56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Arras, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Nice, France
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Bergamo, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Anne Frank House and Grote Markt. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Natuurmonument Corversbos (in Hilversum), Haarlem (Teylers Museum & Frans Hals Museum) and Ocean Legends Tours (in Almere). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, walk around Vondelpark, and get engrossed in the history at Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planner.

Leipzig, Germany to Amsterdam is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to The Hague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Must see
Anne Frank House
4.4
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Must see
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
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Art Museum
Rijksmuseum
4.6

4
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The Hague, The Netherlands

The Hague ©

Judicial Capital of the World

Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Let the collections at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Nieuwe Kerk and World Heritage Kinderdijk. Change things up with these side-trips from The Hague: Natuur en Recreatiegebied Broekpolder (in Vlaardingen) and Landtong Rozenburg (in Rozenburg). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Lentevreugd, make a trip to Rotterdam Centraal Station, take an in-depth tour of Panorama Mesdag, and find something for the whole family at Madurodam.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the The Hague trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to The Hague takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. March in The Hague sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Den Bosch.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

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Church
Nieuwe Kerk
4.4
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Theme Park
Madurodam
4.2

5
nights
Den Bosch, The Netherlands

Den Bosch ©
The fortified city of Den Bosch impresses with its well-preserved 16th- and 17th-century architecture.
Popular historic sites such as Airborne Cemetery and Grote Kerk Den Bosch are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kroller-Muller Museum and DePetrus. Venture out of the city with trips to Museonder (in Otterlo), Glider Collection Wolfheze (in Wolfheze) and Kootwijkerzand (in Kootwijk). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Regte Heide & Riels Laag, get engrossed in the history at Noordbrabants Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Informatiecentrum De Polen van Driel, and take in nature's colorful creations at Arboretum de Dreijen.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Den Bosch travel route planning site.

You can drive from The Hague to Den Bosch in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Den Bosch can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Den Bosch

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

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Specialty Museum
Kroller-Muller Museum
4.5
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Cemetery
Airborne Cemetery
4.8

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Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Popular historic sites such as Gravensteen and Graslei and Korenlei are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore MAS - Museum aan de Stroom and Red Star Line Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Hoogstraten (Beguinage & Sint Katharinakerk) and Ghent (Viva's Ghent Free Tours & Ghent City Center). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady, stop by Orsini Diamonds, take an in-depth tour of Museum Plantin-Moretus, and make a trip to Grote Markt.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Antwerp trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Den Bosch to Antwerp takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Antwerp

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Castle
Gravensteen
4.4
Historic Walking Area
Ghent City Center
4.8
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Pier / Boardwalk
Graslei and Korenlei
4.8

5
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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

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 St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Atomium. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Natural Sciences, make a trip to Belgian Comic Strip Center, and browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Brussels trip website.

You can drive from Antwerp to Brussels in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Grand Place
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Centre of Brugge and Saint Bavo's Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at Groeningemuseum and Friet Museum. Step out of Bruges with an excursion to Museum Dr. Guislain in Ghent--about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Arras.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

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Art Museum
Groeningemuseum
4.3
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World heritage site
Historic Centre of Brugge
4.8
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Religious Site
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
4.6

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Arras, France

Arras ©
Arras is just small enough for you to enjoy over a leisurely walk along the two great squares providing a splendid collection of 155 unique façades of Flemish baroque architecture, with stop at the many bars and cafés along the way for refreshments.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): learn about all things military at Musee Alexandre Villedieu 14-18, then examine the collection at Musée du Louvre-Lens, then look for all kinds of wild species at Aqua Terra, and finally stroll the grounds of Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Arras route maker tool.

Drive from Bruges to Arras in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March in Arras, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Arras

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Musée du Louvre-Lens
4.1
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Wildlife Area
Aqua Terra
4.4

5
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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & Palace of Versailles). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, wander the streets of Le Marais, contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

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Take a train from Arras to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
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World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0

5
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Nice, France

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
You'll explore and learn at Palais Lascaris and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews. Visit Lérins Islands and La Chapelle des Pénitents-Blancs for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (Arboretum du Mont-Gros & Promenade Le Corbusier), Massif du Tanneron (in Tanneron) and Antibes (Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes & Galerie du Faune). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice, steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nice tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Nice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in March: high temperatures in Nice hover around 17°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Historic Site
Palais Lascaris
4.0

6
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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Vatican Museums and Vatican Grottoes will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Colosseum and Pantheon for their historical value. There's still lots to do: make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Square, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
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Must see
Pantheon
4.8

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore and learn at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica of Santa Croce will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence road trip website.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
M.G. Design
4.8
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World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4

5
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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco. You'll explore and learn at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Ca' d'Oro. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio, San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, &more) and Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr, and steep yourself in history at Squero di San Trovaso.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Venice vacation maker site.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Venice are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bergamo.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7
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Historic Walking Area
Piazza San Marco
4.4
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4

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Bergamo, Italy

Bergamo ©

City of a Thousand

In the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is features a wealth of artistic treasures and a charming medieval atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire the striking features of La Citta Alta, steep yourself in history at Mura Venete, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pieve di S. Salvatore e Madonna del Castello - Complesso. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria della Carita, get engrossed in the history at Percorso Archeologico Di Palazzo Martinengo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario della Madonna delle Lacrime, and finally test your team's savvy at In Time Escape Room.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bergamo trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Venice to Bergamo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Bergamo are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Bergamo

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums

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World heritage site
La Citta Alta
4.9

4
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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

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.
Appreciate the collections at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Museo Nazionale del Cinema. Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Milano and Castello Sforzesco. Venture out of the city with trips to Turin (Tempio Israelitico, Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, &more). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and make a trip to Piazza del Duomo.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Milan driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bergamo to Milan takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April in Milan, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

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Specialty Museum
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
4.5
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Religious Site
Duomo di Milano
4.8

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