17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Haarlem (Grote Markt & Frans Hals Museum). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, don't miss a visit to Dam Square, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam visit planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Amsterdam is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in January: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 7°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.
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Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
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Brussels, Belgium — 3 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 14th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and finally don't miss a visit to Grand Place. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), then see the interesting displays at Atomium, and finally see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Brussels day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Berlin.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 16:

Berlin, Germany — 2 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Reichstag Building, steep yourself in history at Bebelplatz, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Berlin holiday planner.

Getting from Brussels to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can fly to Zurich.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
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Zurich, Switzerland — 5 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Lion Monument, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, and don't miss a visit to Zurich Succulent Plant Collection.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Zurich online journey planner.

Getting from Berlin to Zurich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. January in Zurich sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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