Route & dates
16 days in Europe Itinerary
Start: Boracay, Philippines
Ferry + Foot + Fly: 22 h
Amsterdam, The Netherlands— 3 nights
Train: 2 h
Brussels, Belgium— 4 nights
Train: 1 h 30 min
Paris, France— 4 nights
Fly + Bus + Train: 4 h 30 min
Lucerne, Switzerland— 2 nights
Fly + Foot + Ferry: 22 h 30 min
End: Boracay, Philippines
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Venice of the North
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.Van Gogh Museum and The Jordaan are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Rijksmuseum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Kroller-Muller Museum (in Otterlo) and The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague, Panorama Mesdag, & more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, and browse the exhibits of Anne Frank House.
To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip maker site .
Boracay, Philippines to Amsterdam is an approximately 22-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Boracay to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boracay in June, you will find days in Amsterdam are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are cooler (13°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.
Things to do in Amsterdam
The Hague, Kroller-Muller Museum
Capital of Europe
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.Gravensteen and Atomium will appeal to museum buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde and Saint Bavo's Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Tyne Cot Cemetery (in Zonnebeke), In Flanders Fields Museum (in Ieper (Ypres)) and Graslei and Korenlei (in Ghent). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Grand Place, admire the striking features of Belfry of Bruges, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).
To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Brussels trip planning site .
Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Paris.
Things to do in Brussels
Bruges, Ghent, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Memorial Waterloo 1815, In Flanders Fields Museum
City of Light
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.Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Chateau Royal de Blois. You'll explore and learn at Musee Rodin and Musee Nissim de Camondo. Venture out of the city with trips to Orléans Cathedral (in Orleans) and Chateau de Chantilly (in Chantilly). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaisme, see the interesting displays at Musee Marmottan Monet, and get a taste of the local shopping with French Arts Factory.
For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip planning website .
Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Brussels in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lucerne.
Things to do in Paris
Chateau de Chantilly, Orléans Cathedral, Chateau Royal de Blois
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern, then take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and then take a stroll through Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, look and learn at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, and then pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.
Make your Lucerne itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Lucerne in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Lucerne are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Lucerne
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