9 days in Europe Itinerary

9 days in Europe Itinerary

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Antwerp, Belgium
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Brussels, Belgium
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Chalons-en-Champagne, France
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Orleans, France
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Bordeaux, France
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Bayonne, France
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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Valladolid, Spain
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Porto, Portugal
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Antwerp, Belgium

Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cathedral of Our Lady. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady, get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt, and then admire the striking features of Antwerpen-Centraal.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Antwerp travel route builder.

Hamburg, Germany to Antwerp is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. August in Antwerp sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites

Brussels, Belgium

— 1 night

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Parc du Cinquantenaire, Atomium, St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Brussels holiday maker website.

You can drive from Antwerp to Brussels in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Brussels sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Chalons-en-Champagne.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums

Chalons-en-Champagne, France

— 1 night
Châlons-en-Champagne is a city in France. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): make a splash at Oceanile and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame-en-Vaux.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Chalons-en-Champagne tour itinerary maker app.

Getting from Brussels to Chalons-en-Champagne by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Orleans.

Things to do in Chalons-en-Champagne

Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Orleans, France

— 1 night
Orléans is a city in north-central France, about 111km southwest of Paris. Your day by day itinerary now includes Chateau de Chambord as well as Chateau de Chenonceau. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orléans Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Hotel Groslot, then don't miss a visit to Place du Martroi, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chambord, and finally see the interesting displays at Chateau de Chenonceau.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Orleans route builder app.

Traveling by car from Chalons-en-Champagne to Orleans takes 3 hours. In August in Orleans, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to fly to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Bordeaux, France

— 1 night

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): don't miss a visit to The Water Mirror, then don't miss a visit to Place de la Bourse, and then admire the striking features of Tour Pey-Berland.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bordeaux trip planner.

You can fly from Orleans to Bordeaux in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bayonne.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites

Bayonne, France

— 1 night
Bayonne is a city and commune and one of the two sub-prefectures of the department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of south-western France. Your day by day itinerary now includes La Cote des Basques as well as Phare de Biarritz. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Phare de Biarritz, take some stellar pictures from Rocher de la Vierge, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium de Biarritz, then pause for some photo ops at Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at La Cote des Basques.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bayonne online trip maker.

You can drive from Bordeaux to Bayonne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Bayonne

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

— 1 night

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Parte Vieja as well as Monte Igueldo. On the 13th (Fri), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then visit Parte Vieja, and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Concha Beach. On the next day, snap pictures at Zurriolako zubia and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Igueldo.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Sebastian - Donostia travel planner.

Drive from Bayonne to San Sebastian - Donostia in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Valladolid.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Tours · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Valladolid, Spain

— 1 night

Land of Castles

A city of booming industry with a strong emphasis on leisure and cultural involvement, Valladolid is also known for its historical heritage and medieval feel.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor de Valladolid and then walk around Campo Grande.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Valladolid trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from San Sebastian - Donostia to Valladolid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. When traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Valladolid, with highs around 34°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Porto.

Things to do in Valladolid

Historic Sites · Parks

Porto, Portugal

— 1 night

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, then take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find out how to plan a trip to Porto, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Valladolid to Porto in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Valladolid to Porto, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Valladolid in August, you will find days in Porto are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Porto

Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours