20 days in Western Europe Itinerary

20 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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

— 5 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Guinness Storehouse and Kilkenny Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Kilkenny (Rothe House and Garden & Black Abbey) and Ballykeefe Distillery (in Cuffesgrange). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, walk around St Stephens Green, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and explore the world behind art at National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin online route planner.

Washington, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. In April, Dublin is a bit cooler than Washington - with highs of 53°F and lows of 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 26:

London, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Gallery and Tower of London. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our London trip site.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. April in London sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 30:

Brussels, Belgium

— 5 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Place and Historic Centre of Brugge. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bruges (Diamond Museum, Groeningemuseum, &more) and Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Gravensteen, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Atomium, admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center, and contemplate the long history of Serres Royales De Laeken.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Brussels journey builder app.

You can take a train from London to Brussels in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Brussels is 1 hour. April in Brussels sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 5:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 5 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Van Gogh Museum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum, Stadhuis Haarlem, &more), Delft (Maria van Jessekerk, Nieuwe Kerk, &more) and Keukenhof (in Lisse). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, see the interesting displays at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, take a stroll through The Jordaan, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. May in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 5 — 10: