12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights

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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 15th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, walk around Vondelpark, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary tool.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Amsterdam is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Dammam to Amsterdam, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dammam in August, things will get cooler in Amsterdam: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
ARTIS ©
ARTIS
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

1
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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
On the 17th (Sat), admire the striking features of Stadhuis, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then admire the landmark architecture of Belfry of Bruges, then contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, and finally make a trip to The Markt.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Bruges trip itinerary site.

Getting from Amsterdam to Bruges by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August in Bruges, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature
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Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake
The Markt ©
The Markt
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

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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.
On the 18th (Sun), get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, then see the interesting displays at Atomium, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Grand Place, then pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and then get to know the resident critters at Pairi Daiza.

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You can drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
Pairi Daiza ©
Pairi Daiza
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then stroll around Luxembourg Gardens. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and finally wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Paris journey maker site.

Take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Brussels in August, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Paris

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Casemates du Bock and then stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City sightseeing planner.

Take a train from Paris to Luxembourg City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Luxembourg City are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial ©
Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial
Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock

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Berlin, Germany

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Berlin, pause for some photo ops at Victory Column (Siegessaule), then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and finally pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Berlin trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Luxembourg City to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours · Museums
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Walking tours
Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
Victory Column (Siegessaule) ©
Victory Column (Siegessaule)

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