18 days in Western Europe Itinerary

18 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Saarbrucken, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Nancy, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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Troyes, France
— 4 nights
Drive
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Reims, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Verdun, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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Metz, France
— 1 night
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Beaufort Castles and Museum Drai Eechelen. Visit Holy Ghost Citadel and Le Chemin de la Corniche for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Luxembourg City to Vianden to see Vianden Castle about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock, explore the different monuments and memorials at Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, and don't miss a visit to Sandweiler German Military Cemetery, Luxembourg.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City tour itinerary website.

Stockholm, Sweden to Luxembourg City is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In June in Luxembourg City, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Saarbrucken.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Saarbrucken, Germany

— 1 night
Saarbrücken is the capital and largest city of the state of Saarland, Germany. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Voelklinger-Huette.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Saarbrucken day trip tool.

Getting from Luxembourg City to Saarbrucken by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June in Saarbrucken, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nancy.

Things to do in Saarbrucken

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Nancy, France

— 3 nights

Cultural Heart of Lorraine

Crossed by the Canal de la Marne au Rhin, Nancy has many small boats and péniches (barges) that navigate the canal waterways, giving you a fantastic vantage point of the city's historical architecture from the water.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Porte Sainte Catherine, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame de Bonsecours, and then contemplate the long history of Batterie de l'Eperon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Sebastien, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at eglise Saint Leon, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Dominique Alexandre Godron Garden.

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You can drive from Saarbrucken to Nancy in 2 hours. In June in Nancy, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 8th (Tue), you're off to Troyes.

Things to do in Nancy

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Troyes, France

— 4 nights

Jerusalem of Stained Glass

Many half-timbered houses from the 16th century remain in wonderful condition in the old town of Troyes.
Visit Ruelle des Chats and Basilique Saint-Urbain for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Eglise-Saint-Pantaleon and Abbaye de Pontigny. Go for a jaunt from Troyes to Tonnerre to see La Fosse Dionne about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue Rachi Troyes, ponder the design of Le Coeur de Troyes, contemplate the long history of Lili, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jean-au-Marche.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Troyes holiday app.

Traveling by car from Nancy to Troyes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Reims.

Things to do in Troyes

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Reims, France

— 2 nights

City of Kings

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims and Palais du Tau. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Budding and Porte de Mars. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle Foujita, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Jacques, ponder the design of Fontaine Sube, and admire the striking features of Basilique Saint-Remi.

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Getting from Troyes to Reims by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Verdun.

Things to do in Reims

Historic Sites · Wineries

Verdun, France

— 3 nights
The River Meuse runs through Verdun forming several canals throughout the valley, surrounded by hills with historical fortresses, battlefields, and underground barracks, as well as a healthy beer brewing culture.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre-Dame d'Avioth and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery and Memorial.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Verdun online attractions planner.

Getting from Reims to Verdun by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Verdun when traveling from Reims in June, with lows around 15°C. On the 17th (Thu), you're off to Metz.

Things to do in Verdun

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Metz, France

— 1 night

City of Light

Located at the confluence of the Moselle and the Seille rivers bordering Luxembourg and Germany, Metz has a cultural confluence as well with a merging of its French and German heritage and military traditions.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): witness the site of a historic battle at Group Fortifications of Aisne.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Metz online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Verdun to Metz takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Metz are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Metz

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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