20 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, Train to Brussels
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly to Dusseldorf, Train to Frankfurt
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive
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Perigueux, France
— 4 nights
Drive
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium — 3 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Bruges (Historic Centre of Brugge, The Markt, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Grand Place, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Brussels, get a sense of history and politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), and admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels holiday tool.

Minneapolis, USA to Brussels is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Brussels due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in August, things will get little chillier in Brussels: highs are around 71°F and lows about 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, stroll around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, then examine the collection at Anne Frank House, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Frankfurt.
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Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Frankfurt, Germany — 4 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Frankfurt trip planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Frankfurt by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, daily temperatures in Frankfurt can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. On the 7th (Thu), you'll travel to Perigueux.
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Perigueux, France — 4 nights

Périgueux is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.Périgueux is the prefecture of the départment. You can plan Perigueux trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Frankfurt to Perigueux in 10.5 hours. Traveling from Frankfurt in September, expect nights in Perigueux to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 76°F. On the 12th (Tue), you'll travel to Madrid.
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Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
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Madrid, Spain — 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Madrid day trip website.

You can drive from Perigueux to Madrid in 8.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Perigueux in September, with highs in Madrid at 82°F and lows at 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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