18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Surabaya, Indonesia
+3
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
Nice, France
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
2
Cannes, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Lyon, France
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
6
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
7
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Surabaya, Indonesia

1
night
Nice, France

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 11th (Wed), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Marineland and then look for gifts at VinAzur - Vins de provence. Keep things going the next day: put a fun spin on your tour with 1,2,3 CAT, then make a trip to Place Massena, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Game Over.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice travel route planning tool.

Surabaya, Indonesia to Nice is an approximately 24- hour combination of train, bus, and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Surabaya to Nice, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Surabaya in December, expect Nice to be much colder, temps between 17°C and 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Cannes.

Things to do in Nice

Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Marineland, VinAzur - Vins de provence
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Marineland ©
Marineland
1,2,3 CAT ©
1,2,3 CAT

2
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
On the 13th (Fri), head off the coast to Lérins Islands and then have some family-friendly fun at Gobabygym. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Riviera Nature, take in the awesome beauty at Mont Vinaigre, and then let little ones run wild at Total Xscape.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cannes online trip maker.

You can take a train from Nice to Cannes in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Cannes are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Cannes

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mont Vinaigre, Riviera Nature, Gobabygym, Total Xscape
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Total Xscape ©
Total Xscape
Riviera Nature ©
Riviera Nature

2
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 15th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva and then get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Portes du Soleil, then don't miss a visit to Palais des Nations, Genève, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Geneva trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Cannes to Geneva in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, tram, and train; or drive. In December, Geneva is little chillier than Cannes - with highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Portes du Soleil
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
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Portes du Soleil ©
Portes du Soleil

1
night
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
On the 17th (Tue), admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, enjoy some diversion at KIMEO / Ecole de Parkour, then stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, and finally test your team's savvy at DreamAway Lyon.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lyon holiday maker tool.

Getting from Geneva to Lyon by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Lyon, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Fun & Games Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

KIMEO / Ecole de Parkour
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KIMEO / Ecole de Parkour ©
KIMEO / Ecole de Parkour
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or

3
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.
Family-friendly places like The Paris Catacombs and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, have some family-friendly fun at Wildness, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews and more tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Paris takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and flight; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Room Escape Games

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mini-Europe and Atomium. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Bruges (Stadhuis, The Markt, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center, and have some family-friendly fun at VirtualRoom - Virtual Reality Brussels.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels trip builder tool.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Brussels, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Bruges
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Escape Prod - Escape Rooms Brussels ©
Escape Prod - Escape Rooms Brussels
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake

4
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.
Kids will enjoy ARTIS and NEMO Science Museum. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
ARTIS ©
ARTIS
NEMO Science Museum ©
NEMO Science Museum

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