16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— Few hours
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
7
Alicante, Spain
— 1 night
8
Valencia, Spain
— 1 night
9
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam sightseeing planner.

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to Amsterdam is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dar es Salaam in November; daily highs in Amsterdam reach °C and lows reach °C. You'll set off for Brussels on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Amsterdam

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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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 28th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, thencontemplate the long history of Grand Place, and finally take a stroll through Place St. Gery.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Brussels visit site.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Brussels are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

2
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.
On the 29th (Sun), wander the streets of Île de la Cité and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thenwander the streets of Montmartre, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally make a trip to Champs-Elysees.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. November in Paris sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Red Light District. On the 2nd (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum and then stop by Red Light District.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam travel route planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Red Light District ©
Red Light District

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 4th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, thenshop like a local with Avenida da Liberdade, thendon't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and finally admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. On the next day, wander the streets of Alfama and then explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Lisbon takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in December; daily highs in Lisbon reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Alfama ©
Alfama

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 6th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona day trip website.

You can fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona. In December in Barcelona, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Alicante.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

1
night
Alicante, Spain

Alicante ©
As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Levante, thenvisit El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm, and finally examine the collection at Valor Chocolate Museum. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante (MACA), thenstop by Los Ilustres, and then explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Santa Barbara.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Alicante trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Alicante takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Alicante are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Valencia.

Things to do in Alicante

Outdoors Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Benidorm, Valor Chocolate Museum, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Playa de Levante ©
Playa de Levante
El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm ©
El Casco Antiguo de Benidorm

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night
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Valencia online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Alicante to Valencia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Valencia can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral
Central Market of Valencia ©
Central Market of Valencia
La Lonja de la Seda ©
La Lonja de la Seda

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night
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Barceloneta, thenadmire the masterpieces at Joan Miro Foundation, and finally shop like a local with La Boqueria.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona attractions planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Valencia to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Playa de La Barceloneta ©
Playa de La Barceloneta
Joan Miro Foundation ©
Joan Miro Foundation

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