13 days in Europe Itinerary

13 days in Europe Itinerary

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13 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Detroit, United States
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Nuremberg, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  3​h
4
Cologne, Germany
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
5
Valencia, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Detroit, United States

1
night
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): stroll around Vondelpark, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then browse the exhibits of Anne Frank House. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then don't miss a visit to Dam Square.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip website .

Detroit, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Detroit to Amsterdam. Traveling from Detroit in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Amsterdam, with lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

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.
On the 24th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken) and then find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Copenhagen online tour planner .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in November, expect nights in Copenhagen to be about the same, around 38°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 46°F. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue) ©

4
nights
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nuremberg: Würzburg Residence (in Wurzburg) and Rothenburg (Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), Vieille Ville, & more). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Germanisches Nationalmuseum, don't miss a visit to Altstadt, take in the spiritual surroundings of Elisabethkirche, and examine the collection at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Nuremberg takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. November in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 35°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Cologne.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Würzburg Residence
Highlights from your plan
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum

1
day
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 29th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Heinzelmaennchenbrunnen, then explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig, then admire the striking features of Kolner Dom, and finally snap pictures at Hohenzollern Bridge.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cologne tour itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Nuremberg to Cologne by combination of flight and train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. November in Cologne sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kolner Dom ©
Kolner Dom
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig
Hohenzollern Bridge ©
Hohenzollern Bridge

3
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Valencia is known for zoos & aquariums, shopping, historic sites, fun & games, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of City of the Arts and Sciences, contemplate the long history of Valencia Cathedral, get a taste of the local shopping with Central Market (Mercado Central), and admire the striking features of La Lonja de la Seda.

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Traveling by flight from Cologne to Valencia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Cologne in November; daily highs in Valencia reach 68°F and lows reach 47°F. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia
Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia

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