15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Frankfurt, Germany
— Few hours
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
4
Essen, Germany
— 1 night
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— Few hours
6
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
7
Essen, Germany
— 3 nights
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— Few hours

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 13th (Fri), admire the striking features of Romer and then admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Frankfurt sightseeing planning tool.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Frankfurt is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Frankfurt is 4 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in March; daily highs in Frankfurt reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums
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Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Romer ©
Romer

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam day trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Frankfurt to Amsterdam in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
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 17th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, admire the landmark architecture of Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, thenmake a trip to Grand Place, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and then see the interesting displays at Atomium.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Brussels vacation builder site.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Essen.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

1
night
Essen, Germany

Essen
For centuries one of Germany's major coal and steel centers, Essen offers some of Germany's best shopping, religious sites, and historical atmosphere.
To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Essen tour builder website.

You can drive from Brussels to Essen in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. You'll set off for Zurich on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Essen

Nightlife Museums Parks
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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Loorenkopf Aussichtsturm and then pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip site.

Fly from Essen to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites
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Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster
Loorenkopf Aussichtsturm ©
Loorenkopf Aussichtsturm

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Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
When in Krakow, make a side trip to see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, approximately Oswiecim away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and examine the collection at Lost Souls Alley.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Krakow tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Krakow takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Zurich in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Krakow: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Essen.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

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Essen, Germany

Essen ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the sheer force of Botanischer Garten Grugapark, contemplate the long history of Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen, thenget your game on at Hespertalbahn Museumseisenbahn Essen, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museum Folkwang, admire the striking features of Villa Hugel, thenexplore the activities along Aasee, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muenster Cathedral (St. Paulus Dom).

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Essen trip website.

You can fly from Krakow to Essen in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Essen

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Muenster, Room Escape Games
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Botanischer Garten Grugapark ©
Botanischer Garten Grugapark
Room Escape Games
Museum Folkwang ©
Museum Folkwang

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif and then examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Essen to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites
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Madame Tussauds Amsterdam ©
Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
De Duif ©
De Duif

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