17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 1 night
2
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
6
Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
8
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
10
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Vancouver, Canada

1
night
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Faelledparken and then find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens. On your second day here, examine the collection at National Museum of Denmark, take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, then pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue), then take an in-depth tour of Rosenborg Castle, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetaarn.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen vacation maker tool .

Vancouver, Canada to Copenhagen is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Vancouver in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 14°C in Copenhagen. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

1
night
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, make a trip to Reichstag Building, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then examine the collection at Topography of Terror, and finally examine the collection at Pergamon Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Berlin online journey planner .

You can fly from Copenhagen to Berlin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): admire the striking features of St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Schonbrunn Palace, then take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunner Gardens, and finally meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's on the Bank (Maria Am Gestade), then examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vienna road trip site .

You can fly from Berlin to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Vienna sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

1
night
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), get great views at Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg), admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral (Dom), make a trip to Salzburger Altstadt, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Mirabell Palace.

Before you visit Salzburg, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
On the 28th (Sun), examine the collection at Munich Residenz, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, and then admire the natural beauty at Nymphenburg Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), then explore the activities along English Garden, then engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Munich trip planner .

You can drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Vaduz.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

1
night
Vaduz, Liechtenstein

Vaduz ©
As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
On the 30th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Vaduz Castle.

Discover how to plan a Vaduz trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Munich to Vaduz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Vaduz

Historic Sites
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Vaduz Castle ©
Vaduz Castle

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 31st (Wed), kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich online travel route planner .

Drive from Vaduz to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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.
On the 1st (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal) and then explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City trip website .

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Luxembourg City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock

2
nights
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 2nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at MIM - Musical Instruments Museum, steep yourself in history at Grand Place, then examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), then contemplate the long history of Parc du Cinquantenaire, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): examine the collection at Atomium, find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, and then examine the collection at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Brussels trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Luxembourg City to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Brussels are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe

1
night
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 4th (Sun), make a trip to The Markt, then explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bruges trip website .

You can drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

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

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vondelpark, get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through ARTIS, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and then tour the water at your own pace with Flagship Amsterdam.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Bruges to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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