56 days in Germany, Italy & Belgium Itinerary

56 days in Germany, Italy & Belgium Itinerary

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Dresden, Germany
— 6 nights
2
Berlin, Germany
— 6 nights
3
Bologna, Italy
— 5 nights
4
Ravenna, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Brescia, Italy
— 4 nights
6
Bergamo, Italy
— 5 nights
7
Como, Italy
— 4 nights
8
Legnano, Italy
— 1 night
9
Milan, Italy
— 6 nights
10
Brussels, Belgium
— 8 nights
11
Antwerp, Belgium
— 7 nights

6
nights
Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
You'll explore and learn at The Dresden Zwinger and Albertinum. Frauenkirche Dresden and Katholische Hofkirche will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Dresden: Leipzig (Bach Museum, St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche), &more), Obere Schleuse Kirnitschklamm (in Hinterhermsdorf) and Schwarzwassertal (in Marienberg). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Radduscher Naturhafen, engage your brain at Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Theaterplatz, and step into the grandiose world of Schloss & Park Pillnitz.

To find out how to plan a trip to Dresden, use our trip itinerary maker.

Budapest, Hungary to Dresden is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in March, expect nights in Dresden to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are slightly colder, around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Leipzig, Obere Schleuse Kirnitschklamm, Radduscher Naturhafen, Schwarzwassertal
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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

6
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at East Side Gallery and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Berlin: Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz (in Lubben) and Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen (in Oranienburg). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, examine the collection at Neues Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Tauchschule Linek.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Berlin trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Bologna.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz, Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 13:
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Walking tours
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

5
nights
Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Appreciate the collections at Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti and International museum and library of music. Get some cultural insight at Basilica di San Petronio and Basilica di San Domenico. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bologna: Collezione Salsapariglia (in Bagnolo In Piano), Salse di Nirano (in Fiorano Modenese) and Modena (Casa Museo Luciano Pavarotti & Museo Civico d'Arte). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, get engrossed in the history at Museo Civico Archeologico, see the interesting displays at Museo per la Memoria di Ustica, and surround yourself with nature on Associazione Vitruvio.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bologna attractions planning app.

Fly from Berlin to Bologna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. March in Bologna sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ravenna.

Things to do in Bologna

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ferrara, Modena, Collezione Salsapariglia, Salse di Nirano, Cattedrale di Parma
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 18:
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Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna ©
Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
Castello Estense ©
Castello Estense

3
nights
Ravenna, Italy

Ravenna ©
Famous for its wealth of original mosaics, Ravenna is a hub of artistic and cultural heritage.
You'll explore and learn at Museo NatuRa and Archiepiscopal Museum. Popular historic sites such as Basilica San Vitale and Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ravenna: Musei San Domenico (in Forli), International Museum of Ceramics (in Faenza) and Valle Campo (in Lido di Spina). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Il Villaggio delle Cicogne, test your team's savvy at Ravenna Escape - Room di Savio, make a trip to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ravenna visit planner.

You can drive from Bologna to Ravenna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March in Ravenna, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Brescia.

Things to do in Ravenna

Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Valle Campo, Musei San Domenico, International Museum of Ceramics, Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 21:
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Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe ©
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo ©
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo

4
nights
Brescia, Italy

Brescia ©
As the second largest city in Lombardy after Milan, Brescia has served as an important hub of commerce and culture since pre-Roman times.
Get a sense of the local culture at Parco Comunale delle Incisioni Rupestri di Luine and Parco Archeologico Comunale di Seradina-Bedolina. Let the collections at Percorso Archeologico Di Palazzo Martinengo and Museum in Motion capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Riserva Naturale Orientata Valli di Sant’Antonio (in Corteno Golgi), Museo Paleoantropologico del Po (in San Daniele Po) and Basilica Santa Maria della Croce (in Crema). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Valtenesi del Garda, view the masterpieces at Galleria dell'Incisione, contemplate the long history of Bunker di Cavriana, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Parco Archeologico Naturalistico della Rocca di Manerba del Garda.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Brescia trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Ravenna to Brescia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Ravenna in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Brescia, with lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bergamo.

Things to do in Brescia

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Museum in Motion, Parco Comunale delle Incisioni Rupestri di Luine, Riserva Naturale Orientata Valli di Sant’Antonio, Valtenesi del Garda, Museo Archeologico Della Valle Sabbia
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 25:
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Bunker di Cavriana ©
Bunker di Cavriana
Basilica Santa Maria della Croce ©
Basilica Santa Maria della Croce

5
nights
Bergamo, Italy

Bergamo ©
In the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is features a wealth of artistic treasures and a charming medieval atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore and Forte Montecchio Nord. Your inner history buff will appreciate Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona and Convento dell'Incoronata. Change things up with these side-trips from Bergamo: Il Regno Dei Rapaci (in Gessate), Asinoteca (in Ornago) and FiorirAnno (in Cornate d'Adda). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of La Citta Alta, test your team's savvy at In Time Escape Room, look and learn at Parco Astronomico la Torre del Sole, and contemplate the long history of Mura Venete.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bergamo travel route planner.

Getting from Brescia to Bergamo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Como.

Things to do in Bergamo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Almenno San Bartolomeo, Sotto il Monte Giovanni XXIII, Colico, Il Regno Dei Rapaci, In Time Escape Room
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 30:
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Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona ©
Forte Montecchio Nord ©
Forte Montecchio Nord
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

4
nights
Como, Italy

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Popular historic sites such as Basilica di San Vincenzo in Galliano and Cathedral of Como (Duomo) are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Il Tornio and Paul DEMARIA - The Open Lake & Landscape Studio d’Arte. Explore Como's surroundings by going to Castello di Rezzonico (in Rezzonico), Greenway del Lago di Como (in Colonno) and Riserva Naturale Val di Mello (in Val Masino). Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with Universal Diving School, look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Monte Barro, admire the striking features of Villa Olmo, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Castiglioni.

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You can drive from Bergamo to Como in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daily temperatures in Como can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Legnano.

Things to do in Como

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Varenna, Castello di Rezzonico, Giardango, Greenway del Lago di Como, Museo Castiglioni
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 3:
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Universal Diving School ©
Universal Diving School
Il Tornio ©
Il Tornio
Greenway del Lago di Como ©
Greenway del Lago di Como

1
night
Legnano, Italy

Legnano ©
Legnano is an Italian town and comune with 60,313 inhabitants in the north-westernmost part of the Metropolitan City of Milan, about 20km from central Milan. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the landscape on two wheels at Sentiero della Lanca Di Bernate, contemplate the waterfront views at Parco Arcadia, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Storico Alfa Romeo, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Legnano tour planning tool.

Getting from Como to Legnano by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Legnano

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Parco Arcadia, Sentiero della Lanca Di Bernate, Museo Storico Alfa Romeo
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Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo ©
Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo
Museo Storico Alfa Romeo ©
Museo Storico Alfa Romeo
Parco Arcadia ©
Parco Arcadia

6
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Milano and Pinacoteca di Brera. Museum-lovers will get to explore Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Civic Archaeological Museum. Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Oasi di Sant'Alessio (in Sant'Alessio con Vialone), Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata (in Lodi) and Oltre Room (in Voghera). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, explore the world behind art at Museo Poldi Pezzoli, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Legnano to Milan by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Oasi di Sant'Alessio, Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata, Oltre Room
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

8
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.
You'll explore and learn at Atomium and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Get some historical perspective at Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, Belfry of Bruges, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), explore the world behind art at Musée d'Ixelles, get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Natural Sciences, and contemplate the long history of Maison d'Erasme.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Brussels trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Milan to Brussels in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in April, things will get slightly colder in Brussels: highs are around 15°C and lows about 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Antwerp.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Bruges
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 18:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

7
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Gravensteen and Ghent City Center. Museum Dr. Guislain and Museum Voor Schone Kunsten will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Antwerp side-trips: Fort Van Duffel (in Duffel), Ghent (St Michael's Bridge, Graslei and Korenlei, &more) and Molsbroek (in Lokeren). Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on Grote Netewoud - Meerhout, examine the collection at Red Star Line Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beguinage.

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Traveling by car from Brussels to Antwerp takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Antwerp, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Antwerp

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ghent, Fort Van Duffel, Beguinage, Vismarkt, Molsbroek
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 25:
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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei

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