13 days in Europe Itinerary

13 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
5
Ghent, Belgium
— 1 night
6
Paris, France
— 2 nights

2
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, thentake a stroll through Stroeget, and then visit Nyhavn. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Rosenborg Castle, pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid, thensee the interesting displays at National Museum of Denmark, and finally explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen road trip website.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Copenhagen Kastrup Airport. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Stroeget ©
Stroeget
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, thenstroll around Vondelpark, and then have some family-friendly fun at Museumphoto. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, don't miss a visit to Anne Frank House, thenadmire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam online travel route planner.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Amsterdam sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Jan Breydel and Pieter de Coninck Monument, admire the landmark architecture of Provinciaal Hof, don't miss a visit to The Markt, thenappreciate the history behind Oude Griffie, thensteep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan. Keep things going the next day: stop by The Bottle Shop, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Adornesdomein & Jeruzalemkerk, thenexamine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Stadhuis.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bruges trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, thensteep yourself in history at Grand Place, thenmake a trip to Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, and finally examine the collection at Atomium. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), thensee the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), thenshop like a local with Thema Art Gallery, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate (Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat).

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Brussels online holiday planner.

Drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ghent.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Horta Museum (Musee Horta) ©
Horta Museum (Musee Horta)

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.
On the 1st (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, stop by Bookz & Booze, step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen, thenget to know the fascinating history of St Michael's Bridge, and finally make a trip to Ghent City Center.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ghent trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Ghent takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip planner.

Take a train from Ghent to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Paris can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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