55 days in Europe Itinerary

55 days in Europe Itinerary

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55 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Madrid, Spain
train:  2​h 45​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 9 nights
train:  4​h
2
Toulouse, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Marseille, France
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Bern, Switzerland
— 1 night
train:  1​h
7
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Nuremberg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
12
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
13
Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
14
Hannover, Germany
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
15
Dusseldorf, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
16
Kleve, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
17
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
18
Rotterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
19
Eindhoven, Holland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
20
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
21
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
22
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
23
Cork, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Joao Pessoa, Brazil

9
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get outdoors at Barceloneta Beach and Carretera de Les Aigues. Your inner history buff will appreciate Casa Batllo and Palau Guell. Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro) and Via Ferrata Cala del Moli (in Sant Feliu de Guixols). Spend the 25th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Make the 30th (Tue) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, grab your bike and head to Cruising Barcelona Bike Tours, head outdoors with Turisme Actiu, and appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Barcelona tour itinerary builder tool .

Madrid to Barcelona is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Toulouse.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Via Ferrata Cala del Moli, Camino de Ronda
Highlights from your plan
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

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Toulouse, France

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
On the 2nd (Thu), get curious at Cite de l'espace and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Sernin.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Toulouse trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Barcelona to Toulouse takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Barcelona in May since evenings lows in Toulouse dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cite de l'espace ©
Cite de l'espace
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin

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nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Visit Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence and Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Calanques and Parc national des Calanques. Get out of town with these interesting Marseille side-trips: Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau (in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer) and Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major and appreciate the extensive heritage of Vallon des Auffes.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Marseille journey maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Toulouse to Marseille takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May in Marseille, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau, Calanques, Carrieres des Lumieres
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc de la Tete d'Or, then get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lyon trip itinerary maker app .

You can take a train from Marseille to Lyon in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and tram; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Marseille in May: highs in Lyon hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Lyon

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

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nights
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.
Cathedrale de St-Pierre and Patek Philippe Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Lavaux Vineyard Terraces and Bains des Paquis will get you outdoors. Spend the 7th (Tue) exploring at Lake Geneva. There's more to do: admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lyon to Geneva takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Geneva sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Bern.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lavaux Vineyard Terraces
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Lavaux Vineyard Terraces ©
Lavaux Vineyard Terraces
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, head outdoors with Elfenau, and then meet the residents at Tierpark Dahlholzli.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bern trip planner .

Drive from Geneva to Bern in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Zurich.

Things to do in Bern

Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Elfenau ©
Elfenau
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Tierpark Dahlholzli ©
Tierpark Dahlholzli

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nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Zurich, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Augusto Giacometti, get engrossed in the history at Swiss National Museum, then take a stroll through Old Town (Altstadt), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Zurich vacation planning app .

Take a train from Bern to Zurich in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Vaduz.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

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nights
Vaduz, Liechtenstein

Vaduz ©
As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): look for gifts at Hoi Liechtenstein, then step into the grandiose world of Vaduz Castle, and then hit the slopes at Ski Region Malbun.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vaduz travel planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Vaduz in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Vaduz

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Ski Resort Malbun
Highlights from your plan
Ski Resort Malbun ©
Ski Resort Malbun
Vaduz Castle ©
Vaduz Castle

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, take in nature's colorful creations at Schloss Nymphenburg, and then identify plant and animal life at Heidehaus. On the next day, walk around English Garden, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Munich trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Vaduz to Munich by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
English Garden ©
English Garden
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

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night
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
On the 16th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Stadt Nürnberg - Rathaus, meet the residents at Nuremberg Zoo, then contemplate the long history of Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), and finally examine the collection at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, get outside with Barockgarten-Hesperidengarten Nurnberg, and then head outdoors with Wohrder Wiese.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nuremberg trip planner .

You can drive from Munich to Nuremberg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Barockgarten-Hesperidengarten Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg

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nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Prague Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then make a trip to Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Prague Zoo and then wander the streets of Old Town Square.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Prague in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

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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 20th (Mon), steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, then appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, then steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Pfaueninsel, meet the residents at Zoo Berlin, and then contemplate the long history of Bebelplatz.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Berlin trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Pfaueninsel ©
Pfaueninsel
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

2
nights
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
On the 22nd (Wed), don't miss a visit to Rathausmarkt, then get to know the resident critters at Hamburg Zoo, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel. On the next day, examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, then admire the landmark architecture of Church of St. Michael, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Petri Kirche.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hamburg trip itinerary maker site .

You can take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Hannover.

Things to do in Hamburg

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt

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nights
Hannover, Germany

Hannover ©
Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
On the 24th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Bueckeburg and then wander the streets of Hameln Old Town.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Hannover sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Hamburg to Hannover takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Hannover sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Dusseldorf.

