16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Nice, France
— 5 nights

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 26th (Fri), examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Zurich trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Zurich is an approximately 9-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Zurich. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in July; daily highs in Zurich reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich ©
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, then get curious at NEMO Science Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For where to stay and other tourist information, read Amsterdam tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in July, you will find days in Amsterdam are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, then admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, and then steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, then get to know the fascinating history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, and finally step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Bruges sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): examine the collection at Atomium, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Brussels, then examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and finally see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Brussels vacation tool.

Getting from Bruges to Brussels by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

3
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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, wander the streets of Le Marais, don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, and admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Paris tour itinerary maker site.

Getting from Brussels to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Brussels in August, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
You'll get in some beach time at Plage de l'Escalet and La Ponche Beach. Popular historic sites such as Rue d'Antibes and La Croisette are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Lérins Islands in Cannes (about 52 minutes away). Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. It doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Haut de Cagnes.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Nice vacation app.

Fly from Paris to Nice in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Paris in August since evenings lows in Nice dip to 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Marineland ©
Marineland
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

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