10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dover, United Kingdom
— 1 night
2
Dunkirk, France
— Few hours
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
4
Brussels, Belgium
— Few hours
5
Cologne, Germany
— 2 nights
6
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— Few hours
7
Metz, France
— Few hours
8
Reims, France
— 1 night
9
Amiens, France
— 1 night
10
Canterbury, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
11
Hever, United Kingdom
— Few hours

1
night
Dover, United Kingdom

Dover ©
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Walmer Castle and Gardens.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dover trip builder tool.

Brandon to Dover is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dunkirk.

Things to do in Dover

Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Walmer Castle and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Walmer Castle and Gardens ©
Walmer Castle and Gardens

few
hours
Dunkirk, France

Dunkirk ©
Dunkirk is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Musee Dunkerque 1940 - Operation Dynamo.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Dunkirk journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Dover to Dunkirk takes 2 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dover to Dunkirk due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Dunkirk are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Dunkirk

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Musee Dunkerque 1940 - Operation Dynamo ©
Musee Dunkerque 1940 - Operation Dynamo

1
night
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, then enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, then examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to The Markt.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bruges trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Dunkirk to Bruges in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

few
hours
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.
To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 9th (Sun), you're off to Cologne.

Things to do in Brussels

Nightlife · Museums · Historic Sites

2
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): snap pictures at Hohenzollern Bridge and then admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Cologne day trip planning app.

Drive from Brussels to Cologne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Hohenzollern Bridge ©
Hohenzollern Bridge

few
hours
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.
On the 11th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, admire the landmark architecture of Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), and then step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal).

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Luxembourg City trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Cologne to Luxembourg City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Luxembourg City, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Metz.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche
Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame) ©

few
hours
Metz, France

Metz
Located at the confluence of the Moselle and the Seille rivers bordering Luxembourg and Germany, Metz has a cultural confluence as well with a merging of its French and German heritage and military traditions.
To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Metz online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Luxembourg City to Metz takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Metz sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 11th (Tue), you're off to Reims.

Things to do in Metz

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

1
night
Reims, France

Reims ©
Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
On the 12th (Wed), admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Reims tour planner.

Drive from Metz to Reims in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Metz in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Reims, with lows of 12°C. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Amiens.

Things to do in Reims

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims

1
night
Amiens, France

Amiens ©
Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Maison de Jules Verne.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Amiens online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Reims to Amiens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Amiens can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 13th (Thu), you're off to Canterbury.

Things to do in Amiens

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Maison de Jules Verne ©
Maison de Jules Verne

3
nights
Canterbury, United Kingdom

Canterbury ©
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Canterbury Cathedral and Rochester Cathedral. St. Augustine's Abbey and Christ Church Gate will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Kent Museum of Freemasonry.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Canterbury trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and train from Amiens to Canterbury takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. You'll set off for Hever on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Rochester Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Canterbury Cathedral ©
Canterbury Cathedral
Rochester Cathedral ©
Rochester Cathedral
St. Augustine's Abbey ©
St. Augustine's Abbey

few
hours
Hever, United Kingdom

Hever ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Ightham Mote and then explore the historical opulence of Hever Castle & Gardens.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hever trip app.

Drive from Canterbury to Hever in 1.5 hours. In August in Hever, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hever

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Ightham Mote
Highlights from your plan
Hever Castle & Gardens ©
Hever Castle & Gardens
Ightham Mote ©
Ightham Mote

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