20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Surabaya, Indonesia
Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  8 h
4
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Train:  8 h 15 min
5
St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23 h 15 min
End: Surabaya, Indonesia

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.
Attractions like ARTIS and NEMO Science Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam online vacation maker.

Surabaya, Indonesia to Amsterdam is an approximately 18.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Surabaya to Amsterdam is minus 6 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Surabaya in December: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 9°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

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

4
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 The Markt. Venture out of the city with trips to Bruges (Minnewater Lake, Stadhuis, &more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, explore the world behind art at Magritte Museum, see the interesting displays at Atomium, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels day trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2 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 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

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

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Paris Catacombs and Disneyland Paris. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, and get your game on at Wildness.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip maker site.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Step out of Zermatt with an excursion to Skigebiet Metsch in Lenk im Simmental--about 1h 50 min away. There's still lots to do: see the winter wonderland with Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, cruise along Gornergrat, enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, and hike along Murmelweg Wanderung.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Zermatt attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Paris to Zermatt takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Winter Sports Tours

Side Trip

Skigebiet Metsch
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School

1
night
St. Moritz, Switzerland

St. Moritz ©
St.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Bernina Pass, explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, and then enjoy some diversion at Olympia Bobrun. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Chesa Futura, cruise along Maloja Pass, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago del Cavloc, and finally explore the world behind art at Berry Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the St. Moritz sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to St. Moritz takes 8.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Bregaglia, Morteratsch Glacier, Bernina Pass
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Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Bernina Pass ©
Bernina Pass
Lago del Cavloc ©
Lago del Cavloc

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