36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Dusseldorf, Germany
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train
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Lille, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Honfleur, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bayeux, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 1 night
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Amboise, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bordeaux, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Biarritz, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cordes-sur-Ciel, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Toulouse, France
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step out of Amsterdam with an excursion to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague--about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, stop by The Jordaan, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip builder tool.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. In March, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dusseldorf.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

4
nights
Dusseldorf, Germany

Fashion Capital of Germany

Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dusseldorf: Cologne (Cologne Cathedral, Chocolate Museum, &more), Eltz Castle (in Wierschem) and Phantasialand (in Bruhl). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche St Cacilia Benrath, admire the landmark architecture of MedienHafen, take in panoramic vistas at Rheinturm, and stop by Altstadt.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dusseldorf online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or take a train. March in Dusseldorf sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Brussels, Belgium

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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

Make your Brussels itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a train from Dusseldorf to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In March in Brussels, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites

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Bruges, Belgium

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Jan Breydel and Pieter de Coninck Monument, don't miss a visit to The Markt, and then pause for some photo ops at Oude Griffie. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, don't miss a visit to Belfry of Bruges, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bruges trip builder website.

Drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Lille.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

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Lille, France

Cultural Heart of Northern France

On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
On the 19th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille, make a trip to Grande Place, then browse the collection at Librairie Furet du Nord, then shop like a local with Vieux-Lille, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lille Zoo. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy and then examine the collection at LaM, Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne d'art contemporain et d'art brut.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lille vacation app.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Lille takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Lille are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Honfleur.

Things to do in Lille

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Honfleur, France

Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
On the 21st (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Falaises d'Etretat and then make a trip to Vieux Bassin.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Honfleur online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lille to Honfleur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Honfleur can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Bayeux, France

Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
When in Bayeux, make a side trip to see Airborne Museum in Sainte-Mere-Eglise, approximately Sainte-Mere-Eglise away. And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, take in the history at Omaha Beach, and contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Honfleur to Bayeux in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mont-Saint-Michel day trip tool.

Drive from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. March in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. On the 25th (Wed), you'll travel to Amboise.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

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Amboise, France

Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Change things up with these side-trips from Amboise: Chateau de Chambord (in Chambord) and Chateau de Cheverny (in Cheverny). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Chateau de Chenonceau, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Royal d'Amboise, and look for gifts at Galland Epicerie de Terroirs.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Amboise trip planner.

Drive from Mont-Saint-Michel to Amboise in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around 4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Bordeaux, France

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the striking features of Tour Pey-Berland and then make a trip to The Water Mirror. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Pont de Pierre, have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Room Bordeaux, and then examine the collection at La Cite du Vin.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bordeaux journey builder site.

Traveling by train from Amboise to Bordeaux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In March in Bordeaux, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Biarritz.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

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Biarritz, France

A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lourdes (Grotte de Massabielle & Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes) and Plage d'Hendaye (in Hendaye). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste, have some family-friendly fun at AviaSim Biarritz, don't miss a visit to Rocher de la Vierge, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at La Superbe.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Biarritz trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Bordeaux to Biarritz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cordes-sur-Ciel.

Things to do in Biarritz

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Cordes-sur-Ciel, France

On the 3rd (Fri), do a tasting at Cave de Labastide, walk around Chateau Foucaud et parc, then see the interesting displays at Musée du Chocolat et du Sucre, then pause for some photo ops at Halle de Cordes-sur-Ciel, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise St-Michel. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Forteresse de Najac, then explore the historical opulence of Les Chateaux de Bruniquel, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Paradis, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musee Historama.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cordes-sur-Ciel vacation planner.

Getting from Biarritz to Cordes-sur-Ciel by car takes about 4 hours. In April, daytime highs in Cordes-sur-Ciel are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Toulouse.

Things to do in Cordes-sur-Ciel

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

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Toulouse, France

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
On the 5th (Sun), engage your brain at Cite de l'espace, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Japonais, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Sernin. On your second day here, make a trip to Le Capitole, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Les Jacobins, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee des Augustins.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Toulouse trip tool.

Getting from Cordes-sur-Ciel to Toulouse by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

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Paris, France

City of Light

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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

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You can take a train from Toulouse to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train; or drive. Traveling from Toulouse in April, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are slightly colder, around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip