59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
4
Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
5
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
7
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
9
Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
10
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
11
Nice, France
— 5 nights
12
Saint-Raphael, France
— 5 nights
13
Paris, France
— 4 nights

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Historium Brugge, look for gifts at Chocolates & Happiness, make a trip to Belfry of Bruges, then pause for some serene contemplation at Adornesdomein & Jeruzalemkerk, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Karmelietenkerk Ou Eglise des Carmes, and finally walk around Leopoldpark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint-Walburgakerk, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of De Vos Almshouse (Godshuis de Vos), then admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Brugge Sint Jacobskerk.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip itinerary maker website.

London, UK to Bruges is an approximately 4-hour combination of car and train. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Bruges, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. September in Bruges sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Leopoldpark
Highlights from your plan
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

5
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Head to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and Pierre Marcolinifor plenty of shopping. Bastogne War Museum and Rubens House (Rubenshuis) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Mardasson Memorial (in Bastogne), Memorial Waterloo 1815 (in Braine-l'Alleud) and Saint Paul's Church (in Antwerp). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Brussels trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Bastogne, Antwerp, Great Market Square (Grote Markt), La plage de Renipont, Memorial Waterloo 1815
Highlights from your plan
Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Rubens House (Rubenshuis) ©
Rubens House (Rubenshuis)

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Get in touch with nature at Fishing Charters & Tours and Race Planet Delft. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague, Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), &more). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, explore the world behind art at Moco Museum, and deepen your understanding at Body Worlds.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

The Hague, Race Planet Delft
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

5
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Frauenkirche Dresden and The Dresden Zwinger. Relax by the water at Strandbar Mitte and Strandbad Tegeler See. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Berlin: Leipzig (St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche) & Hauptbahnhof Leipzig) and Dresden (Albertinum, Neues Grünes Gewölbe, &more). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Palace of Tears, explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie, appreciate the history behind Victory Column (Siegessaule), and get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Berlin online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Dresden, Leipzig
Highlights from your plan
Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

4
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
Get some historical perspective at St. Peter's Church and Old Town. You'll explore and learn at BMW Welt and Golf Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Walhalla (in Donaustauf) and Regensburg (Cathedral of St Peter's, Basilica of the Nativity of Our Lady Regensburg, &more). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Asamkirche, see the interesting displays at Deutsches Museum Verkehrszentrum, enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, and step into the grandiose world of Dachau Palace.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Munich vacation planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Regensburg, Dachau Palace, Walhalla
Highlights from your plan
Lenbachhaus ©
Lenbachhaus
BMW Welt ©
BMW Welt
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburger Altstadt and Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at The Pilgrim's Way and Salzach River. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, admire the masterpieces at Mozart Audio and Video Museum, and take a stroll through Steingasse.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Salzburg day trip website.

You can drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

The Pilgrim's Way, Basilika St. Michael, FAHRTRAUM
Highlights from your plan
Salzburger Altstadt ©
Salzburger Altstadt
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)

5
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Head to Vienna Naschmarkt and Hundertwasser Villagefor some retail therapy. You'll explore and learn at Belvedere Palace and The Hofburg. Change things up with these side-trips from Vienna: Melk (Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt & Melk Abbey), Wachau Valley (in Joching) and Pfarre Krems St. Veit (in Krems an der Donau). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the masterpieces at Leopold Museum, see the interesting displays at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Vienna by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Melk, Wiener Neustadt, Burgruine Duernstein, Biospharenpark Wienerwald, Johannesbachklamm
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

5
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Head to Andrassy Avenue and Book Cafe - Lotz Teremfor some retail therapy. Popular historic sites such as Fisherman's Bastion and Liberty Statue are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Budapest: Cuha Valley (in Bakonyszentlaszlo), Lazar Equestrian Park (in Domony) and Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral (in Esztergom). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and make a trip to Heroes' Square.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Budapest online holiday planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Cuha Valley, Lazar Equestrian Park, Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral
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Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

5
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some cultural insight at Acropolis of Athens and Fortress Palamidi. Popular historic sites such as Temple of Hephaestus and Erechtheion are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Corinth (Corinth Canal & Akrokorinthos), Nafplio (Vouleftiko (Old State House), Archaeological Museum of Nauplion, &more) and Mycenae (Archaeological Site Mycenae, Lion Gate, &more). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Philopappos Hill, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and explore the galleries of Pandora Art Gallery.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Athens online travel route planner.

Fly from Budapest to Athens in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Budapest in October, with highs in Athens at 28°C and lows at 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Nafplio, Mycenae, Corinth, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

5
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Galleria Borghese. Get in touch with nature at Orvieto Underground and Stabilimento Balneare Stella Marina. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Bau Beach (in Maccarese), Orvieto (Duomo di Orvieto & Il Negozietto) and Moai Beach (in Passo Oscuro). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, don't miss a visit to Piazza Venezia, and delve into the distant past at Pantheon.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Rome, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Orvieto, Tarquinia, Vatican City, Bau Beach, Stabilimento Balneare Stella Marina
Highlights from your plan
Galleria Borghese
Galleria Borghese
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

5
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Promenade du Soleil and Promenade du Paillon. Do your shopping at La Croisette and Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins (in Mougins), Musee Fragonard (in Grasse) and Basilica St. Michel (in Menton). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Saint-Paul de Vence, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, tour the pleasant surroundings at Castel Plage, and go for a stroll along the water at Old Harbor (La Darse).

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Getting from Rome to Nice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. October in Nice sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Menton, Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins, Musee Fragonard, Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Saint-Paul de Vence
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

5
nights
Saint-Raphael, France

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
For shopping fun, head to Centre d'Art Villa Tamaris or Le Moulin de l'Esquirol. Musee Archeologique de Saint-Raphael and Chateau de Berne are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Raphael: La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Gigaro & Le Cap Lardier), Cap Taillat (in Ramatuelle) and Saint-Tropez (Sentier du Littoral, La Ponche Beach, &more). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage d'Aiguebelle, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de la Baumette, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and steep yourself in history at Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Saint-Raphael trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Saint-Raphael takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez, Le Lavandou, Le Pradet, La Croix-Valmer, Chateau de Berne
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews ©
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Sainte-Chapelle and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Rue du Gros-Horloge and Le Marais. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Musee de Mecanique Naturelle (in Giverny), Rouen (Historial Jeanne d’Arc, Gros-Horloge, &more) and Chateau de La Roche-Guyon (in La Roche-Guyon). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Paris driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Saint-Raphael to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Saint-Raphael in October; daily highs in Paris reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rouen, Musee de Mecanique Naturelle, Chateau de La Roche-Guyon, The Trianons & The Hamlet
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Sainte-Chapelle ©
Sainte-Chapelle

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