56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 7 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 6 nights
3
Siena, Italy
— 5 nights
4
Lucca, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Segovia, Spain
— 6 nights
6
Salamanca, Spain
— 6 nights
7
Valladolid, Spain
— 3 nights
8
Leon, Spain
— 3 nights
9
Paris, France
— 8 nights
10
Amiens, France
— 4 nights
11
Lille, France
— 4 nights

7
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nyhavn and Kronborg. Popular historic sites such as Rosenborg Castle and Frederiksborg Castle are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Copenhagen: Fuglereservat Vaserne (in Birkerod), Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (in Humlebaek) and Eskebjerg Vesterlyng (in Eskebjerg). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark, admire the landmark architecture of Amalienborg, appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid, and examine the collection at Thorvaldsens Museum.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Copenhagen visit planner.

Floreffe, Belgium to Copenhagen is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In September, daytime highs in Copenhagen are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kronborg, Fuglereservat Vaserne, Frederiksborg Castle, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Jaegerborg Dyrehave
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 8:
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

6
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Church and Museum of Orsanmichele. Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Florence in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in September; daily highs in Florence reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 14:
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

5
nights
Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Let the collections at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico and Villa Brandi capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Duomo di Siena and Piazza del Campo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Siena: San Gimignano (Fattoria Il Piano, Duomo di San Gimignano, &more), Castello di Monterinaldi (in Radda in Chianti) and Sant'Agnese Farm (in Castellina In Chianti). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Centro Storico di Siena, explore the world behind art at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, explore the galleries of Complesso Museale Santa Maria della Scala, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Siena trip planning site.

You can drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Siena sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lucca.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

San Gimignano, Castello di Monterinaldi, Sant'Agnese Farm
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 19:
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Castello di Monterinaldi ©
Castello di Monterinaldi
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico

3
nights
Lucca, Italy

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Le mura di Lucca and St Martin Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Leaning Tower of Pisa and Centro Storico Castelvecchio Di Rocca Barbena. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucca: Costiera di Calafuria (in Livorno), Pisa (Piazza dei Miracoli & Baptistery of St. John) and Museo del Castagno - Lavoro Vita Civiltà, Loc. Colognora (in Colognora). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Fattoria al Dotto, look for all kinds of wild species at Parole d'Oro, explore the activities along Lago della Gherardesca, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lucca online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Siena to Lucca takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Segovia.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Pisa, Capannori, Costiera di Calafuria, Centro Storico Castelvecchio Di Rocca Barbena, Rocca Medievale
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:
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Fattoria al Dotto ©
Fattoria al Dotto
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca

6
nights
Segovia, Spain

Segovia ©
As one of Spain’s most well-preserved medieval cities, Segovia is known for its 1st-century Roman aqueduct that runs through the city center.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Alcazar of Segovia and Coleccion de Titeres de Francisco Peralta. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Acueduct of Segovia and Ermita de la Virgen de las Vegas. Venture out of the city with trips to Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park (in Sepulveda), Iglesia De San Miguel (in Sotosalbos) and Avila (The Walls of Avila & The Four Posts). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Boca del Asno, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de los Santos Justo y Pastor, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Cruz la Real, and take a stroll through Old City.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Segovia road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Lucca to Segovia takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September in Segovia, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Salamanca.

Things to do in Segovia

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Valsain, Avila, Ermita de la Virgen de las Vegas, Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park, Ermita de San Frutos
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 28:
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Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia
The Walls of Avila ©
The Walls of Avila

6
nights
Salamanca, Spain

Salamanca ©
Salamanca is one of the most visited cities in Spain.
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca and Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ieronimus and St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban). Venture out of the city with trips to Ruta de las Huellas Fosiles (in Monsagro) and Casa del Parque Natural Las Batuecas-Sierra de Francia (in La Alberca). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Plaza Mayor, contemplate the long history of Plaza de Anaya, walk around Parque natural de Las Batuecas - Sierra de Francia, and admire the striking features of Casa de las Conchas.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, read our Salamanca online travel planner.

You can take a train from Segovia to Salamanca in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Segovia in September, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Salamanca. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Valladolid.

Things to do in Salamanca

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ruta de las Huellas Fosiles, Parque Natural Arribes del Duero, Casa del Parque Natural Las Batuecas-Sierra de Francia, Isla del Soto
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 4:
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Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca ©
Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca
Ieronimus ©
Ieronimus
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) ©
Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)

3
nights
Valladolid, Spain

Valladolid ©
A city of booming industry with a strong emphasis on leisure and cultural involvement, Valladolid is also known for its historical heritage and medieval feel.
Let the collections at Museo Nacional de Escultura and Colegio de San Gregorio capture your imagination. Catedral De Burgos and Cartuja de Miraflores are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Valladolid side-trips: Finca Villacreces (in Quintanilla de Onesimo), Reserva Natural Riberas De Castronuno (in Castronuno) and Iglesia de los Santos Juanes (in Nava del Rey). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Juan Bautista, learn about winemaking at Bodegas Penafalcon, make a trip to Ruta del Hereje, and contemplate the long history of Historic Center of Burgos.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Valladolid sightseeing website.

You can drive from Salamanca to Valladolid in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Salamanca in October, plan for slightly colder days in Valladolid, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Leon.

Things to do in Valladolid

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Burgos, Tordesillas, Bodega Aula de Interpretacion de Mucientes, Finca Villacreces, Church of San Juan Bautista
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:
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Bodegas Penafalcon ©
Bodegas Penafalcon
Catedral De Burgos ©
Catedral De Burgos
Museo Nacional de Escultura ©
Museo Nacional de Escultura

3
nights
Leon, Spain

Leon ©
León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral and Torrestio. Museum-lovers will appreciate Villa Romana La Olmeda and Ermita de la Vera Cruz. Change things up with these side-trips from Leon: Palacio de los Quinones (in Riolago), Monasterio de San Pedro de las Duenas (in Sahagun) and El Faedo (in Cinera). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Palacio De Gaudi, contemplate the long history of Castrillo de los Polvazares, get to know the fascinating history of Guias Legio, and make a trip to Convento de las Concepcionistas.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Leon trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Valladolid to Leon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Leon are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Leon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Torrestio, Colegiata de Santa Maria, Puente del Passo Honroso, Palacio de los Quinones, Villa Romana La Olmeda
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 10:
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Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral ©
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral
Villa Romana La Olmeda ©
Villa Romana La Olmeda
Colegiata de Santa Maria ©
Colegiata de Santa Maria

8
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Let the collections at Louvre Museum and The Army Museum capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Arboretum de Versailles-Chevreloup (in Rocquencourt), Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet) and Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, take a stroll through Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and stroll the grounds of Pere-Lachaise Cemetery.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris visit planning website.

Fly from Leon to Paris in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Paris can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Amiens.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 18:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Amiens, France

Amiens ©
Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial and Etaples Military Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Maison de Jules Verne and Maison de la Baie de Somme capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amiens: Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Le Crotoy), Les Phoques de la Baie d'Authie (in Berck) and Dune de l'Authie (in Fort-Mahon-Plage). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, appreciate the history behind Australian National Memorial, brush up on your military savvy at Sir John Monash Centre, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Guillemont Road Cemetery.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Amiens day trip planner.

You can drive from Paris to Amiens in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Lille.

Things to do in Amiens

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Fouilloy, Beaumont-Hamel, Gordon Dump Cemetery, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Guillemont Road Cemetery
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 22:
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Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial ©
Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial
Australian National Memorial ©
Australian National Memorial
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens

4
nights
Lille, France

Lille ©
On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
You'll explore and learn at La Coupole and LaM, Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne d'art contemporain et d'art brut. Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille and Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lille: Necropole Nationale Francaise de Notre-Dame de Lorette (in Ablain-Saint-Nazaire), Musée du Louvre-Lens (in Lens) and Point-du-Jour-Cemetery (in Athies). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle Dune Marchand, make a trip to Saint-Omer Cathedrale, take a stroll through Vieux-Lille, and stroll the grounds of Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lille travel route planner.

You can drive from Amiens to Lille in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Lille, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lille

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Omer, Reserve Naturelle Du Platier D'Oye, Necropole Nationale Francaise de Notre-Dame de Lorette, Musee La Piscine, Reserve Naturelle Dune Marchand
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 26:
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Old Stock Exchange ©
Old Stock Exchange
La Coupole ©
La Coupole

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