56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Bologna, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Nice, France
— 5 nights
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Arjuzanx, France
— 1 night
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Rennes, 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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Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Leuven, Belgium
— 1 night
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 5 nights

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Doge's Palace and Museo Correr. Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Cappella dei Notai, Casa di Giulietta, &more), Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more) and Lio Piccolo (in Cavallino-Treporti). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, steep yourself in history at Squero di San Trovaso, and explore the historical opulence of Ca' d'Oro.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Venice trip app.

Waregem, Belgium to Venice is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Waregem in March: highs in Venice hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7
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Historic Walking Area
Piazza San Marco
4.4
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4

3
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Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna and Museo Civico Archeologico will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica San Vitale and Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano. Change things up with these side-trips from Bologna: Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo (in Ravenna), Parma (Cattedrale di Parma & Camera di San Paolo) and Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe (in Classe). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Petronio, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giacomo Maggiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Complesso Monumentale San Michele In Bosco, and don't miss a visit to Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bologna sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Bologna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Bologna, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

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4
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto. Museum-lovers will appreciate Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Siena (Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico & Duomo di Siena). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and view the masterpieces at M.G. Design.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence online sightseeing planner.

Take a train from Bologna to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Florence sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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

6
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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.
Visit Colosseum and Palatine Hill for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, examine the collection at Stanze di Raffaello, and contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Square.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rome online day trip planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Rome

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Palatine Hill
4.6
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Colosseum
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Palais Lascaris and Musée Marc Chagall. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lérins Islands and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Massif du Tanneron (in Tanneron), Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence) and Antibes (Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe) & Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, stop by Vieille Ville, and steep yourself in history at Place Garibaldi.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Nice trip site.

Fly from Rome to Nice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March in Nice, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Arjuzanx.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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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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Arjuzanx, France

Arjuzanx ©
On the 24th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Site d'Arjuzanx.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Arjuzanx online driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nice to Arjuzanx. Traveling from Nice in March, expect little chillier with lows of 4°C in Arjuzanx. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rennes.

Things to do in Arjuzanx

Parks · Wildlife
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Wildlife Area
Site d'Arjuzanx
4.7

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Rennes, France

Rennes ©
Many tour guides skip Rennes, a "City of Art and History," but that doesn't mean you should.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): slough off your stress at Awelys Spa Privatif, get your game on at Escape Yourself Rennes, then see the interesting displays at Espace des Sciences, and finally examine the collection at Musee de Bretagne. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Fougeres, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Samson, and finally explore by horseback at Poney Club de Combourg.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rennes trip planner.

You can drive from Arjuzanx to Rennes in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Arjuzanx, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rennes, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Rennes

Historic Sites · Museums · Baths · Spas

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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 Montmartre. You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & Palace of Versailles). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Saint-Germain-des-Pres.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Paris online tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Rennes to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

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

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Van Gogh Museum and Grote Markt. Let the collections at Anne Frank House and Rijksmuseum capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Haarlem (Teylers Museum & Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo)), Settels-Roofvogels (in Amersfoort) and Ocean Legends Tours (in Almere). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), see the interesting displays at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, wander the streets of The Jordaan, and take an in-depth tour of Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam route planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to The Hague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

5
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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.
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Nieuwe Kerk are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and Vermeer Centrum Delft. Explore The Hague's surroundings by going to Euromast (in Rotterdam), World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk) and Landtong Rozenburg (in Rozenburg). There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on Verita's Visit, see the interesting displays at Louwman Museum The Hague, admire the masterpieces at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), and get engrossed in the history at Panorama Mesdag.

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

You can drive from Amsterdam to The Hague in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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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.
Historic Centre of Brugge and Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Groeningemuseum and Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie. Change things up with these side-trips from Bruges: In Flanders Fields Museum (in Ieper (Ypres)) and Ghent (Museum Voor Schone Kunsten, Saint Bavo's Cathedral, &more). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, see the interesting displays at Historium Brugge, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges.

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You can drive from The Hague to Bruges in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. April in Bruges sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

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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.
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and René Magritte Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Step out of Brussels to go to Halle and see Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’', which is approximately 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), make a trip to Belgian Comic Strip Center, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, and browse the exhibits of Atomium.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Brussels tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. April in Brussels sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Leuven.

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
4.8

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Leuven, Belgium

Leuven ©
The ancient city of Leuven supports an old Catholic university and offers interesting architecture, botanical gardens, and great breweries.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Peter's Church Sint-Pieterskerk, examine the collection at M - Museum Leuven, then look for gifts at Chocolaterie Guy Raets-Putseys, then admire the striking features of Groot Begijnhof, and finally admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden Kruidtuin.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Leuven trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Brussels to Leuven in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. April in Leuven sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Antwerp.

Things to do in Leuven

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping
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Architectural Building
Groot Begijnhof
4.7
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Specialty Museum
M - Museum Leuven
3.6

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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 De Reede capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort Van Duffel and MAS - Museum aan de Stroom. Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (St Michael's Bridge, Ghent City Center, &more), Damvallei (in Destelbergen) and Heidebos (in Wachtebeke). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Molsbroek, steep yourself in history at Begijnhof Hoogstraten, get engrossed in the history at Museum Plantin-Moretus, and look for gifts at Pierre Marcolini.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Antwerp tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Leuven to Antwerp takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Antwerp can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

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Castle
Gravensteen
4.4
Historic Walking Area
Ghent City Center
4.8
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Pier / Boardwalk
Graslei and Korenlei
4.8

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