17 days in Western Europe Itinerary

17 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lille, France
— 2 nights
Fly
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Lyon, France
— 3 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train
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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Family-friendly places like Coca-Cola London Eye and Tower Bridge will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, stroll around Hyde Park, steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read London online holiday planner.

Edmonton, Canada to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to London is 7 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Amsterdam.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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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.
Bring the kids along to Van Gogh Museum and ARTIS. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis, make a trip to Leidseplein, and have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam route builder tool.

Traveling by flight from London to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lille.
Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods
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Lille, France — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille, make a trip to Grande Place, then get to know the resident critters at Lille Zoo, and finally take a stroll through Vieux-Lille. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Musée du Louvre-Lens, pause for some photo ops at Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy, and then see the interesting displays at LaM, Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne d'art contemporain et d'art brut.

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Drive from Amsterdam to Lille in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, daily temperatures in Lille can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Lyon.
Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Lyon, France — 3 nights

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.
Kids will enjoy Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation de l'Isere. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, get to know the fascinating history of Colline de Fourviere, and stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lyon visit planning website.

Traveling by flight from Lille to Lyon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Lille in July; daily highs in Lyon reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can fly to Paris.
Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Side Trip
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Paris, France — 3 nights

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.
Attractions like Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe make great kid-friendly stops. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, make a trip to Place de la Concorde, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Lyon to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lyon in July: highs in Paris hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to take a train to London.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Side Trip
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London, United Kingdom — 1 night

On the 31st (Sun), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

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Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Paris, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in London, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
Museums · Tours · Outdoors
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