59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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Naples, Italy
— 6 nights
Fly
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Trieste, Italy
— 3 nights
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Brescia, Italy
— 2 nights
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Lausanne, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Lyon, France
— 3 nights
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Pau, France
— 2 nights
Fly to Paris Orly, Train to Le Havre
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Le Havre, France
— 5 nights
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Antibes, France
— 6 nights
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Drive to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Fly to Luxembourg-Findel International Airport, Drive to Differdange
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Differdange, Luxembourg
— 1 night
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 3 nights
Fly
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Fly
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Turin, Italy
— 4 nights
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Alessandria, Italy
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 5 nights
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Bologna, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 6 nights
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Naples, Italy

— 6 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get some historical perspective at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Villa Cimbrone Gardens. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Cappella Sansevero and Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Sorrento (Fishing Charters & Tours & Marina di Puolo), Ravello (Duomo di Ravello & Villa Rufolo) and Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli, explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and take an in-depth tour of Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples online road trip planner.

Rome to Naples is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can fly to Trieste.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 13 — 19:

Trieste, Italy

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Popular historic sites such as Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico and Basilica di Aquileia are in your itinerary. Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba and Castello di San Giusto are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Trieste side-trips: Military Memorial Redipuglia (in Fogliano Redipuglia), Casa delle Farfalle (in Bordano) and Cimitero Al Milite Ignoto (in Aquileia). There's more to do: get a dose of the wild on Grotta Torri di Slivia - Tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Trieste road trip planning tool.

Fly from Naples to Trieste in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June in Trieste, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Brescia.

Things to do in Trieste

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 22:

Brescia, Italy

— 2 nights

Lioness of Italy

As the second largest city in Lombardy after Milan, Brescia has served as an important hub of commerce and culture since pre-Roman times.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Castello Scaligero, then explore the ancient world of Grotte di Catullo, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Jamaica Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Piazza Paolo VI, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo Vecchio di Brescia, and then take an in-depth tour of Museo di Santa Giulia.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Brescia trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Trieste to Brescia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Brescia sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Lausanne.

Things to do in Brescia

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

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Find places to stay Jun 22 — 24:

Lausanne, Switzerland

— 1 night

Swiss San Francisco

Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Cathedrale de Lausanne, explore the world behind art at Collection de l'Art Brut, and then do a tasting at Corniche Lavaux Vineyards.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lausanne day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Brescia to Lausanne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lyon.

Things to do in Lausanne

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

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Find places to stay Jun 24 — 25:

Lyon, France

— 3 nights

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Get some historical perspective at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and Vieux Lyon. Do some cultural sightseeing at Colline de Fourviere and Musee Dauphinois. Take a break from Lyon with a short trip to Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation de l'Isere in Grenoble, about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, see the interesting displays at Musee des Confluences, walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or, and delve into the distant past at Théâtre gallo-romain.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lyon visit site.

You can drive from Lausanne to Lyon in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Pau.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:

Pau, France

— 2 nights

Royal City

On the northern edge of the Pyrénées, Pau is the perfect base to explore the mountains and ride the Funiculaire de Pau, a unique historic funicular railway that links the city center and Boulevard des Pyrénées to the railway station Gare de Pau.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eglise Notre Dame du Bout du Pont and Eglise abbatiale St Jean de Sorde. Get some cultural insight at Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne and Cave de Gan - Jurancon. Explore Pau's surroundings by going to Rocher de la Vierge (in Biarritz) and Parc aux Rapaces - Fauconnerie Marche - Madiran (in Saint-Lanne). There's more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Boulevard des Pyrenees and explore the historical opulence of Château de Pau.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Pau holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Lyon to Pau takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Le Havre.

Things to do in Pau

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 1:

Le Havre, France

— 5 nights
Le Havre is a port city at the mouth of the Seine, on the English Channel in Upper Normandy.
Let the collections at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Fondation Claude Monet capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Normandy American Cemetery and Bayeux War Cemetery. Change things up with these side-trips from Le Havre: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen), Memorial de Caen (in Caen) and Saint Catherine's Catholic Church (in Honfleur). Next up on the itinerary: cast your line with Navigation Normande - Le Havre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise St-Joseph, admire the masterpieces at Musee d’art Moderne Andre Malraux - MuMa, and savor the flavors at Cave Cidricole Lecornu.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Le Havre holiday builder app.

