22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Fly to Copenhagen
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Birdland (in Bourton-on-the-Water). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds London, shop like a local with Covent Garden, and browse the range of quality goods at Harrods.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read London sightseeing planner.

Seattle, USA to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 8 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Seattle in May, with highs in London at 62°F and lows at 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 4 — 8:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 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.
Step out of Amsterdam to go to Lisse and see Keukenhof, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, don't miss a visit to Royal Palace Amsterdam, take an in-depth tour of De Nieuwe Kerk, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

Make your Amsterdam itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Fly from London to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Alkmaar.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 8 — 11:

Alkmaar, The Netherlands

— 2 nights
Alkmaar is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Strand Egmond aan Zee, explore the world behind art at Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar, and then make a trip to Grote Sint Laurenskerk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Alkmaar cheese market.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Alkmaar trip itinerary app.

Getting from Amsterdam to Alkmaar by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Alkmaar are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Alkmaar

Shopping · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 11 — 13:

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 2 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 14th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, stop by Nyhavn, then step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Copenhagen travel route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Alkmaar to Copenhagen. May in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Copenhagen

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

— 2 nights

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Venture out of the city with trips to Vianden (Vianden Castle & Altstadt Vianden.) and MNHM National Museum of Military History (in Diekirch). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and steep yourself in history at Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal).

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Luxembourg City road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Luxembourg City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Luxembourg City can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Paris, France

— 4 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 with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

To find ratings and more tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Traveling by train from Luxembourg City to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. May in Paris sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 17 — 21:

London, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

The Square Mile

Enjoy London some more: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our London visit planning website.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in London

Find places to stay May 21 — 25:

Luxembourg travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Churches
Green Heart of Europe
One of the three richest countries in the world, Luxembourg celebrates its wealth of natural and historical sites as well. Landlocked by Belgium, France, and Germany, this nation represents a blend of cultures, which are evident as you explore the nation's villages, outdoor attractions, and capital. If you prefer city living, discover Luxembourg City's old town, with World Heritage status. This small nation's rolling countryside is equally charming, offering castles and plenty of opportunity for recreation and leisure. Go for a bike ride, hike the country's mountainous region, or spend time at renowned vineyards.