60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly to Brussels Airport, Drive to Leuven
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Leuven, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Sluis, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Rouen, France
— 7 nights
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Honfleur, France
— 6 nights
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Bayeux, France
— 6 nights
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Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 6 nights
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Taxi to Pontorson Mont St Michel, Train to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Bus to Paris Orly, Fly to Sarlat-la-Caneda
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Sarlat-la-Caneda, France
— 5 nights
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Bordeaux, France
— 6 nights
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Biarritz, France
— 5 nights
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Leknica, Poland
— 1 day
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Wroclaw, Poland
— 6 nights
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Riga, Latvia
— 6 nights
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Leuven, Belgium — 3 nights

The ancient city of Leuven supports an old Catholic university and offers interesting architecture, botanical gardens, and great breweries.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Memorial Waterloo 1815 and Ardennes American Cemetery. Get a sense of the local culture at Arenberg Castle and Groot Begijnhof. Explore Leuven's surroundings by going to Eglise Saint- Sebastien - Monument classe (in Olne), Forestia (in Theux) and La Roche-aux-Faucons (in Esneux). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Wellington Museum, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden Kruidtuin, admire the landmark architecture of Sint-Kwintenskerk, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Peter's Church Sint-Pieterskerk.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Leuven trip tool.

Montreal, Canada to Leuven is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Montreal to Leuven, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Montreal in September; daily highs in Leuven reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sluis.
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Sluis, The Netherlands — 1 night

Sluis is the name of both a municipality and a town located in the west of Zeelandic Flanders, in the south-western part of the Netherlands.The current incarnation of the municipality exists since on 1 January 2003. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Struisvogelboerderij Monnikenwerve, take an in-depth tour of Museum Het Belfort, and then examine the collection at Bizarium.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sluis trip planner.

You can drive from Leuven to Sluis in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rouen.
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Rouen, France — 7 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fondation Claude Monet and Cote Sainte-Catherine. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and Musee national de l'Education. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rouen: Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens (in Amiens), Le Domaine de la Foret Enchantee (in Balines) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Dieppe). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, admire the striking features of Abbatiale Saint-Ouen, identify plant and animal life at Parc du Marquenterre, and contemplate the long history of Palais de Justice.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rouen tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Sluis to Rouen in 4 hours. In September, daytime highs in Rouen are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Honfleur.
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Honfleur, France — 6 nights

Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee de l'Emigration Francaise au Canada and Musee d'Etnographie. Get some cultural insight at Saint Catherine's Catholic Church and Notre Dame de Grace. Get out of town with these interesting Honfleur side-trips: Ecomusee de la Pomme et du Cidre (in Bretteville-du-Grand-Caux), Le Havre (Musee d’art Moderne Andre Malraux - MuMa & Eglise St-Joseph) and Maison des Traditions Normandes (in Saint-Maclou). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Vieux Bassin, take an in-depth tour of Musee du Vieux Honfleur, examine the collection at La Manufacture Bohin, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Leonard.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Honfleur trip app.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Honfleur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Honfleur, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bayeux.
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Bayeux, France — 6 nights

Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Popular historic sites such as Normandy American Cemetery and Cathedrale Notre-Dame are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Airborne Museum. Explore Bayeux's surroundings by going to Pegasus Memorial (in Ranville), La Roche d'Oetre (in Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne) and Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont). Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, identify plant and animal life at Le Havre de Portbail, brush up on your military savvy at Memorial de Caen, and examine the collection at Musee du debarquement.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bayeux day trip planner.

You can drive from Honfleur to Bayeux in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.
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Mont-Saint-Michel, France — 6 nights

Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Visit Mont Saint-Michel and Pointe du Roc for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James and Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel. Change things up with these side-trips from Mont-Saint-Michel: Granville (Musee Christian Dior & Musee d'Art Moderne Richard Anacreon), Scriptorial d'Avranches, musee des manuscrits du Mont Saint-Michel (in Avranches) and Moulin de la See (in Brouains). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Mont Saint-Michel Bay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Quentin, steep yourself in history at Maison de l'Artichaut, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle Saint-Aubert.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel route planning app.

Drive from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Mont-Saint-Michel, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sarlat-la-Caneda.
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Sarlat-la-Caneda, France — 5 nights

Medieval Capital of the Dordogne Valley

Sarlat-la-Caneda is the capital of the former Périgord Noir, now referred to as the Aquitaine region that is home to a historical area consisting of impeccably preserved 14th-century buildings and sites.
You'll explore and learn at Lascaux Caves 4 and Manoir de Gisson. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chateau des Milandes and Cite Religieuse. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sarlat-la-Caneda: Le Regourdou (in Lascaux), La Foret des Singes (in Rocamadour) and Chateau de Monbazillac (in Monbazillac). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Castelnaud, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Sacerdos, steep yourself in history at Chateau de Beynac, and make a trip to Vieux Sarlat.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sarlat-la-Caneda trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, train, bus, and flight from Mont-Saint-Michel to Sarlat-la-Caneda takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. While traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sarlat-la-Caneda, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bordeaux.
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Bordeaux, France — 6 nights

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
You'll explore and learn at La Cite du Vin and Musee d'Aquitaine. Get some cultural insight at Place de la Bourse and St. Andre Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bordeaux: Réserve Ornithologique du Teich (in Le Teich), La ville d'Hiver (in Arcachon) and Rochefort (Musee National de la Marine & Musee Hebre). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Maison de la Nature, step aboard Hermione - La Fayette, contemplate the long history of Prieure de Cayac, and admire the striking features of Tour Pey-Berland.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bordeaux day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Sarlat-la-Caneda to Bordeaux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Sarlat-la-Caneda in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Bordeaux. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Biarritz.
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Biarritz, France — 5 nights

A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Villa Arnaga and Eglise Saint-Charles. Visit Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes and Phare de Biarritz for their historical value. There's still lots to do: get great views at Rocher de la Vierge, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, make a trip to Chapelle Imperiale, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Our Lady of the Rock - St Martin Church.

