17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Antwerp, Belgium
— 4 nights
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights

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Antwerp, Belgium

Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antwerp: Bruges (Historic Centre of Brugge, The Markt, &more) and Ghent (Gravensteen & Ghent City Center). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Di Amore, see the interesting displays at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, admire the landmark architecture of Antwerpen-Centraal, and get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Antwerp trip itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Brussels Airport, Antwerp International Airport (Deurne), Brussels South Charleroi Airport and Liège Airport. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Antwerp

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 11th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then walk around Vondelpark, and then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), admire the striking features of Royal Palace Amsterdam, then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam travel route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Antwerp to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Milan, Italy

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Cagnola, then get in on the family fun at Leolandia, and finally get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Milan trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from Amsterdam to Milan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, expect Milan to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

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Athens, Greece

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and then wander the streets of Plaka.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Milan to Athens in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Milan to Athens due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Milan in July; daily highs in Athens reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Budapest, Hungary

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and finally test the waters at a local thermal spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Budapest takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Athens in July: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 33°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
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Berlin, Germany

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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, and steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Berlin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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