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Series: European Itinerary – 17 Days in London, Paris, Munich, Bavarian Alps, Rhine Valley and Amsterdam

How do you fit in all that Europe has to offer in less than 3 weeks? Cities, culture, theatre, history, nature and more. This was my goal for this trip, to fulfill my daughter’s high school graduation wish with an epic European vacation. Visit 5 countries in a 17 days, all without going broke, having a breakdown or crashing every night from exhaustion!

European Itinerary Part 1 – London, Bath and Stonehenge

European Itinerary Part 1 – London, Bath and Stonehenge

      How do you fit in all that Europe has to offer in less than 3 weeks? Cities, culture, theatre, history, nature and more… First, don’t try to do everything. With each place I visit I always assume I will return again. Have a plan, but don’t overbook yourself. You don’t want to be so booked you can’t do and see the unexpected. Be flexible. Even the best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry. Stop and breath. You…

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European Itinerary Part 2 – Paris and Versailles

European Itinerary Part 2 – Paris and Versailles

      Our next stop was Paris. It’s a wondrous city from its culture and architecture to its history and food. Day 5 | On to Paris, the City of Lights Taking the Eurostar from London was a breeze and we were in Paris in just a couple of hours. First stop, the Louvre. This place is massive so it’s best to have a plan of what you want to see before going. Tip – book your tickets early to avoid…

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European Itinerary Part 3 – Munich, Bavarian Alps and the Rhine Valley

European Itinerary Part 3 – Munich, Bavarian Alps and the Rhine Valley

      I have always wanted to go to Germany to see Neuschwanstein castle and the Bavarian Alps. This ended up being my favorite part of the whole trip. We decided to stay in Munich and take day trips to see everything we wanted to see. Day 9 | Munich We started our time in Munich at Marienplatz. It’s the largest public square in Munich and home of the Glockenspiel which plays everyday at 11am 2pm and 5pm. We took the…

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European Itinerary Part 4 – Amsterdam

European Itinerary Part 4 – Amsterdam

Day 14 | Amsterdam I fell in love with Amsterdam at first sight. There is something about it that I can’t quite describe, it just felt different than the other cities we had been too and I loved it. We arrived by train and it was a quick 5 minute walk from Central Station to Dam Square. It was raining when we arrived but that didn’t stop the crowds. Floating down Amsterdam’s canals is one of the most memorable ways to discover…

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European Itinerary Part 5 – Windsor and Trip Reflection

European Itinerary Part 5 – Windsor and Trip Reflection

      When we booked our flights to Europe we were able to get a good deal but it required us to fly in and out of Heathrow airport in England. Initially our last destination was going to be Amsterdam but to make the most out of the flight situation we choose to fly to London from Amsterdam and stay an extra night in Windsor before flying home. Day 17 | Windsor Flying into Heathrow airport, it was a…

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