12 days in Western Europe Itinerary

12 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 1 night
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Senlis, France
— 1 night
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Compiegne City, France
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Saint-Quentin City, France
— 1 night
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Cambrai, France
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Tournai, Belgium
— 1 night
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Ghent, Belgium
— 1 night
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Breda, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Gouda, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Paris, France — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and then don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Paris sightseeing planner.

Sydney, Australia to Paris is an approximately 26.5-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Senlis.
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Museums · Historic Sites
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Senlis, France — 1 night

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

You can drive from Paris to Senlis in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 23rd (Sun), you're off to Compiegne City.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Fun & Games
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Compiegne City, France

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Compiegne City trip builder.

You can drive from Senlis to Compiegne City in an hour. In June in Compiegne City, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll travel to Saint-Quentin City.
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Saint-Quentin City, France — 1 night

On the 24th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Musee des Papillons and then deepen your understanding of the past and present with Chemins d'Histoire Battlefield Tours.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Saint-Quentin City travel planner.

Getting from Compiegne City to Saint-Quentin City by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Saint-Quentin City, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Cambrai.
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Cambrai, France

Cambrai is a commune in the Nord department and in the Hauts-de-France region of France on the Scheldt river, which is known locally as the Escaut river.A sub-prefecture of the department, Cambrai is a town which had 32,518 inhabitants in the Census of 2009. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cambrai day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Saint-Quentin City to Cambrai takes an hour. In June in Cambrai, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Tournai.
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Tournai, Belgium — 1 night

Tournai, known in Dutch as Doornik and historically as Dornick in English, is a Walloon municipality of Belgium, 85km southwest of Brussels on the river Scheldt. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Musée des Beaux-arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Église Saint-Jacques, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Grand-Place de Mons, then pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint Quentin, and finally take in panoramic vistas at The Belfry of Tournai.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tournai itinerary site.

Getting from Cambrai to Tournai by car takes about 1.5 hours. June in Tournai sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ghent.
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Ghent, Belgium — 1 night

Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Bavo's Cathedral.

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Traveling by car from Tournai to Ghent takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Ghent sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Antwerp.
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Antwerp, Belgium

Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady and then stop by Pierre Marcolini.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Antwerp trip planner.

Drive from Ghent to Antwerp in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Ghent in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Antwerp, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Breda.
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Breda, The Netherlands — 1 night

Breda is a municipality and a city in the southern part of the Netherlands. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Efteling.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Breda online trip planner.

Drive from Antwerp to Breda in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Breda can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gouda.
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Gouda, The Netherlands

Gouda is a municipality and city in the province of South Holland, the Netherlands. For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Gouda online trip builder.

You can drive from Breda to Gouda in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will leave for Amsterdam on the 27th (Thu).
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, choose your vessel at Flagship Amsterdam, and see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online travel planner.

Getting from Gouda to Amsterdam by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries
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