13 days in Europe Itinerary

13 days in Europe Itinerary

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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Dresden, Germany
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
On the 17th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, pause for some serene contemplation at Adornesdomein & Jeruzalemkerk, then see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint-Walburgakerk, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bruges travel itinerary planner.

Granada, Spain to Bruges is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Granada in August, you will find days in Bruges are much colder (71°F), and nights are slightly colder (55°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum
Sint-Walburgakerk ©
Sint-Walburgakerk

2
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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), steep yourself in history at Grand Place, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, then see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Atomium, then admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire, then admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Brussels are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

3
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

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 Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Discover out-of-the-way places like Zaanse Schans and Stadhuis Haarlem. When in Amsterdam, make a side trip to see Zandvoort aan Zee in Zandvoort, approximately Zandvoort away. There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Anne Frank House, walk around Vondelpark, engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, and steep yourself in history at Begijnhof.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam journey maker.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Dresden.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trips

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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, and then see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dresden trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Dresden takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Dresden are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 24th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Berliner Dom, then steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, then make a trip to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin itinerary builder.

You can drive from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

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East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Berliner Dom ©
Berliner Dom

2
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Munich, Germany

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, then see the interesting displays at BMW Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche, and then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Munich online route planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Munich in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Munich

Side Trip

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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
BMW Museum ©
BMW Museum
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 27th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuitenkirche, explore the world behind art at The Rosengart Collection, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten).

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lucerne road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Munich to Lucerne in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Lucerne are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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The Rosengart Collection ©
The Rosengart Collection
Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) ©
Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten)
Jesuitenkirche ©
Jesuitenkirche

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