56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Gothenburg, Sweden
— 4 nights
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Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
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Moscow, Russia
— 4 nights
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Bologna, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
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Ghent, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Leuven, Belgium
— 2 nights
10
Antwerp, Belgium
— 3 nights
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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
12
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
13
Paris, France
— 3 nights
14
Gueret, France
— 1 night

4
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Gothenburg, Sweden

Little London

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
You'll explore and learn at Universeum and Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Haga and Volvo Museum. Explore Gothenburg's surroundings by going to Roro naturreservat (in Ockero), Saveans Naturreservat (in Floda) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Hono). And it doesn't end there: hike along Vandringsleden runt Marstrandson, look for all kinds of wild species at Anggardsbergens Naturreservat, take an in-depth tour of City Museum (Goteborgs Stadsmuseum), and take in nature's colorful creations at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen).

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Gothenburg online trip itinerary maker.

Sallanches, France to Gothenburg is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sallanches in March; daily highs in Gothenburg reach 7°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
5.0
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Historic Walking Area
Haga
4.2
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Wildlife Area
Saveans Naturreservat
4.6

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Riga, Latvia

Riga ©

Paris of the North

Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stop by Old City Riga (Vecriga), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, contemplate the long history of House of the Black Heads, then take an in-depth tour of Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Riga Cathedral. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, then contemplate the long history of Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Riga Motormuseum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Riga route planner.

You can fly from Gothenburg to Riga in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Gothenburg to Riga. In March, daily temperatures in Riga can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Riga

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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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.
You'll explore and learn at State Tretyakov Gallery and Melnikov House. Visit Red Square and Moscow Kremlin for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Moscow: Sergiyev Posad (Trinity Cathedral, The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, learn about all things military at Armoury Chamber, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Moscow trip planner.

Fly from Riga to Moscow in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Riga to Moscow is 1 hour. Traveling from Riga in March, things will get a bit cooler in Moscow: highs are around 2°C and lows about -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Bologna.

Things to do in Moscow

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World heritage site
Red Square
4.7
World heritage site
Moscow Kremlin
4.7

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto. Museum-lovers will get to explore Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bologna: Florence (Ponte Vecchio, Piazzale Michelangelo, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, make a trip to Compianto sul Cristo Morto, and take an in-depth tour of La Macchina del Tempo.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bologna attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Moscow to Bologna takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Moscow to Bologna, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Moscow in March, plan for much warmer days in Bologna, with highs around 17°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Bologna

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World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4
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World heritage site
Pitti Palace
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Pantheon. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Stanze di Raffaello. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and admire the striking features of Cupola di San Pietro.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary website.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

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Must see
Pantheon
4.8
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Colosseum
4.7

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like El Barri Gòtic and Las Ramblas. Get out of town with these interesting Barcelona side-trips: Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats (in Riudellots de la Selva), Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro) and Museu d'Historia (in Sant Feliu de Guixols). And it doesn't end there: walk around Parc Guell, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and examine the collection at Parc de Montjuic.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Barcelona tour planner.

Fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ghent.

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Neighborhood
El Barri Gòtic
4.7

3
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Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Groeningemuseum and Belfry of Bruges. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Historic Centre of Brugge and Church of Our Lady Bruges. Get out of town with these interesting Ghent side-trips: Bruges (Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, &more). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen, get to know the fascinating history of Ghent City Center, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Bavo's Cathedral.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ghent trip site.

Getting from Barcelona to Ghent by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In March, Ghent is slightly colder than Barcelona - with highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

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Religious Site
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
4.6
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Art Museum
Groeningemuseum
4.3
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World heritage site
Historic Centre of Brugge
4.8

5
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Museum-lovers will get to explore Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Atomium. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Natural Sciences, and admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Brussels travel tool.

You can drive from Ghent to Brussels in an hour. 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 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Leuven.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors

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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8
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World heritage site
Grand Place
4.8

2
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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.
On the 5th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Peter's Church Sint-Pieterskerk, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden Kruidtuin, then admire the striking features of Groot Begijnhof, and finally don't miss a visit to Old Market Square. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Open Air Museum Bokrijk, examine the collection at Gallo-Romeins Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Tongeren.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Leuven trip itinerary maker site.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Leuven

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Architectural Building
Groot Begijnhof
4.7
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History Museum
Gallo-Romeins Museum
4.3

3
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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.
You'll explore and learn at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom and Museum Plantin-Moretus. Popular historic sites such as Fort Van Duffel and Grote Markt are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antwerp: Beguinage (in Hoogstraten) and Grote Netewoud - Meerhout (in Meerhout). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady, steep yourself in history at Sint-Anna en Sint-Joachim Godshuis, examine the collection at Red Star Line Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall (Stadhuis).

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Antwerp day trip planning app.

You can drive from Leuven to Antwerp in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. April in Antwerp sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to The Hague.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Religious Site
Beguinage
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Rubens House (Rubenshuis)
4.4

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles. Get a sense of the local culture at Museum Paul Tetar van Elven and Louwman Museum The Hague. Change things up with these side-trips from The Hague: Kijk-Kubus (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, pause for some serene contemplation at Maria van Jessekerk, get a sense of history and politics at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), and see the interesting displays at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace).

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the The Hague trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Antwerp to The Hague by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in The Hague can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Theme Parks

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Anne Frank House and Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo). Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Calidris Birdsafaries (in Texel), Keukenhof (in Lisse) and Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum, Grote Markt, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, walk around Vondelpark, steep yourself in history at Speeltoren, and stop by The Jordaan.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online vacation planner.

You can drive from The Hague to Amsterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

3
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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 Sainte-Chapelle. Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry) and The Trianons & The Hamlet (in Versailles). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, take a stroll through Montmartre, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Paris online trip maker.

Getting from Amsterdam to Paris by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. April in Paris sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Gueret.

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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

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Gueret, France

Gueret
Guéret is a commune and the prefecture of the Creuse department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in central France.GeographyA light industrial town, the largest in the department, with a big woodland and a little farming not far from the town centre. For photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Gueret travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Paris to Gueret takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In April in Gueret, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Gueret

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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