17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

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

2
days
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, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. 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.

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

2
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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), then enjoy breathtaking views from Rhine Tower (Rheinturm), and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Cologne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. 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

Dusseldorf
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Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Old Town (Altstadt) ©
Old Town (Altstadt)

2
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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 31st (Sat), don't miss a visit to Frankfurt am Main Hauptbahnhof, then admire the natural beauty at Palmengarten, then explore the world behind art at Staedel Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Goethe House. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Berger Str., snap pictures at Eiserner Steg, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Romer.

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You can take a train from Cologne to Frankfurt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Frankfurt can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Munich.

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Staedel Museum ©
Staedel Museum
Goethe House ©
Goethe House

2
days
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.

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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.

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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

2
days
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.

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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.

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Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral (Dom) ©
Salzburg Cathedral (Dom)

2
days
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, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and finally snap pictures at Tromostovje.

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Getting from Salzburg to Ljubljana by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In April in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Split.

Things to do in Ljubljana

#Parks, #Tours, #Neighborhoods

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Bled
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Room Escape Games
Tivoli Park ©
Tivoli Park
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town

2
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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: appreciate the history behind Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Marjan, 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 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. 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, #Nature, #Parks

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

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