16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— Few hours
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) and then shop like a local with De 9 Straatjes.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam road trip planning app.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Amsterdam is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Kuwait City in December, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 9°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Nature · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:
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Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) ©
Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht)
De 9 Straatjes ©
De 9 Straatjes

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
On the 25th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Flaucher and then steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, then look for gifts at Ludwig Beck, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Viktualienmarkt.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Munich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in December; daily highs in Munich reach 5°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
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Flaucher ©
Flaucher
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Step out of the city life by going to Lake Lucerne and Lake Zurich. For shopping fun, head to Bahnhofstrasse or Altstadt Luzern. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Lion Monument, Chapel Bridge, &more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Old Town, take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, look for gifts at Confiserie Sprungli, and pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Zurich travel planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Zurich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. December in Zurich sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lucerne
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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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.
Shop till you drop at Champs-Elysees and Le Marais. Escape the urban bustle at Île de la Cité and Seine River. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Louvre Museum, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Montmartre, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip app.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Zurich to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Zurich in December, with highs in Paris at 9°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): look for gifts at The Bottle Shop, stop by Carpentier-Goegebeuer, admire the landmark architecture of Belfry of Bruges, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, then sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally stop by The Old Chocolate House. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Chocolaterie Sukerbuyc, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, then contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, then get to know the fascinating history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, and finally look for gifts at The Chocolate Line Bruges.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bruges trip itinerary builder.

Take a train from Paris to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January in Bruges, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges
Church of Our Lady Bruges ©
Church of Our Lady Bruges

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): stop by The American Book Center, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then make a trip to Anne Frank House, and finally wander the streets of Red Light District. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), wander the streets of De 9 Straatjes, and then take a stroll through Leidseplein.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam travel route planner.

Getting from Bruges to Amsterdam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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