyeres online road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Bayeux to Hyeres takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bayeux in April: high temperatures in Hyeres hover around 21°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Hyeres

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Six-Fours-les-Plages, Grimaud, Le Cap Lardier, Sentier Jean Francois Jube, Pointe des Sardinaux
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste ©
Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste
Chapelle Notre Dame de Pepiole ©
Chapelle Notre Dame de Pepiole

6
nights
Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Step off the beaten path and head to Carrieres des Lumieres and Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Musee Departemental Arles Antique and Fondation Vasarely. Explore Aix-en-Provence's surroundings by going to Vallon Sourn (in Chateauvert), Arles (Parc Naturel Regional de Camargue & Amphitheatre (les Arenes)) and Musee de l'Uniforme de la Legion etrangere (in Puyloubier). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, wander the streets of Cours Mirabeau, see the interesting displays at Musee Granet, and don't miss a visit to Palais des Papes.

Start your trip to Aix-en-Provence by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Hyeres to Aix-en-Provence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Aix-en-Provence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Arles, La Ciotat, Marseille, Les Gorges de Regalon, Parc Naturel Regional du Luberon
Highlights from your plan
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)
Musee Departemental Arles Antique ©
Musee Departemental Arles Antique

7
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Palais Lascaris will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Église Saint Veran. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Parc des Rives du Loup (in La Colle sur Loup), Arboretum du Mont-Gros (in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin) and Chapelle des Penitents Blancs (in Peillon). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Collegiale Saint Paul, see the interesting displays at Musee des Coquillages, and step into the grandiose world of Ruines de Chateauneuf Villevieille.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Nice online travel planner .

You can drive from Aix-en-Provence to Nice in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Nice are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Bern.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Utelle, Coaraze, Mandelieu-la-Napoule, La Maison du Portal
Highlights from your plan
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris

6
nights
Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
You'll explore and learn at Chaplin's World and The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chateau de Chillon and Basel Minster. Change things up with these side-trips from Bern: Freddie Mercury Statue (in Montreux), Pisciculture de la Gruyere (in Neirivue) and Lake Geneva (in Geneva). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Castle of Gruyeres, look for all kinds of wild species at Fondation Pour le Cheval, let the kids burn off some steam at Lenkerseeli/Spielplatz, and wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

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

Do a combination of flight and train from Nice to Bern in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Nice in April, with highs in Bern at 17°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Lausanne, Chaplin's World, Lake Geneva, Basel Minster, Chateau de Chillon
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Castle of Gruyeres ©
Castle of Gruyeres

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