11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
3
Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights

2
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam, walk around Vondelpark, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Atlanta, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Amsterdam is 6 hours. Traveling from Atlanta in December, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around °F, while days are slightly colder, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Bruges is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Markt, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, get engrossed in the history at Folklore Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bruges route maker.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. December in Bruges sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Bruges

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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
The Markt ©
The Markt
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

1
night
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, thenadmire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cologne online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Cologne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, daytime highs in Cologne are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Cologne

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Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Wallraf-Richartz Museum ©
Wallraf-Richartz Museum

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Cologne to Paris by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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