57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe travel planner

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

Route & dates

Start: Zurich, Switzerland
Fly:  3 h
1
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
2
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Verona, Italy
— 5 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
4
Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
7
Naples, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Nice, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Marseille, France
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
10
Avignon, France
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
11
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
12
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
13
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Zurich, Switzerland

1
night
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Museum Drai Eechelen, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, then brush up on your military savvy at MNHM Musee National d'Histoire Militaire, and finally learn more about the world around you at Musee d'histoires de Diekirch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Casemates du Bock, make a trip to Barrio Grund, explore the galleries of Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, then admire the landmark architecture of Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), and finally explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal).

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City driving holiday planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Luxembourg City is an approximately 3- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Luxembourg City can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Diekirch
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
MNHM Musee National d'Histoire Militaire ©
MNHM Musee National d'Histoire Militaire
Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche
Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal) ©

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
On the 3rd (Thu), explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Fedele, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Abbondio, then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, and finally examine the collection at Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Milan trip planning tool.

Fly from Luxembourg City to Milan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Luxembourg City in September: high temperatures in Milan hover around 28°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Como, Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata ©
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

5
nights
Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore and Piazza delle Erbe. You'll explore and learn at AMO - Arena Museo Opera and Casa di Giulietta. Venture out of the city with trips to Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore (in Bergamo) and Fondazione Bisazza (in Montecchio Maggiore). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, steep yourself in history at I Portoni della Bra, admire the sheer force of Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Verona trip planning app.

You can take a train from Milan to Verona in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, Fondazione Bisazza
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Fondazione Bisazza ©
Fondazione Bisazza
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco. Museum-lovers will get to explore Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Ca' d'Oro. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Piazza dei Signori, Basilica e Scoletta di S.Maria del Carmine, &more). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, see the interesting displays at Ca' Rezzonico, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planner.

Take a bus from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In September, daytime highs in Venice are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Pitti Palace. Visit The Baptistery of St. John and Duomo di Siena for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Siena (Palazzo Chigi Saracini, Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and examine the collection at Mus.e Firenze.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Florence road trip app.

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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.
You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Stanze di Raffaello. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Venture out of the city with trips to Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini, and stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rome road trip tool.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Rome are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

5
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Visit Duomo di Ravello and Villa Cimbrone Gardens for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Galleria Borbonica. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Vietri sul Mare (Museo della Ceramica, Museo provinciale della Ceramica, &more), Salerno (Made In Salerno, Chiesa di Sant'Agostino, &more) and Villa Guariglia (in Raito). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso, and explore the historical opulence of Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Naples travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Salerno, Ravello, Vietri sul Mare, Amalfi, Pompeii
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

6
nights
Nice, France

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews and Musee de la Moto d'Entrevaux. Let the collections at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Musee des Arts Asiatiques de Nice capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Entrevaux (Cathedrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption d`Entrevaux & La Citadelle d'Entrevaux), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Mandelieu-la-Napoule) and Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, examine the collection at Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins, explore the galleries of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, and contemplate the long history of Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Nice travel planner.

You can fly from Naples to Nice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

St-Paul-de-Vence, Saint-Tropez, Entrevaux, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Sainte-Maxime
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 5:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
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

3
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine and Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence. Let the collections at Site Memorial du Camp des Milles and Fondation Vasarely capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Marseille side-trips: La Calanque de Figuerolles (in La Ciotat), Aix-en-Provence (Musee Granet & Paul Cezanne’s Studio) and Abbaye de La Celle (in La Celle). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, examine the collection at Musee de l'Aviation, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Saint Victor, and hike along Sentier du Littoral.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Marseille trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nice to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Avignon.

Things to do in Marseille

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Six-Fours-les-Plages, Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, La Calanque de Figuerolles, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles ©
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine ©
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine

5
nights
Avignon, France

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Palais des Papes and Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque. Visit Chateau St Saturnin Les Apt and Forteresse de Mornas for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Chateau de Lourmarin (in Lourmarin), Tarascon (Chateau de Tarascon & Abbaye Saint-Michel de Frigolet) and Arles (Parc Naturel Regional de Camargue, Amphitheatre (les Arenes), &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Barroux, delve into the distant past at Roman Theatre of Orange, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Sainte-Marthe de Tarascon.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Avignon tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by train from Marseille to Avignon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Avignon sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Arles, Tarascon, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Vaison-la-Romaine, Luberon
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Distillerie A. Blachere ©
Distillerie A. Blachere
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres

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.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Rouen (Abbatiale Saint-Ouen, Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, &more) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and step into the grandiose world of The Trianons & The Hamlet.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Paris online travel route planner.

Take a train from Avignon to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Avignon, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

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

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at Grand Place and Atomium. St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and Royal Palace of Brussels will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Memorial Waterloo 1815 in Braine-l'Alleud (about 32 minutes away). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), learn more about the world around you at Museum of Natural Sciences, admire the masterpieces at Van Buuren Museum, and steep yourself in history at Parc du Cinquantenaire.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels journey planner.

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Memorial Waterloo 1815
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
Atomium ©
Atomium

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 Saint Bavo's Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Groeningemuseum and Gravensteen. Change things up with these side-trips from Bruges: Ghent (Parnassus, Sint-Jacobskerk, &more). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, get to know the fascinating history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bruges travel route planner.

You can take a train from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Ghent, Provincial Domain Bulskampveld
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

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 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 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 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