15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: La Coruna, Spain
+3
Train + Bus + Foot + Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
2
Marseille, France
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
3
Saint-Etienne, France
— 1 night
Train:  3 h
4
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + Foot + Bus + Train:  6 h
End: La Coruna, Spain

2
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Mont Saleve and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva. Keep things going the next day: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, then take advantage of the amenities at Bains des Paquis, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne.

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La Coruna, Spain to Geneva is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from La Coruna in December, things will get a bit cooler in Geneva: highs are around 6°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Marseille.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Cathedrale de Lausanne
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne
Mont Saleve ©
Mont Saleve

2
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc national des Calanques, and then contemplate the long history of Maison de l'Echevin de Cabre. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then steep yourself in history at Palais Longchamp, then take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Vallon des Auffes.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Marseille route planner .

Getting from Geneva to Marseille by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Geneva in December: high temperatures in Marseille hover around 15°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Saint-Etienne.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Room Escape Games, Calanques
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Parc National des Calanques ©
Parc National des Calanques
Calanques ©
Calanques
Vallon des Auffes ©
Vallon des Auffes

1
night
Saint-Etienne, France

Saint-Etienne ©
Situated in the Massif Central, Saint-Étienne is a bustling capital of the Loire department with diverse activities and attractions, such as natural gorges, cultural events, cathedrals, historical sites, museums, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): go deep underground at Musee de la mine, then head outdoors with Stade Geoffroy Guichard, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Boutheon, and finally contemplate the long history of La tour de Chambles.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint-Etienne trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from Marseille to Saint-Etienne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, tram, and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Marseille in December: high temperatures in Saint-Etienne hover around 8°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Saint-Etienne

Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

La tour de Chambles, Chateau de Boutheon
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La tour de Chambles ©
La tour de Chambles
Chateau de Boutheon ©
Chateau de Boutheon
Musee de la mine ©
Musee de la mine

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner .

Take a train from Saint-Etienne to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, tram, and flight; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte ©
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tyne Cot Cemetery and Gravensteen. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grand Place and Graslei and Korenlei. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Citadelle (Citadel) (in Namur), Antwerp (Cathedral of Our Lady, Grote Markt, & more) and Saint Bavo's Cathedral (in Ghent). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and steep yourself in history at Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon.

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Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Antwerp, Ghent, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Citadelle (Citadel)
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Tyne Cot Cemetery ©
Tyne Cot Cemetery
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at Anne Frank House and Portuguese Synagogue. Explore hidden gems such as Canals area and St. John's Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk) and Papiermolen De Schoolmeester/moulin a papier De Schoolmeester (in Westzaan). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and explore the activities along Herengracht.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip builder tool .

Take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Canals area, St. John's Cathedral, World Heritage Kinderdijk, Papiermolen De Schoolmeester/moulin a papier De Schoolmeester
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Canals area ©
Canals area
World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk

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