58 days in Europe & South America Itinerary

58 days in Europe & South America Itinerary

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1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 7 nights
2
Leuven, Belgium
— 2 nights
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 6 nights
4
Venice, Italy
— 6 nights
5
Ravenna, Italy
— 1 night
6
Verona, Italy
— 6 nights
7
Turin, Italy
— 4 nights
8
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
— 3 nights
9
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
10
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 6 nights

7
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.
Appreciate the collections at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Popular historic sites such as Anne Frank House and Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Haarlem (Grote Markt, Hofje van Bakenes, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and visit The Jordaan.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam holiday planner.

Paris, France to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. September in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Leuven.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Haarlem
Highlights from your plan
Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) ©
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
Leuven, Belgium

Leuven ©
The ancient city of Leuven supports an old Catholic university and offers interesting architecture, botanical gardens, and great breweries.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Arenberg Castle, then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Wespelaar, then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Tervuren, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Steenbergen Chapel. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Kasteel van Horst, examine the collection at Stedelijk Museum Aarschot, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Leonard's Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sint Leonarduskerk Zoutleeuw.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Leuven trip maker tool.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Leuven in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Leuven

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Zoutleeuw, Stedelijk Museum Aarschot, Arboretum Tervuren, Our Lady of Steenbergen Chapel, Arboretum Wespelaar
Highlights from your plan
Arenberg Castle ©
Arenberg Castle
Stedelijk Museum Aarschot ©
Stedelijk Museum Aarschot
St Leonard's Church ©
St Leonard's Church

6
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. Old Town and Friedhof Fluntern will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, take in the exciting artwork at Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection, see the interesting displays at Musee Visionnaire Zurich, and explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Zurich trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Leuven to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Zurich are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg

6
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice
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.
Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Basilica di San Marco and San Giorgio Maggiore are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more) and Isola dei morti (in Moriago della Battaglia). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Venice online travel route planner.

Fly from Zurich to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Zurich in September, with highs in Venice at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ravenna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Padua, Isola dei morti
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
Ravenna, Italy

Ravenna ©
Famous for its wealth of original mosaics, Ravenna is a hub of artistic and cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Il Villaggio delle Cicogne, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi), then make a trip to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica San Vitale.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ravenna trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Venice to Ravenna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Ravenna

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe
Highlights from your plan
Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe ©
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo ©
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo

6
nights
Verona, Italy

Verona ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Arena di Verona and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. Appreciate the collections at Casa di Giulietta and Museo di Nonantola. Change things up with a short trip to Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti in Modena (about 1h 30 min away). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Procolo, make a trip to Cappella dei Notai, and look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Verona visit site.

Getting from Ravenna to Verona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti, Museo di Nonantola
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

4
nights
Turin, Italy

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Let the collections at Museo Egizio and Museo del Grande Torino e della Leggenda Granata capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi and Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone. Explore Turin's surroundings by going to Centro storico (in Cuneo), Santuario della Madonna degli Alpini (in Cervasca) and Centro Recupero Animali Selvatici (in Bernezzo). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Naturale del Gran Bosco di Salbertrand, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario del Valinotto, don't miss a visit to Duomo di Carignano, and take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Sabauda.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Turin itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Verona to Turin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Verona in September: highs in Turin hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Carignano, Museo del Grande Torino e della Leggenda Granata, Centro storico, Valle Argentera, Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi
Highlights from your plan
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi ©
Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi
Galleria Sabauda ©
Galleria Sabauda

3
nights
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Barrio Historico and Museo Portugues. Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse and Plaza de toros Real de San Carlos will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Colonia del Sacramento: Carmelo (Museo de Madera - Escultor Jose Castro & Bodega Boutique El Legado). The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Rambla Colonia Del Sacramento, take in the exciting artwork at Antik Objetos con Alma, shop like a local with Casa Carbajal Arte y Objetos, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Matriz.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Colonia del Sacramento visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Turin to Colonia del Sacramento. Traveling from Turin to Colonia del Sacramento, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Turin in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Colonia del Sacramento: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Carmelo, Museo Cars, Antik Objetos con Alma
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Boutique El Legado ©
Bodega Boutique El Legado
Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Museo Portugues ©
Museo Portugues

4
nights
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Chatsworth House and Liverpool Cathedral. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Railway Museum and Manchester Art Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manchester: York Minster (in York) and Royal Albert Dock Liverpool (in Liverpool). Next up on the itinerary: have fun and explore at Science and Industry Museum, see the interesting displays at National Football Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The City of Manchester Distillery, and have some family-friendly fun at The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience, Manchester.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Manchester holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Colonia del Sacramento to Manchester. The time zone changes from Uruguay Standard Time (UYT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Colonia del Sacramento in October; daily highs in Manchester reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

York, Liverpool, Chatsworth House
Highlights from your plan
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
York Minster ©
York Minster

6
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nyhavn and Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rosenborg Castle and Amalienborg. Venture out of the city with trips to Frederiksborg Castle (in Hillerod) and Kronborg (in Helsingoer). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark, wander the streets of Stroeget, step into the grandiose world of Kastellet, and get a sense of history and politics at Christiansborg Slot.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen road trip site.

You can fly from Manchester to Copenhagen in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or take a train. Traveling from Manchester to Copenhagen, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Frederiksborg Castle, Kronborg
Highlights from your plan
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

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