57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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57 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Leipzig, Germany
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
2
Bayeux, France
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Nice, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  6​h 45​min
5
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Ullapool, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Ambleside, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Bath, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
12
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
13
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly + Train:  5​h 30​min
End: Leipzig, Germany

5
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.
Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin. Venture out of the city with trips to Palace of Versailles (in Versailles), Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry) and L'Arche Feline (in Vascoeuil). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Le Marais, stroll the grounds of Cemiterio de Pere-Lachaise, and admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

To see reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip planning website .

Leipzig, Germany to Paris is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Versailles, Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, Parc et Jardin du Chateau de Vandrimare, L'Arche Feline
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 6:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at Mont Saint-Michel and German War Cemetery Marigny. Visit American Cemetery & Memorial and Pegasus Memorial for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Bayeux: Dunes d'Hattainville (in Les Moitiers-d’Allonne), les etangs du val de See (in Saint-Georges-de-Livoye) and La Roche d'Oetre (in Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, get engrossed in the history at MAHB Musee d'art et d'histoire baron gerard, admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bayeux trip maker app .

Traveling by train from Paris to Bayeux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Caen, Dunes d'Hattainville, Pegasus Memorial, Cap Levi, German War Cemetery Marigny
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 11:
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©

5
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Musee des Arts Asiatiques de Nice will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Palais Lascaris and La Croisette for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague (in Valbonne), Parc des Rives du Loup (in La Colle sur Loup) and Sentier Jean Francois Jube (in Le Pradet). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Nice itinerary planner.

Getting from Bayeux to Nice by combination of car and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Bayeux in March, expect Nice to be a bit warmer, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Nice

Wildlife Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Base Nature Francois Leotard, Sentier Jean Francois Jube, Parc des Rives du Loup
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 16:
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Parc des Rives du Loup ©
Parc des Rives du Loup
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©

4
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 inner history buff will appreciate Rosenborg Castle and Amalienborg. Get a sense of the local culture at Nyhavn and National Museum of Denmark. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Stroeget, see the interesting displays at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, pause for some serene contemplation at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), and admire the masterpieces at Thorvaldsens Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen route planning tool .

Fly from Nice to Copenhagen in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in March, things will get little chillier in Copenhagen: highs are around 9°C and lows about 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Museums Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 20:
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Kalvebod Fælled ©
Kalvebod Fælled
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

5
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Visit Old Kirk Yard and Old High Church, Inverness for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Tarbat Discovery Centre and Inspirations. Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore) and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie). There's still lots to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, get engrossed in the history at Highland Archive Centre, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and shop like a local with Castle Gallery.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Inverness road trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Copenhagen to Inverness takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Inverness is minus 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ullapool.

Things to do in Inverness

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, Tarbat Discovery Centre, Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Culloden Battlefield
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 25:
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Tarbat Discovery Centre ©
Tarbat Discovery Centre
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

3
nights
Ullapool, United Kingdom

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Dun Dornaigil Broch and RhueArt. Get some historical perspective at Stoer Lighthouse and Ardvreck Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ullapool: Little Assynt Estate (in Lochinver), Russian Arctic Convoy Museum (in Gairloch) and Russian Arctic Convoy Project (in Aultbea). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Inverpolly Nature Reserve, examine the collection at Maryck Memories of Childhood, hunt for treasures at Ullapool Market, and take in breathtaking views at Corrieshalloch Gorge.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ullapool trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Ullapool takes 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Assynt, Little Assynt Estate, Stoer Lighthouse, Russian Arctic Convoy Project, Russian Arctic Convoy Museum
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 28:
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Inverpolly Nature Reserve ©
Inverpolly Nature Reserve
Ardvreck Castle ©
Ardvreck Castle
Dun Dornaigil Broch ©
Dun Dornaigil Broch

4
nights
Fort William, United Kingdom

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Treasures of the Earth and Clan Cameron Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Brochs at Glenelg - Dun Telve & Dun Troddan and Castle Tioram. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Inveraray Jail (in Inveraray), Land Sea and Islands Centre (in Arisaig) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Glen Etive, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, explore the historical opulence of Eilean Donan Castle, and examine the collection at West Highland Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Fort William travel planner .

Traveling by car from Ullapool to Fort William takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Spean Bridge, Glencoe Village, Castle Tioram, Brochs at Glenelg - Dun Telve & Dun Troddan, Land Sea and Islands Centre
Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 1:
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Castle Tioram ©
Castle Tioram

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and Calton Hill. National Museum of Scotland and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Edinburgh to go to Strathblane and see Strathblane Falconry, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at BobCat Alpacas, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, explore the historical opulence of Scottish National War Memorial, and examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In April in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dalhousie Castle Falconry, Strathblane Falconry
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 4:
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BobCat Alpacas ©
BobCat Alpacas
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

4
nights
Ambleside, United Kingdom

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Let the collections at Armitt Museum and Beatrix Potter Gallery capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at St Michael and All Angels Church, Hawkshead and Loughrigg Fell. Venture out of the city with trips to Predator Experience (in Ayside), Durham Cathedral (in Durham) and Beamish Museum (in Beamish). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Moss Eccles Tarn, take in the exciting artwork at Old Courthouse Gallery, get great views at Kirkstone Pass, and admire the striking features of Bridge House.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ambleside trip site .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Ambleside takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Ambleside

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Predator Experience Ltd, Durham Cathedral, Beamish Museum
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 8:
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Predator Experience Ltd ©
Predator Experience Ltd
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
Hawkshead Grammar School ©
Hawkshead Grammar School

4
nights
Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom

Bourton-on-the-Water ©
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Popular historic sites such as St Mary's Church and St. Mary's Church are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Combe Mill and The Cotswold Pottery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bourton-on-the-Water: Blenheim Palace (in Woodstock) and Cirencester (Corinium Museum & Parish Church of St John Baptist). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Greystones Farm, admire the landmark architecture of St Nicholas Church, step into the grandiose world of Sudeley Castle, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hailes Church.

Plan trip to Bourton-on-the-Water with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Ambleside to Bourton-on-the-Water by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April in Bourton-on-the-Water, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Winchcombe, Stow-on-the-Wold, Burford, Cirencester, Snowshill Manor
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 12:
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Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Hailes Church ©
Hailes Church

4
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll explore and learn at The Roman Baths and Brunel's SS Great Britain. Get some historical perspective at Stonehenge and Bath Abbey. Venture out of the city with trips to Longleat (in Warminster), Wells Cathedral (in Wells) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Somerset Crafts, explore the historical opulence of Farleigh Hungerford Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bath trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Wareham, Castle Combe Village, Somerset Crafts, Stonehenge, Longleat
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 16:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get a sense of the local culture at The British Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral. Museum-lovers will get to explore Natural History Museum and Churchill War Rooms. Venture out of the city with trips to Joe's Bows (in Hernhill), The Hawking Centre (in Doddington) and The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the London trip builder tool .

Take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in London can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

The Big Cat Sanctuary, Joe's Bows, Hawking About, The Hawking Centre
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 21:
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). You'll explore and learn at Rijksmuseum and Anne Frank House. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk), The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague) and Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, contemplate the waterfront views at Het Twiske, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary maker site .

Fly from London to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Wildlife Museums Parks

Side Trips

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Regte Heide & Riels Laag, Uitkijkduin Petten, Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 26:
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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