23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Dover, United Kingdom
— Few hours
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Calais, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Dijon, France
— 1 night
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Stuttgart, Germany
— 2 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
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Cologne, Germany
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Calais, France
— Few hours

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Dover, United Kingdom

Dover
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dover trip itinerary maker website.

Worthing to Dover is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. You will leave for Calais on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in Dover

Nightlife · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Calais, France

Calais

Gate to the North

Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Calais tour builder website.

You can do a combination of car and train from Dover to Calais in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Calais can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 5th (Wed), you're off to Paris.

Things to do in Calais

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

3
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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Calais to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You'll set off for Dijon on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Luxembourg Gardens ©
Luxembourg Gardens
Sainte-Chapelle ©
Sainte-Chapelle

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Dijon, France

Dijon

Gateway to Burgundy

Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
Plan my day in Dijon using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can take a train from Paris to Dijon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Dijon can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You will leave for Interlaken on the 9th (Sun).

Things to do in Dijon

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

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Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch and then admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Interlaken itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Dijon to Interlaken takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Dijon in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Interlaken, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Staubbach Waterfall ©
Staubbach Waterfall

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Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart ©

Cradle of the Automobile

Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): ponder the design of Galateabrunnen, admire the striking features of Mercedes-Benz Museum, admire the natural beauty at Wilhelma Zoologisch-Botanischer Garten, then examine the collection at Porsche Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Inspiration 911 - Porsche-Skulptur. On the next day, walk around Neckar Park, take in panoramic vistas at Fernsehturm Stuttgart, then take a stroll through Konigstrasse, and finally steep yourself in history at Palace Square.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Stuttgart trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Stuttgart takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Stuttgart are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Wilhelma Zoologisch-Botanischer Garten ©
Wilhelma Zoologisch-Botanischer Garten
Fernsehturm Stuttgart ©
Fernsehturm Stuttgart
Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©

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.
On the 14th (Fri), stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, browse the exhibits of MNHM National Museum of Military History, then explore the historical opulence of Vianden Castle, and finally examine the collection at Conservatoire National de Vehicules Historiques. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Place Guillaume II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), admire the masterpieces at Letzebuerg City Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Luxembourg City online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Stuttgart to Luxembourg City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Luxembourg City can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Vianden Castle ©
Vianden Castle
MNHM National Museum of Military History ©
MNHM National Museum of Military History
Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche

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Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): examine the collection at Chocolate Museum. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Rheinturm, then get to know the fascinating history of Rheinuferpromenade, then make a trip to Konigsallee, and finally examine the collection at Mahn- und Gedenkstatte.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cologne trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Luxembourg City to Cologne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Cologne, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Rheinuferpromenade ©
Rheinuferpromenade

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 19th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then walk around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum. On your second day here, wander the streets of The Jordaan, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam driving holiday planner.

Getting from Cologne to Amsterdam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

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Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (Graslei and Korenlei, Gravensteen, &more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady, admire the striking features of Antwerpen-Centraal, and take an in-depth tour of Museum Plantin-Moretus.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Antwerp road trip planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Antwerp in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Antwerp sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Serres Royales De Laeken, see the interesting displays at Atomium, wander the streets of Lower Town, then steep yourself in history at Grand Place, and finally appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Brussels trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Antwerp to Brussels in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Calais.

Things to do in Brussels

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

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Calais, France

Calais

Gate to the North

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Calais trip builder site.

You can drive from Brussels to Calais in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. On the 25th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Calais

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

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