18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Dover, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Ferry to Calais, Drive to Luxembourg City
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 6 nights
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive to Calais, Ferry to Dover
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Dover, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Dover, United Kingdom

— 1 night
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. To plan Dover vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Penzance to Dover is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll set off for Luxembourg City on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Dover

Nightlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

— 3 nights

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Luxembourg City: Vianden (Vianden Castle & Altstadt Vianden.). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock, don't miss a visit to Barrio Grund, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Dover to Luxembourg City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dover to Luxembourg City is 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Luxembourg City can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. You'll set off for Munich on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Munich, Germany

— 6 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Munich: Schwangau (Schloss Neuschwanstein & St.Maria und Florian) and Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Marienplatz, explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Munich tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Luxembourg City to Munich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Nuremberg, Germany

— 1 night

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Munich to Nuremberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In July in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 5th (Mon), you'll travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Parks

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum, walk around Vondelpark, and meet the residents at ARTIS.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Nuremberg to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nuremberg in July, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Bruges, Belgium

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Belfry of Bruges, contemplate the long history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, and finally don't miss a visit to The Markt.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Amsterdam to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July in Bruges, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dover.

Things to do in Bruges

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Dover, United Kingdom

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Roman Painted House, then step into the grandiose world of Dover Castle, and then don't miss a visit to Eurotunnel Le Shuttle. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St James' Church, surround yourself with nature on Dover Sea Safari, and then take an in-depth tour of Dover Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Dover trip itinerary planning site.

You can do a combination of car and train from Bruges to Dover in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Bruges to Dover is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dover

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trip

Luxembourg travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Churches
Green Heart of Europe
One of the three richest countries in the world, Luxembourg celebrates its wealth of natural and historical sites as well. Landlocked by Belgium, France, and Germany, this nation represents a blend of cultures, which are evident as you explore the nation's villages, outdoor attractions, and capital. If you prefer city living, discover Luxembourg City's old town, with World Heritage status. This small nation's rolling countryside is equally charming, offering castles and plenty of opportunity for recreation and leisure. Go for a bike ride, hike the country's mountainous region, or spend time at renowned vineyards.