19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
4
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
5
Metz, France
— 1 night
6
Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
7
Durbach, Germany
— 1 night
8
Heidelberg, Germany
— 1 day
9
Lohmar, Germany
— 4 nights
10
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night

4
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.
Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Begijnhofkapel. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague, Kunstmuseum Den Haag, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, examine the collection at Micropia, and contemplate the long history of Begijnhof.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam online journey planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Amsterdam is 6 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Philadelphia in May: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Hague, Zaanse Schans
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
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.
On the 27th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges, thenadmire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, thensteep yourself in history at Huis Boechoute, and finally take an in-depth tour of Gravensteen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sint-Walburgakerk, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Gravensteen
Find places to stay May 26 — 28:
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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

2
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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
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 29th (Fri): examine the collection at Atomium, admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, thencontemplate the long history of Grand Place, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Brussels online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Brussels sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 28 — 30:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

1
night
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Beaufort Castles, step into the grandiose world of Vianden Castle, thensteep yourself in history at Citadel of the Holy Spirit (Citadelle du St-Esprit), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame). On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Sandweiler German Military Cemetery, Luxembourg and then explore the historical opulence of Bourscheid Castle.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City day trip website.

Drive from Brussels to Luxembourg City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Luxembourg City can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Metz.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vianden Castle, Beaufort Castles, Sandweiler German Military Cemetery, Luxembourg, Bourscheid Castle
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Vianden Castle ©
Vianden Castle
Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame) ©
Beaufort Castles ©
Beaufort Castles

1
night
Metz, France

Metz ©
Located at the confluence of the Moselle and the Seille rivers bordering Luxembourg and Germany, Metz has a cultural confluence as well with a merging of its French and German heritage and military traditions.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Saint Pierre aux Nonnains Basilica and then steep yourself in history at Templar's Chapel.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Metz online holiday planner.

You can drive from Luxembourg City to Metz in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Mon) before leaving for Strasbourg.

Things to do in Metz

Historic Sites Spas Baths
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 1:
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Saint Pierre aux Nonnains Basilica ©
Saint Pierre aux Nonnains Basilica
Turkish Baths

1
night
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
On the 1st (Mon), see the interesting displays at Musee Tomi Ungerer, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Paul, and then take a stroll through La Petite France. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Cave Historique des Hospices de Strasbourg, pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Church Saint-Pierre-le-Jeune, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Protestant Church of St. Peter the Younger, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Œuvre Notre-Dame.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Strasbourg online vacation planner.

You can drive from Metz to Strasbourg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June in Strasbourg, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Durbach.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Eglise Saint-Paul ©
Eglise Saint-Paul
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
Cave Historique des Hospices de Strasbourg ©

1
night
Durbach, Germany

Durbach
Durbach is a municipality in the district of Ortenau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Durbach journey maker tool.

You can drive from Strasbourg to Durbach in an hour. In June in Durbach, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. You'll set off for Heidelberg on the 3rd (Wed).

Things to do in Durbach

Museums Parks Outdoors
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1
day
Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg ©
A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Heidelberg, contemplate the long history of Dicker Turm (Schloss), thensee the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum, thentake in the views from Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge), and finally don't miss a visit to Altstadt (Old Town).

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Heidelberg trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Durbach to Heidelberg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Durbach in June, expect nights in Heidelberg to be about the same, around °F, while days are slightly colder, around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Lohmar.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge) ©
Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge)
Altstadt (Old Town) ©
Altstadt (Old Town)

4
nights
Lohmar, Germany

Lohmar ©
Lohmar is a town in the Rhein-Sieg district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.GeographyLohmar is located about 20 km east of Cologne and 15 km north-east of Bonn in the Bergisches Land area. Get a sense of the local culture at Castle Greifenstein and Burg Gleiberg. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bergbau- und Stadtmuseum and LVR-Freilichtmuseum Lindlar. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lohmar: Our Lady of Schoenstatt (in Vallendar), City Wall and Fortifications Andernach (in Andernach) and Lowenburg (in Bad Honnef). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Besucherbergwerk Grube Fortuna, explore the historical opulence of Jagdschloss Falkenlust, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Klosterruine Heisterbach, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Alter Friedhof.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lohmar day trip planning website.

Drive from Heidelberg to Lohmar in 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Lohmar

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Giessen, Jagdschloss Falkenlust, Our Lady of Schoenstatt, Klosterruine Heisterbach, Bergbau- und Stadtmuseum
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Alter Friedhof ©
Alter Friedhof
Besucherbergwerk Grube Fortuna ©
Besucherbergwerk Grube Fortuna
Burg Gleiberg ©
Burg Gleiberg

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Portuguese Synagogue, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas Basilica, and finally get curious at Body Worlds. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Panorama Mesdag, thenget to know the fascinating history of Canals area, thenexamine the collection at Tassenmuseum Amsterdam, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif.

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Traveling by car from Lohmar to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. When traveling from Lohmar in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Panorama Mesdag, Canals area
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Portuguese Synagogue ©
Portuguese Synagogue
Canals area ©
Canals area
Panorama Mesdag ©
Panorama Mesdag

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