59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London, United Kingdom
+2
Drive + Train + Drive:  3 h 15 min
1
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 30 min
9
Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
Subway + Fly:  5 h 30 min
10
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
11
Nice, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
12
Saint-Raphael, France
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  5 h 15 min
13
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
End: London, United Kingdom

2
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.
On the 2nd (Wed), examine the collection at Historium Brugge, look for gifts at Chocolates & Happiness, don't miss a visit to Belfry of Bruges, contemplate the long history of Chapelle de Jerusalem, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Karmelietenkerk Ou Eglise des Carmes, and finally stroll around Leopoldpark. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint-Walburgakerk, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of De Vos Almshouse (Godshuis de Vos), then admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Brugge Sint Jacobskerk.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bruges day trip website.

London, UK to Bruges is an approximately 3.5- hour combination of car and train. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Leopoldpark
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 4:
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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum

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.
Head to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and Pierre Marcolinifor plenty of shopping. Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bastogne (Bastogne War Museum & Mardasson Memorial), Memorial Waterloo 1815 (in Braine-l'Alleud) and Antwerp (Saint Paul's Church & Rubens House (Rubenshuis)). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, examine the collection at Atomium, admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire, and brush up on your military savvy at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels journey planner.

Traveling by train from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Brussels, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Bastogne, Antwerp, Great Market Square (Grote Markt), Memorial Waterloo 1815, La plage de Renipont
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 9:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Get in touch with nature at Fishing Charters & Tours and Race Planet Delft. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague, Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, stop by The Jordaan, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip builder site.

You can take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

The Hague, Race Planet Delft
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 14:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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 Topography of Terror and Frauenkirche Dresden. Relax by the water at Strandbar Mitte and Strandbad Tegeler See. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Berlin: Leipzig (St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche) & Hauptbahnhof Leipzig) and Dresden (Albertinum, Neues Grünes Gewölbe, &more). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Palace of Tears, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, don't miss a visit to Gendarmenmarkt, and wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Berlin travel site.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Dresden, Leipzig
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at St. Peter's Church and St. Michael's Church. You'll explore and learn at BMW Welt and Alte Pinakothek. Venture out of the city with trips to Regensburg (Old Town, Cathedral of St Peter's, &more) and Walhalla (in Donaustauf). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Pinakothek der Moderne, explore the historical opulence of Dachau Palace, make a trip to Marienplatz, and see the interesting displays at Deutsches Museum Verkehrszentrum.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Regensburg, Dachau Palace, Walhalla
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Lenbachhaus ©
Lenbachhaus
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek
BMW Welt ©
BMW Welt

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburger Altstadt and Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at The Pilgrim's Way and Salzach River. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Mirabell Palace.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Munich to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

The Pilgrim's Way, FAHRTRAUM, Basilika St. Michael
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:
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Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Salzburger Altstadt ©
Salzburger Altstadt
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)

5
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Head to Vienna Naschmarkt and Graben and Kohlmarktfor some retail therapy. You'll explore and learn at Belvedere Palace and Leopold Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Vienna: Pfarre Krems St. Veit (in Krems an der Donau), Wachau Valley (in Joching) and Melk (Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt & Melk Abbey). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, stroll the grounds of Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), and appreciate the extensive heritage of Ringstrasse.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Wiener Neustadt, Melk, Pfarre Krems St. Veit, Johannesbachklamm, Wachau Valley
Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

5
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Head to Andrassy Avenue and Vaci Streetfor some retail therapy. Popular historic sites such as St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Heroes' Square are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Budapest: Cuha Valley (in Bakonyszentlaszlo), Lazar Equestrian Park (in Domony) and Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral (in Esztergom). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest trip maker.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Cuha Valley, Lazar Equestrian Park, Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

5
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some cultural insight at Acropolis of Athens and Plaka. Popular historic sites such as Temple of Hephaestus and Temple of Olympian Zeus are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Nafplio (Vouleftiko (Old State House), Archaeological Museum of Nauplion, &more), Mycenae (Archaeological Site Mycenae, Lion Gate, &more) and Corinth (Corinth Canal & Akrokorinthos). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, take a stroll through Anafiotika, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Athens online trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Budapest to Athens in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. In October, Athens is somewhat warmer than Budapest - with highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Nafplio, Mycenae, Corinth, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

5
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Get in touch with nature at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Bau Beach. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Moai Beach (in Passo Oscuro), Stabilimento Balneare Stella Marina (in Marina di San Nicola) and Orvieto (Orvieto Underground, Duomo di Orvieto, &more). There's much more to do: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls.

You can plan Rome trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Rome is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Athens in October since evenings lows in Rome dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tarquinia, Orvieto, Vatican City, Moai Beach, Stabilimento Balneare Stella Marina
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Castel Plage. Do your shopping at La Croisette and Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Musee Fragonard (in Grasse), Basilica St. Michel (in Menton) and Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins (in Mougins). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, and get to know the fascinating history of Saint-Paul de Vence.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nice route app.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Menton, Villefranche-sur-Mer, Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Musee Fragonard, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

5
nights
Saint-Raphael, France

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
For shopping fun, head to Le Moulin de l'Esquirol or Centre d'Art Villa Tamaris. Musee Archeologique de Saint-Raphael and Confiserie Azureenne are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Raphael: La Croix-Valmer (Plage de Gigaro & Le Cap Lardier), Cap Taillat (in Ramatuelle) and Saint-Tropez (Sentier du Littoral, La Ponche Beach, &more). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage d'Aiguebelle, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de la Baumette, explore the gorgeous colors at Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Victoire.

To find where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Saint-Raphael trip planning site.

You can drive from Nice to Saint-Raphael in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Saint-Raphael sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Tropez, Le Lavandou, Le Pradet, La Croix-Valmer, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews ©
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Sainte-Chapelle and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Le Marais and Champs-Elysees. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Musee de Mecanique Naturelle (in Giverny), Rouen (Historial Jeanne d’Arc, Rue du Gros-Horloge, &more) and Chateau de La Roche-Guyon (in La Roche-Guyon). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of The Trianons & The Hamlet, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and explore the world behind art at Musee Marmottan Monet.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip maker app.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Saint-Raphael to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Saint-Raphael in October; daily highs in Paris reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rouen, Musee de Mecanique Naturelle, Chateau de La Roche-Guyon, The Trianons & The Hamlet
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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