57 days in United States & Europe Itinerary

57 days in United States & Europe Itinerary

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Start: Utsunomiya, Japan
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  18 h 45 min
1
Ketchum, United States
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  19 h
2
Ghent, Belgium
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Reims, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Rouen, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Bayeux, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 6 nights
Train:  7 h 30 min
7
Strasbourg, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h
8
Milan, Italy
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
9
Lecce, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
10
Bari, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  21 h
End: Utsunomiya, Japan

3
nights
Ketchum, United States

Ketchum ©
Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States, in the central part of the state. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ketchum Cemetery and Blaine County Historical Museum. Appreciate the collections at Lost Rivers Museum and Wood River Valley Ore Wagon Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Ketchum side-trips: Stanley (River Rafting & Tubing & Redfish Lake) and Arco (Craters of the Moon National Monument & Bottolfsen Park). There's more to do: walk around Sawtooth Wilderness Area and stop by Lizzy's Fresh Coffee.

For more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Ketchum sightseeing planning tool.

Utsunomiya, Japan to Ketchum is an approximately 19-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Utsunomiya to Ketchum, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Utsunomiya in September, plan for little chillier days in Ketchum, with highs around 24°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ghent.

Things to do in Ketchum

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Stanley, Arco, Lost Rivers Museum, Blaine County Historical Museum
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Craters of the Moon National Monument ©
Craters of the Moon National Monument
Lost Rivers Museum ©
Lost Rivers Museum
Ketchum Cemetery ©
Ketchum Cemetery

6
nights
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 Ghent City Center and St Michael's Bridge. You'll explore and learn at Gravensteen and Huis Arnold Vander Haeghen. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Museum Voor Schone Kunsten, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Peter's Abbey, and stroll the grounds of Western Cemetery.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ghent trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ketchum to Ghent. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Ketchum to Ghent. Traveling from Ketchum in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ghent, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Reims.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
St Michael's Bridge ©
St Michael's Bridge

5
nights
Reims, France

Reims ©
Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims and Hotel Le Vergeur Museum. Get some historical perspective at Palais du Tau and Ouvrage de La Ferte. Venture out of the city with trips to Paul-Etienne Saint Germain (in Epernay), Romagne-sous-Montfaucon (Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery and Memorial & Saint Mihiel American Cemetery) and Champagne Henry de Vaugency (in Oger). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at WineBubbles, witness the site of a historic battle at La Tranchee de Chattancourt, admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Saint-Remi, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire du Faubourg-Pave.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Reims holiday app.

Getting from Ghent to Reims by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. September in Reims sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Reims

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Epernay, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Ouvrage de La Ferte, Champagne Lallement Massonnot, Camp Marguerre
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims
Ouvrage de La Ferte ©
Ouvrage de La Ferte
La Tranchee de Chattancourt ©
La Tranchee de Chattancourt

6
nights
Rouen, France

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and Gros-Horloge are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fondation Claude Monet and Musee de la Corderie Vallois. Explore Rouen's surroundings by going to Fishing Charters & Tours (in Dieppe), Musee de Mecanique Naturelle (in Giverny) and Les Cressonnieres (in Veules-les-Roses). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Emigration Francaise au Canada, look for all kinds of wild species at L'Arche Feline, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Cote Sainte-Catherine.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rouen tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Reims to Rouen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mortagne-au-Perche, Le Havre, Giverny, Honfleur, Chateau Gaillard
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 22:
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Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

6
nights
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Normandy American Cemetery and Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and World War 2 Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: Falaise Memorial (in Falaise), La Roche d'Oetre (in Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne) and Place Saint-Sauveur (in Caen). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, look for all kinds of wild species at Le Havre de Portbail, and appreciate the history behind Pegasus Memorial.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bayeux trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Rouen to Bayeux by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Quineville, Falaise, Ranville, Caen
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 28:
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Cimetières Militaires ©
Cimetières Militaires

