50 days in Europe Itinerary

50 days in Europe Itinerary

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Tallinn, Estonia
— 1 day
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Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
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Turku, Finland
— 1 night
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
5
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
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Kristiansand, Norway
— Few hours
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Hirtshals, Denmark
— 1 night
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Aarhus, Denmark
— 1 night
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 1 night
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Rostock, Germany
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Dresden, Germany
— 2 nights
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Lyon, France
— 2 nights
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Dijon, France
— 2 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
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Cologne, Germany
— 2 nights
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
23
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Dunkirk, France
— 3 nights
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Calais, France
— 1 night

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Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn ©
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town, enjoy breathtaking views from St. Olaf’s Church, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Tallinn sightseeing planning website.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Tallinn can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
St. Olaf’s Church ©
St. Olaf’s Church

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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.
On the 16th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, thenexplore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park and then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online itinerary maker.

Getting from Tallinn to Helsinki by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Turku, Finland

Turku
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Turku trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 18th (Sun), you'll travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Gustav II Adolfs Statue. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Skansen, thentake an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, and then examine the collection at ABBA The Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Stockholm trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Turku to Stockholm in 9.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Turku to Stockholm due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Stockholm are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, and then walk around Vigeland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, see the interesting displays at Kon-Tiki Museum, and then examine the collection at 22 July Centre.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Oslo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Oslo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Oslo, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kristiansand.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

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Kristiansand, Norway

Kristiansand
Kristiansand, historically Christianssand / Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kristiansand trip planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Kristiansand in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Kristiansand, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 22nd (Thu), you're off to Hirtshals.

Things to do in Kristiansand

Outdoors Parks Museums

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Hirtshals, Denmark

Hirtshals
Hirtshals is a town and seaport on the coast of Skagerrak on the island of Vendsyssel-Thy at the top of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark, Europe. To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hirtshals sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Kristiansand to Hirtshals takes 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Kristiansand in July since evenings lows in Hirtshals dip to °F. You will leave for Aarhus on the 23rd (Fri).

Things to do in Hirtshals

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

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Aarhus, Denmark

Aarhus ©
Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel. Home to a young population, the city has a reputation for producing internationally known pop and rock musicians.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): examine the collection at Den Gamle By, don't miss a visit to Aarhus Rådhus, and then pause for some photo ops at Vagnende kvinde (Aarhuspigen).

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Aarhus trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hirtshals to Aarhus takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Hirtshals in July, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Aarhus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By
Old Town in Aarhus ©
Old Town in Aarhus
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 25th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Rosenborg Castle and then don't miss a visit to The Little Mermaid.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen online route planner.

You can drive from Aarhus to Copenhagen in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Copenhagen are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Rostock.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
The Little Mermaid ©
The Little Mermaid

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Rostock, Germany

Rostock
Rostock was once one of the primary ports of the powerful Hanseatic League.
Discover how to plan a Rostock trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Rostock in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rostock can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 26th (Mon), you're off to Berlin.

Things to do in Rostock

Parks Museums Outdoors

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Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, and examine the collection at Topography of Terror.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Berlin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rostock to Berlin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Take the guesswork out of planning a Dresden vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Procession of Princes ©
Procession of Princes

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Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nuremberg: Rothenburg (Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop, Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), &more). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, explore the engaging exhibits at Kindermuseum Nurnberg, steep yourself in history at Tiefer Brunnen, and pause for some photo ops at Gockelreiterbrunnen.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Nuremberg trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Dresden to Nuremberg in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Nuremberg are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Rothenburg
Highlights from your plan
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Altstadt ©
Altstadt

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Munich journey maker tool.

Drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Munich are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich day trip site.

You can drive from Munich to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Zurich are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Bern.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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Bern, Switzerland

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bern: Interlaken (Parasailing & Paragliding & Swiss Chocolate Chalet) and Trümmelbachfälle (in Lauterbrunnen). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, get a taste of the local shopping with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and pause for some photo ops at Zahringerdenkmal monument.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bern road trip website.

Take a train from Zurich to Bern in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Bern

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Interlaken, Trümmelbachfälle, Jungfraujoch
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Bern to Geneva takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Palais des Nations, Genève ©
Palais des Nations, Genève
Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation) ©
Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation)

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Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lyon trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Geneva to Lyon by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Lyon are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Dijon.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill

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Dijon, France

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): make a trip to Place de la Liberation, thenmake a trip to Tour Philippe le Bon, thenenjoy the sights with a stroll at Owl's Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Jardin Darcy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and then make a trip to Rue Des Forges.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dijon day trip planning website.

Drive from Lyon to Dijon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Lyon in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Dijon: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Dijon

Wineries Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon ©
Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon
Owl's Trail ©
Owl's Trail

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): make a trip to Barrio Grund.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Dijon to Luxembourg City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cologne.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche
Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame) ©
Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal) ©

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Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 15th (Sun), snap pictures at Hohenzollern Bridge, thenadmire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Phantasialand.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cologne trip planner.

Drive from Luxembourg City to Cologne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. You'll set off for Utrecht on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Cologne

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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Utrecht, The Netherlands

Utrecht ©
As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk, take an in-depth tour of DOMunder, and then get to know the fascinating history of Canals area. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun and explore at Museum Speelklok, thenadmire the natural beauty at Botanic Gardens, thenexamine the collection at Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum), and finally look for gifts at It's a Present!.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Utrecht tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Cologne to Utrecht takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Utrecht are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Utrecht

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum) ©
Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)
Canals area ©
Canals area
Botanic Gardens ©
Botanic Gardens

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip maker site.

Getting from Utrecht to Amsterdam by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to The Hague.

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

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The Hague, The Netherlands

The Hague ©
Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Explore The Hague's surroundings by going to Rotterdam (Erasmus Bridge & Euromast). The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, don't miss a visit to De Candelaer, take in the waterfront at De Pier Scheveningen, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Church.

Take the guesswork out of planning a The Hague vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Amsterdam to The Hague in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Antwerp.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Delft, Rotterdam
Highlights from your plan
Madurodam ©
Madurodam
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): make a trip to Grote Markt.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Antwerp trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from The Hague to Antwerp takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Antwerp can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Brussels.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt
Cathedral of Our Lady ©
Cathedral of Our Lady

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate (Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat), don't miss a visit to Grand Place, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), thenpause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, don't miss a visit to Atomium, and then admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Brussels journey tool.

Traveling by car from Antwerp to Brussels takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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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.
Step out of Bruges with an excursion to Menin Gate Memorial in Ieper (Ypres)--about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to The Markt, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, and contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bruges online vacation maker.

Getting from Brussels to Bruges by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Bruges sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dunkirk.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Menin Gate Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Menin Gate Memorial ©
Menin Gate Memorial
The Markt ©
The Markt
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

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Dunkirk, France

Dunkirk ©
Dunkirk is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. Get out of town with these interesting Dunkirk side-trips: La Kreule Military Cemetery (in Hazebrouck), Blockhaus d'Eperlecques (in Eperlecques) and Steenwerck (La Ferme des Orgues & Musee de la Vie Rurale). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Le Touret Military Cemetery and Memorial, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Malo-les-Bains, learn about all things military at Musee Dunkerque 1940 - Operation Dynamo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint-Éloi Church.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Dunkirk trip tool.

Drive from Bruges to Dunkirk in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Dunkirk are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Calais.

Things to do in Dunkirk

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Steenwerck, La Kreule Military Cemetery, Le Moulin de la Montagne, Blockhaus d'Eperlecques, Le Touret Military Cemetery and Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Blockhaus d'Eperlecques ©
Blockhaus d'Eperlecques
Le Touret Military Cemetery and Memorial ©
Le Touret Military Cemetery and Memorial
Musee Dunkerque 1940 - Operation Dynamo ©
Musee Dunkerque 1940 - Operation Dynamo

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Calais, France

Calais ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): stop by Calais Wine Superstore, visit P&O Ferries Dover - Calais, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Calais Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to l'Hotel de Ville de Calais.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Calais tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dunkirk to Calais takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Calais

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Calais Wine Superstore ©
Calais Wine Superstore
Calais Beach ©
Calais Beach
l'Hotel de Ville de Calais ©
l'Hotel de Ville de Calais

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