22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe sightseeing planner

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Lille, France
— 4 nights
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Reims, France
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 5 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, take a stroll through The Jordaan, have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum, and contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Venice, Italy to Amsterdam is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Venice in July, with highs in Amsterdam at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 2:

Brussels, Belgium

— 5 nights

Capital of Europe

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: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, examine the collection at Atomium, admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire, and find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels day trip website.

Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lille.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 7:

Lille, France

— 4 nights

Cultural Heart of Northern France

On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
Lille is known for fun & games, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille, see the interesting displays at LaM, Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne d'art contemporain et d'art brut, contemplate the waterfront views at Parc du Heron, and admire the architecture and history at VirtualRoom.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lille trip maker site.

Drive from Brussels to Lille in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Reims.

Things to do in Lille

Fun & Games · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 11:

Reims, France

— 2 nights

City of Kings

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Jardin d'Horticulture Pierre Schneiter, do a tasting at Budding, then get your game on at Oazis VR, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims. Keep things going the next day: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, don't miss a visit to Palais du Tau, and then examine the collection at Hotel Le Vergeur Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Reims vacation planner.

You can drive from Lille to Reims in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Lille in August since evenings lows in Reims dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Reims

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:

Paris, France

— 5 nights

City of Light

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, make a trip to Eiffel Tower, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paris day trip planning website.

You can take a train from Reims to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Paris when traveling from Reims in August, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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