16 days in South America & Europe Itinerary

16 days in South America & Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights
2
Basel, Switzerland
— 1 night
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
4
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
6
Paris, France
— 4 nights

3
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sugarloaf Mountain and Praia de Ipanema. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Grumari, don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro trip maker tool.

Brasilia to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Brasilia in September: highs in Rio de Janeiro hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Basel.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain

1
night
Basel, Switzerland

Basel ©
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Pfalz, thencontemplate the long history of Basel Minster, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tierpark Lange Erlen, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Basel.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Basel trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Basel by flight takes about 17 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Basel, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September; daily highs in Basel reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Basel

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
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Tierpark Lange Erlen ©
Tierpark Lange Erlen
Zoo Basel ©
Zoo Basel
Basel Minster ©
Basel Minster

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.
Family-friendly places like Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Gemeenlandshuis van Delfland (in Delft) and Zandmotor (in The Hague). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and get curious at NEMO Science Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam journey site.

Getting from Basel to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. September in Amsterdam sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Gemeenlandshuis van Delfland, Zandmotor
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
ARTIS ©
ARTIS
NEMO Science Museum ©
NEMO Science Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, don't miss a visit to The Markt, thenexamine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and finally look for gifts at Carpentier-Goegebeuer. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Oude Griffie, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, thentake in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, thenexplore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, and finally admire the striking features of Stadhuis.

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Getting from Amsterdam to Bruges by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Bruges are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, make a trip to Atomium, and then examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), admire the masterpieces at Magritte Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and finally don't miss a visit to Grand Place.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels road trip website.

Getting from Bruges to Brussels by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Brussels, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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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.
Bring the kids along to Louvre Museum and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Pierre de Montmartre.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Paris travel app.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Jardin d'Acclimatation ©
Jardin d'Acclimatation

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