55 days in Europe Itinerary

55 days in Europe Itinerary

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Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Genoa, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 6 nights
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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
— 2 nights
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Moscow, Russia
— 5 nights
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Venlo, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Liege, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Genk, Belgium
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 6 nights
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Dortmund, Germany
— 1 night
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 3 nights
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 5 nights
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Turin, Italy — 2 nights

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Let the collections at Museo Egizio and Museo Nazionale del Cinema capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Forte Bramafam and Pont-Saint-Martin. Get out of town with these interesting Turin side-trips: Cantina Francesco Borgogno (in Barolo) and Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso (in Aosta). There's more to do: view the masterpieces at Galleria Sabauda.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Turin day trip planning tool.

Zurich, Switzerland to Turin is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Zurich in August since evenings lows in Turin dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 4 nights

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.
Let the collections at Casa di Giulietta and Museo Poldi Pezzoli capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Duomo di Milano and Piazza delle Erbe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Arena di Verona, &more). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and browse the collection at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Milan visit planner.

Traveling by train from Turin to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in August, expect nights in Milan to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Genoa.
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Genoa, Italy — 5 nights

Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Popular historic sites such as Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola and Cinque Terre Trails are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello and Dialogo nel Buio. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Genoa: Museo Del Sigillo (in La Spezia) and Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours (in Manarola). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, admire the striking features of Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, get to know the fascinating history of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi, and step into the grandiose world of D'Albertis Castle.

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Traveling by car from Milan to Genoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Florence.
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Find places to stay Aug 7 — 12:

Florence, Italy — 6 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello di Monteriggioni (in Monteriggioni), Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Piazza del Campo, &more) and Pisa (Battistero di San Giovanni & Leaning Tower of Pisa). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, browse the exhibits of Museo Nazionale del Bargello, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

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Traveling by car from Genoa to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Genoa in August, Florence is slightly colder at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to fly to Kyiv (Kiev).
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Find places to stay Aug 12 — 18:

Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine — 2 nights

The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Get some historical perspective at St. Sophia's Cathedral and St. Volodymyr's Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at Pyrohovo Open-Air Museum and The Holy Dormition Kyiv Caves Lavra. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, appreciate the history behind Rodina Mat (Motherland), make a trip to Andreyevskiy Spusk, and learn about all things military at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kyiv (Kiev) trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Kyiv (Kiev) by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Florence to Kyiv (Kiev). Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Florence in August: highs in Kyiv (Kiev) hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Moscow.
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Find places to stay Aug 18 — 20:

Moscow, Russia — 5 nights

Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Moscow Kremlin and Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts. Visit Red Square and Saint Basil's Cathedral for their historical value. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Lenin's Mausoleum, pause for some serene contemplation at Uspensky Cathedral, learn about all things military at Armoury Chamber, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Moscow visit website.

Traveling by flight from Kyiv (Kiev) to Moscow takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 1 hour. Traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) in August, you will find days in Moscow are little chillier (27°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Utrecht.
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Find places to stay Aug 20 — 25:

Utrecht, The Netherlands — 1 night

As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Kasteel de Haar and then stroll through Natuurmonumenten Nieuwkoopse Plassen. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Canals area, enjoy breathtaking views from Dom Tower, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk, and finally see the interesting displays at Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Utrecht day trip planning site.

Getting from Moscow to Utrecht by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Moscow to Utrecht. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Amsterdam.
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Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 5 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Get some historical perspective at Museum Het Rembrandthuis and Grote Markt. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Haarlem (Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) & Stadhuis Haarlem) and Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden (in Sint Jansklooster). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, walk around Vondelpark, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, and examine the collection at De Nieuwe Kerk.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Utrecht to Amsterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rotterdam.
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Find places to stay Aug 26 — 31:

Rotterdam, The Netherlands — 4 nights

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 a sense of the local culture at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Madurodam. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Church and Nieuwe Kerk. Explore Rotterdam's surroundings by going to World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk) and Prison Gate Museum (in The Hague). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Rotterdam Zoo, admire the landmark architecture of Erasmus Bridge, and don't miss a visit to Markt.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rotterdam itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Rotterdam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Venlo.
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Venlo, The Netherlands — 1 night

Venlo is a municipality and a city in the southeastern Netherlands, near the German border. On the 5th (Tue), take a stroll through Venlo binnenstad, then explore the historical opulence of Kasteeltuinen Arcen, and then make a trip to Stadhuis Venlo.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Venlo itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rotterdam to Venlo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Venlo are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Liege.
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Liege, Belgium — 3 nights

Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Parc de Furfooz. Citadelle de Dinant and Eglise St-Jacques will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Liege with a short trip to La Vallee de la Hoegne in Hockai, about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at La Roche-aux-Faucons, appreciate the extensive heritage of Coteaux de la Citadelle, contemplate the long history of Cathedral de Liege (Liege Cathedral), and see the interesting displays at La Boverie.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Liege journey maker site.

Drive from Venlo to Liege in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Genk.
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Genk, Belgium — 1 night

Genk is a city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): go deep underground at C-Mine, then take an in-depth tour of Open Air Museum Bokrijk, then identify plant and animal life at De Teut, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Quentin Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Genk online tour planner.

Drive from Liege to Genk in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Brussels.
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Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

Brussels, Belgium — 6 nights

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 Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Historic Centre of Brugge and Church of Our Lady Bruges. Venture out of the city with trips to Bruges (Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, The Markt, &more) and Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Gravensteen, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, make a trip to Belgian Comic Strip Center, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Brussels trip maker site.

Drive from Genk to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Brussels, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dortmund.
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Dortmund, Germany — 1 night

Though its major passion may be soccer, Dortmund offers visitors more than just historical sports venues.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the long history of LWL-Industriemuseum Zeche Nachtigall, examine the collection at German Mining Museum, and then explore the engaging exhibits at German Football Museum.

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Drive from Brussels to Dortmund in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Dortmund can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Frankfurt.
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Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:

Frankfurt, Germany — 3 nights

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Popular historic sites such as Schloss Heidelberg and Goethe House are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Stadel Museum and Senckenberg Natural History Museum (Naturmuseum Senckenberg). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Frankfurt: Eschbacher Klippen (in Usingen) and Heidelberg (Pharmacy Museum & Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge)). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), admire the landmark architecture of Romer, and examine the collection at Museum Embankment.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Frankfurt itinerary planner.

Getting from Dortmund to Frankfurt by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can fly to Nuremberg.
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Nuremberg, Germany — 5 nights

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Visit St. Peter's Church and Town Walls for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Munich Residenz and Reichsstadtmuseum. Explore Nuremberg's surroundings by going to St. Michael's Church (in Munich) and Rothenburg (Siebers Tower & Altstadt). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, see the interesting displays at Memorium Nuremberg Trials, and make a trip to St. Lorenz Church.

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Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Nuremberg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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