23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Cairo, Egypt
Fly:  9 h
1
Bordeaux, France
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Train:  6 h 15 min
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Train:  4 h
3
Frankfurt, Germany
— 10 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Gdansk, Poland
— 6 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Cairo, Egypt

5
nights
Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Popular historic sites such as Place de la Bourse and Cathedrale St-Front are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at La ville d'Hiver and Chateau Paloumey. Change things up with these side-trips from Bordeaux: Chateau Cantenac (in Saint-Emilion), Eglise monolithe Saint-Jean (in Aubeterre-sur-Dronne) and Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont (in Talmont sur Gironde). There's lots more to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the historical opulence of Chateau du Taillan, don't miss a visit to Grosse Cloche de Bordeaux, and examine the collection at Musee du Vin et du Negoce.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bordeaux online travel route builder.

Cairo, Egypt to Bordeaux is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cairo in September, expect Bordeaux to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Chateau Cantenac, Cathedrale St-Front, Eglise monolithe Saint-Jean, La ville d'Hiver, Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont
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Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
La ville d'Hiver ©
La ville d'Hiver
Cathedrale St-Front ©
Cathedrale St-Front

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 26th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then wander the streets of The Jordaan, and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip site.

You can fly from Bordeaux to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bordeaux in September: highs in Amsterdam hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

10
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Get some historical perspective at Schloss Heidelberg and Altstadt. Explore hidden gems such as Stadel Museum and Romer. Venture out of the city with trips to Klosterkirche Lobenfeld (in Lobbach), Schwetzingen Palace (in Schwetzingen) and Church of the Holy Ghost (Heiliggeistkirche) (in Heidelberg). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, admire the striking features of Main Tower, contemplate the long history of Burg Nanstein, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus).

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt tour planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Frankfurt by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Fulda, Heidelberg, Wurzburg, Thurant Castle
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Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence

6
nights
Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Popular historic sites such as Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku and Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka) are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old Town and Westerplatte. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gdansk: Mennonite Cemetery (in Malbork), Rezerwat "Katy Rybackie" (in Katy Rybackie) and Mewia Lacha Reserve (in Swibno). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Sopot Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Church.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Gdansk online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Gdansk takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Frankfurt in October: highs in Gdansk hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gdansk

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Malbork, Sopot Beach, Rezerwat "Katy Rybackie", Rezerwat Dolina Chlapowska, Rezerwat Ptasi Raj
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Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku ©
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Old Town ©
Old Town
Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci ©
Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci

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