11 days in Western Europe Itinerary

11 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Rouen, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

The Square Mile

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 12th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Somerset House, see the interesting displays at The London Film Museum - Covent Garden, examine the collection at Charles Dickens Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Southwark Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Saatchi Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): admire the striking features of Ightham Mote, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rochester Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Rochester Castle, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum of London Docklands.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip planner.

New York City, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Traveling from New York City in April, things will get a bit cooler in London: highs are around 56°F and lows about 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rouen.

Things to do in London

Side Trips

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Ightham Mote ©
Ightham Mote
Rochester Cathedral ©
Rochester Cathedral
Rochester Castle ©
Rochester Castle

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Rouen, France

Rouen ©

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Monumental, see the interesting displays at Musee Maison Pierre Corneille, then contemplate the long history of Le Bucher de Jeanne d'Arc, then see the interesting displays at Musee des Antiquites, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rouen tour builder app.

Getting from London to Rouen by combination of car and train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Rouen. In April, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

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Cimetiere Monumental ©
Cimetiere Monumental
Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours
Musee des Antiquites ©
Musee des Antiquites

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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

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 15th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Chateau of Vincennes, see the interesting displays at Musee des Arts Forains, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Natural History, admire the striking features of Luxembourg Palace, then examine the collection at Musee du Parfum - Fragonard, and finally get engrossed in the history at Memorial De La Shoah. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Hotel de Ville, then admire the masterpieces at Musee National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet, then catch a live event at Philippe-Chatrier Court, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris online vacation planner.

You can drive from Rouen to Paris in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. April in Paris sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

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Chateau of Vincennes ©
Chateau of Vincennes
Musee des Arts Forains ©
Musee des Arts Forains
Memorial De La Shoah ©
Memorial De La Shoah

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

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 (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Carolus Borromeus Church, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then get engrossed in the history at Art & History Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Mima. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Place St. Gery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Poelaert, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Gilles, explore the world behind art at Van Buuren Museum, then put a fun spin on your tour with Escape Prod - Escape Rooms Brussels, and finally admire the striking features of La Bourse de Bruxelles.

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Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 55°F by day to 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

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Art & History Museum ©
Art & History Museum
Carolus Borromeus Church ©
Carolus Borromeus Church
Van Buuren Museum ©
Van Buuren Museum

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

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 19th (Sun): examine the collection at Singer Laren Museum, Theatre and Sculpture Garden, see the interesting displays at Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum), and then enjoy the sand and surf at Strand Egmond aan Zee. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Foam - Photography Museum Amsterdam, examine the collection at The Cat Cabinet, see the interesting displays at Torture Museum, see the interesting displays at Amsterdam Tulip Museum, then get engrossed in the history at National Holocaust Museum in development, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Prostitution - Red Light Secrets.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. April in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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Strand Egmond aan Zee ©
Strand Egmond aan Zee
Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum) ©
Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)
Museum of Prostitution - Red Light Secrets ©

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 21st (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Zunfthaus zur Meisen, see the interesting displays at Augusto Giacometti Entrance Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wasserkirche, take a stroll through Schanzengraben Canal, then take a stroll through Lake Zurich, Eastern Bank, and finally head outdoors with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Zurich holiday builder.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Zurich in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April in Zurich, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 41°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Outdoors
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Zunfthaus zur Meisen ©
Zunfthaus zur Meisen
Schanzengraben Canal ©
Schanzengraben Canal
Lake Zurich, Eastern Bank ©
Lake Zurich, Eastern Bank

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