8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
2
Dusseldorf, Germany
— Few hours
3
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
4
Paris, France
— 2 nights
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 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.
On the 2nd (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then steep yourself in history at Anne Frank House, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, stroll around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam tour itinerary planner.

Bristol, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bristol to Amsterdam. August in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 4th (Wed), you're off to Dusseldorf.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

few
hours
Dusseldorf, Germany

Dusseldorf
Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Dusseldorf trip site.

Getting from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 4th (Wed), you're off to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Nightlife · Museums · Parks
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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.
Plan a trip to Luxembourg City easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Dusseldorf to Luxembourg City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Mullerthal Trail
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Mullerthal Trail ©
Mullerthal Trail

2
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.
On the 6th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Paris road trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Luxembourg City to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In August in Paris, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
On the 8th (Sun), examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels, then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire, then see the interesting displays at Atomium, and then find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Brussels online trip builder.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Paris in August, you will find days in Brussels are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
Atomium ©
Atomium

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