54 days in Europe Itinerary

54 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Drive
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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Drive
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kerkrade, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive
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Stuttgart, Germany
— 5 nights
Fly
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Milan, Italy
— 5 nights
Train
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Perugia, Italy
— 6 nights
Train to Bologna Centrale, Fly to Lviv
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Lviv, Ukraine
— 2 nights
Fly
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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
— 2 nights
Fly
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Tbilisi, Georgia
— 5 nights
Fly to Berlin Schoenefeld, Train to Dresden
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Dresden, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jena, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Magdeburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Train
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Hamburg, Germany
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 nights

Venice of the North

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 Grote Markt. Museum-lovers will get to explore Rijksmuseum and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Natuurmonumenten Nieuwkoopse Plassen (in Woerdense Verlaat), Frans Hals Museum (in Haarlem) and Ocean Legends Tours (in Almere). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Anne Frank House, visit The Jordaan, walk around Vondelpark, and explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip builder tool.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. July in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Alkmaar.
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Alkmaar, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Alkmaar is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. On the 6th (Thu), get a sense of history and politics at Alkmaar City Hall, then browse the exhibits of Museummolen Schermer, then don't miss a visit to Grote Sint Laurenskerk, and finally see the interesting displays at Hollands Kaasmuseum. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the eclectic array of goods at Alkmaar cheese market, look for all kinds of wild species at Noordhollands Duinreservaat, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Duinreservaat Castricum.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Alkmaar trip planning app.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Alkmaar in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Alkmaar can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rotterdam.
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Manhattan on the Maas

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Madurodam and Old Church. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and World Heritage Kinderdijk. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), examine the collection at Kijk-Kubus, take in the views from Erasmus Bridge, and make a trip to Rotterdam Centraal Station.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rotterdam day trip site.

Drive from Alkmaar to Rotterdam in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Eindhoven.
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Design Capital of Europe

Eindhoven is bursting with energy and is the perfect city to recharge during a day trip or staycation.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Airborne Cemetery and St. John's Cathedral. Do some cultural sightseeing at Airborne Museum at Hartenstein and Philips Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eindhoven: Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk), Efteling (in Kaatsheuvel) and Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark (in Arnhem). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at DAF Museum, make a trip to St. Catharinakerk, and admire the landmark architecture of Centraal Station Eindhoven.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Eindhoven holiday tool.

Drive from Rotterdam to Eindhoven in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Kerkrade.
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Kerkrade, The Netherlands — 1 night

Kerkrade is a town and a municipality in the southeast of Limburg, the southernmost province of the Netherlands.Kerkrade is the western half of a divided city; it was part of the German town of Herzogenrath until the Congress of Vienna in 1815 drew the current Dutch-German border and separated the towns.The two towns, including outlying suburban settlements, have a population approaching 100,000, of which nearly 47,000 in Kerkrade.HistoryThe history of Kerkrade is closely linked with that of the adjacent town of Herzogenrath, just across the German border. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Nederlands Mijnmuseum, get engrossed in the history at Thermenmuseum (Roman Baths Museum), and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at GaiaZOO.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kerkrade road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Eindhoven to Kerkrade takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Stuttgart.
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Stuttgart, Germany — 5 nights

Cradle of the Automobile

Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
You'll explore and learn at Fortress Marienberg and Mercedes-Benz Museum. Popular historic sites such as Würzburg Residence and St. Kilian Cathedral are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stuttgart: Schloss Heidelberg (in Heidelberg), Town Walls (in Rothenburg) and Eninger Weide (in Eningen unter Achalm). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Porsche Museum, make a trip to Feuerseeplatz, admire the masterpieces at Staatsgalerie, and steep yourself in history at Palace Square.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Stuttgart trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Kerkrade to Stuttgart in 4.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Stuttgart are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Milan.
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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.
Visit Duomo di Milano and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castello Sforzesco and Arena di Verona. Venture out of the city with trips to Turin (Museo Egizio & Museo Nazionale del Cinema) and Verona (Piazza Bra, Arche Scaligere, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, engage your brain at Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Milan travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Stuttgart to Milan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stuttgart in July, expect Milan to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Perugia.
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Perugia, Italy — 6 nights

