13 days in Europe Itinerary

13 days in Europe Itinerary

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13 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, Holland
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Beirut, Lebanon

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mondial Museum and Fries Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to National Park de Loonse en Drunense Duinen (in Drunen), Room Escape Games (in Zwolle) and Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden (in Leeuwarden). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind National Monument, see the interesting displays at Museum of Prostitution - Red Light Secrets, explore the world behind art at Foam - Photography Museum Amsterdam, and make a trip to Blauwbrug.

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If you are flying in from Lebanon, the closest major airports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Leeuwarden, Room Escape Games, Mondial Museum, National Park de Loonse en Drunense Duinen
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Mondial Museum ©
Mondial Museum
Fries Museum ©
Fries Museum

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Thu), stop by Mary Chocolatier, then delve into the lush surroundings at Sonian Forest, then explore the world behind art at Van Buuren Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Place St. Gery.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. December in Brussels sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping
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Place St. Gery ©
Place St. Gery
Sonian Forest ©
Sonian Forest
Van Buuren Museum ©
Van Buuren Museum

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups and Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Jardin des Plantes, get engrossed in the history at Memorial De La Shoah, and snap pictures at Pont-Neuf.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Paris tour planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. December in Paris sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Paris

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau), Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis
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4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica de San Vicente and MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo. Venture out of the city with trips to Toledo (Alcantara Bridge, Jewish Quarter, & more), Cuenca (Casas Colgadas & Museo de Arte Abstracto Espanol) and Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park (in Sepulveda). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through La Latina, get a taste of the local shopping with Barrio de Salamanca, gain insight at Universidad de Alcala, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardines de Sabatini.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Paris to Madrid in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Toledo, Alcala De Henares, Cuenca, Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park, Basilica de San Vicente
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Museo Lazaro Galdiano ©
Museo Lazaro Galdiano
Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park ©
Hoces del Rio Duraton Natural Park
Museo de Arte Abstracto Espanol ©
Museo de Arte Abstracto Espanol

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