13 days in Europe Itinerary

13 days in Europe Itinerary

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13 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Cairo, Egypt
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + train + Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Cairo, Egypt

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 1st (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, then wander the streets of The Jordaan, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

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Cairo, Egypt to Amsterdam is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Amsterdam is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cairo in July, you will find days in Amsterdam are cooler (26°C), and nights are a bit cooler (16°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at MIM - Musical Instruments Museum, then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, and finally examine the collection at Atomium.

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Take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. July in Brussels sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, then admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then make a trip to The Markt, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges.

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Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Bruges

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

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 7th (Sun), explore the world behind art at National Gallery, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at Tate Modern, then get engrossed in the history at Westminster Abbey, and finally step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the London tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bruges to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In July in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from London in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kids will enjoy Palatine Hill and Trevi Fountain. Visit Vatican Museums and Piazza Navona for their historical value. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, don't miss a visit to Sistine Chapel, and take an unorthodox tour of Catacombe di San Callisto.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome travel planner.

You can fly from Paris to Rome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in July, with highs in Rome at 37°C and lows at 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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