Things to do in Hannover

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Gedenkstatte Bergen-Belsen, Hameln Old Town, Schloss Bueckeburg
Highlights from your plan
Gedenkstatte Bergen-Belsen ©
Gedenkstatte Bergen-Belsen
Schloss Bueckeburg ©
Schloss Bueckeburg
Hameln Old Town ©
Hameln Old Town

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Dusseldorf, Germany

Dusseldorf ©
Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
On the 25th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Lambertus Church and then get to know the fascinating history of Rheinuferpromenade. On the next day, make a trip to Konigallee, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Koelner Zoo, and then admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dusseldorf online vacation planner .

You can take a train from Hannover to Dusseldorf in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kleve.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Cologne, Wuppertal, Bergehalde Grosses Holz
Highlights from your plan
Koelner Zoo ©
Koelner Zoo
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Rheinuferpromenade ©
Rheinuferpromenade

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Kleve, Germany

Kleve
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicolai Kirche, appreciate the extensive heritage of Marktplatz, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Viktor Dom, then explore the historical opulence of Moyland Castle, and finally meet the residents at Tiergarten Kleve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Gnadenkapelle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Biotop Wildpark Anholter Schweiz, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Stadtwald Bocholt.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kleve trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Dusseldorf to Kleve in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Kleve

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Xanten, Moyland Castle, Stadtwald Bocholt, Biotop Wildpark Anholter Schweiz, Gnadenkapelle
Highlights from your plan
Moyland Castle
Moyland Castle
Gnadenkapelle ©
Gnadenkapelle
Marktplatz ©
Marktplatz

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, look for all kinds of wild species at Vogelreservaat Polder IJdoorn, and then meet the residents at ARTIS.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam vacation planner .

You can drive from Kleve to Amsterdam in 2 hours. In May in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

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Rotterdam, Holland

Rotterdam ©
Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
On the 1st (Sat), meet the residents at Rotterdam Zoo, take in the exciting artwork at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, and then find something for the whole family at Madurodam. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at duinreservaat Meijendel-Kievietsduin.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rotterdam driving holiday planner .

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Rotterdam, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Eindhoven.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

The Hague, Duinreservaat Meijendel-Kievietsduin
Highlights from your plan
Rotterdam Zoo ©
Rotterdam Zoo
Madurodam ©
Madurodam

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Eindhoven, Holland

Eindhoven ©
The capital of Dutch industrial design, Eindhoven is known as the "City of Light." This is thanks to the technology company, Phillips, which has its base here and hosts many light projects in buildings around the city.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Kampina, pause for some photo ops at De Kerkhovense Molen, and then identify plant and animal life at Regte Heide & Riels Laag. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): trek along Natuurgebied De Moerputten, look for all kinds of wild species at Het Bossche Broek, and then enjoy some diversion at Area 51 Skatepark.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Eindhoven trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Eindhoven in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Eindhoven sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Wildlife Parks Trails

Side Trips

Den Bosch, De Kerkhovense Molen, Regte Heide & Riels Laag, Kampina
Highlights from your plan
Regte Heide & Riels Laag ©
Regte Heide & Riels Laag
Kampina ©
Kampina
De Kerkhovense Molen ©
De Kerkhovense Molen

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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.
On the 5th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), steep yourself in history at Grand Place, then buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and finally see the interesting displays at Atomium. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin du Petit Sablon, delve into the lush surroundings at Hallerbos - ‘'The Blue Forest’', and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Pairi Daiza.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Brussels holiday builder tool .

Drive from Eindhoven to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Brussels

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Pairi Daiza, Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’'
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Casemates du Bock and Le Chemin de la Corniche. Get some cultural insight at Chateau de Vianden and Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame). Explore Luxembourg City's surroundings by going to Bourscheid Castle (in Bourscheid), MNHM National Museum of Military History (in Diekirch) and Mullerthal Trail (in Mullerthal). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), see the interesting displays at Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Luxembourg City trip planner .

Traveling by car from Brussels to Luxembourg City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Mullerthal Trail, Chateau de Vianden, MNHM Musee National d'Histoire Militaire, Bourscheid Castle
Highlights from your plan
Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock
Chateau de Vianden ©
Chateau de Vianden
Mullerthal Trail ©
Mullerthal Trail

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and Eiffel Tower. Do some cultural sightseeing at Palace of Versailles and Musee d'Orsay. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip planner .

Traveling by train from Luxembourg City to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cork.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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Cork, Ireland

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Fota Wildlife Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Church, and then get to know the fascinating history of Blarney Castle & Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Charles Fort and then look for all kinds of wild species at Birds of Prey Educational Centre.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cork trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Cork takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Paris in June, with highs in Cork at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cork

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fota Wildlife Park, Birds of Prey Educational Centre, Charles Fort
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Birds of Prey Educational Centre ©
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