18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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18 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
5
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get some historical perspective at Westminster Abbey and Churchill War Rooms. Get a sense of the local culture at British Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in nature's colorful creations at Buckingham Palace, hunt for treasures at Camden Market, and admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read London attractions planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to London is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in October, expect London to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 17:
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, choose your vessel at Flying Dutch Boats, then get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with TASCHEN Store Amsterdam. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of The Resistance Museum (Amsterdams Verzetsmuseum), explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then take a stroll through Leidseplein.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Amsterdam trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from London to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam. In October, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Markt, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally stop by The Chocolate Line Bruges. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): indulge your thirst for a good beer at De Halve Maan Brewery, contemplate the long history of Beguinage (Begijnhof), then admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, and finally explore the activities along Minnewater Lake.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bruges route maker app .

Getting from Amsterdam to Bruges by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 21:
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Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Place St. Gery, don't miss a visit to Grand Place, then contemplate the long history of Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and finally admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Atomium, then meet the residents at Pairi Daiza, and then appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Brussels online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Brussels sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to London.

Things to do in Brussels

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Pairi Daiza
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 23:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
On the 23rd (Tue), hunt for treasures at Camden Market. Keep things going the next day: explore the wide array of goods at Harrods, then explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Shadwell Basin outdoor Activity Centre.

Plan my day in London using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can take a train from Brussels to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Shopping Museums Nature
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 25:
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Camden Market ©
Camden Market
Victoria and Albert Museum ©
Victoria and Albert Museum
Harrods ©
Harrods

3
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.
Visiting Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Palace of Versailles and Arc de Triomphe. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris travel planner.

Take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Paris are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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