56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Halle (Saale), Germany
— 2 nights
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Gatchina, Russia
— 3 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rouen, France
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Ghent, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 4 nights

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like East Side Gallery and Memorial of the Berlin Wall. Get some cultural insight at Pergamonmuseum and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, stop by Potsdamer Platz, and step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Berlin trip builder app.

Ronse, Belgium to Berlin is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Halle (Saale).

Things to do in Berlin

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East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

2
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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 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Museum Schloss Moritzburg, look for all kinds of wild species at Tote Taler an der Unstrut, and then see the interesting displays at Halloren Schokoladenfabrik AG.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Halle (Saale) vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Berlin to Halle (Saale) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Gatchina.

Things to do in Halle (Saale)

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Museum Schloss Moritzburg ©
Museum Schloss Moritzburg
Landesmuseum fuer Vorgeschichte Halle ©
Landesmuseum fuer Vorgeschichte Halle

3
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Gatchina, Russia

Gatchina ©
Gatchina is a town and the administrative center of Gatchinsky District in Leningrad Oblast, Russia, located 45km south of St. Your inner history buff will appreciate Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God and Church of Peter and Pavel. Museum-lovers will appreciate House-Museum of Composer Isaac Schwartz and Gatchina Palace and Estate Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to House of the Station Master (in Vyra) and Rozhdestveno Estate Museum (in Rozhdestveno). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Pushkin's Nanny's House Museum and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kazan Icon of the God's Mother.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Gatchina road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Halle (Saale) to Gatchina with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Halle (Saale) to Gatchina. Traveling from Halle (Saale) in March, expect Gatchina to be slightly colder, temps between 3°C and -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Gatchina

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Gatchina Palace and Estate Museum ©
Gatchina Palace and Estate Museum
House of the Station Master ©
House of the Station Master

4
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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.
Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate The State Hermitage Museum and The Shadow Museum. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, take an in-depth tour of Kazan Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Palace Square, and don't miss a visit to Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the St. Petersburg travel route builder website.

You can drive from Gatchina to St. Petersburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In March in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Pantheon. Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Vatican Grottoes. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Rome takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Rome due to the time zone difference. In March, Rome is warmer than St. Petersburg - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museo di San Marco. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Florence online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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Venice, Italy

Venice

City of Romance

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.
Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Gallerie dell'Accademia capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, &more) and Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Venice route maker site.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rouen.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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Rouen, France

Rouen ©

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire the striking features of Palais de Justice, get to know the fascinating history of Rue du Gros-Horloge, appreciate the history behind Gros-Horloge, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, then see the interesting displays at Historial Jeanne d’Arc, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Maison du Cidre, make a trip to Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, then contemplate the long history of Eglise Saint-Leonard, then contemplate the long history of Palais Benedictine, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc.

Discover how to plan a Rouen trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Do a combination of flight and train from Venice to Rouen in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in March, you will find days in Rouen are little chillier (13°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church ©
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Venture out of the city with trips to Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & The Hall of Mirrors). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fontaine Saint-Sulpice.

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

Drive from Rouen to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Paris sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trips

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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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.
Visit Anne Frank House and Grote Markt for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Van Gogh Museum and Teylers Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum, Stadhuis Haarlem, &more) and Keukenhof (in Lisse). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, and contemplate the long history of Willet-Holthuysen Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to The Hague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trips

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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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The Hague, The Netherlands

The Hague ©

Judicial Capital of the World

Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles. Let the collections at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and Louwman Museum The Hague capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting The Hague side-trips: Landtong Rozenburg (in Rozenburg), Euromast (in Rotterdam) and World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk). There's still lots to do: gain a rich perspective with Verita's Visit, get a sense of history and politics at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), laugh and play at Madurodam, and admire the masterpieces at Kunstmuseum Den Haag.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the The Hague visit planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to The Hague in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. April in The Hague sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Ghent.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles ©
Nieuwe Kerk ©
Nieuwe Kerk

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Historic Centre of Brugge and Gravensteen. Groeningemuseum and Church of Our Lady Bruges are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ghent: Bruges (The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, The Markt, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Bavo's Cathedral, take a leisurely stroll along Graslei and Korenlei, and don't miss a visit to Ghent City Center.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ghent trip planner.

Traveling by car from The Hague to Ghent takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Ghent are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

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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.
Grand Place and Atomium are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). Take a break from Brussels with a short trip to Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’' in Halle, about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), admire the masterpieces at Musée d'Ixelles, browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Natural Sciences.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Ghent to Brussels in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. April in Brussels sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Antwerp.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique

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Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Get some cultural insight at Fort Van Duffel and Beguinage. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Our Lady and Keizerskapel (Sint Anna kapel). Get out of town with these interesting Antwerp side-trips: Begijnhof Hoogstraten (in Hoogstraten), Grote Netewoud - Meerhout (in Meerhout) and TODI - The Ultimate Diving Experience (in Beringen). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, stroll the grounds of Geel War Cemetery, admire the striking features of Antwerpen-Centraal, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Paul's Church.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Antwerp day trip planner.

Getting from Brussels to Antwerp by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. April in Antwerp sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Cathedral of Our Lady ©
Cathedral of Our Lady
Beguinage ©
Beguinage
Rubens House (Rubenshuis) ©
Rubens House (Rubenshuis)

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