53 days in Europe Itinerary

53 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Tilburg, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Genk, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Aubel, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 3 nights
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Strasbourg, France
— 3 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 16 nights
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Les Gets, France
— 11 nights

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London, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The British Museum, and snap pictures at Tower Bridge.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our London tour itinerary site.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport, London St. Pancras International, Ebbsfleet International Rail Station, South Cape (Zuid-Kaap) Airport (nonexistent / spam) and Ashford International Rail Station. July in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Amsterdam.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 2nd (Mon), stroll around Vondelpark, then steep yourself in history at Anne Frank House, then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam, and finally steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam road trip tool.

You can 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. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to The Hague.
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The Hague, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Madurodam and then take in the waterfront at De Pier Scheveningen. On your second day here, make a trip to Markt, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Church, then admire the masterpieces at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), then get a sense of history and politics at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), and finally view the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the The Hague road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to The Hague takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in The Hague can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rotterdam.
Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:

Rotterdam, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
On the 6th (Fri), examine the collection at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles, pause for some serene contemplation at Nieuwe Kerk, get to know the resident critters at Rotterdam Zoo, then take in panoramic vistas at Euromast, and finally examine the collection at Kijk-Kubus. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Cheese and More Delft, don't miss a visit to City Hall, make a trip to Rotterdam Centraal Station, then take in the views from Erasmus Bridge, and finally browse the different shops at Markthal.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rotterdam itinerary tool.

You can drive from The Hague to Rotterdam in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Utrecht.
Shopping · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:

Utrecht, The Netherlands — 2 nights

As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): examine the collection at Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum), then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Amersfoort Zoo, and then make a trip to Onze-Lieve-Vrouwetoren. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): examine the collection at Kasteel de Haar, take in panoramic vistas at Dom Tower, and then get to know the fascinating history of Canals area.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Utrecht day trip planner.

Getting from Rotterdam to Utrecht by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Utrecht are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Eindhoven.
Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 9:

Eindhoven, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Eindhoven is bursting with energy and is the perfect city to recharge during a day trip or staycation.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Paleisbrug 's-Hertogenbosch, admire the landmark architecture of St. John's Cathedral, then find something for the whole family at Attractiepark Toverland, and finally get in on the family fun at Speelpark de Splinter. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at DAF Museum, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bottle Distillery, then examine the collection at Philips Museum, and finally admire the striking features of De Blob.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Eindhoven online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Utrecht to Eindhoven takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tilburg.
Museums · Theme Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 11:

Tilburg, The Netherlands — 3 nights

The industrial revolution transformed the town of Tilburg from a small village to one of the largest towns in the Netherlands.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tilburg: Breda (Breda's Begijnhof Museum, Stadspark Valkenberg, &more). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Efteling, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Stadsbrouwerij 013, examine the collection at Textile Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jozef Kerk.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tilburg journey planner.

Tilburg is very close to Eindhoven. In August in Tilburg, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Genk.
Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 14:

Genk, Belgium — 2 nights

Genk is a city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): stroll around Genk Sundial Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): contemplate the long history of C-Mine, then take an in-depth tour of Open Air Museum Bokrijk, then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tuin, and finally grab your bike and head to Fietsen Door Het Water.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Genk day trip app.

Traveling by car from Tilburg to Genk takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Genk can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Aubel.
Parks · Fun & Games · Theme Parks · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

Aubel, Belgium — 2 nights

Aubel is a Belgian municipality located in the Walloon province of Liège. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): see the interesting displays at La Chocolaterie Darcis, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Blegny-Mine, then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Eben-Emael, and finally don't miss a visit to La Mare aux Joncs. On the next day, get a sense of history and politics at Hotel communal ou Ancienne Halle - Monument classe, then stroll the grounds of Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, and then steep yourself in history at Abbaye du Val-Dieu.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Aubel trip planner.

Traveling by car from Genk to Aubel takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Luxembourg City.
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg — 3 nights

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.
Explore Luxembourg City's surroundings by going to Vianden Castle (in Vianden), Mullerthal Trail (in Mullerthal) and MNHM National Museum of Military History (in Diekirch). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Casemates du Bock, take a stroll through Barrio Grund, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Luxembourg City attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Aubel to Luxembourg City takes 2.5 hours. In August in Luxembourg City, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Strasbourg.
Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 21:

Strasbourg, France — 3 nights

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Strasbourg is one of the nine largest cities in France with nearly half a million inhabitants in the metropolitan area crossing the river to the German city of Kehl, on the eastern bank of the Rhine River.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Strasbourg: Colmar (Musée d'Unterlinden & Old Town), Vieille ville d'Eguisheim (in Eguisheim) and Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg (in Orschwiller). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Palais de Rohan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, don't miss a visit to Barrage Vauban, and take a stroll through La Petite France.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Strasbourg trip maker tool.

Drive from Luxembourg City to Strasbourg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Geneva.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 24:

Geneva, Switzerland — 16 nights

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Explore Geneva's surroundings by going to Montreux (Montreux Lakeside, Freddie Mercury Statue, &more), Bern (Swiss Alpine Museum, Aare River, &more) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, examine the collection at Chaplin's World, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall, and ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Geneva online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Strasbourg to Geneva takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daytime highs in Geneva are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Les Gets.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 24 — Sep 9:

Les Gets, France — 11 nights

Les Gets is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.The village's first single-person chair lift was opened in 1938 with the first chair lift on Mont Chéry in 1954.GeographyLes Gets is situated on the col between Taninges and Morzine, at the western edge of the Portes du Soleil ski area.CultureLes Gets contains a museum of Mechanical Music and hosts a festival of Mechanical Music bi-annually. Explore Les Gets' surroundings by going to Marche de Ferney-Voltaire (in Ferney-Voltaire), Vitam (in Neydens) and Annecy (Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, La Vieille Ville, &more). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with 2AMA (Air Aqua Mountain Adventure), stroll through La Bourgeoise, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin alpin La Jaysinia, and contemplate the waterfront views at Combloux Ecological Moutain Lake.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Les Gets tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Les Gets takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Les Gets are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 20:

Luxembourg travel guide

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Castles · Landmarks · 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.