9 days in Western Europe Itinerary

9 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 1 night

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 57°F. You'll set off for Rotterdam on the 29th (Fri).
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Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nightlife
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Markthal as well as Delfshaven. Get a sense of the local culture at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles. You'll explore and learn at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and Kijk-Kubus. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Erasmus Bridge and don't miss a visit to Rotterdam Centraal Station.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rotterdam trip maker.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Rotterdam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rotterdam can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Antwerp.
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Antwerp, Belgium — 3 nights

Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Grand Place and Atomium are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and Royal Palace of Brussels. Venture out of the city with trips to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert (in Brussels) and Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Patershol, &more). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady, get engrossed in the history at Museum Plantin-Moretus, admire the striking features of Antwerpen-Centraal, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Antwerp tour itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Rotterdam to Antwerp in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Antwerp, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 54°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Frankfurt.
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Frankfurt, Germany — 1 night

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Goethe House.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Frankfurt trip planner.

Traveling by car from Antwerp to Frankfurt takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August in Frankfurt, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 58°F at night. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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