18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 5 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
4
Frankfurt, Germany
— 4 nights

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: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Hanoi, Vietnam to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. 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

Palace of Versailles, Fondation Claude Monet
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, and pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels road trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Paris, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ©
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique

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 where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam trip tool.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; 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 much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, snap pictures at Iron Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of Romer, and learn more about the world around you at Senckenberg Natural History Museum (Naturmuseum Senckenberg).

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Frankfurt travel website.

Do a combination of flight and train from Amsterdam to Frankfurt in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Amsterdam in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Frankfurt, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wurzburg, Heidelberg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
St. Kilian Cathedral ©
St. Kilian Cathedral

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