23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Bern, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
9
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights


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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 18th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, then admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, and then wander the streets of Old Town.

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If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Zürich Airport, EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport and Bern Belp Airport. September in Zurich sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, then appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and then take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lucerne trip planning tool.

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Another option is to take a train. September in Lucerne sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:
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Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lion Monument ©
Lion Monument

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Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 20th (Fri), get curious at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), get a taste of the local shopping with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Bern trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Gorner Gorge, then see the winter wonderland with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and then examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt route planner.

Getting from Bern to Zermatt by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 23rd (Mon), admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Milan tour itinerary app.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Milan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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Paris, France

Paris ©
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 25th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): take a stroll through Île de la Cité, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

You can fly from Milan to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Milan in September, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
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 27th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then ponder the world of politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), and finally examine the collection at Atomium. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and then browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels trip planner.

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Paris in September: highs in Brussels hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then stroll around Vondelpark, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), examine the collection at Anne Frank House, then hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip website.

Getting from Brussels to Amsterdam by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, and get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Berlin trip app.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:
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East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice travel route planning tool.

You can fly from Berlin to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, make a trip to Roman Forum, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Venice in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rome: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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