19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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Helsinki, Finland
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Helsinki, Finland — 4 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Popular historic sites such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are in your itinerary. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, take a stroll through Katajanokka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and get a taste of local nightlife at Pien Shop.

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Washington, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Washington to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington in July, things will get a bit cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 71°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can fly to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 4 nights

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.
Get some historical perspective at East Side Gallery and Memorial of the Berlin Wall. Head to Klassenfeind Gallery and Haus Schwarzenbergfor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, and pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

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You can fly from Helsinki to Berlin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Helsinki to Berlin, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Museum Het Rembrandthuis and Begijnhof will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Step out of Amsterdam with an excursion to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague--about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, walk around Vondelpark, wander the streets of Leidseplein, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

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You can fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can catch the train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 5 nights

City of Light

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.
Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to L'Orangerie (in Versailles) and Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

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You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Mon) before leaving for home.
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