57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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Cologne, Germany
— 10 nights
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Bochum, Germany
— 7 nights
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Wiesbaden, Germany
— 9 nights
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Drive to Frankfurt am Main Airport, Fly to Tours-Val-de-Loire Airport, Drive to Chatellerault
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Chatellerault, France
— 7 nights
Drive
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Autun, France
— 8 nights
Drive
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Werchter, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Woerden, The Netherlands
— 8 nights
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Halfweg, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Cologne, Germany — 10 nights

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
You'll explore and learn at Chocolate Museum and Romisch-Germanisches Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Cologne Cathedral and NS Documentation Centre of the City of Cologne. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cologne: Teverener Heide (in Geilenkirchen), Aachen Cathedral (in Aachen) and Stolberger Burg (in Stolberg). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, don't miss a visit to Shrine of the Three Kings, explore the ancient world of Porta Nigra, and stroll the grounds of Melaten-Friedhof.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cologne visit planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Cologne is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Copenhagen in June, expect nights in Cologne to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Bochum.
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Bochum, Germany — 7 nights

Once a booming mining city and a critical piece of Germany’s heavily industrialized Ruhr region, Bochum today has morphed into a major hub of the service sector.
Popular historic sites such as Dorfkirche Stiepel and St Lambert's Church are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at LWL-Industriemuseum Zeche Hannover and German Mining Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bochum: LVR-Archaologischer Park Xanten (in Xanten), Bergehalde Grosses Holz (in Bergkamen) and LWL-Industriemuseum Schiffshebewerk Henrichenburg (in Waltrop). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Emsdettener Venn, explore the world behind art at Museum unter Tage - MuT, examine the collection at Lwl Industrial Museum Zollern, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Muenster Cathedral (St. Paulus Dom).

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bochum vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Cologne to Bochum in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Wiesbaden.
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Wiesbaden, Germany — 9 nights

Jewel of the Rhine

One of Europe's oldest spa towns, Wiesbaden has been catering to travelers from countries near and far for many centuries.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Schloss Heidelberg and Reichsburg Cochem. Museum-lovers will appreciate Auto & Technik Museum (Automobile and Technology Museum) and Gutenberg Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Deutsche Greifenwarte (in Hassmersheim), Eltz Castle (in Wierschem) and Schlagkamp Weinmuseum (in Senheim). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Eschbacher Klippen, stroll the grounds of Sudfriedhof, appreciate the extensive heritage of Neroberg, and make a trip to Marksburg.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Wiesbaden trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Bochum to Wiesbaden in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sat) before leaving for Chatellerault.
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Chatellerault, France — 7 nights

Châtellerault is a commune in the Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in France. You'll explore and learn at Maison De George Sand and Auto Motocycle Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chateau de Loches and Musee Renaudot. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chatellerault: Musee de la Prehistoire (in Le Grand-Pressigny), Azay-le-Ferron (Reserve Zoologique de la Haute-Touche & Chateau d'Azay Le Ferron, Parc et Jardins) and Eglise Saint-Martin de Vic (in Nohant-Vic). There's still lots to do: stroll through Sentier Randocroquis du Pas-aux-Anes, take in the views from Pont Henri IV, walk around Parc de Forclan, and contemplate the long history of Le Donjon de La Cite Royale de Loches.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Chatellerault travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Wiesbaden to Chatellerault with the Route module. In July, daytime highs in Chatellerault are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Autun.
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Autun, France — 8 nights

Autun is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France. You'll explore and learn at Musee Rolin and CNCS - Centre National du Costume de Scene. Get some historical perspective at Abbaye de Fontenay and Bibracte. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Autun: MuseoParc Alesia (in Alise-Sainte-Reine), Chateau de Bazoches (in Bazoches) and Basilique Sainte Madeleine (in Vezelay). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along La Boire des Carres, make a trip to Temple de Janus, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Cormatin, and admire the striking features of Cathedrale St-Lazare.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Autun trip planner.

You can drive from Chatellerault to Autun in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Autun sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Werchter.
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Werchter, Belgium — 5 nights

Popular historic sites such as Kasteel De Merode Westerlo and Abdij Tongerlo are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Royal Museum for Central Africa and Kasteel de Borrekens. Change things up with these side-trips from Werchter: Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-ten-Poel Church (in Tienen), Saint-Gorgoniuskerk (in Hoegaarden) and Hezemeer (in Eindhout).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Werchter trip builder site.

You can drive from Autun to Werchter in 6.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, daily temperatures in Werchter can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Woerden.
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Woerden, The Netherlands — 8 nights

Woerden is a city and a municipality in the central Netherlands. Kasteel de Haar and Castellum Hoge Woerd will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Petrustoren and Sint Janskerk are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Woerden: Healey Museum (in Vreeland), Gouda (Het Oude Stadhuys Gouda, Museum De Moriaan, &more) and Archeon (in Alphen aan den Rijn). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Natuurmonumenten Nieuwkoopse Plassen, step into the grandiose world of Kasteel Heeswijk, identify plant and animal life at Tafelbergheide, and examine the collection at Singer Laren Museum, Theatre and Sculpture Garden.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Woerden trip tool.

Drive from Werchter to Woerden in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Woerden are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Halfweg.
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Halfweg, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Halfweg is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): wander the streets of Stadshart Amstelveen, then explore the world behind art at Cruquius Pump Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Middelpolder.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Halfweg trip planner.

Drive from Woerden to Halfweg in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Halfweg are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 8th (Mon), you'll travel back home.
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