50 days in Europe Itinerary

50 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Milan, Italy
— 7 nights
2
Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
— 4 nights
3
Esbjerg, Denmark
— 2 nights
4
Ipswich, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
5
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
6
Cologne, Germany
— 5 nights
7
Brussels, Belgium
— 7 nights
8
Reims, France
— 1 night
9
Madrid, Spain
— 6 nights
10
Geneva, Switzerland
— 5 nights

7
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Egizio and Pinacoteca di Brera. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Duomo di Milano and Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Venture out of the city with trips to Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata (in Lodi), Verona (Galleria Dello Scudo, Casa di Giulietta, &more) and Turin (Museo Nazionale del Cinema, Chiesa San Bernardino, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Milan day trip planner.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Malpensa International Airport, Milano Linate Airport and Il Caravaggio International Airport. In March in Milan, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Turin, Verona, Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

4
nights
Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine

Kyiv (Kiev) ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Popular historic sites such as St. Sophia's Cathedral and Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery and Golden Gate. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kyiv (Kiev): Novi Petrivtsi (Battle for Kyiv 1943 National Museum & Mezhyhirya Residence Museum). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Khreshchatyk, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, explore the world behind art at Kyiv National Museum of Russian Art, and examine the collection at Mikhail Bulgakov Museum.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kyiv (Kiev) trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Milan to Kyiv (Kiev) in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Milan to Kyiv (Kiev). In March, Kyiv (Kiev) is little chillier than Milan - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Esbjerg.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Novi Petrivtsi
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Golden Gate ©
Golden Gate
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral

2
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. On the 13th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Ribe Glas ved Erna Moeller, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ribe Domkirke, and then steep yourself in history at Ribe Vikinge Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Koldinghus and then see the interesting displays at Ribes Vikinger.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Esbjerg tour itinerary website.

Explore your travel options from Kyiv (Kiev) to Esbjerg with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) to Esbjerg. In March, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Ipswich.

Things to do in Esbjerg

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Koldinghus
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Ribe Vikinge Center ©
Ribe Vikinge Center
Koldinghus ©
Koldinghus
Ribe Domkirke
Ribe Domkirke

6
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. Walsingham Abbey and Norwich Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Blickling Estate and Ely Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ipswich: St. Peter's Church (in Ringland), Colchester Zoo (in Colchester) and Norwich (Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Colman's Mustard Shop & Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Joe's Bows, stroll around Christchurch Park, browse the exhibits of The John Russell Art Gallery, and examine the collection at Christchurch Mansion.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ipswich trip maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Esbjerg to Ipswich with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Esbjerg to Ipswich is minus 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Ipswich

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Norwich, Walsingham, Joe's Bows, St. Peter's Church, Blickling Estate
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 20:
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Joe's Bows ©
Joe's Bows
Blickling Estate ©
Blickling Estate
Norwich Cathedral ©
Norwich Cathedral

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Molen De Adriaan Museum and Madurodam. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Teylers Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rotterdam: World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk), Utrecht (Canals area & Dom Tower) and Old Church (in Delft). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, admire the masterpieces at Museum Paul Tetar van Elven, take an in-depth tour of Panorama Mesdag, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maria van Jessekerk.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rotterdam sightseeing planner.

Getting from Ipswich to Rotterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ipswich to Rotterdam due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Rotterdam are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cologne.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Delft, The Hague, Haarlem, Utrecht, World Heritage Kinderdijk
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Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen ©
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Madurodam ©
Madurodam

5
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Get some historical perspective at Cologne Cathedral and Domschatzkammer. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum Ludwig and Wallraf-Richartz Museum. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lindenthaler Tierpark, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Maria Himmelfahrt, admire the landmark architecture of Gross St. Martin, and stroll the grounds of Melaten-Friedhof.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cologne online journey planner.

Getting from Rotterdam to Cologne by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Chocolate Museum ©
Chocolate Museum
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Wallraf-Richartz Museum ©
Wallraf-Richartz Museum

7
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Atomium and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Gravensteen (in Ghent), Bruges (Groeningemuseum, Historic Centre of Brugge, &more) and MAS - Museum aan de Stroom (in Antwerp). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, explore the world behind art at Magritte Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Natural Sciences.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Brussels trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Cologne to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Brussels sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Reims.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Bruges, Gravensteen, MAS - Museum aan de Stroom
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 7:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

1
night
Reims, France

Reims ©
Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
On the 8th (Thu), learn about winemaking at Champagnes Pommery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint-Remi, then admire the landmark architecture of Palais du Tau, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Reims online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Reims takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Brussels, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Reims, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Reims

Historic Sites · Wineries
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Basilique Saint-Remi ©
Basilique Saint-Remi
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims
Palais du Tau ©
Palais du Tau

6
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Appreciate the collections at Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. Your inner history buff will appreciate Royal Palace of Madrid and El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Toledo (Museo del Greco, Church of Santo Tomé, &more), Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial (in San Lorenzo de El Escorial) and Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park (in Sepulveda). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cerralbo, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Madrid trip planner.

Getting from Reims to Madrid by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Reims in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Madrid, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Toledo, Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 14:
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

5
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
You'll explore and learn at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum and Patek Philippe Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedrale de St-Pierre and Cathedrale de Lausanne. Explore Geneva's surroundings by going to Queen Studio Experience (in Montreux) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, make a trip to Palais des Nations, Genève, appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), and admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Geneva tour planner.

Fly from Madrid to Geneva in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Madrid in April; daily highs in Geneva reach 19°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cathedrale de Lausanne, Queen Studio Experience, Chateau de Chillon
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 19:
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CERN ©
CERN
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum

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