56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Halle (Saale), Germany
— 2 nights
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Gatchina, Russia
— 3 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rouen, France
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Ghent, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like East Side Gallery and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie. Get some cultural insight at Pergamonmuseum and Charlottenburg Palace. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz, and steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Berlin trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Ronse, Belgium to Berlin is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Halle (Saale).

Things to do in Berlin

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Historic Site
East Side Gallery
4.4
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Art Museum
Pergamonmuseum
4.4

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Halle (Saale), Germany

Halle (Saale) ©
Halle is a city in the southern part of the German state Saxony-Anhalt.Halle is an economic and educational center in central-eastern Germany. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Museum Schloss Moritzburg, look for all kinds of wild species at Tote Taler an der Unstrut, and then see the interesting displays at Halloren Schokoladenfabrik AG.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Halle (Saale) vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Berlin to Halle (Saale) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Gatchina.

Things to do in Halle (Saale)

Museums · Wildlife · Parks

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History Museum
Museum Schloss Moritzburg
4.5

3
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Gatchina, Russia

Gatchina ©
Gatchina is a town and the administrative center of Gatchinsky District in Leningrad Oblast, Russia, located 45km south of St. Your inner history buff will appreciate Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God and Intercession Cathedral. Museum-lovers will appreciate House-Museum of Composer Isaac Schwartz and Rozhdestveno Estate Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Church of Peter and Pavel (in Vyritsa) and House of the Station Master (in Vyra). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Pushkin's Nanny's House Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kazan Icon of the God's Mother, and steep yourself in history at Gatchina Palace and Estate Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Gatchina trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Halle (Saale) to Gatchina with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 2 hours. Traveling from Halle (Saale) in March, things will get slightly colder in Gatchina: highs are around 3°C and lows about -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Gatchina

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate The State Hermitage Museum and Russian Museum. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Anna Akhmatova Museum, take an in-depth tour of Kazan Cathedral, explore the engaging exhibits at The Shadow Museum, and contemplate the long history of Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the St. Petersburg travel route builder website.

You can drive from Gatchina to St. Petersburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In March in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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World heritage site
The State Hermitage Museum
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
4.8

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rome online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Rome takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Rome, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from St. Petersburg in March, things will get much hotter in Rome: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
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Must see
Pantheon
4.8

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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. Appreciate the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Mus.e Firenze. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Pitti Palace, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Florence holiday builder.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. March in Florence sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4
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World heritage site
Pitti Palace
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.
Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Gallerie dell'Accademia and Museo Ebraico di Venezia capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more) and Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Venice route maker site.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rouen.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4
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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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Rouen, France

Rouen ©

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire the striking features of Palais de Justice, get to know the fascinating history of Rue du Gros-Horloge, appreciate the history behind Gros-Horloge, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, then see the interesting displays at Historial Jeanne d’Arc, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Maison du Cidre, make a trip to Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, then contemplate the long history of Eglise Saint-Leonard, then contemplate the long history of Palais Benedictine, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc.

Discover how to plan a Rouen trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Do a combination of flight and train from Venice to Rouen in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in March, you will find days in Rouen are little chillier (13°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Architectural Building
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
4.7

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Montmartre. Venture out of the city with trips to Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet, Palace of Versailles, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and take a stroll through Place de la Bastille.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Rouen to Paris in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
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World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0

5
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Visit Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Keukenhof (in Lisse) and Haarlem (Teylers Museum, Frans Hals Museum, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, and browse the exhibits of Willet-Holthuysen Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam tour itinerary builder site.

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to The Hague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trips

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Must see
Anne Frank House
4.4
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Art Museum
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
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Art Museum
Rijksmuseum
4.6

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The Hague, The Netherlands

The Hague ©

Judicial Capital of the World

Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles. Let the collections at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and Kunstmuseum Den Haag capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting The Hague side-trips: Euromast (in Rotterdam), World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk) and Landtong Rozenburg (in Rozenburg). There's still lots to do: gain a rich perspective with Verita's Visit, get a sense of history and politics at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), laugh and play at Madurodam, and see the interesting displays at Louwman Museum The Hague.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the The Hague visit planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to The Hague in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. April in The Hague sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Ghent.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Get some historical perspective at Historic Centre of Brugge and Gravensteen. Groeningemuseum and The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ghent: Bruges (Church of Our Lady Bruges, The Markt, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Bavo's Cathedral, take a leisurely stroll along Graslei and Korenlei, and don't miss a visit to Ghent City Center.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ghent trip planner.

Traveling by car from The Hague to Ghent takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Ghent are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

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Art Museum
Groeningemuseum
4.3
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World heritage site
Historic Centre of Brugge
4.8

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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.
Grand Place and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Magritte Museum. Take a break from Brussels with a short trip to Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’' in Halle, about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), explore the world behind art at Musée d'Ixelles, buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Ghent to Brussels in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Brussels are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Antwerp.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8
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World heritage site
Grand Place
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Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Get some cultural insight at Fort Van Duffel and Beguinage. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Our Lady and Sint-Anna en Sint-Joachim Godshuis. Get out of town with these interesting Antwerp side-trips: Begijnhof Hoogstraten (in Hoogstraten), TODI - The Ultimate Diving Experience (in Beringen) and Grote Netewoud - Meerhout (in Meerhout). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, get engrossed in the history at Museum Plantin-Moretus, pause for some serene contemplation at Keizerskapel (Sint Anna kapel), and stroll the grounds of Geel War Cemetery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Antwerp trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Brussels to Antwerp by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. April in Antwerp sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Religious Site
Beguinage
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Specialty Museum
Rubens House (Rubenshuis)
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