18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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18 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Hanoi, Vietnam
Fly:  15​h
1
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
3
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Frankfurt, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Hanoi, Vietnam

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Le Marais and Louvre Museum. Do your shopping at Champs-Elysees and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Basilica du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and head off the coast to Île de la Cité.

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Hanoi, Vietnam to Paris is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Hanoi to Paris. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Chartres Cathedral
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 8th (Fri), sample the tasty concoctions at Cantillon Brewery, then steep yourself in history at Grand Place, and then browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and then tee off at Golf de Rigenee.

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Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Golf de Rigenee
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3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at The Jordaan and Red Light District. Do your shopping at Leidseplein and Leafde. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam road trip planning tool .

Getting from Brussels to Amsterdam by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Step off the beaten path and head to Altstadt (Old Town) and Main-Taunus Zentrum. Heidelberg Castle (Schloss Heidelberg) and Wilhelmstrasse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Eberbach Abbey (in Eltville am Rhein), Fulda (Michaelskirche & Schlossgarten Fulda) and St. Elizabeth Church (in Marburg). It doesn't end there: gain insight at Old Heidelberg University (Alte Universitat).

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Frankfurt trip planner .

Getting from Amsterdam to Frankfurt by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in June, expect nights in Frankfurt to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Heidelberg, Fulda, Wilhelmstrasse, Eberbach Abbey, St. Elizabeth Church
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Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Altstadt (Old Town) ©
Altstadt (Old Town)
Eberbach Abbey ©
Eberbach Abbey

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore hidden gems such as Old Town (Altstadt) and Aare Gorge. Get a sense of the local culture at Bahnhofstrasse and Swiss National Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: The Nine Towers (in Lucerne) and Lake Brienz (in Brienz). There's much more to do: get great views at Lindenhof, look for gifts at Confiserie Sprungli, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich day trip website .

You can fly from Frankfurt to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Zurich are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lindt Chocolate Shop Kilchberg, The Nine Towers, Aare Gorge, Lake Brienz
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Aare Gorge ©
Aare Gorge
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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