16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Thunder Bay, Canada
Fly:  21 h
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Thunder Bay, Canada

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Chapel Bridge & Mt Pilatus). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take an in-depth tour of Swiss National Museum, take a stroll through Old Town (Altstadt), and explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Zurich sightseeing planning website .

Thunder Bay, Canada to Zurich is an approximately 21-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Thunder Bay to Zurich. In September, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lucerne
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

4
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, admire the striking features of Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Paris online day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from Zurich to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Paris are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
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.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Grand Place, explore the galleries of Belgian Comic Strip Center, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and see the interesting displays at Atomium.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels trip builder site .

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe

5
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, wander the streets of Red Light District, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and see the top attractions with Flagship Amsterdam.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Amsterdam road trip planner.

You can take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You will leave for home on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

Similar Plans

18 days in Paris BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Europe BY A USER FROM BRAZIL February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 19 days in Paris BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in France, Italy & Switzerland BY A USER FROM CHINA November, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 32 days in Europe BY A USER FROM BRAZIL November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Paris BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Brussels BY A USER FROM GHANA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Zurich BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in London, Paris & Amsterdam BY A USER FROM BRAZIL April, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Brussels & Amsterdam BY A USER FROM CANADA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 28 days in Europe BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 20 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
See more plans