51 days in Europe Itinerary

51 days in Europe Itinerary

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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Dresden, Germany
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Fussen, Germany
— 2 nights
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 2 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 5 nights
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Reims, France
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium — 4 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Rubens House (Rubenshuis) and Memorial Waterloo 1815. Get some historical perspective at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and Carolus Borromeus Church. Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Abbaye de Villers (in Villers-la-ville), Antwerp (Museum Mayer van den Bergh, Town Hall (Stadhuis), &more) and Herge Museum (in Louvain-la-Neuve). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, explore the galleries of Atomium, admire the masterpieces at Van Buuren Museum, and see the interesting displays at Autoworld.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Brussels trip itinerary website.

London, UK to Brussels is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Brussels can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.
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Bruges, Belgium — 2 nights

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at De Vos Almshouse (Godshuis de Vos), then hike along Bruges Art Route, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Brugge Sint Jacobskerk, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint Sauveur de Bruges, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, get engrossed in the history at Folklore Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Annakerk (St Anne's Church), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint-Walburgakerk.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bruges online road trip planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Museum Het Rembrandthuis and De Duif. You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: The Hague (Panorama Mesdag, Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), &more), Grote Markt (in Haarlem) and Nieuwe Kerk (in Delft). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Moco Museum Amsterdam, explore the activities along Herengracht, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Portuguese Synagogue.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Amsterdam road trip site.

You can drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Gemaldegalerie. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Palace of Tears and Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial. When in Berlin, make a side trip to see Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam, approximately Potsdam away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Wannsee, head outdoors with Strandbar Mitte, and see the interesting displays at Neues Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Berlin trip maker app.

Fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Dresden.
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Dresden, Germany — 2 nights

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Schlossplatz, contemplate the long history of Stallhof, then get engrossed in the history at Festung Xperience (Festung Dresden), then admire the masterpieces at Albertinum, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Holy Cross Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Canaletto Blick, see the interesting displays at The Royal Porcelain Collection, then get to know the fascinating history of Theaterplatz, and finally explore the world behind art at Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (Dresden Art Galleries).

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Dresden trip builder tool.

You can drive from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Dresden can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 4 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Visit Staromestske namesti and St. Vitus Cathedral for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Spanish Synagogue and Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Prague: Kutna Hora (St Barbara's Church, Sedlec Ossuary, &more). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Lobkowicz Palace, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, brush up on your military savvy at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, and take in nature's colorful creations at Wallenstein garden.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague route website.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Prague takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 4 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof). Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Stephen's Cathedral and Schonbrunn Palace. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, examine the collection at Hofburg, tour the pleasant surroundings at Copa Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Jesuits.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In June, daytime highs in Vienna are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt, Austria — 2 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 27th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Obertraun Bathing Area/Lakeside Recreation Area, take in the dramatic natural features at Dachstein Giant Ice Caves, then examine the collection at Museum Hallstatt, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parish of the Assumption, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Johannesbergkapelle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche Traunkirchen, then contemplate the waterfront views at Traunsee, and finally stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt online trip planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Hallstatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 29th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg, steep yourself in history at Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, stroll the grounds of Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), then examine the collection at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), then take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally deepen your understanding at Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church).

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 3 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedral of St Peter's and Munich Residenz. Let the collections at BMW Headquarters and Golf Museum capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Regensburg (Basilika St. Emmeram & Basilica of the Nativity of Our Lady Regensburg). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, admire the striking features of Heiliggeistkirche, pause for some serene contemplation at Burgersaalkirche, and see the interesting displays at Deutsches Museum Verkehrszentrum.

For maps and other tourist information, you can read our Munich tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Munich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. June in Munich sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Fussen.
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Fussen, Germany — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): kick back and relax at Alpseebad, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hohenschwangau, don't miss a visit to Schloss Neuschwanstein, then step into the grandiose world of Hohes Schloss, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Benediktinerkloster St. Mang, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hl.-Geist-Spitalkirche. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tegelberg, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Koloman, then examine the collection at Museum der Stadt Fussen, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalvarienberg.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Fussen day trip planning site.

You can drive from Munich to Fussen in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July in Fussen, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Vaduz.
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein — 2 nights

As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, examine the collection at Postal Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Vaduz Castle, then examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Kurt Beck, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Florin. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Liechtenstein National Museum, trek along Furstin-Gina-Weg, then stroll through Galina Falcon Center, and finally get engrossed in the history at Das Walsermuseum, Triesenberg.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Vaduz day trip planning website.

