59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Ipswich, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
2
Dundee, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
Esbjerg, Denmark
— 3 nights
4
Norrkoping, Sweden
— 1 night
5
Bytom, Poland
— 1 night
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
7
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
9
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
10
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 3 nights
11
Milan, Italy
— 5 nights
12
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
13
Reims, France
— 2 nights
14
Brussels, Belgium
— 6 nights
15
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights

4
nights
Ipswich, United Kingdom

Ipswich ©
Ipswich is the county town of Suffolk, England, located on the estuary of the River Orwell, about 60mi north east of London. Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum and Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Norwich Cathedral and RAF Air Defence Radar Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ipswich: Harleston Museum (in Harleston), Imperial Bird of Prey Academy (in Billericay) and Colman's Mustard Shop & Museum (in Norwich). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Happisburgh Owl Barn, get to know the fascinating history of Ipswich Waterfront, learn about all things military at Combined Military Services Museum, and explore the historical opulence of Leeds Castle.

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

London to Ipswich is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Dundee.

Things to do in Ipswich

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Norwich, Happisburgh Owl Barn, Joe's Bows, Leeds Castle, Combined Military Services Museum
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Happisburgh Owl Barn ©
Happisburgh Owl Barn
Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum ©
Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum
Joe's Bows ©
Joe's Bows

2
nights
Dundee, United Kingdom

Dundee ©
Dundee, officially the City of Dundee, is the fourth-largest city in Scotland.
The Birks of Aberfeldy and Doune Castle will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Verdant Works and HMS Unicorn. Explore Dundee's surroundings by going to Phoenix Falconry (in Blackford), Argaty Red Kites (in Doune) and Flanders Moss National Nature Reserve (in Kippen). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Scottish Deer Centre, learn more about the world around you at D'Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum, explore the galleries of Discovery Point, and explore the world behind art at V&A Dundee.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dundee trip tool.

You can fly from Ipswich to Dundee in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Dundee can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Esbjerg.

Things to do in Dundee

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Stirling, Phoenix Falconry, Flanders Moss National Nature Reserve, The Birks of Aberfeldy, The Scottish Deer Centre
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The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum ©
The Birks of Aberfeldy ©
The Birks of Aberfeldy
Verdant Works ©
Verdant Works

3
nights
Esbjerg, Denmark

Esbjerg ©
Esbjerg is a seaport town and seat of Esbjerg Municipality on the west coast of the Jutland peninsula in southwest Denmark. Museum-lovers will get to explore Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum and Ribe Vikinge Center. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Den Gamle By and Moesgaard Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Esbjerg side-trips: Egeskov Castle (in Odense), Aarhus (Granny's Knot & Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses) and Svendborg (Valdemars Slot, Naturama, &more). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Tarp Bunkermuseum, get a taste of the local shopping with Ribe Glas ved Erna Moeller, admire the striking features of Ribe Domkirke, and make a trip to Mennesket ved havet.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Esbjerg day trip website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dundee to Esbjerg. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Norrkoping.

Things to do in Esbjerg

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Aarhus, Svendborg, Egeskov Castle
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Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By
Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses ©
Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses

1
night
Norrkoping, Sweden

Norrkoping ©
Norrköping is a city in the province of Östergötland in eastern Sweden and the seat of Norrköping Municipality, Östergötland County, about 160 km southwest of the national capital Stockholm. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Industrial Landscape, explore the engaging exhibits at Visualization Center C, admire the masterpieces at Norrkopings Konstmuseum, thengain insight at Flygvapenmuseum, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Norsholms sluss, Gota kanal. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Linkoping Cathedral, thensee the interesting displays at Lofstad Slott, thentrek along Abackarna, and finally examine the collection at Arbetets Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Norrkoping trip builder site.

Drive from Esbjerg to Norrkoping in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Norrkoping can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bytom.

Things to do in Norrkoping

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Linkoping, Norsholms sluss, Gota kanal
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Visualization Center C ©
Visualization Center C
Flygvapenmuseum ©
Flygvapenmuseum
Linkoping Cathedral
Linkoping Cathedral

1
night
Bytom, Poland

Bytom ©
Bytom is a city in Silesia in southern Poland, near Katowice. On the 15th (Tue), go deep underground at Guido Mine and Coal Mining Museum, examine the collection at Kolejkowo - Wonderful world in miniature!, see the interesting displays at Radiostacja Gliwice, thenadmire the natural beauty at Palmiarnia Miejska, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Rynek, Gliwice, and finally examine the collection at Tattoo Museum. On your second day here, make a trip to Kopiec Wyzwolenia, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Historic Silver Mine, thenget engrossed in the history at Silesian Upraisings Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Royal Castle, and finally get engrossed in the history at ''The Upper Silesian Ethnographic Park in Chorzow'' Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bytom day trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Norrkoping to Bytom. In September, daily temperatures in Bytom can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Bytom

