20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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Basel, Switzerland
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Fussen, Germany
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Augsburg, Germany
— 3 nights
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Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Heidelberg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Bastogne, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gouda, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Dusseldorf, Germany
— 1 night
Fly to London City, Train to Southampton
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Southampton, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Wool, United Kingdom
— 2 nights

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Basel, Switzerland

Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Basel day trip tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Zürich Airport, EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport and Bern Belp Airport. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. You will leave for Lucerne on the 7th (Wed).
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Lucerne, Switzerland — 2 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lucerne online trip maker.

Drive from Basel to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 56°F. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Fussen.
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Fussen, Germany

Southern End of the Romantic Road

Framed by the Alps and set upon a riverbank, the city of Fussen in addition to its historic architecture is the epicenter of Germany’s traditional violin-making industry.
Schloss Neuschwanstein has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Schloss Neuschwanstein.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Fussen route maker site.

Getting from Lucerne to Fussen by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Fussen are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Augsburg.
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Augsburg, Germany — 3 nights

Peace City

Easily and quickly accessible from anywhere in the country, Augsburg is packed with historical attractions and intersected by quaint cobbled streets.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get in on the family fun at LEGOLAND Deutschland, make a trip to Fuggerei, then ponder the world of politics at Augsburg Town Hall, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter am Perlach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Augsburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fussen to Augsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Augsburg sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.
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Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany — 2 nights

Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a town in the district of Ansbach of Mittelfranken (Middle Franconia), the Franconia region of Bavaria, Germany. Your day by day itinerary now includes Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), Gerlachschmiede and Kathe Wohlfahrts Weihnachtsdorf. Change things up with these side-trips from Rothenburg ob der Tauber: Iphofen (Mittagsturm, Rodelseer Tor, &more), Gartenschaugelande Kitzingen (in Kitzingen) and Heidelberg (Schloss Heidelberg, Pharmacy Museum, &more).

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rothenburg ob der Tauber tour planner.

Drive from Augsburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Heidelberg.
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Heidelberg, Germany — 1 night

City of Romanticism

A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Heidelberg visit planner.

You can drive from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Heidelberg in 2 hours. In June in Heidelberg, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 56°F at night. You will leave for Bastogne on the 15th (Thu).
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Bastogne, Belgium — 2 nights

Most travelers come to Bastogne for its touching war memorial and museum, built in honor of over 76,000 American soldiers who fought during the legendary Battle of the Bulge--one of the last German offensives in World War II. Over seven decades later, the town's daily life remains deeply linked to this dramatic episode in wartime history.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bastogne: Chateau-Fort de Bouillon (in Bouillon) and Frans-Duitse begraafplaats van Maissin (in Maissin). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Bastogne War Museum, see the interesting displays at Musee du Cochon, and witness the site of a historic battle at Reg Jans Battlefield Experience - Day Tours.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bastogne travel route builder website.

You can drive from Heidelberg to Bastogne in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Gouda.
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Gouda, The Netherlands — 4 nights

Gouda is a municipality and city in the province of South Holland, the Netherlands. Venture out of the city with trips to Delft (De Candelaer & Old Church), Kasteel de Haar (in Haarzuilens) and World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk). There's still lots to do: browse the fresh offerings at Gouda Cheese Market, stroll around Van Bergen IJzendoornpark, and make a trip to Plaza Markt..

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gouda road trip site.

Drive from Bastogne to Gouda in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Gouda can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. You'll set off for Dusseldorf on the 21st (Wed).
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Dusseldorf, Germany — 1 night

Fashion Capital of Germany

Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Eltz Castle. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Eltz Castle and then look for gifts at Altstadt. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche St Cacilia Benrath, see the interesting displays at Chocolate Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Dusseldorf trip planning site.

Getting from Gouda to Dusseldorf by car takes about 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Southampton.
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Southampton, United Kingdom — 1 night

Southampton, on the south coast of England, is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire. To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Southampton online trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Dusseldorf to Southampton in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Dusseldorf in June, you will find days in Southampton are little chillier (66°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Wool.
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Wool, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Wool is a large village, civil parish and electoral ward in the Purbeck district of Dorset, England. You've now added The Tank Museum to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Wool trip planner.

Traveling by car from Southampton to Wool takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive.
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