17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
4
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
5
Valencia, Spain
— 3 nights

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Escape the urban bustle at Zandvoort aan Zee and Fishing Charters & Tours. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and take a stroll through The Jordaan.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam travel planner.

Vienna, Austria to Amsterdam is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Vienna in July: highs in Amsterdam hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zandvoort aan Zee
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

4
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.
Let the collections at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum capture your imagination. Escape the urban bustle at Minnewater Lake and Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Antwerp (Sunset Beach & Sint-Annastrand) and Bruges (Basilica of the Holy Blood & Belfry of Bruges). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and browse the exhibits of Atomium.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Brussels driving holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July in Brussels, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bruges, Antwerp, Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©

3
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.
Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay will appeal to museum buffs. Get outdoors at Île de la Cité and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, take a stroll through Montmartre, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip maker website.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. When traveling from Brussels in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Paris, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Paris

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

2
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 22nd (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, visit La Latina, and then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, thencontemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, thenwander the streets of Gran Via, and finally head outdoors with Picnic Madrid.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid online trip maker.

You can fly from Paris to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, Madrid is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Valencia.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

3
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Valencia Cathedral and Plaza de la Virgen. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias and La Lonja de la Seda. The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at Bioparc Valencia, take an in-depth tour of Centre Arqueològic de l'Almoina, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia, and explore the activities along Jardi del Turia.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Valencia day trip tool.

You can take a train from Madrid to Valencia in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in July, expect nights in Valencia to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral
La Lonja de la Seda ©
La Lonja de la Seda

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