23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 5 nights
3
Paris, France
— 5 nights
4
Milan, Italy
— 6 nights

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to The Amstel and Spiegelplas en Blijkpolderplas. Step off the beaten path and head to Zaanse Schans and The Jordaan. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk), Kroller-Muller Museum (in Otterlo) and Canals area (in Utrecht). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), engage your brain at Body Worlds, and explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam day trip planning tool.

Moscow, Russia to Amsterdam is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

World Heritage Kinderdijk, Zaanse Schans, Spiegelplas en Blijkpolderplas, Nederlands Openluchtmuseum, Duinreservaat Castricum
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Grand Place and Graslei and Korenlei. Explore hidden gems such as Ghent City Center and Gravensteen. Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Tyne Cot Cemetery (in Zonnebeke), Zandvoorde British Cemetery (in Zandvoorde) and Ieper (Ypres) (In Flanders Fields Museum & Menin Gate Memorial). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), get to know the fascinating history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, and steep yourself in history at Citadelle (Citadel).

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ghent, Antwerp, Ieper (Ypres), Citadelle (Citadel), Groot Begijnhof
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Tyne Cot Cemetery ©
Tyne Cot Cemetery
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center

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.
Get outdoors at Île de la Cité and Axo Plage. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Musee Rodin and Chateau de Fontainebleau. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Versailles (The Hall of Mirrors & Palace of Versailles) and Chateau of Coucy (in Coucy-le-Chateau-Auffrique). The adventure continues: visit Latin Quarter, take a stroll through Montmartre, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and shop like a local with Le Marais.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary builder tool.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. While traveling from Brussels, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Milan.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Axo Plage, Chateau of Coucy, Chateau de Fontainebleau
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

6
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Milano and Castello Sforzesco. Visit Spiaggia Tranquilla and Guree Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Spiaggia di Cerro (in Laveno-Mombello), Bergamo (La Citta Alta, Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, &more) and Riserva Naturale Val di Mello (in Val Masino). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Carlotta, take a stroll through Borgo Castell'Arquato, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Milan tour builder.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Milan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Milan: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Bergamo, Lake Maggiore, Tremezzina, Museo Casa Barezzi, Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
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La Citta Alta ©
La Citta Alta
Borgo Castell'Arquato ©
Borgo Castell'Arquato
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

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