19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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19 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Halifax, Canada
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
3
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
4
Cologne, Germany
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
5
Rothenburg, Germany
— 1 night
train:  3​h 15​min
6
Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
train:  3​h 15​min
7
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 45​min
8
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
shuttle:  6​h
9
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Halifax, Canada


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2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Ile Saint-Louis.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paris road trip tool .

Halifax, Canada to Paris is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Central European Time is 5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Halifax in May: high temperatures in Paris hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
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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.
On the 18th (Mon), don't miss a visit to St Bonifacius Bridge.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bruges trip maker tool .

Drive from Paris to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites Museums
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Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Belfry of Bruges
Belfry of Bruges

2
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Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
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 20th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Portuguese Synagogue, then wander the streets of The Jordaan, then make a trip to Anne Frank House, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Bruges to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. May in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): examine the collection at Kolumba, then examine the collection at Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Praetorium. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Heinzelmaennchenbrunnen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shrine of the Three Kings, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sankt Andreas Kirche, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Ursula, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilika St. Aposteln, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Maria im Kapitol.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cologne trip planner .

Getting from Amsterdam to Cologne by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Schloss Burg
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Praetorium ©
Praetorium
Kolner Dom ©
Kolner Dom
St. Ursula ©
St. Ursula

1
night
Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Markusturm and Buttelhaus, take a stroll through Old Town, contemplate the long history of Siebers Tower, steep yourself in history at Town Walls, then steep yourself in history at Gerlachschmiede, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Wolfgang's Church.

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Traveling by train from Cologne to Rothenburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. May in Rothenburg sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Siebers Tower ©
Siebers Tower

1
night
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 26th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche), then explore the world behind art at Schirn Kunsthalle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dreikonigskirche.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Frankfurt online journey planner .

Getting from Rothenburg to Frankfurt by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Munich.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Museums
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2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Schleissheim, then take in nature's colorful creations at Schloss Nymphenburg, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Heiliggeistkirche.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Munich trip maker website .

You can take a train from Frankfurt to Munich in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Oberschleissheim
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Schloss Schleissheim ©
Schloss Schleissheim
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim ©

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nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St Barbara's Church and Ossuary / The Cemetery Church. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Prague Astronomical Clock and Prague Castle. Go for a jaunt from Prague to Kutna Hora to see Corpus Christi Chapel about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, pause for some serene contemplation at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral, learn about all things military at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Munich to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Prague sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Kutna Hora
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Katedrala Svateho Vita ©
Katedrala Svateho Vita
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

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nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): wander the streets of Stare Miasto and then contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Planty Park, see the interesting displays at Lost Souls Alley, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Krakow trip itinerary app .

Fly from Prague to Krakow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In May, daytime highs in Krakow are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Stare Miasto ©
Stare Miasto
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

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