43 days in Western Europe Itinerary

43 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 10 nights
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Cologne, Germany
— 10 nights
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Stuttgart, Germany
— 11 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 11 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 10 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague), museum Beelden aan Zee (in Scheveningen) and Delft (Old Church & Nieuwe Kerk). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and get to know the resident critters at ARTIS.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip builder app.

Singapore, Singapore to Amsterdam is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Amsterdam is minus 7 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 9°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Cologne.
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Cologne, Germany — 10 nights

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cologne: Museum Villa Erckens (in Grevenbroich), Frankfurt (Roemerberg & Stadel Museum) and Trier (Kornmarkt, Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), &more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Cologne Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig, get engrossed in the history at Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Domschatzkammer.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cologne trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Cologne in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Stuttgart.
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Stuttgart, Germany — 11 nights

Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Change things up with these side-trips from Stuttgart: Rothenburg (Schmiedgasse, Reichsstadtmuseum, &more), Gradierpavillon (in Bad Mergentheim) and Europa-Park (in Rust). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museum Frieder Burda, hit the slopes at Unterstmatt, admire the striking features of St. Kilian Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of Museum fur Franken.

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Traveling by train from Cologne to Stuttgart takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. January in Stuttgart sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 11 nights

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.
Explore Munich's surroundings by going to Nuremberg (Room Escape Games, St. Lorenz Church, &more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, explore the activities along English Garden, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Munich tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Stuttgart to Munich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Munich are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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