56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Antwerp, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 4 nights
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Nice, France
— 6 nights
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Gueret, France
— 1 night
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Perros-Guirec, France
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Lille, France
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Leeds, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights

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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.
Let the collections at Gravensteen and Museum Voor Schone Kunsten capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museum Dr. Guislain and STAM Ghent City Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antwerp: Hoogstraten (Beguinage & Begijnhof Hoogstraten) and Ghent (Graslei and Korenlei, Ghent City Center, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, admire the landmark architecture of Carolus Borromeus Church, get to know the fascinating history of Cogels Osylei, and make a trip to Grote Markt.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Antwerp holiday site.

Bern, Switzerland to Antwerp is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. March in Antwerp sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Brussels.

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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei

5
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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.
Get some historical perspective at Grand Place and Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie. Get some cultural insight at Groeningemuseum and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (Belfry of Bruges, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, examine the collection at Atomium, make a trip to Belgian Comic Strip Center, and admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Antwerp to Brussels takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Brussels

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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): learn about all things military at MNHM National Museum of Military History, then explore the historical opulence of Vianden Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum Drai Eechelen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Fort Thungen, step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), then admire the landmark architecture of Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), then explore the world behind art at Letzebuerg City Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Luxembourg City trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Brussels to Luxembourg City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

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Vianden Castle ©
Vianden Castle
MNHM National Museum of Military History ©
MNHM National Museum of Military History
Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John, explore the world behind art at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Florence day trip planning app.

Fly from Luxembourg City to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Luxembourg City in March: high temperatures in Florence hover around 17°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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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 some cultural insight at Colosseum and Pantheon. Popular historic sites such as St. Peter's Basilica and Palatine Hill are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, get engrossed in the history at Musei Capitolini, see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello, and don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rome driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. March in Rome sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Turin.

Things to do in Rome

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Turin, Italy

Turin ©

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo and Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio. Get some cultural insight at Duomo di Milano and Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Venture out of the city with trips to Ecomuseo dell'argilla (in Cambiano) and Milan (Monumental Cemetery, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, &more). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Museo Egizio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Sebastiano, examine the collection at Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama), and pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Turin trip planner.

You can fly from Rome to Turin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in March: high temperatures in Turin hover around 11°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nice.

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Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo ©
Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Lérins Islands and Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes. Museum-lovers will get to explore Palais Lascaris and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews. Venture out of the city with trips to Massif du Tanneron (in Tanneron), Le Suquet (in Cannes) and Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe) (in Antibes). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice, take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Chapelle des Pénitents-Blancs, take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins Bioves, and see the interesting displays at Musee Matisse.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nice trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Turin to Nice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, Nice is a bit warmer than Turin - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Gueret.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris

1
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Gueret, France

Gueret ©
Guéret is a commune and the prefecture of the Creuse department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in central France.GeographyA light industrial town, the largest in the department, with a big woodland and a little farming not far from the town centre. On the 2nd (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Sainte-Feyre, delve into the lush surroundings at Foret de Chabrieres, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Martin de Gouzon.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Gueret online tour planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nice to Gueret. Traveling from Nice in April, expect Gueret to be a bit cooler, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Gueret

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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Chateau de Sainte-Feyre ©
Chateau de Sainte-Feyre
Foret de Chabrieres ©
Foret de Chabrieres

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Perros-Guirec, France

Perros-Guirec ©

Coast of Pink Granite

Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
On the 3rd (Sat), visit a coastal fixture at Ploumanac'h LIghthouse, then get to know the fascinating history of Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle St Guirec, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Falaises de Tredrez. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Sentier de L'ile Renote, get outside with Ile Renote, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Michel, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cote de Granit Rose, and finally trek along Sentier des douaniers.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Perros-Guirec trip planner.

Drive from Gueret to Perros-Guirec in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In April, daytime highs in Perros-Guirec are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Falaises de Tredrez ©
Falaises de Tredrez
Ploumanac'h LIghthouse ©
Ploumanac'h LIghthouse
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h ©
Grand Site Naturel de Ploumanac'h

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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.
Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Palace of Versailles. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Eglise Notre-Dame de Versailles in Versailles--about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Le Marais, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Perros-Guirec to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April in Paris, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Lille.

Things to do in Paris

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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Lille, France

Lille ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille, then see the interesting displays at LaM, Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne d'art contemporain et d'art brut, and then see the interesting displays at Musee La Piscine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Parc du Heron, get engrossed in the history at Steenmeulen, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle Dune Marchand.

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Take a train from Paris to Lille in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Lille

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille ©
Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille
Steenmeulen ©
Steenmeulen

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Let the collections at National Gallery and Victoria and Albert Museum capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Natural History Museum and Tate Modern. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Joe's Bows (in Hernhill) and The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, make a trip to Tower of London, explore the galleries of Churchill War Rooms, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by train from Lille to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Lille to London is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can take a train to Leeds.

Things to do in London

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Joe's Bows ©
Joe's Bows
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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Leeds, United Kingdom

Leeds ©

Capital of the North

One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
Museum-lovers will appreciate York Castle Museum and Eyam Plague Village Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Stockley Farm Birds of Prey Centre (in Northwich), Manchester Cathedral (in Manchester) and SMJ Falconry (in Oxenhope). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre, take a memorable tour with Peak Mountaineering, and experience rural life at Beacon Alpacas.

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

Traveling by train from London to Leeds takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from London, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Leeds, ranging from highs of 12°C to lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Leeds

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Tours

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York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
Beacon Alpacas ©
Beacon Alpacas

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Museum of Scotland and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Strathblane Falconry (in Strathblane) and Glasgow (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum & Scuba & Snorkeling). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Leeds to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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Dalhousie Castle Falconry ©
Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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