22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  25​h
1
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Echternach, Luxembourg
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Sydney, Australia

3
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Take a break from Nice with a short trip to Massif de l'Esterel in Agay, about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, make a trip to Place Massena, and get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Nice trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Nice is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Nice due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Nice are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Fort de la Revere, Massif de l'Esterel
Highlights from your plan
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and head off the coast to Île de la Cité.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Nice to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Nice in May; daily highs in Paris reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire, see the interesting displays at Atomium, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

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Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May in Brussels, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Escape Prod - Escape Rooms Brussels ©
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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 12th (Wed): look for gifts at Carpentier-Goegebeuer, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally make a trip to The Markt.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges online travel route planner .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Bruges sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and get your game on at Museumphoto.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planning website .

Getting from Bruges to Amsterdam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. May in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Echternach.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

1
night
Echternach, Luxembourg

Echternach ©
Echternach is a commune with town status in the canton of Echternach, which is part of the district of Grevenmacher, in eastern Luxembourg. On the 17th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Beaufort Castles, then brush up on your military savvy at MNHM Musee National d'Histoire Militaire, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mullerthal Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Echternach tour planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Echternach in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Echternach

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Beaufort Castles, MNHM Musee National d'Histoire Militaire, Mullerthal Trail
Highlights from your plan
Mullerthal Trail ©
Mullerthal Trail
Beaufort Castles ©
Beaufort Castles

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Mt Pilatus, Lake Lucerne, & more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery).

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Zurich trip planning tool .

You can fly from Echternach to Zurich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Zurich are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg
Old Town ©
Old Town

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