59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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Derry, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Madrid, Spain
— 5 nights
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
6
Zabrze, Poland
— 1 night
7
Athens, Greece
— 6 nights
8
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 3 nights
9
Bucharest, Romania
— 3 nights
10
Belgrade, Serbia
— 3 nights
11
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
12
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
13
Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
14
Bremen, Germany
— 2 nights
15
Milan, Italy
— 5 nights

7
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Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Popular historic sites such as Chatsworth House and York City Walls are in your itinerary. National Railway Museum and Science and Industry Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Armitt Museum (in Ambleside), The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction (in Bowness-on-Windermere) and Kendal (Kendal Parish Church & Sizergh Castle). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Parish Church, browse the exhibits of Eyam Plague Village Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Manchester online road trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Manchester is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Manchester is minus 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Derry.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

York, Conwy, Bakewell, Grange-over-Sands, Kendal
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Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House

2
nights
Derry, United Kingdom

Derry ©
Ancient yet modern, Derry has a photogenic location on the River Foyle and features a series of historic defensive walls that are the most complete in Ireland.
On the 8th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Tower Museum, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Free Derry, then appreciate the extensive heritage of City Walls, and finally pause for some photo ops at Hands Across the Divide Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): examine the collection at The Abingdon Collection, then take an in-depth tour of Ulster American Folk Park, then step into the grandiose world of Dunluce Castle, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Portrush Countryside Centre.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Derry travel planner.

Getting from Manchester to Derry by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September in Derry, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 10th (Thu), you'll travel to Kilmarnock.

Things to do in Derry

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Omagh, Portrush
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The Abingdon Collection ©
The Abingdon Collection
Ulster American Folk Park ©
Ulster American Folk Park
Dunluce Castle ©
Dunluce Castle

1
night
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom

Kilmarnock ©
Kilmarnock is a large burgh in East Ayrshire, Scotland with a population of 46,350, making it the 15th most populated place in Scotland and the second largest town in Ayrshire. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): examine the collection at Dalgarven Mill, don't miss a visit to Gallery 2, and then explore the historical opulence of Dean Castle and Country Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kilmarnock trip planning app.

You can drive from Derry to Kilmarnock in 5.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Kilmarnock can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Kilmarnock

Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dalgarven Mill
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Dean Castle and Country Park ©
Dean Castle and Country Park
Gallery 2 ©
Gallery 2

5
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Prado National Museum and Royal Palace of Madrid. Get some historical perspective at Plaza Mayor and Catedral Primada. Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Toledo (Alcazar - Museo del Ejercito & El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum), Segovia (Old City, Catedral de Segovia, &more) and Kuna Iberica (in Navas del Rey). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, explore the striking landscape of Sierra de Guadarrama National Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Capilla Cachito de Cielo, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Madrid day trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kilmarnock to Madrid. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kilmarnock to Madrid. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Kilmarnock in September: highs in Madrid hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Segovia, Toledo, Kuna Iberica
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 16:
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Appreciate the collections at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Igreja de Sao Roque. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo dos Mouros. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Evora (Aldeia da Terra & Capela dos Ossos) and Sintra (Sintra National Palace, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Belém Tower, take a stroll through Alfama, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon holiday planner.

Fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Zabrze.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sintra, Evora
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 21:
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

1
night
Zabrze, Poland

Zabrze ©
Zabrze is a city in Silesia in southern Poland, near Katowice. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Kolejkowo - Wonderful world in miniature!, then admire the natural beauty at Palmiarnia Miejska, then get to know the fascinating history of Rynek, Gliwice, and finally examine the collection at Radiostacja Gliwice.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Zabrze trip builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lisbon to Zabrze. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Zabrze is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in September, things will get a bit cooler in Zabrze: highs are around 22°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Zabrze

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Gliwice
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Kolejkowo - Wonderful world in miniature! ©
Rynek, Gliwice ©
Rynek, Gliwice

6
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Acropolis of Athens and Fortress Palamidi. You'll explore and learn at Acropolis Museum and Benaki Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Donkey's Land (in Koropi), Mycenae (Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, Archaeological Site Mycenae, &more) and Nafplio (Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nauplion Promenade, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, visit Plaka, take a stroll through Monastiraki, and pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zabrze to Athens. The time zone difference when traveling from Zabrze to Athens is 1 hour. While traveling from Zabrze, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Athens, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Nafplio, Mycenae, Donkey's Land
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 28:
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

