16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  9​h
1
Geneva, Switzerland
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Marseille, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
8
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Geneva trip itinerary builder .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Geneva is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Jeddah in August: high temperatures in Geneva hover around 30°C and lows are around 16°C. You will leave for Zurich on the 7th (Wed).

Things to do in Geneva

Nightlife Museums Parks
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2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Old Town and then make a splash at Swimming Pools Unter Letten.

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

You can fly from Geneva to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Old Town ©
Old Town

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

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 10th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, walk around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Zurich to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Atomium, explore the galleries of Belgian Comic Strip Center, and admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Brussels road trip planning website .

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe

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 15th (Thu): head off the coast to Île de la Cité, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

Planning Paris trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Brussels in August, you will find days in Paris are a bit warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Paul Cezanne’s Studio, steep yourself in history at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally explore the striking landscape at La Calanque de Figuerolles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): get outside with Route des Cretes, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Marseille trip itinerary maker tool .

Fly from Paris to Marseille in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in August, with highs in Marseille at 35°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

La Ciotat, Aix-en-Provence, Kayaking & Canoeing
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Route des Cretes ©
Route des Cretes
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

1
night
Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Prince's Palace and then try your luck at Casino of Monte-Carlo.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Monte-Carlo online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Marseille to Monte-Carlo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Marseille in August, you will find days in Monte-Carlo are little chillier (32°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Nice.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites

Side Trip

Prince's Palace
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Casino of Monte-Carlo ©
Casino of Monte-Carlo
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace

3
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Pierre & Paul and then make a trip to Massif de l'Esterel.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nice online day trip planner .

Nice is very close to Monte-Carlo. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Massif de l'Esterel, Eglise St Pierre & Paul
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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