9 days in Europe Itinerary

9 days in Europe Itinerary

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Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— Few hours
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night

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Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 23rd (Sun), examine the collection at Chocolate Museum, snap pictures at Hohenzollern Bridge, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cologne trip itinerary tool.

Augsburg to Cologne is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Cologne are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Cologne

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Cologne Cathedral
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Chocolate Museum
3.8

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

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 24th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at De Nieuwe Kerk, then walk around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Cologne to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
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Must see
Anne Frank House
4.4
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Art Museum
Rijksmuseum
4.6

3
nights
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Rotterdam ©

Manhattan on the Maas

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rotterdam: Madurodam (in The Hague) and De Pier Scheveningen (in Scheveningen). There's still lots to do: ponder the world of politics at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), take in panoramic vistas at Euromast, make a trip to Rotterdam Centraal Station, and browse the different shops at Markthal.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rotterdam trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Rotterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rotterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

few
hours
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels

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.
To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Brussels trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rotterdam to Brussels takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 29th (Sat), you're off to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Brussels

1
night
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©

Gibraltar of the North

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.
On the 29th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), then get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Luxembourg City online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Luxembourg City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. August in Luxembourg City sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Romer, admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus). Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Main Tower, then take in nature's colorful creations at Palmengarten, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Johanniskirche, and finally admire the local landmark of Fountain of Justice.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Frankfurt trip planner.

Traveling by car from Luxembourg City to Frankfurt takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 31st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Art Museum
Stadel Museum
4.6
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Architectural Building
Romer
4.4
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Garden
Palmengarten
4.5

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