12 days in Western Europe Itinerary

12 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 day
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights


London, United Kingdom — 3 nights

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 day by day itinerary now includes Big Ben as well as Tower Bridge. Visit St. Paul's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Natural History Museum and Primrose Hill. Venture out of the city with trips to Cambridge (The Cambridge Gin Laboratory & Cambridgeshire Wine School) and Coda Falconry (in Hounslow). And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, stop by Southwark, and admire the striking features of Banqueting House.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -8 hour difference. In June, London is colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.
Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Wineries
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Brussels, Belgium — 1 day

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Atomium, make a trip to Place St. Gery, then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

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Traveling by train from London to Brussels takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; 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. In June, daytime highs in Brussels are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
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Paris, France — 3 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Île de la Cité. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, then pause for some serene contemplation at Fontaine Saint-Sulpice, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, and finally take a stroll through Le Marais.

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Traveling by train from Brussels to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Brussels in June, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 3 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town and Friedhof Fluntern. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, Lucerne Station, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, get a taste of the local shopping with Bahnhofstrasse, examine the collection at Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum, and ponder the design of Europuddle.

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You can fly from Paris to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. June in Zurich sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Belgium travel guide

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.

Switzerland travel guide

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.