57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Berlin, Germany
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Bayeux, France
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  6 h
4
Carcassonne, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Avignon, France
— 4 nights
Train:  45 min
6
Marseille, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Nice, France
— 5 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h
8
Bern, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
9
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
10
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
11
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
12
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
13
Aarhus, Denmark
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Berlin, Germany

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Van Gogh Museum and NEMO Science Museum. Visit Anne Frank House and Holocaust Memorial Walk for their historical value. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Haarlem (Grote Markt & Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo)) and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague). There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), visit The Jordaan, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam day trip website.

Berlin, Germany to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. September in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

5
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.
Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Venture out of the city with trips to Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny) and Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, wander the streets of Montmartre, and stop by Le Marais.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planning website.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can take a train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rouen, Versailles, Fondation Claude Monet
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
nights
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Mont Saint-Michel and Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux. Visit Normandy American Cemetery and Bayeux War Cemetery for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: Falaise (Eglise Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais & Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant), Ranville (Pegasus Memorial & Cimetières Militaires) and La Roche d'Oetre (in Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, look for all kinds of wild species at Dunes d'Hattainville, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite), and steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bayeux, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Paris to Bayeux by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Falaise, Caen, Ranville, Mont Saint-Michel, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

2
nights
Carcassonne, France

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Carcassonne Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Cité de Carcassonne, get to know the fascinating history of La Cite Medievale, contemplate the long history of Cathar Castles, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau Comtal, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Place Carnot, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St. Vincent, contemplate the long history of Memorial House (Maison des Memoires), then learn about winemaking at O'Vineyards, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Birds City (La Cite des Oiseaux).

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Carcassonne journey app.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Bayeux to Carcassonne in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bayeux in September: highs in Carcassonne hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wineries
Highlights from your plan
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles

4
nights
Avignon, France

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palais des Papes and Forteresse de Mornas. Appreciate the collections at Carrieres des Lumieres and Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Avignon: Chateau de Lourmarin (in Lourmarin), Synagogue (in Cavaillon) and Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque (in Gordes). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Chateau St Saturnin Les Apt, steep yourself in history at Pont d'Avignon, sample the fine beverages at Distillerie A. Blachere, and admire the masterpieces at Musee Angladon.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Avignon trip planner.

You can drive from Carcassonne to Avignon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Avignon can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Marseille.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Les Baux de Provence, Arles, Gordes, Chateau St Saturnin Les Apt, Chateau de Lourmarin
Highlights from your plan
Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo ©
Art Gallery Contemporary Tapiezo
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres

4
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Popular historic sites such as Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine and Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Site Memorial du Camp des Milles and Musee Granet. Change things up with these side-trips from Marseille: Vallon des Carmes (in Barjols), Monastery of St. Joseph Font Bessillon (in Cotignac) and La Chartreuse Notre Dame de Montrieux (in Meounes-les-Montrieux). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, contemplate the long history of Chartreuse de la Verne, explore the striking landscape at Sentier Jean Francois Jube, and identify plant and animal life at La Route du Sel.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Marseille day trip website.

You can take a train from Avignon to Marseille in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Hyeres, Aix-en-Provence, Collobrieres, Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Vallon des Carmes
Highlights from your plan
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles ©
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine ©
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine

5
nights
Nice, France

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.
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Palais Lascaris are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews and Musée Marc Chagall will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Mandelieu-la-Napoule), Antibes (Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe) & Musee Picasso) and Eglise Notre-Dame de Bon Voyage (in Cannes). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, appreciate the extensive heritage of Saint-Paul de Vence, see the interesting displays at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nice tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Nice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Nice sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bern.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Antibes, Vence, Saint-Raphael, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, St-Paul-de-Vence
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews ©
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild

4
nights
Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
You'll explore and learn at Museum of Natural History of Bern and Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum. Klingendes Museum and SOON Galerie are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Bern side-trips: Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken), Maennlichen (in Grindelwald) and Brienz (Lake Brienz & Axalp). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern, see the interesting displays at Kindermuseum Creaviva, and get a taste of the local shopping with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

Find out how to plan Bern trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Nice to Bern by combination of flight and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Nice in September, expect Bern to be slightly colder, temps between 23°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Zurich.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Brienz, Parasailing & Paragliding, Talmuseum Lauterbrunnen, Maennlichen
Highlights from your plan
Klingendes Museum ©
Klingendes Museum
Kindermuseum Creaviva ©
Kindermuseum Creaviva
Schweizerisches ©
Schweizerisches

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll explore and learn at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Landesmuseum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich and Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Kriens (Pilatus Luzern & Mt Pilatus), Lucerne (Nadelwehr, Biosphaere Entlebuch, &more) and Landsgemeindeplatz (in Trogen). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, take in the exciting artwork at ARTBOX.GALLERY, examine the collection at Appenzeller Brachtummuseum Urnaesch, and stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planner.

You can take a train from Bern to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Lucerne, Appenzell, Appenzeller Brachtummuseum Urnaesch, Landsgemeindeplatz
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg
Old Town ©
Old Town

4
nights
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Get a sense of the local culture at Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov and Museum Fotoatelier Seidel. Let the collections at Egon Schiele Art Centrum and Regional Museum in Cesky Krumlov capture your imagination. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Cesky Krumlov Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Jost Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Vitus, and get to know the fascinating history of Siroka Ulice Cesky Krumlov.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cesky Krumlov route planner.

Drive from Zurich to Cesky Krumlov in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Cesky Krumlov can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle
Egon Schiele Art Centrum ©
Egon Schiele Art Centrum

5
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Get a sense of the local culture at Staromestske namesti and Jewish Museum in Prague. Museum-lovers will appreciate St. George's Basilica and Powder Tower. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden, and get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Prague online travel planner.

Drive from Cesky Krumlov to Prague in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Prague are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

5
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Get some historical perspective at Nyhavn and Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken). Do some cultural sightseeing at Rosenborg Castle and National Museum of Denmark. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, explore the galleries of Amalienborg, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Visit Carlsberg Brand Store.

Plan my day in Copenhagen using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Copenhagen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Aarhus.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

5
nights
Aarhus, Denmark

Aarhus ©
Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel. Home to a young population, the city has a reputation for producing internationally known pop and rock musicians.
Popular historic sites such as Old Town in Aarhus and Lystrup Kirke are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum and Moesgaard Museum. Explore Aarhus' surroundings by going to Kyst- og Fjordcentret (in Oersted), Egeskov Castle (in Odense) and LEGOLAND Billund (in Billund). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Den Gamle By, tour the pleasant surroundings at Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helligaandskirken, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Aarhus Domkirke.

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

Traveling by car from Copenhagen to Aarhus takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October in Aarhus, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Kyst- og Fjordcentret, Praestbjerg Naturcenter, Egeskov Castle, LEGOLAND Billund
Highlights from your plan
Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By
Old Town in Aarhus ©
Old Town in Aarhus
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum

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