8 days in Western Europe Itinerary

8 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Bremerhaven, Germany
— 2 nights
Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 1 night


Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

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 17th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam route planner.

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. In November, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Bremerhaven.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Bremerhaven, Germany

— 2 nights
Though often overshadowed by its larger and better-known neighbor of Bremen, Bremerhaven has its own distinct identity.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bremerhaven: Hafen Neuharlingersiel (in Neuharlingersiel), St. Martin Kirche (in Wangerland) and The Wadden Sea, Germany (in Norden). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Zwischenahner Meer, see the interesting displays at Deutsches Auswandererhaus, step aboard U-Boot Wilhelm Bauer, and enjoy breathtaking views from Viewing Platform SAIL City.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bremerhaven tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bremerhaven takes 4.5 hours. November in Bremerhaven sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Hamburg.

Things to do in Bremerhaven

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Hamburg, Germany

— 2 nights

Gateway to the World

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 20th (Wed), make a trip to Rathausmarkt.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hamburg trip planner.

Drive from Bremerhaven to Hamburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Hamburg sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can fly to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 1 night

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): stop by Nyhavn, get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens, and then don't miss a visit to Circle Bridge.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Copenhagen visit planner.

You can fly from Hamburg to Copenhagen in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. November in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites