60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

60 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Aarhus, Denmark
— 10 nights
Drive
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Aalborg, Denmark
— 8 nights
Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Drive to Aalsmeer
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Aalsmeer, The Netherlands
— 8 nights
Drive
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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
— 11 nights
Drive
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Aachen, Germany
— 16 nights
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Drive to Düsseldorf Airport, Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Baden
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Baden, Switzerland
— 6 nights
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Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to New York City

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Aarhus, Denmark — 10 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.
Explore Aarhus' surroundings by going to Sct. Nicolai Church (in Vejle), LEGO House (in Billund) and Trapholt (in Kolding). There's still lots to do: see the sky in a new way at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, see the interesting displays at Moesgaard Museum, admire the striking features of Musikhuset Aarhus, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ega Engso.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Aarhus trip builder site.

New York City, USA to Aarhus is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Traveling from New York City in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 30°F in Aarhus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Aalborg.
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Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Side Trips

Aalborg, Denmark — 8 nights

Aalborg, is Denmark's fourth biggest city with an urban population of 136.000 (including 22.000 in the twin city Nørresundby 600 meters across the Limfjorden. Get out of town with these interesting Aalborg side-trips: Skagen (Skagens Museum & Grenen), Dronninglund Golfklub (in Dronninglund) and Glenholm Vingard (in Ranum). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg, take in the waterfront at Marina Fjordparken, admire the landmark architecture of Fjordbyen, and kick back and relax at Hesteskoen.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Aalborg sightseeing app.

Getting from Aarhus to Aalborg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. January in Aalborg sees daily highs of 38°F and lows of 30°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Aalsmeer.
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Aalsmeer, The Netherlands — 8 nights

Aalsmeer is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Venture out of the city with trips to Korenmolen De Hoop (in Loenen aan de Vecht), Spakenburg (Spakenburg Windmill & Klederdracht- en Visserijmuseum) and Amersfoort (Stadsbrouwerij De Drie Ringen, Onze-Lieve-Vrouwetoren, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Zaanse Schans, expand your understanding of the military at Park Vliegbasis Soesterberg, ponder the world of politics at Raadhuis Hilversum, and experience rural life at De Paardenkamp - Boerderij Vosseveld.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Aalsmeer day trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Aalborg to Aalsmeer with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in January, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Alphen aan den Rijn.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands — 11 nights

Alphen aan den Rijn is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland, between Leiden and Utrecht. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alphen aan den Rijn: Kasteel de Haar (in Haarzuilens), Buitenplaats Kameryck (in Kamerik) and Lisse (Old Zandvliet Farm & LAM Museum). Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the historical opulence of Kasteel Heeswijk, examine the collection at DePetrus, and get engrossed in the history at Archeon.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Alphen aan den Rijn trip planner.

Alphen aan den Rijn is just a stone's throw from Aalsmeer. In January, daytime highs in Alphen aan den Rijn are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Aachen.
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Aachen, Germany — 16 nights

City of Water

Aachen, a spa town, was once a prominent royal city where German kings were crowned and Charlemagne built his favorite residence.
Change things up with these side-trips from Aachen: Trier (Trier Amphitheater, Porta Nigra, &more), Bonn (Zoologisches Museum Konig & Beethoven-Haus Bonn) and Koenigswinter (Schloss Drachenburg & Drachenfels). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Aachen Cathedral, make a trip to Markt, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and bet on your favorite at Nurburgring.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Aachen travel route builder site.

You can drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Aachen in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In February in Aachen, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Baden.
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Baden, Switzerland — 6 nights

Baden, sometimes unofficially, to distinguish it from other Badens, called Baden bei Zürich or Baden im Aargau, is a municipality in Switzerland. Go for a jaunt from Baden to Rheinfelden to see Wellness-Welt sole uno about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get curious at Psi Forum Visitor Centre, step into the grandiose world of Ruine Stein, and explore the world behind art at Museum Langmatt.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Baden attractions website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Aachen to Baden. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Aachen in February since evenings lows in Baden dip to 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
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Museums · Childrens Museums · Spas · Historic Sites
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Canton of Aargau travel guide

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Room Escape Games · Castles · Spas
Relaxation and tranquillity await you at the Canton of Aargau, best known for its hot sulphur and saline springs. The pile-dwellings of Beinwil am See and Seengen, both World Heritage Sites, evidence prehistoric settlements of the Neolithic and Bronze Age, while the villages of Endingen and Lengnau served as the country's Jewish ghetto in the 17th century. The region's heavily wooded plateau interlaced with rivers features plenty of ruined castles, fortresses, and old museums to peak your interest. Tour through local vineyards by foot or bike, or wash your worries away at the famed thermal spas.
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