20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
4
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 2 nights
5
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
6
Helsinki, Finland
— 3 nights

3
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.
Head to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and Chaussee d'Ixellesfor plenty of shopping. Atomium and Belgian Comic Strip Center will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Antwerp (Te Boelaerpark & vangor diamonds). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, take a stroll through Place St. Gery, admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum, and examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Brussels holiday planner.

Adelaide, Australia to Brussels is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll gain 8.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Brussels due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Adelaide in February, with highs in Brussels at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Antwerp
Highlights from your plan
Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©

3
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.
Visiting Minnewater Lake and Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve will get you outdoors. Groeningemuseum and Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Bruges: Ghent (Lieve Canal Bicycle Trail & De Assels). There's still lots to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, don't miss a visit to The Markt, and look for gifts at The Chocolate Line Bruges.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Bruges trip builder tool.

You can drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Bruges, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ghent
Highlights from your plan
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Scheveningen Beach and Zandmotor. You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Venture out of the city with trips to The Hague (Galerij Prins Willem V, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, and take a stroll through Leidseplein.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Amsterdam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Hague
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg
Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Natureserve Mollungen, identify plant and animal life at Roro naturreservat, thenplay a few rounds at Hills Golf & Sports Club, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Anggardsbergens Naturreservat. On your second day here, hike along Beach Promenade, tour the pleasant surroundings at Stravalla strand, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Saro Vasterskog Naturreservat.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Gothenburg travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Gothenburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in March, with highs in Gothenburg at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Saro Vasterskog Naturreservat, Natureserve Mollungen, Beach Promenade, Roro naturreservat, Stravalla strand

3
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Step out of the city life by going to Riddarholmen and Agesta naturistbad. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vasa Museum and Moderna Museet - Stockholm. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, visit Sodermalm, get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen, and explore the galleries of Thiel Gallery (Thielska Galleriet).

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Stockholm trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Gothenburg to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

3
nights
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and then explore the striking landscape of Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see photos and other tourist information, use the Helsinki route planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
Highlights from your plan
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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