15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Washington DC, United States
Bus + Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Amiens, France
— 1 night
+2
Train + Foot + Train:  4 h
3
Strasbourg, France
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— Few hours
Fly:  4 h
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
6
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  11 h 45 min
End: Washington DC, United States

3
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.
Attractions like Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou and Disneyland Paris make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Île de la Cité.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Paris. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in July; daily highs in Paris reach 79°F and lows reach 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Amiens.

Things to do in Paris

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Jardin d'Acclimatation ©
Jardin d'Acclimatation
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris

1
night
Amiens, France

Amiens
Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Amiens trip planner.

You can drive from Paris to Amiens in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Amiens sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 57°F at night. You'll set off for Strasbourg on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Amiens

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

2
nights
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
On the 23rd (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and then wander the streets of La Petite France. On your second day here, learn about winemaking at Vins fins et cremants d'Alsace Zeyssolff - Au Peche Vigneron, then identify plant and animal life at La Volerie des aigles, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally stroll around Parc de l'Orangerie.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Strasbourg trip planner.

Traveling by train from Amiens to Strasbourg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amiens in July: highs in Strasbourg hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Vins fins et cremants d'Alsace Zeyssolff - Au Peche Vigneron, La Volerie des aigles, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
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Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
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La Volerie des aigles
La Volerie des aigles

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hours
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc Merveilleux, then admire the landmark architecture of Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), then get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Luxembourg City online sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Luxembourg City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Strasbourg in July: highs in Luxembourg City hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Parc Merveilleux
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Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock
Parc Merveilleux ©
Parc Merveilleux
Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche

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.
On the 26th (Sun), get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then experience the excitement of GoDutch - Dutch Costume Photo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): cast your line with a fishing tour and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Luxembourg City to Amsterdam takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Tue) before leaving for Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
ARTIS ©
ARTIS
Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Mini-Europe and Minnewater Lake. Venture out of the city with trips to Bruges (Historic Centre of Brugge, Belfry of Bruges, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Atomium, admire the natural beauty at Jardin du Petit Sablon, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Brussels vacation planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Brussels are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Bruges
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake

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