9 days in Europe Itinerary

9 days in Europe Itinerary

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9 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Houston, United States
Fly:  13​h
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Train:  2​h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Houston, United States

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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 1st (Wed): head outdoors with Hotel Scooters.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam day trip planning app .

Houston, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Houston to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in April, expect Amsterdam to be much colder, temps between 56°F and 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Nature Tours
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience
Singel ©
Singel

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis and then contemplate the long history of Grand Place.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Brussels are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Manneken Pis ©
Manneken Pis

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 3rd (Fri), examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and finally make a trip to St Mark's Campanile. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa delle Sante Teuteria e Tosca, steep yourself in history at Arena di Verona, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella dei Notai, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Procolo.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Brussels to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, Venice is a bit warmer than Brussels - with highs of 65°F and lows of 49°F. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Verona
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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 6th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, and finally take a stroll through Île de la Cité. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then take a stroll through Montmartre.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Venice in April: high temperatures in Paris hover around 60°F and lows are around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Willet-Holthuysen Museum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Amsterdam trip simple and quick.

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Historic Sites Museums
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Willet-Holthuysen Museum ©
Willet-Holthuysen Museum

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