8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Dublin, Ireland
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 15 min
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Dublin, Ireland

1
night
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, thentake in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our London planning app.

Dublin, Ireland to London is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, thenexplore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Madeleine.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Paris online driving holiday planner.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. September in Paris sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, thencontemplate the long history of Grand Place, thenget a sense of history and politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), and finally admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), thensee the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally see the interesting displays at Atomium.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Brussels trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Brussels, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, thenexplore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, walk around Vondelpark, thenadmire the masterpieces at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam route tool.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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