You can drive from Fussen to Vaduz in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.
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Lucerne, Switzerland — 3 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Visit Uferpromenade Weggis and Hofkirche for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Staubbach Waterfall and Parasailing & Paragliding. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucerne: Murren (Allmendhubel & Via Ferrata). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Glasi Hergiswil, get engrossed in the history at Bourbaki Panorama, admire the masterpieces at Museum Rosengart Collection, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuitenkirche.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Lucerne tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Vaduz to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Geneva.
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Geneva, Switzerland — 2 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Get some historical perspective at Prangins Castle and Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral. You'll explore and learn at Musée suisse de l'appareil photographique and Musee D'Art Et D'Histoire. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Geneva: Eglise de Saint-Sulpice (in Saint Sulpice), Place de la Palud (in Lausanne) and Roman Columns (in Nyon). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Fondation Baur, Musee des Arts d’Extreme-Orient, examine the collection at MRL - Maison Rousseau et Litterature, pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame Basilica, and browse the exhibits of Maison Tavel.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Geneva tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Geneva takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to fly to Luxembourg City.
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg — 5 nights

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vianden Castle and Casemates du Bock. Let the collections at The Family of Man and Fort Thungen capture your imagination. Explore Luxembourg City's surroundings by going to Larochette Castle (in Larochette), Chateau Esch-sur-Sure (in Esch-sur-Sure) and Beaufort Castles (in Beaufort). There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, delve into the distant past at Bourscheid Castle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and see the interesting displays at Musee National des Mines de Fer Luxembourgeoises.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Luxembourg City online trip maker.

Getting from Geneva to Luxembourg City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Geneva in July: highs in Luxembourg City hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Reims.
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Reims, France — 2 nights

City of Kings

Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
On the 20th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle Foujita, do a tasting at Nomad Wine, learn about winemaking at Paul-Etienne Saint Germain, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Jacques, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Oise-Aisne American Cemetery and Memorial, explore the historical opulence of Donjon de Septmonts, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Gervais Saint-Protais, and finally steep yourself in history at Abbaye Saint-Jean-des-Vignes.

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You can drive from Luxembourg City to Reims in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
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Belgium travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
A small country packing a big punch in terms of tourist attractions, Belgium sits at the crossroads of Western Europe, its cities soaked in history and famed for their lively arts, fashion, and dining scenes. Although it advertises itself simply as "A Food Lover's Dream," this country of just 11 million people boasts a rich architectural heritage, world-famous breweries, pristine natural areas, and touching memorials marking major battlegrounds from both World War I and World War II. Put the country's elegant cities of Brussels and Bruges at the top of your itinerary, but don't forget that Belgium's less-explored countryside offers dense forests, rolling hills, and lush valleys.
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The Netherlands travel guide

4.3
Art Museums · Specialty Museums · Nightlife
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.
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Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Architectural Buildings
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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Liechtenstein travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Specialty Museums
Business Microstate
One of the smallest but most successful countries in the world, the German-speaking microstate of Liechtenstein is known primarily for two things: its gorgeous Alpine location and strong economy. Due to its size, Liechtenstein is culturally influenced by its neighboring countries, Austria and Switzerland. It is also quite similar to them geographically, with a mountainous landscape that draws scores of tourists for winter holidays. Outdoor enthusiasts have plenty to enjoy here year-round, with numerous hiking and biking trails. As the second-richest nation in the world with one of the lowest unemployment rates, Lichtenstein's charm nevertheless lies in the pride its citizens take in their country's independence and natural splendor.
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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.
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Luxembourg travel guide

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Castles · Landmarks · Churches
Green Heart of Europe
One of the three richest countries in the world, Luxembourg celebrates its wealth of natural and historical sites as well. Landlocked by Belgium, France, and Germany, this nation represents a blend of cultures, which are evident as you explore the nation's villages, outdoor attractions, and capital. If you prefer city living, discover Luxembourg City's old town, with World Heritage status. This small nation's rolling countryside is equally charming, offering castles and plenty of opportunity for recreation and leisure. Go for a bike ride, hike the country's mountainous region, or spend time at renowned vineyards.
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