10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

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10 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Washington DC, United States
Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
1
Bruggen, Germany
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
4
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  11​h
End: Washington DC, United States


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Bruggen, Germany

Bruggen
For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Bruggen trip itinerary builder site .

Washington DC, USA to Bruggen is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Bruggen. You'll set off for Luxembourg City on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in Bruggen

Outdoors Spas Golf
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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.
On the 10th (Thu), stroll through Parc Merveilleux, stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, and then explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Bruggen to Luxembourg City in 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Parc Merveilleux
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Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial ©
Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock
Parc Merveilleux ©
Parc Merveilleux

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore MIM - Musical Instruments Museum and Atomium. Step off the beaten path and head to Pairi Daiza and Etangs d'Ixelles. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, see where the action happens at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Brussels travel planner .

You can drive from Luxembourg City to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Pairi Daiza
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at The Jordaan and Red Light District. Museum-lovers will get to explore Rijksmuseum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Kinderboerderij De Boerenzwaluw (in Hoofddorp) and Keukenhof (in Lisse). There's lots more to do: meet the residents at ARTIS, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam route planner .

You can take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. May in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Keukenhof, Kinderboerderij De Boerenzwaluw
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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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