31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
— 6 nights
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Epernay, France
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You've now added Anne Frank House to your itinerary. Family-friendly places like Van Gogh Museum and ARTIS will thrill your kids. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to The Hague (Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights) & Sea Life Scheveningen) and Delft (Markt & Beestenmarkt). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Amsterdam is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Brisbane to Amsterdam. Traveling from Brisbane in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Amsterdam, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bruges.
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Bruges, Belgium — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, admire the landmark architecture of Provinciaal Hof, then enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, then contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, and finally make a trip to The Markt. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Graslei and Korenlei, step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen, then make a trip to Ghent City Center, and finally snap pictures at St Michael's Bridge.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Bruges trip builder.

Getting from Amsterdam to Bruges by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In August in Bruges, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ieper (Ypres).
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Ieper (Ypres), Belgium — 6 nights

Wipers

Boasting remnants from the Middle Ages, the ancient city of Ieper in West Flanders offers attractions that are as historically significant as Ghent and Bruges, but with fewer crowds.
Bring the kids along to Menin Gate Memorial and Saint Julien Memorial. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ieper (Ypres): Koksijde (Haasje over & Museum Paul Delvaux), De Panne (De Panne Beach, Dumont Quarter, &more) and Veurne (Bakery Museum, Stadsbestuur van Veurne (Veurne) - Dienst Cultuur en Vrije Tijd, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Tyne Cot Cemetery, brush up on your military savvy at In Flanders Fields Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in the history at Hill 60.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Ieper (Ypres) trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Bruges to Ieper (Ypres) in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Ieper (Ypres), expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Epernay.
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Epernay, France — 2 nights

Capital of Champagne

Best known for its Champagne production, Épernay is a small town featuring several famous brands, including Moët & Chandon, that have been aged in the miles of tunneled cellars carved from chalk rock beneath the town.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): don't miss a visit to La Chocolaterie Thibaut, pause for some serene contemplation at Abbaye Saint-Pierre d'Hautvillers, then make a trip to Eglise Notre-Dame, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue de Champagne, and finally stop by Les Grands Vins de France. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Aisne Marne American Cemetery, then pause for some photo ops at Chateau-Thierry Monument, then take an in-depth tour of Maison de l'Amitie France Amerique, and finally get engrossed in the history at Memorial de Dormans 14-18.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Epernay road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ieper (Ypres) to Epernay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.
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Paris, France — 4 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to Louvre Museum and Eiffel Tower. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip planning site.

Drive from Epernay to Paris in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Epernay in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Paris, with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Glasgow.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Glasgow Tigers Speedway and Glasgow Science Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Glasgow: Stirling Castle (in Stirling) and Falkirk (Falkirk Wheel & The Kelpies & The Helix). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Strathblane Falconry, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, stroll around Kelvingrove Park, and see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Glasgow online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Paris to Glasgow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Glasgow due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Paris in August, with highs in Glasgow at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can fly to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 6 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Family-friendly places like Coca-Cola London Eye and Buckingham Palace will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens in Burford (about 1h 50 min away). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, stroll around Hyde Park, admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, and take an in-depth tour of The British Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Glasgow to London takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Glasgow in August: high temperatures in London hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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