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nights
Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Get some cultural insight at St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral and Boyana Church. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Museum of History and Alexander Nevsky Crypt Museum. Next up on the itinerary: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take a stroll through Vitosha Boulevard, take an in-depth tour of National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, and view the masterpieces at Galeria Nina.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sofia trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Sofia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in September, things will get a bit cooler in Sofia: highs are around 28°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Sofia

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
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National Museum of History ©
National Museum of History
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Boyana Church ©
Boyana Church

3
nights
Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Stavropoleos Monastery and Old Town. Museum of History of the Jewish Community and Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and explore the world behind art at Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman).

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bucharest sightseeing planning tool.

Getting from Sofia to Bucharest by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Bucharest can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:
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Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman) ©
Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman)
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery
Museum of History of the Jewish Community ©

3
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Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Appreciate the collections at Nikola Tesla Museum and Military Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Kalemegdan and Skadarlija. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Belgrade: Novi Sad (St. Nicholas Church, Spomen-zbirka Pavla Beljanskog, &more) and Sremski Karlovci (Sremski Karlovci, Podrum Probus, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sava Temple, examine the collection at National Museum Belgrade, steep yourself in history at The National Assembly, and view the masterpieces at Art for All.

Plan trip to Belgrade with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Fly from Bucharest to Belgrade in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bucharest to Belgrade, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. October in Belgrade sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Belgrade

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Novi Sad, Sremski Karlovci
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:
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Podrum Probus ©
Podrum Probus
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple

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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.
Let the collections at House of Terror Museum and Museum of Applied Arts capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Take a break from Budapest with a short trip to Nemzeti Botanikus Kert in Vacratot, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), test the waters at a local thermal spa, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, and don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip planning app.

Getting from Belgrade to Budapest by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Nemzeti Botanikus Kert
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 12:
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

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.
Get some historical perspective at Staromestske namesti and Prague Astronomical Clock. Jewish Museum in Prague and St. George's Basilica will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, wander the streets of Lesser Town, examine the collection at NaFilM: National film museum, and browse the exhibits of Powder Tower.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Prague vacation planner.

Drive from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. When traveling from Budapest in October, plan for little chillier days in Prague, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 17:
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

5
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pergamonmuseum and The Dresden Zwinger. Let the collections at Topography of Terror and Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister capture your imagination. Explore Berlin's surroundings by going to Radduscher Naturhafen (in Vetschau), Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz (in Lubben) and Albertinum (in Dresden). There's still lots to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, and admire the masterpieces at Neues Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Bremen.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Dresden, Radduscher Naturhafen, Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 22:
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

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nights
Bremen, Germany

Bremen ©
A rather long and narrow city spread along both sides of the Weser River, Bremen has more than a thousand years of history.
On the 23rd (Fri), make a trip to Schnoor Viertel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (St. Petri Dom), don't miss a visit to Bremer Stadtmusikanten, then steep yourself in history at Schutting, then get to know the fascinating history of Historische Altstadt, and finally don't miss a visit to Marktplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Museen Boettcherstrasse, don't miss a visit to Bottcherstrasse, then stroll around Burgerpark, then see the interesting displays at Focke-Museum, and finally get curious at Universum Bremen.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bremen tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Bremen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Bremen are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Milan.

Things to do in Bremen

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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Universum Bremen ©
Universum Bremen
St. Peter's Cathedral (St. Petri Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (St. Petri Dom)
Focke-Museum ©
Focke-Museum

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Duomo di Milano and Arena di Verona. Museum-lovers will appreciate Casa di Giulietta and Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Piazza delle Erbe, &more), Chiesa di S. Carlo (in Menaggio) and Parco Valle Albano (in Gravedona). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera.

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You can fly from Bremen to Milan in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bremen in October; daily highs in Milan reach 21°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Verona, Chiesa di S. Maria in Martinico, Chiesa di S. Carlo, Parco Valle Albano
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 29:
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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