18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip maker

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Stuttgart, Germany
Drive
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Wurzburg, Germany
Drive
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Dortmund, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Bremen, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Groningen, The Netherlands
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive
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Antwerp, Belgium
Drive
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
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Dunkirk, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Calais, France
— 1 day
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Dover, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic

— 1 night

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
On the 1st (Tue), get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Prague tour itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major aiports are Václav Havel Airport Prague, Brno-Tuřany Airport and Ostrava Leos Janáček Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Vienna, Austria

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the striking features of State Hall of the Austrian National Library and then don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna planner.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In June in Vienna, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites

Salzburg, Austria

— 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, admire the sheer force of Gollinger Wasserfall, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lammerklamm, and finally appreciate the views at Bluntautal Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Franziskanerkirche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church), then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Salzburg travel route planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Munich, Germany

— 1 night

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.
On the 4th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Old Town Hall and then admire the striking features of BMW Headquarters.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Munich trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Munich

Museums

Stuttgart, Germany

Cradle of the Automobile

Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
On the 5th (Sat), get outside with Barensee and then make a trip to Fernsehturm Stuttgart.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Stuttgart trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Munich to Stuttgart in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Outdoors

Wurzburg, Germany

Pearl of the Romantic Road

Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
On the 5th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Wurzburg trip planner.

Getting from Stuttgart to Wurzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Frankfurt, Germany

— 1 night

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): ponder the design of Fountain of Justice, don't miss a visit to Roemerberg, and then admire the landmark architecture of Romer.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Frankfurt day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Wurzburg to Frankfurt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Frankfurt can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dortmund.

Dortmund, Germany

— 1 night

Green Metropolis

Though its major passion may be soccer, Dortmund offers visitors more than just historical sports venues.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Museum fur Kunst und Kulturgeschichte and then take an in-depth tour of Mahn- und Gedenkstatte Steinwache.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Dortmund trip maker app.

You can drive from Frankfurt to Dortmund in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Frankfurt in June, expect nights in Dortmund to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bremen.

Things to do in Dortmund

Museums

Bremen, Germany

— 1 night

Short-Way City

A rather long and narrow city spread along both sides of the Weser River, Bremen has more than a thousand years of history.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Botanika, stroll around Rhododendronpark Bremen, ponder the world of politics at Bremer Rathaus, get to know the fascinating history of Historische Altstadt, then don't miss a visit to Marktplatz, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museen Boettcherstrasse.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bremen trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Dortmund to Bremen in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Groningen.

Things to do in Bremen

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Groningen, The Netherlands

On the 8th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Martinitoren.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Groningen trip planner.

You can drive from Bremen to Groningen in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Groningen can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Amsterdam.
Highlights from your trip

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 8th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Portuguese Synagogue, then contemplate the waterfront views at The Amstel, and then examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip planner.

Getting from Groningen to Amsterdam by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): make a trip to Rotterdam Centraal Station and then get in on the family fun at Theme Park Plaswijckpark.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rotterdam trip planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Rotterdam by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Rotterdam can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Antwerp.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

Antwerp, Belgium

Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, admire the landmark architecture of Carolus Borromeus Church, then appreciate the history behind Brabo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Antwerp vacation planner.

You can drive from Rotterdam to Antwerp in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Antwerp can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Antwerp

Tours · Historic Sites

Brussels, Belgium

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Serres Royales De Laeken.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Brussels day trip website.

You can drive from Antwerp to Brussels in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Antwerp in June: highs in Brussels hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Bruges, Belgium

— 1 night

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 11th (Fri), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, make a trip to The Markt, then hike along Bruges Art Route, then stroll around Minnewaterpark, and finally explore the activities along Minnewater Lake.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bruges online itinerary planner.

Drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Bruges sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Dunkirk.

Things to do in Bruges

Parks · Tours · Nature · Outdoors

Dunkirk, France

— 1 night
Dunkirk is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): get outside with Mer Et Rencontre, admire the landmark architecture of Mairie de Dunkerque, take an in-depth tour of Musee Dunkerque 1940 - Operation Dynamo, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint-Éloi Church, then don't miss a visit to Belfry of Dunkirk, and finally stroll through Plage de Malo-les-Bains.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dunkirk trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Dunkirk takes 1.5 hours. In June in Dunkirk, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Calais.

Things to do in Dunkirk

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches · Museums

Calais, France

— 1 day

Gate to the North

Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
On the 13th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at The Burghers of Calais, enjoy the sea views from Phare de Calais, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre-Dame, then contemplate the long history of Tour du Guet, then see the interesting displays at Musée de la Guerre de Calais, and finally examine the collection at La Cite De La Dentelle Et De La Mode De Calais.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Calais holiday builder.

You can drive from Dunkirk to Calais in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Calais are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Dover.

Things to do in Calais

Historic Sites · Museums

Dover, United Kingdom

— 1 night
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dover trip maker website.

Traveling by train from Calais to Dover takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus; or ride a ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Calais to Dover. You'll set off for London on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in Dover

Nightlife · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

London, United Kingdom

— 3 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Paultons Park and Westminster. Visiting Thames River and Hampstead Heath will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, stroll around Regent's Park, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and contemplate the long history of Old Royal Naval College.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our London travel planning tool.

You can drive from Dover to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in London can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

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