17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
2
Orleans, France
— Few hours
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 1 night
4
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
5
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  13​h
6
Arezzo, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
7
Florence, Italy
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
8
Arezzo, Italy
— 2 nights
9
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Toronto, Canada

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.
You've added Set In Paris Movie Tours, Musee d'Orsay, Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, see what you want with Big Bus Paris, and then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, see the interesting displays at Musee d'Orsay, then take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, then explore the different monuments and memorials at The Catacombs of Paris, and finally enjoy some classic entertainment at Moulin Rouge.

Find out how to plan Paris trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Toronto, Canada to Paris is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Paris. Traveling from Toronto in August, Paris is slightly colder at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for the train ride to Orleans.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Shopping Nightlife
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

few
hours
Orleans, France

Orleans ©
Orléans is a city in north-central France, about 111km southwest of Paris. Plan my trip to Orleans with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can take a train from Paris to Orleans in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Orleans

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau de La Ferte Saint Aubin
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Chateau de La Ferte Saint Aubin ©
Chateau de La Ferte Saint Aubin
Orléans Cathedral ©
Orléans Cathedral

1
night
Paris, France

Paris
To find photos and other tourist information, read Paris online attractions planner .

Take a train from Orleans to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will leave for Bruges on the 21st (Tue).

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Boottochten Brugge, Historium Brugge and Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum. On the 21st (Tue), contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Beguinage (Begijnhof). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): take a tour by water with Boottochten Brugge, then see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Historium Brugge.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bruges online vacation planner .

Getting from Paris to Bruges by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for slightly colder days in Bruges, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Museums Historic Sites
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Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Belfry of Bruges
Belfry of Bruges

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

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 Hop On Hop Off, Red Light District, The Jordaan, and other attractions. Anne Frank House and Rijksmuseum are good opportunities to explore the local culture.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam road trip planning site .

You can drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Arezzo.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

4
nights
Arezzo, Italy

Arezzo ©
Arezzo is a city of art with colorful frescoes and abundance of goldsmiths and antique jewelers.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico and Basilica di San Domenico. Get some cultural insight at Piazza del Campo and Podere Il Cocco. Explore Arezzo's surroundings by going to Walkabout Florence Tours (in Florence) and Siena (Torre del Mangia & Food Tours). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Francesco.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Arezzo trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Amsterdam to Arezzo. On the 30th (Thu), you're off toFlorence.

Things to do in Arezzo

Classes Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Siena, Podere Il Cocco, Walkabout Florence Tours
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Podere Il Cocco ©
Podere Il Cocco
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

1
day
Florence, Italy

Florence
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence driving holiday planning tool .

Getting from Arezzo to Florence by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. You'll set off for Arezzo on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Florence

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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2
nights
Arezzo, Italy

Arezzo ©
To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Arezzo driving holiday planner .

Take a train from Florence to Arezzo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Arezzo

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, Eremo Le Celle, Castello dei Conti Guidi di Poppi
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Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Eremo Le Celle ©
Eremo Le Celle
Santa Maria della Pieve ©
Santa Maria della Pieve

1
night
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You've now added Trastevere to your itinerary. On the 1st (Sat), admire the striking features of Pantheon, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally wander the streets of Trastevere.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rome online day trip planner .

You can take a train from Arezzo to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. You will leave for home on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona

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