20 days in Germany, Benelux & France Itinerary

20 days in Germany, Benelux & France Itinerary

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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Bayeux, France
— 3 nights
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Amboise, France
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Munich, Germany

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

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.
Let the collections at Munich Residenz and Deutsches Museum capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nymphenburg Palace and Asamkirche. Explore Munich's surroundings by going to Ettal Abbey (in Ettal) and Pilgrimage Church of Wies (in Steingaden). And it doesn't end there: walk around Theresienwiese, admire the striking features of New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at Heiliggeistkirche.

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Aix-en-Provence, France to Munich is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Aix-en-Provence in October, expect Munich to be a bit cooler, temps between 57°F and 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Berlin.

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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Asamkirche ©
Asamkirche

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate and then steep yourself in history at Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Palace of Tears, and then test your team's savvy at THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Munich to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Palace of Tears ©
Palace of Tears
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 13th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Mondial Museum, then see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and then examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planning site.

Getting from Berlin to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Brussels.

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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

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.
Let the collections at Atomium and René Magritte Museum capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and Church of Our Lady Bruges. Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to ZOO Planckendael (in Mechelen) and Historic Centre of Brugge (in Bruges). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, don't miss a visit to Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM).

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Brussels road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. October in Brussels sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Eiffel Tower and Hotel de Ville will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Army Museum and Ile Saint-Louis. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and examine the collection at Atelier des Lumieres.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris travel route planner.

Getting from Brussels to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Bayeux.

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Normandy American Cemetery and Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux. Appreciate the collections at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie and Musee de la Batterie de Merville. Change things up with a short trip to German War Cemetery in Orglandes (about 54 minutes away). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, learn about all things military at Musee D-Day Omaha, stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and take in the history at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach.

For ratings and more tourist information, use the Bayeux travel route planning app.

You can drive from Paris to Bayeux in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Amboise.

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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie ©

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Amboise, France

Amboise ©
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chateau de Chenonceau and Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci. Chateau Royal d'Amboise and Eglise Saint-Florentin will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Amboise with an excursion to Chateau de Chambord in Chambord--about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around La Pagode de Chanteloup et son parc, sample the tasty concoctions at Closerie de Chanteloup - Brasserie d' Amboise, and contemplate the long history of Oppidium des Chateliers.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Amboise travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Amboise takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Amboise sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau
Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord

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