17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Natal, Brazil
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Natal, Brazil


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4
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the London road trip planner .

Natal, Brazil to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. Traveling from Natal to London, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Natal in May, expect London to be colder, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

1
night
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 5th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner .

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

2
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.
On the 7th (Tue), appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, contemplate the long history of Grand Place, don't miss a visit to Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, then see the interesting displays at MIM - Musical Instruments Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Atomium. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise des Carmes, then see the interesting displays at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, then buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Brussels online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In May in Brussels, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium ©

2
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, appreciate the extensive heritage of Walplein, then sample the tasty concoctions at De Halve Maan Brewery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally make a trip to The Markt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, then explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, then enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Bruges online road trip planner .

Drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daytime highs in Bruges are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
The Markt ©
The Markt
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

3
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, take a stroll through The Jordaan, and steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In May in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
When in Lisbon, make a side trip to see Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra, approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Belém Tower, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jeronimos Monastery, and steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planning website .

Fly from Amsterdam to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. In May, Lisbon is a bit warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Jeronimos Monastery ©
Jeronimos Monastery

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