16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Curitiba, Brazil
Fly + Drive:  25 h
1
Balingen, Germany
— 5 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
2
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Bus:  2 h 45 min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  17 h
End: Curitiba, Brazil

5
nights
Balingen, Germany

Balingen ©
Balingen is a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, capital of the district of Zollernalbkreis. Step out of the city life by going to Golfclub Schloss Weitenburg and Donauversickerung. Visit Burgruine Zavelstein and Sigmaringen Castle for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Balingen side-trips: Alpirsbach Monastery (in Alpirsbach), Schwarzwalder Freilichtmuseum Vogtsbauernhof (in Gutach im Schwarzwald) and Triberger Waterfall (in Triberg). There's much more to do: trek along Wasserfallsteig, test your team's savvy at escapeArea, contemplate the waterfront views at Donauquelle, and explore the historical opulence of Burg Hohenzollern.

For ratings and tourist information, go to the Balingen trip builder website.

Curitiba, Brazil to Balingen is an approximately 21.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. While traveling from Curitiba, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Balingen, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Balingen

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sigmaringen Castle, Barenhohle Sonnenbuhl, Wasserfallsteig, Golfclub Schloss Weitenburg, Lichtenstein Castle
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Triberger Waterfall ©
Triberger Waterfall
Burgruine Zavelstein ©
Burgruine Zavelstein
Burg Hohenzollern ©
Burg Hohenzollern

1
night
Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Bournemouth ©
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle, then explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bournemouth Beach. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, then steep yourself in history at Wilton House, and then kick back and relax at Weymouth Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bournemouth trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Balingen to Bournemouth takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Balingen in July; daily highs in Bournemouth reach 26°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Weymouth Beach, Corfe Castle, Lulworth Cove, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Wilton House
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Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
Wilton House ©
Wilton House

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): race across the water with a speed boat tour, then don't miss a visit to Tower of London, then take a stroll through Hampstead, and finally contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Chiswick and then see a show at South Bank.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the London online visit planner.

Traveling by train from Bournemouth to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nightlife
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Hampstead ©
Hampstead
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower of London ©
Tower of London

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 5th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, then wander the streets of The Jordaan, and finally take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at ARTIS and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Westerkerk.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip maker.

Getting from London to Amsterdam by combination of train and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
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ARTIS ©
ARTIS
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

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.
On the 7th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, then wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and finally head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Le Marais and then wander the streets of Montmartre.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Paris holiday planning website.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in July: highs in Paris hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

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