10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 1 night
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Ghent, Belgium
— 1 day
Drive
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 1 night
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Versailles, France
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Metz, France
— 1 night
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Baden-Baden, Germany
— 1 night
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Heidelberg, Germany
— 1 night
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 1 night

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary planning app.

Beirut, Lebanon to Amsterdam is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Beirut to Amsterdam. Traveling from Beirut in July, expect Amsterdam to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 16°C. You will leave for Haarlem on the 3rd (Sun).
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Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Museums

Haarlem, The Netherlands

Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Haarlem trip planner.

Haarlem is very close to Amsterdam. In July, daytime highs in Haarlem are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you're off to Antwerp.
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Antwerp, Belgium — 1 night

Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): admire the striking features of Antwerpen-Centraal.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Antwerp visit site.

Traveling by train from Haarlem to Antwerp takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Antwerp are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Ghent.
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Ghent, Belgium — 1 day

Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Ghent Town Hall (Stadhuis), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Cathedral, then identify plant and animal life at Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve, and finally sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ghent trip itinerary site.

Getting from Antwerp to Ghent by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Antwerp in July, you will find days in Ghent are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 1 night

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 5th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Grand Place, get to know the fascinating history of Mont des Arts, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin du Petit Sablon, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden Kruidtuin, then don't miss a visit to Great Market Square (Grote Markt), and finally don't miss a visit to Groot Begijnhof. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, then delve into the lush surroundings at Sonian Forest, and finally stroll around Bois de la Cambre.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Brussels holiday planner.

You can drive from Ghent to Brussels in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Brussels, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 1 night

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 6th (Wed): admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Brussels in July, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Versailles.
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Historic Sites

Versailles, France

Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): don't miss a visit to La Galerie des Batailles, make a trip to The Hall of Mirrors, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Versailles journey planner.

Traveling by car from Paris to Versailles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Versailles can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Metz.
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Metz, France — 1 night

Located at the confluence of the Moselle and the Seille rivers bordering Luxembourg and Germany, Metz has a cultural confluence as well with a merging of its French and German heritage and military traditions.
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Traveling by car from Versailles to Metz takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Baden-Baden.
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Baden-Baden, Germany — 1 night

Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
On the 8th (Fri), try to win big at Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank, then get outside with Gertelbachwasserfaelle, and then take a memorable drive along Black Forest High Road.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Baden-Baden day trip planning site.

You can drive from Metz to Baden-Baden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Baden-Baden are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Heidelberg.
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Heidelberg, Germany — 1 night

A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): hike along Philosopher’s Walk.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Heidelberg road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Baden-Baden to Heidelberg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Heidelberg, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Frankfurt.
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Frankfurt, Germany — 1 day

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 11th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Fountain of Justice, examine the collection at Geldmuseum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Redeemer.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Frankfurt online route maker.

You can drive from Heidelberg to Frankfurt in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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