37 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

37 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

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Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Novara
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Novara, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Thun, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive
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Annecy, France
— 4 nights
Fly
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Saint-Brieuc, France
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nieuwpoort, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive
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Wetteren, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive to Brussels Airport, Fly to Madison
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Madison, United States
— 5 nights
Fly
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Izhevsk, Russia
— 5 nights
Fly to Frankfurt am Main Airport, Drive to Ludwigshafen
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Ludwigshafen, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive to Frankfurt am Main Airport, Fly to Prague

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Novara, Italy — 3 nights

Novara is the capital city of the province of Novara in the Piedmont region in northwest Italy, to the west of Milan. Get some cultural insight at Basilica di San Gaudenzio and Piazza Ducale. Popular historic sites such as Ricetto di Candelo and Abbazia Santa Maria di Morimondo are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Novara side-trips: Chiesa di San Giuseppe Operaio (in Vigliano Biellese), Orta San Giulio (Lake Orta & Sacro Monte di Orta) and Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso (in Leggiuno). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at La Baraggia di Candelo and pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Oropa.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Novara travel planning site.

Prague, Czech Republic to Novara is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Prague in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Novara: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Thun.
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Find places to stay Jun 1 — 4:

Thun, Switzerland — 4 nights

Thun is a town and a municipality in the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Bern in Switzerland with about 43,783 inhabitants, as of 31 December 2013.It is located where the Aare flows out of Lake Thun, 30km south of Bern.Besides tourism, machine and precision instrument engineering, the largest garrison in the country, the food industry, armaments and publishing are of economic importance to Thun.The official language of Thun is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.HistoryThe area of what is now Thun was inhabited since the Neolithic age (mid-3rd millennium BC). Popular historic sites such as Chateau de Chillon and Kirche Scherzligen are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chaplin's World and UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thun: Bern (Federal Building (Bundeshaus), Barenpark, &more), Queen Studio Experience (in Montreux) and Gruyeres (HR Giger Museum, Gruyeres Castle, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Thunersee, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Thun, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and make a trip to Vieille Ville de Thoune.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Thun trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Novara to Thun takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Novara in June, with highs in Thun at 28°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Annecy.
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Find places to stay Jun 4 — 9:

Annecy, France — 4 nights

Venice of the Alps

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musee de Grenoble and Musee Dauphinois. You'll explore and learn at Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation de l'Isere and Musee des Machines a nourrir le monde. Take a break from Annecy with a short trip to Cascades du Hérisson in Menetrux-en-Joux, about 1h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Annecy, don't miss a visit to Pont des Amours, examine the collection at Palais de l'Ile, and step off the mainland to explore Ile des Cygnes.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Annecy online trip planner.

You can drive from Thun to Annecy in 3 hours. June in Annecy sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Saint-Brieuc.
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Find places to stay Jun 9 — 13:

Saint-Brieuc, France — 4 nights

Do some cultural sightseeing at Musee Memoires 39-45 and Carnac stones. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ville Close de Concarneau and Cap Fréhel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint-Brieuc: Dolmens de Mane Kerioned (in Carnac), Marais Salants de Kervillen (in La Trinite-sur-Mer) and Les Roches Du Diable (in Guilligomarc’h).

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Saint-Brieuc trip maker website.

You can fly from Annecy to Saint-Brieuc in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Annecy in June, expect nights in Saint-Brieuc to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Nieuwpoort.
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Find places to stay Jun 13 — 18:

Nieuwpoort, Belgium — 3 nights

Nieuwpoort is a municipality located in Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium, and in the Flemish province of West Flanders. Do some cultural sightseeing at In Flanders Fields Museum and Vrij Vaderland. Your inner history buff will appreciate Tyne Cot Cemetery and Ramparts Cemetery. Explore Nieuwpoort's surroundings by going to Ieper (Ypres) (Yper Museum & Menin Gate Memorial), Cabour Dunes (in Adinkerke) and Zonnebeke (Passchendaele New British Cemetery & Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917). There's much more to do: make a trip to The Ganzepoot Locks, find something for the whole family at Plopsaland De Panne, and appreciate the history behind King Albert I Memorial.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Nieuwpoort holiday planner.

Drive from Saint-Brieuc to Nieuwpoort in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Nieuwpoort sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Wetteren.
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Find places to stay Jun 18 — 21:

Wetteren, Belgium — 1 night

On the 21st (Wed), stroll around Beervelde Park, find something for the whole family at Familiepark Harry Malter, then step into the grandiose world of Laarne Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Posthotel.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Wetteren trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Nieuwpoort to Wetteren takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Madison.
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Find places to stay Jun 21 — 22:

Madison, United States — 5 nights

The City of Four Lakes

Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Milwaukee Art Museum and First Unitarian Meeting House of Madison. Museum-lovers will get to explore Harley-Davidson Museum and National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium. Get out of town with these interesting Madison side-trips: Wisconsin Dells (Zipline, Original Wisconsin Ducks, &more), Spring Green (The House on the Rock & Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center ) and Brew City MKE Beer Museum and Beer Bar (in Milwaukee). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Aldo Leopold Nature Center, get a sense of history and politics at Wisconsin State Capitol, steep yourself in history at Ulysses S. Grant Home, and take in nature's colorful creations at Olbrich Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Madison trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wetteren to Madison. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Wetteren to Madison due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Izhevsk.
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Find places to stay Jun 22 — 27:

Izhevsk, Russia — 5 nights

Izhevsk is the capital city of the Udmurt Republic, Russia, located along the Izh River in the Western Urals. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of the Assumption and Church of the Holy Royal Martyrs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of History of the Izhevsk Office of the Gorkiy Railroad and La Boheme Artistique. Go for a jaunt from Izhevsk to Votkinsk to see Memorial Estate of P.I. Tchaikovsky about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Udmurtia Republic National Museum, get engrossed in the history at Ludorvai Architectural and Ethnographic Memorial Museum Reserve, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Cathedral, and make a trip to Temple of Our Lady of Kazan.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Izhevsk road trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Madison to Izhevsk. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 9 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ludwigshafen.
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Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 3:

Ludwigshafen, Germany — 4 nights

Ludwigshafen am Rhein is a city in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, on the Rhine opposite Mannheim. Get some historical perspective at Speyer Cathedral and Judischer Friedhof Heiliger Sand. Do some cultural sightseeing at Technik Museum Speyer and Stadt- und Festungsmuseum. Venture out of the city with trips to Burg Frankenstein (in Frankenstein) and Karlstalschlucht (in Trippstadt). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Katzinett - Katzenmuseum Ludwigshafen - Cat Museum, walk around Stadtpark, take in nature's colorful creations at Schwetzingen Palace, and look for all kinds of wild species at Tiergarten Worms.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ludwigshafen sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Izhevsk to Ludwigshafen with the Route module. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Izhevsk to Ludwigshafen due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Find places to stay Jul 3 — 7:

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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