56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Arras, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Versailles, France
— 2 nights
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Salamanca, Spain
— 4 nights
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Segovia, Spain
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Nice, France
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

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.
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Horta Museum (Musee Horta) will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Grand Place and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Antwerp (Red Star Line Museum, MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire, admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, and examine the collection at Maison d'Erasme.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Brussels vacation maker website.

Floreffe to Brussels is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also drive. March in Brussels sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

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World heritage site
Grand Place
4.8

3
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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

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.
You'll explore and learn at Groeningemuseum and Friet Museum. Visit Gravensteen and The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde for their historical value. Explore Bruges' surroundings by going to Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral & Museum Dr. Guislain). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, make a trip to The Markt, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Belfry of Bruges.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bruges tour planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Arras.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

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Art Museum
Groeningemuseum
4.3
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Castle
Gravensteen
4.4
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Religious Site
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
4.6

1
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Arras, France

Arras
Arras is just small enough for you to enjoy over a leisurely walk along the two great squares providing a splendid collection of 155 unique façades of Flemish baroque architecture, with stop at the many bars and cafés along the way for refreshments.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Point-du-Jour-Cemetery, then witness the site of a historic battle at Lens' 14-18 - Centre International d'Histoire de la Première Guerre Mondiale, and finally test your team's savvy at Escape Mind.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Arras trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Arras takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Arras are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Arras

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

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Room Escape Game
Escape Mind
4.6

5
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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and The Paris Catacombs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Pere-Lachaise Cemetery.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Arras to Paris by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Paris are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

2
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Versailles, France

Versailles ©

Royal Paradise

Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville, contemplate the long history of The Trianons & The Hamlet, and then step into the grandiose world of Palace of Versailles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at The Royal Chapel, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame de Versailles, and then get engrossed in the history at Galerie des Carrosses.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Versailles online trip maker.

Drive from Paris to Versailles in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Versailles can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Salamanca.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0
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Architectural Building
The Trianons & The Hamlet
4.5

4
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Salamanca, Spain

Salamanca ©

Golden City

Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Museo Nacional de Escultura and Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Ieronimus and San Marcos Church for their historical value. Explore Salamanca's surroundings by going to Reserva Natural Riberas De Castronuno (in Castronuno), Meandro Melero (in Riomalo de Abajo) and Centro de Iniciativas Turisticas (in Tordesillas). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Centro de Turismo Rural Valle Agadon, contemplate the long history of Convento de las Duenas, get a sense of history and politics at Universidad de Salamanca, and admire the striking features of Casa de las Conchas.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Salamanca trip builder app.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Versailles to Salamanca takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In March in Salamanca, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Segovia.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums · Parks

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Historic Walking Area
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
4.9
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Church
Ieronimus
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Museo Nacional de Escultura
4.8

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Segovia, Spain

Segovia ©

Light of Castilla

As one of Spain’s most well-preserved medieval cities, Segovia is known for its 1st-century Roman aqueduct that runs through the city center.
Get some historical perspective at Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial and Monasterio de San Antonio El Real. Appreciate the collections at Alcazar of Segovia and Casa de los Picos. When in Segovia, make a side trip to see Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park in Carrascal del Rio, approximately Carrascal del Rio away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Acueduct of Segovia, contemplate the long history of La Muralla de Segovia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de San Millán, and get to know the fascinating history of Plaza de Medina del Campo, Segovia.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Segovia trip planner.

Getting from Salamanca to Segovia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Salamanca in March since evenings lows in Segovia dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Segovia

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Military Museum
Alcazar of Segovia
4.7
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World heritage site
Acueduct of Segovia
4.9

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Prado National Museum and Royal Palace of Madrid. Visit Plaza Mayor and El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Madrid side-trips: Toledo (Museo del Greco, Catedral Primada, &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, walk around Parque del Retiro, and make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Madrid route maker tool.

Getting from Segovia to Madrid by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March in Madrid, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

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Historic Site
Royal Palace of Madrid
4.5

4
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
Popular historic sites such as Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas are in your itinerary. Parc Guell and Casa Batllo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: visit El Barri Gòtic, don't miss a visit to Palau Guell, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, and walk around Parc de Montjuic.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip site.

Take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 9°C in Barcelona. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Neighborhood
El Barri Gòtic
4.7

5
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Nice, France

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Palais Lascaris and Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice. Museum-lovers will appreciate Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews and Musee Matisse. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Menton (Cemetery of the Old Chateau, La Chapelle des Pénitents-Blancs, &more), Antibes (Chapelle Saint-Bernardin & Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes) and Promenade Le Corbusier (in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin). The adventure continues: trek along Massif du Tanneron, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, appreciate the extensive heritage of Saint-Paul de Vence, and wander the streets of Vieille Ville.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nice road trip site.

You can fly from Barcelona to Nice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. April in Nice sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Historic Walking Area
Saint-Paul de Vence
4.6
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Historic Site
Palais Lascaris
4.0

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini. Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and Pantheon are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello, and admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome day trip site.

Fly from Nice to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Rome are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
Must see
Vatican Museums
4.2

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica of Santa Croce are in your itinerary. Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Ponte Vecchio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Florence attractions planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

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Must see
M.G. Design
4.8
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World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Museo Ebraico di Venezia and Museo Correr will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more) and Verona (I Portoni della Bra, San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, &more). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), and contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Venice sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7
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Historic Walking Area
Piazza San Marco
4.4

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Get a sense of the local culture at Nyhavn and National Museum of Denmark. Appreciate the collections at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek and Amalienborg. Step out of Copenhagen with an excursion to Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebaek--about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, wander the streets of Stroeget, and stop by Christiania.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip planner.

Fly from Venice to Copenhagen in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, Copenhagen is little chillier than Venice - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Side Trips

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History Museum
National Museum of Denmark
4.4
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Historic Walking Area
Nyhavn
4.5

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