59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Lurgan, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 5 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 6 nights
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Saint-Etienne, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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Dudelange, Luxembourg
— 1 night
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Drive to Luxembourg-Findel International Airport, Fly to Dresden Airport, Drive to Chemnitz
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Chemnitz, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive to Dresden Airport, Fly to Vienna International Airport
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 3 nights
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Sofia, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 5 nights
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Aarhus, Denmark
— 4 nights
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Manchester, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Railway Museum and Conwy Castle. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chatsworth House and York Minster. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manchester: Bowness-on-Windermere (St Martin's Church & Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House), Lakeland Motor Museum (in Backbarrow) and York City Walls (in York). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience, explore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo, and steep yourself in history at Plas Mawr.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Manchester driving holiday planning site.

Brussels, Belgium to Manchester is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Manchester due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Glasgow.

Things to do in Manchester

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Shopping

Side Trips

Glasgow, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Appreciate the collections at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel. Your inner history buff will appreciate Glasgow Cathedral and The Necropolis. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Glasgow: Stirling Castle (in Stirling) and Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Strathblane Falconry, get engrossed in the history at People's Palace and Winter Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, and steep yourself in history at City Chambers.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Glasgow vacation planner.

Getting from Manchester to Glasgow by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Glasgow are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lurgan.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Lurgan, United Kingdom

— 1 night
Lurgan is a town in County Armagh, Northern Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Ardress House, get answers to all your questions at Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, then contemplate the waterfront views at RSPB Portmore Lough Nature Reserve, then step into the grandiose world of Hillsborough Castle and Gardens, and finally get outside with Lagan Valley Leisureplex Lisburn Pool.

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You can drive from Glasgow to Lurgan in 5 hours. September in Lurgan sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lurgan

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Dublin, Ireland

— 5 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
You'll explore and learn at Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ferns Castle and Kilkenny Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Dublin side-trips: Thomastown (Jerpoint Park & Jerpoint Abbey), Kilkenny (Butler Gallery, St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, &more) and Powerscourt Gardens and House (in Enniskerry). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Temple Bar, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Ireland, and stroll the grounds of Glasnevin Cemetery Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dublin road trip site.

You can drive from Lurgan to Dublin in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Belém Tower. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castelo de S. Jorge and Igreja de Sao Roque. Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, and examine the collection at Museu Maconico Portugues.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Lisbon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In September, Lisbon is somewhat warmer than Dublin - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Seville, Spain

— 5 nights

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Plaza de España and Bodega Garcia Hidalgo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museo Lara and Scott Simpson Fine Art will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seville: Ronda (Puerta de Almocabar, Reservatauro Ronda, &more), Museo de la Piel de Ubrique (in Ubrique) and Cordoba (Calahorra Tower, Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, examine the collection at Casa Palacio de Las Duenas, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, and explore the galleries of Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Seville trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Lisbon to Seville by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Milan, Italy

— 6 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Duomo di Milano and Arena di Verona. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo di Castelvecchio and Piazza delle Erbe. Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Verona (Casa di Giulietta & Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore), Museo Egizio (in Turin) and Molino Maufet (in Colico). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan driving holiday tool.

Fly from Seville to Milan in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seville in September, with highs in Milan at 28°C and lows at 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saint-Etienne.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Saint-Etienne, France

— 3 nights
Situated in the Massif Central, Saint-Étienne is a bustling capital of the Loire department with diverse activities and attractions, such as natural gorges, cultural events, cathedrals, historical sites, museums, and restaurants.
Let the collections at L'Aventure Michelin and Le couvent capture your imagination. Visit Chateau de Tournoel and Chapelle St. Michel d'Aiguilhe for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Etienne side-trips: Volcano Park of Lemptegy (in Saint-Ours), Le Puy-en-Velay (Statue de Notre Dame de France, Cloitre de la Cathedrale du Puy-en-Velay, &more) and Cathedrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption (in Clermont-Ferrand). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind La Chappelle de la Charite Saint Etienne, get outside with Stade Geoffroy Guichard, admire the landmark architecture of L'hotel des Ingenieurs, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Sainte Marie.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint-Etienne trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Saint-Etienne takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In September, Saint-Etienne is little chillier than Milan - with highs of 25°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dudelange.

Things to do in Saint-Etienne

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Dudelange, Luxembourg

— 1 night
Dudelange is a commune with town status in southern Luxembourg. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): examine the collection at Musee National des Mines de Fer Luxembourgeoises, walk around Gaalgebierg, Le Parc Municipal Escher Deierepark Escher Bamhaiser, then make a trip to Blast Furnace Belval, and finally get to know the resident critters at Parc Merveilleux.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Dudelange online tour planner.

You can drive from Saint-Etienne to Dudelange in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Saint-Etienne in October: highs in Dudelange hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Chemnitz.

Things to do in Dudelange

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Chemnitz, Germany

— 2 nights
Chemnitz, known from 1953 to 1990 as Karl-Marx-Stadt, is the third-largest city in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): make a trip to Karl-Marx-Monument, appreciate the extensive heritage of Historischer Theaterplatz, see the interesting displays at Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, examine the collection at Villa Esche, then examine the collection at Saechsisches Industriemuseum, and finally examine the collection at Staatliches Museum fur Archaologie Chemnitz. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakobikirche, examine the collection at Roter Turm, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanischer Garten Chemnitz, then browse the exhibits of Colditz Castle, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Der Sonnenberg.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Chemnitz road trip website.

Explore your travel options from Dudelange to Chemnitz with the Route module. In October, daytime highs in Chemnitz are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Chemnitz

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Vienna, Austria

— 5 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Get some cultural insight at Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace. You'll explore and learn at The Hofburg and MuseumsQuartier Wien. There's lots more to do: make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Third Man Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Karlskirche.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna road trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chemnitz to Vienna. October in Vienna sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Budapest, Hungary

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fisherman's Bastion and Heroes' Square. Museum-lovers will appreciate House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). Explore Budapest's surroundings by going to Lazar Equestrian Park (in Domony) and Nemzeti Botanikus Kert (in Vacratot). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Belgrade, Serbia

— 3 nights
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
On the 16th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum, wander the streets of Skadarlija, stop by FAB Living by Una, then engage your brain at Nikola Tesla Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sava Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Ada Ciganlija, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get a taste of the local shopping with Eugster || Belgrade, appreciate the history behind Prince Mihailo Monument, then take a stroll through Knez Mihailova, and finally examine the collection at National Museum Belgrade.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Belgrade trip builder website.

Fly from Budapest to Belgrade in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In October in Belgrade, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sofia.

Things to do in Belgrade

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Sofia, Bulgaria

— 2 nights
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
On the 18th (Sun), brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of Military History. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Church St. George Rotunda, take an in-depth tour of National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, then view the masterpieces at Galeria Nina, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Rila Monastery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sofia itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Belgrade to Sofia in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Belgrade to Sofia due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Sofia are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Warsaw, Poland

— 5 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
You'll explore and learn at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie and Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow. Get some cultural insight at Old Town and Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, look and learn at Copernicus Science Centre, explore the world behind art at The National Museum in Warsaw, and examine the collection at NBP Money Centre.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Warsaw route planner.

Traveling by flight from Sofia to Warsaw takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sofia to Warsaw, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sofia in October, expect nights in Warsaw to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Aarhus.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Aarhus, Denmark

— 4 nights

City of Smiles

Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel. Home to a young population, the city has a reputation for producing internationally known pop and rock musicians.
Egeskov Castle and Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Kyst- og Fjordcentret and Den Gamle By. Get out of town with these interesting Aarhus side-trips: Gudenaaparken (in Randers), Hjarno (in Horsens) and Odense Cathedral - Sct. Knuds Church (in Odense). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Helligaandskirken, explore the different monuments and memorials at Viby Kirke, take in nature's colorful creations at Landbohojskolens Have, and steep yourself in history at Vor Frue Kirke.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Aarhus trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Warsaw to Aarhus in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips