57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Leipzig, Germany
Train + Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Caen, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Aix-en-Provence, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Hyeres, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Nice, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
9
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Train + Subway:  3 h
10
Ravello, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
11
Assisi, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
12
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
13
Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  6 h 30 min
End: Leipzig, Germany

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Anne Frank House and Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Haarlem (Grote Markt & Stadhuis Haarlem) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Madurodam). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and walk around Vondelpark.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary maker site.

Leipzig, Germany to Amsterdam is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In September in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Hague
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Historic Centre of Brugge and Basilica of the Holy Blood. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Groeningemuseum and Saint Bavo's Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Bruges side-trips: Ghent (Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve, Western Cemetery, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, take an in-depth tour of Folklore Museum, don't miss a visit to The Markt, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges tour builder tool.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. September in Bruges sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Ghent
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grand Place and Royal Palace of Brussels. Get some cultural insight at Atomium and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), explore the world behind art at Van Buuren Museum, examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and steep yourself in history at Parc du Cinquantenaire.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels tour builder tool.

Getting from Bruges to Brussels by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Brussels are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
Atomium ©
Atomium

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees. Louvre Museum and Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Rouen (Abbatiale Saint-Ouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more) and Versailles (Palace of Versailles & Temple de l'Amour). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Montmartre, and head off the coast to Île de la Cité.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip maker app.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September in Paris, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Caen.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rouen, Versailles
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Caen, France

Caen ©
Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
Mont Saint-Michel and Normandy American Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James and Cimetières Militaires. Venture out of the city with trips to La Roche d'Oetre (in Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne), Croix de Guerre 5th Engineer Special Brigade (in Colleville-sur-Mer) and Mont-Saint-Michel (Chapelle Saint-Aubert & Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, examine the collection at World War 2 Museum, steep yourself in history at Église Notre-Dame de Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, and take in the history at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Caen trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Paris to Caen by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Caen can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Caen

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Mont-Saint-Michel, Quineville, Bayeux, Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Ranville
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

4
nights
Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles and Paul Cezanne’s Studio will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine and Musee Granet. Explore Aix-en-Provence's surroundings by going to Avignon (Palais des Papes & Pont d'Avignon), Distillerie A. Blachere (in Chateauneuf-du-Pape) and Roman Theatre of Orange (in Orange). There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the masterpieces at Chateau La Coste en Provence, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Tarascon, and see the interesting displays at Fondation Vasarely.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Aix-en-Provence online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Caen to Aix-en-Provence takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Caen in September; daily highs in Aix-en-Provence reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Hyeres.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Marseille, Avignon, Chateau de La Verdiere, Distillerie A. Blachere, Vallon des Carmes
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Distillerie A. Blachere ©
Distillerie A. Blachere
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles ©
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

4
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chartreuse de la Verne and Vieille Ville. Do some cultural sightseeing at Notre Dame du Mai and Citadelle de Saint-Tropez - Musee d'histoire maritime. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hyeres: Grimaud (Eglise St Michel, Chateau de Grimaud, &more), Musee de la Gendarmerie et du Cinema (in Saint-Tropez) and Sainte-Maxime (Eglise Sainte-Maxime & Pointe des Sardinaux). The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, admire the masterpieces at Villa Carmignac, head outdoors with Plage Notre Dame, and identify plant and animal life at Le Cap Lardier.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hyeres journey builder app.

You can drive from Aix-en-Provence to Hyeres in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Hyeres are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Hyeres

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Porquerolles Island, Grimaud, Saint-Tropez, Six-Fours-les-Plages, Collobrieres
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Chartreuse de la Verne ©
Chartreuse de la Verne
Confiserie Azureenne ©
Confiserie Azureenne

5
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews and Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. Garoupe Lighthouse (Phare de la Garoupe) and Palais Lascaris will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Entrevaux (Cathedrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption d`Entrevaux, La Citadelle d'Entrevaux, &more), Swim with Dolphins (in Mandelieu-la-Napoule) and Musee Picasso (in Antibes). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, identify plant and animal life at Parc des Rives du Loup, see the vivid underwater world at Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer), and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Nice trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Hyeres to Nice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Nice when traveling from Hyeres in September, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Entrevaux, Antibes, St-Paul-de-Vence, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Saint-Raphael
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 5:
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews ©
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild

5
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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 Piazza Navona. Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Palazzo Colonna - Galleria Colonna. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and make a trip to Trevi Fountain.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Rome attractions site.

Getting from Nice to Rome by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Appreciate the collections at Museo della Carta and Ravello Arte. Get some cultural insight at Duomo di Ravello and Villa Rufolo. Change things up with these side-trips from Ravello: Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo (in Cetara), Chiesa di San Domenico (in Maiori) and Positano (Fornillo & Boat Tours & Water Sports). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dell'Annunziata, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ravello day trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and subway from Rome to Ravello in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in October, Ravello is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Amalfi, Maiori, Scala, Positano, Chiesa di San Pancrazio Martire
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Chiesa dell'Annunziata ©
Chiesa dell'Annunziata

4
nights
Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Let the collections at Museo della Porziuncola and Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and Rocca Maggiore. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Assisi: Museo del Pianoforte Storico e del Suono (in Fabriano), The Basilica of San Nicola a Tolentino (in Tolentino) and Museo Cinema a Pennello (in Montecosaro). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, admire the striking features of Basilica di Santa Chiara, and learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Assisi trip website.

You can drive from Ravello to Assisi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Assisi, with lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Perugia, Museo del Pianoforte Storico e del Suono, The Basilica of San Nicola a Tolentino, Museo Cinema a Pennello
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Castello di Monterinaldi (in Radda in Chianti) and Siena (Wine Tours & Tastings, San Francesco, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and make a trip to Piazza della Signoria.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Florence attractions site.

You can drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Florence, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Siena, Castello di Monterinaldi
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

5
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Popular historic sites such as Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Gallerie dell'Accademia. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Chiesa di San Gaetano, Scrovegni Chapel, &more) and Verona (Cappella dei Notai, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in October, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Verona, Padua
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Similar Plans

60 days in Italy BY A USER FROM EGYPT March, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: March, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 60 days in Italy BY A USER FROM BRAZIL March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Italy BY A USER FROM BRAZIL March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 58 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 60 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 58 days in Europe & Asia BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in United States, South Pacific, Asia & Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 60 days in France BY A USER FROM INDIA April, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: April, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM NORWAY March, culture, relaxing, beaches, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, relaxing, beaches Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy
See more plans