59 days in Belgium & Italy Itinerary

59 days in Belgium & Italy Itinerary

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1
Bruges, Belgium
— 8 nights
2
Antwerp, Belgium
— 6 nights
3
Florence, Italy
— 14 nights
4
Siena, Italy
— 8 nights
5
Lucca, Italy
— 6 nights
6
Cuneo, Italy
— 5 nights
7
Turin, Italy
— 6 nights
8
Verbania, Italy
— 5 nights

8
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Groeningemuseum and Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Historic Centre of Brugge and Church of Our Lady Bruges for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Bruges side-trips: Ghent (St. Nicholas' Cathedral, Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve, &more), Ieper (Ypres) (Menin Gate Memorial & In Flanders Fields Museum) and Tyne Cot Cemetery (in Zonnebeke). There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, take an in-depth tour of Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, and look for all kinds of wild species at Provincial Domain Bulskampveld.

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Lugano, Switzerland to Bruges is an approximately 7-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Lugano, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bruges, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ghent, Ieper (Ypres), Provincial Domain Bulskampveld, Tyne Cot Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum

6
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Gravensteen and Ghent City Center. Museum-lovers will appreciate MAS - Museum aan de Stroom and Rubens House (Rubenshuis). Venture out of the city with trips to Ertbrandbos (in Kapellen), Molsbroek (in Lokeren) and Ghent (St Michael's Bridge & Leopold Barracks). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Wespelaar, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vlaeykensgang, admire the striking features of Antwerpen-Centraal, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Paul's Church.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Antwerp trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Antwerp takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ghent, Arboretum Tervuren, Ertbrandbos, Fort Van Duffel, Molsbroek
Highlights from your plan
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
St Michael's Bridge ©
St Michael's Bridge

14
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazzale Michelangelo and Piazza del Duomo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Castello di Verrazzano (in Greve in Chianti), Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Oasi La Rizza (in Bentivoglio). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, examine the collection at Mus.e Firenze, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Florence attractions planner.

Getting from Antwerp to Florence by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September, Florence is somewhat warmer than Antwerp - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Ravenna, Castello di Verrazzano, Castello del Trebbio, Oasi La Rizza
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

8
nights
Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Museo della Porziuncola and MOnd - Museo della Contrada Capitana dell'Onda will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Duomo di Siena and Eremo delle Carceri. Explore Siena's surroundings by going to Asciano (Crete Senesi & Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore), Assisi (Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, Bosco di San Francesco, &more) and Pieve San Pancrazio (in Neri). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, contemplate the long history of Castello delle Quattro Torri, and take in the spiritual surroundings of San Francesco.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Siena trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Lucca.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Assisi, Asciano, Orvieto, Chiesa della Santissima Trinita, Pieve San Pancrazio
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola

6
nights
Lucca, Italy

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Delle Mummie Roccapelago and Archaeological and mining museum of Castiglione Chiavarese. Visit Le mura di Lucca and Puccini Museum - Casa Natale for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucca: Museo Nazionale della Certosa Monumentale di Calci (in Calci), Santuario dei Santi Pellegrino e Bianco (in San Pellegrino In Alpe) and Museo dei Presepi (in Gazzano). The adventure continues: make a trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Michele in Foro, admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral, and see the vivid underwater world at Costiera di Calafuria.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Lucca trip website.

You can drive from Siena to Lucca in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Lucca sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cuneo.

Things to do in Lucca

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Pisa, Mo.C.A. Montecatini Contemporary Art, Museo Civico Etnografico, Parco di Pinocchio, Isola Palmaria
Highlights from your plan
Fattoria al Dotto ©
Fattoria al Dotto
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca

5
nights
Cuneo, Italy

Cuneo
Cuneo is a city and comune in Piedmont, Northern Italy, the capital of the province of Cuneo, the third largest of Italy’s provinces by area.It is located at 550 metres (1,804 ft) in the south-west of Piedmont, at the confluence of the rivers Stura and Gesso.Including all bordering municipalities Beinette, Borgo San Dalmazzo, Boves, Busca, Caraglio, Castelletto Stura, Centallo, Cervasca, Morozzo, Peveragno, Tarantasca and Vignolo the population is 123,301 inhabitants.It is near six important mountain passes: Colle della Maddalena at 1996mColle di Tenda at 1871m - Tunnel of Tenda at 1300m, 3km longColle del Melogno at 1027m Colle San Bernardo at 957m Colle di Nava at 934mColle di Cadibona at 459m. Get some historical perspective at Centro storico and Old Bussana (Bussana Vecchia). Museum-lovers will get to explore Memoriale Divisione Alpina Cuneense and Valdieri Necropolis. Get out of town with these interesting Cuneo side-trips: Castello di Grinzane Cavour (in Grinzane Cavour), Riserva Naturale dei Ciciu del Villar (in Villar San Costanzo) and Barolo (Corkscrews Museum, WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo, &more). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Centro Recupero Animali Selvatici, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Sebastiano, don't miss a visit to Piazza Galimberti, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Pista Ciclabile Area 24 - Sanremo.

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You can drive from Lucca to Cuneo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lucca in October, with highs in Cuneo at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Cuneo

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Sanremo, Barolo, Valdieri, Castello di Grinzane Cavour, Centro Recupero Animali Selvatici
Highlights from your plan
Riserva Naturale dei Ciciu del Villar
Riserva Naturale dei Ciciu del Villar
Castello di Grinzane Cavour ©
Castello di Grinzane Cavour
Museo Diocesano Cuneo - San Sebastiano ©
Museo Diocesano Cuneo - San Sebastiano

6
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo Egizio and Museo Nazionale del Cinema. You'll explore and learn at Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi and Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile. Get out of town with these interesting Turin side-trips: Reggia di Venaria Reale (in Venaria Reale), Forte di Bard (in Bard) and Parco Naturale del Gran Bosco di Salbertrand (in Salbertrand). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario della Consolata, contemplate the long history of Tempio Israelitico, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Risorgimento.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Turin online travel planner.

You can drive from Cuneo to Turin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cuneo in October, expect nights in Turin to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Verbania.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Reggia di Venaria Reale, Forte di Bard, Parco Naturale del Gran Bosco di Salbertrand, Basilica of Superga, Riserva Speciale Sacro Monte di Belmonte
Highlights from your plan
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi ©
Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi

5
nights
Verbania, Italy

Verbania ©
Visit Palazzo Borromeo and Chiesa San Martino for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso and Isola Bella. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verbania: Volandia Parco e Museo del Volo Malpensa (in Somma Lombardo), Sacro Monte Unesco di Varese (in Varese) and Parco Naturale dell'Alta Valle Antrona (in Antrona Schieranco).

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Verbania online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Turin to Verbania takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. October in Verbania sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Verbania

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Isola Bella, Lake Orta, Volandia Parco e Museo del Volo Malpensa, Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso, Restaurifelici
Highlights from your plan
Lago Maggiore ©
Lago Maggiore
Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso ©
Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso

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