18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe journey maker

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Fly
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Drive
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Train
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Bern, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Annecy, France
— 1 night
Train
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Paris, France
— 1 night
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Hall of Mirrors). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Montmartre, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

Plan my day in Paris using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Miami, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Paris is 6 hours. In December, Paris is colder than Miami - with highs of 47°F and lows of 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 24:

3
nights
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and have some family-friendly fun at Museumphoto.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. December in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:

2
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bruges (Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, The Markt, &more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Grand Place, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and get your game on at VirtualRoom - Virtual Reality Brussels.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Brussels road trip planning app.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:

2
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Geneva, Switzerland

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 30th (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Geneva attractions planning site.

Take a train from Brussels to Geneva in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 42°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:

3
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Bern, Switzerland

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bern: Gruyeres Castle (in Gruyeres), Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Basel Minster (in Basel). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Aare River, look for gifts at Gysi AG Chocolatier Suisse, pause for some photo ops at Zahringerdenkmal monument, and ponder the design of Mosesbrunnen.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bern, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Geneva to Bern takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Geneva in December, Bern is a bit cooler at night with lows of 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Bern

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:

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Annecy, France

Venice of the Alps

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Annecy tour planner.

Traveling by car from Bern to Annecy takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. January in Annecy sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 31°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:

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Paris, France

City of Light

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): wander the streets of Le Marais, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Paris vacation maker app.

You can take a train from Annecy to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 5: