56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 6 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Well, The Netherlands
— 1 night

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Let the collections at Van Gogh Museum and Madame Tussauds Amsterdam capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Anne Frank House and Begijnhof. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Landgoed Schovenhorst (in Putten), Settels-Roofvogels (in Amersfoort) and Kootwijkerzand (in Kootwijk). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and examine the collection at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary website.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Haarlem.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Must see
Rijksmuseum
4.6
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Must see
Anne Frank House
4.4
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Must see
Van Gogh Museum
4.5

4
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Haarlem, The Netherlands

Haarlem ©

Flower City

Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
Popular historic sites such as Grote Markt and Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Frans Hals Museum and The Corrie ten Boom House capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Noordhollands Duinreservaat (in Bergen aan Zee), Natuurgebied Zwanenwater (in Callantsoog) and Uitkijkduin Petten (in Petten). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Thijsse's Hof Heemtuin, identify plant and animal life at Hertenkamp Bloemendaal, examine the collection at Teylers Museum, and admire the striking features of Molen De Adriaan Museum.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Haarlem vacation app.

Haarlem is just a short distance from Amsterdam. In March, daytime highs in Haarlem are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to The Hague.

Things to do in Haarlem

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 6 — 10:
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Art Museum
Frans Hals Museum
4.4
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Historic Walking Area
Grote Markt
4.6

5
nights
The Hague, The Netherlands

The Hague ©

Judicial Capital of the World

Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace). Kunstmuseum Den Haag and Louwman Museum The Hague will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around The Hague: Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel), Natuur en Recreatiegebied Broekpolder (in Vlaardingen) and Tiengemeten (in Zuid-Beijerland). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Landtong Rozenburg, get a dose of the wild on Verita's Visit, get a sense of history and politics at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nieuwe Kerk.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read The Hague road trip planning website.

You can drive from Haarlem to The Hague in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In March in The Hague, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can take a train to Antwerp.

Things to do in The Hague

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Wildlife Area
Regte Heide & Riels Laag
5.0
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Church
Nieuwe Kerk
4.4

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Gravensteen and Fort Van Duffel. MAS - Museum aan de Stroom and Museum Plantin-Moretus will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Antwerp side-trips: Grote Netewoud - Meerhout (in Meerhout), TODI - The Ultimate Diving Experience (in Beringen) and Ghent (St Michael's Bridge, Ghent City Center, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady, examine the collection at Red Star Line Museum, and steep yourself in history at Vismarkt.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Antwerp trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from The Hague to Antwerp takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 15 — 18:
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Castle
Gravensteen
4.4
Historic Walking Area
Ghent City Center
4.8
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Pier / Boardwalk
Graslei and Korenlei
4.8

3
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Groeningemuseum and Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie. Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Centre of Brugge and The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, make a trip to The Markt, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Provincial Domain Bulskampveld.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bruges trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Antwerp to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 18 — 21:
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Art Museum
Groeningemuseum
4.3
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World heritage site
Historic Centre of Brugge
4.8

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): delve into the distant past at Bourscheid Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Vianden Castle, and then admire the masterpieces at Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Fort Thungen, explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), then admire the masterpieces at Letzebuerg City Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Luxembourg City road trip app.

You can drive from Bruges to Luxembourg City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Luxembourg City are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 21 — 23:
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6
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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Landesmuseum. Museum POST AB! and Uhren Sammlung Kellenberger will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (in Glarus), Elsener Messerschmied AG (in Rapperswil) and Arosa Barenland (in Arosa). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, explore the world behind art at Gewerbemuseum Winterthur, look for all kinds of wild species at Naturschutzzentrum Neeracherried, and take in the exciting artwork at ARTBOX.GALLERY.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Luxembourg City to Zurich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 23 — 29:
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Mountain
Maennlichen
4.7
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Neighborhood
Old Town
4.6

2
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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hofkirche, glide through the air with Paragliding Luzern, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mt Pilatus, and finally identify plant and animal life at Biosphaere Entlebuch. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuitenkirche, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildpark Roggenhausen, then look for all kinds of wild species at Heiternplatz, and finally admire the striking features of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lucerne holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 29 — 31:
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Wildlife Area
Mt Pilatus
4.7
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Wildlife Area
Heiternplatz
4.8
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Wildlife Area
Biosphaere Entlebuch
5.0

5
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Turin, Italy

Turin ©

City of Magic

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 inner history buff will appreciate Duomo di Milano and Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Egizio and Galleria Sabauda. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turin: Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo (in Legnano), Milan (Castello Sforzesco, Galleria 92, &more) and The Husky Experience Sestriere (in Sestriere). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Parco Naturale del Gran Bosco di Salbertrand and examine the collection at Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama).

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Turin attractions planner.

Drive from Lucerne to Turin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Lucerne in March, Turin is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 5:
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Religious Site
Duomo di Milano
4.8
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Art Museum
Museo Egizio
4.6

6
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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Stanze di Raffaello. Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Change things up with a short trip to Villa Adriana in Tivoli (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, and don't miss a visit to Roman Forum.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Rome vacation site.

You can fly from Turin to Rome in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Turin in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rome: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 5 — 11:
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Must see
Palatine Hill
4.6
Must see
Vatican Museums
4.2

3
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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Let the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore capture your imagination. Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Pitti Palace, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Florence online route planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 14:
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World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4
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World heritage site
Pitti Palace
4.4

5
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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

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.
Get some historical perspective at Doge's Palace and Piazza San Marco. Museum-lovers will get to explore Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Casa di Giulietta. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Y-40 The Deep Joy (in Montegrotto Terme), Padua (Scrovegni Chapel, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more) and Verona (Piazza delle Erbe, Arena di Verona, &more). There's much more to do: make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, explore the activities along Canal Grande, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Venice trip builder app.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April in Venice, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Venice

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 19:
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Must see
Doge's Palace
4.7
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Historic Walking Area
Piazza San Marco
4.4
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4

5
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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grand Place and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. Atomium and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), make a trip to Belgian Comic Strip Center, and see some colorful creatures with Relax Divers Meise.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Brussels travel route planning app.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Brussels takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Venice in April, with highs in Brussels at 15°C and lows at 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Well.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 24:
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Specialty Museum
Belgian Comic Strip Center
2.7
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World heritage site
Grand Place
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8

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Well, The Netherlands

Well ©
Well is a small town of about 2500 residents in the municipality of Bergen in the province of Limburg in the southeastern part of the Netherlands. On the 25th (Sun), learn about all things military at Overloon War Museum.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Well sightseeing planning tool.

You can drive from Brussels to Well in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. April in Well sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Well

Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 24 — 25:
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Military Museum
Overloon War Museum
4.6

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