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
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Marseille, France
— 1 night
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Nice, France
— 4 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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Zurich vacation builder site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Zurich is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in July, things will get cooler in Zurich: highs are around 30°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Family-friendly places like Rijksmuseum and Vondelpark will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, steep yourself in history at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, and get to know the resident critters at ARTIS.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam tour planner.

Getting from Zurich to Amsterdam by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in July, you will find days in Amsterdam are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grand Place and Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, and don't miss a visit to Atomium.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Brussels trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

3
nights
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.
Shop till you drop at Champs-Elysees and Le Marais. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

Getting from Brussels to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. While traveling from Brussels, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

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

1
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Marseille, France

Marseille ©

Gateway to Provence

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 6th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Saint Victor, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Marseille travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Paris to Marseille in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in August, with highs in Marseille at 35°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Calanques ©
Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Cathédrale La Major ©
Cathédrale La Major

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like La Croisette and Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate. Bring the kids along to Marineland and Castel Plage. Change things up with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Mandelieu-la-Napoule (about 38 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: visit Vieille Ville, kick back and relax at Coco Beach, and step into the grandiose world of Haut de Cagnes.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nice driving holiday app.

Getting from Marseille to Nice by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Marseille in August: highs in Nice hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 25°C. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Marineland ©
Marineland
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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