Green Heart of Italy

Though it features Etruscan defensive walls and a medieval town center, Perugia is perhaps best known for its fine chocolate and annual chocolate festival.
Let the collections at Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria and Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano Giuditta Brozzetti capture your imagination. Visit Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and Duomo di Siena for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perugia: Siena (Piazza del Campo, Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, &more) and Assisi (Eremo delle Carceri, Azienda Agraria Saio, &more). There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on Wild Foods Italy, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Paolina, do a tasting at Vineria del Carmine, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Perugia day trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Milan to Perugia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Lviv.
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Lviv, Ukraine — 2 nights

City of Lions

Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lychakiv Cemetery and Armenian street. Get a sense of the local culture at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral and Insomnia - The Haunted House. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Rynok Square, step into the grandiose world of Potocki Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Lviv High Castle, and see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lviv journey tool.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Perugia to Lviv in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Perugia to Lviv due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perugia in July, expect Lviv to be a bit cooler, temps between 29°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Kyiv (Kiev).
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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine — 2 nights

The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Holy Dormition Kyiv Caves Lavra and St. Sophia's Cathedral. Museum-lovers will appreciate Pyrohovo Open-Air Museum and Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, don't miss a visit to Andreyevskiy Spusk, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, and pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland).

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kyiv (Kiev) trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Lviv to Kyiv (Kiev) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Tbilisi.
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Tbilisi, Georgia — 5 nights

On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Narikala Fortress and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. You'll explore and learn at Museum of Illusions and Art Palace of Georgia-Museum of Cultural History. Take a break from Tbilisi with a short trip to Jvari Church in Mtskheta, about 40 minutes away. Spend the 8th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Tsminda Sameba Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi, look for gifts at Gallery 27, and take an in-depth tour of Georgian National Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tbilisi driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Kyiv (Kiev) to Tbilisi in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Georgia Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) in August, with highs in Tbilisi at 38°C and lows at 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dresden.
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Dresden, Germany — 3 nights

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Dresden Zwinger and Frauenkirche Dresden. Get some cultural insight at Albertinum and Neues Grünes Gewölbe. Venture out of the city with trips to St.Johanniskriche (in Bad Schandau), Leaning Tower of Bautzen / Reichenturm (in Bautzen) and Obere Schleuse Kirnitschklamm (in Hinterhermsdorf). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Schwarzwassertal, learn about all things military at Koenigstein Fortress, make a trip to Procession of Princes, and get engrossed in the history at Royal Palace (Residenzschloss).

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Dresden trip maker tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Tbilisi to Dresden takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Georgia Standard Time (GET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Tbilisi in August, things will get little chillier in Dresden: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Jena.
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Jena, Germany — 1 night

Jena is a German university city and the second largest city in Thuringia. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): look and learn at Zeiss-Planetarium, then admire the striking features of Stadtschloss, then stroll through Goethes Gartenhaus, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stadtkirche St. Peter and Paul - Herderkirche.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Jena day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Jena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Jena are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Magdeburg.
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Magdeburg, Germany — 2 nights

Cathedral City

Long known as one of the most important urban centers of medieval Germany, Magdeburg today boasts both an impressive historical core and a booming tech industry.
On the 14th (Mon), examine the collection at Gedenkstaette Moritzplatz Magdeburg fuer die Opfer Politischer Gewalt, admire the landmark architecture of Gruene Zitadelle, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Magdeburger Dom.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Magdeburg holiday planning app.

Drive from Jena to Magdeburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pergamonmuseum and Charlottenburg Palace. Appreciate the collections at Topography of Terror and Neues Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Berlin side-trips: Potsdam (Schloss Cecilienhof & Sanssouci Palace). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Berliner Dom.

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You can drive from Magdeburg to Berlin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Hamburg.
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Hamburg, Germany — 5 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Appreciate the collections at Miniatur Wunderland and CHOCOVERSUM by HACHEZ. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alter Elbtunnel and St. Michael's Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Hamburg: Himmelmoor (in Quickborn), Tister Bauernmoor (in Tiste) and Altes Land (in Jork). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Kunsthalle Hamburg, look for all kinds of wild species at Storchenpflegestation Wesermarsch, get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, and take in nature's colorful creations at Planten un Blomen.

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Traveling by train from Berlin to Hamburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to fly back home.
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