26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— Few hours
2
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— Few hours
4
Den Bosch, The Netherlands
— 1 night
5
Chambord, France
— 3 nights
6
Chenonceaux, France
— 1 night
7
Fontainebleau, France
— 2 nights
8
Paris, France
— 2 nights
9
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
10
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
11
Antwerp, Belgium
— 3 nights
12
Amboise, France
— 2 nights
13
Den Bosch, The Netherlands
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam driving holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Mexico, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Historic Sites Museums
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Begijnhof ©
Begijnhof

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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.
Let the collections at National Gallery and Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Westminster Abbey and Churchill War Rooms. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Tower of London, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Harrods, and explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum.

To plan London vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to London takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in London are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
On the 8th (Tue), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam road trip tool.

Getting from London to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Amsterdam is 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Den Bosch.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Breweries & Distilleries
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Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience

1
night
Den Bosch, The Netherlands

Den Bosch
The fortified city of Den Bosch impresses with its well-preserved 16th- and 17th-century architecture.
To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Den Bosch trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Den Bosch takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Den Bosch, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 9th (Wed), you'll travel to Chambord.

Things to do in Den Bosch

Fun & Games Parks Museums
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Chambord, France

Chambord ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): look for gifts at L'epicerie d'Arlette. Here are some ideas for day two: savor the flavors at Domaine du Croc du Merle, thenstep into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chambord, thensee the interesting displays at Maison de La Loire, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint-Louis de Chambord.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Chambord day trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Den Bosch to Chambord. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Chenonceaux.

Things to do in Chambord

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Maison de La Loire, Chateau of Chateaudun, L'epicerie d'Arlette, Chateau de Villesavin, Domaine du Croc du Merle
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Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord
Domaine du Croc du Merle ©
Domaine du Croc du Merle
Maison de La Loire ©
Maison de La Loire

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Chenonceaux, France

Chenonceaux ©
Situated in the valley of the river Cher within the tributary of the Loire, Chenonceaux has a unique location in the Touraine-Chenonceaux wine-growing area.
On the 12th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Chateau de Chenonceau, thenstep into the grandiose world of Chateau de Loches, and then stop by La Balade des Fromages. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of chateau Montpoupon, learn about winemaking at Troglo Degusto, and then contemplate the long history of Chateau de Fougeres-sur-Bievre.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Chenonceaux trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chambord to Chenonceaux takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Chenonceaux, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fontainebleau.

Things to do in Chenonceaux

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Chateau de Loches, Troglo Degusto, La Balade des Fromages, Chateau de Fougeres-sur-Bievre, chateau Montpoupon
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Troglo Degusto ©
Troglo Degusto
Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau
Chateau de Loches ©
Chateau de Loches

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Fontainebleau, France

Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau is a commune in the metropolitan area of Paris, France. On the 14th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Chateau de Fontainebleau, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, thenlook for gifts at Pimentine, and finally wander the streets of Moret-sur-Loing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Louis de Fontainebleau, thencontemplate the long history of Chateau de Rosa Bonheur, thenget into the urban bustle at L'Empreinte, and finally view the masterpieces at Musee intercommunal d'Etampes.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Fontainebleau trip planner.

You can drive from Chenonceaux to Fontainebleau in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Fontainebleau

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Musee intercommunal d'Etampes, Pimentine, Moret-sur-Loing, Chateau de Rosa Bonheur, Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
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Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte ©
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Moret-sur-Loing ©
Moret-sur-Loing

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, thenappreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris holiday planner.

Getting from Fontainebleau to Paris by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In October, daily temperatures in Paris can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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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 (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), thencontemplate the long history of Grand Place, and then examine the collection at Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate (Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, thentake a stroll through Place St. Gery, and finally make a trip to Atomium.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in October, plan for little chillier days in Brussels, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique

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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 20th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen, go for a walk through Walplein, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, thenexamine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and then stop by The Chocolate Line Bruges.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bruges travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Bruges are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Gravensteen
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
On the 21st (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Antwerpen-Centraal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt, examine the collection at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, thenview the masterpieces at Museum De Reede, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady, and finally stop by Pierre Marcolini.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Antwerp tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Bruges to Antwerp in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Antwerp are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Amboise.

Things to do in Antwerp

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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Museum De Reede ©
Museum De Reede
Cathedral of Our Lady ©
Cathedral of Our Lady
Rubens House (Rubenshuis) ©
Rubens House (Rubenshuis)

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Amboise, France

Amboise
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, explore the historical opulence of Chateau Royal d'Amboise, and then explore the galleries of Eglise Saint-Florentin. Here are some ideas for day two: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, thenstep into the grandiose world of Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, and then learn about winemaking at Plou Et Fils.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Amboise online route builder.

Drive from Antwerp to Amboise in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Den Bosch.

Things to do in Amboise

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Domaine Thierry Cosme, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, Domaine de La Croix Melier
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 26:
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Chateau Royal d'Amboise ©
Chateau Royal d'Amboise
Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire ©
Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands

Den Bosch ©
On the 27th (Sun), make a trip to Grote Kerk Den Bosch, thenget engrossed in the history at Noordbrabants Museum, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Dom Tower, and finally admire the striking features of St. John's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Nederlands Openluchtmuseum and then steep yourself in history at De Wonderlijke Klim.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Den Bosch tour itinerary website.

Explore your travel options from Amboise to Den Bosch with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Den Bosch

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Dom Tower, Airborne Cemetery, Nederlands Openluchtmuseum
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:
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St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral
Airborne Cemetery ©
Airborne Cemetery
Nederlands Openluchtmuseum ©
Nederlands Openluchtmuseum

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