16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly
1
Paris, France
— 1 night
Train
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
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Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
4
Utrecht, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive
6
Maastricht, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive
7
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
Drive
8
Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
Drive
9
Schwangau, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
10
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Chamonix, France
— 1 night
Drive
12
Nice, France
— 3 nights
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Paris, France

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): make a trip to Place de la Concorde, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and then admire the striking features of Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, make a trip to Champs-Elysees, then contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and finally stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Paris driving holiday planner.

Curitiba, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. In January, Paris is much colder than Curitiba - with highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:
Highlights from your trip
Louvre Museum ©
Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Musee d'Orsay ©
Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

1
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Brussels, Belgium

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, examine the collection at Atomium, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then don't miss a visit to Grand Place, and finally explore the world behind art at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels road trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 5°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:
Highlights from your trip
Atomium ©
Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8
Grand Place ©
World heritage site
Grand Place
4.8

1
night
Bruges, Belgium

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): make a trip to The Markt, pause for some photo ops at Oude Griffie, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, then explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Bruges road trip site.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Bruges are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Utrecht.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 5:
Highlights from your trip
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
World heritage site
Historic Centre of Brugge
4.8
Belfry of Bruges ©
World heritage site
Belfry of Bruges
4.5

1
night
Utrecht, The Netherlands

Dome City

As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to Weerdsluis, get to know the fascinating history of Canals area, don't miss a visit to Stadhuis Utrecht, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pandhof Domkerk, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Dom Tower.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Utrecht tour planner.

You can drive from Bruges to Utrecht in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Utrecht can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Utrecht

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 6:
Highlights from your trip
Canals area ©
Historic Walking Area
Canals area
4.9
Dom Tower ©
Observation Deck
Dom Tower
4.5
©
Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.7

1
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Museumphoto, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip planning website.

You can drive from Utrecht to Amsterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Maastricht.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:
Highlights from your trip
Anne Frank House ©
Must see
Anne Frank House
4.4
Van Gogh Museum ©
Must see
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
Rijksmuseum ©
Art Museum
Rijksmuseum
4.6

1
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Maastricht, The Netherlands

Culinary Capital of the Netherlands

With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): do a tasting at Wijngaard Apostelhoeve, Head underground at Maastricht Underground, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bosch Brewery, then take in the pleasant sights at Boekhandel Dominicanen, then look for gifts at Adriaan de Smaakmaker, and finally see the interesting displays at Regionaal Historisch Centrum Limburg Maastricht.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Maastricht trip maker tool.

Getting from Amsterdam to Maastricht by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Maastricht are 6°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Maastricht

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 8:
Highlights from your trip

1
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

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.
On the 9th (Thu), brush up on your military savvy at Fort Thungen, admire the landmark architecture of Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, then make a trip to Place Guillaume II, then make a trip to Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), and finally step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal).

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Maastricht to Luxembourg City by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Luxembourg City can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Find places to stay Jan 8 — 9:
Highlights from your trip

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Strasbourg, France

Crossroads of Europe

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take a stroll through La Petite France, stop by Mon Oncle Malker de Munster, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, then admire the masterpieces at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg, and finally examine the collection at Palais de Rohan.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Strasbourg tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Luxembourg City to Strasbourg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Strasbourg are 6°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Schwangau.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 10:
Highlights from your trip
Palais de Rohan ©
Specialty Museum
Palais de Rohan
4.2
©
Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.7

1
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Schwangau, Germany

Fairy-Tale Village

An ideal holiday escape from fast-paced urban centers, Schwangau allows visitors to hike, cycle, swim, dance, and dine surrounded by a picture-perfect landscape.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): walk around Der Kurpark in Schwangau, pause for some serene contemplation at Kirche St. Georg, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Neuschwanstein, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Koloman, then contemplate the long history of Antike Romervilla, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Maria und Florian.

Plan trip to Schwangau with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Strasbourg to Schwangau takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Strasbourg in January: high temperatures in Schwangau hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Schwangau

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 11:
Highlights from your trip

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Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
On the 12th (Sun), fly down the slopes at Maennlichen, enjoy some diversion at Indoor Rope Park, examine the collection at Grindelwald Museum, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then get outside with Air-Glaciers, S.A., and finally examine the collection at Talmuseum Lauterbrunnen.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Interlaken online trip planner.

You can drive from Schwangau to Interlaken in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Chamonix.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 11 — 12:
Highlights from your trip
Maennlichen ©
Mountain
Maennlichen
4.7
Grindelwald Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Grindelwald Museum
4.8

1
night
Chamonix, France

Alpine Capital of the World

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get outside with Lac Bleu, contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Cornu, get all the equipment you need at Sport 2000 Cham'Sport Aiguille du Midi, take in the awesome beauty at Aiguille du Midi, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally stroll the grounds of Chamonix Cemetery.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Chamonix trip planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Chamonix in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 13:
Highlights from your trip
Aiguille du Midi ©
Mountain
Aiguille du Midi
4.7
Lac Bleu ©
Outdoor Activity
Lac Bleu
4.8

3
nights
Nice, France

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 14th (Tue), get your game on at SENSAS Nice, then get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, then get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins Bioves, stay fit while traveling at Health/Fitness Clubs & Gyms, then take some stellar pictures from Mt Boron, then make a trip to Place Massena, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Nice trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Chamonix to Nice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. In January in Nice, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 13 — 16:
Highlights from your trip
Vieille Ville ©
Neighborhood
Vieille Ville
4.7
SENSAS Nice ©
Entertainment Center
SENSAS Nice
4.9

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