15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Basel, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Reims, France
— 1 night
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Koksijde, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Wuppertal, Germany
— 2 nights
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Basel, Switzerland — 1 night

Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): stop by Laderach Chocolatier Marktplatz, then make a trip to Town Hall, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Basel.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Basel trip maker website.

Innsbruck, Austria to Basel is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Reims.
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Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Shopping

Reims, France — 1 night

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Basilique Saint-Remi, contemplate the long history of Palais du Tau, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Reims day trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Basel to Reims in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Reims can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Koksijde.
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Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Koksijde, Belgium — 4 nights

Koksijde is a town and a municipality in Belgium. Kids will enjoy Menin Gate Memorial and Haasje over. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Koksijde: Ieper (Ypres) (Saint Martin's Cathedral & In Flanders Fields Museum), Albert I Promenade (in Ostend) and SEA LIFE Blankenberge (in Blankenberge). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at De Panne Beach, explore the striking landscape at Duin De Hoge Blekker, get a new perspective on nature at MuseOs, and admire the masterpieces at Museum Paul Delvaux.

Discover how to plan a Koksijde trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Reims to Koksijde in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Reims in July, expect nights in Koksijde to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.
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Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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Brussels, Belgium — 1 night

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Grand Place, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, explore the galleries of Atomium, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of Laeken, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Koksijde to Brussels takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Brussels, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Utrecht.
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Historic Sites · Museums

Utrecht, The Netherlands — 4 nights

As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Kids will enjoy Efteling and Room Escape Games. Venture out of the city with trips to Reptile House De Aarde Breda (in Breda) and Safaripark Beekse Bergen (in Hilvarenbeek). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Canals area, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, make a trip to Weerdsluis, and see the interesting displays at Museum Speelklok.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Utrecht tour planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Utrecht takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Utrecht can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Wuppertal.
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Wuppertal, Germany — 2 nights

Though its origins date to the 12th century, Wuppertal has been at the forefront of technological development since the German Empire.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Movie Park Germany. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen, then browse the different shops at Ruhr Park, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Nordbahntrasse, and finally get to know the resident critters at Zoo Wuppertal.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Wuppertal online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Utrecht to Wuppertal by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. On the 11th (Thu), you're off to home.
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Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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