16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Europe journey planner

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Train to Antony, Bus to Orly-Sud, Fly to Rome
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 1 day
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Alexandrium Shopping Center as well as Vermeer Centrum Delft. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and choose your vessel at Rederij De Jordaan.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam holiday planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Amsterdam is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Jakarta to Amsterdam. Traveling from Jakarta in August, you will find days in Amsterdam are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are cooler (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Tours · Transportation · Outdoors

Side Trips

Brussels, Belgium

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at Atomium, steep yourself in history at Grand Place, and then see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM).

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels online trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites

Paris, France

— 2 nights

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.
On the 15th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Paris online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Brussels to Paris by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly; or drive. When traveling from Brussels in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica and then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary builder website.

Do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Paris to Rome in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, things will get a bit warmer in Rome: highs are around 38°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can fly to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): visit Campo del Ghetto, explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip builder website.

You can take a train from Rome to Venice in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in August: highs in Venice hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Milan, Italy

— 1 day

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 20th (Mon), admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

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Traveling by train from Venice to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Zurich.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping

Zurich, Switzerland

— 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, then wander the streets of Old Town, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, and then appreciate the history behind Lion Monument.

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

Traveling by train from Milan to Zurich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Milan in August: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 28°C and lows are around 16°C. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Venice of the North

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam vacation maker website.

Getting from Zurich to Amsterdam by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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