17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe attractions planner

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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin trip builder site.

Edinburgh, UK to Berlin is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Berlin due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 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'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Keukenhof (in Lisse) and Frans Hals Museum (in Haarlem). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, take a stroll through The Jordaan, and explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip maker.

You can fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to The Hague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

The Hague, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Judicial Capital of the World

Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
On the 9th (Sat), explore the galleries of Madurodam and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, then admire the landmark architecture of Euromast, then see the interesting displays at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), and finally ponder the world of politics at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights).

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our The Hague trip builder tool.

Drive from Amsterdam to The Hague in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in The Hague, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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 11th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, don't miss a visit to The Markt, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bruges online tour builder.

Getting from The Hague to Bruges by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Paris, France

— 2 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.
On the 12th (Tue), walk around Luxembourg Gardens, then admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip planning website.

You can take a train from Bruges to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. April in Paris sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

London, United Kingdom

— 4 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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament, admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, and don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read London vacation planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in London can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours