59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
4
Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
5
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
7
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
9
Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
10
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
11
Nice, France
— 5 nights
12
Saint-Raphael, France
— 5 nights
13
Paris, France
— 4 nights

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Historium Brugge, look for gifts at Chocolates & Happiness, make a trip to Belfry of Bruges, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Adornesdomein & Jeruzalemkerk, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Karmelietenkerk Ou Eglise des Carmes, and finally walk around Leopoldpark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint-Walburgakerk, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of De Vos Almshouse (Godshuis de Vos), thenadmire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Brugge Sint Jacobskerk.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip itinerary maker website.

London, UK to Bruges is an approximately 4-hour combination of car and train. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Bruges, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. September in Bruges sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Leopoldpark
Highlights from your plan
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

5
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.
Head to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and Pierre Marcolinifor plenty of shopping. Bastogne War Museum and Rubens House (Rubenshuis) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Saint Paul's Church (in Antwerp), Memorial Waterloo 1815 (in Braine-l'Alleud) and Mardasson Memorial (in Bastogne). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Brussels trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Antwerp, Bastogne, Great Market Square (Grote Markt), La plage de Renipont, Memorial Waterloo 1815
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Get in touch with nature at Fishing Charters & Tours and Race Planet Delft. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague, Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, stop by The Jordaan, engage your brain at Body Worlds, and get engrossed in the history at Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip builder site.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

The Hague, Race Planet Delft
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Frauenkirche Dresden and Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister. Relax by the water at Strandbar Mitte and Strandbad Tegeler See. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Berlin: Dresden (Albertinum, Neues Grünes Gewölbe, &more) and Leipzig (St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche) & Hauptbahnhof Leipzig). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Palace of Tears, explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie, appreciate the history behind Victory Column (Siegessaule), and get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Berlin online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Dresden, Leipzig
Highlights from your plan
Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at St. Peter's Church and Basilika St. Emmeram. You'll explore and learn at BMW Welt and Alte Pinakothek. Venture out of the city with trips to Dachau Palace (in Dachau), Regensburg (Old Town, Cathedral of St Peter's, &more) and Walhalla (in Donaustauf). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Asamkirche, explore the world behind art at Bavarian National Museum, make a trip to Marienplatz, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Heiliggeistkirche.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Munich day trip planning app.

Fly from Berlin to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Munich sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Regensburg, Dachau Palace, Walhalla
Highlights from your plan
Lenbachhaus ©
Lenbachhaus
BMW Welt ©
BMW Welt
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburger Altstadt and Salzburg Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at The Pilgrim's Way and Salzach River. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, admire the landmark architecture of Mirabell Palace, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Petersfriedhof.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg trip planner.

You can drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

The Pilgrim's Way, Basilika St. Michael, FAHRTRAUM
Highlights from your plan
Salzburger Altstadt ©
Salzburger Altstadt
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)

5
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Head to Vienna Naschmarkt and Graben and Kohlmarktfor some retail therapy. You'll explore and learn at Belvedere Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Change things up with these side-trips from Vienna: Melk (Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt & Melk Abbey), Wachau Valley (in Joching) and Pfarre Krems St. Veit (in Krems an der Donau). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the masterpieces at Leopold Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Johannesbachklamm, and get to know the fascinating history of Ringstrasse.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Vienna by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Melk, Wiener Neustadt, Burgruine Duernstein, Biospharenpark Wienerwald, Johannesbachklamm
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

5
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Head to Andrassy Avenue and Balazs Folk Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. Popular historic sites such as Matthias Church and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar) are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Budapest: Cuha Valley (in Bakonyszentlaszlo), Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral (in Esztergom) and Lazar Equestrian Park (in Domony). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Budapest holiday website.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. October in Budapest sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Cuha Valley, Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral, Lazar Equestrian Park
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

5
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some cultural insight at Acropolis of Athens and Archaeological Site Mycenae. Popular historic sites such as Temple of Hephaestus and Ancient Agora of Athens are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Corinth (Corinth Canal & Akrokorinthos), Mycenae (Lion Gate & Citadel and Treasury of Atreus) and Nafplio (Vouleftiko (Old State House), Archaeological Museum of Nauplion, &more). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Philopappos Hill, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, and explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Athens online trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Budapest to Athens in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. In October, Athens is somewhat warmer than Budapest - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Nafplio, Mycenae, Corinth, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Pantheon. Get in touch with nature at Orvieto Underground and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Moai Beach (in Passo Oscuro), Stabilimento Balneare Stella Marina (in Marina di San Nicola) and Bau Beach (in Maccarese). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Rome, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tarquinia, Orvieto, Vatican City, Stabilimento Balneare Stella Marina, Moai Beach
Highlights from your plan
Galleria Borghese
Galleria Borghese
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Promenade du Soleil and Blue Beach. Do your shopping at La Croisette and Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins (in Mougins), Musee Fragonard (in Grasse) and Basilica St. Michel (in Menton). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Saint-Paul de Vence, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, tour the pleasant surroundings at Castel Plage, and go for a stroll along the water at Old Harbor (La Darse).

Plan a Nice trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Rome to Nice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. October in Nice sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Menton, La Croisette, Old Harbor (La Darse), Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Saint-Paul de Vence
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

5
nights
Saint-Raphael, France

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
For shopping fun, head to Centre d'Art Villa Tamaris or Le Moulin de l'Esquirol. Musee Archeologique de Saint-Raphael and Chateau de Berne are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Raphael: Saint-Tropez (Sentier du Littoral, La Ponche Beach, &more), La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Gigaro & Le Cap Lardier) and Cap Taillat (in Ramatuelle). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage d'Aiguebelle, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de la Baumette, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and steep yourself in history at Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Saint-Raphael trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Saint-Raphael takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez, Le Lavandou, Le Pradet, La Croix-Valmer, Chateau de Berne
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews ©
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Sainte-Chapelle and Musee Marmottan Monet. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Rue du Gros-Horloge and Champs-Elysees. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Chateau de La Roche-Guyon (in La Roche-Guyon), Rouen (Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, Historial Jeanne d’Arc, &more) and Musee de Mecanique Naturelle (in Giverny). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, make a trip to Le Trocadero et son esplanade, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Saint-Raphael to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Saint-Raphael in October, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rouen, The Trianons & The Hamlet, Chateau de La Roche-Guyon, Musee de Mecanique Naturelle
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Sainte-Chapelle ©
Sainte-Chapelle

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