31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip maker
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 8 nights
Drive
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Turnhout, Belgium
— 4 nights
Drive
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Heerlen, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
Drive
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 4 nights
Fly
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 7 nights
Drive
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Castellania, Italy
— 1 night
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Copenhagen

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 8 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis. Grote Markt and Willet-Holthuysen Museum will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Haarlem (Teylers Museum, Frans Hals Museum, &more), The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague) and Old Church (in Delft). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, visit The Jordaan, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam tour planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Turnhout.
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Turnhout, Belgium — 4 nights

Turnhout is a Belgian municipality located in the Flemish province of Antwerp. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Beguinage and Begijnhof Hoogstraten. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Architect's House Jozef Schellekens and Sint Katharinakerk. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turnhout: Lier (Lier Historical Town, Sint-Anna en Sint-Joachim Godshuis, &more), Lommel (Polish Military Cemetery & Uitkijktoren Lommelse Sahara) and Mechelen (St. Rumbold's Cathedral & Kazerne Dossin). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Sint-Pieterskerk, get engrossed in the history at Stedelijk Museum Hoogstraten, take in the spiritual surroundings of Geboortehuis St-Jan Berchmans, and examine the collection at National Playing Card Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Turnhout route planning website.

Getting from Amsterdam to Turnhout by car takes about 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Turnhout are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Heerlen.
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Heerlen, The Netherlands — 6 nights

Heerlen is a city and a municipality in the southeast of the Netherlands. Appreciate the collections at Nederlands Mijnmuseum and Thermenmuseum (Roman Baths Museum). Get a sense of the local culture at Meanderende Swalm in het Groenewoud and St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Heerlen: Basiliek, H.H. Wiro, Plechelmus en Otgerus (in Sint Odilienberg), Sint Dionysiuskerkje (in Asselt) and Designer Outlet Roermond (in Roermond). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Duiklocatie Boschmolenplas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretokapel, walk around Schutterspark, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sint-Michielskerk.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Heerlen holiday planner.

Drive from Turnhout to Heerlen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Heerlen can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Luxembourg City.
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg — 4 nights

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.
You'll explore and learn at Museum Drai Eechelen and Letzebuerg City Museum. Get some cultural insight at Le Chemin de la Corniche and Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Luxembourg City: Diekirch (Conservatoire National de Vehicules Historiques, MNHM National Museum of Military History, &more), Vianden Castle (in Vianden) and Bourscheid Castle (in Bourscheid). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, make a trip to William Square, brush up on your military savvy at Fort Thungen, and browse the exhibits of Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Luxembourg City trip planning site.

You can drive from Heerlen to Luxembourg City in 3 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to fly to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 7 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Town and Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). Your inner history buff will appreciate Friedhof Fluntern and Hare Krishna Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens), Bern (Kunstmuseum Bern & Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center)) and Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Predigerkirche, take in the exciting artwork at Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection, and look for gifts at Elsener Messerschmied AG.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zurich journey maker tool.

You can fly from Luxembourg City to Zurich in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In January in Zurich, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Castellania.
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Castellania, Italy — 1 night

Castellania is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 100km southeast of Turin and about 30km southeast of Alessandria. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Studio del pittore Pellizza da Volpedo, then see the interesting displays at Associazione Pellizza Onlus, and then make a trip to Piazza Quarto Stato.

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Getting from Zurich to Castellania by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. In January in Castellania, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.
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