20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 6 nights
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Dublin, Ireland

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Guinness Storehouse and Saint Patrick's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Ireland, stop by Temple Bar, and explore the historical opulence of Dublin Castle.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Dublin trip itinerary tool.

Washington DC, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Dublin, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in December, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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4
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London, United Kingdom

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.
Natural History Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and get engrossed in the history at The British Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to London, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
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6
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Brussels, Belgium

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Grand Place and Atomium. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (Church of Our Lady Bruges, Groeningemuseum, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), make a trip to Belgian Comic Strip Center, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and steep yourself in history at Maison d'Erasme.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels travel planning site.

Traveling by train from London to Brussels takes 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. Traveling from London in December, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 35°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

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5
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: museum Beelden aan Zee (in Scheveningen), Maria van Jessekerk (in Delft) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Prison Gate Museum). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), walk around Vondelpark, and get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam journey maker website.

Drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in December, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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