12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
4
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night

2
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Jordaan, Red Light District, De Duif, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): squeeze the most out of the city with SANDEMANs NEW Europe BV, examine the collection at Anne Frank House, thencontemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and finally explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of The Jordaan, wander the streets of De 9 Straatjes, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, thenwalk around Vondelpark, thenpause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, and finally visit Red Light District.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip tool.

Manila, Philippines to Amsterdam is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Manila to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manila in May, expect Amsterdam to be colder, temps between °C and °C. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Belgian Beer Tradition as well as SANDEMANs NEW Brussels, Free Walking Tour. On the 17th (Sun), do sightseeing your way with SANDEMANs NEW Brussels, Free Walking Tour, browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, and then look for gifts at Belgian Beer Tradition.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Brussels trip planner.

Drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Brussels are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Mon) before leaving for Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Shopping Tours Nightlife
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Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert ©
Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert
SANDEMANs NEW Brussels, Free Walking Tour ©
Belgian Beer Tradition ©
Belgian Beer Tradition

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Montmartre, Le Trocadero et son esplanade and SANDEMANs NEW Paris, Free Walking Tour. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Paris planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Paris are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Interlaken.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
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.
Go for a jaunt from Interlaken to Bern to see UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Jungfraujoch, take in nature's colorful creations at Alpenrose Landscape Gardens, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm.

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Do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Interlaken in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Interlaken are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Trümmelbachfälle, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, and then pause for some photo ops at Hans Waldmann Statue.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Zurich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Hans Waldmann Statue ©
Hans Waldmann Statue

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