17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Helsinki, Finland — 1 night

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip app.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in September, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can fly to Amsterdam.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague), Haarlem (Grote Markt & Frans Hals Museum) and Old Church (in Delft). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, walk around Vondelpark, and see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Amsterdam online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Amsterdam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in September; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 22°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Zurich.
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Find places to stay Sep 12 — 16:

Zurich, Switzerland — 3 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): stop by Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then make a trip to Zurich Succulent Plant Collection. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern, then snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Hofkirche.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich journey maker.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Zurich are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can fly to Munich.
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Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:

Munich, Germany — 2 nights

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 19th (Mon): examine the collection at Munich Residenz, contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at BMW Welt, then contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich vacation planner.

Getting from Zurich to Munich by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to fly to Paris.
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Paris, France — 2 nights

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.
Paris is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Paris online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Paris when traveling from Munich in September, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 2 nights

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Grand Place, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, don't miss a visit to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, then contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and finally examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta). Here are some ideas for day two: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, and then examine the collection at Atomium.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Brussels journey planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 1 night

On the 26th (Mon), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then make a trip to Dam Square.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam travel route planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
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