16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Doha, Qatar
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Dusseldorf, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Antwerp, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Doha, Qatar

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Attractions like ARTIS and NEMO Science Museum make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Anne Frank House, deepen your understanding of the past and present with Flying Dutch Boats, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, and have fun at Museumphoto.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary builder app .

Doha, Qatar to Amsterdam is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Doha to Amsterdam is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Doha in December, plan for colder days in Amsterdam, with highs around 9°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dusseldorf.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
ARTIS ©
ARTIS
NEMO Science Museum ©
NEMO Science Museum

4
nights
Dusseldorf, Germany

Dusseldorf ©
Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
Venture out of the city with trips to Phantasialand (in Bruhl) and Cologne (Room Escape Games, Cologne Cathedral, & more). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Rheinuferpromenade, look for gifts at Old Town (Altstadt), shop like a local with Konigsallee, and admire the striking features of MedienHafen.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Dusseldorf trip planner .

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Antwerp.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cologne, Phantasialand
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Phantasialand ©
Phantasialand
Room Escape Games
Chocolate Museum ©
Chocolate Museum

3
nights
Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), examine the collection at MIM - Musical Instruments Museum, then don't miss a visit to Grand Place, and finally pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Antwerp trip builder site .

Getting from Dusseldorf to Antwerp by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In January, daytime highs in Antwerp are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Antwerp

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brussels
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Mini-Europe ©
Mini-Europe
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and The Catacombs of Paris. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and steep yourself in history at Basilica du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris online visit planner .

Traveling by train from Antwerp to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In January in Paris, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris

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