18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train
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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom

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.
Attractions like Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens and Churchill War Rooms make great kid-friendly stops. When in London, make a side trip to see The Model Village in Bourton-on-the-Water, approximately Bourton-on-the-Water away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Tower of London, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds London, and explore the world behind art at Tate Modern.

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New York City, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in July, expect London to be slightly colder, temps between 73°F and 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

5
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Paris, France

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.
Family-friendly places like Louvre Museum and Palace of Versailles will thrill your kids. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & La Galerie des Batailles) and Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

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You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from London, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

3
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kids will enjoy Van Gogh Museum and ARTIS. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, and stroll around Vondelpark.

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Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

3
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Brussels, Belgium

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.
Kids will enjoy Grand Place and The Markt. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Church of Our Lady Bruges (in Bruges) and Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle) (in Ghent). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, explore the galleries of Atomium, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

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You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. July in Brussels sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, then make a trip to Tower of London, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

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You can take a train from Brussels to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites