56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 6 nights
Fly
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 7 nights
Fly
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive
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Verona, Italy
— 4 nights
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive
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Assisi, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
Train
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Naples, Italy
— 6 nights
Fly
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Nice, France
— 6 nights
Fly to Toulouse, Drive to Cauterets
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Cauterets, France
— 1 night
Drive to Toulouse, Fly to Paris Orly
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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6
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Copenhagen, Denmark

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Nyhavn and Kastellet. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rosenborg Castle and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Venture out of the city with trips to Fuglereservat Vaserne (in Birkerod) and Arboretet (in Hoersholm). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, stop by National Gallery of Denmark, admire the masterpieces at Arken Museum of Modern Art, and see the interesting displays at Den Kongelige Afstobningssamling.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Copenhagen attractions app.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiport is Copenhagen Kastrup Airport. In March, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
National Museum of Denmark ©
History Museum
National Museum of Denmark
4.4
Nyhavn ©
Historic Walking Area
Nyhavn
4.5

7
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Museum Rietberg will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum POST AB! and Landesmuseum. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (in Glarus), Wildpark Roggenhausen (in Aarau) and AdventureRooms Chur (in Chur). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen, tour along fresh powder with hike.ch, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Zurich trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Copenhagen in March, expect nights in Zurich to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Zurich

Wildlife · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Maennlichen ©
Mountain
Maennlichen
4.7
Mt Pilatus ©
Wildlife Area
Mt Pilatus
4.7

5
nights
Venice, Italy

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.
Get some cultural insight at Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco. Your inner history buff will appreciate Piazza San Marco and Basilica of St. Anthony. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Piazza della Frutta, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more) and Y-40 The Deep Joy (in Montegrotto Terme). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Venezia.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Venice trip builder app.

Getting from Zurich to Venice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in March; daily highs in Venice reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Doge's Palace ©
Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7
Piazza San Marco ©
Historic Walking Area
Piazza San Marco
4.4
Basilica di San Marco
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4

4
nights
Verona, Italy

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Let the collections at Fondazione Bisazza and Casa di Giulietta capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Parco Comunale delle Incisioni Rupestri di Luine and Museo di Castelvecchio. Explore Verona's surroundings by going to Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova (in Mantua) and Vicenza (Basilica dei Santi Felice e Fortunato & Santuario della Madonna di Monte Berico). There's much more to do: see where the action happens at Arena di Verona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, steep yourself in history at Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), and take a memorable tour with Nautica Mare.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Verona day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in March, things will get much warmer in Verona: highs are around 34°C and lows about 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
World heritage site
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
4.7
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
World heritage site
Museo di Castelvecchio
4.4

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and The Baptistery of St. John. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Pitti Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence visit planner.

Getting from Verona to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Verona in March: high temperatures in Florence hover around 17°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4
Pitti Palace ©
World heritage site
Pitti Palace
4.4

3
nights
Assisi, Italy

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo del Pianoforte Storico e del Suono and Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Assisi: Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano Giuditta Brozzetti (in Perugia) and Montioni Frantoio e Cantina (in Montefalco). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano, learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Rufino, and contemplate the long history of Basilica di Santa Chiara.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Assisi journey planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March in Assisi, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

6
nights
Rome, Italy

Eternal City

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 Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese capture your imagination. When in Rome, make a side trip to see Villa Adriana in Tivoli, approximately Tivoli away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rome tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Rome sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Colosseum ©
Must see
Colosseum
4.7
Pantheon ©
Must see
Pantheon
4.8

6
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get some historical perspective at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Duomo di Ravello. Museo della Carta and Parco Acheologico di Ercolano are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Spas (in Minori), Valle delle Ferriere (in Amalfi) and Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale (in Ravello). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giovanni a Carbonara, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, explore the historical opulence of Castel Nuovo - Maschio Angioino, and take an in-depth tour of Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

Before you visit Naples, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. April in Naples sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
World heritage site
Pompeii Archaeological Park
4.6
Duomo di Ravello ©
Religious Site
Duomo di Ravello
4.2
Museo della Carta ©
Specialty Museum
Museo della Carta
4.4

6
nights
Nice, France

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.
Lérins Islands and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Palais Lascaris and Saint-Paul de Vence. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes (in Antibes), Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs (in St-Paul-de-Vence) and Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague (in Valbonne). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, and see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Nice sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Naples to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Nice, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Cauterets.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Historic Walking Area
Saint-Paul de Vence
4.6

1
night
Cauterets, France

Revered as a spa town and ski resort, Cauterets is a leisurely place well known for its abundant, naturally warm thermal springs and winter sports, such as skiing.
On the 19th (Mon), get a dose of the wild on Caminando.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cauterets trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Nice to Cauterets in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Cauterets

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Caminando ©
Must see
Caminando
4.9

6
nights
Paris, France

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.
Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and The Paris Catacombs. Step out of Paris with an excursion to The Trianons & The Hamlet in Versailles--about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Paris online trip itinerary builder.

Do a combination of car and flight from Cauterets to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Louvre Museum ©
Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
Palace of Versailles ©
World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0

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