23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cairo, Egypt
Fly:  9 h
1
Bordeaux, France
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Train:  6 h 15 min
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Train:  4 h
3
Frankfurt, Germany
— 10 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Gdansk, Poland
— 6 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Cairo, Egypt

5
nights
Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Popular historic sites such as Place de la Bourse and La ville d'Hiver are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chateau du Taillan and Cathedrale St-Front. Change things up with these side-trips from Bordeaux: Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont (in Talmont sur Gironde), Chateau Paloumey (in Ludon-Medoc) and Eglise monolithe Saint-Jean (in Aubeterre-sur-Dronne). There's lots more to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, do a tasting at Chateau Cantenac, don't miss a visit to Grosse Cloche de Bordeaux, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint-Michel.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bordeaux online travel route builder.

Cairo, Egypt to Bordeaux is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cairo in September, expect Bordeaux to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont, La ville d'Hiver, Chateau Cantenac, Cathedrale St-Front, Chateau Paloumey
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La ville d'Hiver ©
La ville d'Hiver
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
Cathedrale St-Front ©
Cathedrale St-Front

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
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 26th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then wander the streets of The Jordaan, and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip site.

You can fly from Bordeaux to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bordeaux in September: highs in Amsterdam hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

10
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Get some historical perspective at Schloss Heidelberg and Würzburg Residence. Explore hidden gems such as Altstadt and Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus). Venture out of the city with trips to Church of the Holy Ghost (Heiliggeistkirche) (in Heidelberg), Klosterkirche Lobenfeld (in Lobbach) and Schwetzingen Palace (in Schwetzingen). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Romer, steep yourself in history at Siebers Tower, see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), and explore the historical opulence of Burg Lichtenberg Hunnenringburg.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Frankfurt trip planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Frankfurt in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. September in Frankfurt sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Fulda, Wurzburg, Heidelberg, Rheinstein Castle
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Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence

6
nights
Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Popular historic sites such as Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku and Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka) are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old Town and Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gdansk: Mennonite Cemetery (in Malbork), Rezerwat "Katy Rybackie" (in Katy Rybackie) and Mewia Lacha Reserve (in Swibno). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Westerplatte, stroll around Rezerwat Ptasi Raj, learn about all things military at Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej), and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Gdansk day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Gdansk takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Frankfurt in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Gdansk: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gdansk

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Malbork, Rezerwat "Katy Rybackie", Sopot Beach, Mewia Lacha Reserve, Rezerwat Dolina Chlapowska
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Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku ©
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Old Town ©
Old Town
Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci ©
Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci

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