58 days in Europe Itinerary

58 days in Europe Itinerary

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Aalborg, Denmark
— 2 nights
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Aarhus, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Reims, France
— 3 nights
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Clermont-Ferrand, France
— 1 night
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Orleans, France
— 1 night
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Caen, France
— 6 nights
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Marseille, France
— 5 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Bologna, Italy
— 6 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Genoa, Italy
— 2 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 3 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights

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Aalborg, Denmark — 2 nights

Aalborg, is Denmark's fourth biggest city with an urban population of 136.000 (including 22.000 in the twin city Nørresundby 600 meters across the Limfjorden. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Lille Vildmose Centret and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hadsund Dyrehave. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Jens Bang's Stenhus, steep yourself in history at Vikingemuseet Lindholm Hoje, and then get to know the resident critters at Aalborg Zoologiske Have.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Aalborg day trip planning website.

Copenhagen to Aalborg is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Aarhus.
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Aarhus, Denmark — 3 nights

Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel. Home to a young population, the city has a reputation for producing internationally known pop and rock musicians.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Helligaandskirken and Mollestien. You'll explore and learn at Moesgaard Museum and Den Gamle By. Change things up with these side-trips from Aarhus: Givskud Zoo Zootopia (in Give), Porskaer Stenhus (in Knebel) and Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church (in Jelling). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sct. Nicolai Church, contemplate the long history of Vor Frue Kirke, and look for all kinds of wild species at Aarslev Engso.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Aarhus trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Aalborg to Aarhus by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Aarhus, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Reims.
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Reims, France — 3 nights

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Hotel Le Vergeur Museum and Museum of the Surrender will appeal to museum buffs. Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims and Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reims: Moet et Chandon (in Epernay), Chateau de Pierrefonds (in Pierrefonds) and Verdun Memorial (in Fleury-Devant-Douaumont). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Palais du Tau and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint-Remi.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Reims route builder app.

Fly from Aarhus to Reims in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Aarhus, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Reims, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Clermont-Ferrand.
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Clermont-Ferrand, France — 1 night

Famous for its chain of extinct volcanoes surrounding Clermont-Ferrand includes the highest Puy-de-Dôme volcano only 13 km (8 mi) from its city center.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Volcano Park of Lemptegy, see the interesting displays at L'Aventure Michelin, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Clermont-Ferrand planner.

You can fly from Reims to Clermont-Ferrand in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Reims in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Clermont-Ferrand. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Orleans.
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Orleans, France — 1 night

Orléans is a city in north-central France, about 111km southwest of Paris. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): examine the collection at Musee Memorial des enfants du Vel d'Hiv, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orléans Cathedral, and then contemplate the long history of Hotel Groslot.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Orleans route planner.

Traveling by car from Clermont-Ferrand to Orleans takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Caen.
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Caen, France — 6 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mont Saint-Michel and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. Appreciate the collections at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Fondation Claude Monet. Get out of town with these interesting Caen side-trips: Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise), Arromanches-les-Bains (Musee du debarquement & Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema) and Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, learn about all things military at Memorial de Caen, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Omaha Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Caen trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Orleans to Caen in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Marseille.
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Marseille, France — 5 nights

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Appreciate the collections at Carrieres des Lumieres and Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Get some cultural insight at Palais des Papes and Amphitheatre (les Arenes). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Trolib (in Cassis), Pont d'Avignon (in Avignon) and Decouverte du Vivant (in Sanary-sur-Mer). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, contemplate the long history of Eglise St-Trophime, take a stroll through The Panier, and take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Marseille online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Caen to Marseille takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Caen in June, things will get a bit warmer in Marseille: highs are around 33°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Naples.
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Naples, Italy — 5 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get some cultural insight at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Duomo di Ravello. Popular historic sites such as Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Galleria Borbonica are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Lupanar (in Pompeii), Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi) and Villa Rufolo (in Ravello). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, get engrossed in the history at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, delve into the distant past at Villa di Poppea, and see the interesting displays at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Naples trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Marseille to Naples takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Naples are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 6 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Vatican Museums and Palazzo Doria Pamphilj will appeal to museum buffs. Colosseum and Piazza Navona will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and make a trip to Spanish Steps.

To find reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. July in Rome sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Bologna.
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Bologna, Italy — 6 nights

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Get a sense of the local culture at Piazza San Marco and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Doge's Palace and Piazza del Duomo. Change things up with these side-trips from Bologna: Venice (St Mark's Campanile, Canal Grande, &more) and Florence (Palazzo Vecchio, Pitti Palace, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, examine the collection at Museo per la Memoria di Ustica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Domenico, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Maggiore.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bologna trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Rome to Bologna by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 4 nights

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.
Let the collections at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Pinacoteca di Brera capture your imagination. Duomo di Milano and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Basilica di Santa Anastasia, Arena di Verona, &more). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Milan travel planning app.

You can take a train from Bologna to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Milan sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Genoa.
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Genoa, Italy — 2 nights

Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
On the 26th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Palazzo Ducale, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, meet the residents at Aquarium of Genoa, then see the interesting displays at Galata Museo del Mare, and finally get engrossed in the history at Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi and then get a dose of the wild on Set Sail Tours.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Genoa itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Milan to Genoa in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Milan in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Genoa, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turin.
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Turin, Italy — 3 nights

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, then examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, and then explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Superga, view the masterpieces at Reggia Di Reale, then make a trip to Palazzo Reale Di Torino, and finally contemplate the long history of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone.

Before you visit Turin, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Genoa to Turin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Genoa in July since evenings lows in Turin dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Geneva.
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Geneva, Switzerland — 2 nights

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Patek Philippe Museum and Museum of Viticulture and Wine (Musee de la Vigne et du Vin) will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Chateau de Chillon and Cathedrale de Lausanne. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Geneva: Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey) and The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) (in Lausanne). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and walk around Jardin Anglais.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Geneva trip builder site.

You can drive from Turin to Geneva in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Turin in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Geneva, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 3 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Museum Rietberg will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town and Bahnhofstrasse. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (The Rosengart Collection & Chapel Bridge). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Augusto Giacometti Entrance Hall.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Zurich trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Geneva to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Copenhagen.
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 5 nights

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nyhavn and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of Denmark and The Karen Blixen Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Copenhagen side-trips: Kronborg (in Helsingoer) and Frederiksborg Castle (in Hillerod). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Rosenborg Castle, ponder the world of politics at Christiansborg Slot, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, and don't miss a visit to Our Saviour's Church.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Zurich to Copenhagen in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in August, you will find days in Copenhagen are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
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