18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Hanoi, Vietnam
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Frankfurt, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Hanoi, Vietnam

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, and explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Hanoi, Vietnam to Paris is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Paris are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Fondation Claude Monet, Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, and admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Brussels trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Paris, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then walk around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam trip tool.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Change things up with these side-trips from Frankfurt: Wurzburg (Würzburg Residence, St. Kilian Cathedral, &more) and Heidelberg (Altstadt (Old Town) & Schloss Heidelberg). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, snap pictures at Iron Bridge, contemplate the long history of Goethe House, and take in nature's colorful creations at Palmengarten.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Frankfurt takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Frankfurt, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wurzburg, Heidelberg
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Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg

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