9 days in Europe Itinerary

9 days in Europe Itinerary

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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 1 day
2
Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
4
Cologne, Germany
— 2 nights
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Tivoli Gardens has been added to your itinerary. On the 12th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid, visit Nyhavn, step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, then enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, and finally find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen online sightseeing planner.

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiport is Copenhagen Kastrup Airport. In October, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

2
nights
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
On the 13th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Planten un Blomen, examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, then have some family-friendly fun at Hamburg Dungeon, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at Townhall, explore the activities along Port of Hamburg, and then steep yourself in history at Alter Elbtunnel.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hamburg driving holiday app.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Hamburg in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Alter Elbtunnel ©
Alter Elbtunnel
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
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 15th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then walk around Vondelpark, and finally steep yourself in history at Anne Frank House. On your second day here, wander the streets of Red Light District, pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, then explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam vacation builder tool.

You can fly from Hamburg to Amsterdam in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cologne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): wander the streets of Konigsallee, look for gifts at Altstadt, take in panoramic vistas at Rheinturm, then make a trip to KolnTriangle, and finally take in the views from Hohenzollern Bridge. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Chocolate Museum, admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral, and then take an in-depth tour of Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum).

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cologne trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Cologne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Dusseldorf
Highlights from your plan
Chocolate Museum ©
Chocolate Museum
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral

2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, then walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and finally head off the coast to Île de la Cité.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

Traveling by train from Cologne to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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