17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
2
Ghent, Belgium
— 4 nights
3
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
5
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights

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, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, walk around Vondelpark, and explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam tour builder.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Amsterdam is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 4 hours. In September, Amsterdam is slightly colder than Rio de Janeiro - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Ghent.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

4
nights
Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ghent: Menin Gate Memorial (in Ieper (Ypres)) and Bruges (Historic Centre of Brugge, Minnewater Lake, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Gravensteen, don't miss a visit to Ghent City Center, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Bavo's Cathedral.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ghent travel route planning site.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Ghent in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bruges, Menin Gate Memorial
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Menin Gate Memorial ©
Menin Gate Memorial
The Markt ©
The Markt
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

2
nights
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock, stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, make a trip to Barrio Grund, thenget to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Luxembourg City trip planner.

You can drive from Ghent to Luxembourg City in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Luxembourg City can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche
Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Hofkirche, Lion Monument, &more) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich online tour planner.

Fly from Luxembourg City to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Zurich, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, walk around English Garden, make a trip to Marienplatz, and admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Munich trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Zurich to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Munich are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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