17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Fly:  4​h
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Cologne, Germany
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  7​h 15​min
End: Sheffield, United Kingdom


2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Anne Frank House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vondelpark, and then wander the streets of The Jordaan.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Amsterdam is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Amsterdam. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cologne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Breweries
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Chocolate Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cologne Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): take in the views from Hohenzollern Bridge, stop by Old Town (Altstadt), and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cologne planner .

Drive from Amsterdam to Cologne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. March in Cologne sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Old Town (Altstadt)
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Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 31st (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Palmengarten, then admire the masterpieces at Staedel Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Goethe House. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Berger Str., then snap pictures at Eiserner Steg, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), and finally don't miss a visit to Romer.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Frankfurt day trip planning website .

Getting from Cologne to Frankfurt by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March in Frankfurt, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Staedel Museum ©
Staedel Museum
Goethe House ©
Goethe House

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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 2nd (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at English Garden, then engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church. On your second day here, make a trip to Marienplatz, get a sense of history and politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), then take in nature's colorful creations at Nymphenburg Palace, and finally examine the collection at BMW Welt.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Munich trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Frankfurt to Munich by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April in Munich, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral (Dom), explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg), and finally look for gifts at Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, make a trip to Stiegl-Brauwelt, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then examine the collection at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Salzburg day trip app .

You can drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral (Dom) ©
Salzburg Cathedral (Dom)

2
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tivoli Park. Here are some ideas for day two: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and finally snap pictures at Tromostovje.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Ljubljana in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Split.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Neighborhoods Fun & Games

Side Trip

Bled
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Room Escape Games
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): make a trip to Trogir Square and then steep yourself in history at Diocletian's Palace. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, look for all kinds of wild species at Marjan Park, then admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, then see the interesting displays at Froggyland, and finally stop by Filigran Split.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Split road trip planner .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Ljubljana to Split in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Ljubljana in April, Split is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Trogir Square
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

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