11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
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Bonn, Germany
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): make a trip to Rotterdam Centraal Station, buy something for everyone on your list at Markthal, then take in the views from Erasmus Bridge, and finally admire the striking features of Euromast.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rotterdam online tour itinerary maker.

Amsterdam to Rotterdam is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In December in Rotterdam, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dordrecht.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands

Dordrecht, colloquially Dordt, historically in English named Dort, is a city and municipality in the western Netherlands, located in the province of South Holland. On the 25th (Wed), steep yourself in history at World Heritage Kinderdijk, see the interesting displays at Museum 1940-1945, catch some excitement at Huis Van Gijn, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grote Kerk, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Groothoofdspoort.

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

Dordrecht is very close to Rotterdam. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Dordrecht

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 26:

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Bruges, Belgium

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally don't miss a visit to The Markt. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, and finally make a trip to Oude Griffie.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bruges travel app.

You can drive from Dordrecht to Bruges in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Explore Luxembourg City's surroundings by going to Mullerthal Trail (in Mullerthal) and Vianden Castle (in Vianden). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, don't miss a visit to Barrio Grund, stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, and contemplate the long history of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal).

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Luxembourg City travel route site.

Getting from Bruges to Luxembourg City by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bruges in December, expect nights in Luxembourg City to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are little chillier, around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bonn.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:

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Bonn, Germany

Little Big Town

The birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven, Bonn is one of the country's oldest cities.
Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Beethoven-Haus Bonn, then find something for the whole family at Phantasialand, and then don't miss a visit to Bonner Munster.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bonn sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Luxembourg City to Bonn takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Bonn sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bonn

Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:

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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.
On the 2nd (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Bonn to Amsterdam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites
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Luxembourg travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Geologic Formations
Green Heart of Europe
One of the three richest countries in the world, Luxembourg celebrates its wealth of natural and historical sites as well. Landlocked by Belgium, France, and Germany, this nation represents a blend of cultures, which are evident as you explore the nation's villages, outdoor attractions, and capital. If you prefer city living, discover Luxembourg City's old town, with World Heritage status. This small nation's rolling countryside is equally charming, offering castles and plenty of opportunity for recreation and leisure. Go for a bike ride, hike the country's mountainous region, or spend time at renowned vineyards.