19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
2
Lugano, Switzerland
— 2 nights
3
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
4
Ghent, Belgium
— 2 nights
5
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights

4
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Jordaan and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Step out of Amsterdam with an excursion to Keukenhof in Lisse--about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, stroll around Vondelpark, and get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Amsterdam holiday planner.

Saudarkrokur, Iceland to Amsterdam is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Saudarkrokur to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. In May, Amsterdam is a bit warmer than Saudarkrokur - with highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Lugano.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Zaanse Schans, Keukenhof
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake Lugano and Alta Piumogna Waterfalls. Venture out of the city with trips to San Carlo di Negrentino (in Leontica), Bellinzona (San Bernardino Pass, Castelgrande, &more) and Santa Petronilla (in Biasca). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Lugano, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant' Antonio Abate, and walk around Parco Sul Fiume Cassarate Al Piano Stampa.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Lugano using our trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Amsterdam to Lugano in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in May, expect nights in Lugano to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Bellinzona, San Carlo di Negrentino, Alta Piumogna Waterfalls, Santa Petronilla
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Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Castello di Montebello ©
Castello di Montebello
Castelgrande ©
Castelgrande

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Großer Tiergarten and Zoo Berlin. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Reichstag Building, take in panoramic vistas at Berliner Fernsehturm, steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Berlin trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Lugano to Berlin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ghent.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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Großer Tiergarten ©
Großer Tiergarten
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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Ghent, Belgium

Ghent
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Bavo's Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen, get to know the fascinating history of Graslei and Korenlei, then get to know the fascinating history of Ghent City Center, and finally take in the views from St Michael's Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Het Leen, then look for all kinds of wild species at Meetjeslandse Kreken, then enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), and finally look for gifts at Dille and Kamille.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ghent tour planning website.

You can fly from Berlin to Ghent in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June in Ghent, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Meetjeslandse Kreken, Het Leen
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Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
Graslei and Korenlei ©
Graslei and Korenlei
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Menin Gate Memorial and Minnewater Lake. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Burg Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bruges attractions planner.

Getting from Ghent to Bruges by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Menin Gate Memorial
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Menin Gate Memorial ©
Menin Gate Memorial
Burg Square ©
Burg Square
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde ©
The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde

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