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 12.5-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 catch the flight to Amsterdam.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
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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): take a stroll through Red Light District, stop by The Jordaan, then deepen your understanding of the past and present with Flying Dutch Boats, and finally examine the collection at Anne Frank House. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at ARTIS and then sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam journey maker website.

Getting from London to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Amsterdam is 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can take a train to Paris.
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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries
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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 catch the flight to Reykjavik.
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Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Reykjavik, Iceland — 2 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 5th (Wed), explore the world behind art at National Museum of Iceland and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja and then explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Reykjavik takes 7 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Paris in December; daily highs in Reykjavik reach 36°F and lows reach 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Side Trip
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Iceland travel guide

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Waterfalls · Spas · Churches
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.
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