15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

15 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Krefeld, Germany
— 1 night
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Dusseldorf, Germany
— 2 nights
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Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
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Roermond, The Netherlands
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Dusseldorf, Germany
— 4 nights
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Krefeld, Germany

— 1 night
Krefeld, also known as Crefeld until 1929, is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. For photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Krefeld trip builder.

Dortmund to Krefeld is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Krefeld are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 21st (Wed), you're off to Dusseldorf.

Things to do in Krefeld

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Dusseldorf, Germany

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of Germany

Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
On the 21st (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Rheinuferpromenade, admire the landmark architecture of MedienHafen, then take in panoramic vistas at Rheinturm, and finally look for gifts at Altstadt. On your second day here, make a trip to Konigsallee, contemplate the waterfront views at River Rhine, then examine the collection at Classic Remise Dusseldorf, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Visitor's Terraces Dusseldorf Airport.

Plan trip to Dusseldorf with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Dusseldorf is just a short distance from Krefeld. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Cologne, Germany

— 1 night

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): get in on the family fun at Phantasialand.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cologne driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Dusseldorf to Cologne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Cologne can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Roermond.

Things to do in Cologne

Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Roermond, The Netherlands

Roermond is a city, a municipality, and a diocese in the southeastern part of the Netherlands.The city of Roermond is a historically important town, on the lower Roer at the east bank of the Meuse river. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Kasteelpark Born, contemplate the waterfront views at Maasplassen, Roermond, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Munsterkerk.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Roermond trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Cologne to Roermond in 1.5 hours. July in Roermond sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Roermond

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Eindhoven, The Netherlands

— 1 night

City of Lights

The capital of Dutch industrial design, Eindhoven is known as the "City of Light." This is thanks to the technology company, Phillips, which has its base here and hosts many light projects in buildings around the city.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Flying Pins.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Eindhoven trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Roermond to Eindhoven takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Eindhoven, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Rotterdam.
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Madurodam and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Scheveningen, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nieuwe Kerk, then make a trip to Rotterdam Centraal Station, and finally take in the views from Erasmus Bridge.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rotterdam visit planning website.

You can drive from Eindhoven to Rotterdam in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Rotterdam are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Attractions like Van Gogh Museum and ARTIS make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, stroll around Vondelpark, get curious at NEMO Science Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam vacation planning website.

Getting from Rotterdam to Amsterdam by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dusseldorf.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Dusseldorf, Germany

— 4 nights

Fashion Capital of Germany

Bring the kids along to Pfarrkirche St Cacilia Benrath and Wildpark Grafenberg. Venture out of the city with trips to Gasometer Oberhausen (in Oberhausen), Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen (in Essen) and Westfalenpark (in Dortmund). See some other sides of Dusseldorf: stroll around Nord Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanischer Garten Grugapark, browse the exhibits of Schloss Benrath, and don't miss a visit to Kirche St. Andreas.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dusseldorf online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips