57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Leipzig, Germany
Train + Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Caen, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Aix-en-Provence, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Hyeres, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Nice, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
9
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Train + Subway:  3 h
10
Ravello, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
11
Assisi, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
12
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
13
Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  6 h 30 min
End: Leipzig, Germany

4
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 Anne Frank House. Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Haarlem (Grote Markt & Stadhuis Haarlem) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Madurodam). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, see the interesting displays at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip maker site.

Leipzig, Germany to Amsterdam is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In September in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Hague
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 5:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Historic Centre of Brugge and Saint Bavo's Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of the Holy Blood and Belfry of Bruges. Get out of town with these interesting Bruges side-trips: Ghent (Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve, Western Cemetery, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, examine the collection at Friet Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Bruges tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In September in Bruges, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Ghent
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 9:
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Get some cultural insight at Atomium and Belgian Comic Strip Center. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, learn more about the world around you at Museum of Natural Sciences, explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum, and admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Brussels trip builder app.

You can take a train from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 13:
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Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

5
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Rouen (Abbatiale Saint-Ouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more) and Versailles (Palace of Versailles & Temple de l'Amour). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip maker website.

Take a train from Brussels to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Caen.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rouen, Versailles
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 18:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Caen, France

Caen ©
Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
Mont Saint-Michel and Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Normandy American Cemetery and Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James. Venture out of the city with trips to Croix de Guerre 5th Engineer Special Brigade (in Colleville-sur-Mer), La Roche d'Oetre (in Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne) and Mont-Saint-Michel (Chapelle Saint-Aubert & Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, appreciate the history behind Pegasus Memorial, contemplate the long history of Église Notre-Dame de Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, and learn about all things military at Musee de la Batterie de Merville.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Caen trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Caen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Caen, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Caen

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Mont-Saint-Michel, Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Colleville-sur-Mer, Quineville, Bayeux
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 22:
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

4
nights
Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles and Fondation Vasarely will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence and Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Explore Aix-en-Provence's surroundings by going to Avignon (Palais des Papes & Pont d'Avignon), Distillerie A. Blachere (in Chateauneuf-du-Pape) and Roman Theatre of Orange (in Orange). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, look for all kinds of wild species at Vallon des Carmes, admire the masterpieces at Chateau La Coste en Provence, and wander the streets of Cours Mirabeau.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Aix-en-Provence trip planning site.

Getting from Caen to Aix-en-Provence by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Caen in September, with highs in Aix-en-Provence at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hyeres.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Marseille, Avignon, Chateau de La Verdiere, Vallon des Carmes, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Distillerie A. Blachere ©
Distillerie A. Blachere
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles ©
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

4
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chartreuse de la Verne and Fort Saint Agathe. Do some cultural sightseeing at Citadelle de Saint-Tropez - Musee d'histoire maritime and Notre Dame du Mai. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hyeres: Musee de la Gendarmerie et du Cinema (in Saint-Tropez), Sainte-Maxime (Eglise Sainte-Maxime & Pointe des Sardinaux) and Grimaud (Eglise St Michel, Chateau de Grimaud, &more). The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, admire the masterpieces at Villa Carmignac, see the interesting displays at Confiserie Azureenne, and identify plant and animal life at Le Cap Lardier.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hyeres journey builder app.

You can drive from Aix-en-Provence to Hyeres in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Hyeres are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Hyeres

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Porquerolles Island, Saint-Tropez, Grimaud, Collobrieres, Le Pradet
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30:
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Chartreuse de la Verne ©
Chartreuse de la Verne
Confiserie Azureenne ©
Confiserie Azureenne

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Musee de la Moto d'Entrevaux. Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews and La Citadelle d'Entrevaux will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Swim with Dolphins (in Mandelieu-la-Napoule), Cathedrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption d`Entrevaux (in Entrevaux) and Parc des Rives du Loup (in La Colle sur Loup). The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe), admire the masterpieces at Musee Picasso, browse the exhibits of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, and see the vivid underwater world at Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Nice itinerary maker app.

Getting from Hyeres to Nice by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Hyeres in September, Nice is a bit warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Antibes, St-Paul-de-Vence, Entrevaux, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Saint-Raphael
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 5:
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews ©
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild

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 St. Peter's Basilica. Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Palazzo Colonna - Galleria Colonna. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Rome takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. October in Rome sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 10:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Appreciate the collections at Museo della Carta and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela. Get some cultural insight at Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Cattedrale di San Lorenzo. Change things up with these side-trips from Ravello: Positano (Fornillo & Boat Tours & Water Sports) and Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo (in Cetara). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dell'Annunziata, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, and explore the historical opulence of Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ravello route builder app.

Traveling by combination of train and subway from Rome to Ravello takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Rome in October, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Amalfi, Maiori, Scala, Positano, Villa Romana e Antiquarium
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 14:
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Chiesa dell'Annunziata ©
Chiesa dell'Annunziata

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Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Let the collections at Museo della Porziuncola and Studio Moretti Caselli capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and Eremo delle Carceri. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Assisi: Museo del Pianoforte Storico e del Suono (in Fabriano), Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria (in Perugia) and Museo Cinema a Pennello (in Montecosaro). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Assisi.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Assisi trip planner.

Drive from Ravello to Assisi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 12°C in Assisi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Perugia, Museo del Pianoforte Storico e del Suono, The Basilica of San Nicola a Tolentino, Museo Cinema a Pennello
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 18:
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica of Santa Croce. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Siena (Wine Tours & Tastings, San Francesco, &more) and Castello di Monterinaldi (in Radda in Chianti). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get a taste of the local shopping with Limbo Art Gallery, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence online itinerary planner.

Drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Siena, Castello di Monterinaldi
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 22:
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Doge's Palace and St Mark's Campanile are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Ca' d'Oro. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Verona (Cappella dei Notai, Piazza delle Erbe, &more) and Padua (Chiesa di San Gaetano, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Florence in October: highs in Venice hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Verona, Padua
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 27:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

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