22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Dresden, Germany
— 1 night
2
Rothenburg, Germany
— 2 nights
3
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
4
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
6
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
7
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights

1
night
Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 10th (Thu), admire the striking features of Bruehlsche Terrasse and then make a trip to Frauenkirche Dresden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger, explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, and then make a trip to Procession of Princes.

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Sacramento, USA to Dresden is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 9 hours. Traveling from Sacramento in June, you will find days in Dresden are cooler (71°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Historic Sites
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Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

2
nights
Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 12th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Gerlachschmiede, see the interesting displays at Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T., get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum, then steep yourself in history at Town Walls, then take a stroll through Altstadt, and finally see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marienkapelle, then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Marienberg, then explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, and finally snap pictures at Alte Mainbruecke.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rothenburg trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Dresden to Rothenburg by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In June in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence

2
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle and then take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Interlaken trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Interlaken takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, Trümmelbachfälle, Maennlichen
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Parasailing & Paragliding
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

3
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Get in touch with nature at Mt Pilatus and Seebad Eich. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake Lucerne and Old Town. Step out of Lucerne to go to Zurich and see Bahnhofstrasse, which is approximately 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: visit Altstadt Luzern, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, and admire the landmark architecture of Lucerne Station.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Lucerne road trip app.

Drive from Interlaken to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in June, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Lucerne

Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Zurich, Seebad Eich
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Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Place and Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Atomium, explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Brussels planning tool.

You can fly from Lucerne to Brussels in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lucerne in June, with highs in Brussels at 68°F and lows at 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

4
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Belfry of Bruges and The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde. Escape the urban bustle at Minnewater Lake and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Explore Bruges' surroundings by going to Ghent (Gravensteen, Ghent City Center, &more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, admire the landmark architecture of Stadhuis, make a trip to The Markt, and examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum.

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You can drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. June in Bruges sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Ghent
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The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen

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nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zaanse Schans and The Jordaan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Grote Markt (in Haarlem) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Panorama Mesdag). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and get curious at NEMO Science Museum.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Getting from Bruges to Amsterdam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In June in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

The Hague, Grote Markt, Zaanse Schans
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans

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