18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Fly
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Drive
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Rome is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Rome, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Rome when traveling from Singapore in August, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can take a train to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence driving holiday tool.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in August, plan for little chillier nights in Florence, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 1 night

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the striking features of Doge's Palace.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 1 night

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): examine the collection at Munich Residenz and then engage your brain at Deutsches Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Munich trip app.

You can fly from Venice to Munich in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Venice in August, things will get slightly colder in Munich: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 3 nights

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and then explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Berlin, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, then appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, and finally steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin online road trip planner.

Fly from Munich to Berlin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam, and walk around Vondelpark.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam journey site.

You can fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 1 night

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, then make a trip to Grand Place, and finally appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, then see the interesting displays at Atomium, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Brussels trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In August in Brussels, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Bruges.
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Bruges, Belgium — 3 nights

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Explore Bruges' surroundings by going to Ghent (Graslei and Korenlei, Gravensteen, &more). There's much more to do: make a trip to The Markt, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Bruges journey maker site.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bruges are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 3:

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.
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The Netherlands travel guide

4.3
Art Museums · History Museums · Specialty Museums
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.
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Belgium travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
A small country packing a big punch in terms of tourist attractions, Belgium sits at the crossroads of Western Europe, its cities soaked in history and famed for their lively arts, fashion, and dining scenes. Although it advertises itself simply as "A Food Lover's Dream," this country of just 11 million people boasts a rich architectural heritage, world-famous breweries, pristine natural areas, and touching memorials marking major battlegrounds from both World War I and World War II. Put the country's elegant cities of Brussels and Bruges at the top of your itinerary, but don't forget that Belgium's less-explored countryside offers dense forests, rolling hills, and lush valleys.
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