57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Drive:  2 h 15 min
1
Ghent, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Paris, France
— 6 nights
Train:  2 h
3
Beaune, France
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
5
Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Verona, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Venice, Italy
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Palermo, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
9
Nice, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
10
Marseille, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h
11
Carcassonne, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
12
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
13
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

4
nights
Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gravensteen and St. Nicholas' Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ghent City Center and Campo Santo Cemetery. The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Western Cemetery, appreciate the extensive heritage of St Michael's Bridge, examine the collection at STAM Ghent City Museum, and explore the world behind art at Museum Voor Schone Kunsten.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ghent visit planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ghent is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Ghent can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
Campo Santo Cemetery ©
Campo Santo Cemetery

6
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.
Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Louvre Museum and Palace of Versailles. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, wander the streets of Montmartre, visit Le Marais, and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Paris holiday maker.

You can take a train from Ghent to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September in Paris, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Beaune.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Beaune, France

Beaune ©
The Wine Capital of the Burgundy region in the Côte-d'Or department, Beaune is a walled city with features remaining from the pre-Roman and Roman eras in eastern France.
On the 12th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Maison aux Mille Truffes by l'Or des Valois, thenlearn about winemaking at La Cave de l'Ange Gardien, and then see the interesting displays at Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Beaune day trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Paris to Beaune takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Beaune, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Turin.

Things to do in Beaune

Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Maison aux Mille Truffes by l'Or des Valois
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Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu ©
Maison aux Mille Truffes by l'Or des Valois ©
La Cave de l'Ange Gardien ©
La Cave de l'Ange Gardien

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, thensee the interesting displays at Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama), thencontemplate the long history of Chiesa di San Sebastiano, and finally don't miss a visit to Basilica of Superga.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Turin route planner.

Drive from Beaune to Turin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Beaune in September, Turin is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chiesa di San Sebastiano, Basilica of Superga
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Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama) ©

4
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
Duomo di Milano and Pinacoteca Ambrosiana are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Castello Sforzesco and Centro Storico. Venture out of the city with trips to Parrocchia di Santa Tecla (in Torno), Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino (in Griante) and Parrocchia SS Nabore e Felice (in Cadenabbia di Griante). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio, see the interesting displays at Casa dei Presepi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa S.Maria delle Grazie, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sacro Monte di Ossuccio.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Milan trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Turin to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Turin, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Milan, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Gravedona, Parrocchia di Santa Tecla, Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino, Chiesa di S. Gottardo, Sacro Monte di Ossuccio
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 18:
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

5
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Casa di Giulietta and Museo Civico di Storia Naturale. Visit Arena di Verona and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore for their historical value. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesetta di San Rocchetto, delve into the distant past at Operaforte, and step into the grandiose world of Piazzale Castel San Pietro.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Verona attractions app.

Traveling by car from Milan to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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.
Let the collections at Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia capture your imagination. Visit Piazza San Marco and San Giorgio Maggiore for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Venezia, and explore the world behind art at Ca' d'Oro.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Venice attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

4
nights
Palermo, Italy

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cattedrale di Palermo and Tempio di Segesta. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo dell'Acciuga and Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Palermo: Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale) and Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro (in Castellammare del Golfo). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Norman Palace, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Conte Federico, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Cataldo, and don't miss a visit to Nobile e Monumentale Chiesa dell'Immacolata Concezione al Capo.

To see where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Palermo trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Venice to Palermo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Duomo di Monreale, Museo dell'Acciuga, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro, Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese, Tempio di Segesta
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Tempio di Segesta ©
Tempio di Segesta
Museo dell'Acciuga ©
Museo dell'Acciuga

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at Vieille Ville and Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice. Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Centre d'Art du Verre PIERINI (in Biot), Cannes (Lérins Islands & La Croisette) and Musee de L'ecole (in Antibes). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, steep yourself in history at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, appreciate the extensive heritage of Saint-Paul de Vence, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nice trip planner.

You can fly from Palermo to Nice in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In October in Nice, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cannes, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Centre d'Art du Verre PIERINI, Eglise du Sacre Coeur, Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild

6
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Fondation Vasarely and Carrieres des Lumieres. Popular historic sites such as Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marseille: Palais des Papes (in Avignon), Aix-en-Provence (Vieil Aix, Paul Cezanne’s Studio, &more) and Site Memorial du Camp des Milles (in Les Milles). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, identify plant and animal life at La Route du Sel, take in panoramic vistas at Chateau d'Hyeres, and steep yourself in history at Chartreuse de la Verne.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Marseille travel planning tool.

You can drive from Nice to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October in Marseille, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Hyeres, Scuba & Snorkeling, Sentier Jean Francois Jube, Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles ©
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles

5
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.
Cité de Carcassonne and La Cite Medievale will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chateaux de Lastours and Winemaker Workshops. Take a break from Carcassonne with a short trip to Basilique Saint-Sernin in Toulouse, about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at O'Vineyards, steep yourself in history at Dolmen des Fades, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, and don't miss a visit to Eglise Heptagonale Sainte Marie.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Carcassonne trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Marseille to Carcassonne by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites Wineries Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Basilique Saint-Sernin, Chateaux de Lastours
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 20:
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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Chateaux de Lastours ©
Chateaux de Lastours
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): examine the collection at Imperial War Museum North, make a trip to Manchester Cathedral, thenview the masterpieces at Manchester Art Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Contemporary Six.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Manchester trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Carcassonne to Manchester takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Carcassonne to Manchester. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Carcassonne in October; daily highs in Manchester reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Imperial War Museum North
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Imperial War Museum North ©
Imperial War Museum North
Manchester Art Gallery ©
Manchester Art Gallery
Manchester Cathedral ©
Manchester Cathedral

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of Denmark and Amalienborg. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nyhavn and Stroeget. When in Copenhagen, make a side trip to see Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerod, approximately Hillerod away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Rosenborg Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), don't miss a visit to The Little Mermaid, and examine the collection at Den Kongelige Afstobningssamling.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Copenhagen vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Manchester to Copenhagen takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Frederiksborg Castle
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

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