11 days in Western Europe Itinerary

11 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Escape the urban bustle at Imperial Bird of Prey Academy and Speed Boats Tours. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, wander the streets of Greenwich, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ZSL London Zoo, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read London holiday planner.

Seattle, USA to London is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Seattle to London. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in November, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 1:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): wander the streets of Red Light District, then visit The Jordaan, then deepen your understanding of the past and present with Flying Dutch Boats, and finally get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam day trip planning website.

You can fly from London to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 3:

Paris, France

— 2 nights

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 4th (Tue): wander the streets of Le Marais, then take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paris road trip tool.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 5:

Reykjavik, Iceland

— 2 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja and then explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park.

Discover how to plan a Reykjavik trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Reykjavik takes 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Reykjavik is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Paris in December, with highs in Reykjavik at 36°F and lows at 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks · Nature · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 5 — 7:

Iceland travel guide

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Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.