14 days in Europe Itinerary

14 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
2
Cologne, Germany
— 3 nights
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
4
Paris, France
— 4 nights

3
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.
Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Rijksmuseum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and take a stroll through Red Light District.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam tour itinerary maker app.

Toronto, Canada to Amsterdam is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Amsterdam, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in December, expect Amsterdam to be somewhat warmer, temps between 9°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cologne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Konigsallee and Chocolate Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum Ludwig and Bundesbank-Bunker Cochem. Change things up with these side-trips from Cologne: Adrenaline & Extreme Tours (in Nuerburg) and Wild- & Erlebnispark Daun (in Daun). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cologne day trip website.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Cologne in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Cologne are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bundesbank-Bunker Cochem, Adrenaline & Extreme Tours, Konigsallee, Wild- & Erlebnispark Daun
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Bundesbank-Bunker Cochem ©
Bundesbank-Bunker Cochem
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig

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.
On the 23rd (Sun), take a peaceful walk through Sonian Forest, then see the interesting displays at Atomium, and then get to know the resident critters at ZOO Planckendael. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Grand Place, then buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and then admire the landmark architecture of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels route maker app.

Traveling by car from Cologne to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

ZOO Planckendael
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert ©
Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Explore hidden gems such as Île de la Cité and La Madeleine. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. December in Paris sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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