34 days in Europe Itinerary

34 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Imola, Italy
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
Sigulda, Latvia
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Riga, Latvia
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h
3
Lidkoping, Sweden
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Antwerp, Belgium
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Middelburg, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
End: Imola, Italy

5
nights
Sigulda, Latvia

Sigulda ©
Sigulda is a town in the Vidzeme Region of Latvia, 53km from the capital city Riga.OverviewSigulda is on a picturesque stretch of the primeval Gauja river valley. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turaida Castle and Old Sigulda Castle. Appreciate the collections at Saulkrasti Bicycle Museum and ZINOO Cesis. Get out of town with these interesting Sigulda side-trips: Munchhausen Landgut Dunte (in Salacgriva) and Cesis (Rozu Square, Cesis Medieval Castle, &more). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Velnalas klintis un Velna ala, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gauja National Park, and get outside with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sigulda itinerary planner.

Imola, Italy to Sigulda is an approximately 9.5- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Imola to Sigulda, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Imola in September, things will get a bit cooler in Sigulda: highs are around 20°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Riga.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Cesis, Ligatne, Gauja National Park, Saulkrasti Bicycle Museum, Munchhausen Landgut Dunte
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Gutman's Cave ©
Gutman's Cave
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle

6
nights
Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum and Riga Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at Old City Riga (Vecriga) and Riga Motormuseum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Riga: Tervete Nature Park (in Tervete) and Rundāle Palace (in Pilsrundale). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, learn from the experts at Shooting Range Trapitava, have some family-friendly fun at OldTown Archery Riga, and kick back and relax at Jurmala Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Riga trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Sigulda to Riga in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Riga are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lidkoping.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Jurmala Beach, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, Tervete Nature Park, Rundāle Palace
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum ©
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs

2
nights
Lidkoping, Sweden

Lidkoping ©
Lidköping is a locality and the seat of Lidköping Municipality in Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): go for a stroll along the water at Spikens Fiskehamn and then step into the grandiose world of Lacko Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Hornborgasjon, pause for some serene contemplation at Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat, and then examine the collection at Rorstrands musuem.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lidkoping trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Riga to Lidkoping with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Riga to Lidkoping is minus 1 hour. September in Lidkoping sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Lidkoping

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat, Hornborgasjon
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Spikens Fiskehamn ©
Spikens Fiskehamn
Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat ©
Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat
Lacko Castle ©
Lacko Castle

5
nights
Gothenburg, Sweden

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Let the collections at Universeum and Volvo Museum capture your imagination. Haga and Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gothenburg: Stangehuvud Naturreservat (in Lysekil), Fishing Charters & Tours (in Hono) and Roro naturreservat (in Ockero). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Ramsvikslandet, admire the natural beauty at Gothenburg Botanical Garden, find something for the whole family at Liseberg amusement park, and walk around Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen).

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Gothenburg planner.

You can take a train from Lidkoping to Gothenburg in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Antwerp.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Stangehuvud Naturreservat, Natureserve Mollungen, Fishing Charters & Tours, Roro naturreservat, Ramsvikslandet
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Haga ©
Haga
Universeum ©
Universeum

10
nights
Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gravensteen and Rubens House (Rubenshuis). Museum-lovers will get to explore MAS - Museum aan de Stroom and Museum Plantin-Moretus. Get out of town with these interesting Antwerp side-trips: Ghent (St Michael's Bridge, Ghent City Center, &more), De Fonteintjes (in Bruges) and Mini Crazy Golf (in Blankenberge). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt, admire the landmark architecture of Antwerpen-Centraal, look for all kinds of wild species at Provincial Domain Bulskampveld, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Antwerp road trip planning app.

You can fly from Gothenburg to Antwerp in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Gothenburg in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Antwerp, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Middelburg.

Things to do in Antwerp

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ghent, Ieper (Ypres), Zonnebeke, Sint-Anna en Sint-Joachim Godshuis, Fort Van Duffel
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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom ©
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom

4
nights
Middelburg, The Netherlands

Middelburg ©
Middelburg is a municipality and a city in the south-western Netherlands and the capital of the province of Zeeland. Bizarium and Stadswallen Hulst are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Watersnoodmuseum and Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44 will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Middelburg: Het Verdronken Land van Saeftinghe (in Nieuw-Namen), Basilica of St. Willibrord (in Hulst) and Slijterij-Wijnhandel de Vuurtoren (in Sluis). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Reserve de Manteling, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basiliek H.H. Agatha en Barbara, contemplate the long history of Stadshaven Goes, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tiengemeten.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Middelburg itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Antwerp to Middelburg takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Antwerp in September, expect nights in Middelburg to be a bit warmer, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Middelburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Oudenbosch, Hulst, Sluis, Hervormde Kerk, Stadshaven Goes
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Bizarium ©
Bizarium
Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44 ©
Bunkerverhalen Dishoek November '44
Watersnoodmuseum ©
Watersnoodmuseum

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