18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Positano, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights

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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 1st (Sat), examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) and then make a trip to Grand Place. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, see the interesting displays at Atomium, then have some family-friendly fun at VirtualRoom - Virtual Reality Brussels, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see reviews and other tourist information, read Brussels vacation maker site.

London, UK to Brussels is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Brussels. In August, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Highlights from your trip
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Theme Park
Mini-Europe
3.9
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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8

2
nights
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 3rd (Mon): walk around Vondelpark, then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam road trip website.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
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History Museum
Anne Frank House
4.4
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Art Museum
Rijksmuseum
4.6

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 5th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, then cool off at Hallenbad Altstetten, and then cool off at Swimming Pools Unter Letten.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Zurich are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Theme Parks · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Water Body
Lake Zurich
4.7
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Water Park
Hallenbad Altstetten
4.3

1
night
Munich, Germany

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Munich itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Science Museum
Deutsches Museum
4.2
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Water Body
English Garden
4.7
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Religious Site
St. Michael's Church
4.6

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
On the 7th (Fri), hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, and then explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, have fun and explore at ZOOM Kindermuseum, then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna journey website.

Traveling by car from Munich to Vienna takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Vienna when traveling from Munich in August, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
The Hofburg
4.6
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World heritage site
Schonbrunn Palace
4.6

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 9th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Punta della Dogana, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): take a memorable tour with Like a Venetian, explore the activities along Canal Grande, then contemplate the waterfront views at Riva del Carbon, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Riva dei Sette Martiri.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice online holiday planner.

Fly from Vienna to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Venice, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Like a Venetian
5.0
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Water Body
Canal Grande
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Pantheon, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, then contemplate the long history of Colosseum, and finally contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then get engrossed in the history at Welcome to Rome, and finally let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
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Fountain
Trevi Fountain
4.4
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World heritage site
Pantheon
4.8

2
nights
Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): cool off at Fornillo, then stroll through Spiaggia Grande, and then look for gifts at Ceramica Assunta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Marina di Praia Beach, then kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Capo di Conca, and finally kick back and relax at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Positano trip itinerary website.

Getting from Rome to Positano by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Positano are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Positano

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Beach
Fornillo
4.2

1
night
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): make a trip to Casa Batllo, then stroll around Parc Guell, and then get your game on at Virtua. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then have some family-friendly fun at Enigmik Escape Room, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Positano to Barcelona takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Positano in August, you will find days in Barcelona are a bit cooler (33°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Parc Guell
4.1
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World heritage site
Casa Batllo
4.6

2
nights
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.
On the 17th (Mon), admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: put a fun spin on your tour with THATLou, Treasure Hunt at the Louvre, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde, and finally wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Paris tour website.

Getting from Barcelona to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 29°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Historic Site
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

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