14 days in Europe Itinerary

14 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
2
Cologne, Germany
— 2 nights
3
Aachen, Germany
— 1 night
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
5
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
6
Paris, France
— 4 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.
To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Nashville, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Nashville to Amsterdam. When traveling from Nashville in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. On the 16th (Sun), you'll travel to Cologne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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2
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hohenzollern Bridge as well as Cologne Cathedral.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cologne trip planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Cologne by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In December in Cologne, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Aachen.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites
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Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Hohenzollern Bridge ©
Hohenzollern Bridge

1
night
Aachen, Germany

Aachen ©
Aachen, a spa town, was once a prominent royal city where German kings were crowned and Charlemagne built his favorite residence.
Aachen Cathedral has been added to your itinerary. On the 18th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aachen Cathedral.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Aachen trip builder app.

Drive from Cologne to Aachen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Aachen sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Brussels.

Things to do in Aachen

Historic Sites
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Aachen Cathedral ©
Aachen Cathedral

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Manneken Pis, Sonian Forest and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM). Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) and then pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Sonian Forest.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip planner.

Traveling by car from Aachen to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Brussels, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Nature Museums Parks
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Sonian Forest ©
Sonian Forest
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Manneken Pis ©
Manneken Pis

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Quai du Rosaire / Rozenhoedkaai, Minnewater Lake, Belfry of Bruges, and other attractions. On the 21st (Fri), look for gifts at The Old Chocolate House, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, and then take in the waterfront at Quai du Rosaire / Rozenhoedkaai. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan and then contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bruges trip planner.

Getting from Brussels to Bruges by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Bruges are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Breweries & Distilleries Nature Parks
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Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Quai du Rosaire / Rozenhoedkaai
Quai du Rosaire / Rozenhoedkaai
The Old Chocolate House ©
The Old Chocolate House

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Palace of Versailles, Louvre Museum, and other attractions you added.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Paris day trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Bruges to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 27th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Pont des Arts ©
Pont des Arts
Le Marais ©
Le Marais

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