31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe journey planner
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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
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Van Gogh Museum and Grote Markt. Appreciate the collections at Rijksmuseum and Anne Frank House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Old Church (in Delft), The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague) and Haarlem (Teylers Museum, Frans Hals Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis, contemplate the long history of Willet-Holthuysen Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planning site.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 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. Visit Beguinage and Sint Katharinakerk for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Béguinage of Turnhout and National Playing Card Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turnhout: Lier (Lier Historical Town, Sint-Anna en Sint-Joachim Godshuis, &more), Mechelen (St. Rumbold's Cathedral & Kazerne Dossin) and Lommel (Polish Military Cemetery & Uitkijktoren Lommelse Sahara). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Architect's House Jozef Schellekens, see the interesting displays at Mining Museum Beringen, take an in-depth tour of Stedelijk Museum Hoogstraten, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sint-Pieterskerk.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Turnhout trip site.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Turnhout in 2 hours. In January in Turnhout, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Heerlen.
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Heerlen, The Netherlands — 6 nights

Heerlen is a city and a municipality in the southeast of the Netherlands. Get some historical perspective at Meanderende Swalm in het Groenewoud and St Michaelskerk (Abbey Church). Nederlands Mijnmuseum and Thermenmuseum (Roman Baths Museum) will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Sint Dionysiuskerkje (in Asselt), Designer Outlet Roermond (in Roermond) and Basiliek, H.H. Wiro, Plechelmus en Otgerus (in Sint Odilienberg). The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with Duiklocatie Boschmolenplas, identify plant and animal life at Schutterspark, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peterus Banden Kerk, and explore the different monuments and memorials at German War Cemetery Ysselsteyn.

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

You can drive from Turnhout to Heerlen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January in Heerlen, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Le Chemin de la Corniche and Grand Ducal Palace. You'll explore and learn at Museum Drai Eechelen and Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Vianden Castle (in Vianden), Bourscheid Castle (in Bourscheid) and Diekirch (Conservatoire National de Vehicules Historiques, MNHM National Museum of Military History, &more). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, get engrossed in the history at Fort Thungen, don't miss a visit to Casemates du Bock, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Sandweiler German Military Cemetery, Luxembourg.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Luxembourg City using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Heerlen to Luxembourg City takes 3 hours. January in Luxembourg City sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough 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.
Get some historical perspective at Old Town and Hofkirche. Friedhof Fluntern and Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Bern (Kunstmuseum Bern & Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center)), Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, &more) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, examine the collection at Elsener Messerschmied AG, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hare Krishna Temple.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Luxembourg City to Zurich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive 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. On the 31st (Wed), make a trip to Studio del pittore Pellizza da Volpedo, see the interesting displays at Associazione Pellizza Onlus, and then make a trip to Piazza Quarto Stato.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Castellania trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Zurich to Castellania in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January in Castellania, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive back home.
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