10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

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10 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, Holland
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
train:  2​h
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
End: Amsterdam, Holland

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Casemates du Bock.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City trip planner .

Amsterdam, Holland to Luxembourg City is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Luxembourg City, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock
Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get in touch with nature at Mt Pilatus and Lake Zurich. Attractions like Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Seebad Eich make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Ufschotti Park & Biosphaere Entlebuch). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Mythenquai and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Zurich trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Luxembourg City to Zurich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lucerne, Seebad Eich
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Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

1
night
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Domaine Albert Seltz, then take a stroll through La Petite France, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Buvette aux Sept Ecluses.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Strasbourg road trip planning tool .

Drive from Zurich to Strasbourg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Wineries Wildlife

Side Trip

Domaine Albert Seltz
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Domaine Albert Seltz ©
Domaine Albert Seltz
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
La Petite France ©
La Petite France

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Île de la Cité. Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and The Paris Catacombs are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Saint-Germain-des-Pres, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Paris trip planner .

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Paris in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Paris are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, then see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, and finally pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, then see the interesting displays at Atomium, then see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally make a trip to Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels itinerary website .

Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©

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