19 days in Western Europe Itinerary

19 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe attractions planner
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium — 4 nights

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.
Brussels Christmas Market has been added to your itinerary. When in Brussels, make a side trip to see Pairi Daiza in Brugelette, approximately Brugelette away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels driving holiday planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Brussels is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dubai to Brussels, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in December; daily highs in Brussels reach 7°C and lows reach 1°C. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bruges.
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Bruges, Belgium — 3 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bruges side-trips: Ghent (Ghent City Center, St Michael's Bridge, &more). There's much more to do: make a trip to The Markt, admire the striking features of Stadhuis, explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Adornesdomein & Jeruzalemkerk.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bruges trip planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. December in Bruges sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to take a 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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Le Marais, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip maker.

Take a train from Bruges to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Frankfurt.
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Frankfurt, Germany — 5 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cologne (Hohenzollern Bridge, Cologne Cathedral, &more), Baden-Baden (Stiftskirche Baden-Baden, Museum Frieder Burda, &more) and Heidelberg (Altstadt (Old Town), Schloss Heidelberg, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, contemplate the long history of Goethe House, get great views at Main Tower, and admire the landmark architecture of Romer.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Frankfurt online visit planner.

You can fly from Paris to Frankfurt in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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