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Gliwice, Historic Silver Mine, Royal Castle, ''The Upper Silesian Ethnographic Park in Chorzow'' Museum, Guido Mine and Coal Mining Museum
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Kolejkowo - Wonderful world in miniature! ©
Kolejkowo - Wonderful world in miniature!
Rynek, Gliwice ©
Rynek, Gliwice
Silesian Upraisings Museum ©
Silesian Upraisings Museum

5
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Staromestske namesti and St. Vitus Cathedral. Prague Castle and Stary zidovsky Hrbitov are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, admire the masterpieces at St. George's Basilica, take in the views from Charles Bridge, and see the interesting displays at NaFilM: National film museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Prague online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Bytom to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
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St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

5
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Get some cultural insight at Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Stephen's Cathedral and Ringstrasse. Take a break from Vienna with a short trip to Naturpark Mannersdof-Wuste in Mannersdorf am Leithagebirge, about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Hofburg, admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien, take in the spiritual surroundings of Karlskirche, and get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna route planner.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Naturpark Mannersdof-Wuste
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) will appeal to museum buffs. When in Budapest, make a side trip to see Nemzeti Botanikus Kert in Vacratot, approximately Vacratot away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, browse the exhibits of Hungarian National Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue, and see the interesting displays at Memento Park.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Budapest online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In September in Budapest, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Nemzeti Botanikus Kert
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

4
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Hagia Sophia Museum and Suleymaniye Cami will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Topkapi Palace and Rahmi M. Koc Museum. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, contemplate the long history of Galata Tower, take an in-depth tour of Rumeli Fortress, and explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip maker app.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Budapest, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

3
nights
Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Rila Monastery and Boyana Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral and Saint Sofia Church. There's lots more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, shop like a local with Brave Creation, admire the striking features of Temple Sveti Nikolay, and see the interesting displays at National Museum of History.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sofia trip planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Sofia by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Sofia is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Istanbul in October, plan for slightly colder days in Sofia, with highs around °C, while nights are colder with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Milan.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Rila Monastery
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Boyana Church ©
Boyana Church
Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral

5
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.
Visit Duomo di Milano and Piazza delle Erbe for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Casa di Giulietta and Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Pian di Spagna (in Sorico), Mandello del Lario (Chiesa del Sacro Cuore & Museum Moto Guzzi) and Riserva Naturale Val di Mello (in Val Masino). There's much more to do: see where the action happens at Arena di Verona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, admire the masterpieces at Museo Poldi Pezzoli, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery.

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You can fly from Sofia to Milan in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Sofia to Milan is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Milan when traveling from Sofia in October, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Verona, Mandello del Lario, Pian di Spagna, I Falconieri del Feudo, Riserva Naturale Val di Mello
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get a sense of the local culture at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo dos Mouros. You'll explore and learn at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Carmo Archaeological Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Quinta da Regaleira, &more) and Capela dos Ossos (in Evora). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Roque, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lisbon online tour planner.

Fly from Milan to Lisbon in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Milan to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Milan in October, things will get a bit warmer in Lisbon: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Reims.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Sintra, Capela dos Ossos
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

2
nights
Reims, France

Reims
Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims, admire the striking features of Basilique Saint-Remi, learn about winemaking at Champagnes Pommery, thendo a tasting at Champagne Taittinger, thenlearn about winemaking at Veuve Clicquot-Ponsardin, and finally do a tasting at La Maison Mumm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, thenlearn about winemaking at Maison Ruinart, and then admire the landmark architecture of Palais du Tau.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Reims vacation planning app.

Fly from Lisbon to Reims in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Reims is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in October, expect Reims to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Reims

Wineries Tours Historic Sites
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Champagnes Pommery
Champagnes Pommery
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims
Palais du Tau ©
Palais du Tau

6
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.
Appreciate the collections at Atomium and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Popular historic sites such as Grand Place and Parc du Cinquantenaire are in your itinerary. Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Bruges (Begijnhofkerk Sint Elisabeth (St. Elisabeth Church), Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, &more) and Ghent (Ghent City Center, Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center, and explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum.

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You can drive from Reims to Brussels in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Reims in October, plan for slightly colder days in Brussels, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bruges, Ghent
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Atomium ©
Atomium

3
nights
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Rotterdam ©
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 Louwman Museum The Hague are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Madurodam and World Heritage Kinderdijk. When in Rotterdam, make a side trip to see Kunstmuseum Den Haag in The Hague, approximately The Hague away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Church, see the interesting displays at Houweling Telecom Museum, contemplate the long history of Huis Sonneveld, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Waterstad.

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You can drive from Brussels to Rotterdam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Rotterdam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

The Hague, Delft, World Heritage Kinderdijk
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Madurodam ©
Madurodam
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Old Church ©
Old Church

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