17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
— 1 day
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 1 day
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom — 1 night

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.
On the 17th (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

Plan trip to London with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Singapore, Singapore to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in London hover around 11°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Portsmouth.
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Museums
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom — 1 day

Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Spinnaker Tower, then examine the collection at The Mary Rose, then see the interesting displays at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, and finally contemplate the long history of Dockyard Apprentice.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Portsmouth tour itinerary maker site.

Getting from London to Portsmouth by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Portsmouth, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to London.
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Museums · Historic Sites
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London, United Kingdom — 2 nights

The Square Mile

On the 19th (Mon), admire the striking features of Tower of London, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and then get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the London trip planner.

You can drive from Portsmouth to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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Museums · Historic Sites
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom — 1 night

Student City

One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
On the 20th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at The Discovery Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Gallagher & Turner, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andrew's Church.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Newcastle upon Tyne attractions planning app.

Getting from London to Newcastle upon Tyne by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can catch the train to Edinburgh.
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Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 1 day

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, then enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and finally look for gifts at Castlehill Whisky.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh sightseeing planner.

Take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. December in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can catch the train to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Childrens Museums · Museums
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Student City

Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): look for gifts at The Back Page, then steep yourself in history at Quayside, then steep yourself in history at Victoria Tunnel, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Beamish Museum and then get a dose of the wild on Riverside Falconry.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Newcastle upon Tyne tour itinerary planning app.

Take a train from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Amsterdam.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours
Side Trip
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): walk around Vondelpark, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then examine the collection at Anne Frank House, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Newcastle upon Tyne to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. December in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.
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Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Historic Sites
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Brussels, Belgium — 2 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 26th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, steep yourself in history at Grand Place, and then examine the collection at Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate (Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, then see the interesting displays at Belgian Comic Strip Center, then see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally don't miss a visit to Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Brussels trip planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Paris.
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Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Paris, France — 4 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Paris is known for museums, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

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Take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games
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