30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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30 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Brussels, Belgium
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Brussels, Belgium
— Few hours
train:  45​min
2
Ghent, Belgium
— 6 nights
train:  30​min
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
4
Amsterdam, Holland
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
6
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
7
Brussels, Belgium
— 6 nights
End: Brussels, Belgium


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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the galleries of Atomium, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), then don't miss a visit to Grand Place, and finally pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Brussels tour planner.

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major airports are Brussels Airport, Antwerp International Airport (Deurne), Brussels South Charleroi Airport and Liège Airport. In December in Brussels, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can take a train to Ghent.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Manneken Pis ©
Manneken Pis

6
nights
Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Ghent is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, fun & games, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen, look for gifts at Dille and Kamille, get your game on at Level Up Gent Virtual Reality & Bar, and admire the striking features of Hotel d'Hane Steenhuyse.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ghent day trip tool .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Ghent takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. December in Ghent sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Ghent

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Art Center Horus
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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Bruges to Ieper (Ypres) to see Menin Gate Memorial about 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to The Markt, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, and examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum.

Start your trip to Bruges by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Bruges is very close to Ghent. In December, daytime highs in Bruges are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Menin Gate Memorial
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Menin Gate Memorial ©
Menin Gate Memorial
The Markt ©
The Markt
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

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Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Go for a jaunt from Amsterdam to The Hague to see The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, admire the striking features of Royal Palace Amsterdam, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam travel planner .

You can drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Luxembourg City: MNHM Musee National d'Histoire Militaire (in Diekirch), Chateau de Vianden (in Vianden) and Mullerthal Trail (in Mullerthal). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, make a trip to Place Guillaume II, examine the collection at National Museum of Art and History (Musee National d'Histoire et d'Art), and go for a walk through Place de la Constitution.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Luxembourg City in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Amsterdam in January, you will find days in Luxembourg City are slightly colder (3°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

MNHM Musee National d'Histoire Militaire, Mullerthal Trail, Chateau de Vianden
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Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche
Mullerthal Trail ©
Mullerthal Trail
Chateau de Vianden ©
Chateau de Vianden

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Hall of Mirrors). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Paris online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Luxembourg City to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. When traveling from Luxembourg City in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Paris, with highs around 8°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Haverwerf (in Mechelen) and Antwerpen-Centraal (in Antwerp). Enjoy Brussels some more: see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, learn about all things military at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History, and explore the galleries of Belgian Comic Strip Center.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels day trip tool .

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Brussels, with highs around 5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Haverwerf, Antwerpen-Centraal
Highlights from your plan
Escape Prod - Escape Rooms Brussels ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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