10 days in Western Europe Itinerary

10 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe vacation planner

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 1 night
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam tour itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Amsterdam is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Amsterdam. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in June, with highs in Amsterdam at 23°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Antwerp.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Fun & Games

Antwerp, Belgium

— 1 night
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Chocolate Nation, observe the fascinating underwater world at Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin), and then stop by Pierre Marcolini.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Antwerp holiday builder website.

Getting from Amsterdam to Antwerp by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. June in Antwerp sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Antwerp

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Bruges, Belgium

— 1 night

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Friet Museum, walk around Minnewaterpark, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, then make a trip to Belfry of Bruges, then stop by Carpentier-Goegebeuer, and finally make a trip to The Markt.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges holiday builder tool.

Getting from Antwerp to Bruges by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Antwerp in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Bruges, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Parks · Museums · Nature · Shopping

Brussels, Belgium

— 2 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): wander the streets of Place St. Gery, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame de la Chapelle, then see the interesting displays at Musee du Jouet, and finally stop by Jerome Grimonpon Chocolatier. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Leopold Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise des Carmes, make a trip to Grand Place, savor the flavors at Fromagerie Catherine, then examine the collection at Autoworld, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Brussels travel planner.

Drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Paris, France

— 4 nights

City of Light

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Eiffel Tower and Virtual Room. There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Montparnasse Cemetery (Cimetiere Montparnasse), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame du Travail, have some family-friendly fun at MindOut Paris, and pause for some photo ops at Tombe de Dalida.

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Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Brussels in June, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 27°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Nature · Parks