56 days in Europe Itinerary

56 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Lyon, France
— 5 nights
2
Annecy, France
— 5 nights
3
Chamonix, France
— 5 nights
4
Turin, Italy
— 5 nights
5
Verbania, Italy
— 5 nights
6
Verona, Italy
— 7 nights
7
Venice, Italy
— 8 nights
8
Halle (Saale), Germany
— 4 nights
9
Pskov, Russia
— 4 nights
10
Dwingeloo, The Netherlands
— 3 nights

5
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
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 Fourviere Hill. Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon and Musee Miniature et Cinema will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lyon: La Maison de la Passementerie (in Jonzieux), Gorges de la Loire (in Chambles) and Maison du Patrimoine et de la Mesure (in La Talaudiere). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, examine the collection at Fresque des Lyonnais, and walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lyon online day trip planner.

Colorado Springs, USA to Lyon is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and train. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Colorado Springs to Lyon due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Colorado Springs in September: highs in Lyon hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Annecy.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Beaune, La Maison de la Passementerie, Gorges de la Loire, Musee de Nuits Saint-Georges, Maison du Patrimoine et de la Mesure
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 7:
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Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill

5
nights
Annecy, France

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Appreciate the collections at Palais de l'Ile and Musee Chateau. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Maison d’Izieu and Abbaye d'Hautecombe. Get out of town with these interesting Annecy side-trips: Cascades du Hérisson (in Menetrux-en-Joux) and Le Repaire Louis Mandrin (in Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Annecy, don't miss a visit to Pont des Amours, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins de l'Europe, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Annecy trip maker website.

Getting from Lyon to Annecy by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Annecy, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Chamonix.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cascades du Hérisson, Le Repaire Louis Mandrin, Maison d’Izieu, Abbaye d'Hautecombe
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 12:
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Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
Maison d’Izieu ©
Maison d’Izieu
Le Repaire Louis Mandrin ©
Le Repaire Louis Mandrin

5
nights
Chamonix, France

Chamonix ©
"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Chamonix Cemetery and Musee d'Art Sacre de Saint Nicolas de Veroce. Appreciate the collections at Musee Alpin and Crystal Museum. Explore Chamonix's surroundings by going to Megeve (Le Chemin du Calvaire, Chapelle Sainte Anne (Dite des Penitents), &more), Eglise Notre Dame de la Gorge (in Les Contamines-Montjoie) and Église Saint-Nicolas de Véroce (in Saint-Nicolas-de-Veroce). And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the activities along Lac Blanc, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Nicolas de Combloux, and take in the awesome beauty at Aiguille du Midi.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Chamonix trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Annecy to Chamonix takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turin.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Megeve, Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, Eglise Notre-Dame de Toute Grace, Eglise Saint-Nicolas de Combloux, Eglise Notre Dame de la Gorge
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 17:
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Aiguilles Rouges ©
Aiguilles Rouges
Église Saint-Nicolas de Véroce ©
Église Saint-Nicolas de Véroce
Chapelle Sainte Anne (Dite des Penitents) ©

5
nights
Turin, Italy

Turin ©
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.
Popular historic sites such as Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone and Santuario della Consolata are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Egizio and Museum of the Risorgimento. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turin: Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso (in Aosta), Riserva Naturale dei Ciciu del Villar (in Villar San Costanzo) and Centro Recupero Animali Selvatici (in Bernezzo). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino, take in the exciting artwork at Reggia di Venaria Reale, and contemplate the long history of Palazzo Reale.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Turin itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Chamonix to Turin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Verbania.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Basilica of Superga, Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso, Riserva Naturale dei Ciciu del Villar, Centro Recupero Animali Selvatici, Reggia di Venaria Reale
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 22:
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Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama) ©

5
nights
Verbania, Italy

Verbania ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palazzo Borromeo and Sacro Monte Unesco di Varese. Museum-lovers will get to explore Restaurifelici and Volandia Parco e Museo del Volo Malpensa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verbania: Orta San Giulio (Lake Orta & Piazza Motta), Chiesa San Martino (in Gattico) and Parco Naturale dell'Alta Valle Antrona (in Antrona Schieranco).

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Verbania holiday maker app.

Traveling by car from Turin to Verbania takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. September in Verbania sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Verbania

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Orta San Giulio, Lago di Como, Volandia Parco e Museo del Volo Malpensa, Restaurifelici, Isola Bella
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 27:
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Lago Maggiore ©
Lago Maggiore
Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso ©
Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso

7
nights
Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Casa di Giulietta and Museo Civico di Storia Naturale. Do some cultural sightseeing at Arena di Verona and Museo di Castelvecchio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verona: Riserva Naturale Paludi (in Ostiglia), Parco Archeologico Comunale di Seradina-Bedolina (in Capo di Ponte) and Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore (in Gazzo Veronese). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Procolo, identify plant and animal life at Valtenesi del Garda, and get to know the fascinating history of Riserva Naturale Incisioni Rupestri di Ceto Cimbergo e Paspardo.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Verona tour planner.

You can drive from Verbania to Verona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Verona are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bologna, Riserva Naturale Incisioni Rupestri di Ceto Cimbergo e Paspardo, Oasi naturale faunistica le risorgive, Riserva Naturale Paludi, Parco Archeologico Comunale di Seradina-Bedolina
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 4:
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano

8
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Piazza San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Orto Botanico di Padova, Colonna del Peronio, &more) and Isola dei morti (in Moriago della Battaglia). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in Venice can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Halle (Saale).

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Padua, Isola dei morti, Oasi Fontane Bianche
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 12:
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Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

4
nights
Halle (Saale), Germany

Halle (Saale) ©
Halle is a city in the southern part of the German state Saxony-Anhalt.Halle is an economic and educational center in central-eastern Germany. Get a sense of the local culture at Pergamonmuseum and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie. Popular historic sites such as Memorial of the Berlin Wall and Stadtgottesacker are in your itinerary. Explore Halle (Saale)'s surroundings by going to Berlin (Berliner Dom, Brandenburg Gate, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Beatles Museum, get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum fuer Vorgeschichte, admire the landmark architecture of Marktschlosschen, and don't miss a visit to Marktkirche Unser Lieben Frauen.

Start your trip to Halle (Saale) by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Venice to Halle (Saale). When traveling from Venice in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Halle (Saale): temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pskov.

Things to do in Halle (Saale)

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Berlin
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 16:
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East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

4
nights
Pskov, Russia

Pskov ©
Pskov is a city and the administrative center of Pskov Oblast, Russia, located about 20km east from the Estonian border, on the Velikaya River. Get some cultural insight at Holy Trinity Cathedral and The Holy Dormition Pskovo-Pechersky Monastery. Get some historical perspective at Temple of Assumption (Paromeniye) and Olginskaya Chapel And Viewing Point. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pskov: Izborsk (Izborsk Fortress, Cathedral of St. Nicholas, &more), Gannibaly House Museum in Petrovskoe (in Petrovskoye) and Church of the Forty Martyrs of Sebaste (in Pechory). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Church of Faith, Hope, Love and Sophia, examine the collection at The State museum-reserve of Alexander Pushkin , get engrossed in the history at Spegalsky Apartment Museum, and appreciate the history behind Monument A.S. Pushkin.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Pskov tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Halle (Saale) to Pskov. The time zone difference when traveling from Halle (Saale) to Pskov is 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Halle (Saale) in October: high temperatures in Pskov hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Dwingeloo.

Things to do in Pskov

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Izborsk, Pushkinskie Gory, Pechory, Gannibaly House Museum in Petrovskoe
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 21:
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The Holy Dormition Pskovo-Pechersky Monastery ©
Izborsk Fortress ©
Izborsk Fortress
Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral

3
nights
Dwingeloo, The Netherlands

Dwingeloo ©
Dwingeloo is a town halfway between Meppel and Assen in the Dutch province of Drenthe. Museum-lovers will get to explore Drents Museum and National Aviation Museum (Aviodrome). Get a sense of the local culture at Kamp Westerbork and Hunebed D17. Explore Dwingeloo's surroundings by going to Natuurpark Lelystad (in Lelystad) and Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden (in Sint Jansklooster). It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Natuurgebied Holtingerveld and explore the striking landscape of National park Dwingelderveld.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dwingeloo day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Pskov to Dwingeloo takes 22 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Pskov in October, things will get a bit warmer in Dwingeloo: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dwingeloo

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Lelystad, Hunebed D17, Bezoekerscentrum Dwingelderveld, Natuurgebied Holtingerveld, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 25:
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Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
Drents Museum ©
Drents Museum
Kamp Westerbork ©
Kamp Westerbork

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