56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Rennes, France
— 3 nights
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Arjuzanx, France
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Ghent, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Bologna, Italy
— 4 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
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Halle (Saale), Germany
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 6 nights
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Irkutsk, Russia
— 3 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©

Gibraltar of the North

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.
On the 2nd (Tue), examine the collection at National Museum of Art and History (Musee National d'Histoire et d'Art), step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), then get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally make a trip to Casemates du Bock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Musee d'histoires de Diekirch, then step into the grandiose world of Vianden Castle, then brush up on your military savvy at MNHM National Museum of Military History, and finally explore the world behind art at Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City holiday builder site.

Reims, France to Luxembourg City is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Reims in March, expect nights in Luxembourg City to be about the same, around 2°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Historic Walking Area
Le Chemin de la Corniche
4.8
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Castle
Vianden Castle
4.6

6
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Musee d'Orsay and Musee Rodin will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & Palace of Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, steep yourself in history at The Paris Catacombs, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris driving holiday planning tool.

You can take a train from Luxembourg City to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Rennes.

Things to do in Paris

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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
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World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0

3
nights
Rennes, France

Rennes ©
Many tour guides skip Rennes, a "City of Art and History," but that doesn't mean you should.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mont Saint-Michel and Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes. You'll explore and learn at Les Machines de L'ile and Espace des Sciences. Step out of Rennes to go to Mont-Saint-Michel and see Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: slough off your stress at Awelys Spa Privatif, stroll around Parc du Thabor, and examine the collection at Les Champs Libres.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rennes trip maker.

Traveling by train from Paris to Rennes takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Arjuzanx.

Things to do in Rennes

Historic Sites · Museums · Baths · Spas

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Mont Saint-Michel
4.3
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Specialty Museum
Les Machines de L'ile
4.3

1
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Arjuzanx, France

Arjuzanx
To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Arjuzanx online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Rennes to Arjuzanx takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rennes in March: highs in Arjuzanx hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 4°C. You will leave for Brussels on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Arjuzanx

Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games
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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 Atomium. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and René Magritte Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Fort Van Duffel (in Duffel), Grote Netewoud - Meerhout (in Meerhout) and Antwerp (Cogels Osylei, Museum De Reede, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and make a trip to Belgian Comic Strip Center.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Brussels trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Arjuzanx to Brussels. Traveling from Arjuzanx in March, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are slightly colder, around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ghent.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours

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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8
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World heritage site
Grand Place
4.8

5
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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.
Let the collections at Groeningemuseum and Gravensteen capture your imagination. Visit Historic Centre of Brugge and Graslei and Korenlei for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Bruges (Torture Museum Oude Steen, Belfry of Bruges, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of St Michael's Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Cathedral, and make a trip to Ghent City Center.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ghent, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Brussels to Ghent in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Ghent City Center
4.8
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Art Museum
Groeningemuseum
4.3
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World heritage site
Historic Centre of Brugge
4.8

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Museum-lovers will get to explore Stanze di Raffaello and Welcome to Rome. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rome day trip planning website.

Getting from Ghent to Rome by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Ghent in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Rome: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

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Must see
Pantheon
4.8
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Must see
Colosseum
4.7

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and The Baptistery of St. John. Appreciate the collections at Pitti Palace and Museo di San Marco. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello di Monteriggioni (in Monteriggioni) and Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico & Nature & Wildlife Tours). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Florence are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Bologna.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4

4
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Civico Archeologico and Palazzo Te. Get some historical perspective at Basilica of St. Anthony and Basilica di San Petronio. Change things up with these side-trips from Bologna: Ravenna (Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi), Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, &more), Mantua (Parco del Mincio & Palazzo Ducale Mantova) and Il Villaggio delle Cicogne (in Fosso Ghiaia). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Giustina, don't miss a visit to Piazza Maggiore, examine the collection at La Macchina del Tempo, and steep yourself in history at Castello Estense.

Make your Bologna itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Florence to Bologna by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Bologna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nymphenburg Palace and St. Peter's Church. Get some cultural insight at Alte Pinakothek and Munich Residenz. Get out of town with these interesting Munich side-trips: Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau) and Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau). There's still lots to do: engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, examine the collection at BMW Welt, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, and stroll around English Garden.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Munich trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Bologna to Munich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bologna in April, expect Munich to be a bit cooler, temps between 16°C and 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Halle (Saale).

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Munich Residenz
4.5
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Historic Site
Nymphenburg Palace
4.5

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Halle (Saale), Germany

Halle (Saale) ©
Halle is a city in the southern part of the German state Saxony-Anhalt.Halle is an economic and educational center in central-eastern Germany. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum fuer Vorgeschichte Halle, see the interesting displays at Beatles Museum, then admire the striking features of Graseweghaus, and finally walk around Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Naumburg Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Marktkirche Unser Lieben Frauen, then admire the landmark architecture of Marktschlosschen, then examine the collection at Halloren Schokoladenfabrik AG, and finally explore the world behind art at Kunstmuseum Moritzburg Halle (Saale).

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Halle (Saale) trip maker.

You can take a train from Munich to Halle (Saale) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Munich in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 8°C in Halle (Saale). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Halle (Saale)

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Beatles Museum
4.4

6
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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
East Side Gallery and Berliner Dom will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with Tauchschule Linek, take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, see the interesting displays at Neues Museum, and steep yourself in history at Charlottenburg Palace.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Berlin online trip builder.

You can take a train from Halle (Saale) to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Irkutsk.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wildlife
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Art Museum
Pergamonmuseum
4.4
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Specialty Museum
Topography of Terror
4.5

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nights
Irkutsk, Russia

Irkutsk ©

Paris of Siberia

The most popular stop on the Trans-Siberian railway, Irkutsk gained fame as the cultural center of Decembrist exiles.
You'll explore and learn at Taltsy Museum and Baikal Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral of The Epiphany and Cathedral of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Baikal, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Founders of Irkutsk, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Znamensky Monastery, and take an in-depth tour of Irkutsk Regional Historical and Memorial Museum of Decembrists.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Irkutsk online holiday planner.

Fly from Berlin to Irkutsk in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Irkutsk Standard Time (IRKT), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Irkutsk

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Taltsy Museum
4.8
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World heritage site
Lake Baikal
4.7

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St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The State Hermitage Museum and Saint Isaac's Cathedral. Visit Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and New Peterhof Railway Station for their historical value. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Russian Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Great Mosque of St. Petersburg, and get engrossed in the history at Kazan Cathedral.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the St. Petersburg trip planner.

Fly from Irkutsk to St. Petersburg in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Irkutsk to St. Petersburg, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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Specialty Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
4.8
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World heritage site
The State Hermitage Museum
4.7

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