20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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20 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  11 h
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Train + Drive:  3 h
4
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  5 h 30 min
6
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
8
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
9
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Dammam, Saudi Arabia

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then take an in-depth tour of Van Gogh Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of The Resistance Museum (Amsterdams Verzetsmuseum), take an in-depth tour of Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam holiday planning website .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Amsterdam is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dammam to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dammam in July: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, then see the interesting displays at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, and finally make a trip to Grand Place. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): see the interesting displays at MIM - Musical Instruments Museum, steep yourself in history at Maison d'Erasme, then examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally examine the collection at Atomium.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, and then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, don't miss a visit to The Markt, contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Beguinage (Begijnhof).

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges online tour itinerary maker .

You can drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, then admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, then ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read London road trip planning site .

Do a combination of car and train from Bruges to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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.
Appreciate the collections at Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum. Get some historical perspective at Champs-Elysees and Île de la Cité. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Paris are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Interlaken.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

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

1
night
Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
On the 5th (Sun), head outdoors with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, admire the sheer force of Staubbach Fall, and then admire the sheer force of Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then stroll through The Eiger Trail.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Interlaken trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Interlaken takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Lauterbrunnen
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Staubbach Waterfall ©
Staubbach Waterfall

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 7th (Tue), kick back and relax at Seebad Katzensee and then enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zurich trip planner .

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Zurich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Seebad Katzensee ©
Seebad Katzensee

1
night
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 8th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, then steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and then examine the collection at Pergamon Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Berlin trip planner .

You can fly from Zurich to Berlin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

3
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Palatine Hill and Colosseum. Family-friendly places like Trevi Fountain and Catacombe di San Callisto will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and make a trip to Piazza Navona.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rome trip site .

You can fly from Berlin to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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