6
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Let the collections at Musee du poire and Cornille Havard - Fondeur de Cloches capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mont Saint-Michel and Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James. Explore Mont-Saint-Michel's surroundings by going to les etangs du val de See (in Saint-Georges-de-Livoye), Abbaye de Hambye (in Hambye) and Villedieu-les-Poeles (Musee de la Poeslerie et Maison de la Dentelliere & Eglise Notre-Dame de Villedieu-les-Poeles). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Maison de l'Artichaut, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Domfront, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Quentin, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mont-Saint-Michel travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 2 hours. September in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Granville, Villedieu-les-Poeles, Avranches, Domfront, Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 4:
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©
Musee du poire ©
Musee du poire

5
nights
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Let the collections at Palais de Rohan and Fort De Schoenenbourg capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg and La Petite France. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Strasbourg: Saint-Avold (Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial & Basilique Notre-Dame de Bon Secours), Carriere du Barrois (in Freyming-Merlebach) and Sentier du Marais - Etang de l'Escherbruch (in Ham-sous-Varsberg). There's much more to do: make a trip to Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, contemplate the long history of Porte du Lalli, get to know the fascinating history of Centre-ville de Strasbourg, and identify plant and animal life at Maison de la Nature du Ried et de l'Alsace Centrale.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Strasbourg online visit planner.

Traveling by train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Strasbourg takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Saint-Avold, Kientzheim, Nancy, Domaine Albert Seltz, Carriere du Barrois
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 10:
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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
Fort De Schoenenbourg
Fort De Schoenenbourg

6
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.
Popular historic sites such as Duomo di Milano and Castello Sforzesco are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Il Cenacolo and Piazza del Duomo. Venture out of the city with trips to Centro Storico (in Gravedona), Casa dei Presepi (in Mezzegra) and Pian di Spagna (in Sorico). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera, identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Val di Mello, stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, and get lost in a book at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Milan day trip planning website.

Drive from Strasbourg to Milan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Strasbourg in October since evenings lows in Milan dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Lecce.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Como, Centro Storico, La Citta Alta, Casa dei Presepi, Riserva Naturale Val di Mello
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 16:
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Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

5
nights
Lecce, Italy

Lecce ©
Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Get some historical perspective at Basilica di Santa Croce and Cattedrale Di Otranto. Let the collections at Sidereus and Casa Museo della Civilta Contadina e della Cultura Grika capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lecce: Parco Naturale Regionale Costa Otranto - Santa Maria di Leuca e Bosco di Tricase (in Gagliano del Capo), Ceglie Messapica (Chiesa di San Rocco & Chiesa di Sant'Anna) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Santa Maria di Leuca). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Lecce, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Madonna delle Grazie, get engrossed in the history at Masseria Brancati, and look for all kinds of wild species at Bosco Cuturi.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lecce route planner.

Traveling by flight from Milan to Lecce takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Milan in October, expect nights in Lecce to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Bari.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Ostuni, Ceglie Messapica, Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, Santuario Madonna delle Grazie, Sidereus
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 21:
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Basilica di Santa Croce ©
Basilica di Santa Croce
Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria ©
Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria
Masseria Brancati ©
Masseria Brancati

5
nights
Bari, Italy

Bari ©
Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
Let the collections at Baart Gallery and Museo Nazionale Archeologico capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Sassi di Matera and Bari War Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bari: Taranto (Jonian Dolphin Conservation & Castello Aragonese), La Cantina Frrud - Museo del Vino (in Altamura) and Matera (Museo Laboratorio della Civilta Contadina, Sassi in Miniatura, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Nicola, see the interesting displays at Trullo Sovrano, contemplate the long history of Cattedrale di Bari, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Civico Archeologico di Palazzo Iliceto.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bari trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Lecce to Bari in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Matera, Taranto, Andria, Trullo Sovrano, Cattedrale di Trani
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 26:
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Basilica San Nicola ©
Basilica San Nicola
Sassi di Matera ©
Sassi di Matera
Cattedrale di Trani ©
Cattedrale di Trani

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