23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Paris, France
— 5 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
5
Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
6
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights

5
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.
Petit Palais has been added to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Louvre Museum and Chateau de Fontainebleau. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee d'Orsay and Musee des Arts Forains. Venture out of the city with trips to Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte (in Maincy) and Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau) (in Fontainebleau). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Île de la Cité, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, stop by 1st Arrondissement, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip tool.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Paris, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in December, things will get much colder in Paris: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fontainebleau, Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Grand Place and Autoworld. Explore hidden gems such as Museum Plantin-Moretus and Fort Breendonk. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Atomium, learn about all things military at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History, admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, and wander the streets of Place St. Gery.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels vacation maker app.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fort Breendonk, Museum Plantin-Moretus
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Museum Plantin-Moretus
Museum Plantin-Moretus
Atomium ©
Atomium

3
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of the Holy Blood and Belfry of Bruges. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Markt and Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum, get great views at Historium Tower, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer 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. December in Bruges sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

For Freedom Museum, Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917
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Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 ©
Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Anne Frank House and Kunstmuseum Den Haag. Venture out of the city with trips to The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague, Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Micropia, contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), explore the world behind art at Moco Museum, and contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Amsterdam online trip planner.

Drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

The Hague
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Marienkirche, see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland, and then see the interesting displays at Dialog in the Dark. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Wildpark Schwarze Berge, thenexamine the collection at Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, and then take a stroll through Deichstrasse.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hamburg trip maker app.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Hamburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. December in Hamburg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Marienkirche, Wildpark Schwarze Berge
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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Dialog in the Dark ©
Dialog in the Dark
Wildpark Schwarze Berge ©
Wildpark Schwarze Berge

3
nights
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.
Let the collections at National Museum of Denmark and Stevns Klint capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rosenborg Castle and Amalienborg. Take a break from Copenhagen with a short trip to Andelslandsbyen Nyvang in Holbaek, about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, take a stroll through Stroeget, admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip maker tool.

Fly from Hamburg to Copenhagen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stevns Klint, Andelslandsbyen Nyvang, Arken Museum of Modern Art
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Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek ©
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
Stevns Klint ©
Stevns Klint
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

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