56 days in Germany, Italy & Belgium Itinerary

56 days in Germany, Italy & Belgium Itinerary

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Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Assisi, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 6 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
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Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
You'll explore and learn at Miniatur Wunderland and Red Gallery. Speicherstadt and Alter Elbtunnel will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hamburg: Arche Warder - Zentrum fur seltene Nutztierrassen (in Warder), Himmelmoor (in Quickborn) and Wildpark Lueneburger Heide (in Hanstedt). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Boberger Duenen, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, admire the landmark architecture of Townhall, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hamburg travel itinerary planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Hamburg is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Budapest in March: highs in Hamburg hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Miniatur Wunderland
4.8
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Art Museum
Kunsthalle Hamburg
4.4
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Historic Walking Area
Speicherstadt
4.7

5
nights
Berlin, Germany

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Get some cultural insight at Pergamonmuseum and East Side Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Memorial of the Berlin Wall and Berliner Dom. When in Berlin, make a side trip to see Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz in Lubben, approximately Lubben away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, don't miss a visit to Reichstag Building, explore the world behind art at Neues Museum, and contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin day trip planner.

You can take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

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Must see
Walking tours
4.8
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Art Museum
Pergamonmuseum
4.4
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Specialty Museum
Topography of Terror
4.5

3
nights
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Get a sense of the local culture at Neumuenster and Würzburg Residence. You'll explore and learn at Fortress Marienberg and Memorium Nuremberg Trials. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, and make a trip to St. Lorenz Church.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nuremberg trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Nuremberg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Würzburg Residence
4.7

5
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alte Pinakothek and Schloss Neuschwanstein. Get some historical perspective at Nymphenburg Palace and St. Peter's Church. Step out of Munich with an excursion to Schloss Hohenschwangau in Hohenschwangau--about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: get curious at Deutsches Museum, test your team's savvy at One Hour Left, explore the activities along English Garden, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Frauenkirche.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Munich tour app.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. March in Munich sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Art Museum
Alte Pinakothek
4.5
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Historic Site
Nymphenburg Palace
4.5

5
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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Chiesa di San Giovanni a Carbonara. Appreciate the collections at Museo Cappella Sansevero and Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Villa Cimbrone Gardens (in Ravello), Terme del Foro (in Pompeii) and Valle delle Ferriere (in Amalfi). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and explore the world behind art at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Naples trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Munich to Naples in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Munich in March, expect Naples to be somewhat warmer, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Pompeii Archaeological Park
4.6
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World heritage site
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
4.6

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and Pantheon. St. Peter's Basilica and Palatine Hill will appeal to history buffs. When in Rome, make a side trip to see Villa Adriana in Tivoli, approximately Tivoli away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rome holiday site.

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Rome are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Pantheon
4.8
Must see
Vatican Museums
4.2

2
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Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 29th (Mon), examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Rufino, and finally examine the collection at Museo del Pianoforte Storico e del Suono. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Assisi online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rome in March since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
San Damiano
4.8

5
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and The Baptistery of St. John. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Siena (Battistero di San Giovanni, Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Vecchio.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

Drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Side Trip

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.
Doge's Palace and Scrovegni Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Museo Correr. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Cantina San Gregorio (in Valdobbiadene), Padua (Piazza delle Erbe, Piazza della Frutta, &more) and Y-40 The Deep Joy (in Montegrotto Terme). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, identify plant and animal life at Isola dei morti, and examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice journey planning website.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
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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Verona, Italy

Verona ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): don't miss a visit to I Portoni della Bra, enjoy some music at Arena di Verona, browse the eclectic array of goods at Piazza delle Erbe, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, then see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Palazzo Ducale Mantova, then explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Procolo.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Verona road trip planning app.

Getting from Venice to Verona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Nightlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
San Fermo Maggiore, Verona
4.7
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World heritage site
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
4.7

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Egizio and Pinacoteca di Brera. Visit Duomo di Milano and Monumental Cemetery for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata (in Lodi) and Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo (in Legnano). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Milan

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Duomo di Milano
4.8
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Art Museum
Museo Egizio
4.6

6
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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.
You'll explore and learn at Atomium and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). Get some historical perspective at Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Antwerp (Grote Markt, Cathedral of Our Lady, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, discover the deep blue sea with Relax Divers Meise, see the interesting displays at Autoworld, and buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

For reviews and tourist information, refer to the Brussels road trip app.

You can fly from Milan to Brussels in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in April, things will get slightly colder in Brussels: highs are around 15°C and lows about 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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

4
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Groeningemuseum and Belfry of Bruges. Museum-lovers will appreciate Gravensteen and Historium Brugge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bruges: Ghent (St. Nicholas' Cathedral, Saint Bavo's Cathedral, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, take an in-depth tour of Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges road trip planning website.

You can drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. April in Bruges sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Historic Centre of Brugge
4.8
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Castle
Gravensteen
4.4
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Art Museum
Groeningemuseum
4.3

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