16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
7
Paris, France
— 2 nights


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2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, and make a trip to Tower of London.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the London route planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In July, daily temperatures in London can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 21st (Tue), get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, thensee the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and then steep yourself in history at Grand Place. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Atomium, thenadmire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and finally admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip planner.

Take a train from London to Brussels in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Brussels. In July in Brussels, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
On the 23rd (Thu), contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, thenadmire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, and finally make a trip to The Markt. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Stadhuis, thenexplore the activities along Minnewater Lake, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Bruges journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
The Markt ©
The Markt
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, walk around Vondelpark, don't miss a visit to Royal Palace Amsterdam, and have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam itinerary planning website.

Drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 28th (Tue), make a trip to Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese. On your second day here, take a stroll through Trastevere, thensteep yourself in history at Colosseum, and then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip tool.

Fly from Amsterdam to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in July, with highs in Rome at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 30th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally make a trip to Casa Batllo. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, thenstroll around Parc Guell, and then admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Rome in July: highs in Barcelona hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
On the 1st (Sat), steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Luxembourg Gardens, thenexplore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paris tour itinerary app.

Fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, Paris is little chillier than Barcelona - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 2:
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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