21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Saint-Etienne, France
— 2 nights
Train
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Rouen, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train
5
Reims, France
— 2 nights
Fly
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive
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Liege, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 3 nights
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Turin, Italy — 2 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, see the interesting displays at Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi, then take in the exciting artwork at Reggia Di Reale, then admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale Di Torino, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Museo Egizio, then examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Superga, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Tommaso Apostolo.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Turin vacation planner.

Bern, Switzerland to Turin is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Turin when traveling from Bern in July, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Saint-Etienne.
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Saint-Etienne, France — 2 nights

Situated in the Massif Central, Saint-Étienne is a bustling capital of the Loire department with diverse activities and attractions, such as natural gorges, cultural events, cathedrals, historical sites, museums, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take an exotic tour of Safari de Peaugres and then explore the ancient world of Theatre Romain (Antique). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look and learn at Planetarium de Saint-Etienne, see the interesting displays at Musee d'Art et d'Industrie, then contemplate the long history of Musee de la mine, and finally examine the collection at Musee des Verts.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Saint-Etienne trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Turin to Saint-Etienne by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Turin in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Saint-Etienne. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Rouen.
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Rouen, France — 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 5th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Jumieges, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc de Cleres, then admire the landmark architecture of Palais de Justice, and finally wander the streets of Rue du Gros-Horloge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, take an in-depth tour of Historial Jeanne d’Arc, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, then contemplate the long history of Le Bucher de Jeanne d'Arc, and finally admire the striking features of Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rouen trip site.

Traveling by train from Saint-Etienne to Rouen takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Saint-Etienne in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rouen: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.
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Paris, France — 2 nights

City of Light

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 7th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then make a trip to Louvre Museum. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Rouen, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Reims.
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Reims, France — 2 nights

City of Kings

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Musee Guerre et Paix en Ardennes, admire the striking features of Palais du Tau, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims, and finally see the interesting displays at Hotel Le Vergeur Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon, then get engrossed in the history at Caverne du Dragon, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Surrender, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts.

Before you visit Reims, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by train from Paris to Reims takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Reims when traveling from Paris in July, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to fly to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The British Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Ben. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read London trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Reims to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Reims to London. While traveling from Reims, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in London, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 2 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 13th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Brussels, steep yourself in history at Grand Place, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and finally pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then explore the world behind art at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, then don't miss a visit to Atomium, and finally explore the world behind art at René Magritte Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Brussels trip planner.

Take a train from London to Brussels in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Brussels due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Liege.
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Liege, Belgium — 3 nights

The Fervent City

Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
Mardasson Memorial and Citadelle de Dinant will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Bastogne Barracks and Parc de Furfooz. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Liege: Forestia (in Theux), Citadelle (Citadel) (in Namur) and Bastogne War Museum (in Bastogne). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at La Roche-aux-Faucons, wander the streets of La Place du Marche, don't miss a visit to Montagne de Bueren, and stop by Toutes Directions.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Liege road trip planning app.

You can drive from Brussels to Liege in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Luxembourg City.
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg — 3 nights

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
You'll explore and learn at MNHM National Museum of Military History and Letzebuerg City Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Le Chemin de la Corniche and Casemates du Bock. Change things up with these side-trips from Luxembourg City: Vianden Castle (in Vianden) and Musee d'histoires de Diekirch (in Diekirch). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Grand Ducal Palace, admire the masterpieces at Mudam Luxembourg Modern Art Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and take a stroll through Barrio Grund.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Luxembourg City sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Liege to Luxembourg City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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