56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Arras, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Nice, France
— 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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Bergamo, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights

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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.
You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Your inner history buff will appreciate Anne Frank House and Grote Markt. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Natuurmonument Corversbos (in Hilversum), Ocean Legends Tours (in Almere) and Haarlem (Teylers Museum & Frans Hals Museum). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, take a stroll through The Jordaan, and get engrossed in the history at Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planner.

Leipzig, Germany to Amsterdam is an approximately 5.5-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 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to The Hague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trips

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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
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.
Let the collections at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Nieuwe Kerk and Madurodam. Change things up with these side-trips from The Hague: Landtong Rozenburg (in Rozenburg), Natuur en Recreatiegebied Broekpolder (in Vlaardingen) and World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Lentevreugd, examine the collection at Louwman Museum The Hague, explore the world behind art at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), and get a sense of history and politics at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights).

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read The Hague trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to The Hague in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. March in The Hague sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Den Bosch.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

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The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Nieuwe Kerk ©
Nieuwe Kerk
Madurodam ©
Madurodam

5
nights
Den Bosch, The Netherlands

Den Bosch ©
The fortified city of Den Bosch impresses with its well-preserved 16th- and 17th-century architecture.
Popular historic sites such as Airborne Cemetery and Grote Kerk Den Bosch are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kroller-Muller Museum and DePetrus. Venture out of the city with trips to Kootwijkerzand (in Kootwijk), Glider Collection Wolfheze (in Wolfheze) and Museonder (in Otterlo). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Regte Heide & Riels Laag, get engrossed in the history at Noordbrabants Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Informatiecentrum De Polen van Driel, and take in nature's colorful creations at Arboretum de Dreijen.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Den Bosch travel route planning site.

You can drive from The Hague to Den Bosch in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Den Bosch can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Den Bosch

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen ©
Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen
Kroller-Muller Museum ©
Kroller-Muller Museum
Airborne Cemetery ©
Airborne Cemetery

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Gravensteen and Graslei and Korenlei are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore MAS - Museum aan de Stroom and Red Star Line Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Hoogstraten (Beguinage & Sint Katharinakerk) and Ghent (Viva's Ghent Free Tours & Ghent City Center). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady, stop by Orsini Diamonds, take an in-depth tour of Museum Plantin-Moretus, and make a trip to Grote Markt.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Antwerp trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Den Bosch to Antwerp takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Antwerp

Side Trips

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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei

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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.
Grand Place and Parc du Cinquantenaire will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Atomium. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and make a trip to Belgian Comic Strip Center.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip planner.

Drive from Antwerp to Brussels in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

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Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

3
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Centre of Brugge and The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde. Get a sense of the local culture at Groeningemuseum and Museum Dr. Guislain. Step out of Bruges with an excursion to Saint Bavo's Cathedral in Ghent--about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, see the interesting displays at Friet Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bruges vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In March in Bruges, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Arras.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral

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Arras, France

Arras ©
Arras is just small enough for you to enjoy over a leisurely walk along the two great squares providing a splendid collection of 155 unique façades of Flemish baroque architecture, with stop at the many bars and cafés along the way for refreshments.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): learn about all things military at Musee Alexandre Villedieu 14-18, then examine the collection at Musée du Louvre-Lens, then look for all kinds of wild species at Aqua Terra, and finally stroll the grounds of Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Arras route maker tool.

Drive from Bruges to Arras in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March in Arras, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Arras

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Musée du Louvre-Lens ©
Musée du Louvre-Lens
Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery
Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery
Aqua Terra ©
Aqua Terra

5
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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

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.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to The Trianons & The Hamlet in Versailles, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Montmartre, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Paris itinerary maker website.

You can take a train from Arras to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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Nice, France

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
You'll explore and learn at Palais Lascaris and Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild. Visit Lérins Islands and Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Galerie du Faune (in Antibes), Massif du Tanneron (in Tanneron) and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews (in La Napoule-Plage). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Arboretum du Mont-Gros, take an in-depth tour of Musee de Prehistoire Regionale, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, and get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville.

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Fly from Paris to Nice in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in March, expect Nice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 5:
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris

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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.
Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Colosseum and Pantheon for their historical value. There's still lots to do: make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Square, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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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.
You'll explore and learn at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, admire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto.

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Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

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M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Doge's Palace and Piazza San Marco. You'll explore and learn at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Gallerie dell'Accademia. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio, San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, &more) and Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile, and admire the masterpieces at Ca' d'Oro.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Venice travel planner.

You can 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Bergamo.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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

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Bergamo, Italy

Bergamo ©

City of a Thousand

In the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is features a wealth of artistic treasures and a charming medieval atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire the striking features of La Citta Alta, steep yourself in history at Mura Venete, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pieve di S. Salvatore e Madonna del Castello - Complesso. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria della Carita, get engrossed in the history at Percorso Archeologico Di Palazzo Martinengo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario della Madonna delle Lacrime, and finally test your team's savvy at In Time Escape Room.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bergamo trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Venice to Bergamo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Bergamo are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Bergamo

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

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Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
La Citta Alta ©
La Citta Alta
Santuario della Madonna delle Lacrime ©
Santuario della Madonna delle Lacrime

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Appreciate the collections at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile. Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Milano and Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio. Venture out of the city with trips to Turin (Tempio Israelitico, Museo Nazionale del Cinema, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo, and admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Milan online trip planner.

You can drive from Bergamo to Milan in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April in Milan, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Side Trip

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Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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