16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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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
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Marne-la-Vallee, France
— 2 nights

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 26th (Sat), make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium. On your second day here, take a stroll through Alfama, then explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, then make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, and finally don't miss a visit to Rossio Square.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lisbon travel route planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Lisbon is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In June, Lisbon is a bit warmer than Johannesburg - with highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
4.5
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Aquarium
Lisbon Oceanarium
4.6
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World heritage site
Belém Tower
4.2

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 28th (Mon), walk around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, then admire the striking features of Casa Amatller, and finally pick up some local products at La Boqueria. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Las Ramblas, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Lisbon in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Parc Guell
4.1
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World heritage site
Casa Batllo
4.6

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.
On the 30th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then stroll around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Amsterdam in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in June; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 23°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
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Zoo
ARTIS
4.3
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History Museum
Anne Frank House
4.4

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 2nd (Fri): admire the striking features of Stadhuis, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, don't miss a visit to The Markt, then admire the landmark architecture of Provinciaal Hof, then enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, and finally enjoy unforgettable views with Bruges Ballooning. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at St Bonifacius Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges, then contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bruges trip planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July in Bruges, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Historic Centre of Brugge
4.8
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Landmark
The Markt
4.4
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Water Body
Minnewater Lake
4.6

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), steep yourself in history at Grand Place, then pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame de la Chapelle, and finally see the interesting displays at Atomium. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and then find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8
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Theme Park
Mini-Europe
3.9
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World heritage site
Grand Place
4.8

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then admire the striking features of Palace of Versailles, and finally make a trip to The Water Parterres. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Île de la Cité, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Paris tour planner.

Getting from Brussels to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. When traveling from Brussels in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Paris, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Marne-la-Vallee.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Architectural Building
Arc de Triomphe
4.6

2
nights
Marne-la-Vallee, France

Marne-la-Vallee ©
As a "new town" best known for its Euro Disney Park and resorts, Marne-la-Vallée is a modern family resort town.
Walt Disney Studios Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 8th (Thu), discover the magic at Walt Disney Studios Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Paris and then stop by World of Disney.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Marne-la-Vallee trip planner.

Marne-la-Vallee is very close to Paris. In July in Marne-la-Vallee, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marne-la-Vallee

Theme Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Paris
2.8
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Disney Park / Activity
Walt Disney Studios Park
4.1
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Gift & Specialty Shop
World of Disney
4.4

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