17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
train:  2​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: London, United Kingdom

2
nights
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Paris online driving holiday planner .

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Zurich, explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery), and then take an in-depth tour of Swiss National Museum.

To find maps and tourist information, use the Zurich online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. April in Zurich sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Museums
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery) ©
Landesmuseum ©
Landesmuseum

3
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Canal Grande and St. Mark's Square will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and steep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in April; daily highs in Venice reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Boboli Gardens. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary maker tool .

Take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Florence sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Colosseum and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome vacation builder site .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. April in Rome sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Zoo Berlin and AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Reichstag Building, don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and admire the architecture and history at THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Berlin trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Rome to Berlin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin ©
AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin

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