18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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18 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, Holland
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Playa d'en Bossa, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Mexico City, Mexico


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2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, contemplate the long history of Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and stroll around Vondelpark.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam itinerary maker website .

If you are flying in from Mexico, the closest major airports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. July in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

6
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.
Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Bruges (Walplein, Belfry of Bruges, & more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Grand Place, get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels day trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Brussels are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Bruges
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
The Markt ©
The Markt
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, and take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Paris online sightseeing planner .

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Brussels, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, then examine the collection at Museo Picasso, then admire the striking features of Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau, and finally appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona travel route planner.

You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Playa d'en Bossa.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Museu Picasso ©
Museu Picasso
Camp Nou ©
Camp Nou
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

2
nights
Playa d'en Bossa, Spain

Playa d'en Bossa ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Castle of Ibiza.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Playa d'en Bossa trip builder .

You can fly from Barcelona to Playa d'en Bossa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Playa d'en Bossa can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Playa d'en Bossa

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Ibiza Town, Santa Eulalia del Rio
Highlights from your plan
Platja de ses Salines ©
Platja de ses Salines
Castell de Eivissa ©
Castell de Eivissa
Dalt Vila ©
Dalt Vila

1
night
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): ponder the design of Magic Fountain (Font Magica), walk around Parc Guell, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Las Ramblas, then get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Playground.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner .

Fly from Playa d'en Bossa to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Madrid vacation site .

Take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 22°C at night. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mercado San Miguel ©
Mercado San Miguel

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