18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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18 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Boston, United States
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Boston, United States


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3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Annemieke's Pluktuin has been added to your itinerary. Visiting Strand Egmond aan Zee and het strand van Bergen aan Zee will get you outdoors. Visit Anne Frank House and Begijnhof for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Callantsoog Beach (in Callantsoog) and Strand Camperduin (in Schoorl). It doesn't end there: examine the collection at Zaanse Schans.

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Getting from Bruges to Amsterdam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in April, and nighttime lows around 40°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

het strand van Bergen aan Zee, Zaanse Schans, Strand Egmond aan Zee, Callantsoog Beach, Strand Camperduin
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Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Strand Egmond aan Zee ©
Strand Egmond aan Zee

2
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
On the 11th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, then enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, then stop by The Old Chocolate House, and finally don't miss a visit to The Markt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge and then identify plant and animal life at Meetjeslandse Kreken.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Bruges trip planner .

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Meetjeslandse Kreken
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Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Catacombs of Paris as well as Moulin Rouge. Get some cultural insight at Palace of Versailles and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Venice in April: high temperatures in Paris hover around 60°F and lows are around 42°F. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

4
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Discover Burano, Canal Grande and Ponte di Rialto. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St Mark's Campanile and Cannaregio. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica di San Marco and Ponte dei Sospiri. It doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square and see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Venice online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Venice are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. You will leave for Paris on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Discover Burano
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Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Trevi Fountain, Roman Forum, Altare Della Patria, and other attractions you added. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Palatine Hill and Piazza Navona. St. Peter's Basilica and Vatican City will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Pantheon, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary builder app .

Boston, USA to Rome is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in April; daily highs in Rome reach 69°F and lows reach 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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