5 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Drive to Folkestone, Train to Calais-Fréthun, Drive to Amiens
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Amiens, France
— 1 night
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Hautvillers, France
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Reims, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 1 night
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
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Dunkirk, France
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Amiens, France — 1 night

City of Canals

Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Delirium Cafe as well as Au Fut et a mesure. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): make a trip to Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, get engrossed in the history at Maison de Jules Verne, then get a taste of local nightlife at Au Fut et a mesure, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Delirium Cafe.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Amiens online trip itinerary builder.

London, UK to Amiens is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also do a combination of car and train; or drive. Traveling from London to Amiens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sun) before leaving for Hautvillers.
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Hautvillers, France

Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye Saint-Pierre d'Hautvillers.

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Getting from Amiens to Hautvillers by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Hautvillers can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Reims.
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Reims, France — 1 night

City of Kings

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Le Dropkick Bar Reims as well as Au Fut et a Mesure. On the 6th (Sun), join in the after-dark buzz at Au Fut et a Mesure and then attend a concert at Le Dropkick Bar Reims.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Reims trip planning site.

You can drive from Hautvillers to Reims in an hour. In November, daytime highs in Reims are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Mon) before leaving for Antwerp.
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Antwerp, Belgium — 1 night

Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Beerlovers Bar as well as Cafe Pardaf. On the 7th (Mon), see the interesting displays at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, then admire the landmark architecture of Antwerpen-Centraal, then get a taste of local nightlife at Cafe Pardaf, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Beerlovers Bar.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Antwerp journey planning tool.

Fly from Reims to Antwerp in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bruges.
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Bruges, Belgium — 1 night

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Your list of things to see and do now includes 2be Beer Wall, 't Poatersgat, Le Trappiste, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): get a taste of local nightlife at 2be Beer Wall, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then join in the after-dark buzz at Le Trappiste, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at 't Poatersgat.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bruges trip planning tool.

Drive from Antwerp to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Bruges sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Dunkirk.
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Dunkirk, France

Dunkirk is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. You've now added Musee Dunkerque 1940 - Operation Dynamo to your itinerary. On the 9th (Wed), learn about all things military at Musee Dunkerque 1940 - Operation Dynamo.

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You can drive from Bruges to Dunkirk in 1.5 hours. November in Dunkirk sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.
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