59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 6 nights
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Moscow, Russia
— 4 nights
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Rostov-on-Don, Russia
— 2 nights
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Tbilisi, Georgia
— 4 nights
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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
— 4 nights
Fly to Katowice International Airport, Drive to Zabrze
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Zabrze, Poland
— 2 nights
Drive to Katowice International Airport, Fly to Amsterdam
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Liege, Belgium
— 1 day
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Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Marseille, France
— 5 nights
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Saint-Etienne, France
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy

— 4 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Get some cultural insight at Duomo di Milano and Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Your inner history buff will appreciate Castello Sforzesco and Arena di Verona. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio, Casa di Giulietta, &more) and Turin (Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama) & Museo Egizio). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with 4Sub Scuola Sub PADI Milano, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, and see the interesting displays at Civic Archaeological Museum.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Milan attractions planner.

Mendrisio, Switzerland to Milan is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In June in Milan, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Naples.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Naples, Italy

— 6 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Villa Rufolo. Appreciate the collections at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli and Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte. Venture out of the city with trips to Pompeii (Villa dei Misteri & Terme del Foro), Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi) and Ravello (Duomo di Ravello & Villa Cimbrone Gardens). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, explore the ancient world of Villa di Poppea, take in the pleasant sights at Lungomare Caracciolo, and steep yourself in history at Castel Nuovo - Maschio Angioino.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Naples trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Milan to Naples takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Moscow.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Moscow, Russia

— 4 nights

Third Rome

Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Red Square and Lenin's Mausoleum will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Moscow Kremlin and State Tretyakov Gallery. Change things up with a short trip to Bird Park Vorobyi in Vorobi (about 1h 45 min away). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Basil's Cathedral, stroll the grounds of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, take an in-depth tour of Armoury Chamber, and see the interesting displays at Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Moscow tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Naples to Moscow by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Naples in June, things will get a bit cooler in Moscow: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Rostov-on-Don.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

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Rostov-on-Don, Russia

— 2 nights

Gates to the Caucasus

The gateway to the northern Caucasus region, Rostov-on-Don serves as a stopover for travelers on their way to the country's celebrated Black Sea coast.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): gain insight with DonTour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Soldier Synagogue, and then learn about all things military at Cultural and Exhibition Center of DGTU Don Cossack Guard.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rostov-on-Don route planner.

Traveling by flight from Moscow to Rostov-on-Don takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Moscow in June; daily highs in Rostov-on-Don reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Rostov-on-Don

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Tbilisi, Georgia

— 4 nights
On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Illusions and Georgian National Museum. Get some cultural insight at Narikala Fortress and Tsminda Sameba Cathedral. Change things up with a short trip to Jvari Church in Mtskheta (about 40 minutes away). Spend the 1st (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi and take a memorable drive along Rustaveli Avenue.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tbilisi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rostov-on-Don to Tbilisi takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rostov-on-Don to Tbilisi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Tbilisi can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can fly to Kyiv (Kiev).

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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine

— 4 nights
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
The Holy Dormition Kyiv Caves Lavra and Kiev Funicular will appeal to history buffs. Pyrohovo Open-Air Museum and St. Volodymyr's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sophia's Cathedral, do sightseeing your way with Private Tours, examine the collection at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Chernobyl National Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kyiv (Kiev) holiday maker site.

Traveling by flight from Tbilisi to Kyiv (Kiev) takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Tbilisi to Kyiv (Kiev), you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Kyiv (Kiev) is little chillier than Tbilisi - with highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Zabrze.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Transportation
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Zabrze, Poland

— 2 nights
Zabrze is a city in Silesia in southern Poland, near Katowice. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Rynek, Gliwice, examine the collection at Radiostacja Gliwice, and then make a trip to Kolejkowo - Wonderful world in miniature!.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Zabrze trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Kyiv (Kiev) to Zabrze with the Route module. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) in July, plan for little chillier nights in Zabrze, with lows around 15°C. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Zabrze

Museums · Historic Sites

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 5 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.
Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Anne Frank House and Grote Markt for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) (in Haarlem) and Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden (in Sint Jansklooster). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, contemplate the long history of Willet-Holthuysen Museum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, and get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Zabrze to Amsterdam. In July in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands

— 5 nights

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Visit Madurodam and Maria van Jessekerk for their historical value. The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and World Heritage Kinderdijk are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Rotterdam: Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk) and Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), admire the landmark architecture of Euromast, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nieuwe Kerk, and snap pictures at Erasmus Bridge.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rotterdam vacation planning tool.

Getting from Amsterdam to Rotterdam by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

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Bruges, Belgium

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Appreciate the collections at Groeningemuseum and Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum. Visit Historic Centre of Brugge and Gravensteen for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Graslei and Korenlei, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Belfry of Bruges, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Adornesdomein & Jeruzalemkerk, get to know the fascinating history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, and contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bruges day trip planning app.

You can drive from Rotterdam to Bruges in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Brussels, Belgium

— 4 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). You'll explore and learn at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium and Horta Museum (Musee Horta). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Atomium, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and explore the world behind art at Magritte Museum.

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You can drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Brussels, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Liege.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Liege, Belgium

— 1 day

The Fervent City

Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Ardennes American Cemetery, explore the world behind art at La Boverie, then contemplate the long history of Cathedral de Liege (Liege Cathedral), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Coteaux de la Citadelle.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Liege online route planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Liege in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Liege can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to fly to Valencia.

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Valencia, Spain

— 2 nights

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 28th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Valencia Cathedral and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market of Valencia, then admire the striking features of La Lonja de la Seda, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza de la Virgen, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Jardi del Turia.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Valencia holiday builder app.

Fly from Liege to Valencia in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Liege in July, with highs in Valencia at 36°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Barcelona, Spain

— 5 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Get some cultural insight at Parc Guell and Las Ramblas. Explore Barcelona's surroundings by going to Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro), Vila Vella (Old Town) (in Tossa de Mar) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Sant Feliu de Guixols). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, see the interesting displays at Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares), stroll around Parc de Montjuic, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip website.

Getting from Valencia to Barcelona by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. July in Barcelona sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to fly to Marseille.

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Marseille, France

— 5 nights

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Visit Palais des Papes and Pont d'Avignon for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Carrieres des Lumieres and Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marseille: Aix-en-Provence (Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence & Cours Mirabeau), La Croisette (in Cannes) and Pont du Gard (in Vers-Pont-du-Gard). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Baux de Provence, head off the coast to Chateau d'If, and take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Marseille itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Marseille takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Marseille, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can fly to Saint-Etienne.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

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Saint-Etienne, France

— 2 nights
Situated in the Massif Central, Saint-Étienne is a bustling capital of the Loire department with diverse activities and attractions, such as natural gorges, cultural events, cathedrals, historical sites, museums, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Musee de la mine, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gorges de la Loire, and then examine the collection at Musee des Verts.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Saint-Etienne trip maker app.

Getting from Marseille to Saint-Etienne by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Marseille in August: high temperatures in Saint-Etienne hover around 30°C and lows are around 16°C. On the 10th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Saint-Etienne

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

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