12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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12 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Bangkok, Thailand
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Antwerp, Belgium
— 1 night
train:  15​min
3
Mechelen, Belgium
— 1 night
train:  30​min
4
Leuven, Belgium
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Dinant, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Kortrijk, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
7
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
train:  30​min
8
Ghent, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Bangkok, Thailand


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2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then walk around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip builder .

Bangkok, Thailand to Amsterdam is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Amsterdam is minus 6 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in August; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Antwerp.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): examine the collection at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), look for gifts at Pierre Marcolini, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady, then see the interesting displays at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, and finally take a stroll through Zurenborg.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Antwerp trip maker website .

Take a train from Amsterdam to Antwerp in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Antwerp are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Mechelen.

Things to do in Antwerp

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom ©
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom
Pierre Marcolini ©
Pierre Marcolini
Cathedral of Our Lady ©
Cathedral of Our Lady

1
night
Mechelen, Belgium

Mechelen ©
Truly a hidden gem, the town of Mechelen features a number of museums, a famous cathedral, and charming squares, all while remaining relatively under the radar.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): make a splash at De Nekker, then stop by Pin'Art Wines and Spirits, and then get to know the fascinating history of Vismarkt.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mechelen trip maker site .

Mechelen is just a short distance from Antwerp. August in Mechelen sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Leuven.

Things to do in Mechelen

Theme Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
De Nekker ©
De Nekker
Vismarkt ©
Vismarkt

few
hours
Leuven, Belgium

Leuven
The ancient city of Leuven supports an old Catholic university and offers interesting architecture, botanical gardens, and great breweries.
To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Leuven trip site .

Leuven is just a stone's throw from Mechelen. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You'll set off for Dinant on the 19th (Mon).

Things to do in Leuven

Parks Outdoors Museums

1
night
Dinant, Belgium

Dinant ©
Located along the Upper Meuse Valley, the city of Dinant features colorful buildings framing its famous church and a clifftop citadel in the background.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Parc de Furfooz and then explore the fascinating underground world of The Domain of the Caves of Han.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dinant route planner.

Drive from Leuven to Dinant in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Dinant are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kortrijk.

Things to do in Dinant

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trip

The Domain of the Caves of Han
Highlights from your plan
The Domain of the Caves of Han ©
The Domain of the Caves of Han
Parc de Furfooz ©
Parc de Furfooz

1
night
Kortrijk, Belgium

Kortrijk ©
Kortrijk is a Belgian city and municipality in the Flemish province of West Flanders.It is the capital and largest city of the judicial and administrative arrondissement of Kortrijk. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): appreciate the history behind Menin Gate Memorial, stroll the grounds of Tyne Cot Cemetery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beguinage of Kortrijk, then pause for some serene contemplation at Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk en de Gravenkapel, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Tourist Run Kortrijk.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kortrijk trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Dinant to Kortrijk by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Kortrijk can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Kortrijk

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tyne Cot Cemetery, Menin Gate Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Menin Gate Memorial ©
Menin Gate Memorial
Tyne Cot Cemetery ©
Tyne Cot Cemetery
Tourist Run Kortrijk ©
Tourist Run Kortrijk

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, make a trip to Belfry of Bruges, then sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then don't miss a visit to The Markt, and finally pause for some photo ops at Jan Breydel and Pieter de Coninck Monument.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bruges travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kortrijk to Bruges in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Ghent.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

1
night
Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, look for gifts at Dille and Kamille, explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen, then take in the waterfront at Graslei and Korenlei, and finally don't miss a visit to Ghent City Center.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ghent travel route planner.

Ghent is just a stone's throw from Bruges. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei

1
night
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 24th (Sat): examine the collection at National Museum of Art and History (Musee National d'Histoire et d'Art), steep yourself in history at Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), don't miss a visit to Place Guillaume II, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally contemplate the long history of Casemates du Bock.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Luxembourg City day trip planner .

You can drive from Ghent to Luxembourg City in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Hamburg and then examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hamburg trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Luxembourg City to Hamburg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. August in Hamburg sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg

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