58 days in Europe Itinerary

58 days in Europe Itinerary

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58 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Zurich, Switzerland
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Paris, France
— 6 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
5
Rouen, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Caen, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Aix-en-Provence, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Hyeres, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Nice, France
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
10
Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
11
Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Zurich, Switzerland

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Let the collections at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rijksmuseum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Haarlem (Hofje van Oorschot, Grote Markt, &more), Duinreservaat Castricum (in Castricum) and The Hague (Humanity House & Museum Bredius). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, visit The Jordaan, and browse the exhibits of Willet-Holthuysen Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online trip itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. September in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Hague, Haarlem, Duinreservaat Castricum
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 6:
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

5
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Centre of Brugge and Church of Our Lady Bruges. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Groeningemuseum and Basilica of the Holy Blood. Change things up with these side-trips from Bruges: Ghent (Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve, Saint Bavo's Cathedral, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, browse the exhibits of Holy Savior Cathedral (Sint-Salvatorskathedraal), and take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Ghent
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 11:
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

5
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.
Visit Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Atomium and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels, explore the world behind art at Van Buuren Museum, and contemplate the long history of Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Brussels travel route planner.

Getting from Bruges to Brussels by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 16:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

6
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September in Paris, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 22:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
nights
Rouen, France

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Appreciate the collections at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and Fondation Claude Monet. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and Cimetiere Saint-Sever. Get out of town with these interesting Rouen side-trips: L’Atelier de Leo (in Evreux), Abbaye de Jumieges (in Jumieges) and Caresse de Tigre (in La Mailleraye-sur-Seine). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Chateau d'Harcourt, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cote Sainte-Catherine, walk around Chateau d'Etelan, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rouen driving holiday planner.

You can take a bus from Paris to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September in Rouen, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Caen.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Giverny, Caresse de Tigre, Abbaye de Jumieges, Chateau d'Harcourt, Eglise Saint-Germain
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 27:
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Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet

5
nights
Caen, France

Caen ©
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.
Appreciate the collections at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Musee de Quineville. Mont Saint-Michel and Cimetières Militaires are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel), Colleville-sur-Mer (Normandy American Cemetery & Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach) and Scriptorial d'Avranches, musee des manuscrits du Mont Saint-Michel (in Avranches). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, take in the history at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais, and contemplate the long history of Church of Angoville-Au-Plain.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Caen online day trip planner.

You can drive from Rouen to Caen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Caen

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bayeux, Mont-Saint-Michel, Ranville, Colleville-sur-Mer, Falaise
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 2:
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

5
nights
Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Popular historic sites such as Palais des Papes and Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence and Musee Granet. Explore Aix-en-Provence's surroundings by going to Pont d'Avignon (in Avignon), La Ciotat (La Calanque de Figuerolles & Scuba & Snorkeling) and Distillerie A. Blachere (in Chateauneuf-du-Pape). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Site Memorial du Camp des Milles, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, take in the exciting artwork at Tapiezo, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Lourmarin.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Aix-en-Provence trip planner.

Fly from Caen to Aix-en-Provence in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, Aix-en-Provence is a bit warmer than Caen - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hyeres.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Gordes, Avignon, La Ciotat, Distillerie A. Blachere, Abbaye de Saint-Hilaire
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 7:
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Distillerie A. Blachere ©
Distillerie A. Blachere
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles ©
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles

5
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. You'll explore and learn at Citadelle de Saint-Tropez - Musee d'histoire maritime and Fondation Carmignac. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chartreuse de la Verne and Musee de la Mine du Cap Garonne. Explore Hyeres' surroundings by going to La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Gigaro & Le Cap Lardier), Chapelle Notre Dame de Pepiole (in Six-Fours-les-Plages) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at La Route du Sel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Anglicane, take in panoramic vistas at Chateau d'Hyeres, and trek along Sentier Jean Francois Jube.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hyeres tour site.

Drive from Aix-en-Provence to Hyeres in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Hyeres can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Hyeres

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Le Pradet, Collobrieres, Saint-Tropez, La Croix-Valmer, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 12:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Chartreuse de la Verne ©
Chartreuse de la Verne

6
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Visit Vieille Ville and Lérins Islands for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Saint-Paul de Vence. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews (in La Napoule-Plage), Swim with Dolphins (in Mandelieu-la-Napoule) and Frejus (Base Nature Francois Leotard & Musee d'Histoire Locale et des Traditions). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, explore the gorgeous colors at Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer), examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Pierre & Paul.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nice online tour planner.

Getting from Hyeres to Nice by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Nice can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Frejus, Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, Saint-Paul de Vence, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 18:
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©

5
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Nymphenburg Palace and Munich Residenz are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Peter's Church and Kaiserburg Nurnberg. Explore Munich's surroundings by going to Nuremberg (Museum Tucherschloss und Hirsvogelsaal, Albrecht Durer's House, &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, make a trip to Marienplatz, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Theatinerkirche St. Kajetan.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Munich driving holiday planning tool.

Getting from Nice to Munich by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Nice in October, with highs in Munich at 16°C and lows at 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Nuremberg
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 23:
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

5
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pergamonmuseum and East Side Gallery. The Dresden Zwinger and Jewish Museum Berlin will appeal to museum buffs. When in Berlin, make a side trip to see Big courtyard of the Residence / Grosser Schlosshof Dresdner Residenz in Dresden, approximately Dresden away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin travel website.

You can fly from Munich to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Dresden
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 28:
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

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