Do a combination of flight and train from Pau to Le Havre in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Pau in July, expect nights in Le Havre to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Antibes.

Things to do in Le Havre

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 6:

Antibes, France

— 6 nights

Diamond of the French Riviera

The prosperous French Riviera resort town of Antibes is a popular summer destination featuring tons of beaches to suit couples, families, and any type of lifestyle, along with dozens, if not hundreds of cafes, bars, and salons de thé (tea) along the Mediterranean coast.
Let the collections at Musee Picasso and Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Villa Eilenroc and La Croisette. Get out of town with these interesting Antibes side-trips: Le Suquet (in Cannes) and TakSea (in Saint-Raphael). Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the lush surroundings at Lérins Islands, steep yourself in history at Fort Carre, browse the exhibits of Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Antibes trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Le Havre to Antibes by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Le Havre in July: high temperatures in Antibes hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Differdange.

Things to do in Antibes

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 12:

Differdange, Luxembourg

— 1 night
Differdange is a commune with town status in south-western Luxembourg, west from the country's capital. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): engage your brain at Luxembourg Science Center, steep yourself in history at Blast Furnace Belval, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Henri.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Differdange trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Antibes to Differdange. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Antibes in July, with highs in Differdange at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Differdange

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 13:

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

— 3 nights

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Popular historic sites such as Le Chemin de la Corniche and Casemates du Bock are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum Drai Eechelen and Fort Thungen. Get out of town with these interesting Luxembourg City side-trips: MNHM National Museum of Military History (in Diekirch) and Vianden Castle (in Vianden). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), explore the world behind art at Letzebuerg City Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Michel's Church.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Luxembourg City day trip tool.

Luxembourg City is just a short distance from Differdange. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Zurich.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:

Zurich, Switzerland

— 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Let the collections at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Landesmuseum capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Old Town and Friedhof Fluntern are in your itinerary. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, The Rosengart Collection, &more) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip tool.

You can fly from Luxembourg City to Zurich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Zurich are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Turin.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 20:

Turin, Italy

— 4 nights

City of Magic

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of Superga and Palazzo Reale. Museo Egizio and Museum of the Risorgimento will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello di Fenis (in Fenis), Reggia di Venaria Reale (in Venaria Reale) and Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso (in Aosta). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Turin online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Zurich to Turin in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Turin, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Alessandria.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 24:

Alessandria, Italy

— 1 night
Alessandria is a city and comune in Piedmont, Italy, and the capital of the Province of Alessandria. On the 25th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sant'Evasio (Duomo di Casale Monferrato) and then explore the ancient world of Cittadella di Alessandria.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Alessandria itinerary tool.

You can drive from Turin to Alessandria in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Alessandria

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:

Milan, Italy

— 5 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Appreciate the collections at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Museo Poldi Pezzoli. Duomo di Milano and Il Cenacolo will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Villa Carlotta (in Tremezzina), Universal Diving School (in Alzate Brianza) and Palazzo Borromeo (in Isola Bella). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, examine the collection at Civic Archaeological Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Milan visit planner.

You can drive from Alessandria to Milan in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Alessandria in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Milan: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Bologna.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 30:

Bologna, Italy

— 5 nights

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Doge's Palace and Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna. Get some historical perspective at Piazza San Marco and St Mark's Campanile. Venture out of the city with trips to Venice (Canal Grande, Basilica di San Marco, &more), Basilica San Vitale (in Ravenna) and Il Teatro dell'Aria (in Gradara). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, examine the collection at La Macchina del Tempo, get engrossed in the history at Museo Civico Medievale, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Domenico.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Bologna travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Milan to Bologna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Bologna sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 4:

Florence, Italy

— 6 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Duomo di Siena. You'll explore and learn at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa), San Michele in Foro (in Lucca) and Siena (Centro Storico di Siena, Battistero di San Giovanni, &more). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 10: