56 days in Europe & South America Itinerary

56 days in Europe & South America Itinerary

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Rennes, France
— 1 night
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Medellin, Colombia
— 2 nights
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Cali, Colombia
— 3 nights
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Santiago, Chile
— 5 nights
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 5 nights
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Marseille, France
— 4 nights
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Nice, France
— 5 nights
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Lyon, France
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Basel, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Bern, Switzerland
— 3 nights

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Eindhoven ©

City of Lights

The capital of Dutch industrial design, Eindhoven is known as the "City of Light." This is thanks to the technology company, Phillips, which has its base here and hosts many light projects in buildings around the city.
Get out of town with these interesting Eindhoven side-trips: Kampina (in Boxtel), Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel) and Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Nationaal Park De Maasduinen, stroll around Stadswandelpark, discover the deep blue sea with Duiklocatie Boschmolenplas, and stroll the grounds of Netherlands American Cemetery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Eindhoven attractions tool.

Baku, Azerbaijan to Eindhoven is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Azerbaijan Standard Time (AZT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Eindhoven when traveling from Baku in March, with lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Utrecht.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

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Wildlife Area
Regte Heide & Riels Laag
5.0

4
nights
Utrecht, The Netherlands

Utrecht ©

Dome City

As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Change things up with these side-trips from Utrecht: Leersumse Veld (in Leersum), Landgoed Schovenhorst (in Putten) and Kootwijkerzand (in Kootwijk). Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Nationaal Park Utrechtse Heuvelrug. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Renderklippen natuurgebied, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom Tower, trek along Belevenissenbos, and stroll around Natuurmonument Corversbos.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Utrecht trip website.

You can drive from Eindhoven to Utrecht in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Utrecht

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Observation Deck
Dom Tower
4.5
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Wildlife Area
Kootwijkerzand
4.7

5
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Rijksmuseum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Hertenkamp Bloemendaal (in Bloemendaal) and Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more). There's much more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, stroll around Vondelpark, pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam visit app.

Traveling by car from Utrecht to Amsterdam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Alkmaar.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

1
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Alkmaar, The Netherlands

Alkmaar ©
Alkmaar is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar, then don't miss a visit to Klim naar de hemel, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Duinreservaat Castricum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Alkmaar day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Alkmaar takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Alkmaar

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Wildlife Area
Duinreservaat Castricum
4.7

3
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Rotterdam ©

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and Louwman Museum The Hague. Venture out of the city with trips to The Hague (Madurodam & Kunstmuseum Den Haag) and Landtong Rozenburg (in Rozenburg). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Panorama Mesdag, make a trip to Rotterdam Centraal Station, see the interesting displays at Kijk-Kubus, and take in panoramic vistas at Euromast.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rotterdam journey site.

Drive from Alkmaar to Rotterdam in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Rotterdam sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rennes.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Rennes, France

Rennes ©
Many tour guides skip Rennes, a "City of Art and History," but that doesn't mean you should.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get your game on at Escape Yourself Rennes, slough off your stress at Awelys Spa Privatif, then examine the collection at Musee de Bretagne, and finally see the interesting displays at Espace des Sciences.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rennes trip builder site.

Getting from Rotterdam to Rennes by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In March in Rennes, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Medellin.

Things to do in Rennes

Museums · Baths · Spas · Fun & Games

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Specialty Museum
Espace des Sciences
4.5
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Specialty Museum
Musee de Bretagne
4.2
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Turkish Bath
Awelys Spa Privatif
5.0

2
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Medellin, Colombia

Medellin ©

City of the Eternal Spring

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
Medellin is known for parks, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Alma del Bosque, discover the deep blue sea with Aquarius Diving Club, and get engrossed in the history at Museo de Antioquia.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Medellin trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Rennes to Medellin takes 17 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Colombia Standard Time (COT), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Rennes in March: high temperatures in Medellin hover around 32°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cali.

Things to do in Medellin

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Alma del Bosque
4.9
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History Museum
Museo de Antioquia
4.7
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Wildlife Area
Parque Arvi
4.1

3
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Cali, Colombia

Cali ©

Salsa Capital of the World

Learning how to salsa may be the most popular thing to do in Cali, but this giant city in southwestern Colombia represents more than just the "Salsa Capital of the World." Home to over 2 million people, thriving Cali serves as a major commercial and industrial center in South America, boasting the fastest-growing economy in Colombia.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): examine the collection at Museo Aereo Fenix, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia La Ermita, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Iglesia de San Antonio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Camino Real and then trek along Picoloro Ecoturismo.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Cali visit planner.

Getting from Medellin to Cali by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Cali are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Cali

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Wildlife

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Must see
Museo Aereo Fenix
5.0
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Historic Walking Area
Camino Real
4.6

5
nights
Santiago, Chile

Santiago ©

City of the Island Hills

Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Get some historical perspective at Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania and Santuario de la Inmaculada Concepcion. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino and Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos. Explore Santiago's surroundings by going to Region IX Ltd (in Villarrica) and Ex-Tren Militar del Cajon de Maipo (in Melocoton). Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on Horse Riding Chile, make a trip to Iglesia de San Lazaro, admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de La Merced.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Santiago trip builder website.

You can fly from Cali to Santiago in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Standard Time (COT) to Chile Standard Time (CLT) is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Santiago

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
La Chascona
4.6

5
nights
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo ©

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo and Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP will appeal to museum buffs. Afro Brazil Museum and Museu De Arte Sacra De Sao Paulo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Sao Paulo with a short trip to Tubaroes 7 Mares in Mogi das Cruzes, about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, savor the flavors at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, examine the collection at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, and get a taste of the local shopping with Paulista Avenue.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Santiago to Sao Paulo takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santiago to Sao Paulo. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Side Trip

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Marseille, France

Marseille ©

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Museum-lovers will get to explore MAC - Musee d'Art Contemporain and Fondation Vasarely. Do some cultural sightseeing at Palais des Papes and Pont d'Avignon. Explore Marseille's surroundings by going to Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau (in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer), Parc Naturel Regional de Camargue (in Arles) and Cassis (Trolib & Peche. Calanques. Com). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Le Sentier Du Lezard, stroll through Sentier du Littoral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Saint Victor.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Marseille trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Marseille takes 17.5 hours. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Marseille, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in April, with highs in Marseille at 22°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Side Trips

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Must see
Trolib
4.7
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World heritage site
Palais des Papes
4.3

5
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Nice, France

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Palais Lascaris and Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice and Musee du Bastion. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Massif du Tanneron (in Tanneron), Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes (in Antibes) and Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague (in Valbonne). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, and look for all kinds of wild species at Base Nature Francois Leotard.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nice road trip app.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Nice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Historic Site
Palais Lascaris
4.0
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Neighborhood
Vieille Ville
4.7

3
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Lyon, France

Lyon ©

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Get some historical perspective at Fourviere Hill and Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon and Memorial National de la Prison de Montluc. Change things up with these side-trips from Lyon: Resonance Canyon (in Saint-Baudille-de-la-Tour) and Les Grottes de La Balme (in La Balme-les-Grottes). There's still lots to do: walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or, appreciate the extensive heritage of Place des Celestins, get a taste of the local shopping with Taverne Gutenberg, and look for gifts at Les Pin-Up de Marc Curial.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Lyon trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Lyon takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in April, plan for little chillier nights in Lyon, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

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World heritage site
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
4.7
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Historic Walking Area
Fourviere Hill
4.8

5
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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.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & Palace of Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of La Madeleine, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, and stop by Montmartre.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Paris trip website.

You can take a train from Lyon to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Basel.

Things to do in Paris

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

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Basel, Switzerland

Basel ©
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Pharmaziemuseum Universitat Basel, then examine the collection at Basel Paper Mill Museum, and then discover the deep blue sea with Dive-Store.ch.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Basel trip builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Paris to Basel takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. April in Basel sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Basel

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Dive-Store.ch
4.5
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Specialty Museum
Basel Paper Mill Museum
4.7

3
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Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 23rd (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge, look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of Bern, then visit UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World, explore the historical opulence of Gruyeres Castle, and then see the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bern travel route tool.

You can drive from Basel to Bern in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bern

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

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Castle
Gruyeres Castle
4.6
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Children’s Museum
Chaplin's World
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Specialty Museum
HR Giger Museum
4.2

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