15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Houston, United States
Fly + Train:  16 h 15 min
1
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 1 night
Train:  4 h 15 min
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Houston, United States

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, walk around Minnewaterpark, contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, and finally pause for some photo ops at Oude Griffie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Historium Brugge, walk around Arentshof, explore the world behind art at Groeningemuseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, and finally take in the views from St Bonifacius Bridge.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip planner.

Houston, USA to Bruges is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. In June, Bruges is cooler than Houston - with highs of 67°F and lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Bruges

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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

2
nights
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.
European Parliament (Hemicycle visits) has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, make a trip to Grand Place, admire the landmark architecture of Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, thenexamine the collection at Atomium, and finally admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), thenget a sense of history and politics at European Parliament (Hemicycle visits), thentake in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

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

Drive from Bruges to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

1
night
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, don't miss a visit to Barrio Grund, explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), thenget to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Luxembourg City trip maker.

You can drive from Brussels to Luxembourg City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

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Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche
Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame) ©

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): stop by Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, thenshop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse, and finally look for gifts at Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Zurich online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Luxembourg City to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Vaduz.

Things to do in Zurich

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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

1
night
Vaduz, Liechtenstein

Vaduz ©
As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
On the 19th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, examine the collection at Postal Museum, make a trip to Liechtenstein Center, take an in-depth tour of Liechtenstein National Museum, thendon't miss a visit to The Main Square, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Landtag of Liechtenstein.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Vaduz online tour planner.

Drive from Zurich to Vaduz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vaduz

Museums Historic Sites
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Liechtenstein National Museum ©
Liechtenstein National Museum
Cathedral of St. Florin ©
Cathedral of St. Florin
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein ©
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), thentake an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, thenshop like a local with Getreidegasse, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Mirabell Palace. On your second day here, make a trip to Mozartplatz, get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, thencontemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg online trip builder.

Traveling by train from Vaduz to Salzburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and flight. In June in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
On the 22nd (Wed), see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, thenadmire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunner Gardens. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Stephansplatz, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, thenexamine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, thentake a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

Discover how to plan a Vienna trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Salzburg to Vienna by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Vienna are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Vienna

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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

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 museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, admire the striking features of Reichstag Building, and explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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