56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Tongeren, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Durham, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Vannes, France
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Stuttgart, Germany
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Moscow, Russia
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Bilbao, Spain
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Tongeren, Belgium

Tongeren ©
Tongeren is a city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg, in the southeastern corner of the Flemish region of Belgium. You'll explore and learn at Fort Eben-Emael and Gallo-Romeins Museum. Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Sint-Catharinakerk will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Tongeren: De Teut (in Zonhoven), TODI - The Ultimate Diving Experience (in Beringen) and Grote Netewoud - Meerhout (in Meerhout). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Teseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Reading Between the Lines Church, and contemplate the long history of Begijnhof van Tongeren.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tongeren road trip planning site.

San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain to Tongeren is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in March, things will get little chillier in Tongeren: highs are around 13°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Tongeren

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

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Fort Eben-Emael ©
Fort Eben-Emael
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery ©
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery
Grote Netewoud - Meerhout ©
Grote Netewoud - Meerhout

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Grand Place and Gravensteen are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Groeningemuseum and Atomium. Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Bruges (Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, Belfry of Bruges, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum, contemplate the long history of Parc du Cinquantenaire, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Brussels trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Tongeren to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Tongeren in March, plan for little chillier days in Brussels, with highs around 10°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Durham.

Things to do in Brussels

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Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

3
nights
Durham, United Kingdom

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Durham Cathedral and St. Brandon's Church, Brancepeth. Museum-lovers will appreciate DLI Museum and Durham Art Gallery and Oriental Museum. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on North Star Alpacas, make a trip to World War One Soldier Sculpture, explore the wide array of goods at Durham Market Hall, and take in nature's colorful creations at Crook Hall & Gardens.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Durham trip website.

You can fly from Brussels to Durham in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Brussels to Durham, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. March in Durham sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Durham Castle ©
Durham Castle
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Durham Heritage Coast ©
Durham Heritage Coast

6
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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. Popular historic sites such as Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Joe's Bows (in Hernhill) and The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, make a trip to Tower of London, brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, and admire the masterpieces at The British Museum.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read London trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Durham to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Side Trips

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

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee des Arts et Metiers. Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Step out of Paris with an excursion to The Trianons & The Hamlet in Versailles--about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip website.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Vannes.

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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Vannes, France

Vannes ©

Gateway to the Gulf

Founded over 2,000 years ago, Vannes is a vacation harbor town with beaches, shopping, museums, and gardens, as well as interesting medieval city gates and timber-framed houses scattered throughout its Old Town.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take a stroll through Place Henri IV, make a trip to Centre Historique de Vannes, then savor the flavors at Vero - Cremes & Fromages, then see the interesting displays at Sous-Marin Flore, and finally stroll the grounds of Cimetiere de Bateaux de KERHERVY. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Remparts and then contemplate the long history of Old City Walls of Vannes.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Vannes online visit planner.

Getting from Paris to Vannes by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Vannes are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Rome.

Things to do in Vannes

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Sous-Marin Flore ©
Sous-Marin Flore
Vero - Cremes & Fromages ©
Vero - Cremes & Fromages
Jardin des Remparts ©
Jardin des Remparts

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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 St. Peter's Basilica. Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, make a trip to St. Peter's Square, and stroll the grounds of Vatican Necropolis.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rome route planner.

Explore your travel options from Vannes to Rome with the Route module. Traveling from Vannes in March, expect Rome to be somewhat warmer, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

5
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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 Piazza del Duomo. You'll explore and learn at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museo di San Marco. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Nature & Wildlife Tours, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, and stop by M.G. Design.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip tool.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
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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Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart ©

Cradle of the Automobile

Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Mercedes-Benz Museum and Schloss Heidelberg. Appreciate the collections at Staatsgalerie and Porsche Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Heidelberg (Tinnunculus & Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge)), Eninger Weide (in Eningen unter Achalm) and Dilsberg Castle Fortress (in Neckargemund). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, take an in-depth tour of StadtPalais – Museum fur Stuttgart, contemplate the long history of Palace Square, and don't miss a visit to Fernsehturm Stuttgart.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Stuttgart trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Florence to Stuttgart in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Florence in April, with highs in Stuttgart at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Porsche Museum ©
Porsche Museum
Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Pergamonmuseum and The Dresden Zwinger. Popular historic sites such as Charlottenburg Palace and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie are in your itinerary. Step out of Berlin to go to Dresden and see Bruehlsche Terrasse, which is approximately 2 hours away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, admire the landmark architecture of Berliner Dom, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and make a trip to Brandenburg Gate.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Berlin holiday planning tool.

You can fly from Stuttgart to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Berlin

Side Trip

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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

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Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©

Third Rome

Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
State Tretyakov Gallery and New Tretyakov Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Red Square and Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, explore the galleries of Moscow Kremlin, steep yourself in history at Lenin's Mausoleum, and admire the masterpieces at Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Moscow trip builder.

Getting from Berlin to Moscow by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Moscow is 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Moscow

Highlights from your plan
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery
Red Square ©
Red Square
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Museu Picasso and Joan Miro Foundation. Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, make a trip to Casa Batllo, and visit Las Ramblas.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona visit planner.

Fly from Moscow to Barcelona in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Moscow in April; daily highs in Barcelona reach 22°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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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.
Royal Palace of Madrid and Catedral Primada will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at Prado National Museum and Alcazar - Biblioteca de Castilla-La Mancha capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Toledo (El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum & Church of Santo Tomé). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, admire the masterpieces at Museo Sorolla, browse the exhibits of Museo Cerralbo, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Madrid trip planner.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in April, Madrid is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bilbao.

Things to do in Madrid

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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Catedral Primada ©
Catedral Primada

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Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Get some historical perspective at Catedral de Santa Maria and Casco Viejo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Parte Vieja and Basilica de Santa Maria del Coro. Explore Bilbao's surroundings by going to Anillo Verde (in Vitoria-Gasteiz) and San Sebastian - Donostia (La Concha Beach & Plaza de la Constitucion). It doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and admire the striking features of Azkuna Zentroa.

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

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Bilbao takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Bilbao, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Bilbao

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Basilica de Santa Maria del Coro ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Coro
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

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