45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
2
Nantes, France
— 6 nights
3
Saumur, France
— 5 nights
4
Mantua, Italy
— 4 nights
5
Milan, Italy
— 6 nights
6
Tremezzina, Italy
— 4 nights
7
Zurich, Switzerland
— 8 nights
8
Domburg, The Netherlands
— 5 nights

4
nights
Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom

Richmond-upon-Thames ©
A holiday in Richmond-upon-Thames ensures a chance to enjoy one of Greater London's greenest, fanciest, and most spacious neighborhoods.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fly a Spitfire - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar and Battle of Britain Bunker. Popular historic sites such as Home of Charles Darwin Down House and St Martins Church are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Swakeleys Park (in Ickenham), Ruislip Lido (in Ruislip) and Celandine Route (in Uxbridge). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Musical Museum, identify plant and animal life at Old Deer Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Bedfont Lakes Country Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Richmond-upon-Thames trip itinerary builder site.

Roeselare, Belgium to Richmond-upon-Thames is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. September in Richmond-upon-Thames sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Nantes.

Things to do in Richmond-upon-Thames

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Uxbridge, Kingston upon Thames, Twickenham, Swakeleys Park, Ruislip Lido
Highlights from your plan
Fly a Spitfire - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar ©
The Musical Museum ©
The Musical Museum
Battle of Britain Bunker ©
Battle of Britain Bunker

6
nights
Nantes, France

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne and Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul. Do some cultural sightseeing at Les Machines de L'ile and Eglise Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Port. Get out of town with these interesting Nantes side-trips: La Maison de la Riviere (in Saint-Georges-de-Montaigu), Puy du Fou (in Les Epesses) and La Cite des Oiseaux (in Les Landes-Genusson). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Imprimerie, identify plant and animal life at Reserve Biologique Departementale de Nalliers, explore the activities along Marais Communal, and stroll around Arboretum Cimetiere Parc.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nantes trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Richmond-upon-Thames to Nantes takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Richmond-upon-Thames to Nantes due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Nantes can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Saumur.

Things to do in Nantes

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Reserve Naturelle Regionale du Marais de la Vacherie, Reserve Biologique Departementale de Nalliers, The Settlers, La Maison de la Riviere, Marais du Mullembourg
Highlights from your plan
Les Machines de L'ile ©
Les Machines de L'ile
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne ©
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne
Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul ©
Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul

5
nights
Saumur, France

Saumur ©
Saumur is a famous historic town known for its locally grown mushrooms and for their production of a number of regional wines and celebrated Combier liqueurs.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay and Manoir de Clairefontaine. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee des Blindes and Musee Cafetieres et compagnie. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saumur: Apothicairerie de Bauge (in Bauge), Carnuta - L'Homme et la Foret (in Jupilles) and Angers (Galerie David d'Angers & Chateau d'Angers ouvert). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Breze, contemplate the long history of Chateau de Saumur, see the interesting displays at Musee du Champignon, and have fun and explore at Le Cadre Noir.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Saumur trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Nantes to Saumur in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September in Saumur, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mantua.

Things to do in Saumur

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, Bauge, Angers, Bioparc De Doue La Fontaine, Chateau de Breze
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Breze ©
Chateau de Breze
Fontevraud L'Abbaye Royale ©
Fontevraud L'Abbaye Royale
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay ©
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

4
nights
Mantua, Italy

Mantua ©
Often overlooked in favor of nearby Lake Garda, Mantua is one of northern Italy's Renaissance gems.
Palazzo Te and Casa del Mercato are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Palazzo Ducale Mantova and Rocca di Solferino. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mantua: Torre di San Martino della Battaglia (in San Martino della Battaglia), Ostiglia (Riserva Naturale Isola Boschina & Riserva Naturale Paludi) and Cavriana (Museo Archeologico Dell'alto Mantovano & Bunker di Cavriana). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova, identify plant and animal life at Bosco Fontana, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Cremona, and see the interesting displays at Museo Civico di Canneto sull'Oglio.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mantua trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Saumur to Mantua. Traveling from Saumur in September, Mantua is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Mantua

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cremona, Ostiglia, Cavriana, Museo Paleoantropologico del Po, Bosco Fontana
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
Palazzo Ducale Mantova
Palazzo Ducale Mantova
Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova ©
Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova

6
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Milano and Il Cenacolo. Get some historical perspective at Castello Sforzesco and Piazza del Duomo. Explore Milan's surroundings by going to FiorirAnno (in Cornate d'Adda), Riserva Naturale Val di Mello (in Val Masino) and I Falconieri del Feudo (in Como). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, examine the collection at Museo San Fedele, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Milan trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Mantua to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tremezzina.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Oasi di Sant'Alessio, La Citta Alta, FiorirAnno, Parco Valentino, Riserva Naturale Val di Mello
Highlights from your plan
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

4
nights
Tremezzina, Italy

Tremezzina ©
The majestic Villa Carlotta is among the most popular places to visit in Tremezzina, its neoclassical architecture complimenting the lush, neatly maintained gardens and charming walkways.
Visit Castello di Vezio and Molino Maufet for their historical value. Villa Carlotta and Museo Etnografico E Naturalistico Val Sanagra are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Torre di Fontanedo (in Colico), Sorico (Chiesa San Miro & Pian di Spagna) and Parco Valle Albano (in Gravedona). There's still lots to do: have a few drinks at Chiosco Villa Carlotta, see the interesting displays at Casa dei Presepi, pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia SS Nabore e Felice, and get to know the fascinating history of Greenway del Lago di Como.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tremezzina day trip tool.

You can drive from Milan to Tremezzina in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Tremezzina can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Tremezzina

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Cadenabbia di Griante, Colico, Sorico, Castello di Rezzonico, Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino
Highlights from your plan
Greenway del Lago di Como ©
Greenway del Lago di Como
Castello di Vezio ©
Castello di Vezio
Museo Etnografico E Naturalistico Val Sanagra ©

8
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Appreciate the collections at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Museum Rietberg. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town and Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: hike.ch (in Waedenswil) and Naturschutzzentrum Neeracherried (in Neerach). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern, and explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Zurich day trip planning app.

You can drive from Tremezzina to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Tremezzina in October, expect nights in Zurich to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are slightly colder, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Domburg.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

hike.ch, Naturschutzzentrum Neeracherried, Naturstation Silberweide
Highlights from your plan
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg
Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

5
nights
Domburg, The Netherlands

Domburg ©
Domburg is a seaside resort on the North Sea, on the northwest coast of Walcheren in the Dutch province of Zeeland. Popular historic sites such as Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44 and Stadswallen Hulst are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Bizarium and Watersnoodmuseum capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Domburg: Basilica of St. Willibrord (in Hulst), Geerteskerk (in Kloetinge) and Het Verdronken Land van Saeftinghe (in Nieuw-Namen). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Nature Reserve de Manteling, make a trip to Voormalig Stadhuis van Domburg uit 1667, explore the different monuments and memorials at Canadese Oorlogsbegraafplaats Bergen op Zoom, and get engrossed in the history at Maritime muZEEum.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Domburg trip builder website.

Explore your travel options from Zurich to Domburg with the Route module. Traveling from Zurich in October, Domburg is a bit warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Domburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Bergen op Zoom, Sluis, Vlissingen, Goes, Middelburg
Highlights from your plan
Bizarium ©
Bizarium
Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44 ©
Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44
Watersnoodmuseum ©
Watersnoodmuseum

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