21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

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Harwich, United Kingdom
— 1 day
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Delft, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Leiden, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
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Leuven, Belgium
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Oxford, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Drive to Memmingen Allgau Airport, Fly to Stockholm-Arlanda Airport, Drive to Solna
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Solna, Sweden
— 1 day
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Drive to Stockholm-Arlanda Airport, Fly to Frankfurt am Main Airport, Drive to Heidelberg
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Heidelberg, Germany
— 1 night
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Lausanne, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Harwich, United Kingdom

— 1 day
Harwich is a town in Essex, England and one of the Haven ports, located on the coast with the North Sea to the east. On the 4th (Sun), stroll through Dovercourt Bay Beach and then surround yourself with nature on Seal Watching Harwich.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Harwich holiday builder.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Harwich is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Delft.

Things to do in Harwich

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Delft, The Netherlands

— 1 night
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): don't miss a visit to City Hall, don't miss a visit to Parochie van de H.H. Maria en Ursula, don't miss a visit to Hot Spot Doelenplein Delft, don't miss a visit to Markt, then don't miss a visit to De Candelaer, and finally don't miss a visit to Saturday Flea Market.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Delft tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Harwich to Delft takes 5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Leiden.

Leiden, The Netherlands

— 1 night

Museum City

Located in the flower-growing district, Leiden has been called the most beautiful city in the Netherlands.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): walk around Leidse Hout Park, cool off at Duinrell Amusement Park, and then kick back and relax at Beach Wassenaarseslag.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Leiden trip planner.

Getting from Delft to Leiden by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Leiden are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Leiden

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Berlin, Germany

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie, then appreciate the history behind Victory Column (Siegessaule), then take an in-depth tour of Palace of Tears, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Berliner Dom.

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Getting from Leiden to Berlin by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Leuven.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites

Leuven, Belgium

The ancient city of Leuven supports an old Catholic university and offers interesting architecture, botanical gardens, and great breweries.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): make a trip to Great Market Square (Grote Markt).

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Leuven day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Leuven takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Zurich.

Zurich, Switzerland

— 1 night

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain, head outdoors with Hallenbad City, then stroll around Lindenhofplatz, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich road trip planning website.

Fly from Leuven to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Zurich, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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 10th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Panorama Mesdag, get to know the resident critters at Rotterdam Zoo, make a trip to Rotterdam Centraal Station, then examine the collection at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, and finally take in the views from Erasmus Bridge.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rotterdam trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from Zurich to Rotterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in July, expect nights in Rotterdam to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Oxford.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

Oxford, United Kingdom

— 1 night

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
On the 11th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum, see the interesting displays at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, then walk around Christ Church Meadow, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Oxford tour itinerary planning app.

Getting from Rotterdam to Oxford by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Rotterdam to Oxford, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Oxford when traveling from Rotterdam in July, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums · Tours · Parks

Cambridge, United Kingdom

— 1 night

City of Perspiring Dreams

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
On the 12th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Cambridge University Botanic Garden, then explore the activities along The River Cam, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, and finally gain insight at King's College, University of Cambridge.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cambridge trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Oxford to Cambridge by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Oxford in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Cambridge, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Cambridge

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

London, United Kingdom

— 2 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.
On the 13th (Tue), appreciate the history behind Bomber Command Memorial, take in panoramic vistas at Sky Garden, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, then race across the water with a speed boat tour, and finally explore the world behind art at The Courtauld Gallery. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Old Royal Naval College, then see the interesting displays at Cutty Sark, then stroll around Regent's Park, and finally wander the streets of Westminster.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip builder website.

Take a train from Cambridge to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 15th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Princes Street Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Greyfriars Kirk, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Grassmarket. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Calton Hill, then pick up some new knowledge with Lessons & Workshops, then take an in-depth tour of Surgeons' Hall Museums, and finally stroll around Holyrood Park.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh travel planner.

Getting from London to Edinburgh by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Edinburgh at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Classes

Munich, Germany

— 2 nights

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 17th (Sat), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Asamkirche, and then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, then see the interesting displays at BMW Museum, and then take in panoramic vistas at Olympic Tower.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Munich online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Munich takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Munich. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Edinburgh in July: highs in Munich hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Solna.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Solna, Sweden

— 1 day
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): get outside with Karlbergs slottspark motionsspar, admire the striking features of Drottningholm Palace, and then don't miss a visit to Aula Medica.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Munich to Solna. While traveling from Munich, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Solna, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Solna

Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Heidelberg, Germany

— 1 night

City of Romanticism

A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
On the 21st (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Schloss Heidelberg, snap pictures at Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge), then take a stroll through Altstadt (Old Town), and finally trek along Philosopher’s Walk.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Heidelberg route planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Solna to Heidelberg. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Solna in July: highs in Heidelberg hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lausanne.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Trails

Lausanne, Switzerland

— 1 night

Swiss San Francisco

Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): admire the striking features of Cathedrale de Lausanne, see the interesting displays at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), then take in the waterfront activity at Le Port d'Ouchy, and finally step aboard La Suisse - Belle Epoque - paddle steamboat.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lausanne trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Heidelberg to Lausanne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lausanne

Museums · Parks · 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 23rd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, make a trip to Pont Alexandre III, examine the collection at Musee de l'Orangerie, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Tuileries, and finally step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Le Trocadero et son esplanade, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then walk around Parc des Buttes-Chaumont, and finally don't miss a visit to Place des Vosges.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Paris attractions planner.

Take a train from Lausanne to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July in Paris, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Parks · Tours · Neighborhoods