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Traveling by car from Bordeaux to Biarritz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Biarritz sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Leknica.
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Leknica, Poland — 1 day

Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): stroll around Geopark Luk Muzakowa and then walk around Park Muzakowski.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Leknica trip website.

You can drive from Biarritz to Leknica in 18.5 hours. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Wroclaw.
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Wroclaw, Poland — 6 nights

Venice of the North

Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
You'll explore and learn at Panorama Raclawicka and Museum of Games and Computers of the Past Era (Games Museum). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) and Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wroclaw: Arboretum Wojslawice (in Niemcza) and Rynek, Gliwice (in Gliwice). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Rynek of Wroclaw, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Cross, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town- Historic Center, and pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Anonymous Passerby.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Wroclaw tour planning app.

Traveling by car from Leknica to Wroclaw takes 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Riga.
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Riga, Latvia — 6 nights

Paris of the North

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.
Museum of the Occupation of Latvia and Rundāle Palace will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum and St. Peter's Church are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Riga: Salaspils Memorial Ensemble (in Salaspils), Nature Park in Tervete (in Tervete) and Sigulda (Velnalas klintis un Velna ala, Turaida Castle, &more). Next up on the itinerary: visit Old City Riga (Vecriga), don't miss a visit to Riga Town Hall Square, admire the masterpieces at Latvian National Museum Of Art, and get outside with Jurmala Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Riga trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Wroclaw to Riga takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Wroclaw to Riga. When traveling from Wroclaw in October, plan for slightly colder days in Riga, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Flemish Brabant Province travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Spas · Landmarks
The heart of Belgium, the Flemish Brabant province surrounds Brussels, one of Europe's major centers of culture, politics, and commerce. This province forms the core of Belgian beer territory, known around the world for its production of quality brews. Despite its relatively small size, Flemish Brabant boasts the country's highest concentration of breweries, from family-run operations to major international establishments. Leuven, the provincial capital, serves as the beer industry's major hub and contains the longest bar in Europe, composed of a string of centrally located cafes and restaurants. This region contains over 1,800 km (1,100 mi) of marked cycling trails, so you can easily tour Leuven and the rest of the province on a bicycle.
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Zeeland Province travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Water Parks · Architectural Buildings

Normandy travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Gardens
Discover the Alabaster Coast along the steep Normandy coast with spectacular chalk cliffs, a number of scenic villages, posh seaside holiday resorts, the Channel Islands, and the English Channel. The Channel Islands, although British Crown Dependencies, are considered culturally and historically a part of Normandy. Upper Normandy is predominantly more industrial, while Lower Normandy is predominantly agricultural. The shoreline is famed for the D-Day invasion by Allied troops on June 6, 1944, where you'll find museums and monuments with historical significance to World War II. As you explore the old towns, note the Norman architecture that follows a pattern similar to the English Romanesque architecture following the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. Typical Norman villages have many half-timbered houses in their old towns and historical vessels in their old ports. One of the most popular things to do along the Alabaster Coast is sampling its local products: The region produces hard apple ciders, Calvados apple brandies, and famous Bénédictine liqueur instead of wine due to its abundance of apple orchards.
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Nouvelle-Aquitaine travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Theme Parks

Lubusz Province travel guide

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History Museums · Specialty Museums · Monuments

Lower Silesia Province travel guide

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Landmarks · Scenic Walking Areas · Specialty Museums
The southwest part of Poland, Lower Silesia Province borders Germany and Czech Republic. The region has shifted political borders frequently, most recently reclaimed by Poland from Germany after World War II. With its history of passing through imperial powers, the province has a cultural mix of German and Polish roots, with a touch of Czech influence. A major portion of the population lives in the capital Wroclaw, with the rest spread throughout small towns like Bielawa, Karpacz, Szklarska Poreba, Jelenia Gora, and Glogow.
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Latvia travel guide

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Landmarks · Specialty Museums · History Museums
Nestled between Estonia and Lithuania, Latvia has a small but developing tourist industry and the country is authentic and welcoming. The Baltic coast stretches 500 km (310 mi) along Latvia's northern border, and lush green forests cover nearly half of the country. Founded in 1918, Latvia was occupied by both the Nazis and the Soviet Union, who incorporated the country and did not restore independence until 1991. Due to centuries of foreign rule, the country boasts a mix of ethnic backgrounds, while maintaining the Latvian language. With cosmopolitan Riga as the capital, Latvia offers a mix of urban excitement and rural nature.
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