56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 4 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Baden-Baden, Germany
— 2 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Fischingen, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Tivoli, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 3 nights

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Vianden Castle and MNHM National Museum of Military History. Get some cultural insight at Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal) and Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame). Change things up with a short trip to Alte Sauerbrucke in Echternach (about 34 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Art and History (Musee National d'Histoire et d'Art), and don't miss a visit to Casemates du Bock.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Luxembourg City online trip planner.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiport is Luxembourg-Findel International Airport. March in Luxembourg City sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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

5
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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.
Popular historic sites such as Historic Centre of Brugge and Gravensteen are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Groeningemuseum and Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Menin Gate Memorial (in Ieper (Ypres)), Ghent (St Michael's Bridge, Ghent City Center, &more) and Tyne Cot Cemetery (in Zonnebeke). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Belfry of Bruges, examine the collection at Friet Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bruges trip planner.

Traveling by car from Luxembourg City to Bruges takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Bruges, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

5
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Atomium and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Get some cultural insight at Grand Place and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). Venture out of the city with trips to Antwerp (MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, Red Star Line Museum, &more) and Molsbroek (in Lokeren). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate (Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat), buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©

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Baden-Baden, Germany

Baden-Baden ©

Belle Époque Europe's Summer Capital

Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): stroll around Lichtentaler Allee, explore the world behind art at Museum Frieder Burda, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Auto & Technik Museum (Automobile and Technology Museum), then examine the collection at Technik Museum Speyer, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Speyer Cathedral.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Baden-Baden driving holiday planning website.

Do a combination of flight and train from Brussels to Baden-Baden in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Brussels, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Baden-Baden, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Museums · Spas · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Museum Frieder Burda ©
Museum Frieder Burda
Speyer Cathedral ©
Speyer Cathedral

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 18th (Thu), examine the collection at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, pause for some serene contemplation at Hofkirche, then steep yourself in history at Museggmauer, and finally snap pictures at Chapel Bridge. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Glasi Hergiswil, then fly down the slopes at Mt Pilatus, and then see the interesting displays at Fortress Furigen.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lucerne sightseeing site.

You can drive from Baden-Baden to Lucerne in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In March, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fischingen.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Glasi Hergiswil ©
Glasi Hergiswil

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Fischingen, Switzerland

Fischingen ©
Fischingen is a municipality in the district of Münchwilen in the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.HistoryFischingen is first mentioned in 1328 as Fischinon. On the 20th (Sat), get outside with Pflanzenwelt, then get to know the resident critters at Schlangenzoo Eschlikon, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery Fischingen.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Fischingen trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Fischingen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daily temperatures in Fischingen can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Fischingen

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Schlangenzoo Eschlikon ©
Schlangenzoo Eschlikon

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll explore and learn at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Museum Rietberg. Get some historical perspective at Old Town and Friedhof Fluntern. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Naturzentrum Thurauen (in Flaach), Naturschutzzentrum Neeracherried (in Neerach) and Winterthur (Uhren Sammlung Kellenberger, Sammlung Oskar Reinhart, &more). There's lots more to do: get in touch with nature with hike.ch, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, see the interesting displays at Historisches Museum Baden, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Zurich trip maker website.

Drive from Fischingen to Zurich in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tivoli.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg

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Tivoli, Italy

Tivoli ©
Tivoli is a town and comune in Lazio, central Italy, about 30km east-north-east of Rome, at the falls of the Aniene river where it issues from the Sabine hills. You'll explore and learn at Museo Storico Piana delle Orme and National Museum of Abruzzo - MUNDA. Do some cultural sightseeing at Villa Adriana and San Pietro alla Carita. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tivoli: Campo Imperatore (in Assergi), Subiaco (Monastero Di S.Benedetto & Rocca Abbaziale di Subiaco) and Ventotene Diving Academy (in Latina). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa d'Este, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Pia, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giuseppe.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tivoli online trip maker.

You can fly from Zurich to Tivoli in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in March; daily highs in Tivoli reach 20°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Tivoli

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Villa d'Este ©
Villa d'Este
Villa Adriana ©
Villa Adriana
National Museum of Abruzzo - MUNDA ©
National Museum of Abruzzo - MUNDA

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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 St. Peter's Basilica for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip tool.

You can drive from Tivoli to Rome in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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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.
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica of Santa Croce will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Piazzale Michelangelo. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Siena (Nature & Wildlife Tours & Duomo di Siena) and Crete Senesi (in Asciano). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Pitti Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Florence travel tool.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri ©
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Doge's Palace and Scrovegni Chapel. Let the collections at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Museo Correr capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more), ATN Laguna Sud (in Lova) and Verona (San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, Arena di Verona, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, explore the activities along Canal Grande, and steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo).

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Venice are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Berlin, Germany

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Dresden Zwinger and Katholische Hofkirche. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pergamonmuseum and Charlottenburg Palace. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, admire the masterpieces at Neues Museum, and contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Berlin trip maker.

You can fly from Venice to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

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Walking tours
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alte Pinakothek and Munich Residenz. Appreciate the collections at Deutsches Museum and BMW Welt. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Munich: Alter Friedhof (in Fussen), Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau) and Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kirche St. Justina, admire the natural beauty at English Garden, and look for all kinds of wild species at Partnachklamm.

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

You can fly from Berlin to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. April in Munich sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Fortress Marienberg and St. Lorenz Church will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Germanisches Nationalmuseum and Reichsstadtmuseum. Change things up with these side-trips from Nuremberg: Wurzburg (Roentgen Memorial Site Wuerzburg, Würzburg Residence, &more) and Rothenburg (St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche), Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), &more). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg and examine the collection at Toy Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nuremberg journey planner.

You can drive from Munich to Nuremberg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
Altstadt ©
Altstadt

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