16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
1
Bled, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
train:  2​h
3
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Dusseldorf, Germany
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates


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3
nights
Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Change things up with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Bovec (about 1h 30 min away). The adventure continues: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bled, putt your heart out at Mini Golf Bled, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bled day trip app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Bled is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Dubai to Bled, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in July: high temperatures in Bled hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

5
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.
Attractions like Mini-Europe and Atomium make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (Friet Museum, The Markt, & more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), stop by Delices and Caprices, don't miss a visit to Tintin Mural Painting, and explore the engaging exhibits at The Children's Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels day trip planning tool .

Getting from Bled to Brussels by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Bled, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Bruges
Highlights from your plan
Atomium ©
Atomium
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Attractions like ARTIS and NEMO Science Museum make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Efteling (in Kaatsheuvel) and Zandmotor (in The Hague). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Van Gogh Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, don't miss a visit to Anne Frank House, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Brussels to Amsterdam by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Dusseldorf.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Efteling, Zandmotor
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
ARTIS ©
ARTIS
NEMO Science Museum ©
NEMO Science Museum

1
night
Dusseldorf, Germany

Dusseldorf ©
Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tierpark Tannenbusch, then get to know the resident critters at Wildpark Grafenberg, and then get your game on at LaserZone LaserTag.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Dusseldorf trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Dusseldorf, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Tierpark Tannenbusch
Highlights from your plan
Wildpark Grafenberg ©
Wildpark Grafenberg
Tierpark Tannenbusch ©
Tierpark Tannenbusch
LaserZone LaserTag ©
LaserZone LaserTag

2
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Staedel Museum and then find something for the whole family at Freizeitpark Lochmuehle.

For where to stay and tourist information, read our Frankfurt trip app .

Traveling by train from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Freizeitpark Lochmuehle
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Freizeitpark Lochmuehle ©
Freizeitpark Lochmuehle
Flugsimulator Frankfurt ©
Flugsimulator Frankfurt
Staedel Museum
Staedel Museum

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