11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

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11 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly:  6​h 45​min
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
Lille, France
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Dusseldorf, Germany
— Few hours
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Istanbul, Turkey

1
night
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.
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Istanbul, Turkey to Brussels is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Brussels. Traveling from Istanbul in September, expect nights in Brussels to be cooler, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Manneken Pis ©
Manneken Pis

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Le Marais and Île de la Cité. Musee d'Orsay and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Musee du Louvre, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower, take a stroll through Montmartre, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Paris day trip website .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Brussels in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Paris, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Lille.

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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

1
night
Lille, France

Lille ©
On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then make a trip to Grand place, then wander the streets of Vieux-Lille, and finally contemplate the long history of Old Stock Exchange.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lille online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Paris to Lille by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September in Lille, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

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Vieux-Lille ©
Vieux-Lille
Old Stock Exchange ©
Old Stock Exchange
Room Escape Games

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 15th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, contemplate the long history of Basilica of the Holy Blood, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at De Halve Maan Brewery. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Burg Square, admire the striking features of Stadhuis, then explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, then don't miss a visit to The Markt, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Beguinage (Begijnhof).

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip planner .

You can drive from Lille to Bruges in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Bruges are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

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De Halve Maan Brewery ©
De Halve Maan Brewery
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Jordaan and Rijksmuseum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Cornelis Schuytstraat. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of Red Light District, appreciate the extensive heritage of Brouwersgracht, and contemplate the long history of Begijnhof.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam sightseeing planning tool .

Traveling by car from Bruges to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dusseldorf.

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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

few
hours
Dusseldorf, Germany

Dusseldorf ©
Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): stop by Old Town (Altstadt) and then take a stroll through Oberkassel.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dusseldorf online travel route planner .

Getting from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. September in Dusseldorf sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

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Oberkassel ©
Oberkassel
Old Town (Altstadt) ©
Old Town (Altstadt)

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